John Sciacca Writes...
Links to different products that I have reviewed.
An exclusive look at the PRIMA Cinema system which lets you watch first-run Hollywood films in the comfort of your own home!
Ever wonder what pre-amp and amp combo I use in my own theater? It's these two. And they sound frickin' amazing! Great dynamics, amazing surround, and the ability to go to 11!
Want to take your home theater to an 11? Add a D-BOX motion platform! I guarantee that movies will *never* again be the same!
I take a look -- and listen! -- to Martin Logan's high-end foray into the soundbar market. Verdict: Impressive!
DISH Network housewide DVR system may very well reinvent the way that you watch TV. With 3 HD tuners and 2 TB of storage, this might be the last DVR you'll ever need!
The latest additions to Control4's automation system. These new controllers feature more power and HDMI outputs. Plus you can do video intercom on the color touchscreens. Tres cool.
This plays high-res audio and sounds every bit as good as it looks. Which is awfully good.
Yes. It's true. This is the mount that punched me in the face and sent me to the doctor. But, I hold no animus towards it. It's still a revolutionary step in TV mounting technology.
Want to impress the crap out of your friends and family? Get motorized shades. That you can retrofit into any home. Cause they run on battery power. And tie-in to your automation system. The Awesome!
Combine a great sounding speaker, with a built-in amplifier and Apple AirPort and you've got the makings for one cool, entertainment hub!
Why would you consider buying a dedicated music server? Read about this and maybe you'll understand.
Two ways -- wired and wireless -- to get HDMI from your source to your display.
A combo -- especially DAC -- that performs nothing short of sonic magic!
My exclusive hands-on review on Kaleidescape's new 300 disc combo vault/player!
OK. TV mounts are rarely cool. But, this one is! Trust me. If you have a TV that needs to go in a slightly off-center location, this could be the *perfect* solution!
After great skepticism of the whole "3d thing" I spend a whole day with Runco's double-stack projector solution...
Industrial grade surge protection at the panel level. Probably one of the most surefire surge elimination systems on the market.
Lexicon's new 8-channel, digital power amplifier proves big things can come in tiny packages!
The first product collaboration following the Meridian-Sooloos purchase. And even sweeter music server!
A review of Audyssey's professional calibration suite for maximizing your room's sonic performance.
Fusion Research serves up the Genesis for movie and music distribution.
Custom Installer Columns
Custom Installer Columns
Links to my monthly "The Custom Installer" column.
Retrofitting new technology into an existing home can be tough. These are some things an installer will look at.
Links to feature stories that I have written.
My trip out to Lucas Ranch to go behind-the-scenes of the new Star Wars video game.
My interview and profile of Theo Kalomirakis, one of the most respected theater designers in the world.
Following the events of September 11, the Trinity Wall Street Church, located just a block from Ground Zero, needed to totally redo their pipe organ system.
Links to a series of "How to..." articles that I have written.
Links to various blogs that I have written for other sites.