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Robert Archer

Robert Archer

Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob also serves as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In addition, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons in Haverhill, Mass.

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Robert's Latest Posts

Kevin Voecks

TechTalk: Harman Explains Proper Speaker and Subwoofer Placement

Harman engineers Kevin Voecks and Kevin Kent offers some best practices on how to maximize speakers installations in stereo and home theater environments.

Robert Archer · September 19, 2019

CEDIA Expo 2019 showfloor

CEDIA Expo 2019 Reveals the Future of Home Audio

Within the course of a single week in the high altitudes of Denver, Colo., the Rocky Mountain region played host to the ghosts of home audio’s past and the future of home audio.

Robert Archer · September 16, 2019

Sonance at CEDIA Expo

Sonance to Reinvent Itself at CEDIA Expo 2019

At CEDIA Expo 2019 Sonance will introduce a new brand identity in an effort to streamline the brands the company promotes.

Robert Archer · September 6, 2019

CE Pro All-Star Band Member Profile: Rick Santiago, Indy Audio Labs

Rick Santiago of Indy Audio Labs picked up the sax during his freshman year of high school and since then, the instrument has served as a major part of his life, including his electronics career.

Robert Archer · August 27, 2019

New Denon Integrated Amp and CD Player Priced to Help Budding Audio Hobbyists

Denon’s new DCD-600NE CD player and PMA-600NE Integrated Amplifier are reasonably priced products that are designed to help users get started as audio enthusiasts.

Robert Archer · August 26, 2019

Lowell ES In-Ceiling Speakers Provide Integrators Flexibility, Choice of Sizes

Lowell Mfg., has recently introduced a new line of in-ceiling speakers that provide a choice of driver sizes to help address a range of audio applications.

Robert Archer ·

CEDIA Expo 2019 Sound Rooms Deliver Entertainment and Education

The CEDIA Expo show floor demonstration area is bigger than ever before. Here is a look at the 19 brands showcasing their latest products and technologies in the Sound Room portion of the event.

Robert Archer · August 23, 2019

CE Pro All-Star Band Member Profile: Camila Ballario, Leon Speakers

Camila Ballario of Leon Speakers earned a degree in vocal performance from the University of Michigan, and today in addition to her duties at Leon Speakers, she can be seen performing music and comedy throughout the Midwest.

Robert Archer · August 22, 2019

CE Pro All-Star Band Member Profile: Mitch Klein, Z-Wave Alliance

When Mitch Klein isn’t helping to foster the adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) via Z-Wave technologies, he can be found playing bass with his Z-Wave colleagues in their band called The Interoperables.

Robert Archer · August 21, 2019

CE Pro All-Star Band Member Profile: Geoff Meads, Presto Web Design

Geoff Meads, managing director of the U.K.-based company Presto Web Design, has played more than 1,000 gigs in his musical life. Today, Meads is one half of the successful country duo Tennessee Twin.

Robert Archer · August 20, 2019

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