With HD TV, Surround Sound, digital satellite, and more, the options for home theater systems are ever expanding, and what used to be a simple matter of plugging in a TV and connecting a few cables has become a far more complex undertaking. Here to untangle the wires and make sense of the choices confronting you today as you set up your home theater is a guide from the folks who do it best: TechTV! In true TechTV fashion, author Mike Wood distills the process into the need-to-know essentials that will have you viewing flicks before the day is out. By focusing on three primary steps--determining sources (DVD players, satellite receivers, VCRs, and music servers), figuring out how to control those sources (receiver, preamp, and so on), and then choosing how and where to display them--Mike delivers the information in easily digestible chunks that you an choose to build on (or not!). Buying tips, cool factoids, and sound setup advice round out the offering!