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Tips to Beat the Heat

A vicious heat wave is about to hit Chicagoland—and much of the country. Even if your air conditioner is up to snuff, it may still have trouble keeping your house cool, because there’s only so much of a temperature differential it can overcome. Add in the likelihood of brownouts or blackouts from an increase in overall strain on…

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The Abt Days Sale is Here

The Abt Days Sale is here, and it’s bringing you a slew of summer savings on products for your home, backyard, and more. Start your back to school shopping by getting gadgets for class or products for a dream dorm. Or finally finish creating the backyard oasis you’ve always wanted. From kitchen appliances to patio furniture, you’ll find…

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Events News

Pink Heals Firetruck Visits Abt

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For the last few weeks, our mobile audio installation team has been working on a special vehicle, unique even compared to the typically eclectic parade of cars and trucks that passes through our shop. Her name is Diane, and she’s part of the Pink Heals fleet of firetrucks. She came to us for a sound system rewire, and…

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The Windy City Smokeout Is Back

No summer party is complete without good food, hot music, and cold beer. The Windy City Smokeout combines all three into one epic celebration, and it’s returning to Chicago this weekend. Twenty of the country’s best BBQ pitmasters and over two dozen country music artists will come together for three full days of food and fun. We’re happy…

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Audio Events

July Events with Bose, Dyson and Martin Logan

This month, we’ll be hosting a trio of exciting events, featuring demonstrations of new and unique products from Bose, Dyson, and MartinLogan. Here’s all the info you’ll need on our July events: MartinLogan Neolith Experience — July 10 Among other audio innovations, MartinLogan is perhaps best known for their electrostatic speaker lineup. The pinnacle of that series is…

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Audio Events

Bose Frames Demo Event

The Bose Frames audio sunglasses combine style and sound into one cool product that is sure to be the perfect summer companion. These high-tech shades have the power of Bose built-in, giving you immersive audio anywhere you go.  And while they look great, you’ll have to try them on to really appreciate them. So our friends from Bose…

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Events Home Theater

Yamaha Surround:AI Demonstration

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The foundation to any good home theater experience is a dedicated surround sound system. But simply placing speakers around your theater room and hooking them up to an A/V receiver is only the start of the process. To take your experience from good to great, it’s important to make sure that sound from your speakers has been optimized…

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