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Arlen Schweiger

Arlen Schweiger is executive editor of CE Pro and former managing editor of sister publications Commercial Integrator and Security Sales & Integration. Arlen contributes installation features, business profiles, manufacturer news and product reviews.

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Retrofit Project is Vintage Music to L.A. Condo Owner’s Ears

VIA Los Angeles completed a retrofit project on a 1,500-square-foot condo with a 84-inch 4K TV, Crestron keypads, Lutron shading, and more.

Arlen Schweiger · May 18, 2015

#TBT: 50K Feet of Cable Inside Log Cabin

Throwback Thursday goes back to 2011 when Amenitek redesigned an A/V system in an 18,000-square-foot log cabin that featured two 7.1-channel surround-sound rooms, three 5.1 surround rooms and 12 zones of audio.

Arlen Schweiger · February 18, 2015

4K Highlights Natural and Technological Beauty of Colorado Home

Located on a protected nature preserve in Colorado, this 11,000-square-foot-home features Sony 4K projector, Crestron DM processor, 22 audio zones and more.

Arlen Schweiger · February 01, 2015

Hands On: PSB Speakers Alpha PS1 & SubSeries 100

The compact powered speaker and subwoofer combination of Alpha PS1s and SubSeries 100 from PSB Speakers offers attractive products at attractive prices, and makes desktop audio a delight.

Arlen Schweiger · October 22, 2014

Hands On: Pinnacle Speakers’ Theater One 2.1 Powered Soundbase

CE Pro managing editor Arlen Schweiger reviewed the Pinnacle Speakers’ Theater One 2.1 powered soundbase and weighs the pros and cons of the audio product.

Arlen Schweiger · September 24, 2014

Penthouse Has Miami “Heat” with 75-Inch Flatscreen TV

Hollywood, Fla.-based Geeks of Technology outfitted this four-story penthouse with traditional and RGB LED lighting controls, and a 16×16 DigitalMedia switcher that sends myriad A/V sources to 12 displays and a host of in-ceiling speakers.

Arlen Schweiger · August 24, 2014

Hands On: Sonance Visual Performance Series VP66R In-Ceiling Speaker

Armed with ample bass and musical clarity, the Visual Performance Series offers simple installation, adjustable drivers, round-to-square grille adapter and a range of performance levels to give flexible options to customers requesting architectural speakers.

Arlen Schweiger · July 10, 2014

Neat-O: Closing the Case on Another Takeover Job

Tom Marino from Advanced Technologies tackled a wiring job so messy the panel enclosure wouldn’t shut.

Arlen Schweiger · May 04, 2014

CinemaScope Home Theater Features Superior Performance, ‘Floating’ Ceiling

Narrow room features super-wide curved screen, plus carefully crafted ceiling and portal.

Arlen Schweiger · April 17, 2013

MartinLogan Helos 12, Helos 22 In-Ceiling Speakers Shipping

The Helos 12 and Helos 22 in-ceiling speakers feature a stealthy, sleek bezel design and include one 6.5-inch midrange/bass cone with extended throw driver assembly and thermal protection.

Arlen Schweiger · March 28, 2013