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Salon Topic – The Meze Elite Headphone, Saturday, December 4, from 2 pm to 3 pm.

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Want to take big sound with you wherever you go? Jim Guido wants to show you some of the best headphones in the industry. Meze headphones are industry leading, and Jim wants to show you the technology behind their success! Here at the BTA Design Center and Showroom – 9020 Kimberly Blvd, Boca Raton, FL … Continue reading “Salon Topic – The Meze Elite Headphone, Saturday, December 4, from 2 pm to 3 pm.”

Saturday Showroom Demo, December 4, from 11 am to 5 pm.

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Another great Saturday in the showroom! In our HiFi Room, we have the KEF Blades paired with the JL F112, our Home Office will feature the KEF LS50 Metas, and our Bar will showcase the Vandersteen Quatro CTs! Don’t miss out on all this great HiFi sound! Here at the BTA Design Center and Showroom … Continue reading “Saturday Showroom Demo, December 4, from 11 am to 5 pm.”

Salon Topic – Why are KEF Speakers Special? – Saturday, December 11, from 2 pm to 3 pm.

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Listen to Jim Guido’s expert opinion on why KEF speakers are so special. Learn about the process in which they’re made and what properties on their speakers make them so great. Here at the BTA Design Center and Showroom – 9020 Kimberly Blvd, Boca Raton, FL 33434 Also, experience the Showroom Demos with  a different setup in … Continue reading “Salon Topic – Why are KEF Speakers Special? – Saturday, December 11, from 2 pm to 3 pm.”

Saturday Showroom Demo, December 11, from 11 am to 5 pm.

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The Flagship KEF Muons are still in the HiFi room with the KEF LS50s in the Home Office demo and the Bar demo showing off the Dynaudio Confidence 30s, listen to the greatest sound imaginable! Try out some of our Meze HiFi headphones with the 99 Classic, Neo, and Elite! Here at the BTA Design … Continue reading “Saturday Showroom Demo, December 11, from 11 am to 5 pm.”

Salon Topic – Why Wire? – Saturday, December 18, from 2 pm to 3 pm.

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Does the wire really matter? Yes! Jim Guido explains to you why wire quality and make really matter and how something so small can make all the difference! Here at the BTA Design Center and Showroom – 9020 Kimberly Blvd, Boca Raton, FL 33434 Also, experience the Showroom Demos with  a different setup in each room: HiFi … Continue reading “Salon Topic – Why Wire? – Saturday, December 18, from 2 pm to 3 pm.”

Saturday Show Room Demo, December 18, from 11 am to 5 pm.

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Our HiFi Room will be showing the KEF Muons in all their glory! The home office will have the KEF LS50 Metas, while our Bar will be showcasing the Dynaudio Confidence 30s as well as our Meze 99 Classic, Neo, and Elite Headphones. Here at the BTA Design Center and Showroom – 9020 Kimberly Blvd, … Continue reading “Saturday Show Room Demo, December 18, from 11 am to 5 pm.”

Salon Topic – Room Placement, Saturday, January 8, from 2 pm to 3 pm.

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Learn why Room Placement is an important topic the get the most out of your HiFi System! Jim will explain to you exactly how to work around your room and set up your 2-channel audio system perfectly! Here at the BTA Design Center and Showroom – 9020 Kimberly Blvd, Boca Raton, FL 33434 Also, experience … Continue reading “Salon Topic – Room Placement, Saturday, January 8, from 2 pm to 3 pm.”

Saturday Showroom Demos, January 8, from 11 am to 5 pm.

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In the HiFi room, we have the Vandersteen Quatro CT, the Office is housing the KEF LS 50 Meta, and the Bar has the Dynaudio Confidence 30 – as well as our usual Meze lineup, the 99 Classic, Neo, Liric, and Elites! Here at the BTA Design Center and Showroom – 9020 Kimberly Blvd, Boca … Continue reading “Saturday Showroom Demos, January 8, from 11 am to 5 pm.”

Salon Topic – Dynaudio’s Secret Sauce, Saturday, January 15, from 2 pm to 3 pm.

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Jim Guido will teach you how Dynaudio packs all that gorgeous sound into such a refined package! Come and listen to the Confidence 30’s in our main HiFi room and learn the ins and outs of their speaker lines to fully appreciate not just the look, but the flawless sound they emit as well. Here … Continue reading “Salon Topic – Dynaudio’s Secret Sauce, Saturday, January 15, from 2 pm to 3 pm.”

