Legrand Debuts In-Wall CPT306W-V1 Cable Management Kit

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Legrand today extended its line of On-Q in-wall power products with the introduction of the new CPT306W-V1 In-Wall TV Power and Cable Management Kit. The in-wall kit includes a power input module with drywall bracket and a six-foot power cord. Offered in white to blend in, the module’s decorator power inlet strap provides the flexibility […]

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RoseWater Energy and Alpine Power Systems Add to Partnership

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RoseWater Energy Group, a provider of next-generation integrated energy management systems, has announced an expansion in their partnership with Alpine Power Systems. Alpine Power Systems, a nationwide solutions provider specializing in backup power, telecom, cable and motive power, currently manages RoseWater Energy Group’s installations of the HUB SB20 energy and storage system. Through an expanded […]

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Torus Power Isolation Transformers Adds POWERBLOCK for ProAV

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Torus Power demonstrated both its Wall Mount (WM) line and compact POWERBLOCK (PB) units at InfoComm 2018. The company demonstrated a wide variety of toroidal isolation transformers for applications across vertical commercial markets including education, house of worship, corporate, government, entertainment, retail, broadcast studios, healthcare and more. These lines include: POWERBLOCK (PB) Series – The […]

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Middle Atlantic Expands DC Power Distribution Portfolio

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Middle Atlantic Products has expanded its DC Power Distribution Series — a universal DC Power solution for commercial and residential AV. Now featuring higher power capacity and availability for both North American and European installations, the portfolio’s new 200W and 300W models deliver the same features as the 45W DC compact and 125W DC 1RU systems, eliminating the need for […]

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Torus Power Showcases Full Lineup of Isolation Transformers at CEDIA

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 Torus Power will showcase its lineup of isolation transformers in booth #4749 at the San Diego Convention Center during CEDIA, Sept. 7-9, 2017. Designed to power, protect and significantly improve the quality and performance of electronic systems installations large and small, Torus Power’s toroidal isolation transformers are used in high-performance applications where the objective is to obtain the highest-quality audio […]

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Smart Power Supply: Achieving 100 Percent Uptime in the LED Display Application

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By John Hu QST In-field power supply failure is a major cause of downtime in LED Displays. This is especially a critical problem in the Digital Outdoor and Live Broadcast applications. This white paper explores the technologies available to achieve 100 percent power supply up time that are now available in the market. In the […]

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LynTec Announces InfoComm 2017 Plans

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LynTec today announced it will showcase its first rackmountable power control solution in booth 5169 at InfoComm 2017, June 14-17 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Bringing all of the power control features found in the company’s popular RPC Series panel to the rack, the Networkable Power Automation Control (NPAC) is a complete, ready-to-install 2RU power […]

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Panamax Debuts VT4315-PRO, IP Controlled Vertical Power Conditioner

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Panamax by Core Brands featured a full-featured, vertically mounted, IP-enabled power conditioner at CEDIA 2016. The VT4315-PRO features Panamax’s Protect-or-Disconnect surge protection and Automatic Voltage Monitoring (AVM) over/under voltage protection, plus Linear Filtering for best performance of protected equipment. Additionally, Gigabit-ready and high-bandwidth coaxial signal-side protection are on board to safeguard from lightning damage that […]

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Middle Atlantic Intros Value-Priced Select Series PDU with RackLink

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Middle Atlantic Products today announced the addition of new value-oriented IP solutions to its power hardware lineup. Ideal for small to large enclosures in residential, commercial and security applications, the Select Series PDU with RackLink offers versatile vertical, compact and traditional rackmount form factors that simplify installation and reduce the cost of service by providing […]

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Charge!

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My company has been knee deep in the design of high end audiovisual technology for a major new health education client and one of the main drivers of the project is to allow for as much portable wireless technology as possible – laptops, cell phones, tables, etc. There are a few major concerns with this […]

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Altinex Debuts Neutron MT322-105 and MT322-107 Power Distribution Cards for the MT302-201 Digital MultiTasker

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Altinex just introduce the MT322-105 and MT322-107 power distribution cards for use with its MT302-201 Digital MultiTasker. Both units distribute AC power from a single AC source to multiple AC outlets. With these one-in, three-out AC power distribution cards, the outlets can be connected to any type of audio/video equipment. And both cards have built-in […]

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AMETEK Electronic Systems Protection Adds Predictive Maintenance Technology to ESP/SurgeX Brands

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SurgeX appears to be blowing away their competition with intelligent surge products. And, I don’t say this lightly as there are some big-brands and names in this business. But, AMTEK buying them was a major coup. AMETEK Electronic has added their intelligent diagnostics, and remote monitoring solution to almost the entire ESP/SurgeX line. Branded as […]

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tvONE Ships ONErack

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ONErack is a universal, powered mounting system that is designed to simplify rack specifying and installation of small devices. tvONE’s design converts randomly sized, externally powered devices (they say from any manufacturer) into slide-in modules that can be installed quickly. ONErack has both front and rear access, provides uniform cable management and ONErack allows for […]

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AMETEK Electronic Systems Protection Hosts Electrical Protection Training at InfoComm 2016

