Scott Schumer is an executive in the consumer electronics, commercial audio, video and the Internet of Things industries who has a passion for custom AV installation, Smart Home Automation, affordable AV equipment and high-performance headphones.
A recovering musician (he can quit anytime he wants, he just doesn't want to), composer and producer across a wide field of musical genres, After completing non-matriculated studies of orchestration, composing and conducting at the Julliard School of Music, Schumer wrote and produced over 50 regional and national jingles, themes for television programs including Caroline's Comedy Hour on the A&E Network, incidental music for As the World Turns, One Light to Live, Another World and The Guiding Light daytime dramas and contributed to scores for Nightmare on Elm Street III. He has been studio manager at Regent Sound Studios (New York City), sales, marketing and product development at Sennheiser / Neumann USA, Harman, Loud Technologies, Blue Microphones and is currently managing North American sales for Peavey Commercial Audio.
Scott Schumer has reviewed products from MartinLogan, Definitive Technologies, Bowers & Wilkins, Sony and others for HomeTheaterReview.com.
Scott Schumer's Reference AV System
Apple TV (Generation 4)
Amazon Fire TV Stick
Onkyo TX-NR656 and TX-NR636 Dolby Atmos surround sound receivers
(various) Kimber Audio Cable Interconnects
Definitive Technology (3) DI 6.5LCR, (2 pair) DI 6.5 R Ceiling Speakers for mid and rear height information, (1 pair) UIW RSS II in-wall bipolar rear surrounds
(1) Miller & Kreisel V-75 Mark II Subwoofer
Secondary AV System
Sonos Play:1 (1 pair)
2.1 Channel Listening Room
Glow Audio Amp Two tube amplifier
Bravo V3 Tube Headphone Preamp
S.M.S.L AD18 Stereo Class D amplifier with Bluetooth, D/A converter and subwoofer output
DAS Monitor 8 studio mid/near-field speakers (1 pair)
Headphones, AV File Servers and more
Sony WH-1000Xm2 wireless noise canceling headphones
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC23 QuietPoint noise canceling in-ear headphones
Apple MacBook Pro serving FLAC audio, MP4 and various other video codec files via VLC player to multiple Apple TVs in all rooms
TIC satellite speakers and subwoofers for outdoor zones
Various smart lighting systems, motion-activated logic scene commands, video doorbell, security cameras and remote activation scripts.