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Op/Ed: Localcasting, Streaming Content, The Future of Home Entertainment

Our demo area is a real family room where we use, enjoy, demo and carefully evaluate technology in order to make qualified recommendations of systems for our clients. In other words, it’s David’s little laboratory where I torture test stuff before telling you to put it in your home! The latest incarnation includes streaming HD […]

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Bellingham Family Room Surround Sound Upgrade/Automation

Project Overview Theater Design Northwest installed 5.1 surround sound, calibrated audio and programmed an MX-450 RF remote control in the family room of this great home. The client and his contractor designed a built in cabinet for the fireplace to hide the components and were going to use IR extenders, but we suggested an RF all in one […]

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New Website

We’re excited to announce the launch of our new website with improved navigation, better image quality and generally just better in any way we could conceive! The project is a collaboration between us and Whatcom Web, LLC: they did WordPress backdoor site configuration, consultation on design layout, advanced HTML work, Google optimization and provide reliable hosting services […]

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Sebastian In Bellingham

Project Overview Theater Design Northwest sponsored video calibration and HD video feed of the Olympics opening ceremony for the Sebastian In Bellingham Preview Party held on the opening evening of the Olympics in February 2010. Deeward and Bode Appliances donated a 60″ LG plasma display which really made the Olympics feed from Vancouver look great in 1080i over the air […]

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Lynden, WA New Construction Projection Theater

Project Overview Theater Design Northwest was hired as technical design consultants right before the walls were covered on this high end custom home theater built by the clients. We redesigned the wiring infrastructure to include HDMIv1.3 to the projector, suggested installing a conduit run from the gear rack to projector, repositioned speakers to THX specs, added a […]

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Lynnwood, WA-Home Theater Update, install HTDVs

Theater Design Northwest designed and installed this premium home theater system in Lynnwood, Washington. This project included a complete home theater upgrade, video calibration, remote control programming, and the installation and set up of HDTV’s throughout the home.

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Is professional calibration neccessary?

Why is Professional Calibration Necessary? For marketing reasons, TVs are shipped with hyped settings from the factory. The vivid and dynamic settings usually look bright and garish in a home environment, causing eye fatigue. The movie settings on most sets are usually under whelming with reduced viewable contrast levels and nearly all sets out of […]

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Lynden, WA-whole house/home theater upgrade

Job Overview: Theater Design Northwest integrated and updated this hi end home theater as well as the entire homes’ AV systems. Improvements included replacing aging and clumsily programmed whole house remotes with 1 touch activity based RF remotes for reliable and intuitive control of the three main AV systems. Upgrading, troubleshooting/configuration for 6 HDTVs with […]

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Our Showroom is now online!!

As of Feb 2010, our phase one “family room” size showroom open by appointment for you to demo our products and technology-just call or email for an appointment. This great demo features our most popular living room surround sound + HD video components, beautiful BDI media furniture and quality Fortress Theater Seating. Also on display is the Zeevee […]

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Bellingham, WA-Home Theater Upgrade

Job Overview: On this project for a repeat client, Theater Design Northwest upgraded/calibrated the HDTV in the family room theater and installed a system using the old HDTV and an existing stereo in the excercise room. We’re seeing a lot more HDTVs with pumpin’ audio (even surround sound) in exercise rooms these days and it’s […]

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