Archive for December, 2012

PSB Intros Newest Subwoofer, Affordable SubSeries 125

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

Spirited Subwoofer Delivers Performance That Belies Its Compact Footprint

Pickering, Ontario December 27, 2012 -– PSB Speakers, long renowned for affordable excellence in loudspeaker design, announces the newest model of its impressive subwoofer family, the compact and affordable SubSeries 125. Boasting a 125W amplifier and 8” woofer with polypropylene cone, PSB’s new bass reflex sub is equally suited for home theater as well as high performance audio. The SubSeries 125 is shipping now with a MSRP of $449. (more…)

NAD Launches T 977 Seven-Channel Amplifier

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

Multi-Channel Powerhouse Combines Company’s Renowned Music First Philosophy Blending High Performance, Eco-friendly Operation and Ease of Installation

Pickering, Ontario, December 27, 2012 — NAD Electronics, the highly regarded manufacturer of high-performance audio/video components, announces their new T 977, a powerful seven–channel amplifier designed to meet the critical demands of high performance home theater systems. Replacing its predecessor, the NAD T 975, the T 977 is available now with an MSRP of $2799.


Olive Announces World’s First All-in-One Home Music Player

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Highest-end Manufacturer Opens Market to Trendsetting Consumers with First All-in-One High Definition Music Player, Just $399

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – December 12, 2012 – Revered by audiophiles and music lovers the world over, Olive Media Inc.®, today introduced the Olive ONE, the first all-in-one high definition (HD) music player – a visually stunning touchscreen device that helps people better store, organize, access and enjoy their music at home. (more…)

Music & Gadget Fans Help Develop Home Music Player, Thanks to Olive

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Respected HD Music Server Maker Puts Innovative Crowdfunding Campaign up on IndieGoGo. First Affordable High-End Music Player Powered by the Crowd.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – December 12, 2012 – Revered by audiophiles and music lovers the world over, Olive Media Inc.®, today introduced the Olive ONE, the first allin- one high definition (HD) music player. In support of the Olive ONE, the company today also launched the first-ever crowdfunding campaign to provide the public with the opportunity to significantly influence the product’s development and design outcomes. (more…)

Bryston Introduces BP17 High Performance Preamplifier

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

New model features balanced outputs and advanced circuitry derived from the SP-3 surround processor

Peterborough, Ontario December 11th, 2012— Bryston LTD (, builders of the world’s finest audio electronics and celebrating 50 years in 2012, has announced the introduction of the BP17, a state-of-the-art analog/digital stereo preamplifier derived from the preamp portion of the B-135 integrated amplifier. Basing a component preamplifier design on existing architecture enables Bryston to deliver unusually high performance and legendary build quality at an affordable price. The BP17 will be available in December, 2012 with an MSRP of $3550. (more…)

New RTI Products at ISE 2013

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Integrated Systems Europe 2013
Remote Technologies Inc. (RTI)
Stand 5-S92

Company Quote:

ISE provides a great opportunity for us to reconnect with our dealers in the EMEA region, and this year we will dazzle them with our latest handheld and in-wall touchpanel controllers, a new XP processor with on-screen control support, powerful and flexible multiroom audio solutions, and much more. In addition, integrators can check out RTI’s expansion into video distribution with new HDMI video matrix switchers as well as the introduction of our APEX control platform. Within the APEX platform, the latest version of Integration Designer will offer a number of key enhancements to provide strong support for remote programming and cloud services. Celebrating 20 years in the industry, this is going to be our biggest and best ISE yet, and we can’t wait to see everyone. — Pete Baker, vice president of sales and marketing for RTI (more…)

Core Brands Welcomes Chris Bundy as Director of Marketing Communications

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

PETALUMA, Calif. — Dec. 10, 2012 — Core Brands today announced that the group has named Chris Bundy as its director of marketing communications. Bringing more than 12 years of A/V marketing experience to Core Brands, Bundy is charged with developing and delivering innovative branding, marketing strategies, and product launches across ten brand lines within the home and commercial technology sectors: ATON(R), BlueBOLT(R), ELAN(R), Furman(R), Niles(R), Panamax(R), Proficient(R), SpeakerCraft(R), Sunfire(R), and Xantech(R).


Pro Control Products on Display at ISE 2013

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Integrated Systems Europe 2013,
Pro Control
Exhibiting with Remote Technologies Inc., Stand 5-S92

Pro Control Products on Display at ISE 2013:

Pro Control ProPanel App
The ProPanel app gives end users complete control over any Pro Control system containing any ProLink control processor from the convenience of their iPod touch(R), iPhone(R) or iPad(R). With so many control app options for dealers, ProPanel stands above the rest by enhancing the control experience for end users with unique capabilities such as full two-way feedback including cover art, weather graphics, dynamic image lists, and high-resolution graphics for the newest generation of iPad. Redefining ease of use, the app displays in both portrait and landscape views by rotating the Apple(R) device, with no additional programming required. ProPanel supports local connection via Wi-Fi(TM) and offers remote-access capabilities via auto-switching Wi-Fi and 3G wireless — providing users with convenient control and monitoring from virtually anywhere in the world. Additionally, the ProPanel app sports a completely customizable graphical user interface, giving end users a consistent user experience across all Pro Control remote controllers in their system.


BenQ Continues to Bring Big Features to the Meeting Room for Less

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

New High-Performance, Environmentally Friendly, and Cost-Effective MX520 Business Projector Is the Perfect Choice for Small to Medium Spaces

IRVINE, Calif. — Dec. 3, 2012 — BenQ America Corp., an internationally renowned provider of digital lifestyle innovations and global DLP(R) projector leader, today introduced the MX520 digital projector, a powerful business solution combining advanced features and energy-saving technology designed to complement small to medium spaces. With 3,000 ANSI lumen brightness, ultra-high contrast ratio of 13,000:1, and 3D format support, the MX520 features BenQ’s world-leading SmartEco(TM) technology and brings big features to the meeting room at a lower total cost of ownership (TCO). (more…)

RTI’s Accelerated XP-8s Processor Kicks Control Into High Gear

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

New Control Processor Features Even More Processing Power and Expansion Capabilities

SHAKOPEE, Minn. — Nov. 15, 2012 — Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) today announced that it has begun shipping the latest version of its popular XP-8 remote control processor: the XP-8s. Offering all of the control interface options of its predecessor, the accelerated XP-8s kicks control into high gear with a faster processor, more internal memory, and an SD card for an additional 4GB of Flash memory. (more…)

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