For many, the exorbitant costs of putting together a high-quality home theater setup makes it a perpetually ongoing task. Some may succumb to temptation and empty their wallet all at once, but those who are patient are always rewarded at this time of year. Black Friday is upon us once more.
This year, Amazon has matched (and in many cases surpassed) the in-store only specials of big box retailers. We’ve done some extensive sale sleuthing to track drown the best deals on any home theater equipment you might need.
Below you’ll find the best deals on AV receivers, 4K TVs, surround sound systems, soundbars, streaming sticks, and more. Just keep in mind that quantities are limited on quite a few of these deals. So act fast, before you have to wait another year to upgrade.
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1. $200 off Vizio SB4551-D5 5.1 Surround Sound System
Vizio’s SB4551-D5 is a slimmed down 5.1 surround sound system that fills the room with sound without having to also fill it up with medium density fiberboard.
This home theater in a box comes with two satellite speakers, a massive soundbar with three stereo separated channels, and a surprisingly thin subwoofer that delivers some impressive bass.
Currently, this deal is only for Amazon Prime members, but if you aren’t already a member, you can just sign up for an Amazon Prime 30-Day Free Trial and use it to do all your Black Friday shopping.
Price: $299.99 (40 percent off MSRP)
2. $100 off Optoma HD28DSE 1080p 3D Projector
If you’ve considered giving up on the budget-destroying habits of upgrading your TV’s screen size every couple of years, then a home theater projecter like the Optoma HD28DSE might be just what you’re looking for.
This Black Friday Week, you can get this powerful 1080p projector for $100 off, offering you a potential 71-inch display for the price of your average 40-inch TV. All you need is somewhere flat and blank to project on.
At 3,000 lumens, this projector has no issue with producing bright and vivid color. It also offers picture-enhancing technology that offers a more crisp image than other projectors. Combine all this with 3D compatibility, and you’ve got a winner.
Price: $574.00 (15 percent off MSRP)
3. $2,000 off LG OLED55B6P 55-Inch 4K TV
LG’s OLED TVs are uncontested in their deep contrast ratio, their cinematic color, and their responsive high dynamic range technology. That is why picking up LG’s 55-inch OLED B6P for under $1,800 is an absolute steal.
An OLED panel is an all-around upgrade from an LCD panel, which means there are few home theaters that wouldn’t benefit from this upgrade. OLED technology allows each individual pixel to be dimmed or turned off, so jump on this deal and say goodbye to light bleed.
Price: $1,797.00 (55 percent off MSRP)
4. 30 Percent Off Roku Streaming Stick 3600R
Roku’s Streaming Stick is one of the most popular streaming media sticks out there, as it is recognized for its speedy navigation and intuitive UI.
All you need to do to gain access to thousands of streaming services like Amazon, Hulu, Netflix, Google Play, etc. is to plug the Streaming Stick into your TV’s HDMI port, and you are good to go.
From there, you can use the simple Roku remote or Roku app to browse the selection. Some services require paid subscription, but there are plenty of great free entertainment services too.
Price: $34.99 (30 percent off MSRP)
5. $800 off Sony 850D 75-Inch 4K TV
The 850D from Sony’s Bravia Series earns top ratings for its vivid picture, great motion processing, and superior upscaling capabilities. With an $800 discount for Black Friday, this beautiful screen is now in reach for a more than reasonable price of $2,500.
Gamers and sports fans will appreciate the native 120Hz refresh rate, but absolutely anyone can appreciate the clarity and detail in the 850D’s massive 75-inch display.
Price: $2,498.00 (24 percent off MSRP)
6. 57% off Sony STRDH550 5.2 Channel 4K AV Receiver
As your home theater grows, you will find yourself acquiring an overwhelming number of video sources and audio setups. You will know when you’ve reached the tipping point once you need an AV Receiver.
For first time purchasers, the Sony STRDH550 will do everything you need it to. This receiver offers connections for up to 5.2 audio channels, plus it has four HDMI inputs and one output.
