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Pantel Launches Weatherproof Digital Signage-Specific LCD Monitors

Pantel’s new weatherproof digital signage-specific LCD monitorsGARDEN GROVE, Calif., Jan. 27, 2009 — Pantel (www.panteltv.com), the worldwide leader in outdoor weatherproof TV and monitor solutions, is proud to announce that it will launch multiple new weatherproof digital signage-specific LCD monitors at the 2009 Digital Signage Show (DSE), held in Las Vegas, Nev. from Feb. 24-26 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, booth #1853. more

Hitachi StarBoards Add Up For Kamiakin High School

hitachikamiakin2.JPG- Washington High School Is Utilizing Hitachi StarBoards To Enhance Mathematics Education –

Math class has never been as exciting since Kamiakin High School in Kennewick, Washington upgraded classroom technology with Hitachi Software StarBoard interactive whiteboards. Purchased through Troxell Communications, the school utilizes the Hitachi FXDUO-77 model StarBoard. more

Panamax Announces New MB850 Compact, Lightweight UPS Battery Back-Up for Home Theater Systems

PETALUMA, Calif. — Jan. 27, 2009 – Panamax, a world-leading provider of AC power management solutions, today announced a new compact, lightweight UPS battery back-up. Measuring 10.25 inches by 8.875 inches by 4.375 inches (length x height x width) and weighing only 16 pounds, the MB850 is an ideal back-up solution for home theater applications with remotely located A/V equipment or space and weight constraints. more

Centronics’ 50th Anniversary ‘09 Catalog Now Available

Centronics’ 50th Anniversary ‘09 Catalog Now AvailableSTEVENSVILLE, Md. Jan. 27, 2009 — Centronics, Inc. (centronics.com), a leading distributor of audio, video, and accessory products for the security, commercial, and residential markets since 1959, is proud to announce that its 2009 product catalog is now available online as well in print formats.

“As we celebrate Centronics’ 50th anniversary, we are proud to offer our new 2009 product catalog…our best product offering ever,? said Tony Pelura, Centronics general manager. “The new catalog not only offers 12 more pages of innovative new products since last year, we have also reduced pricing on many products across the A/V, DBS, off-air, high-definition, home theater, and satellite and antenna categories.? more

HaiVision’s MAKO-HD™ Provides Speed, Reliability Key to CRAN Telesurgery Project

MONTREAL — Jan. 26, 2009 — HaiVision Systems Inc., the world’s leading vendor of high-definition (HD) H.264 telepresence codecs, today announced that its hai1000™ codec systems, equipped with the exceptionally low-latency MAKO-HD™ H.264 codec, are being used by France’s CRAN (Research Center for Automatic Control) to support the study of robot-assisted telesurgery. Implemented as part of the RALTT (Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Telementoring and Telesurgery) project at the hospital of Nancy-Brabois, HaiVision’s advanced H.264 / MPEG-4 AVC compression technology enables reliable low-latency transfer of video over a VPN linking two test sites. more

Peavey Debuts Revolutionary New Power-Amp Technology in Ultra-Lightweight & Efficient IPR™ Series

Peavey IPR SeriesPeavey Electronics, a renowned innovator in power-amplifier design for more than 30 years, proudly introduces the new IPR™ Series of ultra-lightweight and efficient power amplifiers.

Boasting a net weight under 7 lbs. on its lightest model, the groundbreaking Peavey IPR Series utilizes an advanced design that allows Peavey engineers to dramatically reduce weight while increasing output power, reliability and thermal efficiency. IPR Series amplifiers are designed with a resonant switch-mode power supply and a high-speed class D topology that yields the highest audio resolution and efficiency available. more

Peavey XR® 1200 Series Powered Mixing Consoles Feature DSP & More

Peavey XR 1200 SeriesPeavey proudly introduces two new mixers to the renowned Peavey XR® Series powered-mixer line, the XR 1220 console and rack-mountable XR 1212, featuring patented Peavey technology and extensive digital signal processing.

The new XR 1220 and XR 1212 are based on dual 600-watt, class D power amplifiers that can be configured into five operating modes: Left & Right; Left & Right with Subwoofer; Main & Monitor; Main & Monitor with Subwoofer; and Monitor 1 and Monitor 2. The power amps deliver 600 watts to each side in all modes, and those modes with subwoofer option have a built-in fourth-order crossover that sends all frequencies below 100 Hz to the sub. more

Peavey Updates Popular PR™ Series Powered Loudspeakers With Lightweight, Class-D Power

Peavey PR 15DPeavey has updated the best-selling PR Series powered loudspeakers with its new class D amplifier topology for even lighter weight on the new PR 15D and PR 12D models.

The Peavey PR 15D and PR 12D are two-way powered loudspeaker systems engineered with a bi-amplified class D power section that drives a 12″ woofer with a robust 150 watts continuous and a 1.4″ titanium-diaphragm RX™14 compression driver with another 50 watts continuous. This high-speed amp topology yields the highest audio resolution and efficiency available, and has helped the PR Series shed 20% more weight than previous models, down to a mere 37 lbs. for the PR 15P and 28 lbs. for the PR 12P. more

Harman Professional Showcases Brilliant Audio Quality At The SBS ISU Senior and Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final

In another example of Harman Professional technologies being deployed at world leading sporting events, integrator Sovico, a Korean distributor, designed a Harman sound system at the 2008-2009 SBS ISU Senior and Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Finals held at Ice Arena in Goyang City, Republic of Korea, from December 11 to 14. Goyang Ice Arena opened with international and state-of-the-art facilities at the Goyang SPART Comlex & Park in October 2005. Sovico provided the design set-up for the rink’s Harman Professional audio system. A total of 84 skaters represented 12 International Skating Union (ISU) members during the course of the four-day event; all looking for the opportunity to win medals and prize money in either of the disciplines that are rewarded; men’s singles, ladies’ singles, pair skating, and ice dancing. more

Pop Academie Chooses Studer Vista 5 For Recording Studio Training Center

The Pop Academie National College for Popular Music located in Mannheim serves a very active music scene with artists such as Xavier Naidoo, die Söhne Mannheims, Laith Al-Deen, Groove Guerrilla, Mardi Gras.BB and Joy Fleming. Founded in 2003 by the Baden-Württemberg county as a public-private partnership, the Pop Academie is funded through national and private contributions. more

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