New InfoComm Products: June 2010

New InfoComm Products: June 2010

Premier Mounts SpiroLock

The SpiroLock complements Premier Mounts’ already extensive product line of ProAV mounts. It comes in three versions: a low-profile model, a model with an 11- to-15-inch extension column, and a model with a 1-inch NPT coupler. The maximum weight capacity of the mount is 45 pounds. Attach the bottom piece to the projector and the top piece to the ceiling. Then simply lift, turn, and push the projector into place until the SpiroLock snaps it firmly together. Premier created this projector mount by combining various mechanisms such as the Radial Glide System, the SpiroLock mechanism, and the Lock-It security system.

Analog Way Eikos Multi Layer Hi-Resolution Mixer Seamless Switcher

Analog Way’s Eikos is a new multi layer mixer scaler seamless switcher. Eikos is designed to offer up to 12 inputs, including four fitted with SDI and two fitted with DVI-D. With digital processing, Eikos outputs digital and analog signals in DVI and VGA simultaneously with a selection of many formats from HDTV to Computer 2K. Eikos offers three different operating modes: multi-layer mixer, 12 x 2 seamless native matrix, and QuadraVision modes. Fully controlled from its own front panel, as well as from its remote control software or from the Orchestra and the new RK300 remote consoles, Eikos offers a large range of utilization.

Altinex DA103-302 Ditto-Amp HDMI 1X2 Distribution Amplifier

Altinex’s DA103-302 Ditto-Amp HDMI distribution amplifier, frequently called a splitter, supports HDMI Version 1.3b with embedded highbandwidth digital content protection V1.0 and V1.1. Featuring an integrated 20-inch, 19-Pin male HDMI cable for direct connection to source devices such as a Blu-ray disc player, the Ditto- Amp enables one device to present simultaneous feeds to two separate HDMI displays with computer resolutions up to 1920 x 1080 and HDTV formats ranging from 480p to 1080p at distances up to 60 feet on each output.

Atlona Technologies AT-HD620 HDMI-to-Mini DisplayPort Converter

Atlona Technologies’ AT-HD620 is an HDMI-to- Mini DisplayPort Converter capable of up-converting incoming video signals to dual-link resolutions up to 2560 x 1440. This new converter solves compatibility issues that have been plaguing HDMI users looking to take advantage of the technologies offered in new Mini DisplayPort displays, such as the Apple iMac 27-inch and Apple 24-inch LED. The new AT-HD620 will scale any HDMI input to match native resolution of either display. With the AT-HD620, hosts of image enhancing technologies are available to users looking to connect an HDMI source to an MDP display.

MXL Professional Series USB Microphones

Marshall Electronics’ new line of Professional Series USB microphones has been released. Under Marshall’s MXL brand, the company will unveil the MXL Pro 1B, their first microphone designed specifically for video chats, web conferencing, and podcasting. The MXL Pro 1B works with any overthe- internet communication service like ooVoo, Skype, AIM, and iChat, and offers consumers plug-and-play mobility and high quality audio.

d&b audiotechnik E6 Loudspeaker

d&b audiotechnik’s E3 Loudspeaker has now been superseded by the E6. Not only is the E6 smaller and lighter than its ancestor, but it also punches above its weight. The E6 is a highperformance multipurpose loudspeaker that employs an integrated 6.5-inch/1- inch exit coaxial driver design with neodymium magnet and constant directivity horn loading. The horn design with its 100-degree x 55-degree dispersion pattern can easily be rotated through 90 degrees providing a 55-degree x 100-degree pattern without the use of tools.

Litepanels MicroPro Hybrid

Litepanels’ MicroPro Hybrid is a LED light to combine continuous output and a flash feature in a single fixture. This fixture is the ideal lighting tool for motion-enabled DSLR cameras. The Hybrid’s continuous mode provides luminous, wrap around soft output that complements the camera’s video capability. The flash feature produces a burst, which is perfect for illuminating a variety of still images. Litepanels MicroPro Hybrid on-camera light runs off standard AA batteries. The Hybrid offers soft, directional lighting.

projectiondesign FR12 Remote Light Source projector

projectiondesign’s FR12 Remote Light Source projector is a compact, ruggedized projector head with silent operation. The FR12 relocates the lamp from the projector to a rack-mount enclosure up to 30m from the projector head, and light from the Remote Light Source illuminates the projector head via a liquid light guide cable. Users and integrators will benefit from easy and simple installation due to the fact that there are no ventilation or orientation challenges, and lamp maintenance has never been simpler.

