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Three ways to use Control4’s Triad One Streaming Amplifier

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VERSATILE ENOUGH FOR EVERY PROJECT


Control4’s Triad One is a single-zone, high-resolution streaming amplifier that is so versatile it can be used in many Control4 project. Here are a few ways:

Getting started with music — Triad One is the easy way to help you get started with music. From the office to the kitchen or even the garage, Triad One wirelessly connects to the home network so you can listen to your own music collection and your favorite streaming music services, including Spotify, Pandora, Tidal, and Napster.

Add an extra zone — We’ve all been there: you decide you want music in another room, but the multi-room audio amplifier is tapped out. Triad One Amplifier is the answer. Put Triad One in the equipment rack, hide it in the closet, or set it on the bookshelf. It’s a simple way to add another zone or two.

Elevate your TV experience — Use Triad One to make your 4K UHD TV sound as good as it looks. Digital and analog audio inputs and IR outputs make it ideal to connect to and control your TV and other AV devices. With 100 watts per channel and a dedicated subwoofer output, Triad One pairs wonderfully with Triad soundbars and subwoofers.

Audio Reviewers Love Triad One

Before CEDIA Control4 gave a Triad One to Dennis Burger and Chris Heinonen to take for a test drive. Read about their experiences using Triad One in their own homes.

Dennis Burger, Residential Systems
Chris Heinonen, New York Times, The Wirecutter


New Pakedge WR-1 Combines Performance And Affordability

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The Pakedge WR-1 with BakPak Lite is a powerful, high-performance wireless router designed for today’s small connected home. With BakPak Lite included, the WR-1 also provides remote management and monitoring to make you more efficient and effective.
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Triad One Streaming Amplifier

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TRIAD ONE

A single-zone, high-resolution streaming amplifier that delivers 100 watts of power in a compact package that easily installs anywhere in the home. Use it with Triad speakers to deliver streaming music in any room or to elevate the sound of any television. Read More...

Introducing Triad Multi-Room Audio

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High-Resolution Audio
For Every Room


We are excited to announce our new Triad high-resolution multi-room audio product line designed to put the power and emotion back into your music. The product line includes two amplifiers and two audio matrix switches built from the ground up to deliver high-resolution audio in every room. Triad is now Control4’s audio brand and is much more than fantastic-sounding, high-performance speakers.
Streaming music services are an important part of any multi-room audio system. With OS 2.10 customers now have access to three new streaming services including Spotify, SiriusXM and iHeartRadio (US only).

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SONOS. A whole new take on home theater sound.

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Meet the all new PLAYBASE

TV, Movies, and music sound better on the all new PLAYBASE
Today we announced our latest addition to the Sonos Home Sound System. Our all new PLAYBASE is a three year project come to fruition. Designed for fit, it’s sleek, low profile practically disappears beneath your TV. Yet it amps up movies, shows, sports and gaming with that rich, full-theater sound customers just can’t miss. And another big bonus–it also streams music when the TV’s off.

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Introducing new PodSpeakers MiniPod BT

Uniquely designed and a fully wireless standalone or stereo solution for music lovers that want to stand out from the crowd.
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Podspeakers introduces new MiniPod BT MKII

The original MiniPod is one of the world’s most recognised loudspeakers, a true design icon, and the model that started it all for Podspeakers. Since first launch from B&W back in the 1990s, the MiniPod has set a benchmark for what can be achieved when moving away from conventional square box designs. Read More...

Introducing several new products to enhance the Control4 experience

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Control4 is excited to introduce the EA Series of Entertainment and Automation Controllers! Representing the next-generation platform for smart home innovation, they feature high-resolution audio, high-performance automation and industry-leading interoperability. The EA Series controllers and an all-new 10” tabletop touch screen are shipping now!
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D-Link Connected Home Wi-Fi Sensors & Outlets Control4 Driver Package Released

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Now the popular and inexpensive Wi-Fi enabled D-Link smart home products can augment your Control4 system. The mydlink Control4 driver pack includes support for the following devices.

Water Sensor (DCH-S160)
Smart Plug (DSP-W110)
Smart Plug with Energy Monitoring (DSP-W215)
Siren (DCH-S220)
Motion Sensor (DCH-S150)
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Cambridge Audio TVB2 Soundbar With Wireless Subwoofer

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Cambridge Audio asked their engineers to produce a premium Soundbar that would be one of the most discreet available, but without giving anything away in terms of sound quality and power.

The result is the Cambridge Audio TVB2; a Soundbar and Wireless Subwoofer capable of extracting massive detail from all your music and movies and the ultimate upgrade for your TV.

The 6.5 inch Subwoofer produces awesome bass, wirelessly, and the discreet, narrow profile Soundbar, equipped with our own patented BMR® speaker technology (found in our very best hi-fi speakers) distributes mid-tones and detail perfectly, wherever you are in the room.
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OPPO BDT-101CI Blu-ray Disc Transport

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Introducing the newest member of the OPPO Digital Blu-ray player lineup, created with the customer in mind. The BDT-101CI is a simpler, easier Blu-ray player and transport, designed specifically for custom integrations and home theater setups. OPPO distilled the best features of there award-winning BDP-103 & 105 series players, while removing the extra features that tend to bring in support calls from customers who are not so tech-savvy.
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The All-New PLAY:5 and Trueplay tuning

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Sonos is 100% focused on the home listening experience. How to dial it up. How to get the purest, most exact version of your favourite music all the way from the studio to your own front door. With nothing lost along the way.

This fall, SONOS will be giving two great new reasons to love listening at home even more.

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Coming this year, a revolutionary, no-holds-barred overhaul of our existing PLAY:5. This ultimate home audio powerhouse is designed to turn every song – from old favorites to new discoveries – into a richer listening experience. Subtle details emerge. Each specific voice and instrument shines through with more intense clarity as listeners connect with the music they love in a fresh and deeper way.

Rest assured, the launch of an all-new PLAY:5 isn’t going to affect our ongoing commitment to current systems. Look forward to regular updates and support for the original PLAY:5 for years to come.

Click here for the full PLAY:5 story

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Debuting in a software release later this fall, Trueplay makes every PLAY:1, PLAY:3, and PLAY:5 even smarter. It uses an iPhone or iPad to measure how sound reflects off the walls and other surfaces in any given room. Then fine-tunes the speaker to make sure it sounds great, no matter where you put it.

Click here to learn more about Trueplay

Control4 Announces New 4K Multi-Room Video Solution

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We are excited to announce the all-new Control4 4K Ultra HD multi-room video solutions with new audio and video matrix switches. With the recent acquisition of Leaf, (by Control4) a leader in video and audio distribution, we built these switches to make it possible for you to distribute copy-protected 4K Ultra HD, and all of your favorite video content, to every room in your home with a clean and simple install.

We know you want the very best picture and sound from your entertainment, and 4K is the new standard for high-definition video. Delivering four-times the picture resolution of 1080p displays, it is redefining home entertainment. Movie studios, and other companies producing video content, have come together with manufacturers to define standards that result in both stunning video and audio.
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Introducing the Cambridge Audio CX SERIES

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Cambridge Audio’s CX Series of hi-end components is set to revolutionize entertainment in the digital age.

It’s the result of our tradition of hi-fi excellence and the culmination of more than 30 years of digital expertise. What does it offer? A precise, detailed audio performance that will take your breath away and effortless compatibility with the digital music you love.

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HouseLogix Access Control Solutions for Control4

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Now your Control4 system can be used for home and light commercial access control. Using RFID tags, these readers connect via RS232 or Wiegand to the Control4 system. Pairing these readers with our HouseLogix Access Control Database (HACD) driver gives you a robust way to manage up to 300 users.
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All New GENEVA Model Cinema

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The new Cinema is here! Cinema, Geneva's latest offering, has dbx-TVʼs TotalVolume, which automatically equalizes volume when changing channels and during commercial breaks and it can hold up to a 55 lb TV. The perfect system for any movie or music buff.

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Salamander Design's all new TC3 Theater Seating

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Salamander expands it's AV Basics furniture line with a new style of theater seating, the model TC3. The model TC3's proper ergonomic design, generous padding, and quality materials ensure maximum comfort that will perform over time. A great value for entry level theaters.

The TC3 offers comfort, style, and value. This motorized recliner allows every member of the family to find their perfect spot to watch movies or sporting events for hours in total comfort. The cup holders add a convenient place for any hot or cold beverage.

  • Electric Motorized Recliner mechanism provides luxurious comfort. In-arm control on end arm seats and wired remote on center seats.
  • Wall-Away recliner needs just three inches of clearance behind it
  • Black Bonded Leather cover is beautiful, durable and easy care
  • Black steel cup holders in black finish keep your beverages at hand
  • Many popular solution based configurations – not modular. Ships in Multiple Boxes
  • Easy Installation chair connectors make assembly simple
  • Quality Frame and Foam materials backed by Salamander service and support
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All new Totem BDI TV and Soundbar Pedestal

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A great choice for a large flat panel TV and soundbar, the TOTEM pedestal includes a swivelling universal TV mount and a fixed soundbar mounting bracket, allowing you to place both at the optimal height. Cables are neatly concealed within the rigid steel support column and are easily accessed via removable back panels. A tempered glass shelf keeps a couple of components within easy access.
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Introducing SONOS BOOST

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Tiny accessory. Big wireless performance

Sonos’s latest product is another break-through innovation in wireless technology. Literally. BOOST delivers powerful wireless performance to overcome the thickest walls and greatest distances. BOOST will be available October 14 2014. Read More...

NEW - Episode Kameleon 12x16 Invisible Speaker

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Discover a speaker that virtually disappears into the customer’s wall while producing room-filling audio. Once installed, the Episode Kameleon Invisible Speaker can be covered with any finish the customer wants (even wallpaper!) to blend right in with the room’s décor – making it a perfect solution for the most demanding applications. Plus it’s built like a traditional loudspeaker, so it doesn't vibrate the wall around it to create sound like mounted transducers do. And for the finishing touch, we included a mounting template and spring-loaded brackets to allow for step-by-step installation.

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Introducing the All New Geneva Model XXL

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Combining stunning looks with advanced acoustics, GENEVA's Model XXL is a powerful home theater and a high-fidelity music system.

Voted Digital Trends' Best of CES 2014 Finalist, the Geneva Sound System Model XXL is engineered to provide outstanding sound for both music and movie sound tracks. Whether you are watching the news, sports, a music video or an action movie, the Model XXL will provide you with an exceptional sound experience.
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HLX, the Practical AV Solution for Sports Bars

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Looking for a high-quality HD video solution for multiple sources? The HLX Modular Matrix System is an affordable, flexible solution that is ideal for bars, restaurants and casinos.

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Episode Mini Amp! Mega Useful

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Episode 35 Watts per Channel Digital Mini-Amplifier (3 Channel with IR learning and subwoofer output)

Enhance the audio of even the thinnest TVs without having to use a bulky AV receiver. The Episode® 3-channel mini amplifier can power a soundbar or speakers while staying cleanly out of sight. It delivers outstanding sound quality and cool-running performance – in one convenient pint-sized package. Plus it has two inputs with selectable priority and IR control with learning, so it can be programmed with any remote or control system. And when used together with our Strong™ VersaBox, it gets tucked neatly behind the TV so customers don’t even know it’s there.
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Control4 Square Wired Keypad

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Control4 announces availability of the Control4® Square Wired Keypad, the newest addition to the Panelized Lighting family of products. Combining elegant Euro styling with flexible button configuration, the Square Wired Keypad provides a stunning user interface that controls any aspect of a Control4® system. The keypad can be configured with two to seven buttons, using four different button sizes, for a total of 37 possible configurations.
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Introducing The Mini But Mighty Sonos Play:1

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No other wireless speaker packs so much deep, crystal clear HiFi sound into such a compact design.

