Most movie soundtracks and music are recorded utilizing standardized audio components, so it only makes sense to play them back on equipment with the same pedigree. In fact, when you listen to soundtracks or music on a system designed by The Screening Room, chances are you'll hear what the sound mixing engineer heard on the final mastering stage, and fidelity doesn't get any truer than that!
More specifically, Harman Industries, (the parent company of JBL, Revel, Mark Levinson, Lexicon, AKG, Soundcraft and others) has the best R&D facilities in the world for studying acoustics and how various speaker designs interact in "real" spaces. It's for this reason that they manufacture some of the most accurate speakers available, why mastering studios utilize their equipment and why The Screening Room offers their products to audio enthusiasts who want to recreate an authentic studio experience in their homes.
JBL Synthesis is a line of speakers and electronics originally designed for professionals in music and movie industries wanting a "Pro Grade" experience in their own homes. The list of filmmakers and celebrities that personally own JBL Synthesis systems is a long one, and includes many names instantly recognizable to even the most casual movie and music aficionados. In fact, over 80% of Blu-ray / DVD / UHD Blu-ray soundtracks - and many music recordings - have their final mastering done on a JBL Synthesis sound system. Synthesis is sold as complete systems, so that JBL can be sure that any Synthesis system is fully calibrated and sounds great. JBL personnel design the systems with knowledge of how the components will work together, and they choose the right components for each installation. In fact, JBL Synthesis systems are certified to actually exceed SMPTE and THX specs. Click here for more details on the truly world class experience offered by JBL Synthesis - the choice of industry pros and artists worldwide.
Just about every speaker manufacturer claims to make the best sounding speakers on the market, yet how many actually can back up that claim with solid, empirical research? Revel is unique in that it's the only speaker brand scientifically demonstrated to sound better than competing speaker models during rigorous, scientifically controlled, double-blind listening tests. In fact, it's a Revel policy not to release a speaker until it can be demonstrated to be audibly superior to competing speakers at many times its price point. As a result, Revel is recognized as one of the very best loudspeaker brands on the market, garnering acclaim from mastering studio engineers, product reviewers and audiophiles around the world. Much more about the Revel brand of speakers - and how the competitive listening tests are conducted can be found here.
A SOUND THAT SPEAKS FOR ITSELF – true world class, reference electronics grounded in science. As any true audiophile will attest, the Mark Levinson name is synonymous with audio purity. Perfection isn’t the goal but the starting point. Mark Levinson engineers spare no expense sourcing the best materials from around the world, and only release new products when they exceed all expectations.
Proven in the Studio. Perfected for the Home. Whatever music you love, chances are it was recorded with Lexicon equipment. For over 40 years, the pros have relied on Lexicon in the studio. Today, Lexicon's GRAMMY® award-winning technology is available for your home.
"Crafted in Canada," Paradigm makes a wide variety of excellent products including loudspeakers, sound bars and outdoor speakers. Sharing much of the original science and engineering pedigree with JBL and Revel - research that started at the Canadian National Research Council under the guidance of Dr. Floyd Toole - Paradigm is a perfect compliment to our main speaker lines.
Under the same corporate umbrella as Paradigm, Anthem is a high-end receiver and separates line known for properly delivering rated amplifier output and their excellent room acoustics correction algorithm, ARC. For more than two decades, Anthem has manufactured award-winning high-end audio/video equipment for music, home theater and distributed audio. Our "go to" line for surround receivers and processors, Anthem products continue to receive industry awards and acclaim in the finest magazines.
Without a doubt, the industry leader in simple, easy to use multi-room wireless audio systems.
Marantz offers top-of-the-line home theater receivers, amplifiers, and surround sound decoders.
Sister company to Marantz, Denon receivers and separates offer excellent "bang for the buck" performance and feature sets.
When you look in the rack of a film or music industry executive's high-performance theater at home, you'll often see an ATI amp providing the raw power to drive it. ATI makes heavy-duty amplifiers with proven circuitry, meticulous assembly and rigorous testing designed to deliver state-of-the-art audio for years, all designed in house by ATI and built in their own US factory. It’s a simple story, American amplifiers built by American people. In fact, ATI is actually one of the top OEM manufacturers of amplifiers in the world, supplying parts and completed products a huge portion of the A/V industry.
Often implemented in professional movie theaters, Trinnov manufactures surround processors and room correction products that are truly state-of-the-art. Trinnov processors can support up to 32 channels of Dolby Atmos / Auro / DTS-X decoding (vs. the typical 7 to 11 channels found in standard consumer processors). What's more, their unique approach to room correction is capable of creating "phantom" speaker channels in imperfect rooms.