Saturday Showroom Demos, January 15 from 11 am to 5 pm.

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Look around our showroom and experience Dynaudio’s amazing Confidence lineup with the 20’s and 30’s in the home office demo room and at the Bar setup. We also have the cutting edge KEF Blades in the HiFi room and for Headphones, we have the peerless Meze collection of 99 Neo, Classic, and Elites! Here at … Continue reading “Saturday Showroom Demos, January 15 from 11 am to 5 pm.”

Salon Topic – Vandersteen’s Secret Sauce, Saturday, November 27, from 2 pm to 3 pm.

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Learn why Vandersteen is one of the top speaker companies in the world with Jim Guido! Jim will explain to you exactly how and why Vandersteen is so prominent with plenty of examples! Here at the BTA Design Center and Showroom – 9020 Kimberly Blvd, Boca Raton, FL 33434 Also, experience the Showroom Demos with  a different … Continue reading “Salon Topic – Vandersteen’s Secret Sauce, Saturday, November 27, from 2 pm to 3 pm.”

Saturday Showroom Demos, November 27, from 11 am to 5 pm.

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It’s all Vandersteen! In the HiFi room, we have the Kentos, the Office is housing the Treo CTs, and the Bar has the Quatro CTs – as well as our usual Meze lineup, the 99 Neo, Classic, and Elites! Here at the BTA Design Center and Showroom – 9020 Kimberly Blvd, Boca Raton, FL 33434 … Continue reading “Saturday Showroom Demos, November 27, from 11 am to 5 pm.”

Salon Topic – Room Acoustics 101, Saturday, November 20, from 2 pm to 3 pm.

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Ever wonder how the layout of a room affects the throw of your speakers’ sound or how you hear your shows, movies, and music? Jim Guido explains all of this and more in this Saturday’s Room Acoustics 101! Here at the BTA Design Center and Showroom – 9020 Kimberly Blvd, Boca Raton, FL 33434 Also, … Continue reading “Salon Topic – Room Acoustics 101, Saturday, November 20, from 2 pm to 3 pm.”

Saturday Showroom Demos, November 20, from 11 am to 5 pm.

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Take a look around our showroom to see the flawless Vandersteen Kento speakers located in the HiFi room. The home office demo will be featuring the Vandersteen Treo CTs, our bar system will house the sharp and unique KEF Blades, as well as our headphone lineup of the peerless Meze 99 Classic, Neo, and Elites! … Continue reading “Saturday Showroom Demos, November 20, from 11 am to 5 pm.”

Salon Topic – Dynaudio’s Secret Sauce, Saturday, November 13, from 2 pm to 3 pm.

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Jim Guido will teach you how Dynaudio packs all that gorgeous sound into such a refined package! Come and listen to the Confidence 30’s in our main HiFi room and learn the ins and outs of their speaker lines to fully appreciate not just the look, but the flawless sound they emit as well. Here … Continue reading “Salon Topic – Dynaudio’s Secret Sauce, Saturday, November 13, from 2 pm to 3 pm.”

Saturday Showroom Demos, November 13, from 11 am to 5 pm.

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Look around our showroom and experience Dynaudio’s amazing Confidence lineup with the 20’s and 30’s in the home office demo room and at the Bar setup. We also have the cutting edge KEF Blades in the HiFi room and for Headphones, we have the peerless Meze collection of 99 Neo, Classic, and Elites! Here at … Continue reading “Saturday Showroom Demos, November 13, from 11 am to 5 pm.”

Room Placement – Saturday, November 6, from 11 am to 5 pm.

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Join us on Saturday, Nov 6th, to talk about Room Placement and listen to the Dynaudio Confidence 30s and KEF LS50 Meta speakers, as well as Meze Headphones’ ELITE, 99 CLASSIC and NEO. Here at the BTA Design Center and Showroom – 9020 Kimberly Blvd, Boca Raton, FL 33434 A different setup in each room: … Continue reading “Room Placement – Saturday, November 6, from 11 am to 5 pm.”

