Articles écrits par Bruno Cardinal

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À 39 ans, Bruno a déjà consacré plus du quart de sa vie (10 ans) au secteur du conseil professionnel en audio/vidéo. Déjà très compétent en matière d’audio, il est reconnu comme un expert chevronné de la vidéo, maîtrisant tous les aspects du cinéma maison et en mesure de répondre comme nul autre aux questions les plus triviales… comme aux plus pointues.

Ses systèmes personnels comme ses goûts cinématographiques et musicaux reflètent un esprit éclectique et libre qui choisit le meilleur élément de chaque source. Aucune question ne le fera reculer.

CES 2014: Panasonic

par Bruno Cardinal

CES 2014: Panasonic

On October 31 , Panasonic announced the cessation of production of plasma TVs , the exercise was deemed unprofitable in the current market environment ( dominated by sales of LCD TVs ) . The Japanese giant is seen now forced to face a fierce competition on equal terms , without the umbrella of a proprietary […]

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Beolab 14 : The ultimate compact speaker ensemble

par Bruno Cardinal

Beolab 14 : The ultimate compact speaker ensemble

Bang & Olufsen has the reputation of making products with distinctive looks, built around proprietary technologies. Judging by what we see and hear from the new Beolab 14 speaker range, I would say this reputation is well deserved. The Beolab 14 is a compact, self-powered speaker system available in stereo (2.1) or surround (4.1 and […]

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TR: 4K and Ultra HD: same same…but different!

par Bruno Cardinal

TR: 4K and Ultra HD: same same…but different!

4K and Ultra HD are becoming popular buzzwords in the tech culture. But what exactly is do they mean? From a technical standpoint, 4K is synonymous to a digital image with an horizontal pixel count somewhere between 4000 and 5000.  In the cinema industry, 4K has become a popular option for capturing and stocking images. […]

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Audio Output and USB Interface: It’s Simple, But Someone Had to Think of It

par Bruno Cardinal

Audio Output and USB Interface: It’s Simple, But Someone Had to Think of It

Peachtree Audio makes its official debut at Fillion. It’s the current “buzz” on the Web and in audio magazines. Why? Because their products are all equipped with an USB interface. It’s simple, but someone had to think of it. Digital audio files from your computer will sound 10 times better with the digital / analog […]

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Integrating without compromising

par Bruno Cardinal

Integrating without compromising

“Powerful sound” and “discretion” are two concepts that are difficult to compromise with in a residential environment. Indeed, in as much as power is the prerogative of large-sized loudspeaker enclosures, how can we have one without sacrificing the other? We had the opportunity to reflect on this issue as we designed this home theatre room […]

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“Performance and refinement”

par Bruno Cardinal

“Performance and refinement”

A young couple in Blainville, who are both cinema enthusiasts, mandated us to design and build this private home theatre room. Measuring 17′ x 30′ x 8′, this room which is located in the basement, has been specifically fitted out and optimized for large screen projections. The soundproofing of the room is very efficient and […]

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The “Family” Project

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The “Family” Project

The challenge: to convert a narrow, unnecessarily long room with a ceiling full of ventilation ducts into a high calibre home theatre room capable of accomodating 6 people comfortably. The solutions: in order to save space, all the electronic equipment was built into the side wall. A cleverly designed storage cabinet that takes the shape […]

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The “Movie Lovers” Project

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The “Movie Lovers” Project

The challenge: building a home theatre room from scratch for a couple that loves movies. The solutions: in order to maximize the performance of the video projection system and to take advantage of their incredible collection of films, we’ve come up with an exceptionally designed custom room. The multi-aspect ratio projection screen from Stewart Filmscreen […]

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The “Comfort” Project

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The “Comfort” Project

The challenge: to create a basement home theatre room with a large-format screen that’s on the cutting-edge of technology. The solutions: to avoid having noise coming from a large air conditioning unit located close by from being introduced into the home theatre room, we’ve pulled out all the stops; just like in a recording studio, […]

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