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ICS-ONE irrigation controller by Brilliant Integrated Technologies now available

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A brilliant approach to watering the lawn. The ICS-ONE™ is a fully automatic, weather-based smart irrigation controller designed for residential and commercial applications that integrates with Control4. The ICS-ONE is unique in that it communicates nightly with a central server to receive water-saving commands, and then executes those commands in accordance with the customer’s preferred watering schedule. The central server determines the optimal watering time for each of the customer’s irrigation zones based on actual recent weather and its effects on the specific foliage, soil type and solar loading for that zone.

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Binary Single CAT5e/6 HDBaseT Extender (230 ft.), Bi-directional IR, RS 232, and POC

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Now when you extend audio and video signals over long distances you won’t sacrifice resolution quality – and you’ll gain control system capabilities – with the HDBaseT™ technology of the Binary™ Single CAT 5e/6 HDMI Extender. This product goes the distance, transmitting up to 4K video and 7.1 channels of lossless audio – up to 230 ft. over a single Cat 5e/6 cable. It saves valuable install time, thanks to Power over Cable (POC), which eliminates the need to fit a bulky power supply behind the TV, and “plug and play” technology that bypasses frustrating EQ and EDID settings. And for the icing on the cake, you get robust control system integration that includes bi-directional IR and RS-232. Now that’s a product that packs a lot of punch!
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Chief has an iPad mounting solution for every need

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Our sleek and simple solutions make it easy to incorporate iPads anywhere you need them – homes, workplaces, digital display areas, control system applications and more. iPad flush mount solutions, tamper-resistant interfaces and iPad mounting solution kits. Download Flyer

Control4 compatible, Wirepath Surveillance System - There's a Mac for that

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With the Wirepath™ Surveillance Mac app for OSX, peace of mind comes standard. Now it’s easier than ever to view and control your DVR and cameras from anywhere in the world. Watch live video, search/playback recordings, even take a screen capture – right from your Mac. And while some other guys charge for the "privilege" of remote access, we give it to you... for free.
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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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How the Lutron RadioRA 2 Can Revolutionize Your Home

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Are you looking for creative and cost-effective ways to save energy, reduce utility bills, upgrade your home’s technological framework? Lutron makes this more than possible with its RadioRA 2 -- also known as wireless total home control.

The system provides you the power to adjust the amount of daylight and electric light, room/home temperature, and energy utilized by all of the appliances and electronics room-by-room or throughout your entire home.

To help you better understand the Lutron RadioRA 2, we hope the following outline of its benefits will reveal the value it can hold within your household:

Saves Major Amounts of Energy. The system includes a combination of light, shade, temperature, and appliance control to significantly reduce the amount of energy you utilize each day.

Ease of Use. With the push of a single button, it is possible to create the perfect combination of energy saving elements that can include adjusting room lights, shades, and temperature to the exact level that you desire. This can either include room-by-room control or throughout the entire home.

Ambiance Control. RadioRA 2 is an amazing tool for creating the exact ambiance you are looking for at any time. For instance, when you fire up the flat screen TV for one of your favourite movies, you can set the system to automatically dim the lights, close the window shades, and adjust the temperature to a comfortable level.

Appliance Control. It is possible to control all of the appliances in your home such as computers, monitors, televisions, and air purifiers by placing them on standby. By utilizing this functionality, you can save an estimated 10 percent of the energy you normally use on a monthly basis.

Custom Technology. The system can be built out to meet your specific needs. You can control settings via wall panels, tabletop controls, or handheld devices. It is also possible to access controls remotely when you are on the road or out of the country by utilizing your iPad or PC Tablet.

The opportunities are endless with Lutron’s RadioRA 2, thus the key to discovering the right mix within your home environment is to assess all of your lighting fixtures, lamps, electronics devices, and appliances and dreaming up the right solution for you.

Also, you should think about how you would like to control your system. Would you prefer wall panels, desktop and/or handheld controls, mobile device controls, or all of the above?

At Digital Smart Homes, we offer the entire Lutron RadioRA 2 system and can help you find the best solution that will best fit your needs. We can also visit your home and provide ideas for helping you create a cutting-edge and efficient home environment. For more information, we invite you to visit our certified showroom or call our team at 604-375-3474.

QBD76 the World's Most Technically Advanced DAC


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Next generation DAC resolves more musical information than any DAC using conventional chips and includes USB and Bluetooth inputs.
Chord Electronics has once again produced the world's most technically advanced DAC. Building on the huge success of the award winning DAC64, the QBD76 now takes D/A conversion to a new level of performance not available in any other product. In addition USB and digital Bluetooth inputs allow you to enjoy very high quality audio playback from anywhere your music happens to be stored.