It offers all this at under $150, so act now before this deal is over. These speakers will produce a powerful cinematic environment that will have you glued to the couch.
Price: $142.44 (57 percent off MSRP)
7. $300 off Denon HEOS HomeCinema Soundbar & Subwoofer
If a 5.1 surround sound setup would take over your living room too easily, then you can probably survive with just a soundbar and subwoofer. Denon’s HEOS HomeCinena setup offers a fantastic midrange setup that delivers deep bass, neutral EQ, and low distortion.
Despite not having rear satellites to create the 3D audio effect, this sub and soundbar combo can still decode Dolby Digital and DTS decoding to throw sounds to all corners of your room.
Price: $499.00 (38 percent off MSRP)
8. 54% off Yamaha RX-V679BL 7.2-Channel AV Receiver
Yamaha’s RX-V679BL is a slightly more robust audio receiver that offers Bluetooth wireless, EQ programming, and up to 7.2 channels of audio for only about double the price of the Sony STRDH550.
As far as values go, this year-old model is the cheapest it’s ever been, but this is a one-day only deal on Thanksgiving, which actually ends before Black Friday. Snag it while you can!
Price: $242.99 (54 percent off MSRP)
9. $200 off Epson Home Cinema 1040 Projector
Epson’s Home Cinema 1040 Projector is a 3,000 lumen projector that delivers fantastic contrast, easy setup, and an astounding screen size. With about a $200 discount, this projector gives the Optoma HD28DSE a serious run for its money, but either one is a great option for either an indoor or outdoor projector.
Price: $582.54 (27 percent off MSRP)
10. $1,000 off Marantz SR7010 9.2 Channel 4K AV Receiver
Marantz is generally recognized as one of the top audio receiver brands of all time. And while their advanced signal processing and sound staging can easily cost several thousand dollars, their 2015 9.2 Channel receiver the SR7010 is available now for just over $1,000.
With its price almost halved, now is the chance to drench yourself in audio. This receiver supports Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and Auro 3D, allowing you to enjoy 3D audio however it is encoded.
The amount of inputs this setup has is downright intimidating, offering eight HDMI inputs and nine audio channels, each of which can be amplified to crystal clear loudness.
Unless you absolutely need the two additional audio channels of the upgraded Marantz SR7011, then this is the absolute end-all of audio receivers.
Price: $1,199.00 (45 percent off MSRP)
11. $15 off Amazon Fire TV
Amazon’s Fire TV is a streaming media player that gives you access to thousands of apps at the push of a button. You can use the Fire TV to enjoy content from paid subscription services like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Video, and HBO GO, though there is also plenty of free content out there too (like YouTube).
When people talk about cutting the cable, this is what they replace it with. The Fire TV can stream 4K content, display your networked photos, and be controlled by the Alexa voice service, making it a highly versatile entertainment option.
Price: $74.99 (17 percent off MSRP)
12. $15 off Amazon Fire TV Gaming Edition
Though the pricier Amazon Fire TV Gaming Edition is getting the same modest discount as its basic version, this device is a whole different beast, and it provides its own amazing value with some bundled goodies.
In addition to the basic Fire TV unit, you also get a Fire TV Game Controller, a 32 GB Micro-SD card and two awesome games, Disney DuckTales: Remastered and Shovel Knight.
With an Amazon Prime account, you’ve got a massive library of games to play from your living room, no console required.
Price: $114.99 (12 percent off MSRP)
13. 53% off Samsung UBD-K8500 3D 4K Blu-ray Player
If you are looking for a Blu-ray player that does it all, Samsung’s top of the line UBD-K8500 has never been cheaper.
This elegant and modern Blu-ray player has Wi-Fi connectivity, works with any type of digital signal under the sun, and helps bring a cinema quality picture to your new 4K TV.
Price: $187.89 (53 percent off MSRP)
14. 50% off Polk Audio T50 Standing Tower Speaker
Though many home theater enthusiasts prefer to buy a 5.1 or 7.1 speaker set all at once and be done with it, true bargain shoppers often piece together their audio setup one speaker at a time.
