Home Theater catch-all

TheGameguru wrote:
Is HDMI 2.1 a desire? That would determine a great deal what you put in between the TV and the Series X

How so? He just got his TV 1-2 years ago so I will ask him the model.
Edit: TV is https://www.lg.com/us/tvs/lg-49UH610... , Looks like I was off on the 1-2 years old.
3 HDMI (HDCP 2.2) ports.

You won't have to worry about HDMI 2.1 since its relatively new and mostly late 2019 and 2020 model TV's have it.

EvilDead wrote:

@Malor - That's more or less how I have my setup now but he isn't the type of person to fuss with parts. He'll just want to set it up and never think about it again.

He'd probably want to look at an HTIB, then. As long as it uses standard components, it will work with the wiring in the walls, and will let him upgrade pieces later if he wants.