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Drop by our Show Room and preview the LX-UH1 (May 29th to June 1st)

4K/UHD DLP Projector
Deep Color Support: Up to UHD/4K 30Hz 4:4:4/12 bits or 60Hz 4:4:4/8 bit

 

JVC LX-UH1 Brochure Link

JVC Launches Cost Effective 4K/UHD DLP Projector

JVC has announced a new 4K HDR DLP projector that extends the brand's reputation for stunning image quality to a wider audience of home theater enthusiasts.

The new JVC LX-UH1 is a 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) projector that uses the newly developed TRP DMD technology to deliver 4K images, and offers HDR support, 2,000 lumens, and vertical and horizontal lens shift.

The new 0.47-inch TRP digital micromirror device (DMD) is a 4K UHD DLP chipset that in combination with the LX-UH1's high quality optical system delivers crisp 4K (3840 x 2160) video. With four times the resolution of 1080p, 2000 lumens, and an RGBRGB color wheel, the new projector delivers bright, high-contrast images for a thrilling home theater experience, with a dynamic contrast ratio of 100,000:1.

The LX-UH1 supports 100% of Rec. 709 color space (BT.2020 compatible) and displays HDR content with outstanding brightness, contrast and color. The projector supports both HDR10 and Hybrid Log Gamma, an HDR Gamma mode for broadcasts and streaming services. When viewing HDR content users have the option to engage the two-position automatic aperture to get the best possible image quality.

The projector includes two HDMI inputs, including one that features the full speed/full spec HDMI/HDCP2.2 standard and capable of handling data transfer rates up to 18Gbps. There is also an RS-232C interface and a 12-volt screen trigger output.

To accommodate a wide range of installation situations the LX-UH1 provides a ±60% vertical lens shift and ±23% horizontal lens shift. In combination with the projector's 1.6x wide zoom lens, this enhanced versatility makes it easy to install the projector in most any home environment. MSRP CAN$2999

Making Your Home Smarter !
Smart Lighting Control that you can Control from Anywhere

CONTACT OUR OFFICE FOR THE NEXT TRAINING SESSION

 

 

Decora Smart Wi-Fi® Technology Brochure

Decora Smart Z-Wave® Technology Brochure

Decora Smart HomeKit™ Technology Brochure

 


The Leader in Smart Home Lighting

Leviton offers homeowners an exciting selection of automated dimmers, switches, outlets and plug-in products for automated control of lights, motor loads, appliances and more.

Z-Wave® Technology
Schedule or dim lights when home or away using a compatible Z-Wave controller

  • Z-Wave is the most widely used home automation technology with the largest range of interoperable devices
  • Compatible with Z-Wave controllers including Wink HUB, Samsung SmartThings and smart security systems
  • Can also be used with Amazon Alexa or Google Home with compatible hub
  • Z-Wave Plus certified products feature two-way feedback, network wide inclusion, over the air updates and increased communication range

Wi-Fi® Technology
"My Leviton" app provides advanced lighting control settings when home or away – no hub needed

  • Voice control, scheduling, and remote access, with no hub to hide
  • Voice control using Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant
  • Schedule lights and connected loads to turn on/off at user selected times
  • Easily group your smart devices into rooms and create scenes to activate multiple lights at once

HomeKit™ Technology
"Decora Smart Home" app paired with Apple® provides advanced lighting control when home or away

  • Apple HomeKit technology provides an easy, secure way to control lights from your iPhone®, iPad® or iPod Touch®
  • Use Siri® on your iPhone or iPad to turn lights on/off or dim with just your voice
  • The Apple Home App and Apple TV® allow for remote control of all connected accessories from an iOS device and communication to third-party devices

Severtson Screens Home Theater app

 

Severtson Screens Home Theater app

The Severtson Screens Home Theater app asists dealers with choosing the perfect screen for every installation. The app features a screen builder, screen selector wizard, and the full Severtson Screen catalogue, which is available offline, allowing dealers to access useful tools and information on the go.

Outdoor Subwoofer with 10" Woofer

Outdoor Subwoofer with 10" Woofer

Heavy-duty bass performance and heavy-duty all-weather durability combine to deliver indoor-level bass impact outdoors or in your home's transitional areas. The Sub10 is the perfect complement to a set of Sat30s, and rounds the system out with the full dynamic performance of a high-end audio system. Paint it to match the décor in your sunroom or by the pool. With serious bass fun, the Sub10 is the life of the outdoor party!

Atrium Sub10 Features:
 

  • 200 Watt downward-firing subwoofer delivers earth-shaking bass, literally.

  • Massive 10-inch long-throw Dynamic Balance® driver technology eliminates driver distortion for deeper, cleaner bass even at higher volume.

  • Dual 2-inch voice coil design reproduces bass from both stereo channels, producing more power in the lower frequencies with the help of Capacitive Coupling Technology. You get big outdoor bass for big outdoor impact.

  • Housed in a molded and sealed acoustically ideal resin enclosure and marine-certified, our guarantee of years of weather-proof outdoor performance.

  • Eye-bolt security anchor and screw-down points for added stability and security.

  • Color-impregnated resin will never fade. Paint it to match your outdoor décor. Use it as a plant stand or a pedestal table; the engineers say you could stand an elephant on it. If you happen to have an elephant, we'd appreciate if you don't try this. (If you do try it, though, please send us pictures.)

  • Includes 1 meter Cl3 rated 4 conductor direct burial pigtail cable. No exposed wiring gets in the way of the weed whacker.

  • Maximum wiring flexibility with built-in high-performance crossover technology. The dual-voice-coil Sub10, with built-in low-pass filters, can be connected directly to its own amplifier channels for independent volume control

  • Optional grille available separately.

  • 8 ohm compatible.

  • Color: terracotta, paintable.

ATRIUMSUB10 Product Detail Link

 

125 lb. Capacity Large Ceiling Mount


125 lb. Capacity Large Ceiling Mount

The MW MOUNTS™ Large Ceiling Mount is for panels up to 70” and up to 125lbs. The Large Ceiling Mount has been designed for quick, easy, and accurate installation (all necessary hardware included).

