Home Theater

Home Theater Checkup Time

By Anthony Grimani | August 27, 2015

It’s still pretty rare for me to encounter an integrator that provides regularly scheduled system checkups. We need more folks to jump on this boat! It’s a great way to ensure clients’ continued satisfaction, bring a little income your way, and pave the road to future upgrades.

Trust, but Verify Video

By Anthony Grimani | April 30, 2015

You need to have a systematic approach to verifying the audio and video performance of your installations–using reliable test vectors and documenting the resulting performance.

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ELAN, Niles-Equipped Home

“With the Niles and ELAN systems in Robert’s new home, there really are no limits,” said Joe Abramo of Custom Automated Solutions.

Front House

“Before automating his entire home, Robert wanted to start small, so we only installed the theater and audio controls, where the Niles Auriel sy...

Back Yard

Abramo has since integrated the homeowner's climate controls, security, surveillance cameras, TV and video, lighting, garage doors, and driveway gates...

Patio

Abramo began installing the Niles Auriel system one week prior to the homeowner's move-in date. Abramo said it only took 30 minutes to install and fiv...

Rack

The homeowner enjoys the ability of the ELAN system to control all of his equipment from one app that he can access anywhere in the world.

Thermostat

The homeowner said he uses less power on climate controls, since he can shut it off when leaving and turn it back on again when leaving work, so it's ...

Theater

“The key is having a good AV/security expert you can trust,” said Robert, the homeowner. “Joe showed me things I never knew existed,...