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Two custom tuned drivers powered by two dedicated digital amplifiers deliver powerful, richly textured sound, with crystal clear highs and thundering lows, for pitch-perfect sound at any volume. 1 tweeter and 1 3.5" mid woofer

Humidity resistant to operate flawlessly in high-humidity environments, such as in a bathroom with a running shower

Enjoy rich listening right out of the box, or pair two PLAY:1s in the same room to create a wider sound stage with true stereo sound. Add a SUB for the ultimate music showroom, or combine the PLAYBAR, SUB and two PLAY:1s for an epic home cinema system.
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Meet the Nest Protect smoke and CO alarm

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Nest is reinventing the smoke alarm.

The Nest Protect smoke and carbon monoxide alarm quiets down when you wave, messages your phone when its batteries run low and tells you where danger is in a human voice. It also connects to the Nest Learning Thermostat which will automatically turn off a gas furnace to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning.
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Control4's New Media Distribution Family

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Introducing Control4’s new Media Distribution family of products, including the 8x8 HDMI Matrix Switch, 100 Series Power Amplifiers and the enhanced Audio Matrix Switch. This new line delivers superior sound and video quality, simplified setup, and showcases a new, sleek industrial design for a polished, professional look in any installation.
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Pakedge Intelligent Power Distribution Units

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Control4 Wireless Music Bridge

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Introducing the all new Control4 Wireless Music Bridge. Featuring built-in AirPlay, Bluetooth and DLNA connectivity, the Bridge allows virtually any smart phone, tablet or other personal device to wirelessly stream music, audio books and podcasts to a Control4 system. With the Bridge, customers now have a simple way to enjoy any music available on a phone, tablet or computer around the home with amazing sound quality and no hassles. Whether it is music downloaded from iTunes or a favorite streaming service, such as Pandora or Spotify, the Bridge effortlessly connects these vast libraries of music to a Control4 system. As part of a Control4 system, or used in a stand-alone audio system, nothing is better at bringing various audio technologies together or is as simple to install or use.
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The Voicepod - The world's first dedicated wireless speech module for home automation

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VoicePod is an exciting new home automation device that speech-enables your home. VoicePod both listens and talks, which adds a whole new dimension to daily living and offers countless benefits. VoicePod offers unprecedented convenience, security, and flexibility and is a desirable new alternative to traditional keypads, remotes and touch screens.
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Introducing the AquaTel Fluid Level Monitor

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The AquaTel Fluid Level Monitor uses unique ultrasonic technology to monitor fluid levels in a wide range of tanks. This wireless sensor and receiver package offers superior performance over older technologies.

The sensor can be installed for use in a wide range of applications (see below). The battery in the sensor can last up to five years, depending on the configured data refresh rate.
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LILIN Video Surveillance Products Now Available

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We are pleased to announce that LILIN products are now available at Digital Smart Homes! LILIN’s professional-grade IP (iMEGAPRO) and Analog video cameras feature industry-leading specifications and design that help to deliver astounding image quality as well as discreet surveillance. Offering over 10 camera model types, the iMEGAPRO and Analog lines provide pristine footage suitable for almost any residential or commercial application. We're excited to make these solutions available to our clients!
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Introducing Control4 OS 2.4

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Control4 OS 2.4 adds to a growing list of system features designed to enhanced user experience and customer satisfaction. Here’s a list of what’s new:


Expanded Listening Experience with TuneIn
TuneIn gives your customers the ability to access and enjoy a collection of global streaming radio stations, podcasts, music, sports and news through their Control4 systems.

Enhanced 4Sight with Anywhere Access Mobile
The new and improved 4Sight service now delivers Anywhere Access to a Control4 system from a smart phone or tablet over a 3G/4G or remote WiFi connection.

Remote Recharging Station
The new Remote Recharging Station keeps SR-150 and SR-250 System Remote Controls fully charged and ready for control.

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Cool new products from Control4

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New product releases and the 2.4 software is coming in march and it has some serious enhancements! Here are some of the highlights.

· Panelized lighting. Way too much information here to simplify how awesome this is! Get hooked up with all the training details asap.

· Anywhere access with any remote portable device. 4G and 3G support. No switching… it’s all automatic. And the functionality comes with the service for new 4-Sight Customers and existing 4-Sight Customers. The utility of the 4-Sight Service significantly expanded with this new functionality.

· Please look into all the great things going on with Tunein. http://tunein.com/

· Wireless Audio Bridge. An internet connected device, the Wireless Audio Bridge allows a customer to stream their favorite music from their personal device, be it an computer, iPhone or an iPad or an Android Tablet. Utilizing AirPlay and Bluetooth, also with DLNA, the Wireless Music Bridge promotes personal or sharing music experiences in the home.

· Recharge Station. Easy up-sell and simple way to get back into existing customers homes and pitch all the enhancements with 2.4 etc. Read More...

Introducing the Sonos Playbar

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High-definition televisions offer an amazing picture but often lack the powerful, realistic sound that movie, music and game enthusiasts enjoy. The new SONOS PLAYBAR delivers sophisticated home theater acoustics and wirelessly streams all the music on earth. And it all comes from one easy-to-use player that brings HiFi sound to HDTVs.

The nine-speaker design of SONOS PLAYBAR complements cinematic HD screens with richly-textured HiFi sound for TV, web, movies or video games.

Like other Sonos all-in-one wireless music players, the PLAYBAR allows you to wirelessly stream all the music on earth.

It connects using a single optical cable and plays everything that’s connected to the TV, including cable boxes and game consoles.

For an easy and secure wall-mounting solution either horizontally above or below the TV, use the PLAYBAR Wall Mount Kit (sold separately).

While perfect on its own, add a SUB for big bass sound and then add a stereo pair of PLAY:3s for a more immersive home theatre experience.
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Introducing the New SilverStar SSX

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SilverStar™ SSX a sleek rigid screen with an ultra slim frame formulated from Vutec's award winning patented SilverStar technology. Delivering the ultimate in picture quality, vivid colors, high contrast, and a wide viewing area. SilverStar™ SSX gives the perception of a modern appearance for today's theater enthusiast. By setting the industry standard and maximizing the projected image, SilverStar SSX is offered in all screen.
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DVDO AIR" 60 GHz Wireless HDMI

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DVDO Air is the only high definition wireless transmission system that works reliably across a large room with fully compliant HDMI (including CEC remote control, HDCP & 3D) and costs barely more than a high performance HDMI cable. DVDO Air's 60 GHz wireless technology uses radio wave frequencies more than 10x higher than other wireless devices, such as cordless phones, cell phones & Wi-Fi. 60 GHz transmission provides enough bandwidth to carry uncompressed 1080p video & 7.1 surround sound audio & without interference from other wireless devices. DVDO Air is easy to install too. Just connect the transmitter to the source device & the receiver to the LCD/LED/Plasma display for a quick, reliable, error-free installation that will be suitable for even the most demanding high performance home theatres.

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HydraConnect LLC Releases 2nd Generation Control4 HDMI Proccessor

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The HSS-3 retains all of the features of the acclaimed HSS-2, with the added capability of integral HDBaseT outputs to run a 1080p signal up to 330' over a single CAT6. The HDBaseT receivers that operate with the HSS-3 retain the standard HydraConnect POE features that require no power supply at the receiver end. CEC support is provided for product control without IR flashers, though IR flashers are also fully supported. Finally, two of the eight outputs are configurable as HDMI outputs to support local AV Receivers. HSS-3 will is now available and is made in the USA.

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New Control4 Device - Relay & Contact Sensor

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Axxess’s Relay & Contact Sensor shares the same form as the Multi Function Repeater. It also includes all the same functions (repeater, 3 contact sensor inputs, temperature sensor) with the addition of 3 Relay outputs. This allows you to wirelessly trigger motors to open/close garage doors and gates, raise/lower blinds or projector screens, and control many other devices that can be activated by relay output.
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Lutron RadioRa2 Remote System Access

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Now you can have the added convenience of controlling your RadioRA 2 system from anywhere internet access is available. Set up is easy and you don't need a VPN. Simply download the Lutron Home Control+ app, available on the App Store and in the Android Market, to get started.

The era of hands-free home control has arrived!

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HouseLogix is launching VoicePod®, a groundbreaking new device designed to speech-enable any home. Incorporating both speech recognition and speech output in a single wireless device, VoicePod is positioned as an exciting alternative to traditional keypads, remotes and touchpanels.

Each VoicePod provides both lightning-fast speech recognition and speech synthesis within a small tabletop unit that wirelessly communicates using Zigbee®. VoicePod’s patent-pending technology offers totally hands free control in any room. Users simply speak a wakeup phrase, such as “Hello VoicePod” and the unit comes to life. VoicePod’s dual processors instantly recognize and respond to commands such as “watch TV”, “make the lights bright”, “lower the temperature” and “lock the doors”. Users can also ask questions such as “what is the house status” and receive spoken responses from their homes.
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Control4 and Sony Introduce New ES Receivers with Control4 Automation Built-In

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Together Control4 and Sony launch the world’s first AV receivers with built-in home automation.
Indianapolis, IN – CEDIA Expo Booth 4949 – September 5, 2012 at 5:00PM ET – Control4, a leading innovator in residential and light commercial automation systems, announced that Sony has integrated Control4® automation technology into its new ES receivers (introduced at CEDIA Expo) – delivering best-in-class AV performance and home automation within one easy-to-install and easy-to-use product. The ES receivers with Control4 automation are available for order now through authorized Control4 and Sony ES dealers.

This is a powerful partnership redefining the AVR category by delivering an unprecedented integrated AV and automation experience in a single device. Consumers will enjoy top AVR performance, unmatched 4K content and a stunning selection of streaming media services, plus the added lifestyle benefits of personalized automation that can transform a house into a smart home. With companies like Sony embracing and marketing the benefits of home automation, the custom installation industry benefits as a whole. Together, Sony and Control4 have created an exciting new avenue to drive consumer awareness for the category.
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Introducing the Stealth Acoustics StingRay Weatherproof Speaker

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Stealth Acoustics, a US manufacturer of invisible speakers, amplifiers and artistic AV solutions announces the debut of the Stealth StingRay™ environmental speaker at CEDIA Expo.

Creating a true environmental speaker that can take on nature’s toughest elements is no easy task. Nature is persistent and traditional speakers with open grills and exposed drivers can break down, corrode and fail over time.

Stealth Acoustics has taken on Mother Nature’s challenge and created the world’s first completely sealed, high-fidelity, wide dispersion outdoor speaker.
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HX-0808HA/16 – 8×8 HDMI w/ 16×16 Analog & Digital Audio Matrix (Now Shipping)

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he HX-0808HA/16 gives you 8 HDMI I/O's, plus 16 independently routable analog & digital (coax) audio I/O's with volume control. This 3RU matrix solves many of the audio issues that present themselves when trying to distribute HDMI. This unit adheres to the strict quality standards AVocation has set forth, and thus ships with a 5-year advanced replacement warranty and a 100% money back guarantee.
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New Chordette Index Network Music Player

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The Index is a high-quality compact music streamer and internet radio source component that offers exceptional sound quality at a real-world price. The Index will find and play stored music, whether on NAS, a network computer or a USB drive and is compatible with almost any format.

