Archive for April, 2010

Crestron Announces Strategic Partnership with AVAD

Monday, April 5th, 2010

Crestron, the global leader of the home entertainment and control industry, today announced an agreement to sell select products through AVAD, a leading North American distributor of custom electronics, and its extensive dealer channel. Through this partnership with AVAD, Crestron is now bringing Prodigy® and Adagio® home technology to a new market, reaching millions of consumers, by supplying authorized AVAD dealers with the latest entertainment and control systems. The new promotion and increased consumer market penetration will help broaden awareness and strengthen the demand for custom home installation. (more…)

Integra Ships its First Nine-Channel, 150-Watt THX-Ultra2 Power Amplifier

Monday, April 5th, 2010

Upper Saddle River, NJ (3/30/10) Integra, the industry’s top brand of AV components specifically engineered for custom installation, is now shipping a powerful new nine-channel home theater power amplifier that is rated at 150-Watts per channel. It is believed to be the industry’s first high-performance nine-channel home theater power amplifier. After being tested by THX, the Integra DTA-70.1 was awarded their top-level THX Ultra2 certification, indicating its ability to drive all of the speakers in a modern nine-channel home theater system to full THX output levels and beyond.

The Integra DTA-70.1 is designed as a companion product to the Integra DHC-80.1 9.2-channel AV processor for theater systems that use the new ‘height’ or ‘stereo-wide’ channels for enhanced three-dimensional ambience. The amplifier is also a highly versatile companion to seven-channel preamps such as the Integra DHC-40.1 with the extra channels dedicated to additional zones or for bi-amplified connections that double the power available to the main stereo loudspeakers. (more…)

Blue Echo Solutions Announces Retail Partnership with Home Theater Doctor

Monday, April 5th, 2010

Redondo Beach, CA –  March 25th, 2010 –  Blue Echo Solutions, the manufacturer of the award-winning hd EZ lock and Blue Echo HDMI Cables, announced today that it has entered a partnership with Home Theater Doctor to offer hd EZ lock Universal Locking HDMI Cable Adapter to Retail Customers in the greater Los Angeles, California area.

Home Theater Doctor, which specializes in custom home theater installations and home automation, will carry hd EZ lock inventory and conduct sales and support for hd EZ lock in Los Angeles through its showroom in Redondo Beach, California. (more…)

Phiaton PS 210 Sound Isolating Earphones Receive Prestigious “red dot design award 2010″

Monday, April 5th, 2010

– Coveted Honor Recognizes Outstanding Achievement and Innovation in Product Design; Presentation to Be Made on July 5 in Essen, Germany –

Irvine, CA – March 29, 2010 – Phiaton Corporation, a premium manufacturer of high-end personal audio products for consumers who appreciate distinctive design, technology and aesthetics, today announced that its new PS 210 Sound Isolating Earphones has been awarded the prestigious “red dot award: product design 2010”. One of the world’s most coveted design honors, the award is bestowed by a jury of leading design experts, recognizing products for outstanding achievement in innovation, style, utility and ergonomics. Designers and companies representing 57 nations and 4,252 total products took part in this year’s competition. (more…)

PHC APPOINTS MK MARKETING AS SALES REPRESENTATIVES FOR PACIFIC SOUTHWEST

Monday, April 5th, 2010

Huntington Beach, CA (March 27, 2010) – Professional Home Cinema, a leader in professional grade cinema and sound products for the home, announced today the appointment of MK Marketing as its exclusive sales representative for the Pacific Southwest region covering Southern California, Southern Nevada, Arizona and Hawaii.

Based in Irvine California, MK Marketing was founded in 1992 by principal Mike Kavanaugh.  The firm has been honored with numerous manufacturer awards for excellence and is highly regarded among AV dealerships and integrators throughout the territory.  “The association with MK Marketing affirms our dedication to growing with premium accounts in the region,” states Larry Reagan of PHC. “MK Marketing has a distinguished history of servicing high-end theater specialists and the technical expertise to promote our professional style cinema systems.  Undoubtedly, they will be a significant asset to PHC and its dealers in the territory” Reagan added. (more…)

Utralink’s New Ultra Flat HDMI Cables

Monday, April 5th, 2010

Ultralink Unveils UFHDMI Ultra Flat HDMI Cables And

C2HDMI-RA Challenger Series Right Angle HDMI

Ontario, California • January 6th, 2010 • Ultralink/XLO Products, Inc., an innovative and prolific manufacturer of award-winning audio and video interconnects, cables and AC power products, unveils a number of new products carefully engineered for today’s “space at a premium” environments behind electronics or that ultra-thin flat screen ready for installation. (more…)

URC Adds Two New Products to its IP-based Control Lineup

Monday, April 5th, 2010

The new Network Keypad System, which controls both IP and traditional A/V components, expands URC’s offering of “Native to the Network” products for custom installers.

Orlando, FL – Electronic House Expo Spring 2010 – Booth 602 – March 24, 2010 – URC, The Pioneer in Control Technology, this week introduces its Network Keypad System, consisting of the KP-4000 2-Way Network Keypad and the MRX-1 Network Base Station.

Like URC’s existing MX-5000 Wand Remote and MX-6000 Touch Screen, the KP-4000 communicates with components via a home’s local area network. While the MX-5000 and MX-6000 are portable controllers that perform IP communications via WiFi, the new KP-4000 is URC’s first hard-wired, in-wall IP controller. With the KP-4000’s simple, tasteful design, built around a 3.5-inch, capacitive touch color screen, installers can provide clients with a customer-friendly, intuitive, in-wall touch screen keypad interface that possesses the macro horsepower to automate any system. (more…)

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