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SP Controls Introduces PixiePlus Controller, Programming Wand

sp-controls-pixieplus-white.jpgSP Controls Inc. has announced the new PixiePlus, an advanced version of the company’s popular Pixie AV device controller. The PixiePlus increases user options with advanced features such as RS232 control, automatic device shut-down after a period of inactivity, and an optional real-time clock module which enables shutdown at a specific time of day. The device also provides for a security code, comprised of a sequence of button presses on the PixiePlus panel, that prevent unauthorized use of the AV system. Users have a choice of up to eight control buttons for setting up the PixiePlus panel. more

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SoundTube Announces RoHS Compliance

Las Vegas NV, InfoComm Booth N5851 – SoundTube Entertainment, the leading manufacturer of high-performance commercial sound systems, has adopted manufacturing techniques that meet the RoHS directive.

RoHS is a European standard for manufacturing that includes “the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment”. In detail, the RoHS bans any new electrical equipment that contains more than the agreed to levels of lead, cadmium, mercury, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyl (PBB) and polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE). The RoHS directive and regulations came into force on July 1, 2006. more

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SoundTube Implements NWAA Testing for Products

Las Vegas NV, InfoComm Booth N5851 – SoundTube Entertainment, the leading manufacturer of high-performance commercial sound systems, has announced that the company is utilizing an industry-certified external test lab to precisely measure and report the performance of SoundTube products. more

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SP Controls Announces CatLinc HDMI

sp-controls-catlinc-hdmi.jpgInfoComm Booth N5031 – SP Controls Inc. will introduce its CatLinc HDMI, an inexpensive device which allows transmission of HDMI signals over CAT5e cable. The device permits users to extend an HDTV display up to 150 feet away from an HDTV source, using two CAT5e cables, thus eliminating the need to purchase expensive HDMI cables when placing a display away from the source. The CatLinc HDMI is capable of supporting DVI equipment when used with an HDMI DVI adapter. The product includes one transmitter, one receiver, two HDMI cables, and one power supply. The device handles signal rates up to 2.25 Gbits, supporting a 1080p display. more

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SoundTube Enhances Marketing Team

PARK CITY, UT – SoundTube Entertainment has announced the addition of Ben Hansen to the company’s Park City staff and has expanded the corporate marketing role of Robin Fish, based in the parent corporation office in the Kansas City area. more

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Alcorn McBride to Showcase Video Binloop at InfoComm

alcorn-mcbride-video-binloop.jpgAlcorn McBride (InfoComm booth C3055) will demonstrate the company’s Video Binloop at the show. The Video Binloop is ideal for environments where a large number of repeating video feeds are required but rack space is limited. It provides up to 16 tracks of high bitrate MPEG-2 video in a 3 RU enclosure. Video clips, encoded at up to 15 Mbps, are stored digitally so there are no moving parts to wear out. It features composite, component and optional SDI (SMPTE 259M) video outputs. The product locks to NTSC or PAL video sync, and reads or generates linear timecode at many different SMPTE and EBU rates. It can be controlled using contact closures, RS-232, MIDI or Ethernet. Reproducer cards or entire Binloops can be grouped to respond to the same command, allowing a single event to control hundreds of tracks. Each video track may be multiplexed with stereo or Dolby AC3 audio. more

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SoundTube Updates HP Series With New Product

soundtube-hp129i.jpgPARK CITY, UT – SoundTube Entertainment, the leading manufacturer of high-performance commercial sound systems, has added the HP129i loudspeaker to its high performance HPi line. Designed for suspended installation in an open-ceiling environment such as gymnasiums or shopping malls, the HP 129i offers high sensitivity, high SPL capabilities and ultra-fast installation. more

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SoundTube Updates CMEZ Line With New Model

soundtube-cmez-82s.jpgPARK CITY, UT – SoundTube Entertainment has introduced the CMEZ-82s loudspeaker, a new addition to the company’s extensive in-ceiling-mount product line.

Available in an 8? size, the CMEZ-82s offers rapid, easy installation with a 3.5 “ depth short can mount, accommodating installations in tight spaces. Mounting material thicknesses ranging from 0.25? to 1.75? may be accommodated by SoundTube’s proprietary fixed-wing constant-tension mounting system, which also provides for rapid installation. A sealed can enclosure extends loudspeaker frequency range while delivering high-quality sound and higher efficiency. The loudspeaker features a pressure fit grille with a tap switch located under the grille for easy access to power settings; power settings include 25, 70.7, 100 Volt and 16 Ohm; UL 1480 and 2043 approvals are pending. more

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SoundTube Announces International Distributor of the Year

PARK CITY, UT – SoundTube Entertainment, the leading manufacturer of high-performance commercial sound systems, has named Sound Directions Limited of West London, United Kingdom, as the company’s International Distributor of the Year for 2007. The award was presented earlier this month at the Pro Light & Sound show in Frankfurt, Germany. more

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SP Controls Offers New Pixie Controller Options

South San Francisco, CA — SP Controls, Inc. has announced the availability of its popular Pixie control panels in a horizontal mounting format. These panels, designed for simple control of projectors or other AV equipment, are wall mounted and emulate the functions of handheld remotes. Each Pixie can provide between 2 and 6 buttons for device control; one Pixie can control two or more display devices. more

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