Exceptional sound quality has been achieved by Chord's engineering team, thanks to their world-renowned expertise with D/A conversion and DAC production. The unit's internal DAC chipset has been optimized for sublime sound quality and benefits from its own highly accurate discrete crystal clock generator. Value priced at $1,795.
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New Chordette QuteHD Ultra-High Resolution DAC

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State-of-the-art DAC with 384kHz and DSD Capability The QuteHD is a 384kHz-capable, multiple-input, asynchronous USB DAC which offers a range of proprietary technologies taken from Chord's acclaimed reference DAC the QBD76. The QuteHD boasts a groundbreaking sonic performance, custom DA conversion technology and cutting-edge DSD-over-USB functionality.
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Card Access Z2iR ZigBee-to-IR Module

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Introducing the new Z2iR™ Module by Card Access. This module was designed specifically to integrate with Control4® systems and gives Control4 dealers additional IR (infrared) outputs to control any residential device with a Control4® driver – without ‘home running’ wires back to a Home Controller. One Z2iR controls up to 4 IR-enabled devices including: TVs, projectors, streaming media devices, set-top boxes, window coverings, and more.

Product Info:
  • Sleek, Small, Fast & USB-Powered
  • Wireless ZigBee-to-IR interface
  • Two (2) independent IR emitter ports
  • Adds IR ports and bindings to Composer
  • Works as a ZigBee routing node
  • Add every TV, set-top box or other IR-controlled device to every Control4 installation
  • No wire hassles and risks
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Soul-shaking sound. Heart-pounding design. One-button setup, Introducing the Sonos Sub

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The new SONOS SUB will take the whole Sonos system one seismic step closer to the spine-curling, jaw-dropping, full body experience music was meant to be.
At $749 CAD, the SUB delivers great value by filling the room with rich, deep resonant bass you will feel in your bones.

Easy to Install: Unlike third-party subwoofers, the Sonos SUB is specifically designed to work flawlessly with paired Sonos components right out of the box. No worries, no hassles. Like every Sonos product, the SUB is easy to install and the software automatically adjusts audio settings to perfectly balance with the \paired Sonos component.
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Audio Authority 16 Channel Matrix Amplifier with FlexPort Inputs

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Whether your looking for audio system to use in commercial facilities or in homes, the SF-16M has the features and capabilities to handle just about any application it may encounter. Its flexibility and musical power give end users so much more than traditional audio systems, while giving installers a streamlined installation process.

The SonaFlex SF-16M is a unique blend of multi-channel amplification, flexible input options, audio matrix switching, signal processing and open control capability. Built and designed in the U.S. with the custom applications in mind, the SF-16M brings a new approach to common residential and commercial distributed audio applications - one multi-purpose matrix amplifier that can be used in a variety of installations.

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The World’s First & Only Analog DVRs with Native Live Streaming to Control4

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Wirepath™ Surveillance DVRs have been made even better with the addition of key features that make selling and installing them even easier. All DVRs now support:

mjpegNative live MJPEG video streaming directly to Control4 touch-panels and iOS apps
mjpegIP Control of DVR functions, including playback
motionDetectMotion detection setup from Internet Explorer
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Integra's new DTR30.4 7.2 Netwrok Home Theater Receiver.

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With the absolute latest in A/V processing and content convergence, the THX®-certified DTR-30.4 elevates you to an exhilarating new level of home entertainment performance.

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Card Access™ Sub-Zero/Wolf® Smart Appliance Module™ Now Available for Control4 Integration

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It’s a long-held stereotype that beauty and brains don’t go together. Well, not anymore. Introducing the Card Access™ Sub-Zero® / Wolf® Smart Appliance Module™. This new product from Card Access gives the beautiful Sub-Zero BI-Series of refrigerators the needed brains for integration with the award-winning Control4® home control system.

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Coming Next Week: New Sonos Controller apps for Mac & PC

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PLUS EVEN MORE TO MAKE SONOS MUSIC LOVERS SMILE

Next week, Sonos will introduce brand new Sonos Controller apps for Mac and PC. Plus, improved wireless performance for Android devices and language support for Brazilian Portuguese. And, it will all be available with a simple one-click software update.

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Niles New Outdoor Speakers And In-Ground Subwoofer Offer High Fidelity Audio And Sleek Design

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Niles’ new GS Garden Speakers line is constructed of rugged, long-lasting materials and features high-quality audio components for amazing outdoor audio systems.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, January 11, 2012—Niles®, The First Name In Custom Installation®, today introduced a new line of outdoor speakers and an in-ground subwoofer, which all feature rugged construction, long-lasting materials and deliver superior audio fidelity for all outdoor applications. The new GS Garden Speakers deliver Niles’ legendary high performance sound quality and the speakers’ rugged construction gives dealers an ideal, long-lasting outdoor audio solution.

According to Mike ‘Sparky’ Detmer, president of Niles, “The introduction of our new GS Garden Speakers and In-Ground Subwoofer allow dealers to offer the same level of audio quality and sleek, blend-in designs for outside applications as Niles in-ceiling speakers provide inside the home. Installers can now install powerful, high fidelity outdoor audio systems to fit any environment with minimal visibility.”
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Niles Introduces First Designer-Friendly Compact Ceiling Mount Loudspeaker To Blend Into Any Décor

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Dealers can now provide Niles’® legendary high fidelity audio performance in virtually any location with a compact loudspeaker that has a mere four-inch footprint.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, January 10, 2012—Following the introduction of its new CM Series Ceiling Mount Loudspeakers at CEDIA 2011, Niles®, The First Name In Custom Installation®, today announced the introduction of the company’s first-ever compact ceiling mount loudspeaker with a mere four-inch footprint, the CM4PR. It is the first small, designer-friendly loudspeaker to deliver audiophile grade performance so speakers can be placed in aesthetically pleasing, unobtrusive areas.

“The introduction of our new designer-friendly compact loudspeaker provides installers with an audiophile grade solution for any location where space or visibility are issues,” said Mike ‘Sparky’ Detmer, president of Niles. “With a depth of less than four inches and a Rear Wave Enclosure that stops sound from bleeding into other rooms, the CM4PR brings superior quality audio to places that were once inaccessible and completes our full line of application-specific CM Ceiling Mount Loudspeakers.”
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Kaleidescape Announces DV700 Disc Vault

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The Kaleidescape System provides the world's best Blu-ray viewing experience in the home. The M700 Disc Vault is a key component of the system, and last year it won the coveted 2011 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Best New Product award.

Many clients have requested a version of the M700 Disc Vault that does not include an M-Class player. Kaleidescape is pleased to introduce the DV700 Disc Vault. It offers the same award-winning performance and capacity as that of its sister disc vault, but does not have an integrated player.

It has capacity for 320 discs, and imports DVDs and CDs as easily as it imports Blu-ray Discs. Control buttons and a front panel display make it easy to use, and it can be located anywhere on the home's Ethernet network.
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Control4 Launches Video Intercom Solutions with New Touch Screens and Door Station

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High-performance In-Wall and Portable Touch Screens with full-motion video intercom and wideband audio deliver dedicated control and crystal clear communications.
Las Vegas, NV– January 10, 2012 at 7:00 AM PT – Control4, a leading innovator in residential and light commercial automation systems, introduces its new video intercom solutions, which include the Control4® 7” Portable Touch Screen with Camera, the Control4® 7” In-Wall Touch Screen with Camera, and the Control4® Door Station.

This new video intercom product family provides dedicated, always-on control functionality along with a convenient high-quality communications experience for homes and businesses. Each new product within the family features an integrated camera delivering H.264 full-motion video along with integrated speakers and dual microphones utilizing beam forming and wideband audio to deliver a high-fidelity experience. With activation of a Control4® Intercom License, consumers can enable whole-home or business communications and message broadcasting, as well as the ability to control auto-answer and “do not disturb” settings.
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Control4 Announces New High-Performance Automation Controllers

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New one-room and whole-home controllers dramatically enhance consumer experiences with fluid on-screen control, blazingly fast media access, and instantaneous responsiveness.
Las Vegas, NV– January 9, 2012 at 9:30 AM PT – Control4, a leading innovator in residential and light commercial automation systems, announces two new models to its award-winning family of automation controllers: the flagship HC-800 and the versatile HC-250. Designed to harness the power of Control4’s award-winning operating system, the HC-800 and the HC-250 provide the ultimate Control4 experience for speed, performance and flexibility at an exceptional value for homeowners and businesses.

At the center of Control4’s updated line of controllers is the new HC-800, a powerful, flexible, multi-zone controller designed to serve as the cornerstone of any Control4 installation, no matter how large or demanding. The HC-800’s lightning-fast, next-generation 1.8GHz high-performance dual-core processor delivers instantaneous, interactive on-screen control and browsing of even the largest media libraries.
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Niles Introduces Two new Powerful High Fidelity Compact Subwoofer Ideal For Any Size Room

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Powerful, stylish and compact 6.5” and 8” subwoofers, engineered with designers in mind, allow for virtually unlimited placement to fit any decor.

CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA, December 22, 2011—Expanding its line of powerful high-fidelity subwoofers, Niles®, The First Name In Custom Installation®, today announced the introduction of two new stylish compact subwoofers engineered with designers in mind, the SW6.5 and the SW8.

“With these new stylishly-designed compact subwoofers, installers can place a high-powered, highly attractive and easily concealed subwoofer virtually anywhere for a home theater or home audio system,” said Mike ‘Sparky’ Detmer, President of Niles. “These subwoofers outperform their larger rivals and offer superior sound quality and design for all residential and light commercial installations.”

Engineered with the designer in mind, the SW6.5’s and SW8’s ultra-compact sizes and fingerprint-resistant piano-black finishes present an aesthetically pleasing profile that is easy to blend into any décor. Pairing a long-throw front-firing woofer with dual long-throw side-mounted passive radiators, the compact subwoofers deliver the power of subwoofers four times their size, making them perfect for any setup requiring more bass in less space.
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Extend HDMI 1080p Full HD with Deep Color up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a single CAT-5 cable, along with 100Base-T Ethernet, RS-232, IR, and remote 5V DC Power

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The GefenPRO Extender for HDMI ELR with PoL over CAT5 extends a Hi-Def source with multichannel digital audio at resolutions of up to 1080p Full HD to 330 feet (100 meters) using one CAT-5 cable. Also, it has the capability to power a separate 5V DC device from the Receiver unit, sharing the 5V DC power, transmitted over the CAT-5 cable, up to 2 Amps at the Receiver Unit. It supports DVI-D when used with an HDMI to DVI Adapter, providing greater flexibility and options when integrating several home theater components. This product extends Ethernet and provides an IR back channel to control AV sources using the same CAT-5 cable extension. With the built-in IR Blaster, simply point the IR remote(s) at the display to control the Hi-Def sources as if they were located in the same room as the display.
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All New JVC Reference Series 3D Home Cinema 4K Projector

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Featuring 4K precision and Industry leading performance, this JVC D-ILA 3D projector that 80,000:1 native contrast ratio. All the features you'd expect in a top-of-the-line model at a price that will surprise you.
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Chief Introduces Mounting Solutions for Floor Projections

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Supporting projection equipment for interactive floor installations can be challenging without the right mount. Fortunately, Chief's industry-leading RPA projector mount is easily converted to a floor projection solution when combined with a few standard accessories.

Download the flyer at left to learn more.

NEW Ultimate Powerhouse Amplifier from Chord Electronics

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The heart of any amplifier is the power supply. In the new SPM 5000 the power reserve has been doubled to include two of Chord's world renowned 4KW ultra high frequency power supplies.

The fully balanced SPM 5000 comfortably delivers 560 watts into 8 ohms and a heart-stopping 1,020 watts into 4 ohms with incredibly low distortion.

