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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
DirecTV has announced plans to start broadcasting live 4K content in early 2016. The company currently has the ability to transmit up to 50 new UHD (4K) channels, and live sports transmissions are already being tested as part of next year's rollout. DirecTV already has the hardware in place, and wants to get ahead of [...]
Ever wonder why you can see those ugly wires hanging from most peoples wall mounted flat screen TV's? The main reason is that the cost of having an electrician install a new power outlet for a flat screen TV is quite costly. By code, TV installers cannot do the work of an electrician. However, one [...]