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GUADALAJARA GRILL UPGRADES AUDIO CAPABILITIES

Baldwin Park, CA – May 2008 … Recognized throughout greater Los Angeles as one of the best Mexican restaurants in the area, the Guadalajara Grill offers an extensive menu featuring classic favorites as well as modern adaptations to Mexican culinary tradition. Every bit as fresh and exciting as the menu is the performances by the house Mariachi band. With a décor entirely imported from Guadalajara, this is a restaurant that brings old Mexico right to one’s table. To keep the music lively and evenly distributed throughout the house, the Guadalajara Grill recently upgraded its audio capabilities as part of an extensive facility renovation. Included in the new sound system setup are a sizeable collection of MIPRO, Superlux, and Avlex microphone systems. more

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The Black Crowes put on Warpaint with Shure

ON THE ROAD, May 28, 2008—Currently touring in support of Warpaint, their latest release on the independent Silver Arrow label, The Black Crowes have shown hands-down that they are still, as the UK’s Melody Maker once called them, “the most rock ‘n’ roll rock ‘n’ roll band in the world.” more

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New JBL VerTec Powered Full Size Line Arrays With Drivepack Technology Are Life Of The Party At San Diego’s Cinco De Mayo Festival

May 29, 2008 —Showcasing the newest additions in JBL’s VERTEC® line array series, local rental company Meeting Services, Inc. provided sound reinforcement for the La Fiesta Del Pueblo Cinco de Mayo music festival at the Del Mar Fairgrounds’ outdoor grandstand in San Diego with a powered, full-size system. Featured entertainers for the multi-act festival included popular Latin artists La Arrolladora Banda El Limon, Vilma Diaz y La Sonora, and Los Moonlights, among many others. more

CANON REALiS X600 MULTIMEDIA PROJECTOR REVOLUTIONIZES ART INSTRUCTION AT MASSAPEQUA HIGH SCHOOL

canon-realis-x600.jpgArt instruction has been made easier for students at Massapequa High School on suburban Long Island, New York. Until recently, when Art Educator Vickie Ahearn needed to show her class close-up pictures of brush strokes or other fine artistic details, it required passing a book around the room or having students surround her desk to view illustrations. Now, however, a Canon REALiS X600 Multimedia Projector provides the class with large-screen displays of crisp XGA resolution images and all the 3500 ANSI lumen brightness necessary to view art illustrations without having to dim the lights. more

AVAD Introduces Its “We Know What You Do? Customer Service Guarantee

Latest Dealer Friendly Initiatives from AVAD Feature 30-Day Initial Failure Exchange and 90-Day “Good as New? Full Credit Return Privileges

Van Nuys, Calif. – May 28,2008 – AVAD LLC, America’s leading distributor of custom home electronics, continues to demonstrate its understanding of the needs of custom dealers with its “We Know What You Do? Customer Service Guarantee, which features a 30-day exchange for all initial failures and a 90-day “Good as New? full-credit return privileges. more

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RTI Announces Distribution Agreement with Invision UK

Control System Manufacturer Partners with Leading International Distributor to Service UK and Ireland

SHAKOPEE, Minn. — May 29, 2008 — Remote Technologies Inc. (RTI), the leading control systems manufacturer, has announced a distribution agreement with Invision UK, one of the UK’s leading trade-only distributors of groundbreaking home technology products. Catering to the high-end consumer electronics and home automation markets, Invision UK will serve as RTI’s exclusive international distributor in the UK and Ireland effective June 1st. more

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OmniMount Expands Low Profile Series to Include Fixed Mounts

Entire Line of Impressive Low Profile Flat Panel Mounts Now Include Both Fixed and Tilt Versions

PHOENIX, Ariz. – May 29, 2008 – OmniMount, dedicated to being a one-stop shop for professional products, has expanded its Low Profile Series to include fixed versions of its award-winning low profile tilt mounts, ideal for applications where tilt functionality isn’t necessary. Appropriately named the Low Profile Series, this line features a remarkably slim mounting profile—only 1.5? off the wall in the fixed position—that ensures that flat panels blend seamlessly into any environment and collectively address every price point and application in the market. The LPHDM-F, LPHDL-F, and LPHDX-F fixed mounts and the LPHDM-T, LPHDL-T, and LPHDX-T tilt mounts support flat panels from 26?- 42?, 40?-63? and 55?-75? respectively. more

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TV One Releases Video Scaler that will Up/Cross Convert to HDMI with Audio

1T-VS-658ERLANGER, KY, May 29, 2008—The 1T-VS-658 from the TVOne-task line is a professional Up and Cross Converter with an HDMI output. The video inputs include HDMI, DVI (via the HDMI connector), Analog RGB/YPbPr via an HD-15, Analog YPbPr or 480i/576i YUV Component via three RCA, YC and Composite Video. There are Five Analog Stereo inputs and a SPDIF Coaxial Digital Audio input available for embedding into the HDMI output. A separate Coaxial Digital Audio output is also provided and audio delays of up to150ms can be introduced to insure lip sync. more

TV One’s Professional Analog and DVI Cross Converter Now Shipping

1T-Vs-558ERLANGER, KY, May 28, 2008—The latest problem solving product added to the arsenal of TVOne-task products is the 1T-VS-558 Video Scaler. It accommodates resolutions up to WUXGA and 1080p and allows conversion between them as well as between digital and analog. The unit also accepts 480i or 576i YUV interlaced analog component video, such as from a DVD Player for up-conversion. The unit has separate inputs consisting of DVI-D, Analog RGBHV/YPbPr and Analog YUV/YPbPr. It will output Analog RGBHV via HD-15 and DVI-D via a DVI-I connector respectively. more

Guthrie Theater and Minnesota Opera Use Robert Juliat Topaze and Manon Followspots In Twin Cities

GuthrieThe renowned Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis has found two markets in the Twin Cities for its Robert Juliat Topaze and Manon followspots. The Theater not only uses a trio of Topazes and a pair of Manons for its own dramatic and musical productions but also lends them to the Minnesota Opera during its season.

“I have been a theatrical technician for 10 years and have used a wide variety of followspots at venues all over the country,? notes Owen Moldow, lead electrician at the Guthrie. “When I started working at the Guthrie Theater in 2007 I got to use Robert Juliat Topaze and Manon for the first time, and I was floored. I’ve never seen a followspot so bright or that had such nice action. They are incredibly easy to use and maintain; I never thought that I would actually look forward to using a followspot!? more

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