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VMP Features New 19-Inch Equipment Rack Enclosures at 2014 Security Canada Central Show

STEVENSVILLE, Md., Oct. 3, 2014 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the security, commercial, residential, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce it will feature its new 19-inch Equipment Rack Enclosure (EREN) series at CANASA’s Security Canada Central Show 2014, held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada from Oct. 22-23 at the Toronto Congress Centre, booth 639A. The EREN-18, EREN-27, and EREN-42E are now shipping.Video Mount Products EREN-27 rack

“The cost-effective, portable, and fully welded EREN family of 19-inch equipment rack enclosures has been designed for installations where protected components are a necessity,” explained Keith Fulmer, president of VMP. “The EREN Series, which comes complete with integrated cooling fans and lockable, removable side panels (with optional locks) allows for the organization of multiple electronic components, while at the same time protecting them from thermal issues, as well as damage or theft.”

Rugged and sturdy with welded steel construction, a black powder coat finish, and a 1,000 lb. load capacity, the EREN-18 includes 18 rack spaces, the EREN-27 includes 27 rack spaces, and the EREN-42E includes 42 rack spaces.

Additional EREN Series specifications include:
- Works with all standard 19-inch rack equipment and accessories
- Rails threaded with standard 10-32 threading
- Tempered glass front door
- Double swing steel rear door
- Adjustable front and rear rails
- Vented top and bottom
- Top and bottom cable routing knockouts
- Reversible hinged front and rear door
- Casters and leveling feet
- Ships assembled
- EREN-18 preloaded with three ER-S2UV vented two space rack shelves and three ER-2B blank panels (MSRP: $749.00 USD)
- EREN-18E – Same as EREN-18 except without preloaded shelves and blanks (MSRP: $679.00 USD)
- EREN-27 preloaded with five ER-S2UV vented two space rack shelves and five ER-2B blank panels (MSRP: $859.00 USD)
- EREN-27E – Same as EREN-27 except without preloaded shelves and blanks (MSRP: $699.00 USD)
- EREN-42E (MSRP: $779.00 USD)

“The EREN Series has been designed for use with a multitude of audio, video, security, and communication components,” added Fulmer. “With numerous shelves and a sturdy weight capacity of 1,000 lbs., the AV and security installer and end user have a tremendous amount of available space to design a fully mobile, fully enclosed security and AV rack system.”

For more information, please visit www.videomount.com or call toll free 877-281-2169. If you need help choosing the right mount for your application, try the VideoMount™-Finder at www.chooseamount.com.

About Video Mount Products
Video Mount Products (VMP) is a leading provider of mounting solutions for the A/V, communication and security industries since 1994. VMP’s products consistently offer the latest designs in safety and flexibility, all at an outstanding value. VMP’s product offering continues to grow by adding mounting systems to address growing segments across many markets.

VMP has become the mounting systems company of choice for professionals and their customers everywhere. All products have been engineered for and installed with confidence in thousands of residences, businesses, hotels, restaurants, schools, hospitals, houses of worship and security applications throughout the world. VMP prides itself on providing the best products in the industry and by supporting those products with knowledgeable professionals who understand that “support” is the core of our business.

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VMP Showcases New Wall Rack Enclosure Family at ISC East 2014

STEVENSVILLE, Md., Sept. 25, 2014 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the security, commercial, residential, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce it will showcase the new ERWEN-12E and ERWEN-15E 19-inch wall rack enclosures during ISC East 2014, held in New York from Nov. 19-20 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center, booth 430. Now shipping, the ERWEN-12E (12 space) has an MSRP of $379.00, while the ERWEN-15E (15 space) has an MSRP of $419.00.Video Mount Products ERWEN-12E rack enclosure

“The ERWEN-12E and ERWEN-15E are workhorses of a wall mounted rack enclosures,” explained Keith Fulmer, president of VMP. “Where space is at a premium, getting equipment off the floor and on the wall is a must when floor standing equipment racks just won’t do. VMP designed the new ERWEN Series wall mounted racks for both form and functionality, especially with the security and AV installer in mind. With adjustable front and rear rails, removable hinged wall plate and a reversible glass front door, the ERWEN-12E and ERWEN-15E are the answer to the most demanding rack mount requirements.”

