Published On: October 9, 2013

Lighting Control

Published On: October 9, 2013
Last Updated on: March 9, 2022
We May Earn From Purchases Via Links

Lighting Control

Lighting control is a very important part of a home theater set up. If you want the best picture, it is important to have complete control of the lighting in your room. There are many ways to go about this

Lighting Control

  • The staff at is comprised of experts who are dedicated to helping you make better informed buying decisions.


Lighting control is one of the most important but often overlooked elements of a home theater system. For the best video performance, you want the room to be as dark as possible, so that you can get the highest level of contrast. Window treatments, special doors and/or dedicated rooms with no access to sunlight whatsoever are all considers ways to get your room as dark as possible for video.

For audio, music sounds better to you when the lights aren't on full blast. Your brain is more receptive to sound and you focus less on your environment and more on the music.

Lighting control systems range from simple dimmers to complete lighting computer systems that have multi-zone control over bank after bank of lights. Lutron's Grafix Eye is a popular choice for home builders and home theater designers alike.

Lighting control is just the beginning of home automation, that can also incorporate HVAC and control over every aspect of your home theater system.

Other manufacturers of lighting control products include Savant, Crestron, and Control4.

Subscribe To Home Theater Review

Get the latest weekly home theater news, sweepstakes and special offers delivered right to your inbox
Email Subscribe
© JRW Publishing Company, 2023
As an Amazon Associate we may earn from qualifying purchases.

linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram
Share to...