EAW SB2001 Subwoofer

EAW’s SB2001 Subwoofer features a dual 21-inch cone driver, which represents an upgrade to the SB1001 in terms of output capability and low frequency extension without a significant increase in size. The result is said to be a more powerful workhorse that has greater impact, power handling, and output capability than its celebrated brethren. The driver mounting of the SB2001 maximizes cone area and allows for the integration of a low turbulence port while minimizing frontal area, providing the acoustical performance and physical configuration well suited for creating large subwoofer arrays. This benefit is largely derived from the V-shaped baffle loading of the transducers.

SoundTube 3-inch Raw Frame Speaker

SoundTube’s RF31-EZ is a rawframe speaker for new construction or retrofitting existing installations. The RF31-EZ has a full-range, weather-resistant 3-inch driver with an oversized magnet that is designed to provide full fidelity sound. Designed to fit in a standard two-gang outlet box, the RF31-EZ has a paintable grille and thermal protection to ensure a long life with high quality sound. The RF31-EZ is a new addition to the 31 Series of surfacemount, in-ceiling, and in-wall 3-inch speakers. This line is designed for unobtrusive sound in a wide range of applications.

Danley Sound Labs TH-118 Subwoofer

Danley Sound Labs’ TH-118 joins Danley’s family of tapped horn subwoofers, delivering flat and powerful bass from lightweight, compact enclosures. The TH-118 modifies Danley’s TH-115 subwoofer with an 18-inch driver that is designed to add even greater output. The TH-118 is available in 4-ohm and 8-ohm models. Both are capable of delivering 146 dB at 134 Hz with input power rates of 1800 W continuous and 3600 W program. Both output from 40 to 250 Hz with only 3 dB of deviance.

Turbosound Flex Array TFA-600HDP

The Turbosound Flex Array’s TFA-600HDP compact trapezoidal digitally selfpowered and networkable three-way mid/high enclosure is designed for line array or virtual point touring fixed applications. Featuring one-inch neodymium HF driver on a Dendritic device, a 6.5-inch high-mid driver on a Polyhorn device, and two Turbo-loaded 10-inch LMF drivers, the TFA-600HDP includes an integrated Class D amplification and DSP module with network capability.

Utah Scientific UTAH-100 Professional Products

Utah Scientific’s UTAH-100 professional products series is a family of small routers, distribution amplifiers, and similar products suitable for smaller broadcasters and for non-broadcast facilities that require the routing of analog and digital video and audio signals. The UTAH-100 family offers a combination of features and performance. The UTAH-100 professional products series includes fixed-frame and modular routers and distribution amplifiers for signal types ranging all the way from analog to the new 3G HD format.

Audio-Technica rcu104 Receiver Coordinator Unit

Expanding the SpectraPulse Ultra Wideband (UWB) wireless microphone system, the rcu104 receiver coordinator unit expands SpectraPulse coverage area and robustness of the UWB signal through the use of multiple drm141 digital receiver modules. It also allows a single SpectraPulse system to be shared between two closely-located or adjacent rooms, making it a perfect addition to a SpectraPulse system for fixed-installation scenarios, rental staging, corporate boardroom applications, and much more.

Meyer Sound MINA

Meyer Sound’s new MINA line array loudspeaker weighs merely 47 pounds. MINA shares the same intelligibility as the MILO, MICA, and M’elodie line array loudspeakers. At less than 472 mm wide, MINA produces up to 128 dB SPL at one meter with an operating frequency range of 70 Hz to 18 kHz over a 100-degree horizontal coverage area.

Fleetwood Reply Ativa Voting System

Fleetwood Group has announced that it is now shipping its new advanced audience voting system, Reply Ativa. The new Ativa audience voting system centers on the interactive WRS8200 wireless keypad that runs from a rechargeable lithium polymer battery and employs a large, backlit 3.2-inch QVGA color touchscreen that can display fully customizable key/button responses for any given interaction or voting opportunity. Text responses can be made via an onscreen QWERTY keyboard or SMS-style buttons, and an onscreen slider allows moment-to-moment responses. Smart card support is also offered for secure user registration and data logging at sensitive events such as shareholder meetings or delegate voting sessions.

