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Catch your favorite sports on Optoma’s 1080p Projector: $399 (Refurb, Orig. $1,199), more

BuyDig is offering the refurbished Optoma HD143X 1080p 3D Projector with a Deco Ceiling Mount for $399 shipped when code FALL has been applied during checkout. That’s about $76 off the going rate for the projector alone at Amazon and beats the lowest price we have tracked by $51. I have owned an Optoma projector for years and can vouch for great picture quality and an easy installation process. Customers will receive 2-years of warranty coverage with their purchase. Ports include 2x HDMI, a headphone jack, and more. Rated 4/5 stars.

Samsung’s Dolby Atmos 3.1.2-Channel Soundbar hits Amazon low at $606 (40% off)

Amazon offers the Samsung HW-K850 3.1.2-Channel Dolby Atmos Soundbar for $606.27 shipped. That’s good for a $394 discount from the going rate at Best Buy and Crutchfield, beats the next lowest sale price at Samsung by $200 and is a new Amazon all-time low. While the standout feature here is Dolby Atmos support, it also includes dual HDMI ports, 4K passthrough, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and more. It carries a 4.2/5 star rating from over 700 shoppers and you can learn more in our announcement coverage. Head below for more.

Too many home theater remotes? Logitech’s $70 Harmony Touch controls 15 devices

Today only, Best Buy’s official eBay storefront offers the Logitech Harmony Touch 15-Device Universal Remote for $69.99 shipped. Also available as part of Best Buy’s Deals of the Day. While it originally fetched $250, you’ll more recently find this remote selling in the ballpark of $100. That saves you $30 and is the second lowest offer we’ve seen this year. This remote can command up to 15 different devices, making it a simple way to consolidate your home theater controls. Over 1,000 customers have left a 4.2/5 star rating.

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Sonos Play:1 Speakers are back in stock for $119 shipped (Refurb, Orig. $199)

Sonos is offering its refurbished Play:1 Speaker for $119 shipped. That’s about $30 off the going rate in new condition over at Amazon and is a match for our last mention. With built-in support for multi-room playback, having multiple Play:1 speakers in your home is a great way to keep the tunes cranked up no matter which room you are in. Customers will receive a full 1-year warranty with their purchase. Rated 4.3/5 stars.

Bring Onkyo’s 5.2-Ch. Speaker System to your home theater at an Amazon low: $249 ($50 off)

Amazon offers the Onkyo HT-S3900 5.2-Channel Home Theater Package for $249 shipped. Also available at Best Buy and B&H. That’s good for a $50 discount from the going rate and matches the Amazon all-time low. This 5.2-channel sound system is based around a AV receiver with four HDMI inputs, HDR and 4K passthrough. If you’re looking to upgrade your home theater’s sound without spending a fortune, this is a solid multi-channel solution. Rated 4.1/5 stars.

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Center your home theater around TCL’s 55-inch Roku 4K UHDTV at $325 (Reg. $380)

Electronic Express via Rakuten offers the TCL 55-inch 4K HDR Roku UHDTV for $324.86 shipped when applying code SAVE15 at checkout. Don’t forget to log into your Rakuten account to lock in the savings. That’s good for a $55 discount from the going rate at Amazon, beats our previous mention by $15 and is the lowest we’ve seen since the beginning of the year. Most notably it features built-in Roku functionality, but you’ll also get three HDMI inputs, HDR support, a 4K panel and more. Over 2,700 shoppers have left a 4.3/5 star rating at Amazon.

Home Theater Stories October 12

This eight-outlet surge protector has two 2.4A USB ports & per-outlet control for $25

BESTEK (98% positive lifetime feedback) via Amazon offers its Surge Protector with Eight Outlets and Two 2.4A USB ports for $25.19 shipped when you use code 8HZG3X52 at checkout. Regularly over $35, this is one of the best prices we’ve tracked historically and is the lowest available. You’ll get one master outlet and seven “controlled” outlets. These secondary outlets can either turn on/off with the master (great for home theaters) or set to an “always on” mode. Rated 4.2/5 stars.

Sceptre’s $450 UDHTV upgrades your home theater w/ a 65-inch 4K curved screen (25% off)

Walmart offers the Sceptre 65-inch Curved 4K UHDTV (C650CV-U) for $449.99 shipped. Normally selling for $600, that’s good for a 25% discount and is the lowest price we’ve tracked. This model comes equipped with four HDMI inputs and a 4K 60Hz panel. If you’ve been looking to add a curved TV to your home theater, this is a more affordable option. Rated 4.2/5 stars. It lacks any built-in smart functionality, but that means you can bring your own preferred option. Use your savings to score the new Fire TV or pick up the Roku Streaming Stick+.

Home Theater Stories October 10

Sceptre’s 55-inch 4K UHDTV is a budget-friendly home theater upgrade at $260 (35% off)

Walmart offers the Sceptre 55-inch 4K UHDTV for $259.99 shipped. Normally selling for closer to $400, that’s good for a 35% discount and comes within $10 of our previous mention from June. This 4K-ready UHDTV features four HDMI inputs and is a budget-friendly way to upgrade your game day experience. Rated 4/5 stars from over 2,000 shoppers. Make sure you always have an HDMI cable around and use your savings to pick up a spare for $7.

