Understanding AV Cable: Cat-5, Cat-6 and Beyond

Whether you’re installing your own home theatre system or hiring someone to do it for you, you may be curious about the types of Ethernet cabling used and the capabilities of each. This handy guide gives you what you need to — or want to — know when it comes to audio video signal cable,…

Audiovisual Systems Installation: Should You Go with the Lowest Bidder?

If you believe the media, one week we’re in economic recovery and the next, times are hard again. Regardless of your own personal financial situation, your philosophy probably falls into one of two camps: – You get what you pay for… low-cost = low quality. – You’re always looking for the best deal. Why pay…

Universal Remotes: It’s the Little Things that Count

Are you tired of playing “find the remote” every night — and worse, you finally find one only to discover it’s the wrong one? If you’re pretty tech savvy, you probably gave up the whole “one remote for each device” with your Nintendo 64 game system. But maybe not. And as you upgrade home theatre…