Inneos

Video Over Fiber: Inneos’s Solutions for 4K, 8K and Beyond

There are a lot of trends for custom integrators to watch: wellness, IoT, lighting, 5G and cable quality and capability becoming a factor. Oh, cabling. One bad cable—broken, poorly built and/or having limited bandwidth—can turn a stellar system into a mediocre one. Think of all the time you’ve spent tracking down that one bad cable in the link. That’s time …

DMF’s All-New DID Series Downlighting System. What a Bright Idea!

The DID Series is engineered to adapt to your customers’ every lighting need now and in the future, and it’s only available exclusively to custom integrators. Just how bright of an idea is DMF’s DID Series? Well, its preview as the first downlight designed exclusively for home integration at the 2020 CEDIA Expo Virtual show ended with a Best New …

World’s 1st THX Certified WiSA Home Theater Surround System is Here

No Soundbar and Few Wires Make Enclave’s CineHome II CineHub Edition a Blockbuster Hit with Consumers As if being the world’s first THX Certified WiSA Home Theater Surround system isn’t cool enough, Enclave Audio’s Cinehome system is called the “Soundbar Killer” and has an easy setup with very few wires other than powering the speakers. Clearly, the CineHome II CineHub …

PowerShades

For Your Customers Who Want to Automate EVERYTHING, We Bring You PowerShades

With technology advances in all things smart home and office automation, does it seem like your customers are contacting you to handle additional projects as more smart automation emerges? Seems business and homeowners start by automating a thermostat or a music system and suddenly everything has to be automated down to the coffee pot. For those customers, Pioneer Music Company …

Yamaha

Can AV Receivers Make Home Theaters Even More Exciting?

Yamaha Says Yes… Yes, They Can Like the cicadas that emerge from the ground every 17 years, Yamaha emerges with totally revamped receivers approximately every 10 years. Well, custom integrators, 2020 is the year these events converge. And, both are generating a lot of buzz. Yamaha’s new RX-V line of receivers keep your customer one (or 10) steps ahead of …

Ring X

RING, RING! The Ring X is Calling

Homeowners are investing in doorbells and cameras from companies like Ring, sharing images and video with local police, and posting on social media with #ringvideodoorbellpro. Ring, ring! Your customers are calling to ask you for your recommendations on home security devices and to install them. Here’s what you need to know about Ring X to answer their questions and increase …

Sonos

Sooooo, Sonos, What’s New with You?

Much. Let’s start off with the finer points you need to know. Are the new versions worth a look? Definitely. Sonos Five and Sub now come with software that makes them compatible with future Sonos eco-systems. Not only does this “future-proofing” make a Sonos project easier to sell, but also is an opportunity to upgrade past customers to a more …

Kramer

PMC Welcomes Kramer, a Leading Player and “Pioneer” in the Pro AV Industry, to Our Product Lineup

It’s official! PMC is an official Kramer distributor. Haven’t Heard of Kramer? Well, we know you’ve heard of innovation. Pretty much one in the same thing. Since 1981, these guys have been covering complete end-to-end AV solutions for corporate, education, houses of worship, government, live events, healthcare, and more. The best part? They pride themselves on personal relationships, and back …

New Product Lines for 2020

PMC Welcomes Nine New Lines of Audio/Visual Equipment to Our Lineup

Think of it like the Nine Days of Christmas Turtle doves, French hens, maids a milking, a partridge in a pear tree and such are overrated. They’re certainly not what your customers will be clamoring for in 2020. What they will be asking for (or need without knowing they need it) are products from nine new lines PMC. Think of …

Denon DRA-800H Stereo Receiver

The Denon DRA-800H – The Mullet of Stereo Receivers

The Denon DRA-800H is the mullet of stereo receivers—all business in the front and a party of connections in the back. Unlike the mullet, it’s super versatile, so your customers can play their music from both digital and analog wired sources, stream wirelessly, and hook up their TV sound via HDMI connections. About That Party of Connectors in the Back…  …

VSSL A.1 Home

Free at Last, Free at Last

With VSSL’s A.1 Home, Music is Free at Last What’s the best way to enjoy music? Streaming it. What’s so bad about streaming music? You’re tethered to a device. Well, VSSL’s A.1 Home lets your customers stream their music from their devices directly to their home speakers. It connects one zone to a home audio system freeing people to use …