Features

  • Maximum TV Weight: 125 lbs.
  • TV Size Range: 32”-70”
  • Mounting Pattern: (mm x mm) (w x h) Up to 600 x 400 including 200 x 100, 200 x 200, 200 x 300, 300 x 200, 300 x 300, 400 x 200, 400 x 300, 400 x 400, & 600 x 400 (Adapters available for up to 800mm (w) please call MW Mounts for more information 602-674-1000).
  • Tilt: 0°/+18° with integrated ratchet lever
  • Roll/level: +/- 3°, pre or post-install
  • Easy Attach™ feature allows TV panel and Universal Adapter to be safely & quickly connected to Mount
  • Open wall plate design for flexibility in cable management and power management
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 25.98” x 34.06” x 7.56”
  • Warranty: 5 years

HD125CM64 Info Link

 

NEW Model Launch NR1509/NR1609

 

NR1509 Brochure Link

NR1609 Brochure Link

Marantz NR1509 & NR1609 Slim Line AV Receiver

These models have the following new features over their predecessors:
  • Apple AirPlay2 Update. This hasn’t been released by Apple yet however as soon as they release AirPly2 it will be a free download.
  • Web Set Up & Control. We brought this popular feature back al ALL Marantz receivers for 2018. This allows you to simply enter the IP address of the receiver on your phone/Tablet/Laptop if a panel is not nearby making set up a breeze.
  • SMART REMOTE MANAGEMENT (SRM). This will allow you to log into the receiver remotely to trouble shoot & resolve some  issues without rolling a truck. I will have much more info on this for you very soon.
  • PHONO INPUT. All new Marantz receivers now come with a phono input.

 

Deliver the Best 4K / HDR Content Without Running New Cables

 

HDM-GA1 Video Presentation

HDMI® 4K/60, HDR EXTENDER Upgrade Passive HDMI® Cables to 8Gbps,4K/60 HDR Capability.

The HDM-GA1 allows the installer to utilize existing in-wall passive HDMI cables up to 15 meters in length to upgrade and support the full 4K/60, 4:4:4, HDR signal soon to be available in many video products. We know that there are a lot of systems already installed in the real world that have quality passive HDMI cables in them and we also know that as an integrator you must build into the job the best possible avenue for future technology expansion. Again the HDM-GA1 is the solution, why beat your head against the wall with worry about will a given format support what is coming when we already have the answer.

Here is what the HDM-GA1 will do for you.

  1. It will take an existing passive HDMI cable up to 15 meters in length and allow it to support every single option that HDMI 2.0A can provide. That means 4/60, 4:4:4 Color, 3D, all available Multi-Channel Audio Codecs and (most importantly) High Dynamic Resolution [HDR].
  2. When (not if) technology exceeds the HDMI 2.0A bandwidth all that you will need to do is replace the HDM-GA1 with the newer, higher bandwidth model.

An easy 4K/HDR upgrade solution. It. Just. Works.

Grandview ALR Ambient Light Rejection Screens

Grandview ALR Ambient Light Rejection Screens for Short Throw Projectors

 

Features such as larger screen sizes and wider angles are commonly important factors when deciding on a projection screen. As projection screen setups have evolved past dedicated theatre room use only, the need for a screen that can function in less than ideal light environments has become an ever increasing important factor. Grandview's new ALR (Ambient Light Rejection) screen technology has arrived and is that solution. It pairs perfectly with ultra-short throw projectors and even in a room environment with natural ambient light, you can now enjoy a bright and high contrast experience similar to flat panel TVs but in larger sizes. It brings the projection experience into multi-purpose, living and other ambient light rooms like never before. The fabric has a special surface and coating that reflects projection at a specific angle while at the same time absorbing ambient light from other angles. It boasts deep black levels, high contrast and excellent colour saturation.

* This product can only be used with table-top ultra-short throw projectors.

 

Specifications:

  • For UST projector less than 0.3 projection ratio, required distance between screen and projector is 35cm

  • Suitable for laser, DLP and LED projection

  • Peak Gain: 0.6

  • View angle: 160

  • View size: 2214x1245mm(100” 16:9), 2656x1494mm(120” 16:9)

  • Bezel width: 12mm

 

Key Digital Product information Link

 

Boston A Series Brochure Link
 

Now Available from PCS!

Séura Literature Link

 


Séura Outdoor & Waterproof TVs

Séura has become an award-winning manufacturer offering a full, and constantly evolving, portfolio of TV solutions with applications in every indoor and outdoor space.

Throughout the Séura journey, technology has drastically evolved and become an even larger and more integrated part of everyday life. With that, Séura’s vision has evolved as well. Instead of bridging the gap between design and technology Séura is focused on eliminating it. Working to find the perfect harmony of design and technology in every product and project so that every individual gets the most from every space they are in. 

2X1 4K HDMI/VGA Wall-Plate Switcher, Scaler & Extender with HDBT Output

 

 

KD-SX440WP Catalogue Page Link

2X1 4K HDMI/VGA Wall-Plate Switcher, Scaler & Extender with HDBT Output

 

Your smart and productive space needs he KD-SX440WP, A wall-plate input presentation switcher and extender kit ideal for professional video installations in conference rooms, huddle spaces, and classrooms.

