Home Theater in A Box

A "home theater in a box" (HTIB) is an integrated home theater package which "bundles" together a combination DVD player/ multi-channel amplifier (which includes a surround sound decoder, a radio tuner, and other features), speaker wires, connection cables, a remote control, a set of five or more surround sound speakers (or more rarely, just left and right speakers) and a low-frequency subwoofer.

They are manufactured by most makers of consumer electronics. At the lowest end of the price range are "2.1" units which include a combination DVD player/three channel amplifier with only the most basic features, a remote control, left and right speakers, and a small subwoofer speaker (under $100 US). Models in the middle price range include HTIBs made by RCA, Electrohome, Philips, Samsung, Panasonic and Sony (from $300 to $800 US). At the high end of the price range, Bose Lifestyle HTIB systems can cost over $3000 US.

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