October 2003 - Sound & Video Contractor

October 2003

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October 2003

Features

Powered Molded Speakers

Allan Soifer

My initiation into the world of audio dates back to those dear old days of reentrant megaphone-type horns, back when we used acoustomechanically coupled...

Reviews

Epson PowerLite 8300i

Jeff Sauer

When it comes to integrating a projector into a digital infrastructure, few models have much on Epson's PowerLite 8300i. With what Epson refers to as...

Columns

Don't Try This at Home

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Mark Johnson

As more and more businesses incorporate Web-based and automated services, it becomes increasingly important to ensure that these services are comprehensible...

Come Clean

Mark E. Battersby

It is no secret that employment practices have long posed problems for small business owners. In fact, even the federal government has difficulty determining...

The Best-Laid Plans

Steve Filippini

You are standing in front of your customer's alarm control panel with a work order in one hand and a box of parts in the other. The paperwork states that...

Taking It to the Next Level

Chuck Wilson

In 2004 the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) will release an all-new version of MasterFormat, the construction classification document used...

Departments

INSTALL OF THE MONTH

If you've haven't been to a haunted house since you were a kid, chances are you'd be in for a shock if you went to one today. In the past five years or...

MOVERS AND SHAKERS

B&C Speakers na appointed the Topp Group as its manufacturer's rep for western Canada. Joel Spira, founder and chairman of Lutron Electronics Company,...

CONDOLENCES

House Ear Institute Founder Dies Howard Payne House, MD, founder of the House Ear Institute (HEI) and pioneering ear specialist, died recently in Los...

20 YEARS AGO IN S&VC

Mark Johnson

Okay, this time it's personal! The October 1983 issue of Sound & Video Contractor featured on its cover two images of the Tennessee State Amphitheater...

CONTRACTOR'S WEB WATCH

www.avad.com AVAD, LLC is offering visitors to its Web site easier access to the technical specifications for its lines of home technology products. The...

PUBLICATIONS

The Listen (www.listentech.com) End-User brochure illustrates the four main applications for the wireless sound equipment, including language interpretation,...

UPCOMING EVENTS

October 15-18Prolight and SoundShanghaiwww.messefrankfurt.com November 10-13Electronic House ExpoLong Beach, Californiawww.ehexpo.com 21-23ETS-LDIOrlando,...

OFFICE SPACE

Fujinon Opens Canadian Office With its products already across the United States and Latin America, Fujinon is now focusing on the Canadian market. The...

ASSOCIATIONS

ICIA Debuts Certified Audiovisual Provider Program The International Communications Industries Association (ICIA) and the International Communications...

INDUSTRY NEWS

Crown Receives Quality Certification Crown International has received ISO 9001:2000 certification of its Quality Management System. Crown originally achieved...

What's New

AUDIO PRODUCTS

Transmitters Azden Corp.www.azdencorp.com Azden's 51BT body-pack transmitter comes housed in a sleek, modern case with a metal belt clip. It features...

VIDEO PRODUCTS

Conversion Boxes AutoPatchwww.autopatch.com The DVI to RGBHV and RGBHV to DVI Conversion Boxes can be used as standalone boxes or with RGBHV, Cat-5, and...

SECURITY PRODUCTS

Multiplexers Sanyo Security Productswww.sanyocctv.com The 9-channel Model DSR-3009 and the 16-channel Model DSR-3016 are two digital recorders with integrated...

Articles

Service, with a Smile

Gary Eskow

Every year millions of American families head to theme parks searching for a few days, or maybe just a few hours, of rides, relaxation, and a respite...

Blues Power

Daniel Keller

In a little more than a decade, the House of Blues has evolved from a few hip clubs to a concert and media powerhouse, a transformation made possible...

Rockin' the House

By Mike Lethby and Charles Conte

When you set out to entertain a restaurant's clientele with a blend of good food, a dazzling array of beers, and classic rock music, your design list...

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