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KanexPro Introduces Cube Up™ 4×1 HDMI Switcher with 2D to 3D Converter

Cube Up™ 4×1 HDMI Switcher with 2D to 3D Converter

An all-in-one solution designed to switch four HDMI sources such as a Blu-ray player, satellite box, game console or a media PC to your HD display and subsequently convert the content from your 2D sources to 3D for viewing it on 3D enabled TVs and 3D based DLP projectors and monitors. This HD switcher features real-time hardware conversion of 2D content to 3D during playback.

It provisions full 3D (all formats) such as side-by-side, top-by-bottom, 3D frame-packing & 3D page-flip with HD 1080p and multi-channel audio. The CubeUp is fully compliant with HDCP, EDID and CEC. The built-in scaler provides up scaling of DVD quality video to full HD 1080p resolution, supporting color depth to 12-bits per more

Middle Atlantic BGR Series Equipment Racks At CEDIA 2011

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Middle Atlantic Products is now shipping its groundbreaking new BGR Series racks, featuring the highest level of space efficiency and strength available in a rack system. Originally unveiled at InfoComm, the BGR Series incorporates the most comprehensive feature set currently available for hassle-free, efficient system integration in commercial and residential applications alike.

Primary benefits of the BGR Series design include time and labor savings, installation and field flexibility, superior cable management and high flow/low energy DC cooling options. Core to the BGR Series rack’s enhanced functionality is the company’s new patent-pending LeverLock™ Interior Management System, which facilitates mounting of small devices along the rack interior sides, and advanced cabling management. Comprised of a series of unique, tool-free vertical and horizontal lacing bars and device mounting plates, the LeverLock system promotes fast, flexible installation and servicing and can save more than 4 rackspaces per enclosure in typical installations.

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ADAM Audio Ships Grand Theatre Component System

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Indianapolis, IN––ADAM Audio, one of the world’s leading designer and manufacturers of high end home loudspeakers and professional monitors, is now delivering the new GTC (Grand Theatre Component) system specifically aimed at high end custom-designed home theater installations.
Featuring the company’s exclusive X-ART tweeter technology and new midrange and bass reflex enclosure designs, the new GTC55, GTC77, GTC88 and GTC Sub offer transparent, natural audio performance and unique features such as an adjustable tweeter section for unparalleled mounting flexibility.
The GTC series consists of four components that can be individually combined. Each incorporates ADAM converter technology, the ART (Accelerating Ribbon Technology) and high-quality mid-woofers. The two larger speakers also have integrated segments on which the drivers are mounted. These segments can be twisted by 90 degrees so the speakers can function both in a horizontal and vertical setup. In addition this feature allows the easy and efficient adjustment of the more

Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions’ HC9000D 3D Front Projector Features Anamorphic Support, Reduced Price

Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions’ HC9000D 3D Front Projector Features Anamorphic Support, Reduced Price

IRVINE, Calif., September 7, 2011 – Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions America, Inc. has reduced the price of its successful flagship Diamond HC9000D front projector to $5995, and will be showcasing it along with its line of large-screen visual displays at the CEDIA Home Theater Show in Indianapolis, September 7-10, 2011 in Booth #5537. Mitsubishi Electric’s new Diamond HC9000D 3D projector is packed with features that create crisp, vivid, engaging 3D images that can be displayed on 100-inch screens, creating a true theater experience.

The HC9000D is also the only 3D projector in its price range that supports anamorphic modes, so viewing original widescreen 2.35:1 aspect ratio films is easy and cost effective. With support for Anamorphic Lens Modes 1 and 2, users enjoy the optimum home theater viewing experience with every inch of the screen more

Industry Veteran Jerry Cave Joins Current Marketing’s Sales and Marketing Team

Jerry Cave - Current Marketing

Jerry Cave – Current Marketing

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 1, 2011 – Current Marketing (www.greatreps.com) is proud to announce that industry veteran Jerry Cave has joined the manufacturer’s representative’s sales and marketing team covering the Southwest territory, effective immediately.

“I’m thrilled to be a part of the Current Marketing team, getting back to what I feel I do best,? said Cave. “The manufacturer’s rep job is challenging and rewarding, and I look forward to again working with my many friends and associates in the consumer electronics industry.?

Cave started his career in the consumer electronics industry in 1975, which included time as a manufacturer’s rep in the Midwest for seven years, as well as developing car audio brand Adcom. He also had two stints with Rockford Corporation that spanned more than 14 more

KanexPro Introduces Cube Up™ – 2D to 3D Converter with Built-in Scaler at CEDIA EXPO 2011

Cube Up™ - 2D to 3D Converter with Built-in Scaler

Designed to take content from your 2D video sources and instantaneously convert it into 3D for viewing on 3D enabled TVs and 3D based DLP projectors and monitors.

