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Touchscreen Media Room

mr07a150.jpgThe following information is courtesy of the 2007 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Designers’ Choice Awards. For more information on how to become a member of CEDIA, or information on its awards program please visit www.cedia.org or call (800) 669-5329.

2007 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Awards Entry:
Best Media Room

Our project was part of an interior renovation. We selected a 65in. plasma, ceiling-mounted LCR and surround loudspeakers, and an in-cabinet subwoofer based on the architectural constraints of the room. We have had excellent results with this loudspeaker setup in previous installations as dialogue is perceived to be coming from the screen with the benefit of eliminating any clutter on the display wall. more

ALTINEX ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF NEW PRODUCT CATALOG

catalog13_lo.JPGBrea, CA – August 2008… Altinex, recognized globally as a leading manufacturer of Modular AV Signal Management Solutions™, is pleased to announce the availability of the company’s new product catalog. Encompassing and extensive range of control, routing, and connectivity solutions for the most technologically sophisticated AV system designs, the new catalog serves as a one stop shop for consultants, system designers, and contractors to locate and identify the Altinex products best suited to a particular installation. more

Basement Family Home Theater

lht16a150.jpgThe following information is courtesy of the 2007 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Designers’ Choice Awards. For more information on how to become a member of CEDIA, or information on its awards program please visit www.cedia.org or call (800) 669-5329.

2007 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Awards Entry:
Best Large Home Theater, Level III: $120,000 – $143,000

The client wanted to provide a very comfortable user friendly high-impact home theater experience for his family. The theater was the feature room of a recently renovated basement area which included a snooker room and bar area. A special feature for the client was the ability to integrate his 40-year-old Grundig reel-to-reel recorder that he had purchased in Sweden and carried back home as hand luggage. Winding up those tapes again and playing them to his grandchildren gives him tremendous pleasure. more

VARIZONE VAB Gives Voice To Complex Messaging/Music Zoning Applications

VARIZONE VAB system frame ATLAS SOUND INTRODUCES NEW VARIZONE VAB New digital PA and voice evacuation system brings value-oriented design options
to applications requiring complex messaging and music zoning

PHOENIX, AZ, July 28, 2008 –Expanding upon the successful line of Varizone products that have been installed in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House and many other prestigious facilities, manufacturer Klotz Digital and North American Varizone distributor Atlas Sound are now introducing VARIZONEintroducing VARIZONE VAB. more

Panamax MAX™ 5300-PM Chosen for ‘If These Walls Could Talk’ Exhibition at Biltmore™

PETALUMA, Calif. — July 29, 2008 — Panamax, a world-leading provider of AC power management solutions, today announced that its MAX™ 5300-PM power management system has been installed at the historic Biltmore™ in Asheville, N.C., to enhance video quality and provide power protection for a Blu-ray presentation. As part of the “If These Walls Could Talk” exhibition, the video showcases conservators at work and the care that goes into preserving America’s largest home. more

LIKE A ROCK

Atlas Sound Rock SpeakerAtlas Sound unveils new Strategy Series landscape loudspeaker systems

PHOENIX, AZ, July 24, 2008—Ready for poolside music, outdoor parties, sunning on the deck, and as the source of this summer’s soundtrack for a full range of warm weather activities, Atlas Sound’s new Strategy Series Rock loudspeaker, ROCKFA62T-BR is ideally suited for any commercial or residential landscape application. more

ATLAS EXPANDS LINE OF RACK ACCESSORIES

Atlas Sound SD2-14Pullout drawers, sequenced power conditioner, and keyboard/monitor drawer included among latest catalog offerings

PHOENIX, AZ, July 28, 2008—Atlas Sound introduces a host of new products including a number of rack accessories providing value-engineered storage and power conditioning alternatives.

Making their debut within the SD Series, two, three, four, and six RU pullout drawers (models SD2-14, SD3-14, SD4-14, and SD6-14 respectively) come equipped with a standard 14-inch drawer slide and overall drawer depth of 14.75 inches. Employing a recessed design and reversed hanger that keeps contents inside from falling out if the rack enclosure is moved, each drawer is available with an optional key lock. more

NEW AA-PPRC PRIORITY PAGING REMOTE CONTROLLER DEBUTS FROM ATLAS SOUND

AtlasSoundAA-PPRCCompact device offers versatile features at an affordable price

PHOENIX, AZ, July 18, 2008 – A two input by two output speaker level relay switcher, the new AA-PPRC Priority Paging Remote Controller from Atlas Sound is a compact device ideally suited for use in any application in which audio needs to be temporarily muted so that a page can be heard. Perfect for zone paging management in new or existing systems found in boardrooms, schools, health care centers, and hotels, the controller comes standard with its own 12VDC external power supply, and is ready for immediate mounting and use. more

AURALEX BOOSTS UP HOME THEATERS WITH NEW DESIGN SERIES AT CEDIA 2008

Auralex Ceiling TilesDENVER, CO – Auralex Acoustics, the industry leader in innovative sound control solutions, is helping users give a boost to their home theaters and multi-purpose rooms with its new Home Design (HD) Series acoustical products. Auralex’s HD Series functions as a highly decorative room décor system that combines Auralex’s unsurpassed acoustical qualities with a unique aesthetic approach. The complete line of Auralex’s HD Series includes SonoSuede HD, SubDude HD, SpeakerDudes HD, SonoFlat HD Systems and Acoustical Drop HD, which will also be on display at CEDIA 2008 (Booth 630). more

Phoenix Gold® Debuts CT Series In-Wall/In-Ceiling Contractor Speaker Line

PORTLAND, Ore., July 23, 2008 — Phoenix Gold® (phoenixgold.com) is proud to announce that it will debut the new CT Series In-Wall/In-Ceiling speaker line at the 2008 CEDIA Expo, held in Denver from Sept. 4-7 at the Colorado Convention Center, booth 560. Phoenix Gold’s new contractor speakers compose a high quality 10-model line that utilize proven materials and engineering to create a high value driven product offering. The new CT Series is scheduled to ship in November 2008. more

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