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DTV Installations is pro Home Theater & Home Automation Company

Serving New York, New Jersey and Connecticut

 

Services include home automation, AV installations, automated shades, CCTV cameras, intercom and more. Friendly and professional installer at DTV understand precisely how to install a product or system in your home or business. Our success speaks for itself: DTV has an A rating on Angie’s List with over 300 positive reviews, and has earned several prestigious honors, including a Super Service Award in 2012 - 2015

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  • 100% satisfaction guaranteed
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  • Repair all wall holes
  • Extended warranty
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Meet Our Team

John Lysy
John Lysy
John Lysy
Business owner and expert smart home automation installer
John Lysy
John Lysy
John Lysy
Business owner and expert smart home automation installer
Business owner and expert smart home automation installer
John Lysy
John Lysy
Business owner and expert smart home automation installer
Sean Kimeridze
Sean Kimeridze
Sean Kimeridze
DTV project manager, professional home theater installer
Sean Kimeridze
Sean Kimeridze
Sean Kimeridze
DTV project manager, professional home theater installer
DTV project manager, professional home theater installer
Sean Kimeridze
Sean Kimeridze
DTV project manager, professional home theater installer

Knowledge Base

The Nest Learning Thermostat: Even Better Than It Sounds

The Nest Learning Thermostat: Even Better Than It Sounds
A Nest Learning Thermostat is one of the smartest energy-saving devices you can have in your home. It monitors and learns your behaviors to automatically adjust the home’s temperature to fit your schedule, tells you when you’re saving energy and sends you reports on power usage, calls your phone immediately if there’s a problem with your heating system – and can integrate with other smart devices in your home for a complete automation solution.

Shedding Light On Home Automation – With Nest And Lutron Systems

Shedding Light On Home Automation – With Nest And Lutron Systems
Nest learning thermostats, and Lutron lighting and motorized shades, are two of the best home automation systems on the market. They’re perfect for an integrated smart home solution, able to control everything from heating and air conditioning to alarm systems and lighting, all from one remote. As an authorized dealer for both Nest and Lutron, DTV Installations can set up the entire unified system at rock-bottom prices.

Nest: Much More Than Just A Fancy Thermostat

Nest: Much More Than Just A Fancy Thermostat
The Nest thermostat system does much more than simply turning your heat and air conditioning up and down; it can learn your daily movements and location, to select the proper temperature adjustments to make. It can also tie in with your home appliances, lighting, security, entertainment and shading systems to create an entire smart home system, controlled and monitored from your smartphone.

Nest Control Temperatures and Protect Your Family

Nest Control Temperatures and Protect Your Family
Nest makes more than just smart thermostats. Nest Protect is a smart smoke and carbon monoxide alarm system which knows the difference between smoke and steam, tells you where and what the problem is while also notifying your smartphone, is easy to silence, and doesn’t start chirping in the middle of the night when the batteries are low.

Outdoor Audio and Video Systems

Outdoor Audio and Video Systems
Summer is almost here, which means it’s the perfect time to upgrade your outdoor entertainment options. DTV Installations can install high-end, waterproof, outdoor surround-sound audio which will blend unobtrusively with your landscaping, and outdoor-rated 4K and HDTV systems designed to work in any type of outside lighting conditions. And our estimates are always free.

Beautiful, Customized Mirror TVs For Every Room Of The House

Beautiful, Customized Mirror TVs For Every Room Of The House
The amazing new high-tech Vanishing TV Mirror from Séura actually puts an HDTV display right inside one section of the mirror; you can watch television and work at the same time. When you’re done, turning off the television simply leaves a beautiful designer mirror hanging on the wall.

How Do I Get HD And 4K Streaming At Home?

How Do I Get HD And 4K Streaming At Home?
There’s a whole new world of movies and TV shows streaming on the Internet, but many people with HD or 4K TVs don’t realize how much they’re missing. As long as you have WiFi in your home you can connect via Smart TV, Blu-ray, video game console or inexpensive interfaces. You’ll have no idea how you lived so long without streaming video in your home theater.

What Do I Need To Watch 3D Video At Home?

What Do I Need To Watch 3D Video At Home?
The immersive, thrilling – and sometimes terrifying – 3D video experience isn’t only available at the movie theater. 3D video in your home theater puts you right into the middle of the action without spending $15-$25 for a movie ticket, and it’s not anywhere near as expensive or as complicated as you’d think. Here’s a complete rundown.

