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March 2007

March 2007


One-stop Control

By Carolyn Heinze

It’s tough to impress the fast-moving Miami party crowd, and nightclubs located in this hot but fickle scene are constantly seeking new ways to outdo…

Technology Showcase: Networked Power Amplifiers

By Bennett Liles

One day, commercial sound distribution moved beyond analog audio DAs and expanded into AES/EBU. That was, at the time, considered revolutionary. Now that…

Technology Showcase: AV-control Software

By Bennett Liles

While recent developments in the crowded field of AV room-control hardware have been examined at length, these units tend to make their debut and then…

Installation Profile: Aesthetic Connections

By Dan Daley

When you first encounter the new Hearst Tower, located on Eighth Avenue in Manhattan, there is an urge to climb it. The diagrid exterior of the new headquarters…


Sabine NAV4800

By John McJunkin

Sabine is well-known for its wireless microphone systems and feedback extermination units, but it also makes a great loudspeaker management box. I test-drove…

Oppo Digital DV-981HD

By Jeff Sauer

It wasn’t unreasonable to hope, after another year of increasing consumer confusion and frustration over the Blu-ray/HD DVD format war, that there might…


Intelligent Buildings

By Michael Goldman

This month’s cover story from Dan Daley about the massive IT networking infrastructure expertly woven into Manhattan’s Hearst Tower is particularly apropos…

Picture This: Plasma Advantages

By Jeff Sauer

For me, a technical guy, one of the more interesting conversations I had at the CES show earlier this year was off the main show floor in a private suite…

Associations Focus: Tradeshow Season Starts

NSCA Every year, NSCA Expo attendees have a chance to get a closer look at products and installation techniques when they visit the show floor and attend…

Management Perspectives: Installation Photography

By Don Kreski

Is it worth investing in good photography of your AV installations? says Gina Lauria, director of marketing for Crestron and former marketing manager…

POV: Competitive Advantages of Intellectual Property

By Dean A. Pelletier

A company’s development, identification, and protection of its intellectual property (IP) can provide valuable competitive advantages that significantly…


The Buzz: Installation Spotlight: Monmouth University, West Long Branch, N.J.

By Jessaca Gutierrez

Wi-Fi technology has been around for years, but recently, the costs for the technology have come down, spurring a growth in the wireless arena. Suddenly…

The Buzz: Installation Spotlight: North Dakota State College of Science, Wahpeton, N.D.

By Ben Stowe, system designer for NorthernLightFX

When the North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, N.D., wanted to provide safe, on-campus entertainment and recreation for its 2,500 students,…

What’s New

What’s New: Audio Technology

By Laura Dixon

LOUDSPEAKER SLS Loudspeakers’ new CM141CC small-format loudspeaker is intended for high-quality background music playback in settings such as retail,…

What’s New: Video Technology

By Laura Dixon

VIDEO SCALER TV One’s 1T-AVPC-HDMI video scaler accepts analog PC inputs to WUXGA at 60Hz, along with analog YPbPr/YCbCr HDTV inputs up to 1080p. The…

What’s New: AV Technology

By Laura Dixon

CABLE The XB201DBM, part of Gepco’s X-Band line, is an extra-flexible, high-bandwidth microphone cable with a double braid shield for added noise rejection…

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