Home Theater

The Source Matters

By Anthony Grimani | November 30, 2016

If you play cheap content, it’s not going to sound good. This is just as important a part of the client education process as which button to press to turn the thing on.

Home Theater Yoga Moves

By Anthony Grimani | October 3, 2016

So a client comes to you and says, “I love movies from a lot of different eras, but there are so many different picture and sound formats!

Picking the Right Speakers

By Anthony Grimani | November 30, 2015

My purpose here is to help you pick speakers that will generally sound better in your installations, and will generate more client satisfaction, with less last-minute futzing by your technicians.

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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Nick Collins

Retired Green Bay Packers safety Nick Collins enjoys using his home’s 13 TVs to watch multiple football games simultaneously, supplied by the EL...

The Collins Patio

The music doesn’t stop when the family goes outside–the patio and pool area also feature ceiling and landscape speakers.

The Collins Home Theater

The home theater is equipped with a Sim2 projector, 123-inch Stewart screen, and a Dolby Atmos system featuring KEF THX-certified speakers and subwoof...

The Bar

The home features plenty of audio throughout, with 19 separate zones featuring in-ceiling speakers and subs from Origin Acoustics and SpeakerCraft.