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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 has also served as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In his personal time beyond his family, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons and Brazilian jiu-jitsu at Binda Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

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Furrion partial sun Aurora outdoor 4K TV

Furrion Announces its Latest 4K, Weatherproof Outdoor Televisions

Furrion’s new Aurora Partial Sun and Full Shade LED 4K Outdoor TVs help integrators address a range of outdoor AV installations.

Robert Archer · April 15, 2021

Audinate Dante AVIO USB-C adapter

Audinate Begins Shipping Dante AVIO USB-C Adapter

Audinate’s Dante AVIO USB-C adapter is now available for integrators looking to connect mobile devices and computers to a Dante audio network.

Robert Archer · April 15, 2021

ProSource Pioneer Elite, Onkyo, Integra, Pioneer

ProSource to Carry Onkyo, Pioneer, Integra and Pioneer Elite

Premium Audio Company and its Pioneer Elite, Pioneer, Integra and Onkyo brands are now available to ProSource members.

Robert Archer · April 15, 2021

1,000 IMAX Theaters Worldwide to Get Barco Laser Projectors

A partnership between IMAX and Barco will bring new laser projectors to 1,000 IMAX theaters across the globe.

Robert Archer · April 15, 2021

PulseAudio 2021 products

PulseAudio Announces 5 Products for AV Distribution

Vanco’s PulseAudio brand has introduced a new amplifier, as well as a stereo speaker selector with volume control; an audio delay device, a dual-axis speaker mount and a microphone preamplifier.

Robert Archer · April 14, 2021

PSB Synchrony T600 and B600 loudspeakers

PSB Introduces Synchrony T600, B600 Loudspeakers

Designed in Canada’s legendary National Research Council (NRC) facility, the Synchrony line of products include unique features such as IsoAcoustics decoupling feet.

Robert Archer · April 13, 2021

Crestron Horizon Thermostat

Crestron Horizon Thermostat Aims to End Dead Battery Issues

Crestron’s new $599 Horizon Thermostat incorporates a 3.5-inch LCD touchscreen display with auto adjustable backlighting, and it is available in a choice of three colors.

Robert Archer · April 12, 2021

Hands-On: Roam Where You Want to with Sonos

The Sonos Roam portable smart speaker incorporates a wealth of features to make it a constant companion for music, podcasts and more, regardless if you are at home or on the road.

Robert Archer · April 08, 2021

ProSource Adds Four New Custom Integrator Members

ProSource has added one new PRO associate and four new Custom Integrator members as it looks to expand into new markets.

Robert Archer · April 06, 2021

Zappiti Taps Pete Baker’s The BIG Corp to Manage U.S. Sales Business

Industry veteran Pete Baker’s The BIG Corp will develop and provide online training materials and programs for integrators.

Robert Archer · April 06, 2021