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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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Amped Wireless ATHENA-R2 Wi-Fi Range Extenders Covers up to 15,000-Square Feet

Introduced at CES 2016, Amped’s new High Power MU-MIMO range extender and router feature 16 high-power amps.

Robert Archer · January 22, 2016

URC’s New MX-990 Universal Remote Minimizes Learning Curves

The new MX-990 remote from Universal Remote Control (URC) utilizes narrow-band RF and is compatible with the company’s MX-980 programming files.

Robert Archer · January 22, 2016

HP Merges Consumer Style & Business Functionality with New EliteBooks

Young professionals are driving the latest product developments for large computer manufacturer HP.

Robert Archer · January 21, 2016

SIM2 Revitalizes Projector Line with New 3-Chip DLP, HDR Projectors

At CES 2016, SIM2 announced the latest LUMIS Plus three-chip DLP projector and HDR-compatible Dual System Cinema high-performance projector.

Robert Archer · January 21, 2016

Middle Atlantic Universal TechBox Hides Bulky Equipment

The new UTB Series Universal TechBox from Middle Atlantic is a low-profile solution that can be used to mount A/V gear.

Robert Archer · January 20, 2016

D-Tools and AudioVisions Partner to Develop System Integrator Software

As part of the agreement AUDIOVISIONS will have access to D-Tools software and support, and D-Tools will have access to AUDIOVISIONS intellectual property.

Robert Archer · January 19, 2016

CEDIA Promotes Ron Fleming to VP of Business Development

Fleming will be responsible for taking the programs he developed to a larger global audience.

Robert Archer · January 19, 2016

CasaTunes Revamps Control App for iPhone and iPad

Colorado-based CasaTunes whole-house entertainment has redesigned its Apple iOS app for iPhone and iPad.

Robert Archer · January 14, 2016

Earthquake Sound’s ECS-SS82 In-Ceiling Loudspeaker Delivers Controlled Directivity

The company developed the in-ceiling speaker with the ability to focus sound into specific locations to allow dealers to create broad and balanced listening positions.

Robert Archer · January 13, 2016

Dan D’Agostino Powers Up with New M400 Amplifier

Chief engineer and designer Dan D’Agostino worked on several new ideas to increase the power from the company’s Momentum Amplifier by 20 percent to 400 watts.

Robert Archer · January 12, 2016