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Smart Home Cost Budgeting Tool

Smart home technology is becoming increasingly popular. This tech can include advanced home theaters, automated lighting, motorized shades, security systems, and much more. And all of this is often controlled with an app on your smart phone or tablet. But where do you start? And how much would these kind of features for a [...]

Smart Home Cost Budgeting Tool2021-04-22T09:58:19-04:00

How to Clean a Projector Screen the Right Way

A premium projector screen is the focal point of any home theater. The humongous display dazzles with brilliant colors as it reflects a projector’s light. While a high-end screen can impress for years, just like everything else in life, it’s going to need to be cleaned. Projector screens collect dust and the oils on [...]

How to Clean a Projector Screen the Right Way2021-04-21T17:09:43-04:00

iQuarters’ Safe Work Standards

The world has changed in 2020 due to COVID-19. Staying safe at work and home are now top concerns for everyone. Your home especially should be a place you can feel safe. iQuarters realizes that safety and peace of mind are essential to providing quality service. Because of this, we've implemented a number of [...]

iQuarters’ Safe Work Standards2020-09-10T11:40:12-04:00

Johnstons Toyota | Video Wall & Digital Signage

Johnstons Toyota has dealerships in the New Hampton, New York area. Read on to see our installation of a large video wall and digital signage throughout the dealership. Video Wall You might be wondering what a video wall is. At first glance it may appear to be a large [...]

Johnstons Toyota | Video Wall & Digital Signage2020-09-10T11:40:04-04:00

CRVI | Conference System & Training Rooms

A non-profit provider of human services to people with disabilities, CRVI (Crystal Run Village Inc) is located in Middletown, New York. CRVI  needed a number of new technology solutions for their office, including a video conference system, training rooms with audio/video capabilities, and a surveillance system. Those new solutions also required additional network infrastructure. [...]

CRVI | Conference System & Training Rooms2020-09-10T11:40:56-04:00

Circadian Rhythm Lighting

Do you find it difficult to sleep when it's time for bed? If so, most of America faces the same problem. In fact, according to a Consumer Reports study some 68% of Americans struggle to fall asleep every week. The reasons are varied. But more and more there has been research focused on our [...]

Circadian Rhythm Lighting2020-09-10T11:41:43-04:00

LiteTouch to Vantage Upgrade

If you have LiteTouch then you have no doubt enjoyed it as your lighting controls solution. However, a few years ago the company behind LiteTouch was bought out and now the LiteTouch product line has been discontinued. What does that mean for you? Well, one of the biggest issues is that parts are no [...]

LiteTouch to Vantage Upgrade2020-09-10T11:49:23-04:00

Masterpiece Home Theater Concept

We have a "masterpiece" home theater in the works, using the ultimate in video, audio, and home automation technology! Customers often wonder what goes into large projects like this, so we wanted to highlight the hardware that will be used and our conceptual images before construction begins. Then, once the project is finished, we [...]

Masterpiece Home Theater Concept2020-09-10T11:51:31-04:00

Client Care Plans

We want our clients to enjoy their smart home setup to the full, with as few technical issues as possible. Because of this, we created our Client Care plans. These care plans ensure the optimal performance of your smart home equipment through preventative maintenance, software updates, remote support and more. We highly recommend our Client Care [...]

Client Care Plans2020-09-10T11:52:42-04:00

SurgeX Power & TPD Line Protection

A smart home setup is cutting edge technology, finely tuned and configured to fit your exact needs. It's also a considerable investment. Outside equipment like cameras, satellite dishes, Wi-Fi access points, and incoming cable lines can destroy a whole rack of equipment. That won't happen, though, when our techs install your system. Protecting your [...]

SurgeX Power & TPD Line Protection2020-09-10T11:57:24-04:00

Profile | Luxury Rural Retreat

This luxury rural home has been outfitted to also be a smart home! Here is an overview of what we did: Savant Automation Outdoor pool sound system with burial subwoofer Savant climate control integrated with their Bacnet controlled HVAC Lighting control using Savant Metropolitan Wi-Fi keypads and rockers Custom colored speakers from James Loudspeaker in [...]

Profile | Luxury Rural Retreat2020-09-10T12:03:09-04:00

Profile | Luxury Manhattan Apartment

This luxury Manhattan apartment is also now a luxury smart home. Here is an overview of what we did: Savant Automation Kaleidescape movie server Vantage Smart RF Lighting Top mount sound bars for TVs Audio and Video distribution to 8 zones Climate control through Savant thermosats Custom sized and colored James Loudspeakers Customer has "welcome home" [...]

Profile | Luxury Manhattan Apartment2020-09-10T12:04:26-04:00

Profile | 15,000 Sq ft Castle

We just finished upgrading this beautiful 15,ooo square foot castle into a smart home paradise! Here is an overview of what we did: Savant Automation Audio distribution to 15 zones 4K video distribution to 10 zones Custom sized and color matched interior James Loudspeakers Professional wired and wireless network to cover the whole property Fiber optics [...]

