By Robert Archer · March 15, 2019 • Through products like the Yamaha XDA-QS5400RK, a quad-streaming whole-house audio solution that’s 1U tall, integrators can configure just about any whole-house audio system to meet a range of client needs. Here’s how Litton AV did it.
By Robert Archer · March 4, 2019 • The $2,498 Roon Labs’ Nucleus+ whole-house audio server allows integrators to mix-and-match audio components without losing performance or functionality.
By Robert Archer · February 21, 2019 • Meridian has introduced two in-wall loudspeakers incorporating the company's new CLASS-M DSP engine that improves low-end resolution.
By Robert Archer · February 15, 2019 • The Qobuz audio streaming service is now available to U.S. customers in four subscription tiers including a 24-bit/192kHz high-resolution option.
By Robert Archer · February 5, 2019 • The NAD CI 8-120 DSP Amplifier will deliver up to 120 watts of power for each of its eight channels, and it provides a bridge mode that powers four channels to allow integrators to configure the amp based on specific criteria.
By Robert Archer · January 25, 2019 • CasaTunes is now integrating Sonos to balance the profitability, functionality, and performance goals integrators require from their vendor partners.
By Robert Archer · December 18, 2018 • The new 8-inch Fathom IWS and ICS subwoofer systems join JL Audio's larger 13.5-inch models to provide integrators with more architectural subwoofer choices.
By Robert Archer · December 17, 2018 • The 34th Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony presented by Klipsch Audio will place the 2019 class that includes The Cure, Def Leppard, Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks, Radiohead, Roxy Music and The Zombies into the hall. CE Pro's Bob Archer says that it's time to put the election power solely in the hands of the people that count the most: the fans.
By Robert Archer · December 13, 2018 • The Norwegian audio manufacturer's C5 Series of amplifiers are available in three-, four- and five-channel configurations, and are designed to keep music and action peaks fully reproduced.
By Robert Archer · December 12, 2018 • Superior Bose sound. Unlimited entertainment possibilities. The new Bose family of smart speakers and soundbars has built-in voice control from Amazon Alexa that puts millions of songs at the tip of your tongue. And with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth compatibility, you can wirelessly stream whatever you want; however you want.
By Robert Archer · December 5, 2018 • CE Pro senior editor Bob Archer chooses his favorite products Sony, Bowers & Wilkins, Araknis, Bose and Inneos as highlights from this past year as the top solutions in the residential technology market
By Robert Archer · November 19, 2018 • Rikki Farr, the founder of Riva Audio, has drawn from his pro audio experience to introduce the company's Concert Smart Speaker designed to produce a wide stereo field from a single enclosure.
By Robert Archer · October 1, 2018 • Some of the new features built into the new Bluesound Gen 2i line of products include dual-band WiFi, Apple AirPlay2 and the latest generation Bluetooth formats.
By Robert Archer · September 19, 2018 • The newly announced AudioQuest SLiP XTRM Cables utilize and advanced Semi-Solid Concentric design that according to AudioQuest, help the cables deliver lower distortion and improved resolution.
By Robert Archer · September 7, 2018 • OEM manufacturer for brands like JBL and Russound, Astrosound will launch its own architectural speaker brand for professional integrators called Heritage Acoustics.