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Does Your Theater Need an External Sound System?

Does Your Theater Need an External Sound System?

Envision that unique space in your home where you can just walk in to immerse yourself in endless entertainment options on the big screen, and be enveloped in the magical film score acoustics beaming out of your sound system. The big question in this situation is, is the sound in your home theater sufficient? Depending on the size of the room, the onboard sound component of a high-end laser TV like the Formovie THEATER provides stunning surround sound to accompany the incredible visuals on the screen, but some situations may require the use of an external sound system.

Formovie THEATER is an All-rounder

Formovie THEATER is the first laser TV in the industry to have certified Dolby Vision and Dolby ATMOS capabilities, both of which are used by developers, designers, and engineers to create the most life-like imagery and realistic sounds for a variety of content. There are two 4-inch speakers and two tweeters designed by Bowers & Wilkins, especially for the Formovie THEATER, and built- into the projector. They provide a total of 30 watts of sound that is enhanced by the Dolby ATMOS feature that can be turned on and off in the settings. The sound produced by these speakers is of high quality and may blow you away according to a review on the TechTablets YouTube page.

Because the huge screen can accommodate large rooms and large audiences with ease, the 30 watts of sound produced by the projector may not always reach the back of the room where some people may be seated. This is when it becomes important to remain open-minded about the use of an external sound system, and thankfully, the Formovie THEATER has all the necessary connectivity options to make this mission possible.

Connect Virtually Anything

In addition to its Bluetooth capabilities, Formovie THEATER has a total of 6 connectivity ports, two of which are solely dedicated to the use of an external sound system: the HDMI eARC port, and the Audio Out port. With this trio, it’s theoretically possible to connect three different sound systems and alternate between them at will, depending on whether you’re enjoying a high-action movie or binge-watching episodes of your favorite series.

You can read more about the projector’s connectivity ports here.


Types of Sound Systems

To make the most of your external sound system, consider investing in one that supports Dolby ATMOS, in order to not compromise the sound quality. 

If you enjoy the simplicity of a plug-and-play device, you may resort to adding a soundbar to your entertainment area, especially if the room is only small enough to host a handful of people. Additionally, the sleek aesthetic of a soundbar fits beautifully with the minimalistic design of the Formovie THEATER.

For the complete surround sound experience, a sound system with multiple speakers is the ideal option. Acoustics can fill the room from all corners, and you have the added ability to create more dimension by placing the speakers at different heights. This is ideal for larger audiences because they won’t feel forced to move to the front of the room to fully appreciate the sound. To get the best out of the surround sound system, follow a simple guide like this one on Home Cinema Guide

Enjoy the Full Experience

The size of your entertainment area will definitely impact how any sound system performs, both internally and externally. Sometimes, the desire to use an external sound system may be motivated by specific content, and Formovie THEATER makes it possible to switch between various audio output options to suit particular needs. 

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