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Turn your home into your own personalized home theater with amazing audio and video products from Home Controls. We offer some of the industry’s best whole home audio distribution systems, from top manufacturers like NuVo, M&S Systems, Channel Vision, NuTone and more. Choose a matching Speaker system with in-ceiling, in-wall, outdoors and specialty options. Our video distribution selection is just as vast, covering component, HDMI, RF and CATV solutions.

Home Controls Adds DataComm Home Theater Products

January 6, 2010

Home Controls now offers a variety of DataComm Electronics’ Home Theater products, providing all the flexibility installers or experienced do-it-yourselfers need to create sophisticated media environments. DataComm has been pioneering innovative solutions for structured wiring since 1998. Industry-wide, they are known as the firm that » Read More

Today’s ‘Preference’ for Music and Home Theater

September 28, 2009

  Certain fine loudspeakers in the audio industry become benchmarks of sound quality or reference standards by which authoritative industry experts judge all others. Preference architectural loudspeakers are the new mark of excellence. Preference from OEM Systems provide you with the most satisfying sound rivaling competing brands of » Read More

Keep Your A/V Equipment Cool & Comfy

September 12, 2009

When several audio video components are installed in close proximity of one another, especially inside a cabinet or enclosure, overheating can cause the system to shut down — or worse, fail all together. Cool Components products from Home Controls offers cooling and ventilation products for amplifiers, receivers, and other equipment » Read More

Home Controls Now Selling Chief Mounts!

August 10, 2009

Home Controls is excited to announce the addition of Chief Flat Panel & Projector Mounts to our product selection. These products  are in stock and ready to ship! Today, home entertainment is playing a much larger role in high-end construction projects. Home entertainment is no longer restricted to watching a favorite family program in the » Read More

Audio Distribution Wiring

May 18, 2009

I periodically get asked what   type of wiring one needs to install for an audio distribution system.  I then ask a question in return on what type of system do they wish to install, to which the reply is usually “Well, what do you have available?” And so begins a discussion of various products, from the simple attenuator volume » Read More

On-Q Updates its Universal Remote

April 15, 2009

The On-Q universal remote (formerly PN AU7427) has been updated (now PN AU1060). The On-Q remote features whole-house commands which control all keypads from one location. It controls the lyriQ Audio System, as well as other On-Q systems. The universal remote can also be programmed to control up to seven additional devices. Supports all On-Q » Read More

NuVo Grand Concerto & Essentia Keypads

March 10, 2009

  Did you know that the NuVo Essentia keypad can be used with the Grand Concerto audio distribution system? If for some reason you don’t want or can’t use the double-gang wide Grand Concerto keypad, you can substitute the single-gang Essentia keypad in its place.  Both keypads are touch control pads, elegant, smooth as glass with » Read More