Vendor Fair and Fibaro Training

Our first annual vendor day and training event took place this past Tuesday August 27th at the beautiful Donalda Club. The Donalda club is a private golf and banquet facility nestled in the center of Toronto. If you missed the event – you really missed a great opportunity for some one-on-one time with key vendor…


Leviton Omni Pro and HLC Discontinued – Alternatives?

Leviton is phasing out the Omni and Omni Pro security and automation systems and associated products. Additionally, their HLC UPB lighting control line is also being phased out. If you’ve been installing Omni and HLC security and automation products, where do we go from here now that they are being discontinued? This article touches briefly…


Music Streamers for One Room or Whole House Music

If you or your clients are tired of bluetooth speakers or the high cost or lack of flexibility with other music systems, check out our music streamers.  While Bluetooth ties you to your speaker, a music streamer plays music on its own and is simply controlled by an iOs or Android app. Play music from…


Fibaro Home Center Training

Thank you to everyone who attended our Fibaro Home Center training. To those who missed it due to conflicting schedules or who are out of province, please email us if you’re interested in the next training event or an upcoming webinar version.


Dealer Training Page Added

Custom installers and wholesale customers of www.aartechpro.ca may now find upcoming education and training sessions here: https://www.aartechpro.ca/page/education Please contact your sales rep or email us if you’re interested in registering for any training sessions.


Elk C1M1 Dual Path Cellular and IP Alarm Communicator

Elk has launched their new dual path alarm communicator for Elk M1 systems.  The C1M1 will automatically determine whether to use IP or cellular communications when both are available and will automatically fall back in case one cannot communicate.  It can also be set to use one or the other exclusively by the installer.  IP…


August Locks Perfect For Condo Automation

Condo owners looking to automate their front door lock are often faced with a challenge because the condo corporation won’t allow door hardware to be changed out for a Zwave or other style of automated lock.  This makes the August Door Lock a perfect option because it doesn’t require changing door hardware.  The August lock…


DoorBird IP Video Intercom Perfect For Integration

We’re excited to have a new product to announce!  DoorBird IP Video intercoms go beyond offering the ability to remotely answer the door from an Android or iOs phone or tablet.  Yes, customers can answer the door from inside the house and outside using an Internet connection with free iOs and Android apps much like…


Integrating Cameras with Leviton HAI, Homeseer, Vera via MJPEG

Many times the homeowner is looking for reasonably priced security cameras that can integrate with their touch screen or apps from Leviton HAI, Vera, Homeseer, etc and these often require an MJPEG feed for this simple attachment vs. ONVIF for high resolution recording. We have options from Foscam that are incredibly well priced as well…


New Uniview 4K NVR and Cameras

We are now stocking several new Uniview NVRs featuring amazing 4K resolution, dual independent HDMI outputs and hot swap RAID1/RAID5 bays. The new NVR308-16EP has 16 built in PoE ports and 4 HDD bays. The NVR308-32R and NVR308-64R are rack mountable units with 8 HDD bays supporting hot swap, RAID1 and RAID5 that can record…