New Products February 2008

New Products February 2008
  • Juice Goose has announced new UPS products from Xtreme Power Conversion Corporation. The new XPRT Series provides true online, double conversion AC power assurance. With the rack mountable XPRT Series pure AC power is delivered via online double conversion technology. With this design, connected equipment operates from battery power 100 percent of the time.

TV-One 1T-DA-462 RGBHV Distribution Amplifier

The TV-One 1T-DA-462 RGBHV distribution amplifier provides two VGA type outputs plus stereo audio for use in any situation requiring multiple outputs from a single PC or other RGB video source. The video bandwidth, in excess of 450MHz, handles computer resolutions up to 2560x1600 at distances up to 300 feet from the source without signal deterioration. The 1T-DA-462 provides VESA industry standard DDC (data display channel) bi-directional communications for host control of the downstream monitors. Input and output video connectors are high-quality HD-15 type.

Extreme CCTV EX85

Extreme CCTV's EX85 combines dual CMOS megapixel sensors, IP infrared imaging (I3) design and Black Diamond night vision technology. The detail of 3.1 million color pixels by day and the performance of Black Diamond night vision to 420 feet is featured. The EX85 incorporates Bit-Reduce technology, helping to stabilize networks by minimizing bandwidth requirements and Extreme's rugged outdoor enclosure, field-proven for reliability in the world's worst environments.

Soundcraft GB2R Mixer

The Soundcraft GB Series has now gained another new member, the Soundcraft GB2R. This 19-inch rack-mountable mixer is designed specifically for smaller installations in churches and performance venues, or for small portable PA systems. It will also find friends in broadcast where its high quality and feature set will be very appealing. Available in two variants, the GB2R offers either 16 mono inputs to a stereo mix output, or a 12.2 version with 12 mono inputs, two full-feature stereo inputs and two group busses, each model having six auxiliary sends.

Lightronics XC-62 Wireless Portable Dimmer

Lightronics' XC-62 wireless portable dimmer has a new look and is full of new features. Features include: wireless DMX option, LED digital display, six-channel capacity, 1200 Watts per channel, Softpatch, dimmer limiting, dimmer curve/relay selection, architectural interface, AMX/Crestron interface, DMX-512 protocol, eight built in chases, and set and forget intensity. The XC-62 has a lightweight design, rounded edges and an all black finish. The XC-62, as well as all Lightronics products, is covered by a 5-year warranty.

Barix AG Exstreamer 110

Barix AG's Exstreamer 110 retains the same features of previous Exstreamer generations and adds a backlit 2x16-inch character LCD to display stream metadata or file information. The Exstreamer-110 also has a relay and a built-in remote control receiver to enable channel selection from a variety of music streams, for use in clubs, restaurants, and hotel rooms. The audio is encoded into a compressed audio stream at the central office, using a Barix Instreamer IP audio encoder, and then streamed over IP to branch stores, where a single Exstreamer receives and decodes the stream for playback over the store PA systems.

InFocus IN2100 Series

The Learn Big IN2100 EP Series is designed with the educator in mind, offering the digital projection with easy to use features for school districts looking to stretch their capital budgets. The Learn Big IN2100's technology, portability, and visual performance make it an ideal tool for classroom instruction. The IN2100 series is based on advanced DLP technology from Texas Instruments and features BrilliantColor technology, providing multi-color processing to enhance and increase color performance on the screen. Both the Learn Big IN2100 EP series and the Work Big IN2100 series projectors offer 2,500 lumens making them bright enough to operate in high ambient light situations.

MagicBox Aavelin SignMate

MagicBox's Aavelin SignMate brings all of the power of the Aavelin AV 400P into a smaller package. Use text, graphics, Flash, crawl lines, logo graphics, and a host of available options including RSS data feeds and weather forecasts to make your digital signs as dynamic as possible. Recent upgrades to the EZ Stream Software option allow the SignMate to dynamically pull data from EMS Software solutions such as PeopleCube, Dean Evans, and Delphi. With Ethernet support built-in, SignMate can turn any display into a dynamic, networked resource for easy, frequent updates, and even emergency notifications.

