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The best Black Friday home theater deals and AV deals

Congratulations, you’ve just landed on a page that will (hopefully) make shopping for your next AV system or component a lot easier. Behold, all the best Black Friday home theater deals you could imagine.

To save you trawling the entire internet for the best Black Friday home theater deals, we've compiled a list of the biggest and best around, including those on 4K projectors, home theater speaker packages, AV receivers, soundbars and more.

Whether you want to add surround sound speakers to your system, go for a bigger picture with a 4K projector, or level up with a home cinema receiver for the proper surround sound experience, we're here to help you on your chosen path. 

Your home theater heaven is but a few clicks away. With Black Friday and Cyber Monday upon us, we will be keeping an extra close eye on where you can find the cheapest prices. Stay tuned.

Don't forget we have also found you the best deals on headphones, speakers, TVs, hi-fi and audio products, and have highlighted the very best retailers offers from Best Buy, Crutchfield, Walmart and World Wide Stereo.

Black Friday Blu-ray player deals

Sony BDP-S3700 Blu-ray player $118 $68 at Dell
This cheap as chips Blu-ray player might only be a Full HD model but it's also an excellent way to send your set-up smart for a very small outlay. It's wifi-enabled with access to Netflix plus there's Miracasting for screensharing from your mobile.
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Sony BDP-S6700 4K Blu-ray player $178 $98 at Crutchfield
The BDP-S6700 scored a coveted five star rating in our tests. Budget by price but not by nature, the 4K upscaling performance belies its low price tag. Built-in Wi-Fi provides access to Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Spotify. Stunning value at $98.View Deal

Sony UBP-X700 4K Blu-ray player $250 $135 at Amazon
A 2019 What Hi-Fi? Award winner. "The X700 is a fantastic player that makes watching 4K discs an affordable reality... [delivering] a stunningly natural 4K picture for an affordable price," as we said in our five-star review.View Deal

Five-star bargain

Sony UBP-X800M2 4K Blu-ray player $299 $198 at Amazon
Any Sony reduced Blu-ray player makes us sit up and pay attention. But this is a stone cold, five star product (a more premium version of the model above) with a very welcome saving too.View Deal

Sony UBP-X1100ES 4K Blu-ray player $599 $498 at WWide Stereo
Sony's premium Blu-ray player comes in for significantly less than those from Panasonic and Pioneer with this handy discount. Picture quality is excellent and it backs that up with an entertaining and musical sound that is up there with the best. A great buy.View Deal

Black Friday speaker package deals

Klipsch Reference R-10SWi subwoofer $449 $249 at Crutchfield
If all you need is sub, then this Klipsch boom box could be just the ticket. Whether you want to turn your 5.1 into a 5.2 or add the bottom end beef to your Klipsch package sandwich, then this $200-off deal is the one for you.View Deal

Def Tech ProCinema 6D 5.1 package $899 $699 at Crutchfield
Not one we've tested but this is a good looking discount on a steady name in home cinema sound. It's a compact system with an 8in sub  that should provide an excellent first step into a bigger AV world.View Deal

Sonos 5.1 Surround Set with Beam $1546 $1256 at WWStereo
Want home cinema sound but don't fancy the cables? Sonos is the way to go. World Wide Stereo is offering 5.1 surround sound bundle made up of the Sonos Beam, 2 x Sonos One SLs and a third generation Sonos Sub. Very tidy.View Deal

Focal Sib Evo Dolby Atmos Pack $1690 $1290 at Crutchfield
Not one we've tested but one of Crutchfield's top sellers, this budget speaker package is a perfect entry-level set, now down at half-price. The five Sib satellites are very low impact and there's plenty of size to the sub.View Deal

Elac Debut 2.0 5.1 cinema pack $1830 at Amazon
If you don't need the AVR, then the five-star Elac Debut 2.0 speaker package is also available at a discount without. It's beautiful sounding system offering some genuine home cinema class.View Deal

Klipsch RP-6000F 5.1.2 Atmos system $3464 $2324 at WWStereo
There's a chunky saving at World Wide Stereo on this eight-speaker package. It's based on four RP-6000F Reference standmount speakers and includes a centre, sub and a pair of Atmos toppers too.View Deal

Black Friday AV receiver deals

Bang for buck performer

Sony STR-DN1080 AV receiver $600 $498 at Crutchfield
There's $100 just lopped off this Award-winning home cinema receiver. You get 7.2 channels of sound with 100W down each, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X support, Airplay, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Spotify Connect. Fantastic performance too.View Deal

Denon AVR-X3600H AVR $1099 $899 at Amazon
This former Product of the Year is a superb AVR. It's rated 180W of amplification per channel. With an upgraded power supply and power transformer, and extruded aluminium heatsink compared to the 2018 version, it's one tight, muscular machine.View Deal

Denon AVR-X4500H AVR $1599 $1199 at Crutchfield
This is Denon's second top AVR from 2019. Don't be put off because it's a year out of date. It's still a five-star performer with 9.2 channels to play with and all the Dolby Atmos and other surround-codec support you could need.View Deal

Marantz SR7013 AV receiver $2199 $1599 at Amazon
The SR7013 is built on the Marantz Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Modules (or HDAMs) that gives 200W of power per output. It supports AirPlay 2, all your 3D sound formats and Amazon Alexa with 9.2ch of fun.View Deal