A large bank of energy storage capacitors are recharged by the power supply many thousands of times per second. This and Chord's innovative dynamic coupling design give the amplifier huge power reserves and the ability to respond effortlessly to the most demanding musical performances with instantaneous power.
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Introducing The LaunchPort System. The first Inductive charging system for iPad

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The LaunchPort system is a revolutionary way to mount and charge your iPad 2 anywhere. The system consists of a Station and PowerShuttle. Any PowerShuttle can work with any Station, LaunchPort uses the magic of magnets and induction charging (charging through the air), it's like magic.


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Don’t just sit and watch your TV – get up and interact with it! Introducing ActionMount from OmniMount

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The ActionMount PLAY series is an affordable interactive TV mount designed to accommodate most active TV positioning. Sit. Stand. Stretch. Play – all at the perfect angle. The ActionMount Series by OmniMount takes interactivity with your TV to the next level. With a full range of movement, the PLAY series allows you to interact with your TV when watching movies, gaming, exercising and more. The PLAY40 & PLAY70 is equipped with Ergotron's patented Constant Force technology, providing fluid, light-touch adjustments for effortless arm movement.


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New RGPC (Richard Gray's Power Company) 200LD Power Delivery and Power Surge Protection System

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The RGPC 200 LD is a compact Parallel Power Delivery Model designed to fit conveniently in tight spots, while delivering all the AV enhancements by utilizing the patented parallel technology. To receive the maximum performances install the RGPC 200 LD as close as possible to the AV equipment.

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Seura Storm Outdoor TV

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Complimentary to Seura’s amazing luxury mirror technology, SÉURA offers beautiful, innovative solutions for completing your audio / video experience.

Séura’s exclusive LuminOptics™ technology delivers a remarkably clear picture even in direct sunlight.
  • Ultra-bright display offers vivid color and clarity in sunny environments.
  • Anti-reflective tempered safety glass reduces glare for a shine-free picture.


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Introducing Stealth Image II Speakers

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The world doesn’t need just another plain-jane on-wall speaker, but it surely can use a new and completely unique “Art Speaker”. Stealth’s Image II speakers take their next generation of speaker design, places it into a fully sealed, simple to mount, flat-front enclosure measuring just 12”W x 28”H x 3.5”D, then allows you to easily customize it with virtually any paint, wallpaper or image you can imagine. The Image II is an internally bi-compartmental, 6” 2-way, 200W speaker with great Stealth sound, full bass response and ultra-wide dispersion. Perfect for flanking a flat screen or for anywhere you want a space-saving surface mount Hi-Fi speaker to mesh with the aesthetics of an environment. Offered in Satin White finish, ready to mount or custom paint in the field. Stealth can l also place select images from their gallery onto the speaker. The customer may also have custom images from any hi-resolution digital file placed onto the speaker. A truly customizable and impressive sounding on-wall artistic speaker, that has no grill or vents.

Control4 Panelized Lighting—powerful lighting control for home and business

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Home and business owners can direct complex lighting events from elegant user interfaces while the system is centralized “behind the scenes”
Indianapolis, IN – CEDIA Expo 2011 – September 8-10, 2011 – Booth #2302 – Control4, a leader in IP-based home control systems, today announced the new Control4® Panelized Lighting Solution. Panelized lighting systems enable complete control over whole-home and commercial lighting systems using sophisticated keypad and touch screen interfaces, rather than a collection of light switches on every wall.

The Control4 Panelized Lighting Solution is Ethernet-based, providing simple and robust communications from the home controller or Control4 Touch Screen to the light. The Control4 Panelized Lighting Solution is also one of the first centralized lighting systems to offer energy monitoring capability for each load, which allows energy management applications to monitor and control individual lights. This empowers high-end customers to enjoy the privileges of whole-home lighting control while still being energy conscious.

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Control4 Announces New Addition: MyHome App for Android

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Unveiled at CEDIA EXPO 2011, the new app provides whole home control from today’s popular Android devices.
Indianapolis, IN – CEDIA Expo 2011 – September 8, 2011, 8:00 AM ET – Booth #2302 – Control4, a leader in affordable IP-based home control systems, announces their new Control4® MyHome - Android™ app for Android-enabled mobile devices. Developed by Clever Controls for Control4® systems, the app is currently in beta testing with select Control4 dealers and release is currently slated for Q4.

The Control4® MyHome family of software apps allows homeowners to access and control lighting, temperature, security, music, movies, and so much more from a wide range of devices in a Control4 enabled home. The new MyHome - Android app is a robust solution that will allow homeowners to access, manage and control their Control4 system from their Android-based devices built on Android OS 1.6 or higher.

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Yale's First Locks Designed to Integrate Seamlessly Into the Digital Home Now Available

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Designed to Interface With Control4 Home Control Systems, Giving Homeowners a New Level of Security and Convenience
Yale Locks & Hardware (www.yalelocks.com), an ASSA ABLOY Group company and a world leader in door hardware for residential and commercial applications, announces the availability of the company's first lock specifically designed to integrate seamlessly into the digital home.

These new deadbolt locks are the first products in the Yale Real Living™ portfolio of home control and home security solutions. Available with either a sleek touchscreen or pushbutton keypad, Yale's new platform of intelligent locks are designed to operate with a Control4® system, the premier integration platform for today’s digital home. Through the Control4 system, the homeowner can directly access and control all of the lock’s unique features, including activating personalized events or scenes with the push of a button from anywhere in the home or even remotely via the Internet.
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Fusion Announces New iPad and iPhone App

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We're proud to announce our new iPad app is now available in the iTunes store. This app features full two-way meta data exchange, filter & sorting and control with any Fusion Movie Server.
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Introducing the all new OLA 8137 Contemporary TV Cabinet

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The gently curved profile of the Ola cabinet creates a dramatic home theater. The cabinet features substantial top and bottom panels and curved glass doors that appear to wrap around the sides of the cabinet.

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Yamaha Updates ‘AVENTAGE’ A/V Receivers; Extends High End Connectivity and Control Features Throughout Line

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9.2 Channels, Expanded Networking, iPhone/iPod/Android Capabilities, CINEMA DSP HD3 Among Enhancements Being Brought to Critically-Acclaimed Line. Yamaha has updated the industry leading AVENTAGE family of A/V receivers, to include the first 9.2 channel receivers—the RX-3010 (150W x 9) and RX-A2010 (140W x 9)—along with the 7.2 channel RX-A1010 (110W x 7), RX-A810 (100W x 7) and RX-A710 (90W x 7). Like the original AVENTAGE receivers (pronounced Ah-Ven-Taj) unveiled last year to wide critical acclaim and success at retail, the new models continue to set the high bar for peak performance at affordable price points
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Chief Kontour mounts create ergonomic workspaces

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Create efficient, ergonomic workspaces with Chief’s new line of Kontour monitor mounts. Elegantly designed with the strength of a forged aluminum body, Kontour mounts offer innovative features, easy installation, and a stylish design at a great value. A variety of models are available to fit traditional workspaces, as well as sit-to-stand applications.
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New Concept anti static record brushes

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The only thing you should use to dry clean your records is a Carbon Fibre Record Brush.

Why is this? Well any cloths can catch grit then scratch records with the grit. Velvet pads clean the surface of the record so it looks clean, but they just shove the muck deeper into the grooves. A carbon fibre brush is strong and fine enough to get right into the grooves and lift dust out, most cleaning products superficially clean a record so it looks clean but in the process shove the dust down into the grooves where it causes annoying clicks and pops.

Wharfedale Diamond 10.LCR Left/Centre/Right Speaker Bar

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Following the success of the Diamond 10 Series, Wharfedale unveils its most modern add-on to the series' extensive line-up of speakers, the Diamond 10 Style AV Cinema System. Designed specifically for the discerning audio enthusiast, for the system features a 3-Channel LCR column speaker capable of producing superb sound when used for either gaming or watching movies, regardless of its svelte size.

The Diamond 10 Style AV Cinema System bears many of the same enhancements as its regular-sized siblings, but with new combinations of 100mm Kevlar bass drivers and 25mm silk dome tweeters affixed inside the LCR column and the mini tower speakers. The LCR column speaker requires little power even when combined with the mini tower or surround satellite speakers. And on top of that, it elegantly accents your flat panel HDTV.

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All new Sonos Play:3

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Introducing the smaller, sexier, tuck in the corner and blow out the roof, all-in-one player.

  • Stream your entire music library, music services, and radio stations
  • Control wirelessly, easy to set up
  • Start with one, expand everywhere
  • Versatile enough to put anywhere -- horizontal or vertical
  • 3 driver HiFi speaker system


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Remotescape: Kaleidescape remote control app for iPad & iPhone

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The world’s premier home entertainment system, Kaleidescape, is now even better with the Remotescape app for Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Browse your movie and music library, view cover art, and control what’s playing, all on your Apple iOS device!

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Introducing Just Add Power ... a scalable, any size HDMI matrix over IP

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Every source gets a transmitter/encoder and every display gets a receiver/decoder, they all plug into the network and, voila, you’ve got an HDMI matrix solution!

Highlights:
  • The original 1G version offers a cost-effective, high performance solution while the newer 2G gigabit version delivers lossless video.
  • Both versions require a managed network switch controlled via RS-232 or IP from any control system, PC, or smart device (e.g., Blackberry or iPad).
  • Need to expand? Simply add a transmitter or receiver (or both).
  • No more baluns and no distance limitations!
  • Projects range from small residential jobs to large commercial applications and everything in between.
  • New 2G firmware enables a video wall configuration up to 8x8 at a fraction of the price of competing systems.

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120 Watt Rack Mountable 70 Volt Commercial Amp/Mixer

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The Episode Amplifier/Mixer, EA-AMP-COMM-1A-120, is a high-power, 1-channel, Commercial Audio Amplifier that includes all the features needed for today's sophisticated light commercial entertainment and paging systems. This single-channel, commercial mixer/amplifier outputs 120 Watts RMS at 4 Ohms.

It includes the configurable outputs required for common speaker types used in commercial settings: 50V, 70V, 100V, or 4 Ohm. A total of eight inputs allow you to connect up to four microphones and four analog stereo sources for background music. An integrated mixer blends microphones with any one of the music audio sources - perfect for background music and paging applications.
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All New Music Hall A35.2 Integrated Amplifier

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The a35.2 is a big powerful sounding integrated amplifier built to fit neatly into the modern household. Geared primarily toward the music lover with a two channel audio system, we have included a Direct AV input (home theater bypass), for those that want to use the amplifier section of the a35.2 to power the front channels in a home theater set-up. Constructed using the finest parts and hand assembled, the a35.2 is sure to impress. It’s the heart around which a great sounding system can be built.
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Introducing Wirepath Surveillance

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With an initial offering of 8 cameras, 3 DVRs and 1 amazing iPhone app – we're confident this lineup will meet the requirements of your CCTV needs.
  • Deliver bullet-proof products with the latest technologies like Sens-Up, WDR and H.264
  • Create easy-to-specify solutions that remove system complexity
  • Provide best-in-class Apps for remote viewing


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BDI New Home Theater Furniture "Cascadia" Collection

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A clean, linear design, CASCADIA home theater cabinets are an elegant way to present a TV and components. The substantial top and side panels are complemented by refined reveal details. A grey tinted glass flip-down door keeps components neatly out of sight. The generously sized open shelf is ideal for a center speaker, soundbar or additional components.

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UltraVue 80ft HDMI Long, Uninterrupted and it Works!

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UltraVue is the ultra-long, ultra-reliable, uninterrupted-run HDMI solution of the year! Most if not all HDMI failures occur in the connectors. The vast majority of extended runs are built up with baluns, repeaters, amplifier chips, EQ and external power supplies that multiply failure rates. UltraVue’s Digital Alloy -- silver-coated copper-clad steel -- delivers extremely high tensile strength. Other breakthrough techniques means UltraVue is the perfect if not the only cable for over 50-foot runs!

