Whole-House Audio

Bob Archer’s 2018 Home-Technology Products of the Year

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

$199 Riva Audio Concert Smart Speaker Features Amazon Alexa, Trillium Technologies

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.

Bluesound Gen 2i Wireless Whole-House Products Feature Apple AirPlay2

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.

AudioQuest SLiP XTRM Cables Engineered for Custom Installations

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.

Astrosound Launches Brand of Acoustical Speakers: Heritage Acoustics

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.

$2,700 Yamaha MusicCast Amplifier is Alexa Enabled, Streams Spotify

By Robert Archer · August 23, 2018 • The 1U-high Yamaha $2,700 XDA-QS5400RK MusicCast Amplifier easily fits into racks and furniture, and its dual LAN ports enable integrators to daisy chain the product to address up to 32 zones of multiroom audio.

Custom Speakers and Support Differentiate James Loudspeaker and its Dealers

By Advertorial · August 7, 2018 • Using the standard product line, along with James Loudspeaker’s custom manufacturing capabilities, SAV Digital Environments is able to elevate its installations in a competitive market.

The State of Whole-House Audio in the Smart-Home Channel

By Robert Archer · August 6, 2018 • Today’s whole-house audio systems like industry leader Sonos offer a better selection of technologies, price points and control options, which are helping to drive mass-market adoption.

Episode’s Terrain Outdoor Speakers Offer Affordable Option

By Robert Archer · June 19, 2018 • The SnapAV Episode Terrain landscape loudspeaker system includes four 4-inch satellite speakers and an 8-inch buried, in-ground subwoofer at $1,500 MSRP.

Revamped Autonomic Product Line Aims to Reduce Prices, Increase Reliability

By Robert Archer · May 15, 2018 • Addressing reliability issues SnapAV invested more than a year of research and development to improve the reliability and performance of the Autonomic line of products.

Zektor Updates ProAudio DSP With More Customization Options

By Robert Archer · May 7, 2018 • Updating its ProAudio DSP Audio Matrix Series, Zektor has added a number of new features to its versatile product line, which integrators can use in a variety of systems.

HEOS Soundbar Offers Amazon Alexa Compatibility

By Robert Archer · April 20, 2018 • The new HEOS HomeCinema HS2 Soundbar offers multiroom audio capabilities and streaming compatibility from Spotify, Pandora, TIDAL, and others.

Klipsch Reference Speakers Feature Sky Hook Installation System

By Robert Archer · April 17, 2018 • The newly launched Klipsch Professional Series Reference Small Aperture Speakers incorporate the Sky Hook by Swarm self-adjusting mounting system that is said to reduce installation times by as much as 75 percent.

Monitor Audio’s Installation Amplifiers Deliver up to 2,000 Watts of Power

By Robert Archer · April 10, 2018 • Branching out into the amplifier category, the new Monitor Audio Installation Amplifiers provide integrators a choice of products to address whole-house audio installations.

OWI MC4-BT Enables Simple Audio Control

By Robert Archer · February 19, 2018 • The OWI MC4-BT 4-channel mixer fits into a 2-gang wall box, and it connects with the company's AMP-HD amplified speaker series via Cat-5 to support fast and simple audio system installations.

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