It’s high time we face the painful reality that we are not going back to theaters (of any kind) anytime soon. That’s why the highly-anticipated live-action Mulan is set to stream on Disney+ instead and Netflix has given us their word that they will continue to offer a virtually bottomless pool of content for us to enjoy while stuck at home.
While there’s nothing that can replace an actual cinematic experience in a theater, it doesn’t mean that we can’t try. From HD TVs to portable projectors, here are some deals that can help you upgrade your home theater at great prices:
Whether you’re in your living room, backyard, or bedroom, this tiny but mighty projector delivers some pretty dang sharp picture quality for its size. It beams 1080p HD picture to an impressive 240-inch screen and even has built-in Hi-Fi speakers so you can do away with portable audio devices. It’s usually $799, but it’s on sale for $279.99.
Aside from movies and shows, you can also project your favorite games with the AAXA S1. It transforms your 6-inch screen into a massive 120-inch multi-player screen so your friends and family can join in on the fun, too. With twin speakers on either side, it boasts room-filling sound tuned specifically to popular Nintendo titles. Snag it on sale for only $289.99.
Whether you’re playing a game, hosting a movie night, or pitching a deck, this mini projector casts whatever’s on your phone into a larger 120-inch picture. All you have to do is connect it to your device via Bluetooth or MiraCast Mirror Display, and it will beam your content in stunning HD resolution — including 3D. Normally retailing for $499, this pocket-sized wonder is on sale for a limited time for only $299.99.
If you’re tired of hunkering down at home, the CINEMOOD 360 lets you immerse yourself in virtual dimensions with its 360° interactive projector. You can use it to watch content from sites like Netflix, Amazon Prime, and YouTube, and it even encourages you to stay active with fun interactive motion games. Normally retailing for $499, it’s on sale for $328.99.
With a massive viewing space, this projection screen offers an unparalleled viewing experience for any type of media. Its Hi-Contrast White surface produces excellent color and contrast, while its construction that features acoustically transparent material permits speakers to be placed behind it. As a bonus, it also looks sleek and modern, making it ideal for homes, conference rooms, and schools. Get it on sale for only $99.99.
Ideal for your home theater or office, this fixed screen features a clean, light-absorbing surface, with a luxurious appearance to boot. It’s also easy to assemble, having only eight pieces that include detachable legs, feet, and an optional back brace. Get it on sale for $109.99, a 44% discount from the original retail price of $198.
This ultra-massive LED TV, a 75-inch LCD panel offers professional features like an OPS split, stunning 4K UHD resolution, and USB playback. With commercial-grade LCD, it’s like watching a theater screen. Get it for $3,999 — 27% off the usual $5,490.
As far as 4K TVs go, the Philips Momentum can tick all your boxes. It beams the most detailed images and graphics, complete with richer and vibrant colors thanks to Display HDR 1000 and Quantum Dot Technology. Even better, it even comes with Ambiglow that expands the screen with immersive halo light. While this model is refurbished, it’s pretty much good as new, and you can get in on sale for $649.99.
From LG, the LT340C offers a user-friendly interface and superb image and video quality, making it ideal for family homes. It has two built-in 5W speakers for premium sound and has Crestron Connected® Certification for presentations, gaming, or simple viewing. It also features a slew of other features, including Display Power Management, USB Data Cloning, Time Scheduler, and more. For a limited time, you can get it on sale for $189.99.
Universal remote controls
The real reason why you keep losing your remote controls to some alternate dimension is that you have too many of them. Get rid of all the clutter with this universal remote, compatible with TVs, DVD players, VCRs, cable boxes, live video devices, stereo systems, amplifiers, and so much more. Switching between all these devices is as simple as clicking a button. Grab it on sale for $14.99.
Another option is the SMART+ Remote Control which is specifically designed to accommodate Windows 10 Home Theater PCs. That way, you can maneuver between your TV and Windows 10 without having to switch devices. It even has a PC mode that allows you to utilize your favorite Windows shortcuts using the full keyboard built-in the back of the remote. It’s on sale for $19.99.
Intermittent weather is no match for this indoor HD antenna. Not only does it boast an extended 70-mile range, but it also has Edge 70 Plus that works in even the harshest of storms to keep you constantly connected. It usually goes for $39, but it’s on sale for $24.99.
This antenna is similar to the Edge 70, except that it also works outdoors and boasts a wider 80-mile range. Equipped with CleanSignal technology, it reduces grain and boosts signal quality for a clearer picture, even during severe weather. Grab it on sale for $49.99.
If you’re looking for an antenna that matches your space’s sleek aesthetic, this indoor digital HDTV fits the bill. Its ultra-thin and lightweight designs allow for discrete mounting, while its crystal clear filter technology can pick up signals within a 50-mile range for a clearer picture, lower noise, and a wider range of frequencies. Usually $47, it’s on sale for $19.99.
The unfortunate thing about Bluetooth earphones or headphones is that they’re not always compatible with your entire tech collection. But this EVE TX/RX can solve that issue for you, as it can connect to your gaming devices, smartphones, car audio systems, more, even if they’re not Bluetooth-ready. Just pair your headphones with a push of a button and enjoy wireless listening right away. Get it on sale for $59.99.
A CES Innovation Awardee and a highly-rated product on Amazon (4.3 out of 5 stars, baby), this transmitter enables you to turn your TV, gaming consoles, home stereo, computers, and more into Bluetooth devices. Just pair it with your headphones, power up the wand, and you can automatically enjoy the whole Bluetooth experience. Get it on sale for $49.99.
Other nifty accessories
Ditch your colossal TV rack and opt for this mount instead to save on space. Compatible with flat panel displays of 32″ to 60″, you can use it to safely and securely mount your LCD or plasma TV virtually anywhere in the house. And clocking in at only $19.99, it’s basically a steal.
This high-speed HDMI cable also offers high definition picture and sound, resulting in epic 8K picture quality with HDR imaging. It’s also designed with a 24K gold plated V-grip connector to stay in place, as well as 120 Hz ultra-smooth transition so you never have to suffer through a lag ever again. This premium cable is on sale for .
This HDMI connector has high definition color processing, so you always get a high-quality picture with 8-16 bits of color definition. Whatever you’re streaming, you can enjoy stunning 1080p and 4K Ultra HD resolution without worrying about quality loss. You can also take advantage of the Ethernet connection for high-speed video streaming. Get it on sale for $26.99.
Ideal for working from home, these Sony headphones boast a superior noise reduction system that produces clear, high-quality sound. With 40mm drivers, a special voice mode, and 13 hours of battery life, you can enjoy your playlists without distractions and focus on every word of your favorite shows for hours on end. Typically $110, this pair is on sale for $34.95.