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New DisplayPort Products From Tripp Lite

Tripp Lite Expands its Line of DisplayPort Splitters and Adapters
New DisplayPort Products Enhance Display Extension Capabilities

Chicago, IL (January 4, 2011)–Tripp Lite, a world-leading manufacturer of power protection and connectivity products, has expanded its line of DisplayPort and Mini-DisplayPort products with four new splitters and three new adapters. These new additions allow for connection of non-DisplayPort monitors to DisplayPort computers, as well as splitting of a single DisplayPort/Mini-DisplayPort signal into two.

Key Features

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* The expanded line of splitters offers four varieties of splitting capability to ensure every application’s needs are met, including DisplayPort to DisplayPort, DisplayPort to Mini-DisplayPort, Mini- to DisplayPort and Mini- to Mini-DisplayPort. Each splitter is designed to transfer audio and video signal from a computer and split to two female port connectors, allowing two monitors to be connected.

* The expanded line of adapters provides more

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Extron Multi-Port Replacement Power Supply is Now Shipping

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Extron Electronics is pleased to announce that the new PS 1230, an energy-efficient replacement power supply, is now shipping. This newest member of the PS Series of Desktop Power Supplies has three12 Volt 2-pole captive screw ports and offers a total of 3.0 amps across all outputs with no per-port current limitations. The PS 1230 is designed to conserve energy and reduce costs. The power supply snaps into the included ZipClip™ 200 mounting bracket for secure mounting to rack rails, tables, or lecterns. The PS 1230 also features a quarter-rack width, 1U enclosure with threaded inserts to mount the power supply directly on Extron rack shelves. The power supply is designed and engineered by Extron for increased durability and reliability with a calculated MTBF – Mean Time Between Failures – of over 400,000 hours to prevent power supply-related failures and disruption to system operation. more

VMP’s New “Extra Medium? Flat Panel Flush Wall Mount Now Shipping

VMP FP-XMFB extra medium flat panel flush wall mount

Easy-to-Install and with Only a 1-Inch Profile Off the Wall, the FP-XMFB Holds Most 32- to 52-Inch Flat Panels up to 150 lbs.

STEVENSVILLE, Md., Jan. 4, 2011 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the residential, CI, commercial, security, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce its new FP-XMFB “extra medium? flat panel flush wall mount is now shipping. With an MSRP of $66.95, the low profile FP-XMFB holds most medium-sized flat panels from 32- to 52-inches and up to 150 lbs.

“The FP-XMFB is the result of broadening our existing popular low profile wall mount line,? explained Keith Fulmer, president of Video Mount Products. “As new and exciting flat panels are being sold throughout multiple markets, the ‘medium-sized’ category has more

WASHINGTON REDSKINS UPGRADE TO HD AT FEDEXFIELD WITH FUJINON HA AND XA SERIES LENSES

WAYNE, N.J. – Home to the NFL’s Washington Redskins, FedExField in Prince George’s County, Md., received a comprehensive upgrade to high definition production for the 2010-2011 football season. As part of the upgrade, the arena features three new Sony HSC300K cameras paired with Fujinon lenses: the HA23X7.6BERM Premier Series HD ENG-style telephoto, XA50X9.5BESM HD box-style telephoto with 2X extender, and XA76X9.3BESM HD telephoto.

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Cameras are placed at various points around the venue to provide a total stadium experience. The new system enables the stadium’s control room to originate HD programming and transmit the signals to new HD LED video displays and stadium-wide video distribution systems. In addition to improving video for the fans, the HD video is also archived for promos and highlight reels.

The video control room and infrastructure were upgraded by Communications Engineering, Inc. (CEI). Based in Newington, more

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Stage Research Releases Updates for ShowBuilder 6 and RF Guru

Stage Research wraps up the year with a holiday present for users of its ShowBuilder 6 and RF Guru software: new versions of both popular packages.

“ShowBuilder 6.1 has been updated with a new user interface for easier access to data,” reports Stage Research co-founder Carlton Guc. “It also features the latest database of sound equipment, new reports and improved support for multiple disciplines, including lighting and video.”