What Is 3D Home Theater?

What Is 3D Home Theater?
3D home theater doesn’t necessarily mean buying a new HDTV or projector enabled for the 3D video many people don’t even like. Dolby Atmos or DTS:X systems create 3D audio for a home theater, delivering the same immersive sound experience as some of Hollywood’s latest blockbusters – and it’s not very expensive to install.

How Can I Watch HD Movies & TV Shows On My Home Entertainment System?

How Can I Watch HD Movies & TV Shows On My Home Entertainment System?
If everyone you know is watching high-def TV shows and movies, but you’re not sure how to get high definition signals of your very own, it’s not hard. Once you have the HDTV, you just need a Blu-ray player and a streaming media player – and an Internet connection – and you’ll have more high-def TV and movies than you’d ever be able to find time to watch.

A Home Theater Doesn’t Have To Break The Bank

A Home Theater Doesn’t Have To Break The Bank
Many people are afraid to even think about installing a home theater because they think it would cost thousands of dollars. It doesn’t have to. You can often put in a quality home theater for hundreds of dollars – not the thousands of dollars you’d expect it to cost.

For Theater-Quality Audio, You Have To Position Your Speakers Properly

For Theater-Quality Audio, You Have To Position Your Speakers Properly
The best way to get theater-quality sound in your home theater isn’t necessarily buying new speakers. Simply putting the speakers you already have in their proper positions can make a world of difference, it’s not difficult to do, and using our cheat sheet you can do it in just minutes.

Whole Home Audio/Video Project | Darien, CT

Whole Home Audio/Video Project | Darien, CT
A complete makeover of a home’s audio and video systems can be completed in just four days, if you have the right plan. That’s how long it took DTV Installations to create the ultimate 110-inch projection home theater for a Darien, CT. homeowner, install a modern video system in his master bedroom, and craft a complete outdoor audio system that can be controlled by smartphone – with all of the wiring and equipment hidden in the walls and basement.

DTV Installations Earns Esteemed 2015 Angie’s List Super Service Award

DTV Installations Earns Esteemed 2015 Angie’s List Super Service Award
DTV Installations has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2015.

How Do I Get HD And 4K Internet Streaming Video In My Home Theater?

How Do I Get HD And 4K Internet Streaming Video In My Home Theater?
Just as it was once impossible to fully enjoy everything that was available on TV without a cable subscription, it’s now impossible to have a complete high-def home theater experience without streaming video. All that’s required is a high-speed Internet connection and the proper hardware to match your chosen content suppliers. If you’re looking for 4K streaming video, though, the choices are much more limited for the time being.

SSS Siedle Video Intercom Systems Review

SSS Siedle Video Intercom Systems Review
SSS Siedle is a high-level German manufacturer of industry-leading video and audio intercom systems for home and business applications. The company offers one of the widest ranges of advanced controlled access products, with the ultimate flexibility in viewing and listening stations plus easy integration with smart building and larger surveillance systems.

Control4 Video Intercom Systems Review

Control4 Video Intercom Systems Review
Control4 sets a new standard for home and business video intercom systems, due to its recent upgrades to entry, in-home and remote devices. But what really sets Control4 apart is its ability to fully control all smart home functions including HVAC, lighting and home entertainment – and its ability to integrate with thousands of other devices and applications to manage a home seamlessly.

Correct Speaker Placement: The Key Consideration For Home Theater Audio

Correct Speaker Placement: The Key Consideration For Home Theater Audio
One of the main reasons people aren’t satisfied with the sound in their home theater system is that they haven’t positioned their loudspeakers and subwoofer properly. Follow these quick tips and you’ll be amazed at the different you’ll hear.

My Home Theater Is Ready – But How Do I Get High-Def Movies And Shows?

My Home Theater Is Ready – But How Do I Get High-Def Movies And Shows?
Once you have a terrific home theater, you need sources for high-definition TV shows and movies. A simple cable or satellite connection may be enough for you, but you can access an infinite supply of programming with a Blu-ray player and/or a streaming video player along with an Internet connection

Choosing Audio & Video Cables For Home Theater

Choosing Audio & Video Cables For Home Theater
Buying the right audio and video HDMI cables for home theater isn’t as important as buying the right components, but it’s close. Learn how to judge your needs, and what to look for in a quality cable, before just grabbing one off the shelf

What Is Surround Sound?

