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Thomas J. Norton Posted: Sep 20, 2016 0 comments
CEDIA stands for the Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association. Unlike CES in January, which covers virtually everything in consumer electronics from cameras, to flat screen televisions. to audio, and to wearables (body décor with chips in them!), CEDIA caters to the large group of professionals who custom install and service electronics, mostly for the home. If you want a high-end home theater like the one shown above, but haven’t a clue as to how to do it, they’re there for you...
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Thomas J. Norton Posted: Sep 17, 2016 0 comments
By now we all know about the value-driven, Andrew Jones-designed Debut and Uni-Fi Elac speakers. At CEDIA they announced in-wall versions of most of these models, including a unique subwoofer...
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Thomas J. Norton Posted: Sep 17, 2016 0 comments
The JBL/Harman Luxury Group demo was perhaps the most impressive at the show for the totality of its picture and sound.
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Thomas J. Norton Posted: Sep 17, 2016 0 comments
Monoprice doesn’t offer just direct sale cables and big power amps. At CEDIA they offered some exciting new (and surprisingly cheap) products.
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Thomas J. Norton Posted: Sep 17, 2016 2 comments
CEDIA is a custom installation show by definition, and many or most of the demos used in-wall or on-wall speakers, for better or worse. One of the “better” was the GoldenEar demo.
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Thomas J. Norton Posted: Sep 17, 2016 0 comments
t may be unglamorous, but many of us have a need to darken our home theater spaces, particularly when using a projector and a conventional screen. Normally this involves either a tedious process of manually closing the drapes, or buying expensive, custom, powered blinds...
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Thomas J. Norton Posted: Sep 17, 2016 0 comments
Bose doesn’t often attend CEDIA (or CES for that matter), so I was surprised to see them here. The emphasis here appeared to be on lifestyle or custom install products, noted in another blog. The pair of 901 Series 6 loudspeakers shown here were also on hand, but not playing. I haven’t followed that speaker for years, but...
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Thomas J. Norton Posted: Sep 17, 2016 0 comments
This mini amp from Dayton Audio will be available soon from that company’s prime retail outlet, Parts Express.
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Thomas J. Norton Posted: Sep 17, 2016 1 comments
Integra announced its new flagship surround preamp processor at CEDIA.
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Thomas J. Norton Posted: Sep 16, 2016 0 comments
In an earlier blog I suggested that SIM2 with its new Nero4 projector was the first to use TI’s new pseudo 4K chip, meaning that it uses pixel shifting on its digital micromirrors to put the full resolution of a 4K source on screen, but not all at once. Half of the resolution is presented first, then microseconds later the mirrors shift by a fraction of a pixel and the rest of the image is displayed. Sounds fishy if you haven’t seen it, but it works...

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