Multi Room Audio
What is Multi-Room Audio?
Enjoy music from numerous audio sources—such as Satellite boxes, CD players, iPod® and more recently, Internet Streaming in any area of your home, inside or out, all at the same time. The simplicity of a centralised hi-fi system that breathes music into every room in the house.
Dad can relax with jazz on the patio. Mum can work out to to oldies in the bedroom. The kids can play games while listening to their iPod in the family room.
Typically, all of the equipment is neatly concealed in one location, out of sight. All wiring is hidden within the walls. What you see are elegant keypads and speakers, intelligently designed to blend with the décor.
You can even extend your music outdoors with weatherproof speakers. At the push of a button, you’re listening to your choice of music. Wherever. Whenever. Welcome to the uncomplicated world of Multi-room audio.
The Smarter Choice
There are currently a wide range of systems available on the market varying in cost from a few hundred pounds to many £’000’s. Choosing between them can be a real headache for most people – often purchasing purely on price rather than function. This can be quite a costly mistake, sometimes only realized when they want to upgrade and find they can’t.
Ashway have been specifying and installing whole-house audio solutions for well over 10 years and are well experienced to recommend the best solution to meet for our client’s needs both for today and for tomorrow.
We can design, wire and install your system from scratch offering a complete end-to-end service with built in piece of mind. Where possible, all cabling is installed by our very own fully trained engineers, ensuring the correct installation methods are carried out to the highest of standards.
Solutions to suit all budgets
Details of just some of the dedicated multi-room systems we frequently recommend:-
Control4 manufactures a complete line of affordable wired and wireless home automation products, making safety, convenience, comfort and economy available to virtually any homeowner.
Their award-winning multi-room audio systems provide high-quality sound from a multitude of discrete sources. Regardless of the size of your home or project, be it a single room or a 32 zone mansion, you’ll enjoy a powerful, multi-room music solution that’s fully integrated into your home Control4 system. This makes Control4 the ideal solution for clients who want control of Audio & Video devices from a single unit. (e.g. Watching SkyHD in multiple rooms with sound coming out of the home audio in-ceiling speakers)
Furthermore, Napster subscribers can access their internet streaming music directly from any Control4 touch screen, TV or your smart-phone or tablet. Simply choose Napster from the Listen menu, login and listen to millions of full-length tracks as often as you like, anywhere in your home or office.
No matter your style or musical taste, NuVo has the perfect audio system to match.
Through meticulous attention to design, their audio engineers have created life-oriented sound systems to deliver your music to you with the exceptional sound clarity of a live listening experience.
Precision is only part of a NuVo system. The rest is unleashing your music wherever you want, whenever you want.
Our professionally installed systems deliver hundreds of thousands of Internet Radio Stations, content from your iPod, music stored on your computer and more – and come in several designs to meet the specific needs of your home as well as your listening preferences, with different variations of room coverage and power. This magic happens out of sight too, with equipment concealed out-of-view and wiring hidden in the walls. All you see are elegant, wall-mounted and hand-held controls. All you hear is bliss.
Sonos is the first budget wireless, multi-room digital music system that lets you play all your digital music, all over your house, and control it all from the palm of your hand.
The system allows for streaming of music from internet sources, in multiple rooms within range, via wi-fi (802.11). Expansion can be achieved through the addition of the wireless bridge, which allows for greater range. Control of the system is available by apps for Android and iOS platforms, and Kindle Fire.
This product is an excellent “Audio Only” solution, with loads of expandability options.
A typical Ashway installation comprises of hard wiring the system to discretely installed ceiling speakers – offering the best in both aesthetics & performance.
Image Audio design and build sonically superior discreet on-wall picture loudspeakers.
Their speakers are aimed at the audio enthusiast who demands hi levels of sonic performance from an unobtrusive sound source.
Speakers are based on professional studio monitor designs, using some of the best drive units and crossover components available.
Each model can be fitted with our acoustically transparent image frame, giving the appearance of a high quality canvas print. A gallery of images are available as well as the option to order your own customised artwork and photography.
Inventing the in-wall speaker was where Sonance started….. and they’ve never stopped breaking the barriers!
From home cinema’s to in-ceiling speakers, Sonance create precision audio products that fulfil all your acoustic needs to bring the right kind of sound to every part of your life.
Sonance Visual Performance Series speakers combine elegant, modern style with outstanding audio performance. New micro-trim grilles have only 0.20” of trim, giving these speakers a clean, sleek appearance that seamlessly integrates into any designed space. The grilles attach via powerful magnets, for simple, quick installation. A one-step paint process saves time compared to traditional flanged speakers.
Visual Performance Medium speakers are available in three shapes (rectangular, square and round), and in three different audio performance levels, so the designer and installer can select the shape that best suits the architectural space while providing the level of sound quality desired by the client.