Brea, Calif., September 1st, 2011 – KanexPro (Booth #309) the leading A/V Connectivity solutions provider is pleased to introduce a cutting-edge 2D to 3D converter called the “CubeUp?. This 3D converter is designed to take content from your 2D video sources and instantaneously convert it into 3D for viewing on 3D enabled TVs and 3D based DLP projectors and monitors. Comprised of one HDMI input and one HDMI output for connecting it to the 3DTV, this compact box features real-time hardware conversion of 2D content to 3D during playback. Engineered to transform sources such as PCs, Blu-ray players, STB’s and cable boxes to 3D format. In addition, 3D depth and scaling parameters can be fully adjusted simply at the touch of a button.

It provisions full 3D (all formats) such as side-by-side, top-by-bottom, 3D frame-packing & 3D page-flip with HD 1080p and multi-channel audio. The CubeUp is fully compliant more

Savant Drivers Now Available for Tripp Lite A/V UPS Systems

Savant and Tripp Lite: Partners in Excellence

Chicago, IL (August 31, 2011)–Tripp Lite, a world-leading manufacturer of power protection equipment, is pleased to announce that it is now part of Savant’s Partners in Excellence Program. Four Tripp Lite UPS systems for audio/video applications now have drivers available for Savant’s integrated control solutions.

Tripp Lite A/V UPS Systems with Savant drivers:

* HTR05-1U–intelligent automatic voltage regulation–500VA
* HTR10-2U–pure sine wave / double conversion–1000VA
* HTR15-2U–pure sine wave / double conversion–1500VA
* HTR22-3U–pure sine wave / double conversion–2200VA

Savant’s Partners in Excellence Program seeks to promote relationships with the leading manufacturers of audio, video, lighting control, HVAC, security and related products. This strategic relationship enables products like Tripp Lite’s A/V UPS Systems to operate seamlessly in a Savant system’s environment.

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Platinum Tools® Launches All-in-One Stripping Tool at 2011 CEDIA Expo

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Platinum Tools All-in-One Stripping Tool, designed for stripping RG11, RG7, RG6Q, RG6, CAT5E, CAT6, CAT6A, and other audio and multi-conductor cables quickly and easily.

CAMARILLO, Calif., August 31, 2011 – Platinum Tools (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation and hand termination of wire and cable, is proud to announce it will launch the All-in-One Stripping Tool (part # 15018C ) at the 2011 CEDIA Expo, held in Indianapolis from Sept. 7-10 at the Indiana Convention Center, booth 737. The All-in-One Stripping Tool is now shipping.

“The All-In-One Stripping Tool is designed to strip various types of cables being used in the voice, data and video network markets,? said Lee Sachs, Platinum Tools, Inc. president and general manager. “The rugged All-In-One will strip RG11, RG7, RG6Q, more

ihiji invision Remote Network Monitoring Solution Adds Control4 Integration and Expands ZigBee Device Monitoring Capabilities

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Austin, TX – August 31, 2011 – ihiji, creator of the award-winning remote monitoring and support system invision, today announces that it has officially joined the Control4® Solution Provider Program, further expanding an already impressive suite of solutions made possible by pairing ihiji invision with Control4 products and ZigBee devices.

ihiji invision is a cloud-based remote monitoring and support system which enables integrators to increase system reliability and improve customer service levels while simultaneously reducing service department overhead and earning sustainable recurring revenues, through the implementation of annual remote systems monitoring service contracts.

The Control4 Solution Provider Program identifies and recommends products and services that will enhance business-management processes for its dealers. With tools that assist in sales, marketing, installation, application development, and business operations, Control4 Solution Provider companies help dealers differentiate their business in the marketplace, increase their profitability, and be more successful selling Control4 solutions. An unyielding commitment to supporting dealer success is shared by both Control4 and ihiji, making the collaboration even more beneficial.
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KanexPro Introduces the Ultimate Long-Runner with HDBaseT® & 5Play™ Technology at CEDIA EXPO 2011

Long Runner 5PL

100M HDMI Extender with PoE, IR, RS-232, Ethernet and 3D Support

Brea, Calif., Aug 22, 2011 – KanexPro (Booth #309) the leading A/V Connectivity solutions provider is proud to introduce its groundbreaking HDMI® Extender, based on HDBaseT® technology called the “The Long –Runner 5PL? which includes all the five main elements of a typical A/V install: Audio, Video, Power, Control, and the Distance needed for versatility and swift installation. Guaranteed to work with any number of HDMI sources and displays.

Route high-resolution HDMI signals with full HD 1080p from the source up to 330 feet (100m) to your HD display. In addition, it supports PoE (Power over Ethernet) eliminating excess or unwanted power drain and also provides power to the receiver at the remote location, giving the ultimate freedom to the flat-panel or projector from being tethered to the AC outlet.
It provisions full 3D (all formats) and resolutions up to 4Kx2K (4 times the 1080p) with multichannel more

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