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CE Pro Podcast Holiday Edition: Editors’ Picks from 2020

The CE Pro Podcast welcomed guests from all areas of the custom industry – integrators, manufacturers, associations, distributors and more – in our first year.

CE Pro Editors · December 29, 2020

LG HU85LA ultra short throw 4K projector

Hands On: LG HU85LA 4K UST Projector Turns Any Room into a Home Theater

The ultra-short-throw LG CineBeam produces a 90- to 120-inch image sitting roughly 7 inches from a surface; webOS platform wireless streaming access, superb images, instant on/off and more enhance appeal.

Arlen Schweiger · December 24, 2020

Panamorphic Shawn Kelly

Home Theater Anamorphic Retrofits Creating Fast Returns for Custom Installers

We’re hearing interesting chatter from the CI world about a new way of increasing revenues not only in spite of but also because of COVID.

CE Pro Editors · December 16, 2020

CE Pro Podcast luxury clients Just Add Power Blackwire TYM

CE Pro Podcast #36: Level Up Your Luxury Client Experience Game

Matt Montgomery of TYM Smart Homes & Home Theaters, Just Add Power’s Taft Stricklin and Cody Crossland of distributor BlackWire Designs shed light on dealing with VIPs.

Arlen Schweiger · December 11, 2020

Home Theater Headphones

The Idea of Home Theater Headphones Doesn’t Make Sense

Headphones may be a wildly popular way of listening to audio, but the idea of home theater headphones might eliminate the communal experience of watching movies.

Robert Archer · December 07, 2020

CE Pro Podcast Home Acoustics Alliance HAA

CE Pro Podcast #35: Calibration Tips to Tweak Your New Audio System

Home Acoustics Alliance director Gerry Lemay joins the CE Pro Podcast to discuss the impact of acoustics and tools to tame rooms for stereo & home theater audio.

Robert Archer · December 04, 2020

Warner Bros HBO Max

Warner Bros. to Debut 2021 Movies in Theaters, HBO Max Simultaneously

‘One-year plan’ for day-and-date releases offers monthlong viewing window on HBO Max for 17 Warner Bros. films due out next year.

Arlen Schweiger · December 03, 2020

Meridian Audio High-Power Array HPA

Meridian High-Power Array Helps Installers Overcome High SPL Obstacles

The new High-Power Array (HPA) technology works with Meridian architectural speakers to create an improved, uniform listening experience in large home theaters.

CE Pro Editors · December 03, 2020

Best Buy exterior small

Home Theater Helps Drive Best Buy’s 23% Q3 Revenue Growth

Best Buy cites rises in home theater and appliance sales as drivers for its $11.8B Q3 revenues. Online sales rise 174%.

Jason Knott · November 24, 2020

Enclave Audio CineHome PRO wireless audio

Why Now’s a Perfect Time to Pitch Wireless Audio

With ever-increasing demand for home entertainment as the pandemic presses on, surround-sound upgrades can be simple to give homeowners big theater audio without the dedicated theater room.

CE Pro Editors · November 12, 2020