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Introducing WiPNET from Wi3 - High Speed Ethernet Connections Over Existing Coax Cables

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This revolutionary RetroFit product distributes Internet over existing coax, throughout a home. In its current release, WiPNET provides two wired network ports, at up to 16 CATV/Antenna TV locations.
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Yamaha's New AV Receiver RX-A710

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Premium Quality Audio Performance combines with the latest technological advances, including iPhone app compatibility, network functionality, front panel HDMI and USB digital connections, HD Audio decoding with CINEMA DSP 3D, and 6 in/1 out HDMI (3D and ARC compatibility).

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USB Powered Portable UCube Speakers by UFi

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At just three-inches square they’re personal and portable, ideal for home, on your desk or on the go! Available in brilliant fashion –forward colours – they look as fabulous as they sound on brushed aluminum stands. You’re gonna love their small sleek footprint, iconic design and big dynamic sound; they create a wide stereo image so everyone can enjoy music and video! Just plug the speaker with the USB connector into your computer’s USB port and your’re ready to roll!!!
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Control4 Software Release Announcement - OS 2.1

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Control4 is pleased to announce that OS 2.1 is available for immediate download. This release improves the quality of the operating system. OS 2.1 includes enhancements to most areas of the system and user interface, brings back important features and capabilities, and provides significant new diagnostic and support features to make it easier to support clients without doing a truck roll.

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Two new radio services on Sonos: AUPEO! & Stitcher

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Sonos just amplified your radio power! Sonos is doubly excited to announce that AUPEO! Personal Radio and Stitcher SmartRadio™ are now part of the Sonos music service lineup. For radio and podcast fans, these free services are sure to amp up the excitement music lovers this spring and summer.
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RedEye app for Android (beta)

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The popular Redeye Universal Remote Control products for iPod, iPhone and iPad, just got even better. We are glad to announce that a new RedEye app for Android phones and tablets is now available. This application is currently in beta release.
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Introducing iRemote Reset by Technology on Demand

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Have you ever had to go to your parents or friends home just to reboot a Cable/DSL Modem to fix "The Internet" going down or to just to cycle power on a device? Have you ever had to instruct your spouse where to find the power cord for a device inside a crazy-busy rack only to find you still have to go there or that it took longer to talk them through it than if you actually went there?
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All New Power-Over Ethernet 16 port switch by Pakedge

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Pakedge introduces the SW16-16PB a Managed 16-Port Power-Over-Ethernet Switch with 2 Gigabit Uplink Ports

The SW16-16PB managed Enterprise Class Power-Over Ethernet switch offers a unique spectrum of features and convenience for PoE-enabled network audio/video devices - including touch panels, wireless access points, and IP cameras. SW16-16PB can be fully configured and managed using a Web browser. In the event a device needs to be rebooted, or becomes unresponsive, each individual port can be remotely power-cycled. Read More...

New Music Hall Cruise Control

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The music hall cruise control permits the electronic speed control of music hall and project turntables between 33.3 and 45 rpm at the simple touch of a button.
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Lutron Home Control App for Android™ Now Available in the Android Market

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Conveniently control your RadioRA 2 system over a Wi-Fi network with your Android device. Features include viewing/adjusting light and shade levels throughout the home, controlling system keypads including button feedback and raise/lower controls, and managing multiple RadioRA 2 systems in the same app.

Download the Lutron RadioRa2 Android app here
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Now Available! Temperature Control from Lutron

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Add temperature control to the RadioRA 2 system for increased convenience and energy savings. Control temperature from keypads, mobile devices (iPhone, iPad, Android and more), occupancy sensors, and an energy-saving schedule. The three-part design puts each component where it makes sense.

  • seeTemp can be mounted in locations which would not normally be appropriate for a thermostat, such as exterior walls and sunny spaces.
  • The wireless temperature sensor is easy to position and allows the temperature to be measured in the optimum location.
  • The HVAC controller installs out-of-sight

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The zensational bzoo

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If your looking for a modern home theater seating design, the Bzoo, offers a free-form ovular theater chair that is available in leather or faux leather.
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At Last - Advanced DSP for Multi-Zone Audio

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ADX matrix switchers provide 10-band equalization per zone. We are excited to present ADX switchers with advanced DSP options, cutting edge control, and compact design. ADX promises to bring audiophile enjoyment to every zone.
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An Affordable Digital Sigange Solution for Product & Services Showcasing

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Many small retail stores want to showcase their products with dynamic content displayed at the point of sale, in the store window, or at expos and conventions. They would love to take advantage of the revenue-generating potential of high-tech digital signage for their own businesses.
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Modular Matrix Switching for HDTV Signals

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The HLX™ System distributes HDTV signals up to 1,000 feet away to convenient zone receivers mounted wherever televisions are to be located. Its robust back plane design allows up to 12 sources to distribute component video up to 1080p, along with analog stereo audio, digital coaxial audio, and digital optical audio. The new HLX offers a winning combination of performance, value, and unique features.
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New Sharp 70" Aquos Quattron now available for orders

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With the introduction of the 70-inch class (69.5” Diagonal) LC-70LE732U, Sharp once again reinforces its leadership in LCD and LED technology. Sharp’s proprietary quad pixel technology adds a fourth colour, yellow, to the traditional RGB pixel format, enabling many colours to be displayed for the first time. Featuring more colors than any other television, see never-before-seen colours like sparkling golds, Caribbean blues and sunflower yellows. On the LC-70LE732U, this technology is enhanced further with Quad Pixel Plus, which produces smoother lines by enabling the individual control of all 8-million sub-pixels on the screen. The LC-70LE732U is fully featured, including the industry’s leading online support system, AQUOS Advantagesm Live. And, with built-in WiFi, connecting is easier than ever.

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New Apps for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch Now Available!

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It's a new look, a new feel, and a new level of control! New releases of the MyHome app for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch include myriad performance improvements that make it even easier to access and control lighting, temperature, music, movies, energy, security and more-all using the glorious new OS 2.0 interface.
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New Eras Retro TV Cabinet by BDI

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While ERAS has a definite retro inspiration, this is not your mother’s TV cabinet. ERAS updates a mid-century modern design with sleek grey tinted glass doors for a look that is anything but dated. Features include adjustable shelves and removable back panels for simple setup and maintenance. With elegant construction details, ERAS is available in BDI’s beautifully modern Chocolate Stained Walnut finish.
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Pakedge introduces the PDU-RM8 Modem/Router Boot Sequence Power Distribution Unit with Remote Power Cycling and Monitoring

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The Pakedge PDU-RM8 modem/router power distribution unit gives you unprecedented convenience and control, including full remote control of on/off sequencing to power-up and shut down sensitive equipment in the proper sequence, and avoid power flooding at startup. Out of the box, the PDU-RM8 is pre-labeled for easy installation. Just plug in the modem, router and switches into the pre-labeled outlets, and you are ready to go.
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Introducing Rega's first DAC (Digital to Anlog Converter)

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When it comes to new products, the folks at Rega are know to take their time! But when a new product come out, it is no slouch either. Two years in the making, Rega’s DAC promises to breather life back into your music. Its performance is way above its price or category.

The Rega DAC is a 16/20/24-bit at 32kHz to 192kHz digital to analogue converter incorporating an enhanced version of the Rega designed circuit. Developed to be simple to set up and use, the Rega DAC is designed to optimize performance from any two channel PCM digital audio source such as a CD player PC or streaming device.

With the PC/Laptop and MAC now widely accepted as creditable mediums for storing and streaming music. The use of high quality lossless files such as WAV, FLAC and ALAC offer performance through the DAC equal to and in some cases better than red book CD.
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Introducing the Worlds Finest AC Power Regenerator - The PS PerfectWave P10

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The PerfectWave Premier P10 Power Plant takes your incoming AC power and converts it to DC, and then with patented PS Audio technology, regenerates and amplifies new sine wave perfect, high current AC power. New high current, ultra low distortion AC Power created by Power Plant technology delivers stunning performance from your audio and video components. Unique heat sink design delivers a fan less design to ensure total silence for the most discriminating listening environments.

The PerfectWave Premier 10 is the highest performing, most powerful AC regenerator ever produced. Massive current capability redefines the performance of your gear.

PowerPlay technology on board provides unprecedented control and monitoring of all your connected devices. Automatically reboot routers, modems, and network devices when Internet dropouts occur. Schedule devices to power on and off automatically optimizing power consumption in your system. Receive emails automatically when power occurrences occur, as the PerfectWave Premier P10 is automatically reacting on it’s own. All made possible by PowerPlay technology and PS Audio’s unique Globalnet Server support.
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Introducing the iD100 iPod, iPhone & iPad Digital Dock

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Bit for Bit pure digital data recovery! The iD100 delivers the most sensational performance and results ever from your iPhone, iPad, and iPod for the most realistic and dynamic delivery imaginable. Taking a digital feed allows extraction of every last drop of performance possible from the worlds favourite portable music player. The pure digital data is then fed to an external DAC or AV Receiver using its digital input for best possible digital to analogue conversion.
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Control4® MyHome App for MAC,PC, Linux & Tablet Now Available!

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The Control4® MyHome - PC/MAC/Tablet application announced at CES is now available for download so you can allow virtually any laptop, desktop or tablet device that is capable of running Flash* to be used as an interface for managing a Control4 system.

By turning existing smart phones, tablets and PCs into additional interfaces, Control4 MyHome offers homeowners an affordable way to access and manage their system, while offering dealers an additional platform to deliver greater flexibility and portability for home control to your customers.
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Sonos Controller for Android Coming Soon

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Android loving music fans will soon have something to rock about. Sonos has just announced the Sonos Controller for Android, a free app that will transform most Android smartphones into a wireless music controller for Sonos. Get ready because its coming this spring and we expect it to rock the house. Read More...

Professional DVR CCTV System

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Our biggest request from our clients with Smart Homes is to extend IP camera support within Control4. Well now we can provide DVR support for IP Cameras! It's not just for a few IP cameras that can now be DVR integrated, it's literally hundreds.

This is achieved through a great piece of CCTV DVR software that runs on a Mac Mini. So you can now specify a fully digital and professional CCTV system as part of your Control4 installations. Read More...

rdio music service coming to Sonos

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Sonos is adding a new social music service called Rdio (pronounced "ar-dee-o") to our music lineup. It can be found in the Music Menu starting January 27th, and best of all, your customers can try it for free.
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Sharp Unveils Its First 3D Ready High-Definition Dlp® Home Theater Projector

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Sharp has introduced its first 3D Ready High-Definition High-Quality DLP® Theater Projector with 30000:1 High Contrast Ratio and Full-HD Panel (1920x1080). it works with active shutter glasses using either DLP Link or IR syncing technology by bouncing an IR signal off the screen the picture is projected onto. Read More...

All New Yamaha Aventage BD-A1000 High Performance, 3D Blu-Ray Player

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High performance Blu-ray Disc Player designed for optimum matching with Yamaha AVENTAGE Line Receivers. The SCENE function integrates operation and the front panel has the same clean, graceful design. The BD-A1000 is designed for High End Audio and isn’t just a video device. For the complete home theatre experience it’s paramount that the Blu-ray player provides premium audio quality. This is why Yamaha’s BD-A1000 supports high end audio formats such as SACD and DVD-Audio; formats that are designed to take advantage of high end audio setups. It also incorporates high-grade components and terminals ensuring HD audio formats sound as originally intended by the studio master. Read More...

Control4 Announces Kwikset SmartCode, ZigBee Deadbolt Locks in a New Contemporary Style.