Instead of simply using the best off the shelf DAC chips, Chord actually designed their own using the newest Xilinx field programmable gate arrays. This state-of-the-art development platform provides Chord engineers with a staggering 1,250,000 logic gates with which to design their DAC.
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Connect with your music like never before with Cambridge Audio's Network Music Player (NP30)

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Good things come in small packages. The Cambridge Audio NP30 all-in-one network audio player however isn't just good: it's an amazing sounding, brilliantly versatile, very compact and, of course, a perfect example of what contemporary music in the home is all about. Music downloads, high-resolution music files, internet radio, network music, UPnP servers, iPod/MP3 players, USB Music, Wi-Fi streaming - everything that the new era of music delivery can throw at it, the NP30 can play.


Network music players are fast replacing CD players at the heart of many hi-fi systems.

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Articulating wall mount for iPad with 90 Degree Rotation

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The Strong™ SM-PAD-ART1 gives maximum flexibility for wall mounting an iPad or iPad2. Place it in a corner. Under cabinetry. Or both! Whether you're using it as a whole-home controller, multimedia station or commercial kiosk - the articulating mechanism lets you get creative to deliver the best looking solution, with the capability to position the screen at nearly any angle.

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What is Smart Home Control? Control4 Automation Systems Explained

What is home control and why the buzz?

Home control is pretty simple. It's taking the technology that already exists in the home and making it work simply and easily for the people who have to live with that technology, which is you the homeowner. Let's face it life has become complex. We bring this electronic gadgetry into our homes with the hope of enhancing our lifestyle and what it leads to is frustration. You're sitting there with the goal of watching a movie, you've got 5 remotes now sitting in front of you and now you have to figure out which sequence of events you need to do in order to just watch a simple movie.
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Fusion Movie Server Overview - What is a Movie Server?

This simple non-narrated video covers the basics of what a movie server is for personal residential use. The video shows some of the basics of operations of the Fusion server including navigation of the system.



The video also covers search functions, filtering and sorting your videos using a simple hand held remote control. All functions on the Fusion Server can be accessed and used with a remote or a full control system.

Fusion is also releasing a new free two-way app for the iPad & iPhone and will also offer a Droid version of its two-way app the 1st quarter of 2012, please check back for updates on the availability of these products.

Complete Control! - Control4 Review by 'Home Theater Magazine'

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Check out "Home Theater Magazine's" two part piece on Control4

Remote Control Finder App for Control4

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Find your missing SR250 remote control. This app lets you search out for each remote control in your home. It will let you have the remote beep for 1,3 or 5 minutes. Once you select the time to beep you will get a status of when the remote checks in and when it starts to beep. It can take up to 60 seconds for a remote to check in. The designers of the app have made it easy by providing you feed back of this process.


Fine-tune your listening with the new Control4 Equalizer App

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Control4 Home Automation System Demo of Smart Home Technology



Join us on a tour of a Control4 home automation system in McKinney, Texas. Control4 dealer Byron Baird of Diem Digital Interiors & homeowner Jeff Layn provide a home automation demo of Jeff's townhouse located on a golf resort called Craig Ranch.

Jeff's smart home technology controls multiple zones of audio, multiple televisions with DVRs for every family member, fireplaces, ceiling fans, thermostats, & IP cameras. He started small and has been adding on to the system over time.

What's great about this Dallas palace are the endless custom touches. When Jeff arrives home and opens the garage door, his home control system turns on the lights & the television turns on to his favourite channel (ESPN).

Jeff also has a personalized microchip key chain that has his personal settings programmed into it. He waves it over the 'wand' behind the door which then brings up his personal settings of how he wants to live his life when he comes in the house.

Want this for your home? Contact us for a personalized quote.

What is the Control4 MyHome app for iPad?



Enjoy control from your favorite devices. Now you can control your lights, temperature, music, movies, energy, security, and more from your iPhone, iPad, tablet or laptop. With the Control4® MyHome app, you can now turn your favorite screen into your favorite control system.

Want to enjoy Control4 MyHome App in the comfort of your home?

It's easy!
  • You must have a Control4 system to use MyHome. If you don't, just contact us here
  • If you already have a Control4 system, just download the free app for the device(s) you'd like to enable.
  • Contact us to get the license to activate your app and start controlling your home, your life, your world!

