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Agent and Integrator Partnership

As An Integrator... Being an integrator, we have our close-knit circle, which consists of builders, architects, interior designers, and clients. What do all of these trades have in common? Residential work. But, what about the realtors who may get in front of the homebuyers and sellers before we do? Home Technology Increases Home Value A [...]

01/18/2017|Home Integration|

December 2016 Starr of the Month

Paul Hartman - Lead Service Technician Congratulations to Paul who won December's Starr of the Month! Paul is a Lead Service Technician here at Starr Systems, who we are very lucky to have. Rocky, Paul's supervisor, says that Paul is always willing to learn something new. Clients love him and say he's a nice guy, thorough with his work, [...]

01/12/2017|Starr News|

Updated Residential Sound System

Project Description Starr Systems Design was hired to update the AV control and sound system for a home and nearby poolhouse. This client was looking for streaming music that could be zoned for existing indoor and outdoor locations with Savant control of TVs as well as Sonos. FEATURED TECHNOLOGIES Sonos Connect Amp, Play 1 speakers, [...]

01/05/2017|Home Integration, Music Systems|

Creative Kitchen Lighting Adds to Resale Value

"Secrets Inside the Pantry" In an article titled "Secrets Inside the Pantry," Realtor.com highlights some interesting facts about how people cook and eat today and how that shapes the features people want in their home kitchens. Did you know, of all homes listed for sale on Realtor.com, 69% of them put the kitchen as the selling point, [...]

12/27/2016|Lighting and Lighting Control|

November 2016 Starr of the Month

Jack Fitzgerald - Senior Lead Technician   Congratulations to Jack who won November's Starr of the Month! Jack is a Senior Lead Technician here at Starr Systems, who we are very luck to have. I had a chance to steal a few minutes of his time before he jumped out into the field for the day. [...]

12/20/2016|Starr News|

Top Smart Home Products for 2016

Here at Starr Systems, we work with several different products on a daily basis whether we’re in the consultation, design, install/implementation, or service stage, but below are some of our favorite products that we worked with in 2016. Security and Surveillance Starr Systems is a Baltimore leader in smart home security, giving you solutions to [...]

12/07/2016|Home Integration|

Bring Sound to Your Outdoor Parties

Starr Systems Design was hired to handle this client’s sound system, audio, video needs. In-ceiling speakers were added throughout the residence, along with speakers and a weatherproof subwoofer on the outdoor patio. FEATURED TECHNOLOGIES Sonance in-ceiling speakers Episode subwoofer Episode landscape speakers   CUSTOMER WISH LIST In-ceiling speakers placed where they look and sound the best Ability [...]

11/30/2016|Music Systems|

‘Tis the Season: Outdoor Seasonal Lighting

Color Kinetics from Philips provides an easy way to add year-round outdoor architectural LED lighting that can change with the season's colors. ColorBurst Powercore gen2 RGBW is a high-output, exterior-rated LED lighting fixture designed for accent and site lighting. The fixtures deliver full-color and white, tunable light output to provide dynamic uplighting, floorlighting, and other [...]

11/21/2016|Lighting and Lighting Control|

New Speaker Install

Project Description  Starr Systems Design was hired to handle the audio part of this project, as the client needed a sound system to provide background music for a tavern. The tavern has two floors, two bars, a game area, and a private dining area. FEATURED TECHNOLOGIES Sonos PLAY:3 and Sonos PLAY:1 speakers Flexon wall bracket [...]

da Vinci 8.1

Savant Pro 8.1 is now available for download! Look forward to: Multi-zone music distribution: When controlling volume with a ProRemote, the Remote can now control all grouped zones. Soft power button confirmation pop-up for Pro Remote: Now has a prompt to turn off just the A/V or everything in the room. Improved connectivity: With Remote, [...]

10/19/2016|Installation Tips and Techniques|