ANAHEIM, CA—Extron Electronics has received Energy Efficiency Certification (EEC) from UL Environment. UL Environment acts as an independent third party to test and certify products for compliance to a broad range of domestic and international energy efficiency requirements. Several Extronengineered products now carry the EEC mark, signifying compliance with multiple government energy efficiency standards, including strict adherence to U.S. EPA Energy Star Version 2.0 requirements.
UL Environment performed extensive testing before qualifying Extron designed and engineered PS Series Desktop Power Supplies under the Energy Star Single Voltage External AC-AC and AC-DC Power Supplies Specification Version 2.0 and the professional XTRA Series Power Amplifiers under Energy Star Audio/ Video Specification 2.0 program requirements.
Extron Electronics also achieved another milestone in reaching the 1,000,000 hour mark in demonstrated Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF). The power supplies were subjected to extreme testing in an in-house heating chamber that supports elevated temperature as well as constant temperature conditions over the course of two years.
LETHBRIDGE, AB, CANADA—The University of Lethbridge upgraded the audio system in its 500-seat University Theater with a Yamaha M7CL-32 digital audio console and SB168-ES Stage Box. Installation assistance was provided by Wavetech Sound and Lighting of Southern Alberta. The sound system is a proprietary Wavetech design consisting of a JBL 2426 HF driver and 2344 lenses mounted under Wavetech-designed boxes loaded with two JBL 2206 12s and a pair of single JBL 2242 loaded subs. Yamaha P1600 amplifiers power EV Sentry 100 booth monitors, rear fill, stage wedges, and HF mains, and Yamaha P4500s power the mids and subs. dbx Driverack 260 processing is used for the LCR, and Wavetech-designed surround boxes are used for the two pairs of rear fill.