Premier Victory Mounts

Premier Mounts has introduced its Victory Mounts family of flat-panel TV, plasma and LCD display mounting solutions. Consisting of seven mount options, the Victory Mounts line is a simple way to mount almost any flat-panel display. The Victory Mounts line offers strength and reliability. Ideal for almost any size display and room configuration, the Victory Mounts line is easy to use and install, no special skills or tools required.

Stewart Filmscreen StarLift

Stewart Filmscreen's StarLift is a motorized mechanism designed to raise and lower the StarGlas rear projection screen. The StarGlas qualifies as safety glass and is extremely durable allowing architects and AV integrators to use this specially engineered glass for distinctive visual applications. The StarLift is a convenient way to house this large piece of glass, allowing an installer to place a StarGlas screen virtually anywhere such as in a bedroom or media room. The StarLift mechanism can be integrated into a piece of furniture, allowing the screen to be hidden from view until needed.

Middle Atlantic RLA Series

Middle Atlantic Products has added a numbered rack rail for its RLA Series aluminum two-post open frame racks. The addition of the numbered rack rail allows easy equipment alignment, which saves time by simplifying product installation. The RLA Series aluminum two-post open frame racks are EIA/TIA-compliant and available in heights of 45 and 51 rack units. The RLA Series racks feature 15-inch deep bases constructed of sturdy quarter-inch thick aluminum, which include precut holes and screws for secure floor mounting. Perfect for applications that require tough racks with hefty weight capacity, the RLA Series are also UL listed in the United States and Canada.

Mitsubishi Digital FL7000U Projector

Mitsubishi Digital's FL7000U 1080p HD projector is designed for commercial, home theater, and education installations. Blasting 5000 lumens with a 1000:1 contrast ratio, the projector uses three 1.1-inch 3LCD inorganic panels. This projector is for larger commercial venues such as sports bars, restaurants, or hotel conference rooms and corporate boardrooms that require full high definition for HD video or applications such as medical imaging, CAD/CAM designs, geo-spatial mapping, and others. It includes a DVI connector with an HDMI-to-DVI adapter for a wider range of HD connectivity options, and is available in a black or white outer cabinet.

Neutrik's Combo A-Series

Neutrik's Combo A-Series accepts both XLR and 1/4-inch phone plug connectors, offering users both cost and space savings. Based on the A-Series panel cut-out, the smallest available panel mount XLR, it features high packing density and space saving. The new A-Series combo is available in two versions: as a six-pole vertical receptacle and a horizontal PCB mount receptacle, without switching contacts.

Sanyo PDG-DWT50L Projector

Sanyo's PDG-DWT50L dual lamp system facilitates a bright 4500 lumens with a 2100:1 contrast ratio, featuring Texas Instruments Dynamic Black for black level. The widescreen 1280x768 native resolution is compatible with 1080i, 720p, 480p, and 480i sources. It is also compatible with all computer formats including UXGA, SXGA+,SXGA, WXGA, XGA, SVGA, VGA, and MAC. A simple lens exchange system uses a single release button to conveniently install up to five different lenses dependent on the required throw distance. Additionally, SANYO's lens shift accommodates greater placement flexibility.

Da-Lite Projector Packages

Da-Lite Screen Company is adding Projector Mount and Ceiling Plate Packages to its advance line of mount products. The package includes the UPM-1 Universal Projector Mount, the CPM-ACP Above Ceiling Plate, and the CM-P6 six-inch Long Pipe. A second package also includes the CPM-PLC plenum cover for the CPM-ACP for use in plenum ceilings. The UPM-1 mount will hold projectors up to 50 pounds, features adjustable feet for micro adjustments, and includes mounting and security hardware.

Niveus Sierra Edition Media Server

Niveus Media's Sierra Edition Media Server is a scalable and energy efficient Media Server that offers users a way to access, store, manage, and distribute digital content throughout the home. Sierra offers the functionality, performance, and reliability for which Niveus is recognized, in a low power consuming and compact form factor. Boasting processing power, Sierra is built with the lower power Intel Core 2 Duo mobile processor and Mobile Intel GM965 Express Chipset for performance in a compact design.