Profile | 15,000 Sq ft Castle2020-09-10T12:05:44-04:00

Profile | Outdoor Entertainment System

You've seen the commercials. The ones where the guy is so excited that he can stream the big game to his smartphone. Maybe you've done that before while grilling out on your patio, or relaxing in the pool. But now there's more to be excited about than the big game on the small screen. This customer [...]

Profile | Outdoor Entertainment System2021-04-09T12:41:24-04:00

James Loudspeaker Review: Audio + Aesthetics

There are literally hundreds of speaker brands available. They appeal to every demographic available, from the mass market to niche pursuits, from barely usable to the refined, and from the ugly to finely polished. How do you choose? Here at iQuarters, we have found that when home consumers want an audio system installed in their house, it's not just [...]

James Loudspeaker Review: Audio + Aesthetics2020-09-10T12:01:12-04:00

Jandy Pool Control with Savant

Controlling Your Jandy Pool with Savant Have you ever wanted to heat the hot tub to just the right temperature BEFORE you returned home?  Or maybe you're taking a trip to the weekend home and want the pool heated upon arrival. iQuarters can make your wish come true.  Recently we connected our customer with their pool and [...]

Jandy Pool Control with Savant2020-09-10T12:09:32-04:00

LiteTouch Lighting to Vantage Upgrade Program

LiteTouch Lighting and Savant Lighting Upgrade With the discontinuation of Savant wired lighting and LiteTouch lighting products, iQuarters is please to present a pain free solution for LiteTouch/Savant lighting to Vantage upgrades.  Here are some highlights: • No drywall repair – We can use the existing LiteTouch/Savant enclosure to install your system, leaving no need for drywall [...]

LiteTouch Lighting to Vantage Upgrade Program2020-09-10T12:10:45-04:00

Profile | Savant Smart Home in Red Hook

Savant Smart Home We are finishing up a fully automated Savant smart home in Red Hook, NY.  This home is controlled using Savant Systems and features: WiFi keypads to control lighting Savant Thermostats for HVAC control Surveillance cameras Distributed audio and video QMotion Advanced Roller Shades Episode Speakers (Distributed, Invisible, Soundbars) Currently available for rent [...]

Profile | Savant Smart Home in Red Hook2020-09-10T12:15:43-04:00

Invisible Speakers Installation

Looking for amazing sound without actually seeing the speakers in your wall or ceiling?  We've recently completed an invisible speakers installation in a customer's living room and the results were amazing.  Not only do they completely disappear, but the sound is outstanding.  It's like you're listening to the instruments live.  Here's the reason, according to [...]

Invisible Speakers Installation2020-09-10T12:12:00-04:00

Home Advisor Pro

iQuarters is now an approved Pro on HomeAdvisor.com! Screened and ApprovedA/V & Computer Contractors in New York

Home Advisor Pro2016-12-15T08:59:08-05:00

Savant – The Ultimate Interface

Ever seen anything like this before on your kitchen table? This was a real note left for a husband before leaving on a trip.  Check out #4... ...“Make TV instructions for girls.” C’mon, just admit it. We have all been there. That one embarrassing moment when your kids are teaching you how to work the [...]

Savant – The Ultimate Interface2016-12-15T08:59:09-05:00

iQuarters Adds KEF to Speaker Line

iQuarters is proud to announce its partnership with KEF as an authorized retailer. Here's a brief background on the Innovators in Sound from their website...   "Innovation is what sets KEF apart. It's why we were founded, and why we've always attracted some of the world's most gifted acoustic engineers. The results are plain to see, in [...]

iQuarters Adds KEF to Speaker Line2016-12-15T08:59:09-05:00

New Operation in the Pacific Northwest

We would like to announce the addition of Matt Benson to the iQuarters team! Matt comes to us with a diverse IT background centered around advance networking skills.  Matt will be managing projects on the west coast, specifically the Pacific North West. Stay tuned for updates regarding our expansion into the San Francisco area. Email: mbenson@iquarters.org Phone #: 360-606-6584 [...]

New Operation in the Pacific Northwest2016-06-09T21:43:18-04:00

LiteTouch to Savant Upgrade Program

There has never been a better time to upgrade LiteTouch Systems to Savant Lighting Control.  Savant Lighting Control is designed to be fully backwards compatible with all existing LiteTouch installations.  Through the end of of 2014 iQuarters is offering 15% off your entire project to help deliver the latest technology into your home without the expense and hassle of [...]

LiteTouch to Savant Upgrade Program2016-12-15T08:59:09-05:00

Savant Lighting Controller Custom RS232 Cable

On our latest job, we are using a Savant SmartMediaPro 6 (SSP-06004) as the main AV matrix switcher and controller for the house.  We are using a SmartLighting 18 (SSL-P018) as the Savant lighting controller.  They are both mounted in an equipment rack.  The way we connected the two is using the RS-232 Integration ports on [...]

Savant Lighting Controller Custom RS232 Cable2016-12-15T08:59:09-05:00