D-Tools New and Returning Manufacturer Vantage Point Partners for July 2012
The D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point Program provides comprehensive data from leading manufacturers to D-Tools SI software users at no charge to the user. D-Tools MVP members understand the importance of providing current, quality product specifications in order to better support their dealers in their client engagements.
We would like to welcome the following manufacturers as our newest MVP Partners, joining this month. There data will soon be available for download free-of-charge to D-Tools users!
Our industry has evolved for better than 50 years – pursuing the best in music & sound reproduction. Many people have made significant contributions to the art, discipline and business of creating better High Fidelity Music Reproduction Devices. We hail from this legacy and pledge our ethic upon it.
Our products and service are exemplary. Customer satisfaction is our first concern. No sale is final until the customer is fully satisfied. To this end, we sponsor our dealers to extend a 90 day unconditional product return policy on all Attaché Series products for a full purchase price refund, no questions, no hassle.
Noble Fidelity Loudspeakers improve the experience of sound reproduction and re-define the axiom of value.
Live with Music.
For more information please visit www.noble-fidelity.com
We would also like to welcome back the following Partners as they have renewed their MVP Partnership this month:
AMX hardware and software solutions simplify the implementation, maintenance, and use of technology to create effective environments. With the increasing number of technologies and operating platforms at work and home, AMX solves the complexity of managing this technology with reliable, consistent and scalable systems. Our award-winning products span control and automation, system-wide switching and audio/video signal distribution, digital signage and technology management. They are implemented worldwide in conference rooms, homes, classrooms, network operation / command centers, hotels, entertainment venues, broadcast facilities, among others.
For more information, visit www.amx.com.
FSR, established in 1981, manufactures a wide variety of products for the audio / video, education, hospitality, government, and religious markets, including AV floor, wall, table, and ceiling connectivity boxes, as well as a full line of interfaces, distribution amplifiers, matrix switchers, seamless switchers and CAT-5 solutions.
All FSR products are designed and manufactured in its Woodland Park, NJ facility. The company is an Energy Star Partner and complies with the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to demonstrate its deep commitment to preserving the planet. FSR offers live 24/7 technical and sales support throughout the country from expertly trained technicians and sales representatives. For more information: www.fsrinc.com.
Kaleidescape’s goal is to deliver a home entertainment experience that is beyond expectations. Our product, the Kaleidescape System, is an entertainment server that has changed the way movies and music are collected and enjoyed in a home, yacht or private jet. The Kaleidescape System combines a compelling user interface, an outstanding industrial design, and services that set new standards in the consumer electronics industry. Kaleidescape was founded in 2001 and is privately held.
Kaleidescape’s headquarters are located in Sunnyvale, California. Research and development are done by Kaleidescape Canada, Inc., based in Waterloo, Ontario. Our products are available through a network of custom-installation dealers and distributors throughout the world. For more information please visit www.kaleidescape.com.
For many years KIMBER KABLE from has led the performance audio/video cable industry in technology, performance, and precision manufacturing. On this, our 30th anniversary year, we are more committed than ever to producing products of pre-eminent technical merit and performance. The very inspiration for our products comes from the installation market. We know custom; it’s what we do every day. We have always believed that true innovation comes from small business entrepreneurs, and D-tools give us a platform to deepen our commitment to the audio / video specialist by lending our expertise and support to such a fantastic tool. Kimber Kable “Music in Harmony with Science”. For more information please visit www.kimber.com.
Established in 2003, Kordz recognized a gap in the home cinema market between the mass of low-end cable options and high-end alternatives (well, just high-end price with some of them). Precious few offered genuine performance with appreciable value for money.