Additional features of the ERWEN-12E and ERWEN-15E wall rack enclosures include:
• works with all standard 19-inch rack equipment and accessories
• 12 rack spaces (ERWEN-12E)
• 15 rack spaces (ERWEN-15E)
• rails threaded with standard 10-32 threading
• adjustable front and rear rails
• vented top and bottom
• top and bottom cable routing knockouts
• reversible hinged tempered glass front door
• removable hinged back panel
• lockable, removable side panels (locks optional)
• welded steel construction
• ships assembled
• load capacity – 120 lbs
• black powder coat finish
• product dimensions (ERWEN-12E): (W x D x H): 24.3in x 21.9in x 25.3in
• product dimensions (ERWEN-15E): (W x D x H): 24.3in x 21.9in x 30.5in
• product weight: 61.6 lbs (ERWEN-12E)
• product weight: 71.3 lbs (ERWEN-15E)

For more information, please visit www.videomount.com or call toll free 877-281-2169. If you need help choosing the right mount for your application, try the VideoMount™-Finder at www.chooseamount.com.

About Video Mount Products
Video Mount Products (VMP) is a leading provider of mounting solutions for the A/V, communication and security industries since 1994. VMP products consistently offer the latest designs in safety and flexibility, all at an outstanding value. VMP’s product offering continues to grow by adding mounting systems to address growing segments across many markets.

VMP has become the mounting systems company of choice for professionals and their customers everywhere. All products have been engineered for and installed with confidence in thousands of residences, businesses, hotels, restaurants, schools, hospitals, houses of worship and security applications throughout the world. VMP prides itself on providing the best products in the industry and by supporting those products with knowledgeable professionals who understand that “support” is the core of our business.

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Severtson Screens Adds Microperf Option to Folded Cinema Screen Line for International Shipping

Mesa, Arizona, USA, Sept. 4, 2014 – Severtson Screens (www.severtsonscreens.com), a global leader in innovative and quality projection screens for the cinema, commercial, pro AV, and home theater markets, is pleased to announce the new folded SēVision 3D GX line of cinema projection screens now includes Severtson’s acclaimed microperf screen as an option for international shipment. Severtson Screens will introduce the updated line at ShowEast, held in Hollywood, Fla. from Oct. 27-30 at the Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa, booth #106. Severtson Screens personnel will also be on hand to discuss the new microperf folded cinema screen options at Kino Expo in St. Petersburg, Russia from Sept. 23-26.

“Launched at the recent CinemaCon 2014 event to rave reviews and popularity worldwide, our new folded shipping method now makes international distribution of our industry-acclaimed SēVision 3D GX highly affordable, reducing international shipping costs by up to 70 percent,” explained Toby Severtson, president and CEO of Severtson Corp. “Besides standard white and sliver screens, we are proud to introduce the immensely popular microperf option to our folded SēVision 3D GX line of cinema projection screens for international shipment.”

Micro-perforation (microperf) screens are the screen of choice for high-end, premier theatres. The Severtson microperf viewing surface eliminates moiré which is often problematic of screens with larger perforation, yet continues to provide a more realistic soundstage allowing speakers to be placed directly behind the screen. The practically invisible pinpoint holes in the material allow sound to be smoothly transmitted through the material while preserving audio quality. The Folded SēVision 3D GX line of cinema projection screens offer up to 15 percent better sound transfer over standard perforated screens, while providing optimum visual performance at the same time, resulting in the ultimate audio and video experience for theater customers.

Added Dan Maxwell, Severtson Corp. V.P. & Chief Operating Officer, “Since we introduced the folded SēVision 3D GX line earlier this year, we have had to increase production in our Mesa, Arizona facilities to keep up with the international demand. Now, with the addition of the microperf option, we are excited to offer this top of the line product to our customers located around the globe who have been looking for such a screen, but shipping costs associated with such large packages as this were out-of-reach for so many up until now.”

