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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 in Haverhill, Mass.

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Robert's Latest Posts

Sonus faber Sonetto III line of speakers

Hands On: Sonus faber Sonetto Series of Loudspeakers

Delivering high levels of performance, stunning looks and competitive price points, the Sonus faber Sonetto series scores a hat trick for consumers that want it all.

Robert Archer · October 30, 2019

AV Room Service EVPs

AV Room Service EVPs Stop Rattle and Hum

The AV Room Service line of EVPs (Equipment Vibration Protectors) decouple equipment from a range of surfaces to improve the listening experience of home and professional audio systems.

Robert Archer · October 29, 2019

Yamaha 5000 Series

Yamaha 5000 Series Continues Long Stereo Tradition

The Yamaha 5000 series is a newly announced line of stereo components, and the line continues a 40-year tradition of hi-fi for the company.

Robert Archer · October 24, 2019

Resideo logo

Resideo Names New CFO, Stock Falls 40%

On the heels of naming former Constellation Brands exec Bob Ryder interim CFO, Resideo saw its stock tumble 40% due to a decline in its comfort business.

Robert Archer · October 24, 2019

SnapAV and KEF

SnapAV and KEF Team to Form Distribution Partnership

SnapAV and KEF have entered into a partnership where KEF products will be available at SnapAV physical locations and through its website.

Robert Archer · October 23, 2019

Alarm.com Acquires OpenEye

Alarm.com Acquires OpenEye to Expand Commercial VSaaS Portfolio

Cloud-based specialist OpenEye is currently utilized at more than 14,000 business locations in the United States and Canada.

Robert Archer · October 23, 2019

Clarus Concerto Conditions Specific Source Components

The new Clarus Concerto provides specific outlets to protect and condition analog and digital components.

Robert Archer · October 15, 2019

Powersoft Mezzo Amps Include Dante Options

Entering the residential market, the Powersoft Mezzo line of amplifiers includes advanced options such as Dante digital audio.

Robert Archer · October 14, 2019

RTI Names Mark Derus as CEO

New RTI CEO Mark Derus will build upon the work of the company’s former CEO Ed McConaghay to meet the company’s long-term market goals.

Robert Archer · October 11, 2019

SurgeX enVision

Hands On: SurgeX enVision Power Diagnostic Tools

The SurgeX enVision line of products can help integrators diagnose a range of electrical problems that cause everything from surges to brown outs.

Robert Archer · October 11, 2019