Bosch CCS 900 Ultro Discussion System

Bosch Security Systems has launched the CCS 900 Ultro. The CCS 900 Ultro Discussion System is intended primarily for small- to medium-sized meeting areas, including town halls, local business centers, and courtrooms. It offers an array of new features that make it easy to manage meetings, including a possible-to-speak function that provides a visual indication of when the microphone is available for a delegate to take the floor. With this all-in-one system, users can listen to proceedings and easily participate directly in discussions. The control unit can record and play back up to 64 hours of discussion using a 2 GB SD card. It also features a 60-second buffer, enabling the SD card to be changed when full to allow recording to continue without any data loss.

SurgeX SU-1000Li Surge Eliminator

SurgeX’s SU-1000Li is a 1000 VA line interactive UPS backed with SurgeX advanced series mode surge elimination technology to shield computer and AV equipment from catastrophic damage. The SU- 1000Li includes common mode and normal mode Impedance Tolerant EMI/RFI filtering, and provides a web browser-based interface to manage power settings, customize diagnostics, monitor multiple computers, and schedule shutdowns and restarts. Automatic voltage regulation provides a stable AC source during less than optimal power conditions without the constant use of internal batteries.

DPI E-Vision WXGA 600 Projector

Digital Projection International’s E-Vision WXGA 600 projector delivers a precision projector with the imaging fidelity of Texas Instruments’ DLP technology. With numerous lens options, swappable color wheels, and advanced color controls, the 6000-lumen E-Vision WXGA 600 weighs in at just 44 pounds. The dual-lamp E-Vision WXGA 600 employs Texas Instruments’ 1280 x 800 dark metal DLP technology to deliver up to 6000 lumens and up to 2400:1 contrast. Robustly built and ultra-quiet, the E-Vision WXGA 600 is a solution for corporate boardrooms and conference venues, houses of worship, digital signage, and many other applications.


Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems launched the big brother to the NEXO RS15, the new NEXO RS18 sub. The NEXO RS18 is the second product in the company’s Ray Sub Series, which was first revealed 15 months ago. The new compact dual 18-inch Ray SUB is designed to perform in both directional and omnidirectional modes and has the ability to be flown or stacked in configurations tailored to the application’s coverage needs. It is a practical solution in installations and truck packs where space is at a premium. The RS-18 can be used with a wide variety of NEXO systems, from GEO T to the PS15 R2.

Electro-Voice EV-Innovation

Electro-Voice has introduced the new EVA, EVF, and EVH models enhanced by the performance of Electro-Voice’s latest DVX and SMX woofers and the new DH7N neodymium compression driver. The new EVA-SG2 and EVA-EG2 grids allow EVA subwoofers to be arrayed with full-range elements. The new EVA-CG coupler grid allows single subwoofers to be flown behind a full-range array, or to configure dual subs in front with a single sub behind for cardioid arrays. EVF- 1122D/XX 12-inch and EVF-1152D/ XX 15-inch full-range systems augment the currently available S full-range systems, featuring higher power, 500W woofers, the DVX3121A and DVX3151A.

Mackie SRM1801 1000-Watt Powered Subwoofer

Mackie’s SRM1801 powered subwoofer delivers the most power, output, and low frequency extension in its class, offering value for any customer interested in adding massive low end to their portable PA system. It is also specifically designed to pair with the SRM450v2. The SRM1801 powered subwoofer delivers 1000 watts of Class-D power in a lightweight portable design. The woofer delivers output and active electronics include a precision crossover and tuning filters, intended to provide accurate bass response. The robust, solid-wood enclosure is covered with textured black paint and includes an integrated pole cup that’s designed for a portable full-range loudspeaker.

Christie LX605 3LCD Projector

Ideal for a range of applications, including conference rooms and auditoriums, the Christie LX605 provides the latest in 3LCD technology enhancements, including 3D Keystone technology, a new four-corner geometry correction function for versatility in projector placement. The Christie LX605, a 6000 ANSI lumens projector, offers easy display set up; motorized lens shift, focus, and zoom; and a suite of high-performance lenses.

Sierra Video 600mhz RGBHV Routing Switchers

Sierra Video’s Alta Pro family of wideband video routing switchers offer 600 MHz RGBHV and RGB signal routing with a singleboard architecture that dramatically reduces overall frame size both in height and in depth, while providing a significant reduction in power consumption. Alta Pro Wideband Routing Switchers are available in 12x8, 12x4, 8x8, and 8x4 configurations with optional stereo audio, all housed in a 3RU frame.

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