HDMI cables are essential to connecting the elements of your new AV system, but they are often overlooked. It’s easy to grab the nearest cable for your media streamer, right? Not anymore: HDMI 2.1 cable standards for newer gaming consoles, televisions, and soundbars will soon render your existing cables obsolete. The new standard provides a higher bandwidth, resolution, and frame rate for all your films, shows, and video games, allowing you to experience more of the action. But how do these cables make such a difference in the viewing experience? Our team at iWired is here to guide you through the how and why of HDMI 2.1 cable standards.
What’s the key to a high-performance home theater? It’s not the speakers or the screen, but rather your AV receiver. A receiver connects the individual elements of your system to create the cinematic experience. However, this sturdy piece of equipment contains a plethora of acronyms and sockets that can confuse many first-time buyers. Luckily for you, our team at iWired is here to help guide you through the process of purchasing, installing, and calibrating an AV receiver that fits your budget and watching habits.
Automated lighting systems have allowed homeowners to accomplish things with lights that have never been done, like conserve energy and improve security. But the next big thing in home illumination is smart bulbs, which connect to your smart device or home assistant for the peak experience in lighting. Smart lighting will change how property owners master lighting. Here are iWired’s seven reasons to consider switching to smart light bulbs.