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Ltd. today announced official dates and times for its annual THX
Certified Home Theater education classes for installers, retailers
and enthusiasts at CES
2013. THX will offer its training
courses on January 11-13, 2013, directly following the show at the
Las Vegas Convention Center, and Circus Circus Hotel and Casino. In this
year’s sessions, THX will combine its superior hands-on workshops with
the latest technology trends in the home theater industry to deliver
up-to-date techniques and advanced education. Registration for Home
Theater Level 1 includes a free pass to the CES convention floor. Those
signing up for both Levels 1 and 2 are eligible for a $100 discount.
As audio and video home theater technologies continue to evolve, THX
consistently updates its Certified Professional Training courses. At
CES 2013, trainings will cover everything from hidden speaker
installation to room EQ. The courses will keep experienced
installers up-to-date on the latest technologies, and get newcomers
up-to-speed on the home theater and HDTV worlds. THX Senior Fellow
John Dahl will host THX Certified Home Theater trainings Levels 1
THX Home Theater Level 1: This course covers home theater
equipment selection, basic system set up, and system calibration.
Topics include “The Value of Understanding Acoustics,”
“Introduction to Home Theater Design,” “The Audio System,” “The
Video System,” “System Set Up,” “Market Research,” “Web Sites,”
and more. New to this year’s course is discussion on multi-channel
movie formats for the home, designing for the latest video
technologies and enhanced audio calibration techniques. Attendees
will obtain the competitive knowledge and hands on practice
necessary to create a premium THX home theater experience
including equipment selection, room setup, calibration and
THX Home Theater Level 2: This two-day course builds on the
basics learned in Home Theater 1, and provides in-depth training
on room acoustics, design, wall treatments, isolation, and AV
hardware selection and placement. This comprehensive program
includes extensive hands-on training, including detailed system
set-up, speaker positioning and audio calibration. After this
training, students will leave with an understanding of how to
avoid costly pitfalls while delivering an exceptional install for
Home Theater 1: January 11, 2013; 9 AM – 6 PM (Cost: $500)
Home Theater 2: January 12-13 (two days), 2013; 9 AM – 6 PM (Cost:
Home Theater 1:
Las Vegas Convention Center
Home Theater 2:
Circus Circus Hotel and Casino
2880 Las Vegas Blvd S.
Las Vegas, NV
THX training gives attendees the knowledge and skills to drive new
business. For 30 years, THX has been the leader in bringing the
ultimate entertainment experience to the consumer, from the big
screen to the home. In addition to the certification of cinemas and
professional mixing studios, THX works with major electronics
manufacturers to bring consumers the finest in home theater
From the big screen to your screen, THX ignites your passion for
exciting entertainment experiences. Founded by George Lucas and
recognized by audiences around the globe, THX is synonymous with the
design and certification of world-class cinemas, premium audio systems,
3D HDTVs and blockbuster movies. Products featuring THX technologies
defy convention and define quality in their class, whether in the
cinema, in the home or on the road.
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