ShowBuilder has been embraced by industry professionals as the software that takes the drudgery out of the administrative side of production. Completely rewritten last year to broaden its scope, ShowBuilder serves everyone in production: sound designers, lighting designers, carpenters, hair and makeup, stage management, wardrobe and technical directors. Users find the software indispensable for handling production paperwork for company, cast, sound, props, route tracking and more.

Guc is also pleased to announce an update for RF Guru, which launched more

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D.A.S. AUDIO DEPLOYED AT LAS VEGAS’ TROPICANA HOTEL

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Image of the Tiffany Theater at the Las Vegas Tropicana Hotel.

Las Vegas, NV – January 2011… Located at the southern end of the Las Vegas Strip, the Tropicana Hotel has a storied history that dates back to 1957. Over the years, the ‘Trop’, as it’s known, has been spotted in films such as Elvis Presley’s Viva Las Vegas and the James Bond 007 hit Diamonds Are Forever. The hotel’s Tiffany Theater—once home to the Folies Bergère production show—now serves as a venue for a wide variety of headline shows and other entertainment. To ensure the best possible sound in the venerable room, an upgraded loudspeaker system consisting of products from the Aero and Avant Series catalogs of D.A.S. Audio was recently placed into service. more

KC & THE SUNSHINE BAND SHAKE IT WITH SHURE PSM®900

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Chad Griswold stands by the Shure PSM 900.

NILES, IL, January 4, 2011 — For many music fans, just saying the name “KC & the Sunshine Band? brings back memories of the heady fusion between funk and dance music that dominated the pop charts in the 70s and 80s. Architects of such iconic #1 hits as “That’s The Way (I Like It),? “Get Down Tonight,? “Boogie Shoes,? and many others, the band is still performing today, still led by founder Harry “KC? Wayne Casey and playing up to 100 shows a year.

While the band’s shows are rooted in their extensive catalog of past hits, the show itself is a state-of-the-art production, including 13 musicians, two dancers, and a full sound and lighting package. When faced with the need to replace the group’s in-ear monitor more

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TIGERPAW LAUNCHES FAST TRACK PROGRAM

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BELLEVUE, Neb., (January 4, 2011) — Tigerpaw Software, Inc., developer of the most comprehensive business building software for technology providers, today announced the launch of Tigerpaw Fast Track. Fast-Track implementation packages speed the configuration and deployment of Tigerpaw, are based on industry best-practices, and are tailored to an organization’s unique needs. The Tigerpaw Fast Track program is designed to help companies quickly implement Tigerpaw into their business.

A Fast Track implementation is a cooperative, hands-on project jointly managed by the Tigerpaw Professional Services team and the client’s team. The Tigerpaw Fast Track team meets with each client to determine an implementation strategy based on key elements that are evident in all Tigerpaw implementations, large or small. The Taylor Business Group will be providing additional resources to more

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VIBE PRODUCTIONS STUDIOS STEPS UP WITH SSL C300 HD CONSOLE

C300 Delivers the Power and Versatility for Future Growth

GHENT, EAST FLANDERS, BELGIUM – With a quickly expanding business covering everything from multi-lingual voice-overs to audio post, Vibe Productions Studios has installed a 24-fader, 64 DSP channel Solid State Logic C300 HD Master Studio System Console in its busy Studio A. The C300, supplied by Joystick Audio, SSL’s Benelux distributor, offers Vibe the opportunity to elegantly service its current production schedule while providing the power and expandability to venture into larger format projects in the future.

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Carver Professional Returns With High-Power Recording Amps

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Anaheim, CA––Long a standard for professional amplification, Carver Professional will be at Winter NAMM with the new Xi Series professional power amplifiers and a line of powered speakers.
Carver’s new Xi Series are specifically designed for high power recording studio applications. They provide accurate, high quality audio reproduction from a meticulous Class AB layout and design.
Features for the Xi Series include: stable 2ohm operation; ultra-quiet variable speed fan cooling; a 7 LED level display, per channel, including signal present and clip indicators, and Power Ready, Signal Present, Clip, Protect, Thermal and Standby LED indicators for each channel.
Designed and built to the highest standards, the Xi Series also have useful features such as a Level control defeat that can be accessed from rear panel; a Switched 40Hz/80Hz/12B/Octave cut; High Pass and Low Pass Filter; Switched Soft Knee Clip Limiters, and a Soft Start in-Rush Current Limiting.
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