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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 and Brazilian jiu-jitsu at Binda Brazilian Jiu Jitsu; both schools are located in Haverhill, Mass.

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Robert's Latest Posts

Latest Denon S-Series AV Receivers Include 4K, HDR, Dolby Atmos and DTS:X

Popular electronics company Denon has announced its new AVR-S720W and AVR-S920W A/=V receivers, which will replace models AVR-S710W and AVR-S910.

Robert Archer · April 11, 2016

Vivaldi 2.0 Digital Audio System from dCS Supports TIDAL, AirPlay and Spotify

Described as a cost no object, state-of-the-art digital audio playback solution, Vivaldi 2.0 is designed to play just about every audio format used in the consumer industry.

Robert Archer · April 11, 2016

Dish Adds 4K Netflix to Benchmark Hopper 3 STB

Netflix’s array of 4K content joins Sony’s library of Ultra HD that Dish Network is now offering through its Hopper 3 set-top box.

Robert Archer · April 08, 2016

HP Takes On Apple MacBook, Releases World’s Thinnest Laptop

The new 13.3-inch Spectre laptop computer is thin, light and rivals Apple’s MacBook Air as the thinnest laptop on the market. It also features Bang & Olufsen audio.

Robert Archer · April 08, 2016

Sapphire Marketing Stops in Boston; Prima Cinema Prepares to Launch 4K Solution

Manufacturer representative company Sapphire Marketing made its annual pilgrimage to Boston to present the newest products from brands like Crestron, Digital Projection, Middle Atlantic and Stewart Filmscreen.

Robert Archer · April 07, 2016

Classe Takes Unique Design Approach with New Sigma 2200i Integrated Amp

Adding to its product line, the respected, high-performance A/V company Classe has announced its new Sigma 2200i Integrated Amplifier.

Robert Archer · April 07, 2016

Amped Wireless REC22P Extends Network Range & Powers Smart Products

The company’s new REC22P Wi-Fi Range Extender provides maximum network coverage for heavy Internet users.

Robert Archer · April 06, 2016

Catalyst AV Training Includes Lutron, Sonos, Sony and ISF Classes

Distribution group Catalyst AV will offer trainings all over the country from April until June.

Robert Archer · April 05, 2016

DaVinci Group Co-Founder Dan Kippycash Passes Away at 49

The veteran consumer electronics executive was hospitalized before succumbing to an illness.

Robert Archer · April 05, 2016

Powerhouse Alliance Members to Emphasize Home Control & Automation Training Throughout April

Throughout the month alliance members across the country will be working with partners such as Clare Controls and URC to educate installers.

Robert Archer · April 04, 2016