Now, Severtson Screens’ microperf 3D screens can be folded and packed into a much smaller crate without any loss in structural integrity or performance abilities. Severtson’s new folded screen process not only reduces international shipping fees, the smaller packaging simplifies delivery to theaters and is more convenient for installers, as well.

The new folded line of SēVision 3D GX and Ultra Wide cinema screens are now available for delivery to international destinations, having numerous advantages, including:
• available in standard (white and silver) or micro perforation
• coated surface that is harder to bruise and scuff
• small micron flake coating produces a sharper image that eliminates graininess in bright scenes
• viewing angles range from 30 to 40 degree half-gain depending on the specific screen gain requested
• use of a proprietary non-leafing flake vs. a leafing flake promotes longevity by eliminating degradation of the optical properties over time
• perfect for all large cinema applications, such as movie houses, museums, universities, etc.

According to Severtson, in the past, the idea of folding a screen for shipment, delivery, and installation has been deemed impossible because there was no method of doing it without degrading the quality and performance of the screen, or ruining it altogether.

Today, the cost offset on shipping as well as the screen’s performance and longevity increases savings for the customer. This is huge news for the international market that desires a state-of-the-art silver 3D cinema screen, but, up until now, simply could not afford the shipment and installation cost because of how such a large screen had to be prepared, packed, and shipped.

Severtson Corporation is a member of the Giant Screen Cinema Association. They have manufactured cinema screens for theaters in countries all over the world, including the United States, Mexico, Canada, Korea, Japan, Brazil, Indonesia, Singapore, Spain, Germany, France, New Zealand, Australia, Netherlands, Thailand, Scotland, China, Russia, and many more. To meet the challenge of creating extremely large screens, Severtson Corporation designed a robotic spray-arm application system to paint its high-performance optical coating in-house on screens as large as 67.75ft. x 150ft. (20.7m x 45.8m). It is currently the largest in-house cinema screen optical coating system in the world.

Approaching its 30th anniversary in 2016, Severtson Corporation continues to be a global leader in innovation and quality. The Severtson family’s extensive experience in manufacturing small home theater screens and large cinema screens has given Severtson Corporation the expertise to meet the needs of the professional and consumer AV markets for both indoor applications as well as large outdoor venues.

With its three Arizona-based production facilities and its state-of-the-art robotic application system, Severtson has massive production capabilities and an unusually wide array of screens. The screens range in size from massive movie theaters, comfortable home theaters, and everything in between.

For more information, please visit www.severtsonscreens.com, call 480-610-5155, or email sales@severtsonscreens.com.

About Severtson Screens
Mesa, Ariz.-based Severtson Screens, which celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2011, is an award-winning global leader in innovative and quality projection screens in the home theater, pro AV, and cinema markets. Its low rejection rate coupled with the high quality of all its products has made Severtson Corporation the industry standard for quality and customer service worldwide.

From its unlikely origins in the family kitchen to today’s three modern production facilities, Severtson Corporation has remained committed to the principles of innovation and uncompromising quality that have made them who they are today.

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Platinum Tools® Launches 22-in-1 Security Screwdriver Kit at 2014 CEDIA

NEWBURY PARK, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 – Platinum Tools(R) (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation, hand termination and testing of wire and cable, is proud to announce the launch of the 22-in-1 Security Screwdriver Kit (p/n 19105). Now shipping with an MSRP of $49.95 and designed specifically for both security and traditional application professionals, this set provides optimal versatility for both security and traditional applications.

Platinum Tools will feature the new 22-in-1 Security Screwdriver Kit during CEDIA Expo 2014, held in Denver from Sept. 11-13 at the Colorado Convention Center, booth #500.

“The handle features a non-slip, comfort grip and a shaft design that reaches screws recessed up to five inches deep,” explained John Phillips, Platinum Tools product manager. “The 11 double-ended shaft-style bits include multiple sizes of security Torx®, hex and Robertson along with spanners and tri-wings. It also includes standard slotted and Phillips bits. Never again be caught without the right screwdriver.”

For additional pricing and more information on Platinum Tools and its complete product line, please visit www.platinumtools.com, call (800) 749-5783, or email info@platinumtools.com.