UST vs. TV

Posted on Categories blog, home entertainment, home technology, Kaleidescape Strato, Projectors, Uncategorized, UST - Ultra Short Throw Projector

Learn the difference between Ultra-Short Throw Projectors and a TV.   Recently, BTA has been creating more “multipurpose” and effective media rooms. Simply put, it’s a room that can be used all day long without the need to change venues from sunup to sundown. When creating these rooms one of the most important things is … Continue reading “UST vs. TV”

Understanding Today’s Home Technology and Infrastructure Options Webinar Recording

Posted on Categories AIA, Architects, ASID, Boca Tech talks, Builders, CEU Webinar, Climate and Temperature Control, climate control, Designers, Home Audio, Home Automation, home entertainment, home lighting, Home Office, home technology, Home Theater, Network, Outdoor Living, Power Management, Webinar

Introduction: In this CEDIA Webinar, learn all the different types of technology available to you for your home and property. Learn when the best time to contact an electronic system professional is, what exactly they can do for you, how easy they can make your home’s future and current automation, and how simple your life … Continue reading “Understanding Today’s Home Technology and Infrastructure Options Webinar Recording”

What really makes a Home Theater?

Posted on Categories 4k, Barco, home entertainment, home technology, Home Theater, Home Theatre, Kaleidescape Strato, Theaters in the Home

So, you want to build a Home Theater… We get this request every day, “I want to build a complete Home Theater” sounds so simple, doesn’t it? Well, it can be but, without a professional that knows what a Home Theater needs to be a truly immersive experience, to be able to be called a … Continue reading “What really makes a Home Theater?”

Making the Case for Owning a Great Sub-Woofer – Sound: Part 3

Posted on Categories HiFi Audio, Home Audio, home entertainment, JL Audio, Sub-Woofers

Let me start at the end and simply say, you need to have a great sub-woofer in your system.  Not just an average or a good enough sub-woofer. You need a great one. Blog ended, thanks for reading… No, really, a great sub-woofer can change everything about how your system sounds and I’ll tell you … Continue reading “Making the Case for Owning a Great Sub-Woofer – Sound: Part 3”

KEF Speakers – Why BTA added these products into their mix.

Posted on Categories HiFi Audio, Home Audio, home entertainment, KEF Speakers

Speakers are extremely personal, and, highly specific pieces of equipment, just saying that something is a “good speaker”, or a “great speaker” does not make it the right speaker for that specific application. We at BTA have been a company that generally carried only a single line of speakers for a long time.  Don’t get … Continue reading “KEF Speakers – Why BTA added these products into their mix.”

So, does Music Matter…again?

Posted on Categories HiFi Audio, Home Audio, home entertainment

In our everchanging fast-paced world, I am often asked “does music still matter”? Before I would hesitate to answer, but now, I believe I have an answer clearer than I have in many years… Yes, yes it does. In the last few years, music seems to have become more and more convenient while simultaneously becoming … Continue reading “So, does Music Matter…again?”

Is your home’s foundation strong enough?

Posted on Categories Home Automation, home technology, Power Management, rosewater energy

Worried about the power in your home? Watch this new video by our partner, Rosewater, to learn about the three main pillars that your home is built around and the foundation that holds those pillars into place. Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing all held together by Power’s all-inclusive web, that without, the entire home would become … Continue reading “Is your home’s foundation strong enough?”

Trends for Smart Home Technology in 2021

Posted on Categories Home Automation, home entertainment, home lighting, home technology, Theaters in the Home

Home Tech and Trends that, not only us, but our experts predict will be dominating the ever-changing world we are living through today. Hello Tech Enthusiasts! With technology updating and changing basically every week, we thought it would be helpful if we could lead the way into the future as best we could. We put … Continue reading “Trends for Smart Home Technology in 2021”

Real 4K is Finally available for the home.

Posted on Categories 4k, home entertainment, Kaleidescape Strato

If you think streaming 4k is really 4k, you aren’t getting the whole picture. The award-winning Kaleidescape Strato is the world’s first and only 4K Ultra HD high-dynamic-range movie player. Strato plays movies in true 4K Ultra HD at up to 60 frames per second, without startup delays, buffering messages, or quality drops that are … Continue reading “Real 4K is Finally available for the home.”

Koolik Tech Corner – Inspirational Home Offices

Posted on Categories Home Automation, Office Automation

A home office crafted to your specifications with everything you’re going to need to keep your life running from home. Stay inspired to continue your busy life even from home. COVID-19 may be distancing us from each other and keeping us from our workplaces but, with your home office, you can stay connected, informed, and … Continue reading “Koolik Tech Corner – Inspirational Home Offices”

CE Pro’s top 100!

