AV Insider — Episode 76: SVS: Elevate your listening experience, and join the Sound R|Evolution

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Gary Yacoubian, president and managing partner of SVS sound (most commonly known for their subwoofers), speaks with me about the SVSound revolution. We cover affordable speakers, to more premium, yet budget friendly option(s). We cover 2-channel, surround formats (ATMOS, AURO 3D, DTS:X), and how a new product (Launching soon – AV Insider exclusive content) solves […]

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AV Insider — Episode 75: Power Control Simplified

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Mark Bishop, owner/president of Lyntec, speaks with me about lighting controls for the Pro AV world. We cover digital signage, live events, house of worship, and massive productions, and all controlled by Lyntec products (third party integration as well). LynTec is a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and […]

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AV Insider — Episode 74: Professional Grade Surge Elimination & Power Conditioning

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Jimmy Paschke, sales manager for resi products, talks with me about surge elimination, and the importance of clean power for AV, and electronics. Everyone lives in a world of dirty power, and is susceptible to power surges, which can result to major damages and loss. SurgeX has been around for 20 years, mainly in the […]

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AV Insider — Episode 73: Metra Home Theater: Premium Home Theater Products Explained

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Miranda Grantham (National sales manager), and Zak Yarnel (West coast regional sale manager) of Metra Home Theater Group, speak with me about the most premium to modest home theater product solutions that Metra Home Theater Group has to offer for integrators, and home owners alike. We cover HDMI 2.0, and HDCP2.2 compatible products, and what […]

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AV Insider — Episode 72: Neil Young’s Pono Player Is Righteous

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Randy Leasure, VP of business development, and Kevin Fielding, head of design and engineering, speak with me about Neil Young’s high resolution audio movement, Pono. Pono means righteous. It is a Hawaiian word, the one, the pureness. Pono is leading a revolution in music listening. Quality has now entered the listening space so that we can […]

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AV Insider — Episode 71: TASCAM: Quality, Versatility & Innovation

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Eric Larsen, Director of marketing at TEAC TASCAM, and Rick Allen, Sound Designer | Audio Producer | Audio Branding Specialist, at Rick Allen Creative, speak with me about audio production, recording quality, and how TASCAM helps the pro’s and beginners make the best possible audio available, on a budget that won’t break the bank. Rick talks about how Tascam products help him record his sound […]

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AV Insider — Episode 66: Discover The Future Of TV With Ray Super Remote

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Rich Kearney, product manager at Ray Super remote, speaks with Johnny about the company’s modern day “Universal Remote.” Current universal remotes require a mix of programming, IR blasters and RF base stations to achieve what RAY Super Remote is able to do simply without those things. Johnny and Rich talk about the Pro version for […]

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AV Insider — Episode 65: Turn Any Surface Into A Remote with @Knocki

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Jake Boshernitzan, CEO and co-founder of Swan Solutions, Inc., speaks with Johnny Mota about the brilliant device that turns any surface into a remote — Knocki. Knocki is a startup out of Texas that is currently working on a commercial version for you #AVTweeps and #LiveInstallers. We’d tell you which systems they’re supporting, and which […]

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AV Insider — Episode 63: Hear The Pro Audio Difference With Tectonic Audio Plates

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Denny Mayer, VP of business development, and Dave Firestone, CMO at Tectonic Audio Labs, speaks with Johnny Mota about the company’s “tectonic shift” in in pro audio with audio plates, or as Johnny refers to them as “high tech cardboard.” They are changing the look and sound of Pro-Audio applications, one tectonic shift at a […]

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AV Insider — Episode 62: Anthem Electronics Produces the Finest Hi-Fi Components

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Rob Sample, regional manager for Anthem Electronics, speaks with host Johnny Mota about the fine electronics Anthem produces for the world. They cover Play-Fi, ARC (Anthem Room Correction), Dolby ATMOS, HDMI 2.0/HDCP 2.2, 4K support and the future of audio. All this and more on this episode of AV Insider. Listen to Episode 61 here!  Podcast: Play […]

