Lately the term HDR (high dynamic range) has been popping up in some of our coverage of new 4K TVs, and soon, if not already, you’ll hear the phrase bounced around at electronics stores and dealer showrooms. So what, you’re probably asking, is HDR for TVs and why should you care? HDR or high dynamic […]Get the Guide
Understanding New TV Tech: OLED TV, Nano Crystal Technology, Quantum Dot and What It All Means
As new televisions arrive in electronics shops, custom installers and online stores, TV buyers are faced with an assortment of new technology terms and decisions: OLED TV or nano crystal technology or quantum dot. One of the most important questions buyers always ask is what’s the best flat panel TV. If you had asked me […]Get the Guide
The Best Home Theaters for Football Parties
The best football parties are held in the best home theaters. These football fans combined two great passions in their favorite rooms.
Serious football fans will want to watch their favorite teams play in the most impressive room they can. What gets a sport fanatic excited : more than watching their team win? Watching that win on a 120-inch or bigger home theater screen in a room custom decorated with awesome sports memorabilia. The best home theaters […]Get the Guide
NFL’s Super Fan Man Cave Has 7 Screens
Spinning floor and retractable doors highlights of media room makeoverGet the Guide
A Gadget Lover's Domain
A gadget fanatic learns that it's important to stay practical when picking out electronic systems for your home.
“Yes, I’m a gadget guy,” admits Marc Pinto. His home in Castle Rock, CO, is a testament to his obsession with all things electronic. In his family room, Marc proudly shows off a huge world map peppered with pinpricks of light. The dots are actually the ends of fiber optic cabling that Marc has poked […]Get the Guide
New TV Tech: OLED and Quantum Dot
When the new 2015 televisions start to arrive at electronics shops, A/V showrooms, and online stores, TV buyers will be faced with an assortment of new technology terms and decisions. One of the most important questions buyers always ask is “what’s the best flat-panel TV?”Get the Guide
Multiscreen TV System is Like a Sports Bar in Your Home
Have you ever wanted to watch more than one TV program or sports game at once? A low-budget solution may be your TV’s picture-in-picture feature, but that’s clunky and not nearly big enough to enjoy properly. An article in the February 2015 issue of Electronic House explains the new and growing options for multiscreen home […]Get the Guide
Unique Media Spaces
A home theater shouldn’t be boring; nor should it always abide by the book. Of any room in your house, it’s the one place where you should feel free to express your creativity, to unleash your imagination, to create something that’s truly one-of-a-kind. Sometimes it’s the stumbling blocks you encounter while installing a certain piece of A/V gear that inspires innovation; other times you simply strike on a really interesting idea that’s a bold departure from the standard theater design. Whatever the impetus, whatever the reasons, the owners of these five theaters have, with the help of a professional home theater designer, created some truly unique, and a few completely unconventional home entertainment spaces.Get the Guide
Home Theater Dos and Don’ts for Your Super Bowl Party
Twelve tips to make your home theater Super Bowl party a touchdown.
Twelve tips to make your home theater Super Bowl party a touchdown.Get the Guide
7 Favorite Custom Home Theaters
Throughout the past year Electronic House has written about some of the most amazing custom home theaters in the country. Many of these show up as winners in our annual Home of the Year competition, while others are covered in the magazine and website in various ways. Why do we love home theaters so much? […]Get the Guide