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  1. The Ultimate Man Cave: Part 3

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    The perfect lighting is key in the construction of the personal refuge fit to be called The Ultimate Man Cave. Basements can be dark and gloomy, and while actual caves usually share these same traits, these are elements you do not want in your man cave. Without the right lighting system, chances are you won’t get the most out of the space you’ve invested in.

     

    Here are a few lighting essentials you’ll want your perfect entertainment space to have:

    • – Lighting control systems – Working from the back end, a lighting control system allows hosts to dim fixtures to produce comfortable lighting scenes. This is where Modern Systems comes in. Through Control4, we can give you the ability to control all of your lighting with one single action. About to watch a movie? With just the tap of a button, your lights dim to your specified amount.
    • -Layered lighting – Incorporating a variety of illumination sources like step, wall and recessed lighting, will improve both the safety and aesthetics in your room. The beauty of today’s lighting options is that multiple fixture styles are available to suit a variety of preferences.

     

    Another important factor to consider when constructing your man cave is temperature control. It needs to be comfortable without breaking the bank. We have several products that allow you to control your thermostat from anywhere using your smartphone, tablet or computer. You can use less energy when you are not using the space by turning the temperature up a few degrees in warm weather and down in cold weather. Shortly before you would like to spend some time in your Man Cave, simply set the thermostat back to your desired temperature. You can even set actions in which the thermostat will adjust itself according to the setting you have specified.

     

    Imagine sitting back in your chair, letting the stresses of the day fade away as you enjoy your favorite movie on your flat panel TV with your surround sound system. The picture and sound are perfect, but you begin to grow a little uncomfortable. You realize your forgot to dim the lights and it is beginning to get a bit chilly in the room. Instead of peeling yourself out of your chair and tampering with the lights and thermostat, imagine just picking up your remote and with the tap of a button, your lights are dim and your HVAC has been turned to your preferred temperature. This doesn’t have to be a fantasy. Through the use of Control4 products you can automate your man cave so that it functions for you! Call today for more information.

     
     

     

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  2. The Ultimate Man Cave: Part 2

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    You have your location chosen, you’ve decided on your desired television display, now what? The next step in creating The Ultimate Man Cave is ensuring you have the perfect sound for your space.

     

    Sound systems are not “one size fits all.” You need a system set up that gives you the best sound for your particular space. That’s where Modern Systems comes in. Not only can we provide you with the perfect sound system, we can set it up in a way that utilizes the room’s full sound potential.

     

    If you have a larger space, surround sound may be your best option. With a 7.1 system, you will feel like the movies are coming alive around you. You can experience movies the way directors intended, listen to music as if you were in the venue and become emerged in games as if they were actually going on around you.
    In-wall and in-ceiling speakers keeps them out of view and allow surround sound in spaces that typically would not have much room allowance for multiple speakers.

     

     

    If your space is not very large and surround sound is not the best option, sound bars may be the best fit. A sound bar is a set of speakers that is mounted right below your flat screen that works best in small to medium sized rooms. With designs to work with all sizes, they provide much better sound than the tiny speakers built into your flat panel. Because flat panels are designed to be thin and sleek, there is not much room for decent speakers. Sure, it may look great, but with sub-par sound you cheat yourself and your guests out of what could be a wonderful cinematic experience. In order to have the Ultimate Man Cave, great sound becomes a vital necessity.

     

    Tune in for our next post where we will cover another important aspect of The Ultimate Man Cave, temperature and lighting control.
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  3. The Ultimate For Any Man Cave

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    The entertainment system is the foundation of any good Man Cave. Whether you’re the ultimate sports fan or a news junkie selecting the proper electronics for your own cave can be tedious, so, identifying the right gear is a critical task. We can help!

     

    When it comes to the television, bigger is better, and if you want to avoid ridicule from friends and family, it must also be a flat screen, mounted on a wall, with an easy to use interface.

     

    If you want to take your entertainment to the next level, check out the TV Wall from Modern Systems. Whether rooting for the Bulls or a Bullish market never miss a second of the action with full control of 3, 5 or 7 video screens simultaneously on a touch screen interface. You’ll never again have to limit yourself to picking and choosing between which shows to watch.

     

    Here’s how it works. Press one button to instantly turn onall the TV’s to your favorite channels. When your main program (on the centerTV) goes to commercial, or when you want to hear what is going on any of the other TV’s, use the touchscreen remote to “swap” any TV with the center TV. When done, press one button to turn all the TV’s off. It’s that easy. Call us today to learn more.

     
     

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