About Platinum Tools
Platinum Tools, founded in 1997, was created based upon two very simple objectives. First, develop the absolute best possible solutions for the preparation, installation, and hand termination of wire and cable. Second, implement an operational infrastructure that can deliver these products in an efficient, timely, and high quality manner.

All of our products must absolutely satisfy three critical benchmark criteria…utility of function; quality of function; and economic value. Our people are our company. They, too, must be focused on and work to satisfy three critical benchmark criteria…customer satisfaction; product knowledge and expertise; and willingness to learn and adapt.

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Video Mount Products (VMP) Partners with Center Point Reps

STEVENSVILLE, Md., Aug. 28, 2014 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the security, A/V, and communications markets and celebrating its 20th anniversary, is proud to announce that it has named Memphis, Tenn.-based Center Point Reps to cover the Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Alabama territories, effective immediately.

“As we look to further strengthen our standing in the security and AV accessories markets in the growing Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, and North and South Carolina territories, it was vital that VMP find a partner that knows our products and our customers,” said Keith Fulmer, president of Video Mount Products. “We also needed a partner that could help us continue to grow by looking for and finding new customers through their experience and connections, and Center Point Reps met all of our needs. We are looking forward to working with the Center Point Rep team.”

Center Point Reps’ goal is to connect dealer, distributors, and manufacturers together using a combined 60+ years of experience. They deliver something different to the market by providing a very concentrated effort in smaller markets with select product lines and delivering a hands-on approach.

“We are excited to represent such a great line of products as VMP and feel that it is a privilege to do so,” said Center Point Reps owner Alan Whitby, who has 38 years in wholesale distribution experience and has three “Sales Manager of the Year” awards to his credit. “VMP is a very well-known name in the security and AV industries and we feel that we can boost even more sales through the very motto that we founded our company under: ‘Connecting Dealers, Distributors, and Manufacturers’.”

For more information, please visit www.videomount.com or call toll free 877-281-2169. If you need help choosing the right mount for your application, try the VideoMount™-Finder at www.chooseamount.com.

About Video Mount Products
Video Mount Products (VMP) is a leading provider of mounting solutions for the A/V, communication and security industries since 1994. VMP’s products consistently offer the latest designs in safety and flexibility, all at an outstanding value. VMP’s product offering continues to grow by adding mounting systems to address growing segments across many markets.

VMP has become the mounting systems company of choice for professionals and their customers everywhere. All products have been engineered for and installed with confidence in thousands of residences, businesses, hotels, restaurants, schools, hospitals, houses of worship and security applications throughout the world. VMP prides itself on providing the best products in the industry and by supporting those products with knowledgeable professionals who understand that “support” is the core of our business.

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Platinum Tools® Features New Cable Prowler™ PRO Test Kit at 2014 CEDIA Expo

NEWBURY PARK, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 – Platinum Tools(R) (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation and hand termination of wire and cable, is proud to announce that it will launch the Cable Prowler™ Pro Test Kit during CEDIA Expo 2014, held in Denver from Sept. 11-13 at the Colorado Convention Center, booth #500. Made in the USA, the Cable Prowler Pro Test Kit, (p/n TCB360K1) is now shipping with an MSRP of $749.95.

“We analyzed what a field technician would need to carry for the variety of jobs that he has to do and came up with a kit that include accessories to augment and optimize the value of the highly acclaimed Cable Prowler™ Color Display Tester,” explained George Jang, Platinum Tools product manager. “Kitted together with different adapters in a hard-shell carrying case, the Cable Prowler™ Pro Test Kit offers the professional installer a complete and versatile solution at a significantly reduced price than if each component was purchased separately.”

The Cable Prowler Pro Test Kit (TCB360K1) includes:
• Cable Prowler™ Tester with color LCD display
• #1-8 Network/Tel Test and ID Remotes
• #1-8 Push on Coax Remotes
• #1-12 RJ45 Data Smart Remote set
• Micro USB cable
• No-Fault cable – Qty 2
• RJ45 Port Saver
• RJ45 to Alligator 12 inch
• F Female to F Female adapters, F81 (2)
• BNC Female to F Female adapter
• BNC Female to F Male adapter
• Durable plastic case
• Quick Start Guide

“Ideal for the custom install and integrator market, the Cable Prowler provides full cable testing, displaying wire map, numbered ID remotes, and determining any faults, including shorts, opens, miswires, split pairs, and reverses,” explained Jang. “It also enables quick identification of a network drops link capability and current link status. All in full color and with internal memory to save results, as well as the ability to export to a computer via micro USB cable for record keeping and printing. All test results can be exported in a spreadsheet or a graphic format.”

