Yearly Archives: 2016

/2016

New TV’s For The Keg Steakhouse and Bar

New TV above fireplace The Keg Desert Ridge steakhouse and bar is a local hotspot for great food and excellent service. When they asked us for some help with the A/V system in their bar we were happy to help. The existing system consisted of a mixed bag of old TV's of various [...]

By | December 8th, 2016|Commercial Installations|Comments Off on New TV’s For The Keg Steakhouse and Bar

Tempe Conference Room Goes Wireless

Recently Arizona Audio Visual was approached by T.Y. Lin International to make their Tempe conference room more user friendly. The staff at this international engineering firm was using an existing flat screen monitor and an HDMI cable to connect to team member’s computers during meetings. Staff were complaining that the existing TV was too small [...]

By | July 12th, 2016|Commercial Installations|Comments Off on Tempe Conference Room Goes Wireless

Scottsdale Homeowner Updates to 4K

Troon Home Although this sprawling Troon North mansion is only a few years old the owner decided that it was time to upgrade to the latest audio and video technology. We started in the living room, which had an aging 55” TV located in a lower cabinet. There were two problems with the [...]

By | July 8th, 2016|Home Theater|Comments Off on Scottsdale Homeowner Updates to 4K

Wireless Connectivity and Collaboration for your Conference Room or Huddle Space

June is the month that Arizona Audio Visual makes its annual pilgrimage to the InfoComm Trade Show. This year the event was held in Las Vegas and as usual the conference offered a myriad of display booths from countless manufacturers from all over the world. Every year there are a number of new technologies that capture [...]

By | June 12th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Wireless Connectivity and Collaboration for your Conference Room or Huddle Space

Arizona Funeral Homes Respond to Family Requests for Improved Audio and Video Systems

Green Acres Scottsdale chapel includes two Sharp 70" flat screen TV's and SLS 8290 commercial speakers hidden behind grilles in the upper left and right For many families this once somber event has instead become a celebration of life. Videos and photos celebrating the family member's life are common and in most cases [...]

By | April 15th, 2016|Commercial Installations|Comments Off on Arizona Funeral Homes Respond to Family Requests for Improved Audio and Video Systems

Great Sound Quality Is Back! The Technology Behind Hi-Res Audio

For those of you that really enjoy listening to your favorite music Hi-Res Audio may be worth considering. This relatively new technology pairs the convenience of purchasing your music online with sound that rivals a vinyl album and exceeds the sound quality of a CD. In fact, by definition Hi-Res Audio is used to describe [...]

By | March 6th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Great Sound Quality Is Back! The Technology Behind Hi-Res Audio

Dolby Atmos in a Nutshell

Dolby’s latest surround system for home cinemas is quickly gaining traction with the release of Atmos enabled receivers and speakers. I recently had the opportunity to hear Atmos at one of my local distributors. My take on it was that Dolby has done a fantastic job of improving the overall immersive experience of any surround [...]

By | February 7th, 2016|Home Theater|Comments Off on Dolby Atmos in a Nutshell

4K Ultra HD Discs Are Finally Here

There's been a lot of talk as of late regarding both streaming and disc content being slow in coming for those of us with that awesome new 4K TV. 20th Century Fox, Sony, and Warner Bros. announced recently the release of 4K Ultra HD discs at some point in 2016. The Martian, due out in [...]

By | January 24th, 2016|News|Comments Off on 4K Ultra HD Discs Are Finally Here

Samsung Introduces UltraHD (4K) Blue-ray Player

Samsung's new UltraHD Blue-ray player will be shipping as early as March for $399. Finally, those of you with a 4K TV will be able to get a Blue-ray player that utilizes your TV's capabilities. While a huge selection of discs is still a ways off there are some great titles already available.

By | January 12th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Samsung Introduces UltraHD (4K) Blue-ray Player
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