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December 2001

December 2001


Resisting Change

By Alvin G. Sydnor

A technical and historical look at why constant-voltage systems have become the norm….

Regionals Triple in Size

CEDIA is tripling the size of its regionals. Come join 1000 of your colleagues at each of the three events next year. CEDIA is featuring a trade show,…


Steady in Rocky Seas


MERCHANTS ALL OVER THE COUNTRY ARE NOW WORKING THROUGH the last push of the fourth quarter earnings season. We are all aware of the drastic drop in the…

Line Out

By Mike Legorreta

CONSIDER THIS A primer on the most preventable projector problems. As a service manager, I can say that most issues come under one of these three categories,…



Compiled by Elizabeth Price

Work on the Great Platte River Road Archway Monument, a new visitor attraction that spans Interstate 80 in Kearney, Nebraska, earned Dennis Earl Moore…


Compiled by Elizabeth Price

Don’t miss out on upcoming contractor training and trade shows….

Industry Notes

Compiled by Elizabeth Price

Penn Fabrication Advances Penn Fabrication grew its New Jersey operation to 18,000 square feet to house its increasing range of case and cabinet hardware,…


Compiled by Elizabeth Price

New hires, promotions, and transfers in our industry….


Compiled by Elizabeth Price

Representative and Dealer News…

Agreements, Partnerships and Acquisitions

Compiled by Elizabeth Price

Gentner and Burk Technology Gentner Communications sold its Remote Facilities Management business to Burk Technology of Littleton, Massachusetts. The…

On the Move

Compiled by Elizabeth Price

AKG, Tamron, Shure and Middle Atlantic open new offices….

New on the Web

Compiled by Elizabeth Price

Links to TOA, Leviton, Mackie and EAW. All recently updated sites!…

What’s New

Audio Spotlight

This month’s Audio Spotlight features Sennheiser, CDK International, Hafler, Altair, Symetrix Audio, Middle Atlantic Products, SoundTube, Tannoy, Formula Sound, Shure, Silex Acoustical Panels and dbx….

Video Spotlight

This month’s Video Spotlight highlights RGB Spectrum, Clarity Visual Systems, Premier Mounts, Denon Electronics, Comprehensive Video Group, Hitachi, Videolarm, YEM, CMi Worldwide, Sanyo, Canon and American Fibertek….

Installation Products

Compiled by Elizabeth Price

Descriptions and specs of a wide variety of A/V products now on the market….


Compiled by Elizabeth Price

The tools you need to help you do your job….


Compiled by Elizabeth Price

Catalog L-com Inc. released its 2001 Master Catalog, a 162-page issue with over 300 new connectivity products.www.l-com.comCircle 182 on Reader Service…


Compiled by Elizabeth Price

Plan ahead for Inter-Noise 02….

Main Features

The Secrets of Selling Themed Environments

By Nathaniel Hecht

How to land contracts in the booming themed retail market and tailor your business to these venues….

Welcome to the Fun House: Audio in Themed Environments

Gordon Moore

Read “Welcome to the Fun House” in conjunction with Nathaniel Hecht’s “Secrets of Selling” article, for additional information on the important themed retail market….

Real Coverage, Part 4

By Rick Kamlet

The series concludes with a close look at subwoofers and how they are best used….

Seven Questions for DMMs

By Terry J. LaBrue

Seven questions to ask before buying your next digital multimeter….

Installation Profiles

Billboard Live

By Bruce Borgerson

Technology for 21st century nightlife makes this entertainment complex one of the most happening places in South Florida….

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

By Mel Lambert

The theme is medieval, but the sound system sure isn’t. See how the jousting and feasting come to life….

Video Projections



Secrets of Indoor 8VSB Reception…

Clean Signals



Rejecting Common-Mode Voltage Is a Balancing Act…

Industry Associations

Registration Now Open for NSCA Expo 2002

Register for the 2002 NSCA Systems Integration Expo now at Attendees may register for a badge and obtain class tickets for the coming…

ICIA Update

IPD Educational Opportunities

IPD Sydney January 29 to February 1, 2002Darling Harbour Precinct, Sydney, Australia Featuring four days of instruction from industry experts in a relaxed…


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