Posted on Categories Awards and Certifications, CEPro, Home Automation

That’s right! BTA has done it again! CE Pro’s top 100! This is a list of custom installation companies nationwide ranked by highest revenue. Factors like City/State, number of full-time employees, and more are all taken into account before only 100 are left to come up with this list. In 2008 BTA was honored with … Continue reading “CE Pro’s top 100!”

CE PRO – Florida Integrator Helps Turn Outdoor Eyesore into an AV-Filled Oasis

Posted on Categories home technology, Outdoor Living, Pergolas

Our purpose is to build areas that you, your family, and friends can enjoy daily and peacefully. We don’t set out with the goal of being awarded… but it does feel nice. Having our work noticed is good enough for us. Thanks, CEPro. Florida Integrator Helps Turn Outdoor Eyesore into an AV-Filled Oasis See the … Continue reading “CE PRO – Florida Integrator Helps Turn Outdoor Eyesore into an AV-Filled Oasis”

Webinar – Go Behind the Scenes at Boca Theater

Posted on Categories Office Automation, Webinar

Register here: https: bocatheater.com/webinar Join us for our one of a kind Webinar where our founder, Jeff Galea, will be going behind the scenes giving away all of BTA’s secrets to running efficiently remotely. Learn how to work from home and connect from a distance with us! #stayhomesavelives Learn more about what we’re doing regarding COVID19. https://bocatech.com/covid-19-update-2/

Precautions BTA is taking regarding the pandemic Coronavirus – COVID19

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Precautions BTA is taking regarding the pandemic Coronavirus – COVID19 Dear Clients, Colleagues, and Friends – Here at BTA we have updated our policies to do our part to slow down the spread of COVID19.  We are fortunate to have had an ongoing dialog with Dr. Jerome Galea, Ph.D. in population health, with over 25 … Continue reading “Precautions BTA is taking regarding the pandemic Coronavirus – COVID19”

The House of the year

Posted on Categories Home Automation, home entertainment, home lighting, home technology, Uncategorized

Although BTA did not fly out to Hawaii to help create this masterpiece, their process and the trust in their architect is what BTA hopes to achieve with its clients. No matter what you build or who you build it with, design is extremely important. Working with someone you trust is extremely important, especially when … Continue reading “The House of the year”

How can I make my home office more comfortable?

Posted on Categories Office Automation

1. Invest in an ultra-comfy chair. Be sure to buy an ergonomic desk chair. … 2. Maximize whatever lighting you have. … 3. Keep the room tidy. … 4. Organize your documents. … 5. Always keep the room single-purpose. … 6. Make sure the room’s temperature fits you. 7. Tie up all the wiring. … … Continue reading “How can I make my home office more comfortable?”

BTA Home Technology Expo 2019

Posted on Categories home technology

Experience the very latest innovations in home technology: audio, video, lighting, networking, surveillance, clean energy, and outdoor living. Learn more about new products, breakthrough innovations, world-class solutions for audio, video, lighting, networking, surveillance, clean energy, and outdoor living in one of the most incredible A/V showrooms in the USA. Click here to RSVP and book … Continue reading “BTA Home Technology Expo 2019”

Did you know that BTA is a Kaleidescape Prestige Dealer?

Posted on Categories Kaleidescape Strato

Kaleidescape has Over ten thousand feature films, TV seasons, concerts, and documentaries, from all the major motion picture studios and the most creative independents. Entertain yourself, your family, and your friends with our full range of audio and visual integrations. Contact us today and learn more about how to get the most out of your … Continue reading “Did you know that BTA is a Kaleidescape Prestige Dealer?”

BTA’s donation helped Best Foot Forward Foundation exceed their auction goal during the 2019 BFF Bash.

Posted on Categories Jeff Galea, Social Responsibility

This is something special, and you should know it! We’re very happy for knowing that our donation could make such good impact in the lives of many foster children. They’ve raised more than $475k, far exceeding their goal in the auction during the 2019 BFF Bash. Thanks for the opportunity Debbie Ellman and Donna Biase … Continue reading “BTA’s donation helped Best Foot Forward Foundation exceed their auction goal during the 2019 BFF Bash.”