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Technomad Amps Up Power For Distributed Audio Systems

PowerChiton

The PowerChiton is a nearly bomb-proof, amplifier-in-a-shell. The new high-power PowerChiton4 begins shipping in July.

New PowerChiton4 weatherproof amplifier ideal for powering large-area outdoor installations

BOSTON, June 7, 2010 – Technomad LLC, a leader in advanced loudspeakers and audio systems since 1995, is adding more power to its range of PowerChiton weatherproof amplifier modules. Able to produce 1600 watts for 8-ohm systems and 1800 watts for 4-ohm systems, the new PowerChiton4 offers more than three times the power of the current highest-power model (500 watts) in the same compact, NEMA-enclosed package. more

RelampIt! Distributors: Here’s What You Have Been Asking For

Distributors and dealers of Projector Lamp Services’ RelampIt! brand lamps and services will see a long awaited change to the relampit.com website this summer. Projector Lamp Services is pleased to announce that the Distributor Log-In portal, which has been in development for a number of months, will finally be available!
This distributor only, password-based site will offer access to PLS real-time inventory, as well as a shopping cart feature that will allow distributors and dealers to purchase the stock lamps. Additionally, the distributor portal will have a “lamp log? page, on which distributors can submit the date of sale for RelampIt! lamps in order to ensure the beginning of the standard 90 day warranty. more

Pixled Launches F-37L Flexible Mesh LED Video at InfoComm10

Pixled F-37L flexible mesh LED video displayAt InfoComm10, in Las Vegas June 9-11, be sure to stop by the Pixled booth # N2675 in the Digital Signage Pavilion in the North Hall. In addition to Pixled’s established range of low weight LED video technology, the company will be launching it’s innovative F-37L, a 37mm flexible mesh LED video display designed for both backdrop applications and creative LED applications. The F-37L is even featured on one of this summer’s high profile concert tours. Be sure to stop by our InfoComm booth to learn why designers are already specifying the Pixled F-37L! more

Extron First US Company to Recieve UL Energy Efficiency Certification

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Extron Electronics is the first US manufacturer to receive EEC – Energy Efficiency Certification from UL Environment, Inc. As an acknowledged global leader in environmental qualification and certification, UL Environment acts as an independent third party to test and certify products for compliance to a broad range of domestic and international energy efficiency requirements. Several Extron engineered products now carry the EEC mark, signifying compliance with multiple government energy efficiency standards, including strict adherence to U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR® Version 2.0 requirements. more

Extron Power Supplies Reach the Demonstrated MTBF Mark of 1,000,000 Hours

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Extron Electronics is pleased to announce that our Extron designed and manufactured power supplies have reached the 1,000,000 hour mark in demonstrated MTBF, Mean Time Between Failures. This feat was accomplished by exposing the power supplies to extreme testing in our in-house heating chamber that supports elevated temperature as well as constant temperature conditions. While most manufacturers purchase off-the-shelf switch mode power supplies that can be subject to variations in quality and reliability, we design and manufacture our own power supplies to ensure Extron quality throughout the product. To demonstrate the exceptional performance of our power supplies, we subjected them to grueling testing that lasted more than two years. We simulated an accelerated operational life span by placing a sample quantity of power supplies in a heat chamber at an ambient temperature of 85°C. This produced a demonstrated MTBF rather than a less reliable calculated MTBF that is based on the stated specifications of the individual components. more

Apantac Debuts New Universal Multiviewers that Support HDMI / DVI / VGA / YPbPr / YC / Composite / SDI Inputs at InfoComm 2010

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Apantac LLC, designer and developer of high quality, cost effective multiviewers and signal processing equipment continues to diversify their family of Multiviewers with the launch of the TAHOMA-DE Series of Multiviewers. They will be showcased at InfoComm 2010 Booth Number N1844 and are part of the award-winning TAHOMA platform of Multiviewers.

The TAHOMA-DE Multiviewers were primarily designed for the growing multi-image display processing demands of the command and control, medical, security, and a variety of Professional AV markets. more

ALTINEX PREMIERES TNP141 AND TNP141C INTERCONNECT BOXES

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Brea, CA – May 2010… Altinex, the leading manufacturer of Modular AV Solutions™, is pleased to announce the TNP141 and TNP141C (custom) Interconnect Boxes, the latest additions to the ever-expanding line of Tilt ‘N Plug interconnect solutions. Available in both standard and custom configurations, the new TNP141 / TNP141C interconnect boxes offer simple, one touch access for power and network access (or a variety of other connections, such as a video display)—making the tabletop connection point attractive for any boardroom or conference room table. more

PureLink’s MX-1800 / MX-3600 Multi-Format Modular Digital Matrix Router

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Little Ferry, New Jersey – PureLink has been known for manufacturing and providing the most reliable and top performing Integrated DVI and HDMI Matrix Routers since 2004. Recently PureLink’s new Modular Digital Matrix Router has been garnering a significant amount of attention due to multi-format to any multi-format with a switching time of under 20 milliseconds. more

Platinum Tools® Launches ProStrip Wire Strippers

Platinum Tools ProStrip wire strippers

Now Shipping, the ProStrip 10/20 Cuts and Strips 10-20 AWG Solid and 12-22 Stranded Wire, while the ProStrip 16/30 Cuts and Strips 16-30 AWG Solid and 18-32 AWG Stranded Wire

CAMARILLO, Calif., April 27, 2010 – Platinum Tools (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation and hand termination of wire and cable, is proud to launch its ProStrip wire strippers (P/Ns: 15003C & 15005C). Now shipping with an MSRP $13.99, the ProStrip 10/20 cuts and strips 10-20 AWG solid and 12-22 stranded, while the ProStrip 16/30 cuts and strips 16-30 AWG solid and 18-32 AWG stranded wire.

“Designed to meet the demanding expectations of professionals, Platinum Tools’ new ProStrip wire strippers deliver top performance, total comfort and consistent, reliable results,? explained Lee Sachs, Platinum Tools, Inc. president and general manager. more

Are Projector Lamps Considered E-Waste?

The projector lamp- a user-replaceable part found in projectors and rear-projection televisions. So when the user takes out the spent lamp to replace it, what is it considered? Is it e-waste? Should it be treated as such; the lamp being a component of a consumer electronic, but not necessarily an electronic component? more

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