 

Key Features

  • 4K Support: Supports signals up to 4096x2160 60Hz [4:2:0] 8bit, 4096x2160 30Hz [4:2:2] 12bit, and 4096x2160 30Hz [4:4:4] 8bit

  • Presentation Switching: 1 HDMI and 1 VGA + Audio source to 1 HDBaseT/HDMI output

  • Auto Switching: Newly connected source is discreetly selected

  • Converts: VGA video and analog audio to HDMI

  • Video Scaling: Processing of VGA signals ensures proper display

  • Signal Extension: For resolution and cable quality » 4K/UHD: Up to 230 ft. (70m) using CAT5e/6 Up to 328 ft. (100m) using CAT6A STP / CAT7 » 1080p: Up to 328 ft. (100m) maximum

  • HDR10 (High Dynamic Range): More life-like images through a greater range of luminance levels

  • HDCP 2.2: Compliancy up to HDCP 2.2 and backward compliant

  • Power Over HDBaseT: Wall-plate (Tx) unit powered by Rx unit

  • HDMI® and HDCP Licensing: Fully licensed and compatible with HDCP 2.2 and HDMI latest technology such as 4K/UHD 4:2:0/8bit at 60f/s

  • Control System Support: Fully controllable by all RS-232 supported control systems via open API: Compass Control® Pro, AMX®, Crestron®, KNX®, RTI®, Savant, URC®, Leviton® etc.

  • For complete details please refer to KD-SX440WP catalogue page link.

Now In Stock!!

Plenum "High Strand" Total Sound Speaker Cable

 

Plenum "High Strand" Total Sound Speaker Cable

Based on our Dealer Network demand we have gone ahead and ordered production quantities of High Strand Plenum Speaker Cable. We of course will continue to stock the Commercial Grade low strand cables as well, and based on demand may add four conductor versions in the near future.

 

 

EZPHS14-02-01-150R

14-2C 105STR TOTAL SOUND PLENUM FT6 WHITE 500' BOX

 

EZPHS16-02-01-150R

16-2C 65STR TOTAL SOUND PLENUM FT6 WHITE 500' BOX

NOW SHIPPING!!

4K/18G HDBaseT/POH Extenders
Deep Color Support: Up to UHD/4K 30Hz 4:4:4/12 bits or 60Hz 4:4:4/8 bit

KD-X444L Brochure Link

2018 Q2 Product Guide Link

4K/18G HDBaseT/POH Extenders

  • HDBaseT via Single CAT5e/6 UTP/STP Extension: With fully automatic adjustment of feedback, equalization, and amplification depending on cabling length
  • 4K Support: 4096x2160 or 3840x2160 24/25/30/60hz at 4:4:4 (signals up to 18Gbps bandwidth)
  • Flexible Power over HDBaseT: Only one power connection needed. Tx may power Rx, or Rx may power Tx.
  • Low Profile: Super slim chassis design
  • Signal Extension: For resolution and cable quality
  • 4K/UHD: U p to 230 ft. (70m) using CAT5e/6 Up to 328 ft. (100m) using CAT6A STP / CAT7
  • 1080p: Up to 328 ft. (100m) maximum
  • Long Range Mode: Extends 1080p signals up to 500 ft. (152m) using CAT5e/6 (UHD/4K not supported)
  • 10G Pass-thru: Mode enables uncompressed 10.2Gbps signal extension
  • HDR10 (High Dynamic Range): More life-like images through a greater range of luminance levels
  • HDCP 2.2: Compliancy up to HDCP 2.2 and backward compliant
  • Deep Color Support: Up to UHD/4K 30Hz 4:4:4/12 bits or 60Hz 4:4:4/8 bit
  • EDID Control: Internal library with 15 EDID handshakes including 4K with HDR in addition to native EDID data from Output/Display device connected to Rx
  • Hot Plug Detection Control: Enables integrator to choose if active signal voltage is forced to connected input and output devices
  • Full Buffer System™: Manages TMDS re-clocking / signal re-generation, HDCP authentication with source & display, EDID Control handshake, and Hot Plug Detection control
  • IR Sensor: Sensor powering via +5V on IR In ports collects line-of-sight IR from remote(s) without external IR connecting block
  • Up/Down IR: Two channels of IR enable control to/from devices or control systems connected to Tx and Rx units
  • RS-232: Bi-Directional control to/from Tx and Rx unit on Phoenix connector
  • Lossless compressed digital audio: Support for Dolby® TrueHD,Dolby® Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos®, and DTS-HD Master Audio™
  • CEC Pass-thru: For inter-device control between input and output HDMI channel

Arrow Staplers in stock!

 

 

Arrow Staplers and Staples

 

Arrow Fastener Company LLC is a leader in manual, electric, cordless fastening & hand stapling tools for both pros and DIYers. Our products include staple guns, hammer tackers, nail guns, and rivet tools. With over nearly 90 years of experience, Arrow Fastener shows you How It All Comes Together.

RCA Analog & Digital Ground Isolation Transformer 10-78-RCA

 

RCA Analog & Digital Ground Isolation Transformer

 

Provides protection from ground loops. Used for standard low level analog and digital audio signals. Bandwidth up to 50KHz. 1:1 transformer. One RCA jack to one RCA plug. Overall length 10 inches long. Two pieces required for Stereo use.

Also available in 3.5mm Mono

 

Nexus 21 Moving Wall Mounts

         

Transcend Series Moving Wall Mounts

The Transcend Series encompasses the most advanced over-mantel mounts available. Available in both motorized and manual models, as well as in-wall and on-wall models, the Transcend Series gives professionals a variety of options to help customers solve the pain-in-the-neck problem of viewing a screen mounted high above the fireplace.

Transcend Pro
Surface Mount (Motorized) Up to 75” TV Mount

The Transcend Pro Surface motorized over-mantel mount was built to optimize TV positioning. This precision-engineered mechanism is coupled with superior linear actuation technology to suspend up to 75" TVs at the optimal viewing height with the press of a button. The Transcend Pro Surface’s slim profile allows the screen to rest only 4.6 inches off the mounting wall, while 40 degree swivel makes it even more versatile.
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Transcend In-Wall
In-Wall Pull Down TV Mount with Swivel – Up to 75” TV Mount

The Transcend is the most advanced pull-down mount available. Precision engineered suspension and dual counterbalance pistons suspend up to a 75" screen in mid-air at the optimal viewing height. The Transcends in-wall mounting solution boasts an ultra-thin profile, allowing the screen to rest only 2.1 inches off the mounting wall, while 7 degrees of forward tilt make it even more versatile. (Select Image for Animation)

Transcend Surface Mount
Pull Down TV Mount with Swivel – Up to 75” TV Mount

 

 

The Transcend Surface is the most advanced pull-down mount available. Precision engineered suspension and dual counterbalance pistons suspend up to a 75" screen in mid-air at the optimal viewing height. The Transcend Surface’s slim profile allows the screen to rest only 5.6 inches off the mounting wall, while 7 degrees of forward tilt make it even more versatile. (Select Image for Animation)

CAST Lighting

 

Cast Lighting...Durable Beauty & Old World Craftsmanship!


