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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

Extron Premieres New 1500′ Twisted Pair Receivers for Extended Distances

Anaheim, California – Extron Electronics is pleased to introduce the MTP 1500RL Series of extended distance twisted pair receivers. Available in four models, the new extended distance receivers work with MTP Series transmitters to send high resolution video along with RS-232 or audio signals 1,500 feet or more over a single CAT 5-type cable. The extended distance receivers are compatible with resolutions up to 1600×1200 UXGA, and feature separate continuously variable level and peaking adjustments that precisely optimize image quality for various cable lengths. The receivers are housed in low profile, rack-mountable metal enclosures that can be discreetly mounted in racks or behind wall-mounted displays. more

Extron Announces New 144×144 High Performance, Modular Fiber Optic Matrix Switcher

Anaheim, California – Extron Electronics is pleased to introduce the FOX 4G Matrix 14400, a high performance, modular fiber optic matrix switcher for complete, end-to-end digital A/V signal transmission and routing over fiber optic cable. It is expandable in sizes from 16×16 up to 144×144, and supports digital switching at rates up to 4.25 Gbps. Equipped with all of the convenience features common to Extron matrix switchers, together with hot-swappable I/O boards, real-time system monitoring, and redundant, hot-swappable power supplies, the FOX 4G Matrix 14400 delivers highly reliable, enterprise-wide switching of fiber optic A/V and control signals for any mission-critical environment. more

ELITE SCREENS, INC. ANNOUNCES VMAX PLUS3 COMMERCIAL ELECTRIC PROJECTION SCREEN

CERRITOS, Calif., April 2, 2008 — Elite Screens, Inc. an innovative company that specializes in affordable high quality projector screens, today announced its VMAX Plus3 electric projection screen designed to accommodate large presentation halls, auditoriums, churches and community theaters. The screen is available in either a 4:3 (NTSC) or 16:9 (HDTV) aspect ratio with a wide range of sizes, from 200? through 400? diagonal. It’s made of Elite’s proprietary MaxWhite 1.1 gain synthetic weave material that provides a wide diffusion cone for easy visibility in large room presentations. The screen material is durable, fire resistant and easy to clean. more

Hard Rock Park, World’s First Rock ‘n’ Roll Theme Park, Opens With Peavey Pro Audio

Hard Rock ParkMYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Hard Rock Park, the world’s first rock ‘n’ roll theme park, is a multifaceted musical experience that brings to life the iconic music that changed the course of music history and continues to influence generations of music fans. more

Gabisom Brings Power And Performance To World’s Largest Music Festival With JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays at Rock In Rio

Demonstrating the rising global popularity of JBL VERTEC® line arrays for the world’s most challenging live-performance events, Brazil-based Gabisom Audio Equipment provided a massive VERTEC line array system at Rock in Rio, the world’s largest music festival. The first in two series of shows, Rock in Rio Lisbon featured performances by Lenny Kravitz, Bob Dylan, Bon Jovi, Metallica, Rod Stewart, and Linkin Park. The second series of shows in Madrid featured Bob Dylan, Franz Ferdinand, Chris Cornell, Neil Young, Shakira, The Police, and Amy Winehouse. more

Clair Showco Provides Studer Vista 5 SR Digital Audio Console For Country Music Star Keith Urban Nationwide Tour

Showcasing the quality, ease of use and reliability of the Studer Vista 5 SR console, Clair Showco of Lititz, PA, recently provided the audio system for country music star Keith Urban’s U.S.-based tour. The multi-city tour featured Studer Vista 5 SR digital audio consoles in use for both FOH and monitor mixing applications. more

YAMAHA COMMERCIAL AUDIO SYSTEMS PRESENTS NEXO S12 LINE ARRAY SHOWCASE IN THE ‘BIG APPLE’

NEXO GEO S 12 SeriesBUENA PARK, Calif.─Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. invites all tri-state dealers, consultants and end users to attend a NEXO S12 Series Line Array Showcase on Tuesday, August 5 between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm to be held at The Grand Ballroom at the Manhattan Center, 311 West 34th Street, New York City, 7th Floor.

“These boxes are among the best sounding line arrays produced by NEXO,? states Bob Quinones, District Manager. “They are derived from the highly regarded GEO D series but are smaller and more cost effective. This is a great sounding series, at the right price point, and at the right time.? more

SVC Announces the 2008 Pick Hit Award Winners

SVC Pick Hit AwardsOnce again this year, at InfoComm 08 in Las Vegas, SVC‘s editorial team fanned out to find some of the most important, leading-edge AV-related products debuting at the show, investigating if they might be deserving of our annual InfoComm Pick Hit awards. more

Series of Professional DVI-D Distribution Amplifiers Shipping from TV One

1t-da-564-front.jpgERLANGER, KY, July 16, 2008— The TVOne-task series of DVI-D Distribution Amplifiers consist of three professional units that distribute two and four DVI-D signals. The 1T-DA-552 provides two DVI outputs, the 1T-DA-554 provides four DVI outputs and the 1T-DA-564 provides four DVI outputs plus four Analog Stereo and four S/PDIF Coaxial Audio outputs. Each product in this series is compliant with HDMI v1.3 and all are HDCP Compliant. more

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