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MISTAKE 1: YOUR SCREEN IS TOO BIG!
No matter what you choose to do with your design, you’ll need a display. Some homeowners are opting for non-traditional displays, like 4K flat panels, but for the most part users still prefer to pair a projector and screen.
But what you may not realize is that it’s easy to over estimate the size of screen you’ll need. A screen that’s too big can make viewers uncomfortable.
How to Avoid it: Measure your space before you purchase a screen. Determine how many seats you’ll add, and where they’ll go. Once you know that, the screen size is easier to determine. Investigate the commonly accepted ranges for seating distance to screen based on screen sizes.
MISTAKE 2: TOO MUCH LIGHT!
One of the biggest challenges when building a home theater is overcoming ambient light. That’s the kind of light that filters in through cracks in the doorway or the space between curtains.