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The Kwikset SmartCode, ZigBee Deadbolt Locks add enhanced security and convenience to any Control4 system.Designed with a sleek contemporary style to complement home interiors and exteriors, these locks make it easy to secure entry doors and never again have to worry about carrying a key. View the status and lock or unlock the lock from any room in the home from any Control4 interface, or monitor and control the locks remotely through Web Navigator. ZigBee Pro provides 128-bit encryption for secure communication within the Control4 system. Read More...

Marantz, AirPlay. Your iTunes music in any room, unleashed

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Unleash your iTunes music library with the world's first Airplay enabled AV components from Marantz. Now you can stream the sweet sound of your favourite songs directly from your iPod touch, iphone or iPad" or from your iTunes library on your PC or Mac using the “Remote App” on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch and your wireless home network, you don't even need to be in the same room as the components or your computer to play, pause, skip, and stop the songs in your iTunes music library. You'll even see the iTunes music information, including your album art. track titles, and artist info on your Apple compatible device or your Marantz AV receiver with video output.
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The Wadia 171 iPod/iPhone/iPad Transport is finally available!

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The 171 iTransport is the first certified “Works with iPhone” dock to offer pure, bit-perfect digital output allowing the revered smartphone and iPad to perform as high-end media servers. Wadia’s 171 iTransport builds on the award winning success of the original 170iTransport by adding “Works with iPhone” compatibility, and iPad connectivity. Significant refinements to the original design include high performance power supply components, advanced clocking circuitry, premium grade circuit boards, two digital outputs, and a feature rich remote control. Read More...

Card Access™ Ceiling-Mount Wireless Motion Sensor

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Card Access is pleased to announce the new Ceiling-Mount Wireless Motion Sensor. Using the same Control4 driver and providing all of the same functionality as our wall-mount Wireless Motion Sensor, the Ceiling-Mount Wireless Motion Sensor allows for convenient ceiling mount applications. This new product is a great way to add occupancy sensing capabilities to any room. We offer two versions of the Ceiling-Mount Wireless Motion Sensor: battery-powered and line-powered (9-24v AC/DC)
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Virtual Cell Wireless Access Point and Controller

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Pakedge introduces TRUE wireless roaming with the WAP-VKIT. This product utilizes Virtual Cell Wifi technology to provide seamless roaming for laptops, touch panels, wifi phones, etc. Read More...

The Security Sensor Bridge V2 is now shipping.

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Card Access is pleased to announce the new the Security Sensor Bridge V2. An update to the Sensor Bridge previously offered by Card Access, the “Security Sensor Bridge V2” is an easy way to utilize small security sensors for home automation purposes. Compared to its predecessor, this fully updated product is smaller, more rugged and comes at reduced pricing. Read More...

Pakedge introduces the RSB-K24C, a preconfigured VLAN router.

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Preconfigured Audio/Video Bridging System Gateway Security Appliance (Router) with 24 Port VLAN Configurable switch and Rack Mount Bracket.
Ideal for installations that have a variety of devices that require segmentation and prioritization which is essential for streamlining network traffic and ensuring a reliable network.

Primary features of the RSB-K24C are as follows:
- 24 Gigabit Ports
- 2 SFP Fiber Ports
- 4 Separate VLANs
- 1 Guest Network VLAN
- Easily Configurable VLAN ports
- Remote Access via VPN
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Yamaha Low Profile YSP220 Digital Sound Projector

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This extremely convenient Digital Sound ProjectorTM is low profile enough to fit neatly in front of a TV and is 3D compatible (HDMI V.1.4a). Low profile soundbar allows positioning in front of most TVs for a neat and compact AV system and the subwoofer can be placed vertically or horizontally. The YSP2200’s Digital Sound Projector technology provides true surround sound for maximum enjoyment
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Connect Any Device to Any Network Instantly with Global Caché iTach

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Connect almost any electrical device to a network in a matter of minutes. Based on open systems and industry standards, the ultra-compact device fits almost anywhere (even the palm of your hand), and includes a choice of wireless (WiFi) or wired (TCP/IP) connectivity to infrared (IR), serial (RS232), and contact closure (relay) equipment. The Global Cache iTach is a simple wired or wireless conduit between you and your device over a network or the Internet. This is instant network-enabling at its best.
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New Control4 "MyHome" Extends Control Wherever You Want It

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Software apps extend Control4 functionality to virtually every screen in the home.

Las Vegas, NV – CES 2011 – January 6-9, 2011 – LVCC South 21407 – Control4, a leader in affordable IP-based home control systems, today introduces Control4® MyHome, a family of software apps that allows consumers to access and control lighting, temperature, music, movies, energy, security and more from a wide range of devices in Control4® enabled homes. Consumers need only purchase a Control4 MyHome license and download the application to their iPhone®, iPad®, PC or Mac® laptop, desktop computer, or tablet to enjoy all the features of their Control4 system.

“Consumers expect choice and convenience, so by offering our customers the ability to access and control their home automation system from nearly any screen in the house, we make it easier for them to integrate Control4 into their everyday lives,” said Control4 CEO Will West. “Now, whether you turn on your TV, pull out your phone, turn to a touch screen in the kitchen, or power on your laptop in the office, you’ll always be in control of your connected home.”
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Control4 InfinityEdge 5" In-Wall Touch Screen

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Announcing affordable total system control in a sleek 5" in-wall design!
Edge-to-edge capacitive glass combined with the elegant Control4 user interface reveals the most visually stunning Control4 touch screen to date. With new optional intercom capability, a choice of AC power or Power Over Ethernet, wired or WiFi connectivity options, and four programmable buttons for customized commands, this flexible solution is perfect for every room in the house. Read More...

The Model M - Now With Sophisticated Controls


GENEVA Lab's award-winning TouchLight control system, dubbed "brilliant" and "sublime" by the media, is coming to the GENEVA Sound Model M. This touch-capacitive system, first introduced in 2010's new Model S, allows full control of an iPod/iPhone menu system, something unique to GENEVA Sound Systems.

GENEVA's TouchLight system of disappearing controls make hi-fi easier and more attractive. GENEVA is the only hi-fi maker using the kind of innovative touch technology that Apple pioneered with the iPhone.


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JVC Announces World’s First THX® 3D Certified Home Theater Projectors


Four new JVC home theater projectors are the world’s first to gain THX® 3D Display Certification. The four projectors, announced at CEDIA Expo in September while undergoing THX testing, will be available later this month.

The new THX 3D Certified projectors are the Reference Series DLA-RS60 and DLA-RS50, to be marketed by JVC’s Professional Products Company, and the Procision Series DLA-X9 and DLA-X7, to be available through JVC U.S.A.

During the THX 3D certification process, more than 400 laboratory tests are conducted, evaluating color accuracy, cross-talk, viewing angles and video processing to ensure the high quality 3D and 2D display performance that home theater enthusiasts demand. The JVC projectors have simple, one button solutions for optimized playback of 3D and 2D movies – THX Cinema Mode to ensure that color reproduction, luminance, blacks, gamma and video processing matches what the filmmaker intended, and THX 3D Cinema Mode, which extends this same level of accuracy for 3D broadcasts and Blu-ray Discs. THX 3D Cinema Mode is designed to deliver highly accurate color in 3D, while minimizing sources of cross-talk and flicker. For further fine-tuning, all THX Modes on JVC projectors can be accessed by THX Professional Calibrators. Read More...

uRay RGB Color Changing LED Lighting TAPE


iSky’s uRay RGB LED Lighting TAPE is a great way for allowing for a dynamic lighting effect in a home theater, kid's room, restaurant, hospital, casino, nightclub and other environments. It's a great way to enhance any star ceiling or other feature in a room because it adds depth and drama to an already incredible star ceiling. Each of our iSky Surface Mount Panels has a built in light shelf designed to seamlessly accept the uRay RGB LED Lighint TAPE. uRay can also be used to accent equipment racks, behind TV's (Bias Lighting), pathway lighting, under bars, cabinets, closets, etc. The RGB LEDs can be controlled with iSky's standard IR Remote & receiver or with the more advanced DMX RGB Module.

Kaleidescape Introduces Blu-ray Movie Server


Pristine Digital Storage of Blu-ray Discs for Instant Playback throughout the Home

SUNNYVALE, Calif., December 13, 2010 – Kaleidescape, Inc., creator of the movie server product category, today announced shipment of the industry's first Blu-ray movie server. The Kaleidescape System stores exact copies of your Blu-ray Discs on its hard drives, and transforms your collection of movies into a magical experience. Kaleidescape's simple and elegant user interface makes choosing something to watch part of the fun.

"Blu-ray offers the highest fidelity for my discerning clients, but if you thought watching a DVD was frustrating, just try a Blu-ray Disc," said Jeff Cherun, owner of Teatro Custom Installation, Inc. in Los Angeles, California. "With the Kaleidescape System you're enjoying any of your Blu-ray movies in seconds instead of minutes. My customers will never go back to an ordinary Blu-ray player." Read More...

Sonos WD100 Wireless Dock



Key features of the Sonos Wireless Dock

Works with iPod and iPhone
Simply dock any supported iPod or iPhone (see below) and enjoy your tunes all over the house on your Sonos system.

Wireless music playback on Sonos
Wirelessly play what's stored or playing on an iPod or iPhone, including many streaming music apps, on any or all the Sonos ZonePlayers at home. Play the same song from a docked iPod or iPhone in every room – perfectly synchronized.


Flexible music control
Browse and select the music from either your docked iPod or any Sonos Controller.


Best-in-class wireless technology
SonosNet 2.0 wireless mesh network functionality allows you to dock your iPod or iPhone wherever you want and play back the music on any or all the Sonos ZonePlayers in the house.


High-fidelity digital sound
The Sonos Wireless Dock sends your digital music files wirelessly to ZonePlayers throughout your home—without ever converting to analog like most conventional docks. This preserves the sound quality from the iPod to the speaker, ensuring you get the highest fidelity sound.


Quick charging dock
The Sonos Wireless Dock supports Apple's 1Amp charging specification so your iPod or iPhone are ready to go when you are.




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LifeSize Bridge - The Foundation for Your Intelligent Video Network

LifeSize Bridge redefines HD video conferencing for large multiparty calling. Unlike other systems on the market today, LifeSize Bridge scales intelligently with your organization’s communication needs while providing unmatched quality and groundbreaking price/performance for multiparty HD video communications. With the industry’s lowest price per port at 720p30, 720p60 and 1080p30, LifeSize Bridge offers a low-risk, cost-effective platform to modularly extend HD video conferencing to an entire organization.

Interoperable and standards-based, the easy-to-set-up and easy-to-use LifeSize Bridge can be deployed where you need it most. Enhance collaboration in your organization with unrivalled end user experience and uncompromised HD quality. LifeSize Bridge supports any codec, frame rate, call speed or resolution without loss of capacity or capability. Read More...

10x optical zoom high definition video conferencing camera from LifeSize

LifeSize Camera 10x, with 10x Optical zoom capability, 1080p30 support and better low light handling, is now available. This camera gives you more integration options to enhance their HD video conferencing experience.

LifeSize® Camera 10x™ offers the highest quality zoom capability for any size offices, conference room, meeting center or auditorium where full HD quality video must be captured over a distance. To further advance image clarity and flexibility of use, the Camera10x delivers immersive image quality in a wide range of light conditions, including low-light environments such as an executive boardroom or a large university lecture hall.

Camera 10x is designed to support and enhance HD video communication by providing lifelike video quality through 10x optical zoom, better low-light handling in medium and large spaces, and support for Full 1080p HD at 30 frames per second. LifeSize Camera 10x, bundled with any of the LifeSize® 220™ series offerings perfectly captures every gesture and facial expression – so detailed and true to life, it’s as if you are there. Read More...

