Any custom home theatre system requires different equipment, like a high end video projector, high end DVD player, separate amplifiers for each channel controlled by a master preamp or controller, in-wall speakers, and a couple of subwoofers. These custom installations of home theatres are not too expensive and are quite affordable. A very simple home theatre system can be something as simple as a 27-inch TV, a basic DVD player and Hi-If VCR, cheap stereo or AV receiver, and of course speakers.
But the concept of a home theatre has changed. It has become essential to watch the latest world DVD releases. There where the region fee home theatre comes in, which allows you to play DVD discs on the DVD players from any country, whether they are of PAL or NTSC standard. The Region fee home theatres are exceptional in the sense that they can play any video format on your screen. In case you are interested in far more features, then you have the choice to go for some of the latest models which can play any format on any kind of television. Like for instance, you can play your American Region 2 PAL discs on your European NTSC TV and that too without a video converter!