For those who are in the process of building a 5.1 setup, your patience has been rewarded. Polk audio’s best-selling T50 Standing Tower Speaker is now available for half of its normal price, meaning you can pick up a set of two for just $150.
These full-range tower speakers sound great on their own, or can be connected to satellite speakers or a sub for a more full sound. Be sure to grab a couple of these before they’re gone.
Price: $74.95 (50 percent off MSRP)
15. $250 off SVS SB12-NSD Subwoofer
Wait a second, do you think you’ll want a sub to go with those discounted tower speakers? This 12-inch 400 watt subwoofer from SVS is only $400, and can transform a lone soundbar or pair of bookshelf speakers into a full-powered 2.1 home theater system.
This lightweight sub produces room-rattling bass without taking up much space or overpowering your sound. This is a quality woofer right down to the knob feel on its phase, gain, and low pass controls on the back.
Price: $399.99 (39 percent off MSRP)
16. 51% off OmniMount OC120FM Full Motion TV Mount
You can have the most beautiful 4K TV on the market, and it still wouldn’t count for much if you didn’t have the proper space to view it. And because the wide range of TV sizes out there, not every room is perfectly optimized for home theater use.
A full motion TV mount like the OmniMount OC120FM helps transform any space so that the dimensions work with you instead of against you. Being able to set your TV flush against one wall, then watch it against a perpendicular wall can have plenty of applications, including improved room acoustics for audio.
On top of regular markdowns, you’re getting over 50% off this mount, but even at its base price, this sturdy and articulate mount is well worth the cost.
Price: $88.06 (51 percent off MSRP)
17. $50 off Sonos PLAY: 1 Wireless Smart Speaker
The Sonos PLAY: 1 isn’t necessarily the kind of speaker you would want to hook up directly to your TV, but if you already have either the Sonos Playbar or another Sonos speaker hooked up to your home theater, you can network the Play 1 to wirelessly offer multi-room playback for your streaming media.
Of course, you can also purchase two PLAY: 1’s and pair use them as left and right channel satellites, or just use it independent of the Sonos ecosystem as a standalone speaker. It won’t be the centerpiece to your audio equipment collection, but this deal on the Sonos PLAY: 1 is simply too good to pass up.
Price: $149.00 (25 percent off MSRP)
18. $80 Samsung HT-J5500W 5.1 Home Theater System
When it comes to entry level surround sound systems, you usually can’t find much of a discount off the base price, as they are already aggressively priced compared to high-end equipment.
However, Samsung is offering an extra $80 off their HT-J5500W 5.1 surround sound system, bringing the total price down to under $250. Considering their crisp and clear audio with a deep low end, this is an absolute steal. You get four satellite speakers, a center channel, plus a subwoofer.
Price: $247.99 (24 percent off MSRP)
19. $70 off Audio-Technica AT-LP120-USB
A true AV setup gives weight to both video and audio quality. And when it comes to audio quality, nothing matches the warmth and high-fidelity of a vinyl record on a turntable.
For returning and new vinyl enthusiasts alike, the Audio-Technica AT-LP120-USB is the go-to entry level record player. It sets the bar for its price tier in performance and build quality.
It’s hard to imagine AT selling this turntable for lower than its reasonable asking price, but now you can pick one of these up for $70 off its MSRP. And that’s a major score.
Price: $229.00 (23 percent off MSRP)
20. $500 off Samsung KS9000 75-Inch 4K TV
Samsung’s top of the line SUHD TVs have very little competition for their absolutely beautiful picture, and their holiday offer of the 75-inch KS9000 for under $5,000 is a juicy bargain.
The lifelike accuracy of this high-contrast screen with flawless UHD dimming makes it hard to describe the picture. Small details come to life across the screen, and Samsung’s Intelligent Picture Engine helps optimize non-SUHD content for more saturated color and wider contrast.
Price: $4,997.99 (9 percent off MSRP)
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