Home Automation/Wireless Audio

Home Automation/Wireless Audio

Up until a few short years ago, the best way to have whole home audio, or automated lights and shades, that you could control, you had to have everything wired through your house, going to a central location that usually contained an audio receiver and all the...
4K Reference Movies

4K Reference Movies

So, how to you find out which one is worth that extra +$5 that a 4K disk will give you and which just getting the Blu-ray will be better. With over 300 4K disks out, Blu-ray.com and thedigitalbits.com really dive into the 4K reviews, comparing them to the Blu-ray in...
Home Theater Audio: Overview

Home Theater Audio: Overview

Home Theater Audio A lot has been written on this site about Home Theater video, projectors, screens, High Dynamic Range, but as anyone who owns a TV or a projector knows, sound from these suck.  Without audio, we are back to the silent movie days.  First we had...
4K Ultra High Definition

4K Ultra High Definition

Back in  early 2006, a new resolution standard was implemented, HD 1080p. This was driven by Toshiba and HDDVD and Sony’s Blu-ray. After two years and I am sure a lot of money, the studios sided with Sony. The industry learned that if they are going to go to the next...
Projectors and Screens

Projectors and Screens

Home Theater projectors and screens over the past 20 years have had quite a metamorphosis. At the turn of the century (2000, not 1900), most quality projectors were dim (less than 1000 lumen), had expensive bulbs with short life (350-600 hours and cost $250-500), and...