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AV Insider — Episode 60: ARCAM: Bringing Music And Movies To Life

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Andy Moore, product manager at Arcam, speaks with Johnny Mota about the audio playback experience goal being simple: “make it sound real.” They cover all products from A&R Cambridge, more commonly know as ARACM. Johnny and Andy discuss two channel and multi-channel having the same goals in the playback experience — simply “pressing play…” Well, […]

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AV Insider — Episode 58: Innovative Audio Products From Audioengine

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David Solomon, national director of sales and marketing at Audioengine, speaks with host Johnny Mota almost one year after he last had him on last, when David was national sales and marketing director at TIDAL HiFi, about all the innovative audio product offerings at Audioengine. They cover wired to wireless, DACs, Bluetooth, computer audio and everything in between.  […]

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AV Insider — Episode 57: CEDIA Recap With Terra Speakers & Knack Factory

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Alex Steed (marketing and communications at Terra Speakers, and partner at Knack Factory) and James Banfield (president of Terra Speakers) speak with Johnny about CEDIA 2015 and all its gloriousness. We cover everything from experiences, technology announced and things to expect for newcomers and vets alike. These two guys are a great pair of #AVTweeps […]

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AV Insider — Episode 56: CEDIA’s Newest Forward Facing Member: Vincent Bruno

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Vincent Bruno (Vin), newly appointed CEO of CEDIA, speaks with Johnny Mota about his new role and his 31 year long career in the CI industry. They talk about what CEDIA is for installers, designers, members, and even homeowners. They discuss Vin’s plans for the next year at at CEDIA, where it’s headed, and what […]

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AV Insider — Episode 55: Onkyo/CEDIA Spoilers Ahead

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Rian Steffens, Onkyo USA’s eastern business development manager, speaks with host Johnny Mota about new products ranging from speakers, AVR(s), turntables, and of course, Dolby ATMOS. They also talk about updating your old “man cave,” what’s popular in the “lady cave,” where you can find these products (in places where you’d not normally see), and […]

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AV Insider — Episode 54: Invisible Tone

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Eric Nakkila, co-founder/EVP (Executive Vice President) of Nakymatone, speaks with me about their invisible/canadian made, speakers. We cover “Controlled resonance Technology”, what that means/why it’s making a comeback, new product offerings you can only find out about by listening to this show, or attending CEDIA next month, and a few other secrets from this quality […]

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AV Insider — Episode 53: Beale Street Audio & The Sonic Vortex

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Mark Cichowski, executive director at Beale Street Audio, speaks with Johnny about Sonic Vortex, a patented technology that Beale Street developed that allows for in-wall & in-ceiling speakers to produce more of the low end frequencies you typically don’t get from a standard speaker. We cover some new items that they have yet to announce […]

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AV Insider — Episode 51: Project Management Via D-Tools’ Mobile Install App

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Tim Bigoness, vice president of sales and marketing at D-Tools, speaks with Johnny about Mobile Install. SI 2015’s new Mobile Install (MI) functionality gives users the power to publish install tasks and service orders to a portal powered by the D-Tools cloud that can be accessed by technicians and installers in the field from any Web-enabled […]

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AV Insider — Episode 50: Powersoft Audio Introduces DAVA, Ottocanali & The Future

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Kurt Metzler, U.S. sales director at Powersoft Audio, speaks with Johnny about Ottocanali (a new series of DSP+D amplifiers, shown off at InfoComm) and DAVA (a new wireless/solar powered speaker!?). All this and so much more from the Italian audio manufacturer on this episode of AV Insider. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android […]

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AV Insider — Episode 49: BAE Audio – Vintage Mics, Pre-Amps/Equalizers & Beyond

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Mark Loughman, president of BAE Audio, speaks with Johnny about the quality of the company’s vintage mics, pre-amps/equalizers and beyond. He gives us a some insight to the recording studios, and why they choose to stick with the classics from the ’70s. If you listen carefully, the North Hollywood Police Department even makes an appearance. […]

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