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This beautiful Tuscan style home is located in the rolling hills of Arroyo Grande, California. Designed with Home Automation in mind, it was showcased as the flagship home on Arroyo Grande’s “Parade of Homes” in 2006.

The components are neatly concealed but easily accessed in a rack by the Theater and Kitchen. Eight zones of audio throughout the home fill the rooms and patio with ambient music. Each can access Digital Music stored on the Media Controller’s hard drive, radio, CD’s and Digital Cable music through each touch-screen.

The Master Bathroom’s walls were covered with large mirrors, accent lighting and medicine cabinets. To install a TV in a location that would allow for full viewing, we designed a backsplash of Media Décor’s panel mirroring around the tub. The LCD screen fits directly behind the mirrored panels. Unlike 2 way mirrors, the Media-Mirror features "Beam-Splitter" technology. Instead of a half-silvered coating, it has a high efficiency dielectric coating designed to transmit the TV picture at maximum brightness and reflect like a mirror when the TV is off.

The Theater is a dual use room off the main Living / Dining Room. Because of the size, in-wall speakers were selected and air brushed with perfect color matching to provide the impressive audio. Even the subwoofers were designed specifically for the in-wall installation. Pressing one button turns the projector on, brings the screen down, dims the lights, activates the on-screen menu and selects the correct audio.

The GE Security system monitors the home with motion detectors and contacts, while the camera system records any motion on the perimeter of the home. A battery backup system provides emergency power to all the necessary components. All cameras can be viewed over the Internet while the homeowner is away for piece of mind.

Components

  • Control4 Media Controller
  • Control4 16x 100 Watt Amplifier
  • Control4 4” Touchscreen x 4
  • Control4 Lighting System
  • Panamax Power
  • Panamax UPS Battery Backup
  • Ge Security System
  • Dirt Devil Platinum Central Vac System
  • Atlantic Technology Speakers
  • Atlantic Technology for Rear Speakers
  • Atlantic Technology ITWS in Wall Subwoofers
  • Atlantic Technology SA-700 Subwoofer Amplifier
  • Proficient Audio C645 Speakers throughout house
  • Da-Lite screen
  • Optoma Projector
  • Sherwood Newcastle R970 Receiver / Amplifier
  • Sony 400 Disc DVD Changer
  • Key Digital Component Matrix Switch
  • Camera DVR
  • Panasonic Plasma screen
  • Sharp LCD screen
  • ICE Cable CAT5, RG6, 22/2, RG59

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1241 Johnson Avenue #209
San Luis Obispo, California 93401
P: 805.474.4520   F: 805.980.3311