Home Theater Installation

Serving: North Idaho & Spokane Washington Areas

Here at Media Controlled, we are a leading home theater sales and installation company. We can help to revolutionize entertainment in your home.

A home theater system (also known as a home cinema system) is one that combines a number of different electronic components, which are designed to recreate the experience of what it feels like to watch a film when you go to the cinema. There is no denying that this is a much more enjoyable experience. You will be more immersed into the movie if you watch it on a home theater system rather than simply watching it on an ordinary television.

Components of a home theater system

The components of a home theater system (home cinema system) typically include a high resolution projector or a large flat panel, surround sound speakers and amplifiers, a surround sound processor, video/audio source components and a remote control with programming to automate the system, making it easier to control.


Surround Sound

Full 360-degree panorama sound can be recreated by strategically locating speakers around the room.  This allows different parts of the soundtrack of the movie to match the video. This “steering” properly locates the sound and creates a more realistic and immersive effect.  5.1 surround sound is the starting point of any surround sound system.

Screen Types

Large screens are important to create a “theater” experience.  Whether it is done through a projection system or an OLED, LCD or QLED flat panel, the visual experience is greatly heightened when using a large and clear display. Technology has brought us high definition resolutions of 1080p, 4K and 8K which reproduce crystal clear images for a stunning experience.

Remote Controls & Programming

A Remote Control helps streamline the operation of the various components that make up a home theater. This makes navigating the system a more user-friendly experience. A remote control can now make your home a smart home, adding wireless control of light and temperature adjustments and even shade control.

Choosing the Best Room in your house for your theater

A few important things to keep in mind when choosing the most suitable room for your home theater:

  • Large enough to accommodate the home theater components
  • It should have enough room for comfortable seating
  • A place where certain equipment can be stored out of sight
  • Preferably no windows, no outside light.
  • High ceilings for mounting projection gear
  • Preferably located away from other bedrooms
  • Tiered flooring for better seating arrangements
  • Sound-proofed walls

Home Theater Installation Checklist

  • Large screen LED/LCD
    • Brands Carried: Sony, Samsung
  • Projection TV/Screens
    • Brands Carried: Sony, JVC, Elite EVP, Dragonfly
  • Receiver
    • Brands Carried: Denon, Marantz, Pioneer Elite
  • Preamp/ Processors, Amplifiers
    • Brands Carried: Marantz, Parasound
  • Speakers
    • Brands Carried: Triad, Episode
  • Internet TV/content devices
    • Brands Carried: Roku, AppleTV, Plex
  • Digital video recorder
    • Brands Carried: Tivo
  • Blu-ray DVD player
    • Brands Carried: Sony, Samsung
  • Remote controls
    • Brands Carried: Control4, RTI, Universal Remote
  • Internet – router and WiFi
    • Brands Carried: Araknis, Luxul
  • Remote controlled light/heating/AC interfaces
    • Brands Carried: Control4, Lutron
  • Device and media storage
    • Brands Carried: Autonomic, Fusion Research
  • Sound proofing/isolation materials and flooring
    • Brands Carried: Simplified Acoustics
  • Mounting brackets for displays, screens & speakers
    • Brands Carried: Strong Mounts, Sanus
  • Theater-style seating and furnishing
    • Brands Carried: Salamander Designs
  • Ambient and recessed lighting
    • Brands Carried: Control4, Lutron, ColorBeam
  • Furniture:
    • Brands Carried: Salamander Designs

Four benefits of having a professional do your home theater installation

  1. We do the research for you – Save time and money by leaning on our knowledge and expertise
  2. Options – We will provide options you may not have known were available.  We want to provide the right solutions for your situation.
  3. Stress reduction – We take the stress off of your shoulders.
  4. Save more money in the long run – You can end up spending a lot more in the long run if you make costly mistakes! Let us reduce the risk by getting it right the first time. 

Working with the best

eOnce you have made the first important decision of creating a home theater in your house, the second most important decision is finding a quality installer to make your dreams come true.  This is where come in!

Media Controlled is a privately-owned company specializing in custom, top-of-the-line home theater systems.  We provide professional and superior service at very reasonable rates. Our experienced and knowledgeable installers are here to answer all of your home cinema questions.  Give us a call today to set up a free consultation.

Service Areas

  • Coeur d’Alene, ID, USA
  • Coeur d’Alene, ID, USA
  • Spirit Lake, ID, USA
  • Post Falls, ID, USA
  • Worley, ID, USA
  • Hayden, ID, US 
  • Athol, ID, USA
  • State Line, ID
  • Spokane, WA
  • Spokane Valley, WA
  • Liberty Lake, WA
  • Town and Country, WA
  • Orchard Prairie, WA
  • Mead, WA
  • East Farms, Otis Orchards-East Farms, WA
  • Newman Lake, WA
  • Airway Heights, WA
  • Geiger Heights, WA

From Our Clients

Here is what our clients have to say about us.

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Feb 5, 2019,
I was very pleased with the work done by Media Controlled. I would use them again and recommend them accordingly. They came with cost effective solutions for an older system and brought it up to speed...
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Oct 5, 2018,
Thrilled with their work! Very responsive! Mark is honest and has great integrity.
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Oct 5, 2018,
After having my home theater upgraded, I can’t enjoy any body else’s system that doesn’t have the quality that Mark has installed for us. There’s no comparison. Thank you so much.
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Oct 5, 2018,
Great website – clean easy to navigate. Have experienced your service and expertise for years with complete satisfaction.
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Oct 5, 2018,
Mark, thanks to you and all the gang over there for putting in this wonderful system & working to get all the kinks out. Listening to Van Morrison right now. Anytime you’re in the area, there’s always...
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Aug 27, 2018,
Informative ,easy to work with! Mark was pleasant and so helpful.
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