Smart Home

Audio Visual Projects – 7 Stages During Construction

There are 7 stages of a typical home audio visual project. Working with your builder we can take you through every stage of the project.

1. Develop scopes of work

A detailed scope of work is the foundation of every project, taking into account your budget and aesthetic preferences, functionality, energy efficiency and future technological needs.

2. Design and documentation

After liaising with the architect and interior designer, we produce detailed specifications for all electrical and electronic works.

We provide a set of documents that includes:

  • An electrical specification document
  • Electronic systems layouts including audio visual,

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Troubleshooting my universal remote control

One of the most important pieces of equipment you will have as a Cloud 9 customer is a universal remote control. These controllers act as your guide for navigating through the complexities of the AV work and simplify the use of your equipment.

There are a few things you should check if you have issues with the remote.

TOP 5 Remote Issues:
1. No response from remote

  • Is the remote responding when you press a button? If not and it looks like it has locked up,

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Cloud 9 Audio Visual TechTalk

We have started a new section for the website called TechTalk. We will be sharing information with customers and our partners. You can either search from the home page or go directly to the TechTalk page for the most recent articles and posts.

Under the Pro Tips Category, you will find our most common questions and it is a great place to start if you have an issue or question about your systems. We find that over 90% of issues are related to our trusted Bell or Rogers services.

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Do you want to access US Netflix from Canada?

Here is a quick breakdown of US content access since we are having clients asking.

There are obvious benefits to having access to US content. Sites like NBC, ABC, etc have streaming content. Services like Netflix have a lot more content available, and many services like Rhapsody and Pandora are not available at all.

There are 2 reliable ways to access US content.

VPN or tunneling service

  • All traffic is encrypted and disguised as coming from a US address.

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