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Best Buy Picks iRule Home Automation for Controlling Magnolia Showrooms

Affordable, software-based, cloud-enabled iRule beats out better-known home automation brands to run the demos in some 470 Magnolia stores.

Julie Jacobson · May 27, 2014

3 Vital Tips for Selling Landscape Audio

Forget about deploying ‘stereo,’ develop a mindset like a landscape architect, and never just simply ask clients if they are interested in outdoor audio?

Ira Friedman · May 21, 2014

Meridian Debuts Special Edition Loudspeakers Upgrade

Meridian’s new Special Edition (SE) loudspeakers include Enhanced Bass Alignment, a Beryllium-dome tweeter and extended warranties. Three units sell for $20,000/pair (DSP5200SE), $46,000/pair (DSP7200SE) and $80,000/pair (DSP8000SE).

Jason Knott · May 20, 2014

New Sonance Design Center Inspires, Educates: A Trufig Exit Sign?

Integrators, designers and architects can listen and learn at new Dana Innovations center, featuring Sonance, iPort and TruFIG. Includes best outdoor audio demo anywhere … and a TruFIG door.

Julie Jacobson · May 18, 2014

#TBT: Look Back at Totem Unveiling No-Crossover Element Speakers

Back in 2010 Stereo Exchange hosted a sneak preview of Totem’s new loudspeaker line, which was unveiled at CES 2011.

Jason Knott · April 23, 2014

Hands On Review: Bluesound Wireless Audiophile Music System

Bluesound lineup offers easy music ripping and multiroom access

Grant Clauser · April 17, 2014

Samsung Big on UHD and Curved TVs

While we wait for UHD content, upscaling fills the gap. Samsung showcased the latest in TVs at Guggenheim Museum in New York City.

Grant Clauser · March 20, 2014

Low-Profile Paradigm Soundtrack 2 Soundbar Matches Flat-Panel TV Aesthetics

Paradigm’s state-of-the-art Soundtrack 2 soundbar system offers a choice of DSP processing modes for movies and music, as well as Dolby Digital decoding, wireless Bluetooth audio with aptX options and a wireless subwoofer that supports the system’s ability to reproduce low frequencies.

Robert Archer · March 11, 2014

DALI E-Series of Architectural Speakers Offers Easy-to-Use Mounting Hardware

The PHANTOM E series of speakers from DALI are engineered to integrate into a variety of home environments while projecting a wide soundstage that immerses listeners in sound.

Robert Archer · March 02, 2014

Yamaha Builds Upon Success of its Popular Soundbars

Yamaha has updated its YAS-101 soundbar with the introduction of its new YAS-103 soundbar. The YAS-103 adds features such as wireless Bluetooth audio and increased control capabilities through the company’s Home Theater Controller app.

Robert Archer · February 26, 2014