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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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Gibson Introduces Les Paul Reference Monitors

With finishes borrowed from its guitar products, Gibson’s soon-to-be-released Les Paul Reference Monitors will be available in a choice of colors and can be used for recording or music listening applications.

Robert Archer · November 18, 2014

Affordable Floorstanding Speaker from Dayton Plays Down to 45Hz

The 88dB sensitive T652 loudspeaker from Dayton Audio offers a frequency response of 45Hz to 20kHz.

Robert Archer · November 04, 2014

Canada’s Power Trio: Paradigm, PSB, Totem Discuss Audio Industry

Vince Bruzzese of Totem Acoustic, Paul Barton of PSB and representatives from Paradigm were all on hand to meet clients and talk audio at AV Therapy dealer function.

Robert Archer · October 28, 2014

SnapAV Adds Strength to Strong Mounts and Racks

SnapAV says dealers will be impressed with its new Strong series racks and mounts, which have just started to ship.

Robert Archer · October 22, 2014

12 Affordable Speakers for Your Budget

Our recommendations for good sounding speakers to look at when on a budget.

Robert Archer · September 28, 2014

10 Awesome Industrial Design Speakers

Prime examples of beautiful industrial design loudspeakers.

Robert Archer · September 21, 2014

KEF R50 Speaker Addresses Dolby Atmos Surround Sound Configurations

Dolby’s Atmos surround sound technology is the latest format to enter the home theater market. With the R50 speaker from KEF, installers can offer their clients a solution that retrofits their existing systems or can be combined with the Q series, R series or Reference series of products to accurately reproduce Atmos soundtracks.

Robert Archer · September 17, 2014

Bob Archer’s CEDIA 2014 Picks: 9 Hot New A/V Products & Technologies

CE Pro editor Bob Archer talks Epson, Digital Projection, Dolby Atmos, and other buzz-worthy audio/video products at CEDIA Expo 2014. Definitive Audio and Polk take aim at Sonos.

Robert Archer · September 17, 2014

7 Value-Minded Architectural Speakers

Architectural speakers from companies such as Monitor Audio, SpeakerCraft and Sunfire offer both cost effectiveness and high performance.

Robert Archer · September 04, 2014

THIEL Audio Relocates to Nashville, Refocuses Brand Direction

After acquiring the company from Kathy Gornik, THIEL Audio’s new ownership is moving forward with a new business plan that includes the relocation of the company’s headquarters to Nashville.

Robert Archer · July 23, 2014