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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

“Good to Go? DIY Video Demystifies Flat-Panel TV Mounting

Jason Cole in “Good to Go?ANAHEIM, CALIF. (Aug. 11, 2008) – As consumer spending on flat-panel TVs continues to grow, more and more homeowners are getting rid of their bulky entertainment centers in favor of wall mounting their new TVs. The percentage of U.S. households planning to buy a new TV is at an all-time high. In fact, according to ABCNews.com, in June 2008, 12.2 percent of U.S. households planned a TV purchase.

To support the millions of do it yourselfers and weekend warriors who will be hanging flat-panel TVs in the next few months, Premier Mounts (www.mounts.com) has created the “Good to Go? how-to video. The non-commercial video is available for download at Premier Mounts’ Web site at http://www.premiermounts.com/videos/good-to-go-video.html as well as several other video-share Web sites including YouTube, Veoh, Yahoo! Videos and Howcast. more

Audiophile Meets AudioStyle: Leon Speakers Redefines Custom Home Audio With New Profile 404-X-A

ANN ARBOR, Mich. ― Aug. 7, 2008 ― Leon Speakers, a manufacturer of custom-built, on-wall loudspeakers for flat-panel displays, today announced the release of the latest addition to the popular Leon Profile™ Series: the ultra-high-fidelity Profile 404-X-A. Beautifully styled and expertly crafted, the Profile 404-X-A delivers high fidelity and high design to any environment. With a depth of only 3¼ inches, it perfectly complements new, thinner flat-panel TVs, and can be custom-built to match the exact height and finish of any display. Furthermore, the Profile 404-X-A is available in a number of wood-veneered baffles and can be painted to match any interior color. more

NuVision® Adds New FX5 120Hz Models to Full Lucidium Series 1080p Deep Black™ LCD Flat Panels Lineup

Scottsdale, Ariz., August 7, 2008 – NuVision® U.S. Inc., a Scottsdale, Ariz.-based manufacturer of high performance 1080p Deep Black™ LCD displays, is proud to announce it will feature three new models within its complete lineup of acclaimed Lucidium Series Deep Black LCD HDTVs at the 2008 CEDIA Expo, held in Denver from Sept. 4-7 at the Colorado Convention Center, booth 950. The 42-, 47, and 52-inch “FX5 120Hz? models will join the Lucidium Series lineup of 22-, 26-, 32-, 37-, 42-, 47-, 52, and 65-inch models, which are now all shipping. The new FX models are scheduled to ship Q4 ‘08. more

TV One Releases Professional Six Input 17? HDTV Color Monitor

lm-1750hd-iso.jpgERLANGER, KY, August 6, 2008— The LM-1750HD high performance Multi-format 17? Color LCD Monitor from TV One features inputs for SDI (either SD or HD) with an active output, HDMI, Analog RGBHV, YUV or YPbPr Component Video and 2x Composite Video. An YC input is available and can be used in lieu of one of the Composite inputs. The monitor offers five Stereo inputs with dual internal speakers and Front panel Tally LED’s that can be activated externally via a DB9 connector. The unit is now shipping and has a suggested retail price of $3950. 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

Chief Introduces New Power-Infused Mounts

CMS445PMinneapolis, MN, USA — (July 2008) – www.chiefmfg.com – Chief Manufacturing, the industry leader in flat panel TV and projector mounts, now offers power-infused mounts and accessories. These new products offer power, power conditioning, and surge protection to Chief’s popular suspended ceiling kits and in-wall box. Improve the audio and video performance of projectors and flat panel TVs by cleaning and purifying the AC while also providing surge and spike protection. 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

Atlas Sound 700 Series racks gain seismic certification

Atlas Sound 700 SeriesEARTHSHAKING NEWS

PHOENIX, AZ, July 17, 2008—Fully compliant with NEBS (Network Equipment Building System) guidelines, the new seismic-certified 700 Series racks from Atlas Sound are now shipping in popular 35RU-44RU configurations.

Conducted on a shaker table, dynamic tests leading to the seismic certification of the 700 Series replicated the full-force rattle and roll of an actual Zone 4 earthquake, which is comparable to an 8.0 on the Richter scale. In-stock and available now fitted with the new SBK700 brackets, the seismic-ready product group includes 25-inch deep models 735-25, 740-25, and 744-25, as well as models 744-30 and 744-36, which are 30 and 36 inches deep respectively. more

Pantel Launches Water/Weatherproof “Mirror? LCD HDTV Line at 2008 CEDIA Expo

7-25-08-pantel-mirror-tv.jpgGARDEN GROVE, Calif., July 25, 2008 — Pantel (www.panteltv.com), the worldwide leader in outdoor weatherproof TV solutions, is proud to announce that it will launch its new water/weatherproof “Mirror TV? product line at the 2008 CEDIA Expo, held in Denver from Sept. 4-7 at the Colorado Convention Center, booth 593. The three new 20-, 32-, and 42-inch screen sizes are now shipping via special order, and are perfect for not only the outdoors, but for indoor bathrooms, showers, and saunas, as well. more

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