What Is Surround Sound?
Surround sound systems, in constant development since the 1940s, can now provide startlingly-realistic audio to home theaters or listening rooms. This is possible because as many as a dozen different sound channels can be encoded in a stereo signal, and then decoded to be sent to the proper speakers positioned around a central listening position.

Dolby Atmos: An Amazing New Home Audio Technology…For Some Homes

Dolby Atmos: An Amazing New Home Audio Technology…For Some Homes
Dolby Atmos technology can make your home theater come alive with the same type of stunning sound you experience in movie theaters, when watching movies like Gravity or the latest remake of Godzilla. It can be relatively simple to upgrade, but some home theaters just aren’t suited to Atmos audio, so it’s important to consider the pros and cons

How To Invest In Your Home And Get 300% Back

Today’s busy real estate market in the New York tri-state area presents major opportunities for both home buyers and home sellers to earn extra money on top of a home’s value – with one phone call or email to expert home automation, audio-video and security system specialists. 

Your Options For Home Theater Sound

Your Options For Home Theater Sound
Expensive component audio systems provide the best home theater sound, but there are many less-expensive options. Sound bars and pre-matched speaker sets can produce excellent audio at a lower price, and are often the best choice when you’re facing space or budgetary constraints

Save Big with DTV

Good news: trusting the pros to install your TVs, home theater, motorized shades, smart lights, security cameras, intercoms and more actually saves you money!

Is A Home Theater Projector System Better Than A Large Screen HDTV?

Is A Home Theater Projector System Better Than A Large Screen HDTV?
A high-quality projector installation in your home theater can deliver the best video experience imaginable. In some homes, however, a projector can be more of a nightmare than a dream.

Buying and Setting Up A Home Theater? A Guide To The Essentials – Part 2

Buying and Setting Up A Home Theater? A Guide To The Essentials – Part 2
Buying the right equipment for a home theater isn’t enough to guarantee the best viewing experience. You must pay as much attention to your speakers, cables and accessories as you do to the screen and receivers.

Buying and Setting Up A Home Theater? A Guide To The Essentials – Part 1

Buying and Setting Up A Home Theater? A Guide To The Essentials – Part 1
Buying and setting up a home theater can be difficult, you need to understand the essentials. Choosing the right screen, receiver and Blu-ray player are the first important step.

When HD TV Isn’t Really HD. Quick Solutions.

When HD TV Isn’t Really HD. Quick Solutions.
Just because you’re watching something on an HDTV, that doesn’t mean it’s really HD. Some high definition signals aren’t as good as others, and some movies you watch on an HDTV aren’t HD at all.

How Much Can You Save With Energy-Efficient Window Treatments?

How Much Can You Save With Energy-Efficient Window Treatments?
When choosing window treatments, energy efficient doesn’t mean ugly. Learn how you can save as much as several hundreds dollars a year on energy bills, while upgrading to beautiful shades, draperies or shutters.

What Size Of TV Do I Need for The Best Home Theater Experience?

What Size Of TV Do I Need for The Best Home Theater Experience?
Is bigger always better? Usually, when you’re talking about the size of the TV screen in your home theater. There are quick and easy ways to figure out just how big you should go.

The Three Best Central Vacuum Systems For Pet Hair

The Three Best Central Vacuum Systems For Pet Hair
The only way you can really clean up stubborn pet hair is with a central vacuum system - but they're not all the same. Check out our suggestions for the three systems which will get rid of that hair and leave your home smelling cleaner, too.

Check Out What You Can Program With Modern Remote Control!

Check Out What You Can Program With Modern Remote Control!
You’d probably be surprised, though, at how more your remote control can do. If you’re thinking “I don’t need it to do anything else,” you may quickly change your mind after seeing this list compiled by DTV Installations owner John Lysy.

Home Theater Setup You May Not Have Yet — But You Will, Soon

Home Theater Setup You May Not Have Yet — But You Will, Soon
If you’re building or updating a home theater system, a more realistic task is separating what’s simply trendy at the moment from important home theater trends, which will provide many years of viewing enjoyment.

Wireless CCTV: Welcome To The Future Of Home Security

Wireless CCTV: Welcome To The Future Of Home Security
Home security systems are more sophisticated than ever. Advanced motion detectors are now commonly added to the package, when companies install burglar alarms with door and window sensors, smoke and fire detectors, all connected to a central monitoring station

Installation Cost for a Video Intercom

Installation Cost for a Video Intercom
An intercom system sounds great! But exactly what is the installation cost?