True craftsmanship is the blending of art and engineering to create a product so superior as to literally outshine the competition. Cast landscape lighting creates best in class, built to last tools for the professional designer.

 


 

London Series Acoustic Room Kits


London Series Acoustic Room Kits

The Broadway London 10 room kit is designed for rooms up to 120ft2 (12m2), or can be combined with other products to treat larger spaces. Whether you are building a recording studio, home theater, or Boardroom, these easy-to-use kits are a perfect place to start.

The London 10 contains select Broadway panels that tackle problems affecting any room, such as primary reflections, flutter echo, and standing waves. In addition to acoustic panels, each London 10 room kit includes the corresponding mounting hardware and instructions for easy installation.

Broadway panels are made from high-density 6lb per cubic foot (96 kg/m³) fiberglass, offering nearly five times greater absorption than typical low cost foam alternatives. This means that you get more absorption with less panels, while assuring an even absorption curve throughout the frequency range. The London 10 room kit is available in black, beige or grey fabric or in Absolute White™ paintable finish.

London 10 Brochure Link

 

CasaTunes is now available from PCS


CasaTunes now available from PCS

Life is better with music

CasaTunes was founded in 2007 with one simple goal. To experience music by the roomful (our tag line).

Today, CasaTunes offers both music systems and music streamers. Our music systems, provide a complete home audio solution (except for speakers),  combining our CasaTunes music servers with our CasaTunes 6X6 matrix amplifiers, while our music streamers, provide pre-amplified music streams for use with 3rd party amplifiers and switches.

CasaTunes has a long tradition of leadership and innovation. CasaTunes was the first company to offer multi-room matrix switch functionality on a PC card, multi-room music App for Android, seamless AV Receiver multi-room integration, CasaTunes Air (Apple AirPlay receivers and transmitters), software matrix switch, REST based Music Server API, integration with Amazon Alexa, and more.

Today, our CasaTunes music servers offer incredible functionality, and we believe, plays an important role in enhancing home life.

CasaTunes Brochures Link

CasaTunes Video Presentation

Nail-On Flanged Vapour Box

Nail-On Flanged Vapour Box

Arlington’s new non-conductive Vapor Box nails to a stud in new construction.

Easy to install, this box has gaskets that form a protective barrier that prevents air infiltration inside – to meet International Energy Conservation Codes (IECC) and other codes where required.

For added convenience, the nails ship captive and the installed NM cable connectors and flange have the gasket material attached – there’s no assembly required! Plus, the built-in gasketed flange has ultra-thin alignment tabs so there’s NO DRYWALL BULGE.

FN101FL Nail-On Vapour Box Brochure Link

In Stock! Shielded Cat6 Patch Cables

Snagless Shielded Ethernet Patch Cables

Protect a high speed network from noise and electromagnetic interference when connecting with our Snagless Shielded Cat6 patch cable. For voice/data/video distribution, this cable will handle bandwidth-intensive applications and drastically reduces both impedance and structural return loss (SRL).

Each patch cable is fully tested to meet ANSI/TIA 568 C.2 Cat6 component requirements.


Each of the individual pairs is bonded together to help maintain the twist-spacing throughout the line right up to the termination point. Constructed from high quality cable and plugs, this design minimizes Near-End Crosstalk (NEXT) levels. Available in a variety of colors to easily color-code a network installation. Individual length label on each cable for ease of use.

Video Distribution System over Existing Coax Cable

 

Metra M3B Pro MultiMedia Broadcast System

"Solving video distribution issues, the Metra M3B Pro (MultiMedia Broadcast System Pro) works in residential and commercial environments." it installs into homes, businesses, hospitality facilities and houses of worship as a multisource video distribution system that uses existing coaxial cable runs and splitters.

 

M3B Video Info Link

Cable Tie Canisters

Cable Tie Canisters from All-States

All-States ergonomically and aesthetically appealing Cable Tie Jars

 

We have packed our most popular Cable Ties in a variety of lengths in a square, clear tamper proof display canister affording an immediate and clear view of the product inside.

 

The canisters have a foam seal inside the twist off lids. They are ideal for retaining moisture critical in the performance of the hygroscopic material, Nylon 66. An added foam liner is installed under the lid so that once opened, it can be closed and prevents the moisturized product from becoming dry and brittle.

 

The products will retain their normal state of hydration substantially reducing chance of failure. Once empty, the Canisters make great containers for storing other products or can be replenished from bulk stock.

NEW Suono 500S On-Wall Speaker


SUONO 500S On-Wall Speaker by Angstrom

NEW!!! LAUNCHING 1st WEEK OF MARCH 2018

 

When matched up with 72" – 80" flat screens as the LCR answer, the 39” tall Suono 500 S looks and performs beautifully.

This on-wall 3 way design is equipped with four 4.5” woofers, one 4" mid-range and 1” soft dome tweeters mounted in a tuned MDF enclosure that scales perfectly with 72” – 80” displays.

Suono loudspeakers offer the same space saving, lifestyle convenience of in-wall loudspeakers as well as the added feature of being able to be used with matching plinth and place beside a TV panel on a credenza. Plints are optional.

