How To Set Up a 5.1 Home Theater Speaker System | Audioholics Apr 27, 2014Setting up a 5.1 home theater speaker system can be as easy as 1-2-3. Check out this video and article for expert help with speaker placement to get the best out of your 5.1 speaker system!Author: Marshall Guthrie How to Set Up a Basic 5.1 Home Theater System - Snapguide If you have an av receiver or your shopping for one here are the basic features you are going to need. 5.1 speaker connections Left, Right, Center, Surround Left and Surround Right. Also a sub/LFE out. How to Set Up a Basic 5.1 Home Theater System. by ELI Isaac. 3 Views.