Seura's Improved 1" Thin Premier Series TV Mirror

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Séura's latest improvement to the Premier line of television mirrors features a sleek 1” profile. This new profile has been overwhelmingly embraced by Séura installers. The requirement of a rough opening to hide bulkier electronics has virtually disappeared!
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4 Reasons we like to specify Fusion Video Servers

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Fusion Research is the #2 video server manufacturer and we wanted to share 4 reasons why you should consider a Fusion Movie Server for your home or Theater System
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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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Hydra Waterproof Television

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What’s a great bubble bath without your favourite Soap? SÉURA’s waterproof LCD technology brings television to all-new environments. Hydra performs like no other television, allowing complete colour options unlike ever before. Excellent for wet environments such as bathrooms and kitchens, the flush-mounting Hydra can be customized to match any specified colour.
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Binary™ Single Cat 5e/6 HDMI 1.4 Extender (130') Plus IR Receiver & Flasher Pass Through.

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The best way to run HDMI video and audio over long distances with out running expensive HDMI cable is over cat5. Why use cat5? Well, to begin with cat5 can withstand several bend radius’s that HDMI cables cannot. An HDMI cable shouldn’t be bent more than 3 times. Second, cat5 is a mute-purpose/multi-use cable so if one day a new HDMI version comes out, you simply change the baluns at the end of the cat5 run. Third, say you do successfully run an HDMi cable through your walls; what if that cable end get damaged? You can’t fix the end of an HDMi cable. Introducing The Binary™ 1CAT HDMI 1.4a Extender is fully 3D capable with 1080p resolution up to 36 bit. With pass-through for an IR receiver and flasher, this product provides a great solution for adding HD video, multi-channel audio and full control to any TV over a single CAT5e.
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Learn more about Sharp's Quattron TV

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Conventional TVs have been making 3-color pictures for half a century. Sharp introduces the world's first 4-color LCD TV, Quattron. Quattron delivers color never seen before on TV. Learn more about this amazing technology here

You have to see it, to see it. You really have to check it out in person. Book a demo by contacting us here

And Now You Know - Control4 iPad & Kwikset Door Lock

Watch Akash Sablok on TELUS TV’s MyVancouver Show, with host Simi Sara, talking about the latest tech for your home. In this segment Akash demonstrates how Control4 can operate your electronic devices using your iPad or iPhone.



LifeSize® Express 220


Feature-rich, Full HD Video is Here. Full High Definition video communications - Now more accessible than ever

Extending the capabilities of the award-winning LifeSize® Express ™ system, LifeSize® Express 220™ is an enhanced Full HD video communications system that is both affordable and scalable. Ideal for small working groups, teams or individual knowledge workers who want to take communication over distance to the next level, LifeSize Express 220 has it all.
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Yamaha Natural Sound Stereo Receiver RS700


Introducing an elite class stereo receiver for $649 that combines ToP-ART technology and ART Base chassis construction with gold–plated speaker terminals and dual aluminum heat sinks for crisp, clean sound. Advanced features include continuously variable loudness control, CD Direct Amplification, along with Yamaha iPod dock connection, SIRIUS Radio Ready, 40-station AM/FM and zone 2 control for endless music enjoyment options. Read More...

Seura: From zero to hero


By Seura: Séura technology opens project opportunity for Osbee Industries, Inc.

It is rare that a homeowner comes to an integrator for help with a room that they never use — an integrator’s blank canvas. That’s exactly what happened to the team at Osbee Industries, Inc. in New York.
Several years ago, the renovation of a 12,000 square foot residence was a wild success and included lighting design and control. But the homeowners had a formal living room left untouched. They recently looked to Osbee Industries, Inc. to transform it into a space they could use.
 
The Challenge
The customer wanted a television but needed to maintain the formal design of the space.
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The ultimate mini-system that plays your music your way.



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 which lets you easily take music from any digital source directly into your stereo. Read More...

The Anywhere Button


Have you ever said to yourself, “If only there was a simple button that could….” Well, now you can have that button. We have a limited supply of Card Access "Anywhere Buttons." It is a button that you can put virtually anywhere in your house to make anything happen through Control4 programming. Wish there was a button to call the kids to dinner? Wish there was a goodnight button you could hide behind the headboard of your bed? Wish there was a romance button hidden away in your sock drawer? Make that age old “if only there was a button…” dream come true today. Talk to us to order one and for more "Anywhere Button" ideas.