Ready For Some Unique Custom TV Installation Ideas?

Ready For Some Unique Custom TV Installation Ideas?
The DTV Installations team is constantly asked to suggest the “perfect” custom TV setup. Their response is always the same: only a homeowner and his (or her) family know what’s “perfect,” because they’re the ones who’ll be using the system on a daily basis

What Rooms Are The Best Fit For Motorized Shades?

What Rooms Are The Best Fit For Motorized Shades?
We install motorized shading systems. So we should probably answer that question by saying: “All of them!” And it really is true; motorized window treatments will fit perfectly in any room, and with any décor.

5 Ways Remote Intercoms Make Your Life Easier

5 Ways Remote Intercoms Make Your Life Easier
Remote intercoms can make your life easier in many ways. They can give you peace of mind while on vacation and even more reassurance when you are home alone. They are also especially useful for businesses. Here are five ways remote intercoms can make your life more convenient, both as a homeowner and business owner.

DTV Installations Earns an A+ Rating with the Better Business Bureau (BBB)!

DTV Installations Earns an A+ Rating with the Better Business Bureau (BBB)!
DTV Installations has been an BBB accredited business since 2014. Now, we are proud to announce our recently earned A+ rating!

Why is Everyone Using In-Wall Invisible Speakers With Their Home Theater?

Why is Everyone Using In-Wall Invisible Speakers With Their Home Theater?
Invisible speakers—better known as in-wall or in-ceiling speakers—have become increasingly popular fixtures in home theaters across the country. While the concept of an invisible speaker itself is not new, advances in sound quality have made these stereo systems a trendy addition to the living room. Why now, you may ask?

How a Central Vacuum Cleaner Saves You Energy

How a Central Vacuum Cleaner Saves You Energy
A proper vacuum system will save you a lot of energy over time. Read to find out how you can save hundreds of dollars over several years by installing a central vacuum cleaner.

A Quick Guide to Choosing The Right Wireless Intercom System

A Quick Guide to Choosing The Right Wireless Intercom System
Wireless intercom systems are a relatively modern advancement. Unlike the traditional wired models, they do not require any wired connection between units. All the units communicate via wireless signals.

You Got the Home Theater, Now Get Rid of the Glare!

You Got the Home Theater, Now Get Rid of the Glare!
Your shading system can provide more than a dark room. When searching for the right style of shade for your media room, consider these economic, aesthetic and insulation benefits.

The Media Room: Limitless Possibilities for Everyone

The Media Room: Limitless Possibilities for Everyone
Do not fear creativity when conceiving your media room. These trends in media room layout are sure to get your design wheels turning.

5 Reasons Why You Should Install a Central Vacuum Cleaner

5 Reasons Why You Should Install a Central Vacuum Cleaner
An excellent alternative to the portable option is the central vacuum cleaner.

The traditional portable vacuum cleaners come with many downsides. They are tedious to use since you have to haul them from one point to another. A lot of noise when in use. And they re-circulate collected dust and hot air into the air inside the house. This results in unhealthy allergens and bad odors lurking in the air.

DTV Installations Earns Esteemed 2014 Angie’s List Super Service Award!

DTV Installations Earns Esteemed 2014 Angie’s List Super Service Award!
Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service.

What does the Super Service Award mean?

Angie's List Super Service Award 2015 winners have met strict eligibility requirements, which include an 'A' rating in overall grade, recent grade, and review period grade; the company must be in good standing with Angie's List, pass a background check and abide by Angie's List operational guidelines.

Service company ratings are updated daily on Angie's List. Companies are graded on an A through F scale in areas ranging from price to professionalism to punctuality

If a company has the Super Service Award logo on their company record, then they have won the Angie's List Super Service Award® for the year indicated. Each year Angie's List awards this honor to companies that have given outstanding service according to the members for the previous year. The most recent award given is for 2015.

In 2015, the criteria for the award included receiving a minimum number of reviews from our members, maintaining an A average on both the reviews for 2015 as well as on their overall reviews and not being in poor standing with the Better Business Bureau.

Less than 5% of the companies on Angie's List received the award in 2015. Please keep in mind that the award is based on the company's previous service and you should always check Angie's List before hiring because a company's rating can change.