The KORDZ® brand of interconnects has quickly grown to a highly reputable level, offering true mid-to-high end performance with a primary focus on what really matters – proven construction methods and an unswerving dedication to quality and provable performance. Visit Kordz online at www.kordz.com
Liberty AV Solutions is recognized as a leading contract manufacturer of AV integration products. They are also positioned to be at the leading edge in digital solutions. Liberty’s headquarters is in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Liberty remains focused on customer service and education while continuing to provide the broadest range of professional AV products available. Visit Liberty Wire & Cable online at http://www.libertycable.com
Lowell is a precision manufacturing company that began making communications products in 1947. They have a long history of satisfying customer desires with innovative products, friendly service, and dependable follow through. Their objective is to provide contractors and systems integrators with quality products and honest, dependable service so their installations in stadiums, arenas, airports, offices, schools, and buildings of all kinds go in smoothly and perform beyond the expectations of the project architect, developer, and consultant. Visit Lowell online at http://www.lowellmfg.com
Luxul is a leader in engineering superior wireless signal propagation technologies to address the challenges faced by traditional wireless networking methodologies. Luxul solutions deliver reliable and powerful signals for use in industrial applications. Luxul products are ideal for both mobile and fixed Near-Line-of-Site (NLOS) wireless applications and are key elements to successful WIFI, WIMAX, RFID, wireless Broadband, Mobile Mesh, and other wireless networking implementations. Visit Luxul online at www.luxulwireless.com
Monster is the world’s leading manufacturer of high performance cables that connect audio/video components for home, car and professional use as well as computers and computer games. Monster Cable is an indispensable component for music lovers, audiophiles, recording studios, sound professionals, musicians, custom-installers and home theatre enthusiasts. Visit Monster online at www.monstercable.com
Founded in 1992 with a committed focus on the custom installation market, RTI offers a number of award-winning support and incentive programs to its dealers, including educational opportunities through the Advanced Control University (ACU), and the popular Control Bucks and Dealer Accommodation programs. In addition, through RTI’s Integration Partner Program, the company has reached out to manufacturers across the industry to ensure that RTI products integrate seamlessly with a wide variety of components and systems.
For additional information on RTI and all its innovative products please visit www.rticorp.com.
Established in 2005 by Jay Faison, the owner of Zobo.tv, a custom integration company based in Charlotte, North Carolina, SnapAV is a manufacturer and exclusive source of nearly 550 high-quality products for the custom A/V channel, covering a wide breadth of categories.
Current SnapAV product brands include Episode™ (Speakers & Electronics); Dragonfly™ (Film Screens); Strong™ (Mounts & Racks); Binary™ (Cables, Compression Connectors, Baluns & Bulk Wire); Old Camden™ (CineCabinets) and Wirepath™ (Structured Wiring). www.snapav.com
SpeakerCraft, established in 1976, devoted itself for more than a decade to the design and development of architectural loudspeakers and became known as the prime OEM for many well-known, in-wall speaker brands in the field. In marketing its own brand, now one of the widest lines of architectural speakers and electronics in the industry, SpeakerCraft brings with it years of experience and a dedication to dealer satisfaction.
Triad Speakers, Inc. is a steadily growing provider of complete loudspeaker solutions for multi-room residential and home theater system applications. A top choice by many custom integrators nationwide, Triad has made significant advancements in the arena of front-channel speakers, surrounds, subwoofers, distributed audio speakers via enclosed in-wall, in-ceiling, on-wall and freestanding designs. Visit Triad at www.triadspeakers.com
Wisdom Audio is the leader in designing and manufacturing high-performance planar magnetic transducers for architectural speaker applications with more than 100 man years experience. Wisdom Audio was founded in 1996 to create no-compromise planar loudspeaker systems for the most demanding and critical audiophiles. Wisdom Audio systems employ proprietary, custom-made planar magnetic and dynamic transducers optimized for high performance, high-end architectural audio reproduction applications.
Its hybrid-technology systems have earned praise and awards from the specialized media, while satisfying a growing base of customers and dealers worldwide. Wisdom Audio’s multi-award winning Sage Series architectural products are handcrafted in limited quantities by specialized craftsman at its headquarters in Carson City, Nevada.
For more information, please visit www.wisdomaudio.com or call (775) 887-8850.