Professional Audio Consultants Technology Blog

As the owner of PAC, I have witnessed the disappointed look on the faces of friends and clients that either dug their old college dorm room turntable out of the attic, or bought a new one online. The disappointment was created by the lack of...

I think the easiest way to help my clients and friends select the best audio enhancement for their new high resolution flat screen sound is to break the options down into three categories. Good, better, and best. A good and cost effective way to get improved...

Gone are the days of the old school whole home music system that included now antiquated source components such as AM/FM tuners and multi-disc CD players. Gone are the wall mounted keypads and touch screens that controlled them. They have been replaced by a new...

After over 40 years in the high-end audio industry, I have learned much about proper set up, installation, and calibration of both 2-channel music systems and surround sound systems. The practical experience I have gained by becoming an authorized dealer for the top audio brands...

The single most important component in an up-to-date home entertainment system is the universal home remote. The entire user experience is dependent on how predictable, consistent, and reliable your system is. Amazing 4K video resolution and immersive 7.1 surround sound is meaningless if nothing happens...

Today’s outdoor living spaces have become very diverse and sophisticated. We enjoy outdoor kitchens and bars, fire pits and fireplaces, hot tubs and spas, and much more. And there are also the traditional spaces like patios, decks, gardens, terraces, pools, tennis and basketball courts, to...

Hardware There are three key components that every turntable is comprised of: the turntable itself, the tone arm, and the phono cartridge. The simplest and most popular way to purchase high-end turntables is by choosing the fully-integrated design. All three components are pre-selected for compatibility and are...

Now you see it, now you don’t – When not in use the TV becomes a mirror! Does this modern day family feud sound vaguely familiar? – Dad wants a large screen TV to watch football, your teenage daughter needs a surround sound system...

It’s time for you to own the ultimate in fully-integrated custom home theater, audio video, and home automation – indoors and out – creating a remarkable experience of entertainment perfection, pristine sound quality, and 21st century technology advances that give you the Good Life at...

4K Video Display Devices For the last several years the dominating technology in premium video display devices has been 4K, AKA, UHD TV. Video display devices in sizes starting at 49” are available with technology that allows them to display the highest resolution image available today....

Vinyl Record Maintenance and Storage Arguably, even more important than the upgrade to high-end turntables is making sure that your vinyl stays in tip-top shape. Firstly, storing your valuable record collection properly is the first step of vinyl record maintenance to increase longevity and play-ability of...

Flat Screen Sound I think the easiest way to help my clients and friends select the best audio enhancement for their new high resolution flat screen sound is to break the options down into three catagories. Good, better, and best. A good and cost effective way to...

Whole Home Music System Gone are the days of the old school whole home music system that included now antiquated source components such as AM/FM tuners and multi-disc CD players. Gone are the wall mounted keypads and touch screens that controlled them. They have been replaced...

Room Tuning After over 40 years in the high-end audio industry, I have learned much about proper set up, installation, and calibration of both 2-channel music systems and surround sound systems. The practical experience I have gained by becoming an authorized dealer for the top audio...

Outdoor Music System Today's outdoor living spaces have become very diverse and sophisticated. We enjoy outdoor kitchens and bars, fire pits and fire places, hot tubs and spas, and much more. And there are also the traditional spaces like patios, decks, gardens, terraces, pools, tennis and...

High-End Turntables Hardware There are three key components that every turntable is comprised of: the turntable itself, the tone arm, and the phono cartridge. The simplest and most popular way to purchase high-end turntables is by choosing the fully-integrated design. All three components are pre-selected for compatibility and...