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Football Season: Time to Upgrade?

Football season is upon us. Many choose this time to look into upgrading their audio/video setup. Whether that be upgrading the TV, looking for a new speaker system, or placing a TV outdoors. E-Style is here to help you make educated decisions.

Audio+Visual

TVs

Not all 4K TVs are created equal. There are some brands to avoid. There is also deciding which kind of smart TV is best for streaming the right apps. What is the difference between LED /OLED/QLED? walking into a Box store can be overwhelming. Reach out to E-Style and we can help you make an educated decision. We take many different things into account in your situation that helps you choose what is right for you.

Outdoor TVs are wonderful and can allow you to enjoy your entertainment on a wonderful day. An outdoor TV is very different from a normal TV. There are many things to know. Which models type and brands meets your budget and needs. We do not recommend putting a normal indoor rated TV outside. It will not last long due to mother nature. Outdoor TVs are specifically designed to keep moisture out of the delicate electronic parts.

Audio

Is it time to upgrade your audio? Many of the new slim form factor TVs are dismal at providing adequate sound. The manufactures cannot fit quality speakers in them due to the new form factors. All of them are also now located at the back of the unit. So if you use the TV on a stand instead of mounting on the wall; its even worse. There are many different speaker styles that E-Style offers customer in order to get a better sound. It can be a full surround system, a speaker bar and sub kit, or wireless speaker systems. It really comes down to ones budget and the experience they want to have come game day.

Ask E-Style today how we can hep make your game day experience more enjoyable.

4K, Is it time to switch?

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The TV has evolved rapidly over the past 10 years.  With different technologies being introduced year after year.  With so much change, we as consumers have started to question; is it worth it?  3D TV came and went quickly.  When first introduced, we all went to the movie theater to go see the new hit movie in 3D.  I do not know about you, but I have not seen a 3D movie in years.  It was kind of gimicky to me.  A way to get more money out of the consumer and create an unwanted need for change. 

That is not the case for 4K.  You may see a lot of budget friendly 4K TVs when you stroll though your favorite department store. However, buyer beware.   Just like HD 1080p TVs, 4K has their flavors.  Then comes, what can I watch in 4K.  There is some content out there currently to support 4K video.  Netflix® has an assortment of 4K shows and movies available.  Apple® also offers various shows and movies for streaming as well.  The picture is incredible when you see the difference.  The gotcha is the other pieces of equipment in your setup.  To really get 4K today, a complete overhaul of equipment is needed.  From the receiver all the way down to the HDMI cables.  This is where it gets costly and confusing.  So is 4K worth it? It depends on your wallet.  4K is here to stay and is bound to grow at a rapid rate.  If you are interested in making the switch, let us know how we can help.  Have a great day!