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A Home Theater: Two Ways to Go

THE BASICS                           THE WORKS

AUDIO
Audio/Video receiver with            A/V receiver, Dolby and
Dolby Digital decoder,               DTS processors, digital
six-speaker set                      equalizer, six-speaker set
$1,800                               with built-in amplifiers                   
                                     $15,000-$40,000

VIDEO
35-inch direct-view TV               TV tuner, CRT front
$1,000                               projector, line-doubler,                   
                                     tensioned screen
                                     $25,000-$40,000

DVD PLAYER
Basic model                          DVD/Laserdisc
$400                                 800
VCR
Basic model                          Full-featured model
$300                                 500

Total Price: $3,500 Total Price: $50,000-$90,000*

*Plus any construction costs


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Updated Sept. 17, 1998 by bwwebmaster
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