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AVProConnect and Murideo Announce Exclusive Canadian Distribution Partnership with GCI Distribution, Inc.

AVProConnect and Murideo have partnered with GCI Distribution, Inc. to provide 18Gbps, HDR, and 4K ready connectivity and testing solutions to integrators across Canada. 7/17/2017 4:56 PM

AVProConnect and Murideo are proud to announce that GCI Distribution, Inc. is now the exclusive Canadian distributor of the AVProConnect line of connectivity solutions and Murideo testing and troubleshooting equipment. GCI Distribution, Inc. is a premier service provider to consultants, dealers, integrators, and resellers across the Canadian market providing solutions in Broadcast, Corporate IT and AV, Commercial and Pro AV, Consumer and Home Custom Installer (CEDIA), OEM, Aerospace and Bio-Tech industries.

AVProConnect products are used in retail signal distribution, hospitality, digital signage, and residential and commercial AV installations for switching, splitting, connecting and controlling HDMI. These products allow the use of the latest sources available and maintain a true 4K 18Gbps signal. AVProConnect specializes in high bandwidth, 18Gbps video distribution with multiple products built to handle HDR, Wide Color Gamut, 16-bit (per pixel) Deep Color and 4K60 4:4:4 support, advanced EDID management and more. The full product line includes an array of extenders, distribution amplifiers, matrix switches, multi-viewers, control software, and audio equipment, all engineered with military grade quality and durability. 

Murideo, known for their reliable calibration, troubleshooting, and testing tools built specifically for the audio/video integrator, is responsible for the Fresco Series SIX-A Analyzer and DPL Labs certified SIX-G Generator Field Test Suite. Popular among the world’s top integrators and calibrators, the success of these products paved the way for their latest release, the Fox & Hound A/V Testing and Troubleshooting Kit.

Patrice Larose, Sales Manager at GCI Distribution, stated, “It is with pride that GCI Distribution, Inc. teams up with AVProConnect and Murideo to add their great product lines to GCI's newly expanded Montreal warehouse. GCI Distribution provides dealers access to more inventory and a faster service than ever before. Supported by a dedicated Sales Team all across Canada with an intimate knowledge of the Canadian market, GCI staff members can assist clients at each stage of their project. Offering an exceptional customer experience is a mission they take seriously. GCI’s commitment is backed by top level customer service not often found in the industry. With phone and web support, plus warranty RMA – GCI staff does it all with pride and passion for excellence.

In addition to GCI’s knowledgeable Area Sales Representatives, many staff members have extensive experience in different fields and technologies such as film, television, pro A/V, radio, sound reinforcement, recording studios, post-production studios, and installation. They have the knowledge and close relationship to assist Canadian OEM, dealers, integrators, resellers, and end-users. Murideo and AVProConnect add even more opportunity to these existing business relationships.”

This distribution partnership further solidifies AVProConnect and Murideo’s commitment to integrators across Canada, assuring accessibility to products and timely delivery. With distribution centers in Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, and Toronto, GCI Distribution, Inc. is dedicated to the quality of service they provide across Canada.

Jeff Murray of AVProConnect stated, “We are pleased to be working with GCI Distribution, Inc. to better serve our customers in Canada. The GCI team brings years of experience and is positioned to service dealers in every province. GCI shares our core values of customer care and our lust for knowledge to build better solutions for our customers.”

For more information about GCI Distribution, Inc., please visit www.gcidistribution.com or call 1-877-614-3336. 

About AVProConnect

An AVPro Global Holdings company, AVProConnect diligently develops and manufactures connectivity products designed to provide integrators with the tools they need to get their jobs done. As a full adopter of HDMI, HDBaseT and HDCP, AVProConnect provides the quality products integrators deserve. For more information visit www.avproconnect.com or call (877) 886-5112.

About Murideo

Murideo was created to satisfy the need for modern testing tools in the custom A/V market. Through a depth of knowledge brought on from years of experience in the electronics industry, the team at Murideo has brought cutting edge testing equipment to the world that were previously only available to the elite. For more information visit www.Murideo.com or call (877) 886-5112.

Press Contact: Tom Devine, tom@avprostore.com, 605-782-2471

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