A television stand can solve many issues at once. It elevates the
television to the correct height and it provides shelves for the
While not essential for home theater, two add-on purchases can make your system
much more enjoyable. A "universal" remote control can replace all your separate
remotes—an especially good move if you've built your system from individual
components. Finally, wireless headphones will let you enjoy full-volume entertainment
at night, after others in your house have gone to sleep. It's like having your cake and
eating it, too.
A universal remote control (left) can simplify system
operation. Wireless headphones (right) enable you to
enjoy the system after others have gone to bed.
The Sony Guide to Home Theater