B&C Loudspeaker Line

The new loudspeakers include the 21SW150, WG800, DCX50, DE38, 12CXN76, and 15CXN76. The 21SW150, next generation 21-inch subwoofer features a neodymium ring magnet couple together with a six-inch split winding voice coil, that safely allows over 2.5 inches of controlled peak-to-peak excursion. The WG800 is a 1.4-inch exit line array neodymium HF driver/waveguide combination. The DCX50 is a five-inch neodymium coax speaker. A time coherent coaxial design ensures a smooth response from 400 Hz to 16 kHz. The DE38 has a 1-inch exit neodymium HF driver featuring a polyester diaphragm and a 1.5-inch flat copper clad aluminum voice coil. The 12CXN76 is a 12-inch neodymium coax model.

On-Net Surveillance Systems With StarDot

On-Net Surveillance Systems (OnSSI) the market leader in intelligent, open architecture IP-based video surveillance software solutions, has announced its new collaboration with StarDot Technologies. One benefit of using OnSSI with StarDot cameras is the send on motion only mode available in their cameras. In-house testing has shown this can save up to 70-percent on bandwidth, an important consideration for IP video surveillance systems employing multiple megapixel cameras.

Elk Products ElkGuard

Elk Products has launched a self-contained, wireless security system. ElkGuard has built-in siren, motion detector, and GSM cellular communicator and operates up to three months without AC power. It supports up to 23 additional wireless sensors. Ideal for construction sites, homes without land lines, apartments/dorms, marinas/boats, mobile structures, and more.

Planar Systems Touch Screen Displays

Planar Systems has added six new touchscreen displays to its PT lineup. Featuring a range of size and sensor technology options, Planar's new PT LCDs include three surface acoustic wave touch screens and a 19-inch PT1910MX to round out the current lineup of resistive touch monitors. Planar is also offering a card swipe reader as an accessory to all PT displays or as an integrated feature with the 15-inch PT1550MX and PT155MU, available as resistive or SAW products respectively.

Russound RFR-E5 Remote

Russound RFR-E5 is a two-way RF remote control featuring a clickwheel design that emulates the look and feel of the KLK-E5 keypad. The two-way remote control is part of the E-Series. The RFR-E5 employs a popular clickwheel design and a high-resolution display to give consumers the power to access metadata and relevant system information on the remote control itself. Consumers can use the remote while roaming through the house, with complete management of any zone in the system. Designed to function as a true multiroom remote control, the RFR-E5 includes local IR support as well as RF, making it easy to operate up to three local sources, while RF technology extends the product's reach to other rooms in the house.

Symetrix Integrator Series Zone Mix 760 Version 2.1

Symetrix has released version 2.1 of the Integrator Series Zone Mix 760 paging and music management system. With version 2.1, Symetrix solidifies external control by adding full support for the entire family of Modular ARCs, including the K1, SW4, SWK, MIC, and XLR models. Both the ARC-MIC and ARC-XLR, which respectively offer a built-in condenser mic and an XLR input source, are totally integrated into the system's Page Station functionality under version 2.1. Each wall panel can function as a self-contained paging station with zone groups and push-to-talk.

Atdec TELEHOOK Cable Manager

Atdec's TELEHOOK cable manager and shelf system provides a simple and elegant way to conceal errant AV cables and support AV and gaming equipment. The cable management channel is a four-foot long sleek aluminum casing that is capable of housing up to 10 power and AV cables and can be mounted to dry wall in any position. Cable manager shelves offer a simple shelf solution for supporting any type of AV equipment. The TELEHOOK cable manager shelves feature a large support area that safely accommodates even the largest Hi-Fi equipment. Built from sturdy extruded aluminum, the TELEHOOK cable manager shelves support up to 26.5 pounds per shelf.

