Multiroom Audio

15-Zone Wireless Audio System Too Much for DIY

By CE Pro Editors · February 11, 2019 • 'Wireless' does not mean easy. Chicago-area retirees turn to integrator Orbis Solutions for 30-speaker Beale Street Audio wireless audio solution driven by Sonos amps.

Sonos Reports 6% Revenue Growth; Hints at New Category Expansion

By Jason Knott · February 8, 2019 • Sonos attributes solid Q1 $496M revenues in part to its ‘energized home solutions' and hints at new product categories, but experiences ‘reduced sell-through velocity’ near end of year.

Bluesound MQA Live Event Overcomes Network Glitches

By Jason Knott · October 11, 2018 • Jazz artist Zara McFarlane's live London performance is MQA Live streamed using Bluesound Node 2i to an audience at Gilmore’s Sound Advice in NYC.

CE Pro Research: Comparing Multiroom Audio System Installation Prices, Profits

By Jason Knott · October 5, 2018 • EXCLUSIVE RESEARCH: Integrators report earning solid profit margin for distributed audio systems, even though low-price expectations by clients is biggest challenge.

Vanco Outlines Spot for Dot Engineering Origins

By CE Pro Editors · September 20, 2018 • Vanco’s product development is rooted in a constant feedback loop with integrators. Its Spot for Dot multiroom audio product for Amazon Echo is a prime example.

Leon Outlines Big Plans for Terra Speakers

By Jason Knott · July 30, 2018 • Leon Speakers’ CEO Noah Kaplan says combination of stylized outdoor lighting fixtures and high-performance audio speakers are on roadmap.

Why You Should Include a Subwoofer in Every Room

By Jason Knott · July 24, 2018 • Subwoofers are the most overlooked element in multiroom audio applications, says Mike Jordan of SnapAV.

3 Ways DSP Tools Streamline Multizone Audio Installations

By Jason Knott · July 18, 2018 • AudioControl’s Alex Camara explains how digital signal processing (DSP) can manage zones, adjust speaker levels and network across components to improve their multiroom audio installation process.

DIY vs. Pro Installation: How to Discuss Multiroom Audio Options with Clients

By Jason Knott · July 16, 2018 • Legrand’s Fritz Werder isolates the 3 key differentiators between professionally installed vs. standalone DIY wireless multiroom audio solutions that integrators should tout with clients.

Multiroom Audio Installations Special Report: Exclusive Research

By Jason Knott · July 12, 2018 • The multiroom audio market has exploded over the past several years, driven by huge consumer awareness from brands like Sonos, Bose and others.  CE Pro set about to conduct its first-time-ever 2018 CE Pro Multiroom Audio Deep Dive Study, in. . .

ADA Custom Built Program Puts Integrator Brand Name Front and Center

By Robert Archer · July 10, 2018 • Ever wanted your business logo on the components you sell? Audio Design Associates (ADA) has you covered with its new Custom Built program.