Now Shipping! AVA Cinema Remotes and Nano Brains: AVA Pro News April 2024

🍾🍾🍾 Pop the Champagne! AVA Cinema Remote is Shipping! 🍾🍾🍾

Shipping has started! We cannot wait to help you serve customers with these incredible devices! Ready to learn how to put them to work? Check out my latest Smash Tech episode where I show all the major features. Then, dive into our new line up of training videos that take you from your “First Setup” of a single-remote project through whole system design. And of course, I always love to talk up one of our best AVA Pros…this time the spotlight is on Allensworth Design Group.


Smash Tech: Cinema Remote FTW!

Do I even need to tell you my latest topic for my YouTube channel? While Ted has been making a mess of training videos, I wanted to show off all the reasons to love AVA Cinema Remote.

Shipping Starts Now!

The wait is over! Cinema Remotes, Nano Brains, and all the supporting accessories announced at CEDIA Expo…they’re now shipping! If you pre-ordered, here's what comes next. When your order leaves the AVA warehouse, you get an email with tracking info (to whatever email address placed the order.) You can also check online by going to And you can always contact the AVA crew by using chat on

New Showroom Bundles

There’s a new a showroom bundle with all the things you need to show off the power of AVA OS and AVA Cinema Remote. If you don’t have a pending order, order this!

There are two varieties, each with a set of AVA remotes, at least on Nano Brain and Ethernet adapter, and a couple Flat IR Emitters. Use the one-time coupon code AVA-PRO-DEMO at checkout to save $650 on the bundle. (That’s a free Cinema Remote!)

Showroom Bundles in the AVA Store


Learn Cinema Remote and AVA OS

Start with the first of these short, sharp videos on how to setup Cinema Remote and AVA OS. Go in this order, and there's a LOT more online!

1. First Setup: Cinema Remote

See how to set up a single Cinema Remote for your first system.

Check it out here >>

2. Device Control & AVA OS

Find out how AVA OS uses its three control protocol: IP, IR, and CEC.

Check it out here >>

3. Create a Project on a Nano Brain

The Nano Brain lets you have multiple remotes in a project, gets IR to hidden equipment, adds CEC control, and ensures AVA OS can run scheduled actions. This video shows you how to set up an AVA OS project using a Nano Brain.

Check it out here >>


4. Adding a Remote to an AVA OS Project

When a project needs more than one remote, you can add more using this quick process. 

Check it out here >>

5. System Designs for AVA OS

Got a project with more than one room? Here's how to design AVA OS projects from small to large. 

Check it out here >>

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AVA Head of Sales Robert Choate is doing in-person demos and tech trainings. Email Robert HERE to get on his schedule when he’s in your area. Check out his upcoming schedule here: 

April 8th - 12th

  • San Antonio/ Austin/ Houston

April 15th - 19th

  • Miami, Florida

April 22nd - 26th

  • New York/ New Jersey

April 29th - May 3rd

  • Boston, Massachusetts

May 6th - 10th

  • Dallas, Texas (TOLA Expo)
May 13th - 17th
  • Toronto, Canada

AVA OS comes to the Home Remote!

Your AVA Home Remote can run AVA OS, too! The latest update to the AVA app delivers the power of AVA OS so you can make Flows, automate with IR and IP, and still run Android apps. It makes AVA Home Remote even more valuable for you. >> Learn How


Winner of this month's "How do you AVA?": Allensworth Design Group

We handle mostly residential clients these days; but work with commercial, medical, education and government as well. I like it when design informs a project from the start, so that each area - including control - is addressed..- Robert Allensworth, Allensworth Design Group

Congrats Robert! I’ll be sending you and your crew some sweet AVA 24-Piece Precision Screwdriver Sets!

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You Can Win, Too!

Fill out the "How do you AVA?" questionnaire in the Pro Portal. I choose a winner each month. Sometimes we even highlight a dealership in our "Pros in Profile" section.

Get your company highlighted in AVA Pro news! Show us how you put AVA products to work. You can even go a step further and send me pictures of your storefront or installation work!

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