Nexo RS15 Bass Cabinet

The first arrival in NEXO's RS series is the RS 15, a low-profile high-output, modular, scalable bass cabinet which is capable of operating in both omni-directional and cardioid modes. Comprised of a 15-inch transducer with a frequency response of 35-200 Hz in omni or 35-150 Hz in directional mode and a sensitivity of 105db SPL, the RS 15 presents a versatility for installations and touring requirements. Offering a breakthrough on both technological and application levels, the RS15 offers directive subwoofer coverage from a standard bass reflex subwoofer architecture.

Technomad Vienna 16 And Paris 616 Loudspeakers

Technomad Associates is shipping new versions of its Vienna 16 and Paris 616 weatherproof outdoor loudspeakers. The Version8 models include upgrades that maximize the loudspeaker output while retaining the broad dispersion and clear audio that are hallmarks of Technomad loudspeakers. Technomad Vienna 16 and Paris 616 loudspeakers are part of the company's MP Series, a range of weatherproof loudspeakers designed for permanent installation, indoors and outdoors. The Version8 models add compression drivers that provide an added 3dB of maximum continuous SPL and an added 10dB of dynamic range, ensuring voice intelligibility and musical output at all volume levels.

Brady TEMPbadge

Brady People ID has made the task of ordering and implementing a visitor management badging system easier than ever with the introduction of TEMPbadge Solution Packs. These pre-packaged kits, available for business/government and K-12 school applications, contain all of the components necessary to implement a complete visitor management program. Solution packs are available in both manual and printable versions for both office and school environments. Each kit is housed in a rugged storage box that neatly holds all components in easy-to-access compartments.

Zaxcom's Deva Software Version 4.0

Zaxcom has released an upgrade of the software package that supports the company's popular Deva family of multitrack recorders. The latest software version is designed for use with the company's Deva IV, Deva V, and Deva 5.8 systems. Deva Software 4.0 includes the capability for simultaneous multi-disk recording and background disk copying. This new background copy feature allows sound professionals to copy audio files to a common delivery media such as DVD-RAM while a live recording is in progress.

Linear Acoustic AEROMAX-5.1

Linear Acoustic is now shipping its next-generation AEROMAX 5.1 10-channel TV audio processor. A comprehensive solution created to meet the challenges of advanced DTV delivery, the AEROMAX-5.1 features a loudness controller, upmixer, and metadata manager. The processor accepts 5.1 network audio, two-channel local audio, and digital or analog auxiliary/EAS stereo audio. Optional HD-SDI audio and metadata input and internal Dolby Digital or Coding Technologies aacPlus encoding are also available. The system's built-in AutoMAX processing fixes two-channel audio that is broadcast wrongly signaled as 5.1 channels.

Porter Case PCX Lite-Cases

Porter Case's PCX Lite-Cases are designed as wheeled, semi-hard side, airline carry-on size, luggage cases with a patented case to cart conversion feature that will carry over 100 pounds of other baggage on top. The PCX Lite series offers travel solutions in three airline carry-on styles to accommodate the needs of most frequent travelers. Currently available with a standard interior for clothes, with an adjustable dividers and foam interior for cameras, projector, etc., or with a customizable layered foam interior.

Grundorf Audio XT Series Loudspeakers

Grundorf Corporation has announced the introduction of the XT Series of loudspeakers. The XT Series is a new addition to the Grund Audio Design line. @prodbody:All models feature true one-inch compression drivers (HF), a 90-degree x 40-degree horn, 2nd order crossover, 1/4-inch input jacks, stackable corners, and 16 gauge steel powder coated grilles. Durable black carpet finish is standard. Models include 12-inch and 15-inch floor monitors, 12-inch and 15-inch two-way high packs with 1 3/8-inch pole mounts, and a two-15-inch and horn model.

APC AV C2C Wall Mount Power Filter

APC's AV C2C wall mount power filter provides discreet surge protection and isolated noise filtering to wall mounted displays. The APC AV C2C wall mount power filter provides guaranteed protection for equipment against damaging surges and spikes caused by various power anomalies, even lightning. Isolated input and output noise filter banks help eliminate electromagnetic and radio frequency interference as sources of AV signal degradation. Users and installers are alerted to changing power conditions, including filtering, protection, overload, and wiring faults with LED status indicators.

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