Imagine getting a true 5.1 channel home theater system with the speakers and a Blu-ray player included.
You're imagining the Samsung HT-C5500 5.1 Channel Blu-ray Home Theater System. But this is no figment of your imagination. It's real, it's here and you can get yours at a surprisingly affordable price.
Just add a high definition TV and some Blu-ray discs or DVDs and you'll have a complete private cinema that will provide you with many hours of viewing and listening pleasure. And you'll be proud to show it to (and enjoy it with) your family and friends.
In addition to 720p, 1080i and 1080p high definition resolutions the C5500 can upscale all of your current DVDs from 480i to 480p, resulting in a picture so good some of your friends may assume they're watching Blu-ray discs. And with an HDMI v 1.4 output, signals stay in pure digital form from your C5500 to your HDTV.
Samsung certainly didn't cut any corners to make the C5500 affordable. Its built-in amplifier and 5.1 speakers pump out 1000 watts of audio surround sound power. Your Blu-ray discs, DVDs and CDs will not only look great, they'll sound great too.
One reason they'll sound so good is your C5500's Crystal Amp Pro Circuitry. It uses two internal signal filters to remove sound distortion and noise to provide you with crystal clear sound.
That crystal clear sound can be enhanced by audio processors (codecs) from Dolby and DTS. Most DVDs and Blu-ray discs today have sound tracks encoded in two or more of them. You can decide for yourself which ones you like best.
Another reason the C5500 sounds so good is ASC. That's Automatic Sound Calibration. Like more-expensive home theaters, this one can "fingerprint" your listening environment. No two rooms are alike. Curtains, chairs, lamps and other features of a room absorb and reflect sound in a crazy-quilt manner.
With Auto Sound Calibration you just place the included microphone at your listening position. Your C5500 tunes the output of each speaker so the net result is that your room will sound more like an ideal audio studio. If you change the room arrangement or move the unit to another room altogether you can repeat the process in a snap.
Have you heard about DLNA yet? The Digital Living Network Alliance is an industry group promoting a standard way for compatible devices to share content on a home network. Samsung calls their brand of the standard AllShare. With AllShare you can watch movies from your PC on your TV and even do futuristic stuff like wirelessly sync your PC to you Samsung cell phone.
Connectivity is key everywhere. Of course your C5500 has an RJ45 jack so you can plug it in to your home network and ultimately the Internet. If you want to connect wirelessly you can purchase an optional Wi-Fi adapter.
Once you're on the Net you've entered the land of what Samsung likes to call Infinite Entertainment. It's a land where you can download "widgets" and apps from Blockbuster, Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, Flickr, Pandora and dozens of other free and paid services.
On top of all these great features what more could you want? Well how about a dock for your iPod and iPhone? You're in luck. Your C5500 includes one. Your Samsung C5500 isn't just a home theater system. It's the hub of your own little entertainment empire, right in the comfort of your home.