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Profile of Abt Appliance Sales Specialist Carl P.

Carl P.

I love technology, and telling terrible "dad jokes" to my coworkers. They'll deny it, but they think I'm hilarious.
Favorite Product:
My favorite products are my Sonos speakers. I love the way the app works and they sound great!
Favorite Books:
Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut, Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton
Favorite TV Shows:
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Arrested Development.
Favorite Vacation Spot:
The Rocky Mountains
Call Carl at: 847-544-2741

Buying Guides By Carl:

Carl's Featured Mentions:
  • "Many leading companies offer signature features or design touches that you may want to incorporate throughout your home with multiple machines from the same manufacturer. Taking this approach can create cohesion with your design scheme. "There are benefits like matching handles and logos," says Carl Prouty, retail and tech expert at Abt Electronics. "Even the colors and stainless steel brush patterns can vary slightly from brand to brand."
  • "Whether you don’t have an air conditioning unit at home or want to cut down on how much you use the one you do have, investing in a fan may be on your mind. The devices circulate the air around you to create a breeze and cool down a room. And their benefits extend beyond helping keep you cool, said Carl Prouty, tech expert at Abt Electronics."
  • "Portable air conditioners draw in ambient air from either the room in which they’re located (single hose) or from outside (dual hose),” explained Carl Prouty, a technologist at appliance retailer Abt. “They cool that air down, then send the cooled air back into the room, while the hot air produced is vented outside through an exhaust hose."
  • "As students start returning to school, making sure all their electronics are up-to-date and running properly is key to their educational success. Carl Prouty "The Technologist" at Abt Electronics is he with all the electronics must haves for this school year"
  • "To gain a deeper understanding of the features an outdoor projector really needs, Jeremy contacted Carl Prouty, the resident technologist from Abt Electronics. With Prouty’s expert insight, Jeremy looked at factors like brightness and portability along with ease of setup and use. Size plays a big factor since an outdoor projector needs to have at least some degree of portability, and priority was given in many categories to battery-powered projectors since they’re so much easier to set up."
  • "When trying to decide between waterproof speakers, there are several important factors to consider. In addition to my own testing experience, I consulted with Carl Prouty, a technologist at Abt Electronics in Glenview, Illinois, to determine the most important features. Depending on your budget, you may consider cost to be the primary driver in your decision. However, consider these other factors as well.
  • "According to Carl Prouty, a technologist at Abt Electronics in Glenview, Ill., most monitors can be used in a vertical format. 'However,' Prouty said, 'only some monitors come with stands that allow you to rotate them, while others will require a special wall or desk mount to be used vertically.