Add RGB bias lighting to your TV for only $8 Prime shipped & upgrade your home theater

AMIR Direct (99% positive lifetime feedback) via Amazon offers its USB-powered RGB LED Light Strip for TVs at $7.99 Prime shipped when you use code AMTOYPGQ at checkout. At 20% off its normal price, this is one of the best deals we’ve tracked historically. Adding bias lighting to your TV doesn’t have to be expensive, and this deal proves as such. This is even half the cost of the one we recently featured in our “How to organize & upgrade your home theater setup” guide. Rated 3.7/5 stars.

Save $260 on Yamaha’s Slimline 5.1-Ch. AirPlay 4K A/V Receiver, now a new low of $340, more

Newegg is currently offering the Yamaha RX-S601 5.1-Channel Slimline Network A/V Receiver for $339.95 shipped when you add it to your cart. Normally selling for $600 at Adorama, B&H and Crutchfield, that saves you $260 and beats our previous mention by $40. With AirPlay built-in, this 5.1-Channel receiver also sports six HDMI inputs, 4K UHD passthrough and Dolby Atmos support. Yamaha’s Slimline receiver has a more compact form-factor and packs all the functionality of your average model without the added bulk. It carries a 4.3/5 star rating.

Home Theater Stories October 9

Cord cutting certainly has its perks. but ditching your monthly cable subscription does have its downsides too. Missing news, sports, and other live content makes taking the plunge a difficult task for some. That’s where HDHomeRun comes in. When paired with Plex and an OTA antenna, you’ll be able to enjoy everything from your favorite shows to live football and more. Head below for an in-depth walkthrough on how to get started.

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expiredLogitech’s Harmony 700 Remote controls up to 8 devices: $50 shipped ($25 off)

Today only, as a part of its Deals of the Day, Best Buy is offering the Logitech Harmony 700 Universal Remote for $49.99 shipped. That’s about $25 off the going rate found at retailers like Jet and is within pennies of the lowest price we have tracked. This remote can control 8 devices, giving you a convenient way to significantly reduce clutter in your living room. Rated 4.4/5 stars.

Home Theater Stories October 8

The entertainment center is the main focal point for many homes. It’s where you’ll watch TV with the family, movies with friends, and is the center of many homes. A neat and tidy setup is a must, as no one likes wires coming out from everywhere. These are some of our favorite items to organize your entertainment center and make it look brand-new, without spending a fortune.

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expiredThe Polk Audio Command Sound Bar has Amazon Alexa built-in: $249 shipped (20% off)

Amazon is offering the Polk Audio Command Sound Bar for $249 shipped. Available at Best Buy for $1 more. That’s $50 off the going rate found at retailers like B&H and is a match for the lowest we have tracked. This sound bar stands out from the rest as being the first one to have Alexa built right in, making it a solid choice for folks who love using Amazon’s popular voice assistant. Rated 4/5 stars. Learn more about this sound bar via our announcement coverage from earlier this year.

expiredUpgrade your home theater with a new RCA 4K UDHTV: 43-inch $200, 49-inch $220

Update 10/8 @ 4:15 PM: Walmart also offers the RCA 55-inch 4K HDR Roku UHDTV for $349.99 shipped. That’s good for a $100 discount from the going rate, comes within $20 of our previous mention and is the best available. Rated 4.2/5 stars from over 100 shoppers.

Walmart offers the RCA 43-inch 4K UHDTV (RTU4300) for $199.99 shipped. That takes 25% off the the usual price tag and is a new all-time low. You can upgrade to the 49-inch version for $219.99. That saves you around $80 from the going rate and is also the best we’ve seen. Both models come equipped with four HDMI inputs, 2160p panels, and more. No smart functionality is built into either UHDTV, but you can use your savings to pick up a Fire TV or Roku streaming stick. Rated 4.3/5 stars.

Home Theater Stories October 6

expiredYamaha’s AVENTAGE A/V Receiver supports 4K, Dolby Atmos, and AirPlay: $500 shipped

Today only, as a part of its Deals of the Day, Best Buy is offering the Yamaha AVENTAGE 7.2-Ch. 4K Dolby Atmos A/V Home Theater Receiver with AirPlay support for $499.98 shipped. That’s about $80 off the going rate found at retailers like Amazon and is within just $1 of the lowest price we have tracked. With 4K, Dolby Atmos, and Alexa integration, this A/V receiver packs a solid feature set. Rated 4.7/5 stars. Be ready to hook up your gear with a 3-Pack of AmazonBasics 6-ft HDMI Cables for $12.

Home Theater Stories October 5

expiredLet Logitech’s $170 Harmony 950 Remote control your home theater (Reg. $250)

Today only, the official Best Buy eBay storefront offers the Logitech Harmony 950 Universal Remote for $169.99 shipped. Also available directly from Best Buy. It typically sells for $250 at retailers like Crutchfield; today’s price drop beats our previous mention by $10. For comparison, Amazon has discounted the Harmony 950 to as low as $180. This universal remote is compatible with just about any piece of home theater gear. It can be programmed to control 15 devices at a time, making it a simple way to consolidate your remotes. Rated 4.3/5 stars from over 300 shoppers.

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