July 1999

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July 1999

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THE HEART OF THE MATTER: cable basics

Pete Putman

It's a fact of life; the active components in any professional A-V installation get most of the attention, while wiring is often taken for granted. Check...

Clean Signals

SURGE PROTECTION:the enemy within

Bill Whitlock

Most people have been convinced that ordinary power lines are teeming with equipment damaging spikes and surges and have, without hesitation, installed...

Contractor's Toolbox

SCOPING IT OUT:using the oscilloscope

Glen Ballou

We have all either used or abused oscilloscopes at one time or another. Many times, we did not see what we thought we should have seen, not necessarily...

Articles

TUNING UP

Jared Blankenship

As A-V designers and installers, many of you are already aware that your commitment to your client does not end immediately after the freshly installed...

ASPI and Listen ally

SOUND & VIDEO CONTRACTOR STAFF

ASPI Digital, Atlanta, GA, and Listen Technologies, Park City, UT, have formed an alliance which will allow the two companies to collaborate on manufacturing,...

KEEPING FIT

Charles Conte

Diet, nutrition, exercise and physical fitness have been with us long enough now that it's safe to say that such concerns are not just a passing trend....

KEEPING IT SAFE

Steve Filippini

You have just completed installing a security system for one of your more publicly visible customers. You want to ensure that, in the future, he is happy...

Tools that make matters easier

SOUND & VIDEO CONTRACTOR STAFF

In today's market of home automation and security, the quicker you complete an installation and move on to another one, the faster you accumulate recurring...

SIGNAL PURITY

Bill Whitlock

Finding out how and where such power line-related noises as hum and buzz enter an A-V system can be a frustrating, time-consuming experience. All too...

Lowell honors reps

SOUND & VIDEO CONTRACTOR STAFF

At April's NSCA Expo in Nashville, TN, Lowell Manufacturing Company, Pacific, MO, presented its Rep. of the Year award to Peregrine Southwest Reps, McKinney,...

HHB USA expands

SOUND & VIDEO CONTRACTOR STAFF

HHB Communications USA has moved its offices into larger quarters at 1410 Centinela Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90025-2501. The company's phone and fax numbers...

Sony launches Web site

SOUND & VIDEO CONTRACTOR STAFF

Sony Electronics has launched a Web site at www.sony.com/videoconference to provide business professionals, videoconferencing resellers, systemsintegrators,...

AutoPatch offers 24-hour support line

SOUND & VIDEO CONTRACTOR STAFF

AutoPatch, a division of XN Technologies, announces the availability of a 24-hour customer service and support program called AutoAssist. The program...

Renkus-Heinz & Ampco Pro Rent partner

SOUND & VIDEO CONTRACTOR STAFF

Renkus-Heinz and Ampco Pro Rent were partners in developing the Synco Network of PA rental companies, which was officially launched March 6 during Pro...

Monitoring Hawaii's Kilauea volcano through a prototype video system

Sandy Calabrese

Ancient Polynesians believed Pele to be their fire goddess, the one responsible for the raging fires deep within the Pacific's volcanoes. According to...

Owens Corning establishes new business

SOUND & VIDEO CONTRACTOR STAFF

Owens Corning announces the formation of the Acoustic Systems Business. The Acoustic Systems Business will provide the company with a cohesive approach...

Meyer celebrates 20th anniversary

SOUND & VIDEO CONTRACTOR STAFF

Meyer Sound celebrates its 20th anniversary as a designer and manufacturer of professional audio loudspeakers and equipment. Meyer's history includes...

Pro Co announced new division

SOUND & VIDEO CONTRACTOR STAFF

Pro Co has created a new division, Conduit.USA, to supply select products to audio retailers and systems contractors. Conduit.USA will not supply any...

The Screen Works moves

SOUND & VIDEO CONTRACTOR STAFF

The Screen Works has moved to new, larger facilities at 2201 West Fulton Street. The new facility features more than 50,000 square feet (4,645 m[2]) of...

EDS launches Web site

SOUND & VIDEO CONTRACTOR STAFF

The Electronic Distribution Show's (EDS) Web site was redesigned in a database format for the EDS show (held May 18-20 in Las Vegas). A Matchmaker message...

Navitar acquires Itrix

SOUND & VIDEO CONTRACTOR STAFF

Navitar Manufacturing, Rochester, NY, purchased Itrix, a manufacturer of lighting products and other enhancements for the videoconferencing industry....

Harris acquires Intraplex

SOUND & VIDEO CONTRACTOR STAFF

Harris Corporation has acquired Intraplex, a privately held developer of digital network products for broadcast and wireless communications. Harris and...

DMX establishes new offices

SOUND & VIDEO CONTRACTOR STAFF

DMX, a subsidiary of TCI Music, has opened sales offices in Chicago, IL and Detroit, MI. The new offices are headed by Walt Tatum, Ron Hynning, Don Stockfleth...

True Audio moves

SOUND & VIDEO CONTRACTOR STAFF

True Audio, software developer and publisher, has moved all operations from Escondido, CA to 387 Duncan Lane, Andersonville, TN 37705. Contact by phone...

EEM 1999 released on the Internet

SOUND & VIDEO CONTRACTOR STAFF

Hearst Business Communications has released the 1999 EEM/Electronic Engineers Master on the Internet at http://eemonline.com with the 1999 EEM CD-ROM...

Listen offers warranty

SOUND & VIDEO CONTRACTOR STAFF

Listen Technologies has a limited lifetime warranty program for its FM assistive listening products that guarantees each Listen product for the product's...

Phonic Ear offers program

SOUND & VIDEO CONTRACTOR STAFF

Phonic Ear offers the HOW! Program. This program features videos and brochures that demonstrate the need for hearing assistance and allows churches to...

OFFERING MORE

Alan Kruglak

You are probably familiar with Ripley and his collection of "Believe It Or Not" stories. Although I do not claim to have superseded his notoriety, I do...

NOT TO BE FORGOTTEN

Glen Ballou

We have all heard about the great newly available measuring instruments that are used to measure audio circuits, instruments like FFT (Fast Fourier Transform)...

SAFE AND SECURE

Chris M. Hoebener

The general public's growing acceptance of new, larger and more affordable conventional video display technology creates an exciting sales opportunity...

Transmission paths

R. David Read

As everyday participants in the design, selection, purchase and installation of wire and cable for low-voltage usage, we need to be cognizant of the technological...

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