Home Cinema Installation & Calibration Workshop
Date & Time
Wednesday, July 26, 2023, 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Home Cinema and media room technology are among the most commonly requested systems for new smart home installations. Integrating audio, video and control systems together into a home cinema environment, is a common task for smart home designers and installers.

This course will provide attendees the essential skills required to install a standards compliant home cinema or media room. The workshop style of this course means every student will learn in a hands-on manner. The day includes the building of a modest home cinema including typical audio and video components.

Once the basic home cinema is complete each student will try their hand configuring the basic audio setup of a typical AV Receiver and go on to basic video calibration of the display using test materials.

The topics covered in this course include:

  • The role of the AV receiver in a home cinema room
  • Configuring common sources of AV content
  • Video display technologies and setup
  • Speaker system technologies and setup
  • Basic audio and video calibration
  • HD Video distribution methods
  • The home cinema environment


At the end of this course, attendees will be able to:

  • List the basic components of a home cinema system
  • Explain the role of each home cinema system component
  • Setup a home cinema from common components
  • Calibrate the video picture and sound for initial viewing
  • Discuss three HD video distribution methods
Session Type
CEDIA Training, St Neots