Black Friday soundbar deals

JBL Bar 2.0 All-in-one soundbar $200 $100 at Crutchfield
With an HDMI ARC, Bluetooth, optical and USB input, there's plenty of options here. We'd also hope for some decent sound out of the 2 x 40W racetrack-shape speaker arrangement. Not a soundbar we've tested but it looks good with the discount.View Deal

Bose Solo 5 soundbar $249 $149 at Abt
At just 55cm long and 7cm tall, the Bose Solo 5 has to be one of the most compact soundbars we’ve ever seen. This makes it perfect for those looking for a deal on something low profile enough to slip under their main TV, or want to boost the sound of a smaller bedroom set.View Deal

JBL Bar 2.1 soundbar $200 $180 at Amazon
With an HDMI in and out, Bluetooth, optical and stereo inputs, there's plenty of options here. We'd also hope for some decent sound out of the 6 internal drivers and the 6.5in external sub. Not a system we've tested but it looks good with the discount.View Deal

Under half price

Harman Kardon Enchant 800 $700 $280 at Crutchfield
Not a soundbar we've tested but it's hard to ignore with a discount as heavy as this one. It's a bar and sub combo with six drivers in the main unit. There are USB and HDMI inputs and it's also Chromecast-enabled.View Deal

Samsung HW-Q60T 5.1xh soundbar $500 $278 at Walmart
Not a model we've tested, but with DTS Virtual X digital sound processing onboard (which emulates object-based surround sound like DTS:X and Dolby Atmos) thanks to the up-firing drivers, there's a lot to like on paper – especially at nearly half-price.View Deal

Five-star bargain

Sonos Beam (white) $399 $299 at Crutchfield
One of the best performance-per-pound products Sonos has produced, the Beam is a blinding little soundbar that is musically capable of doubling up as your go-to wireless speaker. And the white model is now $100 less than our 'tested at' price.View Deal

$600 off

Harman Kardon Enchant 1300 $1000 $400 at Crutchfield
Want a little more? The Enchant 1300 is packed with 13 speakers (10 x 2" woofers, 2 x 1" tweeters, 1 x 3/4" tweeter) and comes with all the features of the bar above, including Chromecast. Again, not one we've tested. Again, though, a mega discount.View Deal

Sonos Playbar $699 $599 at Adorama
Yes, it's recently been superseded by the brand new Sonos Arc, but we loved this five-star 'bar under review, praising its "full, brilliant Sonos experience" and "wide, deep, detailed and dynamic soundstage". There's no HDMI connection, but if that doesn't bother you, this is a great little deal. View Deal

Yamaha YSP-5600 MusicCast $1700 $1300 at Amazon
We're big fans of this brilliant Yamaha soundbar. It's not cheap, but it does deliver exciting and impressive overhead surround sound and plenty of great features. This handy $400 saving should soften the blow.View Deal

Bose Soundbar 700 3.1 soundbar $1498 $1398 WWStereo
With built-in Amazon Alexa and both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connections for music streaming, this Bose soundbar and subwoofer combo is a multi-media mogul. There's proprietary audio room calibration, HDMI ARC and coming soon is AirPlay 2.View Deal

Black Friday projector deals

Nebula Capsule portable projector $300 $235 at Amazon
This tiny, tin-shaped projector has a big picture and bigger ambitions. It's an ingenious piece of tech - a portable projector with built-in Android-esque app store, the Capsule can also be used as a dedicated Bluetooth speaker.View Deal

Epson Home Cinema 2150 Full HD projector $899 $774 at Amazon
One of the highest specced 1080p projectors you'll find, this model outputs 2500 lumens with a 60,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio. There's a 1.6x zoom lens with manual focus for an image between 30-300in in size. It's also wi-fi-enabled.View Deal

BenQ TK800M 4K projector: $1449 $999 at Best Buy
Here's a great deal on a 4K HDR projector. 3000 lumens of brightness, a 10:000:1 contrast ratio... and good customer reviews on Best Buy. Snap it up now.View Deal

Epson Home Cinema 3200 4K projector $1500 $1300 at Best Buy
This is the best projector at around the thousand pound mark at the moment. Black depth is unsophisticated but contrast, colour and cinematic appeal are well beyond the competition. It's a great starter projector for a budget home cinema set-up.View Deal

BenQ TK850 4K HDR projector: $1699 $1499 at Adorama
Not one we've tested but BenQ's HDR-PRO projectors offer an affordable and effective way of getting a 4K picture without breaking the budget. The TK850 is one of the higher-specced HDR-PRO machines and should bring a decent piece of DLP home cinema action into your living room.View Deal

Product of the Year

Epson Home Cinema 3800 4K projector $1700 $1500 at Crutchfield
A very similar proposition to the Epson above but its extra abilities with contrast go a very long way indeed. Well worth spending the extra if in budget. This is an exceptional budget projector.View Deal

LG CineBeam HU80KA 4K projector: $2700 $1997 at Amazon
This high-end portable projector handles 4K HDR material and comes with connectivity including an app store of its own. With 2500 lumens of brightness and a 150in picture too, it's one of the most feature-complete projectors you'll ever find.View Deal

Award-winner

Epson Home Cinema 5050UB 4K projector $3000 $2800 at Crutchfield
This What Hi-Fi? Award winner is a class leader at this price range. Unless you want to make the big step up to native 4K projection, at about twice the price, then the vibrant colours and superb HDR handling of this machine will do you proud.View Deal