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5 Dolby Atmos Scenes and Music Videos to Demo for Clients

Specific scenes from Blade Runner 2049, Baby Driver and Bohemian Rhapsody, along with videos from Imagine Dragons and Hans Zimmer are great new demo scenes to show clients.

Richard Fairbrother · July 12, 2019

Paul Hales of Pro Audio Technology Points Out the Risks Associated with Automated EQ

Paul Hales of Pro Audio Technology says there are more direct ways to deal with room acoustics than using equalization as a primary tool.

Robert Archer · December 10, 2018

CE Pro Debate: Should Immersive Audio Mean More Channels, More Amps?

The evolution of home theater now sees system configurations starting at 7.1.2 and peaking with as many as 32 discrete channels. Do all these channels mean it’s time to change overall amp designs to match these configurations?

Robert Archer · August 24, 2018

Review: James Loudspeaker 53Qw ‘Corners’ Home Theater Market

James Loudspeaker 53Qw is a $1,300 two-way wedged-shaped speaker designed for corner installation in whole-house audio and home theater speaker systems.

Robert Archer · June 20, 2018

Totem Acoustic Demonstrates Kin Mini Flex Speakers at Montreal Audiofest

During the Montreal Audiofest, a Totem Acoustic Kin Mini Flex home theater demonstration showed how the $400 speaker system could reproduce video game, movie and concert content.

Robert Archer · June 20, 2018

The Indy Audio Labs ACT 4 HT Processor Wows Integrators at DSG Metro New York

DSG Metro New York collaborated with its vendor partner Indy Audio Labs to showcase the manufacturer’s new ACT 4 home theater processor.

Robert Archer · February 26, 2018

Integra to Launch Dot 1 Research Series of Models with 4K HDBaseT Support

Integra is introducing to new products to its Reference Series line of products: the DRC-R1.1 11.2 channel network controller and DRX-R1.1 11.2-channel network AV receiver. These products support HDBaseT.

Robert Archer · February 01, 2018

16 Immersive Audio Products for Great-Sounding Home Theaters

Now that we have at least three good immersive audio platforms — Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and Auro-3D — there’s no excuse for a good home theater to skip object-oriented sound. Here are 16 components to choose from.

Robert Archer · December 13, 2017