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Home theatre installation

I'm an electrician for a Custom home building company, and the company wants me to get into home theatre installation, possibly even home automation also. Can anyone point me in the right direction? What kind of education and training do I need and how do I get it? Thank you

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I think it's more attitude and how well we work with clients

The thing about home theater is there are not enough standards or rather too many. Yes I can work most setups with HDMI cables, speaker wire and such but one time you'll have a nice Logitech Harmony Hub to setup and the next a mix of gear.

Where your good nature helps is the client that wants it just so. Also you get better at patch and paint as some HT setups are all about the looks.

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sounds good

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Let me share a way to cheat when looking at gear.

One of the big secrets of picking gear today is to look over the Amazon Best Sellers in a category. There are reasons those get in the top 100 and I've lost count how many times I buy in the top 2 or 5 of a list and it's great.

Google like this: "Amazon Best Sellers Receivers." Change the word to other categories.

For home theater, the receiver and controls are basic staples.

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