A home theater is all about creating a dedicated viewing experience, so to limit distractions, ambient lighting is your best choice. Hanging or suspended fixtures and lamp lights can reflect on the screen or cause uneven lighting of a projected image. Lights should be dimmable, and remote controlled.
The following are preferred lighting options for a home theater:
With all lighting choices, but sure that any mounted fixtures are can be dimmed and remote controlled. Table lamps should have opaque shades and easy-to-find pull chains or switches.
Lighting in a home theater should be subtle and help create the theater atmospherebut it should also be capable of fully illuminating the room for cleaning and other activities.
As with all electrical installations, it should be done by a professional and meet all building and safety codes. In-floor lighting should always be LED and not generate any heat.
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