June 2003

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June 2003

Features

Paging Mixers

Randy Alberts

Not every contracting job is an interactive, high-tech museum or a state-of-the-art house-of-worship or music-performance venue. Most people have done...

Video Distribution Amplifiers

David Riffle

The majority of job bids today whether for houses of worship, schools, boardrooms, residential or retail environments, or sports/entertainment facilities...

Columns

All Aboard

Mark Johnson

Generally, facility owners would like to incorporate the latest available technology into their venues and systems. It's left to the consultant or contractor...

Lessons from a Screwdriver

George Petersen

When I was a high school kid back in the Paleolithic 1960s era, I wanted to learn electronics. I experimented a lot (destroying a few radios along the...

Departments

INSTALL OF THE MONTH

Tidewater Community College Tidewater, Virginia Innovative College Selects Mixers Tidewater, Virginia-based Tidewater Community College (TCC) selected...

20 YEARS AGO IN THE INDUSTRY

Editor's Note: As part of S&VC's 20th anniversary, we're bringing you 20 Years Ago in the Industry, a retrospective glimpse of the industry and S&VC through...

FEEDBACK

Club Safety I came across the article Safe and Sound in the April 2003 issue about the fire in Warwick, Rhode Island. The author, Dan Daley, did a very...

CONDOLENCES

Industry Vet Passes Away Marcel Daugherty died at the age of 46 in April following a motorcycle accident. Daugherty spent more than 20 years in the audio/video...

ASSOCIATIONS

CEDIA, ICIA, NSCA Join Forces Three electronic systems industry trade associations announced the upcoming launch of shows in Europe and Asia that would...

CONTRACTOR'S WEB WATCH

www.infocomm.org In an effort to augment the services provided by its regional representatives in Asia, Australia, and Europe, the International Communications...

PEOPLE NEWS

Karen Richardson has been appointed Genelec's national sales manager for home-theater products . Celestion appointed Andrew Farrow as U.S. OEM/distribution...

AGREEMENTS, PARTNERSHIPS, AND ACQUISITIONS

Leviton Manufacturing Company has exercised its right not to acquire OnQ Technologies. Leviton will continue to direct the structured wiring and applications...

UPCOMING EVENTS

June 18-20 Musikmesse/ProLight and SoundSt. Petersburg, Russiawww.musikmesse-st-petersburg.com 19-22 Independent Professional Representatives Organization...

PUBLICATIONS

Trompeter (www.trompeter.com) has a new guide featuring HDTV transmission line network products and solutions for in-station and in-truck video applications...

OFFICE SPACE

Biamp Opens Learning Center Biamp Systems' new Learning Center is located in its headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. The approximately 1,300-square-foot...

INDUSTRY NEWS

Cabinets Manufactured Using ISO Requirements Standard, modified, and custom modular electronic enclosures, instrument cabinets, computer workstations,...

REPRESENTATIVE AND DISTRIBUTION NEWS

SoundTube Entertainment named TC Marketing of Honolulu; Pacific Coast Associates of Benicia, California; and McFadden Sales of Dublin, Ohio, as manufacturer...

What's New

AUDIO PRODUCTS

Loudspeaker Meridian Audiowww.meridian-audio.com The DSP7000 is derived from the company's DSP8000. The new design brings the DSP8000's enclosure materials...

VIDEO PRODUCTS

Control-Room Solution Synelecwww.synelecusa.com IndiSys is a solution for control-room environments with patented Digital Parallel Processing technology....

VIDEO ACCESSORIES

LCD Monitor BenQwww.benq.com The 15-inch FP591 LCD monitor features SRS surround sound and built-in Digital Photo Frame. The FP591 also features advances...

A/V ACCESSORIES

Cabinet Lowell Manufacturingwww.lowellmfg.com The tilt-out wall cabinet Series L87 is for wallmounting rackmount and nonrackmount electronics in schools,...

Installation Profiles

Just what the Doctor Ordered

By Gary Eskow

Founded in 1860, the New York Medical College (NYMC) moved to Valhalla, New York, in 1972. Originally designed as temporary quarters, these Westchester...

Video Projections

LCDs Versus Plasmas

Peter H. Putman, CTS

The past year was significant for the flat-screen display industry in more ways than one. You saw increasing use of the digital video interface, as well...

Contractor's Toolbox

Leaps and Bounds

Glen Ballou

Many years ago, I spent rainy Sunday afternoons in museums. My father loved history, so we would stop at every artifact and read those infernal placards...

Articles

School Daze

Dan Daley

Contractors working in the education field might be reminded of working with the military. The complex and often Byzantine bidding process that accompanies virtually every school facility A/V installation is pocked with regulatory and systemic potholes. That said, it's like any other bureaucratic encounter... you must accept that this is how this particular universe works. After learning the language, you can participate in what is an expanding sector of the A/V market....

Exploring EH Expo

Chris Steinwand

The Electronic House Expo (EHX) which took place February 27 through March 1 in Orlando, Florida is a biannual trade show and conference that services...

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