Elite VSX-LX304 VS Integra DRX-3.3

By |2021-07-02T08:31:17-04:00June 14th, 2021|Articles|

My three favorite brands for AVRs (Audio/Video Receivers) are "in no particular order": Sony ES (5-Year Warranty) Integra (3-Year Warranty) Elite (3-Year Warranty) However, in this post I am going to talk about the Integra DRX-3.3 and the Elite VSX-LX304. Like Denon and Marantz are "brothers" in regards to Denon being a Toyota and Marantz [...]

Luxul Mesh VS The World

By |2021-06-14T11:12:31-04:00May 5th, 2021|Articles|

We have been using Luxul since the beginning, when consumer electronics started going online. However, it was not that easy in the beginning. Looking at it now, it seamed that the industry was putting the cart in front of the horse. Our first online devices was the Kenwood Sovereign and the Russound SMS3... Both way [...]

Streaming Supported Formats

By |2021-04-12T11:07:50-04:00April 5th, 2021|Articles|

I have this beautiful Home Theater... now how do I get the most out of it? In 2020 we have see a boom in Home Theater Systems and Home Media Systems being installed into customers homes. With that and sprinkling in some Streaming Services, we get a lot of questions pertaining to, "What devices get [...]

Chroma Subsampling (High Level)

By |2021-04-12T11:09:22-04:00February 23rd, 2021|Articles|

Chroma 4:4:4, 4:2:2 and 4:2:0 From a Home Theater/Media Room Perspective (2020-2021) What is Chroma Subsampling? Chroma Subsampling is compression that reduces the color information in a signal in favor of *luminance data. This reduces bandwidth without significantly affecting picture quality. *Luminance Data is used to measure the amount of light emitted from a source [...]

DTS Surround Sound (High Level)

By |2021-04-12T11:11:16-04:00February 18th, 2021|Articles|

DTS Surround Sound I would like to explain the different formats of Surround Sound for your Home Theater or Media Room. Because back in the day, surround sound was a little simpler to understand and there was not many variations of it. For me, it started in a very quiet electronics store in Brick Town, [...]

Dolby Surround Sound (High Level)

By |2021-04-12T11:11:44-04:00February 18th, 2021|Articles|

Dolby Surround Sound I would like to explain the different formats of Surround Sound for your Home Theater or Media Room. Because back in the day, surround sound was a little simpler to understand and there was not many variations of it. For me, it started in a very quiet electronics store in Brick Town, [...]

Wide Color Gamut (High Level)

By |2021-04-12T11:12:25-04:00February 11th, 2021|Articles|

From a Home Theater/Media Room Perspective What is Rec. 709 Color Gamut? Rec. 709 is the Color Space for HDTV 1920x1080 Pixels, for a Total Pixel Count of 2.07 Million Pixels 8-Bit Color Depth What is DCI-P3 Color Gamut? DCI (Digital Cinema Initiatives)-P3 is the Color Space for 4K Blu-ray Discs DCI-P3 fits within the Rec. [...]

CEDIA 2015

By |2021-04-12T11:13:50-04:00October 2nd, 2015|Articles|

Heading to Dallas Texas for the 2015 CEDIA Expo! Looking forward to new Control4 updates and products! Sony 4K UHD TV's with HDR! Sony's ES media streamer with Hi-Res Audio! Polk Audio and KEF speakers using Dolby Atmos! Aquavision in-wall luxury LED TV's and Episode outdoor speakers! But most important, top quality training from leading [...]

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