Is It Time for an Upgrade?

Is It Time for an Upgrade?

Do you have a jumble of remotes on your coffee table? Would your speakers look great at the
Brady Bunch estate? Are you watching video that looks like something from the VCR era? If
you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, then you are due for an A/V upgrade. And there
is no better time to do it than summer—before back to school and the upcoming holidays
require your undivided attention. Plus, major advancements in video quality, wireless
technology, surround sound and sources mean that even swapping out one or two components
can make a world of difference in performance. Here are a few ways we recommend stepping
up your A/V game.

Up your resolution

4K Ultra HD is the latest in video, at four times the resolution of HDTV. With larger TV sizes,
the image look so good, you feel like you can reach out and touch it. Anything you watch—
whether it is Blu-ray discs or HDTV content—will look better on a 4K Ultra HD set thanks to
their internal video processors.

Bigger really is better

Perhaps it’s not the resolution you’re concerned about in your media room, but the size of
your set. The old adage “Bigger Is better” has never been more true, and—thanks to enhanced
HD and Ultra HD resolution—you can sit closer to the screen than ever before and still get a
great image. If you are ready to go really big, consider a two-piece projection system (a
projector and screen). The industrial design on screens these days is phenomenal, with some
manufacturers producing edgeless rigid screens that look great when not in use, and look
even better fired up, with a gorgeous ‘floating image’ effect that will impress friends and
family. Dark, ambient-light-rejecting screens even look great in media room with less than
ideal lighting situations. You really don’t have to sit in a pitch-dark room anymore to have an
immersive home theater experience.

Get ready for bone-shaking surround

Have two speakers and want a more enveloping, cinematic experience? Then consider upping
your audio game with true surround sound. Come in or call us to experience the latest
formats that offer an über-realistic 3D sound field. The most important speaker in any sound
system is the center channel. The center channel reproduces all of the dialogue or vocals and
up to 60% of the audio signal. We also have an array of subwoofers that will literally rock
your world. You won’t believe your ears.

New audio options for all
If you have a smaller room where a full surround system isn’t feasible, there are many
fantastic sound bars that simulate surround sound and offer audio much better than what you
can get from your TV’s speakers. Flat panel TVs, due to their elegant slim design, are not able
to house speaker elements that can deliver the audio quality George Lucas or Neil Young
intended you to hear. Sound bars don’t necessarily require a receiver because many can
perform the HDMI switching needed for all your high-definition sources. Wireless speakers are
also extremely popular, and some sound great, allowing you to inexpensively outfit your home
with wireless multi-room audio without having to run cables. Come in for a demo to see if
wireless is right for you home.

Whether you need audio or video upgrades or want to see how Theatron Home Theater and Smart Homes can subtly enhance your
system with content options like on-demand streaming sources. We’ll show you how to make your system the envy of the neighborhood!

Call today 703-883-0970

Yamaha YSP-2500 | No Ordinary Sound Bar

 

 

Yamaha YSP 2500

 

Yamaha YSP 2500 Theater control appThe Yamaha YSP-2500 may look like another sound bar, but inside it is anything but. This incredibly thin member of the YSP (Yamaha Sound Projector) family delivers real 7-channel surround sound while taking up very little room. Using a high-performance processor to precisely control the timing of 16 digital amplifiers and 16 speakers, the YSP-2500 creates controlled “beams” of sound. The sound beams are then aimed — either directly or by reflection off walls — to arrive at your customer’s ears from discrete, channel-appropriate directions.The YSP-2500 comes equipped with a wireless subwoofer for easy placement and supports the latest 4K Video and CD formats with THREE HDMI inputs for ease of installation. If you need more than HDMI, the YSP-2500 has you covered with (2) Optical, (1) Digital Coax, (1) Analog Audio, and a surround sound enabled headphone jack!

Installation is a breeze with the YSP-2500 due to the provided auto-calibration microphone. Simply position the microphone in the listening position and run the auto-calibration wizard. This will help ensure the best possible overall surround sound experience for the room.

Your customers will also get the benefit of integrated Bluetooth technology which not only allows for easy playback of music from connected devices, but also control via the “Home Theater Controller” app for iOS and Android. The app allows your customers to control volume, select surround sound modes, switch inputs, and even adjust the beams for an ideal listening experience.

Yamaha YSP 2500 Theater control app

Probably the most incredible thing about the YSP-2500 is that it stands a mere 2-7/8″ tall with feet and ONLY 2″ without. The super-slim design allows you to place it in front of a TV without blocking the viewing area of the screen.

Yamaha YSP 2500 Sound Bar