On Friday, May 4th, Century Stereo once again established its relevance in the marketplace and in the industry by hosting over 150 guests and representatives from 23 manufacturers for our 2nd annual expo, LifeTech 2012. Our goal every year is to offer something for everyone by blending demonstrations of cutting edge technology, highly sought after […]
Marc Latimer, a member of the Century Stereo family for 20 years, passed away on Saturday, March 31. Marc was an entertainer in every sense of the word, he was an excellent musician, a bon vivant, a great host and in general a fun guy to be around. His customers as well as his coworkers loved him. He […]
Now on display at Century Stereo is the first bookshelf speaker from GoldenEar Technology, the Aon3. The Aon3 features a high velocity folded ribbon (HVFR) tweeter, a 7″ midrange and two passive radiators. This speaker retails for $1000 per pair and are available now.
We all love that technology can make our lives more convenient, but it’s important to know that something simple and elegant on the outside often hides a lot of underlying complexity. Avoid AV people and companies who over-promise and under deliver by following some of these tips. 1. They don’t have a contractor’s license. In […]
The “Analog Sunset” clause in the specification of the AACS, the content protection standard used by the Blu-ray format, forbids all new DVD players from outputting HD signal over component outputs. By 2013, analog video output will disappear outright from all BD DVD players. Moreover, the AACS Adopter Agreement stipulates that “with the exception of Existing Models, […]
With 14.8 million iPads sold worldwide we know the Apple iPad is already pretty cool all by itself. This device is so much fun you take it with you everywhere but can yours do this? 1. Prep for your next party. In those last few moments before your guests are scheduled to arrive, you’re flying […]
So when do you need professional A/V support? The short answer is you will always benefit from having a pro installing your home entertainment system. Below are some specifics you man find helpful: 1. You want an entertainment system but you have no idea what you should get or where you should start. This is […]
Recently Century Stereo and McIntosh Labs celebrated more than 50 years working together by unveiling the McIntosh Lifestyle Experience. We were pleased so many fans and customers enjoyed the event and got to see the incredible McIntosh line-up first hand. The Experience Center is now in full swing and available for anyone to audition, […]
Meet Carl Van Gelder, Sr. Speaker Engineer at McIntosh. He’s been with McIntosh for 40 yrs! In this clip he speaks with the October 2011 McMasters group in Binghamton New York about the new speakers he’s designed for McIntosh.
What could wow a seasoned residential designer like Bill Westrum? This year it was products that present exciting solutions to common design challenges in the home. Clever. Clever. The new Seamless-Small Aperture speakers from James Loudspeaker leave a 3” footprint in the ceiling or 4” in the wall. What’s so very sexy about this product […]