The full-featured Cable Prowler measures cable length (using TDR technology) and generates tone levels for signal tracing and cable identification on all pairs, a selected pair, or a selected pin. “All of this displayed in a bright color graphical display for easy viewing in any environment,” added Jang. “Cable Prowler also has the ability to name each cable.”

For security and powered networking applications, the Cable Prowler detects the presence of PoE on the network drop and what class of PoE per IEEE 802.3 af/at with load test for voltage drop. As with the other tests, these results can also be saved and exported for record keeping.

For pricing and more information on Platinum Tools and its complete product line, please visit www.platinumtools.com, call (800) 749-5783, or email info@platinumtools.com.

About Platinum Tools
Platinum Tools, founded in 1997, was created based upon two very simple objectives. First, develop the absolute best possible solutions for the preparation, installation, and hand termination of wire and cable. Second, implement an operational infrastructure that can deliver these products in an efficient, timely, and high quality manner.

All of our products must absolutely satisfy three critical benchmark criteria…utility of function; quality of function; and economic value. Our people are our company. They, too, must be focused on and work to satisfy three critical benchmark criteria…customer satisfaction; product knowledge and expertise; and willingness to learn and adapt.

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Platinum Tools® Launches Next Generation 10Gig Termination Tool at 2014 CEDIA Expo

NEWBURY PARK, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 – Platinum Tools(R) (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation, hand termination and testing of wire and cable, is proud to announce the debut of the Tele-Titan™Xg 2.0 (p/n 12516) during CEDIA Expo 2014, held in Denver from Sept. 11-13 at the Colorado Convention Center, booth #500. The next generation 10Gig termination Tool is now shipping.

“The next generation in our 10Gig Termination combines two crimpers into a single tool, making two-step crimping simple,” explained John Phillips, Platinum Tools, product manager. “Like the original, the new Tele-TitanXg 2.0 along with our 10-gig shielded connectors, are engineered specifically for Cat6A cables to provide true 10Gig performance each and every time. The Tele-TitanXg 2.0 improves efficiencies by not having to change out tools in the middle of a termination.”

With a compact and rugged design, the Tele-TitanXg 2.0 terminates to industry specified crimp heights while its straight action crimp is achieved with minimal hand force. The non-slip handle and finger grooves are designed for comfortable grip and control, and it includes a gun-style lock for secure closure.

Additional operation, applications, and specs include:
• S45C carbon steel frame
• Rust resistant black oxide finish
• RJ45 Cat6A/10Gig Shielded RJ45 connectors
- Exceeds 10-Gig performance standard
- UL and RoHS compliant
- Max cable OD: 0.335in./8.5mm
- Max conductor OD: 0.053in./1.35mm
• Cat6E, Cat6A, Cat7 & over-sized Cat5e/6 industrial Ethernet cables
• RJ12/11 connectors
• Length: 5.325in. (135mm)
• Weight: 10.5oz (296g)

For additional pricing and more information on Platinum Tools and its complete product line, please visit www.platinumtools.com, call (800) 749-5783, or email info@platinumtools.com.

About Platinum Tools
Platinum Tools, founded in 1997, was created based upon two very simple objectives. First, develop the absolute best possible solutions for the preparation, installation, and hand termination of wire and cable. Second, implement an operational infrastructure that can deliver these products in an efficient, timely, and high quality manner.

All of our products must absolutely satisfy three critical benchmark criteria…utility of function; quality of function; and economic value. Our people are our company. They, too, must be focused on and work to satisfy three critical benchmark criteria…customer satisfaction; product knowledge and expertise; and willingness to learn and adapt.

