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In ceiling speakers

In ceiling speakers are great. There’s no on wall or on floor clutter and no speaker wires to trip on or the inevitable dust bunnies! If the in ceiling speakers are installed properly they will give you a lifetime of … Continue reading

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Wall mounting a TV on an outside wall.

When a TV is wall mounted on an inside wall of a home there are lots of options to hide cabling within the wall cavity but sometimes an outside wall is all that is available. Trying to put cabling within … Continue reading

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Staff room upgrade

No more white board for this staff room! A new 55″ QLED 4K Samsung monitor will be the new focal point for ongoing staff training. 3/4″ plywood is used for mounting the TV on the wall with toggle lag bolts … Continue reading

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Dolby Atmos done right!

When you choose Wired 1 Consulting to design and install your new home theater you can be sure that it’s done right. In this theater design the room is an open concept, with no right or left walls so we … Continue reading

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Attn: SONOS Owners

Sonos announced today that support for a number of their older products will end in May/20. This is not a big surprise as a number of their products are well beyond 10 years old. They are offering existing owners of … Continue reading

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Another Wired 1 project completed!

We put the final touches on a great 4K system today. Featuring a 65″ Samsung QLED television, Paradigm’s new Millenia Trio sound bar, Paradigm Millenia Subwoofer and Paradigm Surround One’s. Powered by ANTHEM’s MRX-520 receiver! We calibrated using Anthem’s ARC … Continue reading

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Another new Dolby Atmos theater!

We did the pre wire this morning for a new 4K Dolby Atmos theater. It’s going to have a 120″ (10 foot) perforated theater screen, hiding 3 Paradigm in wall speakers. 4 Paradigm Surround Ones for the rear and 2 … Continue reading

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Using or buying "vintage" stereo amplifiers

Lately I have seen a great deal of Facebook and Instagram posts with pictures of new speakers with 10+ year old amplifiers and receivers. Although these “retro” systems look pretty cool they could cause your speakers a world of hurt! … Continue reading

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Gorgeous living room system!

This week we put the finishing touches on this outstanding living room system featuring a 65″ Samsung QLED 4K TV, the amazing new slim Paradigm Millenia Trio passive three channel sound bar. Powered by an Anthem MRX-520 with the low … Continue reading

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Working well with what you've got!

I recently installed a new 4K television on a reticulated wall mount for this client but his old Yamaha receiver was unable to pass a 4K signal, so he started “saving up”. Last week I installed a new DENON AVR-X1600 … Continue reading

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