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URC SP-8EX Architectural Speaker

SP-8EX Architectural Speakers

URC offers a range of high quality in-ceiling and outdoor speakers that provide the listener with an audiophile experience. With our revolutionary secure clamping system and easy wire connectivity, they are true tool-less architectural speakers. Simply connect the speaker wire to the removable terminals, install the speaker into the cut out and push down on […]

CE Pro Editors · August 29, 2019

CEDIA Expo Preview: URC Expands Control Options, Unveils ‘Truly Tool-less’ Speakers

Profitability and value to customers are at the core of URC’s CEDIA Expo 2019 messaging and new products, which include a new TRC-1480 touchscreen remote with voice capabilities as well as an architectural loudspeaker lineup.

Arlen Schweiger · August 23, 2019

Takeover Talent: How N.J. Integrator Cleaned Up 3 Messy Rack Closets

Integrator frayednot has a motto of “Never left stranded!” The company made sure these customers could once again enjoy home automation and A/V systems, and the work even earned some repeat business.

Arlen Schweiger · August 06, 2019

CEDIA Names Mitch Klein as Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

Long-time industry veteran Mitch Klein has been named a 2019 CEDIA Lifetime Award recipient.

Robert Archer · July 15, 2019

Control4, Crestron, Savant Top Home-Automation Charts – CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis 2019

Julie Jacobson analyzes data from CE Pro 100 Brand Surveys in the home-automation category, from 2014 to 2019.

Julie Jacobson · June 03, 2019

Yamaha VINYL 500 Turntable Bridges Traditional Functionality With CI-Friendly Smart Home Convenience

Integrators can utilize the Yamaha VINYL 500 Turntable as a traditional analog audio source or as a digital wireless whole-house audio MusicCast-enabled device.

Robert Archer · May 10, 2019

Make Personalization Your Smart Home Mantra

Paying attention to device integration, intelligent automation, and the user experience are key factors to creating a properly personalized smart home, advises URC.

Andrew Nichols · May 03, 2019

Deviating from Cookie-Cutter Interfaces Pays Dividends

Personalized user interfaces like URC Total Control 2.0 help integrators differentiate from competitors and strengthen client interaction with smart home controls.

Jason Knott · May 01, 2019

SnapAV’s Distributor Acquisitions: The Amazon of Home Tech Channel?

SnapAV CEO John Heyman on acquiring regional distributors: ‘Literally’ no other place where dealers can get all the best home-technology products, plus stellar back-end support.

Julie Jacobson · April 03, 2019

The Secret Behind Seamless Product Integration: Control Integration

Compatibility of a product line is key for supporting professional integrators in the field. Here’s what Yamaha is doing.

Robert Archer · April 02, 2019