  • Tuned and ported MDF enclosure available in Black, Cream or Grey finish

  • Sensitivity: 89dB/ W

  • Power Handling: 200W

  • Frequency Range: 45Hz – 20KHz within 3dB

  • Overall dimensions: 39"H x 7"W x 3"D

Suono Brochure Link


Turn Any 4K Display into a Digital Signage Wall

  • Multi-View Window Processing: Create & store custom multi-view layouts, recall custom presets in 1080p (2K) Multi-view mode. Quadrant Mode (4K or 2K): Independent outputs in four equally-sized windows. Multi-view Mode (2K): Linked/mirrored outputs in customized screen layout
  • Seamless Switching: Un-interrupted screen transitions during source selections
  • Independent Matrix Switching: In full-screen and quadrant modes, linked/ mirrored in multi-view mode
  • Image Layering: Stack images with customizable priority settings
  • Window Transparency and Border: View content through each other and choose window bezel width and coloring
  • Multi-format Switch: Input: 2 HDMI, 2 HDMI or Analog video, all with external audio. Output: 1 HDMI and 1 HDBaseT output. Rx unit included
  • HDBaseT Built-In: Included KD-X222PORx unit is powered by at KD-MLV4x2Pro
  • Signal Extension: » Up to 200 feet @ 1080p/60, 1080p/24, 1080i, 720p with third-party CAT5e/6 » Up to 125 feet @ 4096x2160 30Hz [4:4:4] 8bit with third-party CAT5e/6
  • Ultra HD/4K Up-scaling: Outputs independently upscale to 4096x2160 30Hz [4:4:4] 8bit in 4K Quadrant mode
  • HDCP 2.2 Licensing: Fully licensed and compatible with HDCP 2.2
  • Resolution Support: Supports SD, HD, and VESA input resolutions up to 1080p / 1920x1200 on HDMI and analog video Inputs. Outputs fixed to 1080p or 4K.
  • Audio De-Embedding: Audio from the selected input can be de-embedded through the Coax digital (PCM) output in addition to the HDMI output
  • Dolby Digital & DTS Audio: Supports 2-channel and multi-channel audio formats up to 5.1 Dolby® / DTS™ lossless compressed digital surround sound
  • Independent Video & Audio: Listen to any audio source while in quadrant or multi-view modes

    KD-MLV4x2Pro Video Presentation

SONY vs JVC Shootout - Two Top Projectors Go Head to Head!

4K Precision JVC e-shift5 Technology The 5th generation of e-shift analyzes every pixel in a native 4K signal to provide more optimization and better sharpening. It also vastly improves the detail in very small text. AUTO mode in Multiple Pixel Control conveniently detects your current input and adds signal compatibility extending to 4K60P (up to 4:4:4).

SONY VPL-VW385


SONY vs JVC Shootout - Two Top Projectors Go Head to Head!

Review excerpt:

So, while the Sony has true 4K resolution at $US5K and $US8K price points, the JVC at almost the same price points has a wider color gamut and deeper contrast - plus will accept a 4:4:4 60P 4K HDR signal, which the Sony will not. This is due to the fact that the JVC models will all accept 18 Gbps inputs, while the Sony units are limited to 13.5 Gbps.

Link for the complete review by The Screening Room AV

It's one thing to compare the published specs of two different high performance projectors like the Sony VPL-VW385 and a JVC DLA-RS640 on paper, but it's another to actually compare both products in person, side by side. Fortunately we have both projectors on display in our showroom, which made the comparison easy to achieve. On October 30th we spent an entire day pitting the two against each other at our demo theater here in Colorado Springs. 

Before we get to the results, it's worth noting that the Sony VPL-VW385 is essentially the same projector as the Sony VPL-VW285, only with the benefit of an automatic iris to bump up dynamic picture contrast. Native contrast on the VW285 and VW385 are the same, so we thought the VW385 was an ideal test candidate since it is essentially two projectors in one. :)

Similarly, the JVC DLA-RS640 used during our test is practically the same unit as the JVC DLA-RS540, only with hand-selected optics and DILA chips for the ultimate "tweaked" performance. However, as you can tell by clicking on the links, the RS640 and RS540 have almost identical specs and feature sets. Much like the Sony VW385 served as a stand in for the VW285, the RS640 serves as a stand in for the RS540.

Leviton Announce CAT6A Universal Tool-Free Plug

Leviton Announce CAT6A Universal Tool-Free Plug (6APLG-S6A)

  • Universal Tool-free plug offers field installable solution
  • Excellent way to connect cameras and WAPs without use of proprietary tool
  • Provides superior Alien crosstalk + EMI/RFI suppression
  • Supports 10 GBase T Networks + 100 watt Power over Ethernet
  • Fully compatible with shielded & unshielded cabling
  • Backward compatible to Cat5e and Cat6
  • Die cast housing for plenum rating durability + 360 degree Cat6 cabling
  • Long release latch ensures easy insertion + release in confined spaces
  • Accommodates 22 – 26AWG solid or stranded conductors  
  • Please contact your PCS representative today for price & delivery

Atlas-X1 Tool-Less Termination System

Atlas-X1 Tool-Less Termination Video

 

Leviton Atlas-X1 Tool-Less Termination System

ATLAS-X1 COMPONENT-RATED UTP & SHIELDED CONNECTORS

  • Innovative wire manager and door-release levers support quick, repeatable terminations
  • Unified form factor and termination method, from Cat 5e to Cat 8
  • Tool-free design requires no specialized termination tool • Patented Retention Force Technology (RFT) protects against tine damage and increases system longevity
  • Each connector includes interchangeable icons (voice, data, AV, and blank), color-coded to match the connector face
  • Connector with internal shutter is available to protect ports from dust, debris, and contaminants
  • Shielded connectors provide additional EMI/RFI protection, signal isolation, and alien crosstalk (AXT) suppression
  • Tested and approved for use in air-handling spaces (plenum rating) in accordance with UL Standard 2043
  • Supports Power over Ethernet (PoE): see specifications sheets for full capabilities
  • Made in the USA.

Leviton Network Solutions Catalogue Link

NEW Model Launch AV8805

The World’s First 13.2 Channel Full 4K Ultra HD Network AV Surround Pre-Amplifier with HEOS.

