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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

Extron’s New, Larger DVI Distribution Amplifiers Now Shipping

dvida8_6093301-_1c_pub.jpgExtron Electronics is pleased to announce that all models in the DVI DA and DVI DA Plus series of DVI distribution amplifiers are now shipping. The DVI DA includes an existing two output version and a new four output version, while the new DVI DA Plus features four, six, and eight output versions. All models accept one single link DVI source and distribute digital video signals to multiple devices. They are compatible with DVI resolutions up to 1920×1200 @ 60Hz, including HDTV 1080p/60. The DVI DA Plus models also feature EDID Minder, which ensures that the DVI source powers up properly and maintains proper video output even if the digital display device is off, and source signal presence indication for quick, visual confirmation of system functionality. All of these distribution amplifiers are well-suited for a broad range of applications where a fully digital signal path from source to destination is preferred. more

Clark Wire & Cable Welcomes Outside Sales Manager

Clark Wire & Cable is proud to announce the hiring of Chris Lordots as it’s Outside Sales Manager. Chris is a graduate of Columbia College in Chicago where he holds a B.A. with a concentration in Audio Arts and Acoustics. He began at Gepco International in 1996 as the termination manager and eventually Midwest inside sales, then later the Western Region. In 2002 he was hired at Switchcraft, Inc. as a sales engineer and marketing director where he developed products for the Broadcast division. In 2005 he returned to Gepco as the Central Regional Sales manager until 2008. Chris recently returned to his Alma Mater as an instructor and now joins Clark Wire & Cable as Outside Sales Manager.

Phoenix Gold Takes Part in NextGen Home Experience

Phoenix Gold ATc8 in-ceiling speakersPORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 5, 2009 — Phoenix Gold® (phoenixgold.com), a brand of Rodin, is proud to announce that it is taking part in the next NextGen Home Experience “First to the Future? national showcase home, which will first be debuted during the at the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), held in Las Vegas, Nev. from Jan 8-11, 2009. The “First to the Future? home will be located a short distance from the Las Vegas and Sands Convention Centers. Phoenix Gold has supplied numerous speakers, video cable, and accessories for the showcase. more

Centronics Launches EHD-Branded HD FLEX Pivoting Head HDMI Cables

Centronics EHD-branded HD FLEX 90 degree pivoting head HDMI cableSTEVENSVILLE, Md. Dec. 18, 2008 — Centronics, Inc. (centronics.com), a leading distributor of audio, video, and accessory products for the residential, commercial, and security markets since 1959, is proud to announce the launch of its new EHD-branded HD FLEX 90 degree pivoting head HDMI cables. The new HD FLEX line is now available with an MSRP range of $39.95 – $69.95. more

SENNHEISER OFFERS UNIQUE 700 MHz WIRELESS MIC REBATE

OLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – DECEMBER 2008: Sennheiser Electronic Corporation has introduced a rebate program in preparation for the imminent ruling by the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) that will restrict the use of wireless mics operating in the so-called 700 MHz band. To receive a rebate, users must purchase new Sennheiser systems and components in an alternate range and trade-in an equal number of old wireless systems or components, including non-Sennheiser brands, that currently operate in frequencies between 698 – 806 MHz. The twelve-month program includes tiered rebates of up to $1,400 or a simple flat rebate. more

Combined Adder Crestron Solutions give Premium Clarity to Digital Signage and Touschscreen Installations

Adder Joins Crestron Integrated Partner Program

NEWBURYPORT, MA – Dec. 9, 2008 – Adder, a leading developer of KVM switches, extenders and KVM over IP solutions, today announced its inclusion into the Crestron Integrated Partner Program. Crestron, the world’s premier provider of advanced control and automation solutions will seamlessly integrate with Adder’s KVM and extension solutions to bring a higher level of audio and video quality to facilities where audio and video clarity is important. more

VMB ARKEOPS: Digital controllers with air absorption compensation

Valencia, Spain, December 2008 – Version 3 of VMB’s ARKEOPS digital controllers boasts air absorption compensation.

ARKEOPS ARK-48The attenuation effects of air are well known. At 15 000Hz, for instance, 12 dB of loss can be observed at 30 metres (100 feet) with 30% relative humidity. This makes an otherwise flat frequency response at close range totally dull when the audience is located at a distance. The problem gets worse as humidity decreases and to a less extent when it gets colder. more

Centronics Celebrates 50th Anniversary as a Leading Distributor Across Multiple A/V Markets

CentronicsSTEVENSVILLE, Md. Nov. 13, 2008 — 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 it will celebrate its 50th anniversary in January 2009. more

Avocent Announces the Industry’s First IEEE802.11n Based HD Video Extenders

Avocent MPX1550 Multipoint ExtenderHUNTSVILLE, Ala., November 10, 2008Avocent Corporation (NASDAQ: AVCT), the recognized leader in managed audio video wireless extension networking products for professional audio video applications, today announced the MPX1550 wireless extender. This breakthrough product combines Avocent’s field-proven MPX1500 wireless video distribution technology with the latest in WiFi advancements, IEEE802.11n MIMO-based radios, thereby raising the bar for wireless HD video distribution systems in terms of visual acuity, transmission distance, and noise immunity. more

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