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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

Triad Expands its Selection of Dolby Atmos Speakers with new InRoom Modules

The competitively priced Dolby Atmos module speakers are available in the company’s Bronze and Silver series product lines.

Robert Archer · March 16, 2016

Bower & Wilkins (B&W) & Mandarin Hotels Team to Deliver Quality Audio to Travelers

B&W has entered into an agreement with the chain of hotels to provide its properties with Bowers & Wilkins audio systems.

Robert Archer · March 15, 2016

Onkyo Announces 2016 Line of A/V Receivers

Onkyo’s new line up of A/V receivers includes the TX-SR353, the TX-NR555, the TX-NR656 and the TX-NR757.

Robert Archer · March 15, 2016

Jeannette Howe Joins BrandSource as Director of Membership

As the director of membership for BrandSource, Howe will use her many years of industry experience to help the company hit its membership goals.

Robert Archer · March 14, 2016

Pro Audio Company ATC Targets Install Market with Release of SCM19AT Loudspeaker

Designed for consumer applications, the floorstanding SCM19AT provides homeowners with a slim-profile speaker that can be used for a variety of home audio applications.

Robert Archer · March 14, 2016

Audio Engineers Question High-Res Audio Claims, Release Files for YOU to Judge

Tests done at the 139th AES Convention by ImmersAV Technology suggest there is no increase in quality with dynamic range beyond 85dB or bandwidth beyond 20kHz.

Robert Archer · March 11, 2016

TruAudio Goes to Great Lengths to Meet Home Theater Demands

TruAudio has just announced a new series of custom-length soundbars that can be manufactured and shipped within three days.

Robert Archer · March 11, 2016

DVIGear’s 4K MultiViewer Switcher/Scaler at Home in Presentation Environments

DVIGear’s 3580a MultiViewer Switcher/Scaler incorporates advanced video signal management options, and audio routing capabilities.

Robert Archer · March 10, 2016

Dolby, JJ Abrams & Ben Rosenblatt Make Star Wars: The Force Awakens

This past Christmas season Star Wars: The Force Awakens took the box office by storm by pulling in more than $2 billion. The creative team behind the blockbuster discuss how the movie was made.

Robert Archer · March 10, 2016

Premier Mounts Provides Space for TV & Soundbar Base

Premier Mounts’ PSD-TTS-L is a tabletop stand designed to accommodate the placement of large screen TVs.

Robert Archer · March 09, 2016