Palliser Furniture at HTmarket.com

HTmarket.com feature Palliser Brand Furniture.  We recently shot a video of the Palliser Furniture showroom in High Point and Las Vegas.  I have included the video of the Palliser showroom and some popular styles of seating for them.

Brand New Videos on Home Theater Carpet

HTmarket.com recently added some brand new styles of theater carpet on their web site.  We then obtained samples and shot many of our popular styles and new carpet models in video.  Check out the videos below.

How to Choose the Correct Projector Screen?

Home theater buyers have a tough task when choosing the proper projector but they have tougher and more important decision to choose the proper projector screen.  The home theater screen decision has many branches in the decision tree.  To make the correct decision you will first have to ask a couple questions of yourself before deciding on what screen to buy.  These questions are the following.

What types of media do I watch the most of TV or Movies?

How far do I plan on sitting from the screen?

Where will I put the front speakers in the set up?

Can I control light?

Will I be watching media with the lights on?

What projector am I using?

What’s my budget?

What type of room? Is it dedicated or dual use?

These are the key questions to consider.

If you plan on watch HDTV more than movies you should plan on getting a 16:9 screen  which is the native aspect ratio of most projectors for home theater.  If you are a movie buff than you might consider a 2:35 to 1 screen (this screen is very long rectangle) which is aspect ratio of most blu ray discs.  If you go with 2:35 to 1 screen you’ll need a projector that can handle the different aspect ratios by maintaining a constant height on the screen.

 

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The seating area distance from the screen is the key question on choosing what size screen you can put in your room.  Most people are most comfortable viewing images from about 1.5 to 2 times the screen width. At HTmarket.com the biggest issue we see if with people choosing their size screen is they have a tendency to choose too big of a screen for the size room they have.

Most home theater rooms allow for the buyer to place speakers below and to the sides of a screen this enables you to choose a screen for the best video versus speaker placement. If you have to place speakers behind the screen you will need to choose an acoustic screen that allows this to happen but image quality can suffer as a result.

If your room is going to be dark 90% of the time without light you can go with a 1.0 gain screen.  If you prefer to add brightness to the screen you will want to look for theater screens that offer more gain.  A 1.3 gain screen will allow you to have up to 30% more brightness on the screen.  HTmarket offers movie projector screens with these characteristics.

The projector you buy also factors in your screen decision.  Is the projector bright? does it have adequate contrast?  The budget you decide on to allocate for the screen will factor in your decision process on what you can afford.

Last but not least, is your room dedicated to home theater in this case you will want to look for a fixed projector screen.  If it’s dual use you may consider an electric projector screen that retracts into the ceiling that requires electricity.  The great thing about choosing a screen is that you can customize what you need to your room.  HTmarket.com offers 100’s of screen sizes and selections to choose from popular brands like Stewart, Elite, Dalite, Grandview and Draper.

If you need help be sure to visit our web site and call us. We know projector screens real well and we can help you decide the best course of action.

Best Popcorn for Home Theater

HTmarket.com recently filmed many videos regarding popcorn machine performance and during that time we got a chance to taste lots of popcorn.  We tasted Weaver Popcorn, Pop Magic, 1911 Country Harvest and Mega Pop Popcorn.  The Weaver seemed to have the best taste and yield.  We were presently surprised that all popcorn tasted good and yielded quite a bit of popcorn.

We have posted videos on the popcorn on our web site and you tube.

Movie theater popcorn tastes much better than the microwave popcorn.  Buy it at HTmarket.com in cases of 24 packs or more.  The best thing is it’s pre measured for the size popper you have.

Popcorn Butter Warmer

Get the Pro Style Popcorn Butter Warmer at HTmarket.com

This is the most inexpensive and easy to use Popcorn Butter Dispenser on the market. 

Give HTmarket.com a call for your very own Butter Dispenser.

Popcorn Supplies, What’s the best for my use?

HTmarket.com carries a variety of popcorn supplies.  We often get asked what’s the best container for my usage or popcorn machine.  We can help you via these insightful videos.

HTmarket.com has the scoop boxes.

We have the butter bags.

We have popcorn tubs

We then have popcorn scoops for scooping the popcorn out.

In general, you can decide based on how many people you need to serve, are you going to use butter in the popcorn and how much popcorn per serving do you want.

Get your popcorn supplies at HTmarket.com.  We make it easy and fun.

Home Theater Lighting

HTmarket.com has a great home theater lighting and sconce section.  We recently posted some great video of our lighting.  The coolest sconce is the Home Theater Sconce.  We show how you can do various designs.

The home theater wall sconce comes in clapboard, projector, ticket, stars, popcorn and custom with your name on the sconce.

Check out the custom home theater sconces here.

The Filmstrip home theater lighting below.

HTmarket.com has the sconces for you.  You can visit HTmarket.com for details or give us a call.

Home Theater Furniture

If you need home theater furniture or sectional style furniture with sofas and reclining seats HTmarket.com offers some of the best brands in the industry including Palliser Furniture, Lane Furniture and Jaymar Furniture.  We have been out and about with our HD video camera and we visited Palliser, Jaymar and Lane in High Point and Las Vegas so you don’t have to go furniture shopping.  We show you the highlights of each showroom in about 7 to 9 minutes in each video.  You can check out the videos below.

Palliser Furniture Showroom Tour and Video Below:

Lane Furniture Showroom Tour and Video Below:

Jaymar Furniture Showroom Tour and Video here:

If you need a quote on any of these furniture lines please contact us at sales@htmarket.com.

We would be happy to quote you on any furniture group.  We can home deliver and set up most lines free.  The only exception is Lane Furniture there is an extra fee. Visit us at HTmarket.com

Popcorn Machine Olympics

On your mark get set go.  We time the fastest popcorn machines for the Popcorn Olympics.  You can watch the videos to find out the fastest time on a popcorn kettle.

Street Vendor Popcorn Machine shown below. Pop Cycle Time: 4:45.4

Theater Popcorn Machine Pop Cycle Time: 3:50.1

Art Deco Popcorn Machine Pop Cycle Time: 5:01.1

Home Theater Popcorn Machine Pop Cycle Time: 4:44.0

Watch the Olympics of Popcorn Machines, you can also check them out at HTmarket.com home theater popcorn machines

Get Lit Up At HTmarket.com with Movie Poster Frames

HTmarket.com has some great lights to add to your theater including back lit marquees and marquees that you can change letters. We also have battery operated lighted cupholders you can put in theater seats.  Check them out here on our videos.

Movie Poster Frame with Lights

Theater Marquee with Letters

Movie Poster Case with Halo Light Effects

Movie Poster Case with Back Lighting

Lighted Cupholders

So if you want to get your theater lit up, give HTmarket.com a call at 888-764-9273.