Home Theatre Installation - AV Server Racks

AV Server Racks are a great way to give that finishing touch to your media room or designated home theatre room. Whether it is out of site, hanging on the wall out of site or in the corner they are a robust peice of equipment that provide a myriad of benefits to the media room/home theatre system in whole. 

What does a AV server Rack look like?

AV Server Racks come in various sizes. They may be used as a peice of furniture or can be completely concealed in your 'media cupboard'. 

Why use a Server Rack? 

When you have a designated home theatre room, the last thing you want to distract your eye and attention from your big projector screen is seeing flashing lights , clocks, displays and LED lights in a TV cabinet below the screen. The second major reason is that when you have a nice home theatre room, you will most probably want your expensive equipment, out of reach of say, 'the little ones' stopping them from playing with the settings or pulling out cords. Next you want to look after your equipment by keeping it dust free and cool. AV server racks provide loads of ventilation and the larger /better quality ones even come with built in fans. 

What Sizes do they come in?

AV Server racks come in various sizes. All AV racks are similar in depth and width, giving ample room for standard size amplifiers, and AV equipment. The major difference in sizes is their - height. TV Magic stock AV server racks from the height of a microwave with 1 shelf , right up to floor to ceiling units that contain 4 shelves or more. Our most popular units are are 1 shelf and 2 shelf units. There are 5x different height sizes in total. Contact TV Magic for out latest stock dimensions. 

What are the benefits?

The best part about an AV server racks is:- 

"Where are the cords!!?? I can't believe it! They are actually hidden somewhere!!"

You will find that cable spaghetti is a fact of life. Any time you have surround sound or speakers there has to be a cable of some nature. Until technology allows to send power through the air waves (withou electrocuting you) , we don't see any real high performance cableless equipment technology coming out too soon. Yes , picture, sound and information can be sent wirelessly however, when it comes to power:- you need a cord/cable. (This includes surround sound/speakers)

The other benefits include:

  • Keeping your equipment out of sight / concealed yet still allowing remote control access
  • Keeping your expensive equipment safe under lock and key. (It's like it's very only AV safe!)
  • Keeping your equipment cool and maintained. Many AV server racks now come with built in cooling fans
  • Cables are under control and tide. AV server racks often come with in-built Australian Standard power boards and surge boards
  • AV server racks give that 'cinema feel' and professional extra touch to any media room. 
  • AV server racks can double up as a stylish media room furniture to showcase a dvd collection or other..
  • Keep your kids and/or others from 'playing with the settings'!! (this is a big benefit!!)



To date, TV Magic has installed over 500 Home theatre rooms from scratch and servied over 4000 existing home theatre rooms. Here are some of my home theatre setups, designs & installations..

Projector installation with white projector and white bracket - (in bedroom) Featuring a 200" screen and wireless lifestyle sound system 

This designated home theatre / media room features A 120" Screen with white in wall speakers - 5.1 system

This designated home theatre / cinema room features leather cinema chairs, royal red cinema carpet, royal red sound dampened walls, motorised cinema curtains, fixed frame 150" screen and a state of the art surround sound system

We can tailor home theatre packages and equipment to your personal taste and/or colour scheme

A nice home theatre system with oversized book shelf speakers, centre speaker & sub woofer flush inside designated recessed spaces

This is a typical 'home theatre setup' I do on a day in, day out basis. The more full own - home cinemas are more a once a week/fortnight kind of thing. (The white TV and white speakers are a new trend of 2017/18)

Here is one of my favourite home theatre installation jobs I've ever done. At the time, this was a super slim $6000 Ultra HD 60" TV that gave an absolutely stunning picture. Wall mounted on a feature wall along with some high end floor standing and centre speaker this was a home theatre system that had better quality gear than many of the designated home theatre rooms!

This is another of my favourites.. home theatre system installed in a regular lounge room. I installed the led cup holders in a $10,000 lounge. The same centre lounge centre-console houses a power sub woofer underneath so the leather recliners rumble. The speakers are high end Bower & Wilkins, TV cabinet from King Furniture and rug from Rugs a Million lol. To top it all off this home theatre / media room was installed in a rental house ... the projector was installed just behind the lounge on the AV rack housing all the A.V gear as opposed to mounted from the ceiling. No cables are to be seen anywhere and there won't be any holes for the tennant after they move out except 2x little holes that hold the projector screen brackets :)

A designated cinema room with a simple setup. Mood downlights and a TV on the wall..

Now you might have to decide what speakers you want for your home theatre system!

And do you want a projector and screen? Or a large TV on the wall for your home theatre installation?


What about personal touches to your home cinema / home theatre? 

 No matter your budget, no matter whether you want me to setup your basic home theatre system you purchased yourself or install a more sophisticated cinema style experience - TV Magic has the magic touch! Call me or book online to get a tailored package today. 

Home Theatre Installation, Design, Setup and professional Surround Sound Calibrations

TV Magic will take care of your basic Home Theatre/surround sound setup, whether it be a simple 'lifestyle system' or you are designing a designated media room in your house from Top to Bottom. 

There is nothing better than watching your favourtie movie, TV show or the sport on the BIG SCREEN. You don't have to drag the whole family down to Birch CARROLL & Coyle when you have your own Home Theatre in your house that is professionally calibrated and installed!  

Home Theatre Installations with BIG pictures and BIG sound. Quality installations are about the features, calibrations and choice of equipment. Just like you can't put a Toyota Part in a Mitsubishi car, you wouldn't want to put certain types of equipment together either if you want the system to work to optimal potential. One of the major complaints we hear is one of, a lack of user-friendliness. This is due mostly to poor choice or combination of equipment that are not compatible with one another.


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