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Middle Atlantic Celebrates AV Month With Robust Training Lineup

FAIRFIELD, N.J. — Oct. 3, 2016 — As part of its ongoing commitment to deliver the products and services and fully support integrators as technology continues to advance and evolve, Middle Atlantic Products has announced a full month of online training opportunities in celebration of AV Month 2016. As the AV community unites to celebrate, promote, and share the industry with the world, this is a great opportunity for integrators to deepen their expertise and knowledge to better meet the needs of installations today and in the future.

Covering some of the latest trends, challenges, and standards arising in the industry, each training session will equip attendees with techniques that can be directly applied in the field. Sessions will be offered online, allowing industry professionals everywhere easy access to the courses. All courses are InfoComm-CTS, BICSI, and AIA certified. Attendees who successfully complete all four courses can earn four CTS, BICSI, and/or AIA credits.

The online courses include:

* USB for AV Applications
Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 1 p.m. EST
Learn to specify, integrate, and troubleshoot USB technology, including a deeper understanding of how these systems work and why they might fail.

* HDBaseT Deep Dive Technology Exploration
Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 1 p.m. EST 
Part two of Middle Atlantic’s “Digital Video at Length – Successfully Extending Uncompressed Digital Video” course, this presentation will look at HDBaseT 5-Play features and will carefully review HDBaseT Lite, HDBaseT, and Valens Colligo(TM) HDBaseT optical solutions.

Both of these courses are led by Joe Cornwall, technology evangelist for the company’s AV division, including Middle Atlantic Products, C2G, RapidRun, and Wiremold and InfoComm 2014 Educator of the Year.

* Unconventional Ways to Conceal Equipment
Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 1 p.m. EST
Integrated systems have migrated away from large floor standing enclosures where each piece of equipment occupies at least a full rackspace. This presentation will guide participants through various unique solutions for concealing the system equipment beyond the standard shelf or rack mount.

Led by Jay Franetovich, CTS, application specialist at Middle Atlantic Products.

* Steps to Selecting a UPS
Thursday, Oct. 27 at 1 p.m. EST
A UPS can be extremely beneficial in a variety of applications. This course will take deeper look at the benefits, features and application requirements important to selecting the right UPS critical to ensuring the reliability of today’s AV systems.

Led by Scott Lowder, senior product manager at Middle Atlantic Products. 

Interested attendees can register for these courses and many other free C2G and Middle Atlantic industry-certified trainings at More information about AV Month and other ways to raise awareness about the AV industry are available at

More information about Middle Atlantic Products is available at

Middle Atlantic Products has been part of the Legrand group since its acquisition in 2011.

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About Legrand
Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures.  Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide.  Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value is a prime vector for growth, including in particular connectable products enhancing value in use. Legrand reported sales of $5.3 billion in 2015.  Legrand has a strong presence in North America, with a portfolio of well-known product lines that include C2G, Cablofil, Electrorack, Luxul, Middle Atlantic, Nuvo, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Pinnacle Architectural Lighting, QMotion, Quiktron, Raritan, Vantage, Watt Stopper, and Wiremold.  Legrand is listed on Euronext Paris and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI, Corporate Oekom Rating and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819).


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