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9 Wiring Fails: Ugly, Lazy, and Amateurish

These 9 wiring jobs might leave you with a migraine. Click through the slideshow if you dare!

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9 Wiring Fails: Ugly, Lazy, and Amateurish

These 9 wiring jobs might leave you with a migraine. Click through the slideshow if you dare!

9 Wiring Fails: Ugly, Lazy, and Amateurish

9 Wiring Fails: Ugly, Lazy, and Amateurish

July 17, 2018 These 9 wiring jobs might leave you with a migraine. Click through the slideshow if you dare!

Review: Luxul Epic 3 Router Streamlines Network Setup, Includes Domotz

Review: Luxul Epic 3 Router Streamlines Network Setup, Includes Domotz

July 16, 2018 The new Luxul Epic wireless router, along with the company’s XAP-1510 wireless router and PDU 8 power distribution unit, deliver integrator-friendly features.

New SnapAV MoIP is ‘Perfect Video over IP System’ - Beta Tester

New SnapAV MoIP is ‘Perfect Video over IP System’ - Beta Tester

July 12, 2018 SnapAV is late to the AV-over-IP party, but two beta testers say new MoiP system its the simplest product to install with the most robust features including videowall capabilities, text overlays, video previews, home-automation integration, OvrC remote monitoring and more. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)


Clients Should Have Remote Monitoring ... ‘Like It or Not’

Sponsored Content · July 06, 2018 Access Networks will now include its Live Monitoring service in every network it builds, and debuts its Access Networks Certified Expert (ACE) certification.

Pakedge and SonicWall Top Networking Brands Among Pros - CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis

Pakedge and SonicWall Top Networking Brands Among Pros - CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis

June 14, 2018 Pakedge makes the most popular networking components and SonicWall makes the top cybersecurity products among CE Pro 100 home-technology integrators.

Luxul Provides Easy Street Records In-Store Streaming Capabilities

Luxul Provides Easy Street Records In-Store Streaming Capabilities

April 20, 2018 Luxul, by stabilizing the connection of the famed Seattle-based record store, was able to create a secure platform for in-store streaming.

WAVE Electronics Adds Savant, Luxul to 9/3 Kickback Program

WAVE Electronics Adds Savant, Luxul to 9/3 Kickback Program

April 05, 2018 Integrators can receive 9% rebate on Savant and Luxul brand products through the WAVE Electronics 9/3 Kickback Program.

Eyeing Smart-Home and IoT, Foxconn Acquires Linksys, Belkin, Wemo and Phyn Brands

Eyeing Smart-Home and IoT, Foxconn Acquires Linksys, Belkin, Wemo and Phyn Brands

March 29, 2018 Aiming to tap into the smart home market, Taiwanese giant Foxconn Interconnect Technology buys Belkin Int'l, including Belkin wiring/power, Linksys networking, Wemo IoT and Phyn water-management brands, for $866 million.


4 Network Troubleshooting Lessons for Newbie Installers

March 23, 2018 Technicians should connect/disconnect one device at a time, trust your instincts, use manufacturer tech support and hone your speed so your labor becomes a profit center for your integrator/employer.

Just a Man and His Tools: Look Inside a Technician’s ‘Perfect’ Toolbag

Just a Man and His Tools: Look Inside a Technician’s ‘Perfect’ Toolbag

March 15, 2018 29-year veteran installation technician Jimmie Guarino of AVS in NYC carries 75 tools worth $20K in his 50-pound toolbag. How does yours compare?

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Review: Luxul Epic 3 Router Streamlines Network Setup, Includes Domotz

Review: Luxul Epic 3 Router Streamlines Network Setup, Includes Domotz

July 16, 2018 The new Luxul Epic wireless router, along with the company’s XAP-1510 wireless router and PDU 8 power distribution unit, deliver integrator-friendly features.

New SnapAV MoIP is ‘Perfect Video over IP System’ - Beta Tester

New SnapAV MoIP is ‘Perfect Video over IP System’ - Beta Tester

July 12, 2018 SnapAV is late to the AV-over-IP party, but two beta testers say new MoiP system its the simplest product to install with the most robust features including videowall capabilities, text overlays, video previews, home-automation integration, OvrC remote monitoring and more. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

D-Link AC1750 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Router Boosts HD Streaming and Gaming

D-Link AC1750 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Router Boosts HD Streaming and Gaming

March 12, 2018 Recently announced, the D-Link AC1750 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Router offers users dual-band speeds as fast as 1,750Mbps, and the router also includes the company's AC SmartBeam technology that tracks connected devices to provide enhanced speed and network range.

