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Da-Lite Makes Silent Motor Standard on the Tensioned Advantage Electrol®

Tensioned Advantage SilentWarsaw, IN – December 28, 2007 – Da-Lite Screen Company is pleased to announce that the Silent Motor is now a standard feature on the Tensioned Advantage Electrol® screen line. This motor is virtually silent and offers over a 30% reduction in sound versus standard motors. The Tensioned Advantage Electrol® is an aluminum cased screen with a trim flange designed for a concealed in the ceiling installation. The handsome finished white case provides a clean look and allows easy installation of ceiling tiles. The Silent Motor is standard on all sizes up to 9‘ x 12‘. The Silent Motor with built-in Low Voltage Control option is also available. more

COWON ships the COWON A3 Portable Multimedia Player

COWON America is now shipping the full-featured COWON A3 portable multimedia player (PMP). The COWON A3 delivers a wide-range of high-end audio/video capabilities, including direct recording from external A/V devices (TV, VCR or camcorder) and high-definition video decoding for viewing on a 4-inch widescreen color TFT LCD. Product highlights include optimized digital video performance courtesy of the latest Texas Instruments DaVinci DM6441 digital media processor and increased hard-drive capacity up to 60GB. more

Kramer Introduces VP-26 Presentation Switcher

Kramer Electronics has introduced the VP-26 presentation switcher, offering four independent routing switchers as well as a master audio switcher all in one box, and capable of passing computer graphics video, s-Video, component, composite or SDI signals at high bandwidth. Its multi-functionality, full feature set, and compact size make the VP-26 ideal in robust presentation and multimedia environments. more

Chief Upgrades MountFinder Pro!

Minneapolis, MN. — (December 28, 2007) – www.chiefmfg.com – Chief® Manufacturing, the industry leader in flat panel and projector mounts, has a streamlined website with time-saving features, including the newly upgraded MountFinder Pro™, the most comprehensive online cross-reference database in the industry. With MountFinder Pro, users can now search by manufacturer or Chief model number, making it even easier to find the correct mount for their flat panel display or projector. This exciting web update makes it easier than ever to do business with Chief. more

RAMTECH AND INTELIX PARTNER FOR CUSTOM WALLPLATE BALUN SOLUTIONS

Middleton, WI–Ramtech, a leading manufacturer of racks and custom plates, and Intelix, a leading manufacturer of audio/video distribution products, recently partnered to provide custom-labeled balun solutions to the commercial and residential audio/video markets. more

MSM Systems Revamps Pittsburg Memorial Auditorium with NEXO GEO S8 and Yamaha M7CL Console

Pittsburg Memorial Auditorim BUENA PARK, Calif.–A new sound system has recently been installed at the Memorial Auditorium in Pittsburg, KS. The system brings the auditorium performance level up to the demands of its extensive calendar of events. Prior to the new system installation, the theatre had been experiencing several problems: it had not been updated since 1984 except for some “piece-meal” repairs over the years, patrons complained about the system being noisy and hard to comprehend, and rental systems were required for some of the visiting performers. more

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Da-Lite Adds Green Laser Pointers to Line of Presentation Products

Green Laser Pointers Warsaw, IN – December 26, 2007 – Da-Lite Screen Company is pleased to expand its presentation product line to include two new powerful laser pointers. A pen style and a jumbo model are both available. The pen style features a clip and the jumbo model is intended for the rental market. Both models include a foam lined case. The green laser pointer is designed for situations where red is not desirable, such as bright rooms, long distances, or for rear projection applications. Da-Lite‘s laser pointers carry a one year warranty and are available for immediate shipping. more

Clay Paky Fixtures Light Up “Disney’s High School Musical: The Ice Tour”

hsmoiA complement of Clay Paky lighting fixtures has been selected for “Disney‘s High School Musical: The Ice Tour,” a live fusion of songs, dance and team-spirited fun inspired by the pop-culture sensation and Disney Channel Original Movies, “High School Musical” and “High School Musical 2.” The show, produced by Feld Entertainment and Kenny Ortega, made its world premiere in New York City September 29 as part of an unprecedented global tour featuring three companies playing more than 100 cities across the US and locations in Canada, Mexico, South America, Australia and Europe. The ice tour will include never-before-seen choreography, costumes, lighting, special effects, projection and scenery. more

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Wisdom Audio Features New High End Sage Series Architectural and In-Room Audio Systems

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Jan. 7, 2008 — Wisdom Audio (www.wisdomaudio.com), the leader in planar magnetic technologies with more than 85 years on-staff experience, is proud to announce that it will feature its new Sage Series high end architectural and in-room audio systems at the 2008 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), held in Las Vegas, Nev. from Jan 7-10 at The Venetian, booth 30-235.

Initially, Wisdom Audio will bring to market four speaker configurations, ranging from 20 inches to 75 inches tall, each available as an in-wall, on-wall, or freestanding solution. Multiple center channels, a multi-woofer in-wall sub enclosure, integrated Audyssey Laboratories™ room correction software, and dedicated electronics round out the new product offerings. Sage Series speakers incorporate new generation proprietary thin film planar magnetic drivers which allow for its narrow and shallow physical characteristics. more

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URC Names Dan Gossel Grand Prize Winner in ‘Triumph with Control” Contest

HARRISON, NY, Dec. 20, 2007 — Universal Remote Control, Inc., the leader in control system design and manufacturing for home and professional entertainment systems, has named custom installation specialist Daniel J. Gossel the Grand Prize Winner of its “Triumph with Control” Contest. Gossel receives the Grand Prize of a powerful Triumph Thruxton Motorcycle. more

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