Artcoustic Introduces the MODULAR Line of Satellite and L+C+R Loudspeakers



Artcoustic Loudspeakers, known worldwide for high performance loudspeakers with a designer signature – speaker grilles that double as works of art and design – has introduced the Modular line of speakers. The Modular line includes three completely new speakers with interchangeable baffles that are designed to match the width and height of most flat panel displays or TVs. The design concept behind the new Modular Loudspeaker Series is to create the minimum number of models to address the maximum number of sizes of new ultra thin flat panel video displays. Read More...

Card Access Wireless Smart Pressure Sensor


Card Access is pleased to announce the new Wireless Smart Pressure Sensor Package. A replacement for Bed and Chair Sensors previously offered by Card Access, the Smart Pressure Sensor is an easy-to-use occupancy sensing solution for chairs, beds, and sofas. This next generation sensor provides better results through customizable sensitivity making it more suitable for a variety of home automation applications.

The sensor works by measuring the change in distributed pressure when a chair, a bed, or a sofa is occupied. Proprietary “learning” technology allows dealers to calibrate the response of the sensor to suit a wide range of furniture and occupants – with just the push of a button.

By using this technology, the sensor delivers superior control and flexibility when compared to other similar sensors on the market, which are not adjustable and are only reliable in limited applications. Read More...

Chief’s New Automated Swing Arm Mount


Change your view with Chief’s new automated swing arm mount. No automated mount can match the PXR’s fluid range of motion. With an unprecedented 27” (686 mm) of extension, 90 degree’s of swivel and up to 12” tilt, watching a TV from the perfect viewing angle has never been easier Read More...

Sonos Introduces The Sonos Wireless Dock

Sonos, the leading developer of wireless multi-room music systems for the home introduced the Sonos Wireless Dock (WD100), an accessory to the award-winning Sonos Multi-Room Music System. With the Sonos Wireless Dock you can now play all of the music from an iPod or iPhone in every room of the house. The Sonos Wireless Dock will be available by the end of October.

"The Sonos Wireless Dock is the perfect accessory for our music loving customers who own an iPod or iPhone and want to enjoy the music stored on them in any or every room of the home," said Phil Abram, President, Sonos, Inc. "This new dock reinforces our mission to provide our customers with access to all of the music on the planet, including everything available on an iPod and iPhone in the home."

The Sonos Wireless Dock accesses all of the music stored or playing on an iPhone or iPod and sends it wirelessly to Sonos ZonePlayers all throughout your home – before converting the music to analog – guaranteeing the best possible audio quality. The Sonos Wireless Dock is compatible with the following devices: iPod touch (1st, 2nd, and 3rd generation), iPod classic, iPod nano (3rd, 4th, and 5th generation), iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G and iPhone, and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple performance standards.

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Kaleidescape Introduces First User Interface for Young Children


Even Toddlers Can Find and Play Their Own Movies, and Parents Have Complete Control over Available Content.

Kaleidescape, Inc., the market leader in movie servers, today introduced the industry's first user interface designed specifically for young children. With a Kaleidescape System and a Kaleidescape Child Remote, a young child can find and play any of his or her movies without help from an adult. The way it works—different user interface behavior when using a particular remote—is an industry first.

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All New Kef Q Series


The multiple award-winning Q Series has always exemplified KEF’s conviction that new materials and technologies can, when applied with intelligence and imagination, reproduce recordings so perfectly that they sound indistinguishable from the live event. This is more true now than ever before. As the latest expression of this design philosophy, the new range immerses you in three-dimensional imagery of a richness and clarity that until now has been the exclusive preserve of speakers costing many times more. Read More...

Sequel Technologies Security Systems


We are excited to announce that Digital Smart Homes now offers security systems by Sequel Technologies for residential and commercial applications. When integrated with Control4 Automation, the security system can be tied in with lighting, motorized blinds and shades, whole home audio/video systems, door bell and much more. Imagine being able to activate your security system or trigger a panic alarm from any light switch in your home or office by simply tapping the light switch a given number of times. Arm and disarm your security system from anywhere in the world and even unlock or lock your front door at the same time from a single interface. Lighting scenes can automatically be initiated when the home is armed and in “away mode” making it seem like someone is at home. It can even turn on audio zones automatically during the day. If the alarm gets tripped, have all the lights turn on to maximum, sound the alarm through the siren and the home audio system at full blast, trigger the outside lights to flash on and off, have a text or email broadcasted to your neighbours and yourself and have your shades open up. The possibilities are endless.
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Yamaha Introduces 'AVENTAGE' A/V Series; Defined by Obsession with Details to Achieve Peak Performance


Yamaha Electronics Corporation, the innovator in home theater and digital audio and video reproduction, today introduced a line of A/V receivers that embody obsessive attention to detail combined with a multitude of engineering refinements made to achieve peak performance at affordable price points.
The new AVENTAGE (pronounced Ah-Ven-Taj) A/V Receiver Series is the result of Yamaha‘s meticulous design process to refine and re-engineer the receiver from the ground up, and to make subtle changes that mean the difference between good and great sound. The new series is a complement to Yamaha‘s award-winning RX-V line, which will continue to carry attractive feature sets in the opening to mid-level price points. Read More...

1:1 HDMI over One Coax Distribution System


The HXE-11 enables long distance extension of HDMI signals over a singe coaxial cable. The kit includes the Model 1341T transmitter and the 1341R receiver, featuring locking BNC connectors. The 1341R also features a loop-out connector, allowing a a second run of coax to feed another receiver along a continuous chain. Capable of distributing today's latest video and audio formats, including 1080p video with 36-bit deep color and lossless audio, the system is fully HDMI compliant. Read More...

Introducing the all new Control4 InfinityEdge In-Wall Touch Screen



New InfinityEdge In-Wall Touch Screens replace the current 7" In-Wall Touch Screen and feature sleek design, and new functionality at cutting-edge price points. Key features include capacitive touch glass, Ethernet or Wi-Fi connectivity, power via AC or Power Over Ethernet and four programmable buttons. Read More...

Music Hall Introduces USB & DJ Turntable


Music Hall’s new USB-1 is a convenient, easy to use, and fun turntable. It’s a snap to set-up and comes with everything you need to start spinning vinyl. Whether you’re looking to digitize and download your record collection, release your inner DJ, or simply discover the joy of spinning vinyl, the USB-1 is your answer. It has a built-in phono preamp, cartridge, dust cover, and includes all necessary cables and software required for simple plug and play operation. Read More...

Build Innovative Rack Solutions with Chief’s All-New RackBuilder


Try the custom Rack builder here and than contact us with your custom configuration for a price.

Extend the Power of HD Communications


AVAILABLE JULY 27
LifeSize® Software Version 4.7. Easily share content wirelessly from your computer during HD video calls.
Collaborate more effectively and increase productivity with our 4.7 software release. New features include data sharing for LifeSize® Passport™ and LGExecutive, powered by LifeSize®, via LifeSize® Virtual Link™, a free software download.

Version 4.7 also extends live HD video streaming and recording on LifeSize® Video Center to LifeSize Passport and LGExecutive. Read More...

Premium-class AV Receiver with support for 3D , 6 in/2 out HDMI and tons more!


Premium-class AV Receiver with support for 3D and Audio Return channel over 6 in/2 out HDMI, CINEMA DSP 3D surround sound with or without front presence speakers, RS-232C interface for custom installation and multi-point tuning for high quality sound under $900! Introducing the RXA800 Yamaha Receiver. Read More...

Introducing RedEye. Remote control via iPhone or iTouch


Available later this month at Digital Smart Homes, RedEye by ThinkFlood is a universal remote for an iPhone or iTouch. There are 3 products in the line up that start at $50 to a rack mountable pro unit that is $600. The App, now available on iTunes is free and can be downloaded here. Read More...

HDMI over Single Coaxial Extender


Vanco's HDMI Coax Extender supports HDMI protocols like HDCP, and the signal transmission system can be used to feed as many as 45 displays. Read More...

iPort to offer in-wall docking for the iPad, iPod Touch


The Control Mount Series by iPort lets your iTouch or ipad become in-wall touchscreen. It can be mounted either horizontally or vertically. Read More...

Onkyo rolls out 2 HTIBs with 3-D capabilities


Onkyo has introduced two home-theater-in-a-box systems with 3-D capabilities: the HT-S6300 and the HT-S7300. The HT-S6300 -- which features four HDMI 1.4a inputs, 1080p analog up-conversion and a 290-watt subwoofer Read More...

The ultimate mini-system that plays your music your way.


Introducing Chordette

Whether you play your music from a music server, PC, MAC, iPhone, iPod, laptop, cell phone, PDA, or stream it from the Internet, Chordette has an affordable system which will allow you to enjoy your music with astonishingly high fidelity.

The new Chordette series from England’s Chord Electronics offers you a completely flexible modular system so you can enjoy your music your way. The system begins with the Chordette Gem, a high quality USB / Bluetooth DAC allowing you to easily take music from your digital sources directly into your stereo. If you don't have a stereo, Chordette offers a broad range of components and you can select just the ones you need. Finally, a flexible modular stand is available so you can display this stunning system at it's best.

Though the size of each component is small nothing has been compromised. The audio response is still state of the art with exceptional performance and low noise levels. Encased in Chord's trademark solid aluminum billet metalwork chassis, the Chordette looks as terrific as it sounds and shows off its industry leading engineering both inside and out. Read More...

Control4 2.0 is Here!


We are excited to to announce the release of Control4® OS 2.0. This next-generation OS offers new home-control functionality, updated SDKs, support for additional hardware products, integration of third-party applications, and improved media management. Featuring an elegant Flash-based user interface, Control4® OS 2.0 will provide Control4 integrators with the most powerful Control4® solution to date. Read More...

We now carry Denon



We are excited to announce that Digital Smart Homes no carry’s Denon products. Denon, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-quality home entertainment products, is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2010. In 100 years of significant and innovative “firsts,” Denon has continuously brought passion, artistry and the best of technologies to discriminating customers around the world, always providing them with a superior home entertainment experience. Learn More

Sonos Launches iPad App


Although Sonos launched an iPad interface for their wireless whole-house music system earlier this week, it won’t be available until August. However, it is a very sleek use of the iPad technology integrated into a HomeAV application. If you want to see the demo, go here: Sonos iPad App

We now carry RTI & Crestron



We are excited to announce the addition of RTI (Remote Technologies Inc.) and Crestron Automation and Control products to our impressive line-up of products and services. Read More...

Yamaha's NeoHD is here!


Enjoy all your AV sources plus music streaming from your computer, Internet Radio and Rhapsody content. Easily control all of your sources with a simple graphical user interface (GUI) and simplified remote control. One remote gives you total media control. Read More...

Control4 Launches Commercial Systems Product Line at InfoComm 2010


Bringing a proven IP-based control platform to the pro AV market, Control4 introduces a full line of commercial hardware and software solutions. Read More...

Now you can pick a room, pick a song, and pick a colour.


The all-in-one Sonos S5 is about to get even more popular. On June 2nd, 2010, in response to overwhelming demand, the S5 will debut in black. And the timing couldn't be better with Father's Day just around the corner. Read More...

Viper SmartStart is now available in Canada!


What is Viper SmartStart?
Are you tired of carrying around another clunky remote control on your keyring, or finding yourself out of range when you really need to warm up or cool down your car before getting in? Now you can remote start or lock and unlock your car just by pushing a button on your iPhone or iPod Touch; using the exciting new Viper SmartStart app

The simple graphical interface gives you control over the following features of your installed Viper remote start or security/remote start system:
  • Lock/arm
  • Unlock/disarm
  • Remote car starter
  • Trunk release
  • Panic or car finder
  • 2-Way confirmation of commands received at vehicle
  • Error messages if command not received successfully
  • Vehicle personalization
  • App pass code protection
  • Password management utilities
  • Button confirmation sounds
You can also control multiple vehicles – great for families! – and assign more than one user to control a vehicle.

