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The Truth Behind Internet Speed Tests

The Truth Behind Internet Speed Tests     It wasn’t that long ago when we were expected to wait on a website to load. A dial up connection would take forever and a webpage would slowly appear inch by inch. Flash forward twenty years and it is a whole new story. We are connected and…

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Elan Launches New Intelligent Touch Panels

Elan Launches New Intelligent Touch Panels   Earlier this year, Nortek hosted live demonstrations of two new Elan Intelligent Touch Panels at ISE 2019. No, these aren’t just regular touch panels, Elan has incorporated these bad boys with face recognition and voice control over your home systems like lighting, audio, climate, security, and more. This…

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AIC Goes to Cancun

AIC Goes to Cancun | Top Selling Dealer for ELAN Home Systems     Thank you Nortek and ELAN for hosting one heck of a trip. We had the pleasure of attending the annual ELAN Club trip at the Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort in Cancun, Mexico last month. We were one among the 16 Top…

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A New Accessory To Mount Your SONOS Amp

A New Accessory To Mount Your SONOS Amp     Flexson has released a series of three new wall accessories to support your Sonos Amp:  The SA-WM Wall Mount, SA-X4DK Dock, and SA-X4 WM Wall Mount. These range of mounts give us integrators, a variety of locations we can place the Sonos Amp. We’ve installed…

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Why Enterprise Systems?

Why Enterprise Systems?   In the past year, I have noticed a dramatic increase in the number of connected devices in the home. By connected, I mean devices that run solely on your network connection. The most prevalent being smart TVs. Often times, we’ll install a few throughout the entire home. A study has shown…

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What is Dolby Atmos?

What exactly is Dolby Atmos? What does it do for your entertainment experience?   You’re new tv, speaker or soundbar has Dolby Atmos capability, but what does that mean? You know it has to do with sound, but what does it do for your overall entertainment experience? If you aren’t an audiophile, this may not…

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Outdoor Entertainment

Preparing Your Outdoor Entertainment Space   I simply love the Lowcountry and the weather it brings in this time of the year. Spring is already here and Summer is right around the corner. With that in mind, I know many of you love hosting family and friendly get-togethers outdoors and in the comfort of your…

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Soundbar 101

Soundbar 101 Here is a helpful guide for all you need to know about soundbars. Maybe you want to have an elevated sound experience but aren’t ready to commit to a full surround sound system. Low and behold, the soundbar. We’ll break down the basics for you and from there, you can decide what type…

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New SONOS Outdoor Speakers

Sonos Introduces First Ever Outdoor Speakers     This is the partnership we’ve all been waiting for. Sonos has paired up with Sonance to introduce their first-ever outdoor speakers, along with in-wall and in-ceiling speakers in the same line. Bringing your audio outdoors isn’t a new concept, which is why this has been an anticipated…

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Should You Put Grilles On Your Speakers?

Should You Put Grilles On Your Speakers? People have speculated whether to put grilles on their speakers at home. There are a few factors that you should think about when deciding to put grilles on. Some even wonder if putting grilles on affects the overall sound quality. There is necessarily a concrete answer due to…

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Tips for Better Sound Quality

Tips for Better Sound Quality   So you’ve just spent a chunk or two to create a sick audio system in your home, but it doesn’t seem up to par with the quality you had in mind. There are many factors and reasons why your top quality equipment isn’t producing the best sound effects. You…

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Nexus21’s Latest Products In Motorized Solutions

Nexus21’s Latest Products in Motorized Solutions   At AIC, we are excited to show you the latest products that arrive from companies we are proud partners with. We having been using Nexus21 TV Lifts for years and they have surely met up to par with our superior quality standards. We’re already freshly into the new…