AV8805 Brochure Link

Marantz AV8805 13.2 Channel Pre-Amplifier with HEOS

The versatile Marantz AV8805 pre-amplifier redefines audiophile home cinema and music listening with an unprecedented 13.2 channel processing capability, and supports virtually any high-resolution multichannel audio format. Immerse yourself in three-dimensional audio with the latest surround formats like Dolby Atmos, DTS:X or Auro-3D. Enjoy enhanced audio quality supported by our proprietary current feedback and HDAM technology that passes signals through 15.2 channel XLR or 15.2 RCA outputs. Stream music throughout your home with HEOS multi-room listening and full wireless connectivity through the HEOS app or Amazon Alexa Voice Control, supported by Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Apple Airplay. With the Marantz AV8805, you get incredible fidelity and unparalleled audio precision.

The 13.2 channel AV8805 with 15.2 channel XLR and RCA outputs provide a flexible yet detailed pre-amplifier stage for the advanced home cinema enthusiast. Enjoy it with acoustically matching Marantz MM series power amplifiers, like the MM8077, and immerse yourself in three-dimensional audio provided by the latest integrated surround formats, including Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and Auro-3D. Auro-3D will be enabled via a future firmware update at no additional charge. Marantz proprietary HDAM technology combines matched-precision discrete circuit elements with ultra-wide-end response for a wider soundstage and refined musical reproduction while built-in Bluetooth, Wi-Fi streaming and HEOS support, plus Apple AirPlay compatibility, let you stream and enjoy your favorite audio wirelessly.

The Marantz AV8805 is future-compatible, with the latest HDMI and HDCP 2.2 specifications on all eight HDMI inputs. AV8805 supports 4K Ultra HD 60Hz video, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, High Dynamic Range (HDR) and 21:9 video, 3D, and BT.2020 pass-through on every input. It is compatible with 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc players, set-top boxes and other 4K Ultra HD sources. Dolby Vision compatibility, HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma), new HDR format for broadcasting and pass-through capability are also supported.

NEW Model Launch AVR-X8500H

The Worlds first 13 Channel Receiver

 


Denon AVR-X8500H

The Denon Flagship AVR-X8500H powers the next generation of home theater with the world’s first 13.2 channel receiver that supports the latest immersive audio formats, including Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and Auro-3D. Built-in HEOS technology supports Amazon Alexa and takes music listening to the next level with wireless whole-home audio and voice control.

All eight HDMI inputs (including one on the front) and three HDMI outputs feature HDCP 2.2 compatibility and the latest HDMI specifications, including 4K Ultra HD 60Hz video, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, High Dynamic Range (HDR) and 21:9 video, 3D, and BT.2020 pass-through support. It is even ready for Enhanced Audio Return Channel (eARC) for 3D audio playback through TV apps. The feature will be enabled via a future firmware update.

The AVR-X8500H owns a sophisticated DSP audio processing system that incorporates no less than four powerful high speed fourth generation SHARC DSP processors, which together have a combined continuous processing capability of 10 GFLOPS (10 billion floating point numerical computations per second).

AVR-X8500H Brochure Link

BackBoxx Products

 

BackBoxx Speaker Surround

BackStopp Acoustic Speaker Insert


BackBoxx

BackBoxx™ products make you more efficient, more profitable with your time, and more professional in appearance. 

Although many of our products are designed to help you meet local and national building codes, installers also use them for an insulation-free project, wire protection during construction and blocking of other trades from critical wiring areas. 

BackBoxx™ products are designed by custom installers who know that ease of installation means no hassles. Our products are simple to use and time-tested in thousands of applications each year. 

We are constantly developing new products and improving existing ones, so please give us your feedback so that we can bring you the very best in wire management and installation.

BackBoxx Popp Deep Acoustical Surround

BackBoxx Brochure Link

New Narrow Bezel & Gangable P3000N Media Enclosure


Primex P3000N Narrow Bezel & Gangable Media Enclosure

The Primex Verge P3000N WiFi transparent Media Distribution Enclosure for structured wiring brings reliability when managing today’s inside cable system requirements. Its flexible design provides a convenient, lockable and centralized location for easy installation and distribution of multi-play services within residential and commercial premises.

The Narrow Frame model allows for shared side-by-side stud mounting and tight corner installation.

  • Large internal cavity ideal for holding broadband
  • hardware such as a modem, ONT, UPS and fiber
  • accessories for the connected home.
  • Engineered WiFi transparent ABS plastic for up to 15x
  • increased wireless signal pass through.
  • Narrow bezel and staggered mounting tabs for shared
  • side-by-side stud mounting and corner installation.
  • Compatible with the Patented Primex Mounting System
  • for quick and easy installation of equipment.
  • Standardized mounting hole pattern fits wide range of
  • modules and accessories.
  • Lightweight for easy transport and installation.
  • Twelve microduct-friendly 1” entry/exit ports and two
  • gang box knockouts allow extensive cable routing.
  • Optional dual locks for restricted access.

P3000N Brochure Link

HEOS Super Link

 

HEOS Super Link Brochure Link


HEOS Super Link Networked Multi-Room Pre-Amplifier

The evolution continues with the HEOS Super Link, a four zone, multi-room preamplifier designed for the custom install market. Combines four HEOS zones in a single, compact, rack-mountable chassis.

The HEOS Super Link forms the bridge between the HEOS wireless multiroom sound system and complete custominstalled audio set-ups. HEOS enables you to enjoy your favourite music anywhere and everywhere around the house, using an existing home network; HEOS Super Link takes the concept of the HEOS Link, designed to connect existing audio systems to a HEOS network, and expands it for professionally-fitted distributed sound installations.

HEOS Super Link is effectively four HEOS zones in a single 1U (1.75” tall) chassis, with rack mount ears, reliable wired Ethernet input and passthrough and compact size. That makes the HEOS Super Link the perfect choice for a whole-home distributed audio system – like all HEOS products, it can be controlled using the HEOS app for iOS, Android and Kindle Fire.The App allows you to explore, browse and play music from your own music library. You can also stream music from online music services and thousands of internet radio stations.

