Listening to High-Resolution Audio: or, How Do We Get from "A" (your SACD or DVD-A disc) to "B" (you

Living Made Easy: Getting Remotes Under Control

Universal remotes combine the features of all your other remotes into one. You?ll likely use it 4-5 hours per day, so it?s important to find the right one.


The requirements for the loudspeaker in the digital age must meet the standards imposed on the rest of the chain. The first is for the speaker to provide accurate sound information under the same conditions as the electronics may be used.

Maintaining A Pool For Fun and Survival

Some cleaners require you install a special pump between the pool and the cleaning gizmo and that's an additional expense. I was looking for something I could install in ten minutes or so that need no constant adjustments and attention.

Make A Big Scene With Your Next Lighting System

Modern scene lighting affects what people see in your home. Carefully planned lighting can establish mood and color, control the focus of attention, and enhance the beauty and functionality of the home.


With all the digital great home toys going around, why is the household organizer still stuck with a day planner and wall calendar to coordinate everyone's schedules? Learn how you can bring family communication and coordination into the digital era.

Making a Case for Advanced AC Power Conditioning

The sensitivity and sophistication of today?s electronic circuits require serious AC power conditioning. Anything less is too costly to consider, and will limit the performance our client demands.

Managing Your Digital Media

There is little doubt that, in the long run, managing digital media in the home will become an ever more important part of our lives, and products to aid in that effort will become ever more common.

Market for Residential Lighting Control Brightens While Installation/Ownership Concerns Dim

Ease of installation and programming, excellent markup potential, and low service callbacks are enticing more custom electronics dealers, general contractors and electrical contractors into the market year after year, ensuring the market a bright future.

Mathews Light Paper - Part One

First in a series of "Light Papers" that address technical and aesthetic issues relating to the application of lighting in home theater environments.

Maximize the Performance of your In-wall Speakers

In this paper we will discuss how and where to mount your in-wall speakers for best performance. We will explain how the wall cavity can strong impact their performance, and what to do about it.

Million Dollar Home Theater Demonstration

Attendees were mesmerized and in disbelief of the presentation. Some were forced to leave the demonstration by their loved ones but on occasion would sneak back for more.


Salvatore Carrabba designed and built a shelving system for his own hi-fi components while still in college, and it later became the foundation for his Connecticut-based entertainment furniture company, Salamander Designs, founded in 1992.

Modulating On Digital Cable Systems

Even though digital cable may present interesting challenges, it is still possible to distribute video sources around the house using a video modulator and the existing cable TV wiring.

Motorola Ushers New Era in Home Monitoring & Control

Consumers can easily install and customize new solutions that work with existing broadband connections ? enabling users to remain connected and informed. Cost-effective and feature-rich, Motorola?s solution monitors and controls a variety of home functions

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