Posts Categorized: Miscellaneous

Video & Audio Firmware Update Pitfalls

Video & Audio Firmware Update Pitfalls

Many audio and video products today offer the ability to upgrade the software in them that determines in many respects how these machines function.  Most people believe they need the newest firmware to have the best performance from their equipment.  My experience indicates this may not be the case.  While the manufacturers promote the benefits associated… Read more

How To Select An HDMI Cable

How To Select An HDMI Cable

Many people wonder whether the HDMI cable they select will impact the picture quality of the image they are getting on their display.  In general the subtle degradation of image quality caused by cable quality is not something that occurs.  These concerns, however, are reinforced by stores that sell high cost/profit HDMI cables from suppliers like Monster Cable that… Read more

Very Comfortable Home Theater Seating By Front Row

Very Comfortable Home Theater Seating By Front Row

My wife and I were at CEDIA this week and have been looking at home theater seating. We were looking for the most comfortable seating for the two of us that would work well in our room. There are several challenges meeting our needs. The seats need to accommodate a tall person and a small… Read more

Celerity Technologies Delivers Optical HDMI Cable Solution

Celerity Technologies Delivers Optical HDMI Cable Solution

  Celerity demonstrated their optical HDMI cable at CEDIA 2012. The design of this product allows it to have longer cable runs and avoid many problems that plague your typical long (30+ ft) HDMI cable run. It can be upgraded to future standards by changing out the detachable HDMI connectors on the ends of the… Read more