Integra's latest A/V receivers offer 3-D functionality


Integra has introduced a pair of new A/V receivers, the 100-watt-per-channel DTR-30.2 and the 90-watt-per-channel DTR-20.2, that offer 3-D functionality. Both machines feature HDMI 1.4a ports that enable 3-D video signals to pass from a Blu-ray player to a TV's display screen. Read More...

Kaleidescape Introduces Next Generation Movie Players


New Movie Server Architecture, New User Interface, Blu-ray Support

SUNNYVALE, CA - Kaleidescape, Inc., the market leader in movie servers, today announced its new M500 and M300 Players. Built on the company's proprietary M-Class architecture, this next generation of players delivers a new and improved onscreen user interface and Blu-ray support. The M500 Player copies Blu-ray Discs, DVDs, and CDs onto a server. The imported content can then be played back instantly by M500 and M300 Players, creating the world's first multi-zone movie server for Blu-ray.
To address the concerns of the studios, Kaleidescape requires the disc to be present when playing Blu-ray content from the server. Today this means the Blu-ray Disc must be in the tray of an M500 Player. To enable the full Kaleidescape experience for Blu-ray, the company is developing a disc loader which will keep a large number of discs present within the Kaleidescape system. It will also provide bulk import, and make it easy to find and retrieve a disc. Read More...

Onkyo first to introduce a THX-Certified 3D AV Receiver


The TX-SR608 Home Theater receiver by Onkyo is now available and comes with six HDMI inputs. It’s very well specked for its price at $699

All six HDMI 1.4 inputs are capable of passing 3D video, and upscale to 1080p if needed—with one of the inputs conveniently located on the front. All HD audio formats are able to be decoded, and it uses 192kHz/24-bit Burr-Brown DACs. Dual subwoofer outputs and 7 x 100W output is a definite upgrade over the previous TX-SR607 model, which had just 90 watts per channel.

Take a look at the press release below for the full line-up of products.
“The new TX-SR608 7.2-channel THX-Select2 Plus certified receiver has new power amplifier section that uses three-stage inverted Darlington output topology, and a power boost from 90 to 100 watts. Audyssey DSX dimensional sound processing has been added to its predecessor's Dolby PLIIz capabilities. Additionally, all video sources, including those using the new PC input, and regardless of source resolution, can be upscaled to big and beautiful 1080p via HDMI and Faroudja DCDi Cinema™. The TX-SR608 will also include a front HDMI input, a feature first introduced by Onkyo in 2009.”

Cables To Go Offers WirelessHD Kit


Cables To Go has launched a 60 GHz WirelessHD Kit that the company says wirelessly transmits a true 1080p HDMI signal to a television from HDMI components such as a Blu-ray player, set-top box, computer, or gaming console up to 33 feet, line of sight.

“WirelessHD is on the cusp of huge growth, and the Cables To Go kit with its quality, features and price point is well positioned to be a strong player in the market,” said Gary Hess, vice president of innovation for Lastar, parent company of Cables To Go. “This is true not only for the consumer market, but our relationships and experience in additional vertical markets will help us lead adoption and growth.”
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The Kaleidescape Experience


We are excited to announce that Digital Smart Homes is now an authorized Kaleidescape dealer.
The Kaleidescape System simplifies the way you collect, manage and enjoy movies and music. Once your personal entertainment collection is stored on the Kaleidescape System, you can say goodbye to DVD and CD clutter and the frustration of storing and organizing your movies and music. And, since your Kaleidescape System uses high-speed networking to deliver your favourite movies and music throughout your home, you can instantly access and enjoy them when and where it's convenient for you, your family or your guests. Simply click PLAY, lean back and immediately enjoy the show with your closest friends and family. Learn More

Yamaha 3D Receivers are on there way


Yamaha 3D home theatre receivers are expected to be available in mid May. They will support high speed HDMI, also known as 1.4. The RXV567 supports 3D and Audio Return Channel over HDMI while the RXV467 will only support 3D with no Audio Return Channel. It is also capable of bluetooth audio streaming with an optional bluetooth dock. HD Audio format decoding include Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby Digital Plus and DTS-HD High Resolution Audio. Yamaha’s amazing YPAO automatic system calibration is standard on all receivers. Contact us for more information on the new 67 series of Yamaha 3D receivers.

Broadcast HD Video Over Coax Cabling

Broadcast HDTV source to every TV in your establishment or home all over your existing RG6 coax cable. “ZeeVee has shattered the cost and deployment barriers for HD video distribution within hotels, airports, restaurants, bars, homes, and everywhere else digital signage or high quality video is shown” The technology is based on the same platform that cable companies rely on to deliver rich HDTV to millions of users and now is available on a more localized level within your establishment. This saves the cost of rewiring or purchasing an HDTV satellite or cable box for each TV saving thousands of dollars and time.


ZvBox

Basically the “ZvBox®” turns the output of a VGA or HD source into an HDTV cable channel and broadcasts it over coax cabling to all connected HDTVs. To view the HD source, simply tune in the “Zv” channel at any HD TV.

Key Benefits of Coax:
  • Proven method: cable companies light up entire cities with it
  • Handles up to 135 simultaneous channels
  • Already in place in vast majority of buildings
  • Easy to deploy and expand coax systems using simple hand tools
  • System parts (splitters, amps, etc.) inexpensive and widely available
  • Connects to off-the-shelf HDTVs without additional decoder boxes at each TV

If your thinking of upgrading your viewing to HDTV at the most cost effective and quickest deployment for your restaurant, bar, hotel, airport, home or anywhere else you may want to broadcast Satellite or Cable HDTV, Bluray, DVD or Digital Signage over your coax, contact us to find out if the ZvBoz will work in your environment.

Control4 My Home app for iPad


Control4, a leader in affordable IP-based home control systems, announced today the Control4® My Home application for iPad, which was developed in collaboration with Control UI. In a Control4®-enabled smart home, users will be able to access lighting, temperature, music, video, security systems, web cameras and more from an Apple iPad. Available now on the iTunes App Store, the Control4 My Home app has been selected as an Apple staff favourite for iPad apps.

Control4 provides home automation through an extensible operating system that integrates energy using devices and systems in the home, including, audio and video equipment, lighting systems, motorized shades, and security systems. With the new, specially designed Control4 My Home app for iPad, homeowners can use their iPad as an interface to their Control4® system to create personalized experiences such as custom lighting scenes; to conveniently control entertainment systems; or to take advantage of energy savings with programmable thermostats and other ‘green’ settings. Later in the year, homeowners will be able to use Control4 My Home in conjunction with a Control4® 4Sight remote monitoring subscription to turn lights on and off, lock or unlock doors, or access IP video cameras and security systems from the Internet, providing increased home security and peace of mind.

“Consumers want the devices in their home to be integrated and easy to use. The Control4® Operating System is designed to do just that. Many of our customers use touch screens to access their Control4 system and the iPad is a great platform that meets the needs of many homeowners for exactly this task.” said Will West, Chief Executive Officer of Control4. “We think the iPad is an important platform for homeowners looking for a smarter home and believe that when combined with Control4 My Home we will continue to push forward the mainstream adoption of affordable home control technologies that make our lives easier.”

Control4 homeowners can immediately download Control4 My Home for iPad here and authenticate to their Control4 system with a Mobile Navigator license which you can obtain from us at Digital Smart Homes.
For more information on Control4 feel free to contact us or click here

Control4 iPad Screen Shots

Sharp Aquos Quattron LED TV


With the introduction of the LE820 Series, Sharp once again establishes its leadership in LCD and LED technology. In a monumental engineering breakthrough, Sharp’s proprietary Quattron Technology, a 4-colour filter that adds yellow to the traditional RGB, enables more than a trillion colours to be displayed for the first time. A stunning new contemporary edge-light design with full-front glass proudly announces a new AQUOS direction for 2010. The proprietary AQUOS LED system comprised of the X-Gen LCD panel and UltraBrilliant LEDs enables an incredible dynamic contrast ratio of 5,000,000:1 and picture quality that is second to none. The LE820 series is very fully featured, including the addition of Netflix™ streaming video capability through the AQUOS Net™ service, along with the industry’s leading online support system, AQUOS Advantage Live. A built in media player allows for playback of music and photos via USB port.

You really do have to see it, to see it.

Lutron Lighting and Shades


I am very excited to welcome Lutron Electronics into our line card. Lutron offers a complete line of lighting control solutions for residences as well as for commercial projects.

What is light control?
Light control is the ability to adjust the amount of daylight and electric light in a room or throughout your whole home or business. With Lutron, you can adjust the amount of daylight with electronically controlled shades and drapes, and electric lights with dimmers and switches. And you can conveniently control it all with keypads, sensors, and other light control devices to create the perfect balance of daylight and electric light to suit your lifestyle.

So whether you are a homeowner seeking to enhance the appearance or atmosphere of a single room, or a facilities manager looking to enhance employee productivity and comfort while reducing energy-related costs throughout an entire corporate campus, Lutron can offer you the best value lighting control solutions that will meet or exceed your expectations while staying within your budget.

Contact me today and I’ll help you see your world in a different light!
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Finally. An iPod dock that does it all!


Introducing the all new iPort FS-23 free-standing iPod/iPhone dock. This dock transforms your iPod or iPhone into a Digital Media System with On-Screen Navigation. Besides standing out as dock that connects to your TV with a full GUI (Graphical User Interface), the dock connects to your local network! This virtually allows you to sync you iPod or iPhone over your network without having to dock it directly to your computer. The advantages of a network connection can be quickly realized. You basically have a very inexpensive Media Server and fully unlocks your media even if they are DRM protected. It also has a remote zone IR control input so that the FS-23 Dock can be controlled from any room with several different control devices including Control4 or a Harmony Remote. Connects to your TV via component cables to give you the most optimized video playback of your Movies, TV Shows or Photos. Audio can be connected to your Hi-Fi system or directly to the TV for rich sound.

Other features include:
• View and navigate content from the iPod/iPod touch directly on your TV
• Charge the iPod/iPod touch while docked
• Select music, video, song, artist, album, and playlist
• View an elegant Now Playing screen that indicates title, artist, and album with cover art provided by the iPod/ iPod touch.
• iPort standard IR remote
• Control iPod/iPod touch settings such as equalizer,
• repeat, and shuffle
• Built-in pre-amplifier for variable volume control
• Stop-motion screen saver with time adjustment

Contact me for pricing and availability

Cambridge Audio's one

Cambridge Audio’s “ONE” micro system has all the features a music lover would want wrapped in to a smart package. This fully integrated system comes with a built in CD Player that also plays WMA and MP3 CD’s. It also has a built in SD and USB reader that is accessible from the front, dedicated MP3 player input via a 3mm front jack, DAB/FM RDS radio tuner and a full function iPod Dock that can be all operated by a sleek remote control.
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Along with all the multitude of mediums the ONE is able to play, the unit also come with an alarm clock, 2 additional inputs and a subwoofer output for those that want extra bass and want 2.1 performance. The built in Alarm will wake up to either the DAB or FM radio. The alarm feature would have been better if it was able to wake up to any source, like a playlist on your iPod. The chassis of the “ONE” is a full 215mm metal body and available in either black or silver. It has plenty of punch with a 60 watt amplifier and even had a headphone jacket to personal listening. The front LED display has a two line text feed back and can be dimmed for bedside placement. The “ONE” truly achieves so much from just one stylish neat box.