New Products: February 2006
Turbosound sub-bass enclosure, Smart Technologies interactive whiteboard, Remaco IR extender, and more.
Designed for use in houses of worship, performing arts centers, and live music applications, the DTS-20 Tower of Power subwoofer from Danley Sound Labs offers an 18 Hz to 150 Hz frequency range (-3 dB), a maximum output of 122 dB SPL, and 95 dB SPL sensitivity. Featuring a single, long-excursion, 12-inch driver, the DTS-20 has a 500 W continuous input power rating and a 1,000 W program input power rating. Price: $2,998. Availability: currently available. For more information, contact Danley Sound Labs at 770-535-0204 or at www.danleysoundlabs.com.AV device controllers
Calypso's ION Series of pro AV device controllers offers serial, Ethernet, relay, general-purpose, and IR inputs and outputs. Based on the company's c_Link integrated event database architecture protocol, each Ethernet-ready controller enables the use of standard programs such as Microsoft Word or PowerPoint as control interface tools. The ION-e features one bi-directional RS232 serial port, four IR outputs, two IR inputs, two general-purpose relay outputs, and an IR receiver that stores codes for remote controls. The ION-4s offers four bi-directional serial ports. The ION-8i includes eight general-purpose inputs and one Ethernet bi-directional serial port. The ION-16i features 16 general-purpose inputs and one bi-directional serial port. Price: $599 to $759. Availability: currently available (all models). For more information, contact Calypso at 715-381-1646 or at www.calypsocontrol.com.Cat5 VGA extenders
TV One has introduced the 1T-VGA-CAT, 1T-VGA-CAT-XL, 1T-VGA4-CAT-TXL, and 1T-VGA8-CAT-TXL transmitters and the 1T-VGA-CAT-RXL receiver, which are designed to send VGA signals over long distances via standard Cat5 cables. The 1T-VGA-CAT transmitter encodes and decodes VGA signals with resolutions up to 1280x1024 into a bitstream for remote viewing using one Cat5 cable. The 1T-VGA-CAT-XL doubles the range of operation to 1,180 feet, and also offers VGA loop-through. For applications with multiple displays, the 1T-VGA4-CAT-TXL and 1T-VGA8-CAT-TXL feed four and eight Cat5 cables, respectively. Each transmitter requires the 1T-VGA-CAT-RXL receiver, which offers independent equalization and gain control. Price: $295 (1T-VGA-CAT); $395 (1T-VGA-CAT-XL); $265 (1T-VGA4-CAT-TXL); $345 (1T-VGA8-CAT-TXL); $245 (1T-VGA-CAT-RXL). Availability: currently available (all models). For more information, contact TV One at 859-282-7303 or at www.tvone.com.Boundary condenser mic
Targeted for use in worship centers, conference tables, and stage floors, the Astatic 930VPW is a variable pattern, surface-mount boundary condenser microphone featuring a switch-selectable, 12 dB/octave, high-pass filter and cardioid, supercardioid, figure eight, and omnidirectional patterns. The 930VPW is available with a die-cast zinc base and perforated screen construction with a foam filter located under the steel screen to suppress pops and wind noise. Price: N/A. Availability: currently available. For more information, contact Astatic at 800-421-3161 or at www.astaticinstalled.com.