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Platinum Tools® Debuts Maxim 6 Self-Adjusting Wire Stripper at 2014 CEDIA Expo

NEWBURY PARK, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 – Platinum Tools(R) (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation, hand termination and testing of wire and cable, is proud to announce the debut of the Maxim 6 Self Adjusting Wire Stripper 24-10 AWG (p/n 15310C) during CEDIA Expo 2014, held in Denver from Sept. 11-13 at the Colorado Convention Center, booth #500. The Maxim 6 is now shipping with an MSRP of $72.95.

“For use with round, oval and flat wire cable, the Platinum Tools Maxim 6 is a heavy duty, self-adjusting wire stripping and cutting tool with an ergonomic handle that is designed for comfort and reduces fatigue,” explained John Phillips, Platinum Tools product manager. “The autoform laminated stripping jaws form around the radius of the cable to ensure no damage to the inner conductor, while the built-in wire stop measures strip length. It has all the form and functionality the installer needs for any job.”

Additional specifications include:
• high leverage built in cutter with safety guard
• made from high grade polymers and carbon steels to ensure long life and reliable performance
• 24-10 AWG stripping range
• 30-10 AWG cutting range
• Manufactured in the UK

For additional pricing and more information on Platinum Tools and its complete product line, please visit www.platinumtools.com, call (800) 749-5783, or email info@platinumtools.com.

About Platinum Tools
Platinum Tools, founded in 1997, was created based upon two very simple objectives. First, develop the absolute best possible solutions for the preparation, installation, and hand termination of wire and cable. Second, implement an operational infrastructure that can deliver these products in an efficient, timely, and high quality manner.

All of our products must absolutely satisfy three critical benchmark criteria…utility of function; quality of function; and economic value. Our people are our company. They, too, must be focused on and work to satisfy three critical benchmark criteria…customer satisfaction; product knowledge and expertise; and willingness to learn and adapt.

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Severtson Screens Updates Legacy Series with Acoustically Transparent Screen Material; Launched at 2014 CEDIA Expo

Mesa, Ariz., July 31, 2014 – Severtson Screens (www.severtsonscreens.com), a global leader in innovative and quality projection screens for the home theater, education, house of worship, commercial, and pro AV markets, is pleased to announce that it has added a Bright White Acoustically Transparent (BWAT) screen material option to the acclaimed Legacy Series line-up. To coincide with the updated Acoustically Transparent (AT) materials and specifications, Severtson Screens has also set new aggressive dealer and distributor pricing for the entire Legacy Series projection screen line.

Now shipping and Made in the USA, Severtson Screens will officially launch the updated Legacy Series line during CEDIA Expo 2014, held in Denver from Sept. 11-13 at the Colorado Convention Center, booth #110.

“New high-end material options plus lower dealer and distributor pricing equals better overall sales margins,” explained Toby Severtson, president and CEO of Severtson Corp. “By updating the Legacy Series line with the most modern, state-of-the-art, and end-user-desired AT (perforated fabric) materials available and by controlling production in our own facility in Mesa, Ariz., we have been able to build and offer an even better screen while at the same time reducing overall manufacturing costs. We are passing those savings on to our dealers and distributors.”

As a result, now dealers and distributors can offer their customers multiple screen material options when selling and installing the acclaimed Legacy Series, all at a higher profit margin.

“Our customers asked for an even higher-end, acoustically-transparent screen solution for the Legacy series, and we responded,” added Severtson. “Designed for applications where a more realistic soundstage is desired, the Legacy’s new addition of BWAT allows for the installation of speakers to be placed directly behind the screen surface. With virtually no loss to the audio soundstage along with sharp image quality, its specially designed perforations allow the sound to pass through the screen material smoothly.”

The Legacy Series’ acoustic material is framed on a 30 degree angle to avoid moiré, and its AT surface is washable with mild soap and water, while also being flame retardant and mildew resistant.