 

Suono On-Wall Speakers


SUONO On-Wall Speakers by Angstrom

Our On-Wall speakers offer the perfect solution to the incredible popularity of Plasma and LCD video displays. Designed to compliment shallow, flat panel video products, the Suono Series, with it's cosmetic features and styling, excellent performance and ease of installation, is one of the best options to improve the sound and performance of your home theater surround sound system.


In many homes the presence of conventional loudspeakers is often obtrusive and disruptive to interior design objectives. The introduction of free-standing speakers and the need for them to be positioned for optimum performance is often a conflict with interior design planning. 

Our Suono Series is a complete range of thin profile loudspeakers designed to deliver the fine performance of free-standing loudspeakers while blending harmoniously into a wide range of interior designs. Suono Loudspeakers are equally comfortable producing high-performance Stereo, Home Theatre or background music applications. Suono speakers are available in three sizes for specific applications with various size flat panel video displays. A fourth model, the Suono 100SD, is designed primarily as a rear or side channel loudspeaker. 

 

Suono Brochure Link

SUONO 100SD Brochure Link

SUONO 200S Brochure Link

SUONO 300S Brochure Link

SUONO 400II Brochure Link

SUONO 600SD Brochure Link

All Cables are NOT the Same

Learn the Truth about 4K HDMI Cables and Bandwidth

 


Learn The Truth about 4K HDMI Cables

If you’re investing in a 4K/ HDR display or home theater system, you’ll need to also invest in the right 4K cables. Otherwise, you’ll never actually experience the true potential of 4K / HDR because the amount of data necessary to produce this high level of picture won’t be able to reach your 4K device. You’ll end up seeing a reduced quality image that might not be much better than what you were getting before your upgrade.

In this whitepaper, we’ll explain why and how this happens

HDMI 4K White Paper

New Lower Price


MW Products Pre-Configured Racks

The MWER27 is a cost-effective and fully assembled 27U enclosed rack system with integrated cooling that provides organization for multiple components. Also available in 18U & 42U models

  • Includes complete Grade 5 hardware kit
  • Ships assembled
  • Caster base provides easy placement inside closets or against walls
  • Accepts front or rear rack mounted components
  • Side panels are lockable (locks not included)
  • Split rear doors
  • Top and bottom cable routing knockouts
  • Adjustable feet level and stabilize rack without interfering with casters
  • Removable side panels for easy servicing
  • Lockable tempered-glass left- or right-hinged front door
  • Includes pre-installed cooling fans on top
  • Fully enclosed cooling system with top and bottom ventilation
  • Heavy-gauge welded steel construction
  • Standard 19" rack enclosure works with all standard 19" rack accessories
  • (5) 2U space solid blanks
  • (5) 2U space shelves [(1) 18' deep; (4)16" deep]; each supports up to 50 lbs (22.7 kg)
  • (1) 27 space rack supports up to 750 lbs (340.2 kg)

MW Rack Literature

 

 

NEW Model Launch

11.2 Channel Flagship SR8012 AV Receiver


Marantz SR8012

11.2 Channel Flagship AV Receiver

Shipping in November!

Experience the top of the line Marantz AV Receiver range with the new SR8012. Surround yourself in thrilling 3D surround sound with the most complete immersive format including Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and Auro 3D. All three codecs are able to drive overhead speakers for a true 3D sound experience. And thanks to the receiver's 11 high quality amplifier stages, each providing 140 W of pure Marantz power and finesse, you can drive a full 7.1.4 home cinema setup without the need of additional external amplifiers. The SR8012 features high grade audio components that have been carefully selected. The whole internal circuit further enhances audio quality by delicately handling all signals via the Marantz-own HDAMs (Hyper Dynamic Amplifier Module) in Current Feedback topology before passing them on to the power stage to fire up the connected speakers. 

 

With built-in HEOS technology, the SR8012 becomes a part of the HEOS wireless multi-room music network that enables you to enjoy your favourite music anywhere and everywhere around your home. You can explore, browse, and play music from your own music library, from online streaming music services, and from thousands of internet radio stations using the free HEOS app. And additional Bluetooth and AirPlay let you stream music directly from any compatible device. 

 

Prepared for the future, the SR8012 features an advanced video section that's fully compatible with the latest HDMI and HDCP 2.2 specifications on all 8 HDMI ports. With 4K Ultra HD 60Hz video, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, High Dynamic Range (HDR), 21:9 video, 3D, BT.2020 pass-through and Dolby Vision pass-through support on every input, the SR8012 is ready for 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc players, set-top boxes and other modern 4K Ultra HD sources. HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma) pass-through is supported for coming HDR broadcasting contents. eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel) will be supported via firmware update. In addition, the SR8012 can upscale standard and high definition analogue and digital video content to 4K Ultra HD, breathing new life into your favourite legacy sources.

The NEW KUBE Subwoofers



 


Kube12b / Kube10b / Kube8b Subwoofers


Discover sound’s hidden depths with KEF Kube subwoofers. The Kube unleashes explosive power intelligently thanks to iBX technology that extends bass depth dynamically. Delivering immersive music and home theatre sounds that drive you deeper into the heart of the performance.

 

Explore new dimensions in sound with Kube, KEF’s powerful range of subwoofers that open up sound’s hidden depths.

Each elegantly designed, fully sealed unit unleashes explosive power effortlessly, intuitively, intelligently. iBX technology extends the bass depth dynamically, unlocking the full potential of the driver’s power at normal listening levels or even the most extreme. And with KEF’s unique capability to design, build and integrate the driver in-house, we take optimisation to a whole new level. Delivering immersive music and home theatre sounds that drive you deeper into the heart of the performance.

KEF Kube Information Link

Are you ready to move beyond traditional surround sound?

Come take a Test Drive in our Demo Theater configured with Dolby Atmos 5.1.4


 


We have recently updated our Demo Theater in Vancouver to include the new KEF THX Certified Extreme Speakers in a Dolby Atmos 5.1.4 configuration.