Are Your Clients’ Homes Ready for 5G? (Probably Not)

Are Your Clients’ Homes Ready for 5G? (Probably Not)

January 16, 2018 The physical properties of 5G cell signals means it will be harder for your clients to get strong cellphone coverage ... unless you sell them a signal booster.

Syncbox Wiring Accessory Hides Connections, Installs Quickly

Syncbox Wiring Accessory Hides Connections, Installs Quickly

January 11, 2018 The British electronics company Syncbox wiring accessory is designed to keep cabling connections hidden from sight for a more seamless appearance.

Control4 Acquires Ihiji, Will Drop Recurring Fees for Remote Network Management

Control4 Acquires Ihiji, Will Drop Recurring Fees for Remote Network Management

January 03, 2018 In acquiring Ihiji’s remote monitoring and management system, home automation leader Control4 will eliminate monthly fees for smart-home pros.

7 Smart Home Trends at CES 2018

7 Smart Home Trends at CES 2018

December 19, 2017 In studying pre-CES IoT activity, we discerned a few new trends in smart-home technology ('the fog') and market forces (wellness) driving home-automation. But some things never change (standards).

Strip Virtually Any Wire with Just One Hand using Platinum’s New Self-Adjusting Strippers

Strip Virtually Any Wire with Just One Hand using Platinum’s New Self-Adjusting Strippers

December 18, 2017 Installers can strip virtually any wire, no matter the gauge, with a single hand using the new self-adjusting Minim and Maxim wire strippers from Platinum Tools.

Straight Wire Introduces 3 New Cable Products

Straight Wire Introduces 3 New Cable Products

December 14, 2017 Expressivo Grande II speaker cable, Pro Quad Plenum interconnect and Expressivo Grande interconnect are Straight Wire's latest cabling solutions. The Expressivo Grade features silver-plated conductors, while the Expressivo Grande II features a new geometry design, and the Pro Quad meets plenum requirements.

Yes You Can Turn Off Sonos Wi-Fi: No More Broadcast Storms!

Yes You Can Turn Off Sonos Wi-Fi: No More Broadcast Storms!

December 07, 2017 Users hate that Sonos unleashes a Wi-Fi broadcast storm even if you’re not using a wireless SonosNet connection. Now Domotz running on a Luxul router lets you kill the RF.

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Top 5 Home Tech Trends for 2018: From Smart Home Services to ‘Chief Security Officers’

Top 5 Home Tech Trends for 2018: From Smart Home Services to ‘Chief Security Officers’

Mass-market smart-home services, converging physical and digital security, tunable white lighting, MDU installs, and video projection comprise CE Pro's Top 5 Home Technology Trends and Opportunities for residential integrators in 2018.

Now You See Tech; Now You Don’t

Now you See Tech; Now You Don’t

November 30, 2017 When a home owner wants to hide the technology required for a smart home installation — including those giant TVs — that’s where custom integrators shine.

Networking: What are your Core Beliefs?

Networking: What are your Core Beliefs?

Join us as Nathan Holmes, Access Networks’ technical trainer, will discuss the importance of streamlining the network and how this will greatly impact your business for the better.

Asking the Right Questions for the Perfect Lighting Installation

Asking the Right Questions for the Perfect Lighting Installation

Advertorial · May 24, 2017 Or in short: How to become a lighting expert within 1 hour.

Have a Plan for your LAN!

Have a Plan for your LAN!

View this previously live CEPro Partner Series Webcast, sponsored by Access Networks to learn what questions you should ask when designing your LAN.

Rock-Solid Networks: The Benefits of Wire-Speed Routing with Layer 3 Switches

Rock-Solid Networks: The Benefits of Wire-Speed Routing with Layer 3 Switches

Originally recorded LIVE on 06/15/16: A CE Pro Partner Series Webcast, sponsored by Access Networks discussed how the use of layer 3 switches to establish, manage and direct inter-VLAN traffic is the key to providing a robust and scalable residential network.

Broadata & Crystal Screens

Broadata & Crystal Screens
Broadata Communications, Inc (BCI), a privately held, California-based corporation, that has quickly developed a reputation as a leading and innovative company specializing in the development of market-driven products for the...
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Pakedge Device & Software

Pakedge Device & Software
Dealers and industry magazines have spoken. For three years in a row, Pakedge has been voted brand leader of AV networking. More than manufacturers, we are innovators. We design and build the highest quality devices with the...
www.pakedge.com
TRENDnet
TRENDnet is a global provider of award-winning networking and surveillance solutions to small and medium-sized business and home users. Building networking solutions since 1990, TRENDnet enables users to share broadband...
www.trendnet.com