Additional features include:
• Heavy duty contoured 3 1/8-inch aluminum frame
• Frame wrapped in light absorbing black velvet (the corners are matched perfectly)
• Severtson’s exclusive Tension Rod system provides a perfectly flat surface
• Sliding mounting brackets make for easy installation; allows for horizontal adjustment
• Fast assembly where each piece is individually wrapped, labeled, and organized
• Double boxed for protection during shipping
• Viewing angle: 60 degrees
• Gain: 1.0
• Assorted sizes available for 16:9 / 1.78:1 HDTV, 16:10 / 1.6:1 WidePC, 2.35:1 CinemaScope, and 4:3 Video formats
• Basic materials include Cinema White and Cinema Grey

Severtson asks that customers contact them directly for individual pricing for their specific needs. Dealers wishing to register with Severtson Screens for pricing and other details, please visit http://www.severtsonscreens.com/register.

“Watching movies at home is supposed to be fun and a great way to bring the family together much like a trip out to the big cinema does,” Severtson added. “We designed the BWAT Legacy Series to be just that…a way to bring the big screen experience home so that everyone can enjoy both the stunning visuals and unaltered audio as the movies were intended to be seen.”

Approaching its 30th anniversary in 2016, Severtson Corporation continues to be a global leader in innovation and quality. The Severtson family’s extensive experience in manufacturing small home theater screens and large cinema screens has given Severtson Corporation the expertise to meet the needs of the professional and consumer AV markets for both indoor applications as well as large outdoor venues.

With its three Arizona-based production facilities and its state-of-the-art robotic application system, Severtson has extensive production capabilities and an unusually wide array of screens. The screens range in size from massive movie theaters, comfortable home theaters, and everything in between.

For more information, please visit www.severtsonscreens.com, call 480-610-5155, or email sales@severtsonscreens.com.

About Severtson Screens
Mesa, Ariz.-based Severtson Screens, which celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2011, is an award-winning global leader in innovative and quality projection screens in the home theater, pro AV, and cinema markets. Its low rejection rate coupled with the high quality of all its products has made Severtson Corporation the industry standard for quality and customer service worldwide.

From its unlikely origins in the family kitchen to today’s three modern production facilities, Severtson Corporation has remained committed to the principles of innovation and uncompromising quality that have made them who they are today.

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Platinum Tools® Launches Next Generation Ergo Crimp Tool

CAMARILLO, Calif., July 21, 2014 – Platinum Tools(R) (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation, hand termination and testing of wire and cable, is proud to announce the launch of the 9-Inch Ergo Crimp Tool (p/n 16500). The 9-Inch Ergo Crimp Tool is now shipping with an MSRP of $39.95.

“The next generation of crimp tool technology designed around the user,” explained John Phillips, Platinum Tools product manager. “We’ve made crimping even easier and more comfortable. The ‘straight plate’ lower jaw assembly eliminates critical structural stress points, common in most competitive tools…it will not break under heavy stress and will last for years to come.”

Additional specifications include:
• crimps insulated terminals to 10 AWG and non-insulated terminals to 8 AWG
• variety of crimp dies available for CATV F,BNC, TNC, SMB, SMA and N series coaxial connectors
• accepts crimp die sets from most other popular tools (previous old crimping dies will work)
• reduced handle grip distance makes it ideal for all hand sizes and allows for prolonged, comfortable use
• smooth ratcheted crimp cycle with a safety release and no break over hand force
• adjustable cam for precision ratchet adjustment, allowing for a perfect crimp, no matter the die set or application

“The new 9-inch Ergo Crimp Tool is available with a number of tool and die specifications allowing it to work with a number of cable types, crimp types and sizes, and connector types,” Phillips added. “Custom dies are also available. Higher performance, reliability, versatility, and comfort. It’s all here.”

For additional pricing and more information on Platinum Tools and its complete product line, please visit www.platinumtools.com, call (800) 749-5783, or email info@platinumtools.com.

About Platinum Tools
Platinum Tools, founded in 1997, was created based upon two very simple objectives. First, develop the absolute best possible solutions for the preparation, installation, and hand termination of wire and cable. Second, implement an operational infrastructure that can deliver these products in an efficient, timely, and high quality manner.

All of our products must absolutely satisfy three critical benchmark criteria…utility of function; quality of function; and economic value. Our people are our company. They, too, must be focused on and work to satisfy three critical benchmark criteria…customer satisfaction; product knowledge and expertise; and willingness to learn and adapt.

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