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We now offer CCGen2 automation systems by URC

Theater Design Northwest has been approved as a dealer for URC CCGen2 automation install and programming which really broadens capabilities for simple and smart control. CC Gen2 is cutting edge and now AV systems, lighting, window treatments and climate can all be controlled seamlessly and easily using your favorite iOS or Android device. Cost of […]

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Bellevue Home Theater Remodel

Project Overview The owners of a great home in Bellevue near Newcastle contacted Theater Design Northwest for a remodel and technology update of their existing home theater. The old setup had seen better days, with an old 480i CRT projector, outdated Pro Logic surround and less than optimal room layout. They wanted modern and contemporary. […]

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Can You Say Laser Projector?

The soon to release REDray Laser Projector from Red Digital should be a real game changer in home cinema world. This amazing passive 3D projector with native 4K resolution also is an amazing value with an expected $10K pricetag, which includes their REDray 4K video player. Some of the advantages: Try 25,000 rated hours of life […]

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LCD/LED TV Setup TipsISF Certified, Seattle, Pacific NW

Setup Tips- 120Hz, 240Hz motion capability is not always an enhancement. The fast motion enhancement that your big box TV salesman keeps telling you about is not quite the advantage it’s made out to be. Latest generation LED/LCD models use a technique called frame interpolation in the main processor to generate “in between” video frames that are not actually […]

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Bellingham 7.1 Home Theater in a Living Room

Project Overview This great project was for a neighbor that had been considering adding surround for some time, she is totally happy with the video quality on her Samsung 55″ LED but the audio quality left something to be desired. The client was looking for a more immersive movie watching experience and also to solve […]

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Spectracal Video Calibration Pro Course

Yesterday David from Theater Design Northwest attended the Spectracal Pro Calibration Boot Camp in Seattle. The course for professional calibrators covers everything from video basics to advanced calibration of display technologies including LCD, Plasma, DLP Projector, video processors by Lumagen (Radiance series) and Anchor Bay DVDO (Duo), and video equalizers from AV Foundry (VEQ-Pro) using […]

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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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