In real life, sound comes from all around. But conventional surround systems only allocate it horizontally – left, right, ahead and behind. What makes Dolby Atmos so staggeringly realistic is that the movement of every sound in the scene is reproduced in all three dimensions, including vertically. This creates a true 3D acoustic image of precisely located individual sounds that move in relation to you as if you were actually there. The effect is uncanny. Exhilarating. Sometimes scary, sometimes hilarious; always engrossing.

Front Sound Stage Speakers: 3 x KEF Ci5160-THX
Surround Speakers: 2 x KEF Ci3160-THX
Height Speakers: 4 x KEF Ci200RR-THX
Subwoofers: 2 x KEF R400
Electronics: Marantz SR7011 Receiver, Marantz MM7055 Power Amp
Video: JVC Pro RS520

Extreme Home Theater THX Speakers and In-Wall Subwoofers

 


KEF Reference Series Ci Speakers

For the ultimate in Extreme Home Theatre, the formidable new Ci Reference Series has the jaw dropping acoustic capabilities of the classic KEF R Series floorstander it’s named after, with all the drama and emotional intensity of full theatre sound quality.

The Ci Reference Series consists of an in-ceiling speaker that can be combined with one of two in-wall models, and a sensational new powered subwoofer. As you might expect, its towering performance sets a new standard for custom installed speakers.

Ci200RR-THX
The Ci200RR-THX is an in-ceiling speaker certified to THX ULTRA2 standard. A deep understanding of the filmmaking process and surround sound is at the very heart of every THX certified 2.1, 5.1 and 7.1 speaker system. Engineered with design characteristics of professional studio speakers, THX recreates the tonal balance of the filmmaker’s final mix in your living room. The results? Action sequences are impactful, and dialogue-driven moments are natural and engaging.

With a 38mm(1.5inch) tweeter voice coil coupled to a vented aluminum dome with tangerine waveguide, and a woofer with absolutely massive magnet and Z-flex surround, the KEF Ci200RR-THX is an in-ceiling LCR capable of delivering a magical musical theatre experience even in the largest of rooms.

Ci5160RL-THX
The Ci5160RL-THX is crafted with a massive aluminum baffle to eliminate vibration and is the perfect platform for the 160mm aluminum cone Uni-Q with tangerine waveguide, and four 160mm woofers. Capable of bi-wire and bi-amplifier connections the Ci5160RL-THX delivers on the performance promise of all KEF R Series speakers.

Ci3160RL-THX
The Ci3160RL-THX is crafted with a massive aluminum baffle to eliminate vibration and is the perfect platform for the 160mm aluminum cone Uni-Q with tangerine waveguide, and two 160mm woofers.  Capable of bi-wire and bi-amplifier connections the Ci3160RL-THX delivers on the performance promise of all KEF R Series speakers.


Ci3160RLB-THX In-Wall Subwoofer

For the ultimate in Extreme Home Theatre, certified to THX ULTRA2 and THX SELECT2 standards, the formidable new Ci R Series Ci3160RLb-THX in-wall subwoofer has the deep bass and theatre thumping output capabilities of a traditional KEF subwoofer coupled with the ability to deliver all the drama and emotional intensity of full theatre sound quality. With three high-output 160mm sub-bass drivers mounted to a massive aluminum baffle the Ci3160RLb-THX must be matched with KEF’s powerful KASA500 system amplifier. Each KASA500 can power up to two of the Ci3160RLb-THX subwoofers for even the most demanding theatre installations.

 

NEW Reference Model Launch

4K Precision JVC e-shift5 Technology The 5th generation of e-shift analyzes every pixel in a native 4K signal to provide more optimization and better sharpening. It also vastly improves the detail in very small text. AUTO mode in Multiple Pixel Control conveniently detects your current input and adds signal compatibility extending to 4K60P (up to 4:4:4).


JVC Pro New Model Launch

At the recent CEDIA 2017 trade show in San Diego, electronics giant JVC introduced three new Custom Integration home theater projectors as well as a special limited edition model celebrating 20 years of the brand’s D-ILA (Direct-Drive Image Light Amplification) projection technology. Though similar to last year’s models, the new offerings feature notable upgrades to their high-dynamic range (HDR) capabilities, low-latency mode, and proprietary e-shift system.

With 4K e-shift5, the DLA-RS440 delivers a significant improvement in picture quality vs. our previous models. JVC also upgrades UHD HDR dynamic range when using our Intelligent Aperture. Low latency mode improves picture quality, speeds operation, and delivers faster response time when gaming. Connect a 4K 60P source to one of the two18Gbps HDMI/HDCP 2.2 compatible inputs, and get ready to “wow” your audience.

The DLA-RS540 is a high performance, fully-customizable home theater projector that produces exquisite quality images with class leading 130,000:1 native contrast ratio. This THX 3D and ISF certied projector features 4K e-shift5 for a significant improvement in picture quality vs. our previous models. JVC also upgrades UHD HDR brightness and dynamic range when using our Intelligent Aperture.

The DLA-RS640 is our 2018 upgraded premium custom install projector, built with hand-selected and hand-tested components. The projector delivers 2000 lumens and an industry leading 160,000:1 native contrast ratio for strikingly clear images with screen sizes over 150 inches, and/or in high ambient light environments. No matter the room setting, the DLA-RS640 delivers dramatic, reference quality images from all 4K and HD sources.

 


The NEW Velox Passive Premium HDMI Cable

The new Velox Passive HDMI Cable is available in various lengths, and provides custom integrators with reliable digital transmission technology for almost any project size. Through a new proprietary design, Metra Home Theater has incorporated In-Visions Technology Quiksilver Transmission Line™ high performance Passive HDMI Cable for integrators wanting the best for their clients. Supporting 18 Gbps, 4K/60, 4:4:4 and HDR transmission for up to 8 meters. For integrators looking to transmit data for over 8 meters, the new Velox Passive HDMI Cable Line can be utilized in conjunction with Metra Home Theater’s Gigabit Accelerator (HDM-GA1) to transmit up to 20 meters at a full 18 Gbps.

Velox HDMI Brochure Link


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