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AMETEK Electronic Systems Protection’s SurgeX brand will host Electrical Protection of AV & IT Equipment (Session MT36), a training course for integrators, consultants, distributors and attendees interested in learning more about the fundamentals of electricity, power protection and SurgeX smart energy solutions. This informative training course will be held on Thursday, June 9th from 10:30 […]

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TSL Products to Launch Vertical Power Distribution at ISE

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TSL Products will debt new Vertical Power Distribution Units (VPDUs), on Stand 11.F80 at ISE 2016. The new vertical power units are based on TSL Products’ successful horizontal PDUs used by major broadcasters worldwide for effective power management. The vertical design not only saves rack space but also features fully configurable alarming, real-time measurement and […]

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LynTec Announces New IPC Panel — All-in-One Breaker Panel and Isolation Transformer

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LynTec today announced the Integrated Power Center (IPC) panel, a circuit breaker panel and isolation transformer integrated into one enclosure. LynTec’s IPC panel adds award-winning control to Schneider Electric’s space- and labor-saving Integrated Equipment product line, which is designed to reduce material-handling costs on the job site by delivering complete, ready-to-install units. As part of […]

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Torus Power Launches TOT AVR Series Toroidal Isolation Transformers

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Torus Power announced its new TOT AVR Series of toroidal isolation power transformers this month, with models also available for use in Continental Europe (TOT AVR CE) and the United Kingdom (TOT AVR UK). The TOT AVR Series builds upon Torus Power’s successful, compact and competitively priced TOT Series of Toroidal Isolation Transformer products, but […]

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LynTec Intros Built-in Scheduling Module for Remote Power Control Platform

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LynTec today introduced new timed event scheduling and astronomical clock capabilities on its Remote Power Control (RPC) and RPCR Automated Relay Panel products. Enabling timed control of on/off events at the circuit level, the innovations provide customers with the market’s simplest scheduling system to both program and use. Included on all LynTec’s motorized RPC circuit […]

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Milestone AV Partnering with SurgeX; Next Stop: Buyout

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Milestone AV Technologies and SurgeX have just announced a new partnership that they’ll roll out at InfoComm. We predict the next step will be a buyout. The two companies are developing a new line of power protected infrastructure solutions exclusive to the Chief brand. This initial offering combines SurgeX’s surge protection technology, power and filtering […]

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SurgeX Adds Axess Manager Platform For Remote Mobile Power Monitoring and Management

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ESP/SurgeX announced this month the Axess Manager Platform, a mobile power monitoring and management system that pairs with every IP enabled device on a network, including SurgeX Axess, Axess Elite and Axess Ready products, to create a smart and accessible energy management system available. SurgeX is also announcing shipping of its Axess Elite for international […]

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FSR Plasma Wall Box Line will Re-launch as Project Wall Box Solutions at InfoComm

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FSR has announced that it will re-launch its Plasma Wall Box Line (PWB) at this year’s InfoComm show, with new features and models that will now fall within its Project Wall Box family of solutions. Additionally, the company is also introducing a number of Floor Boxes and Table Coaster Chargers all aimed at offering AV/IT […]

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Bryston Expands BIT Lineup of AC Power Isolation Devices

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Bryston has launched the new BIT (Bryston Isolation Transformer) models aimed at larger applications. The new 45- and 60-amp models feature a 220/240-volt input with a 120-volt output and are available with or without AVR technology (Automatic Voltage Regulation). In addition to these new models, all BIT products will now be available with standard rack-mount […]

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SurgeX Introduces Axess Elite with International Electrical Standards

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ESP/SurgeX will launch the Axess Elite web-enabled mains conditioning and energy management system for the 16 amp CEE7/7 and 10 amp AS3112 international electrical standards. Available in Q2 2015, the Axess Elite is one of the first IP-enabled smart energy solutions to carry these standards and it addresses a growing demand for connected power products […]

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A Review of SurgeX SEQ Power Bank and Envision PCS Remote Diagnostic Unit

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Serendipity strikes at opportune times. A couple of months back the eleven year old power conditioner connected to the system in my media room died. Shortly after I had blogged at rAVe about the troubleshooting exercise I treated it as, sharing with readers the apathy of the vendor’s help desk towards such an old product, […]

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Middle Launches Compact Surge Protection

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The new Series Protection and 2-Stage Compact Surge Devices from Middle Atlantic Products are both designed as compact stand-alone surge protectors — not rack-mountable — but is surface-mountable. The Series Protection system claims it absorbs surges without contaminating the system ground and manages against both under and over voltage events with automatic recovery that does […]

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Panamax Adds New SM3-Pro Power Management System

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Panamax has announced a new BlueBOLT-enabled SM3-Pro System Manager. Using BlueBOLT technology offers integrators the ability to: Perform remote hard reboots monitor energy usage and network status Program scheduled on/off commands to reduce energy consumption Automatically reboot equipment after connectivity loss Create custom triggers for on/off, reboots and alerts depending based on sensor inputs monitoring […]

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Remote Power Management

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What matters most to all those expensive black boxes neatly connected and stitched up in the rack, connected via other expensive black boxes to displays throughout the project aren’t buzzwords like resolution or bit-rate but one single, simple thing: electricity. As even small (fewer than ten rooms or displays) systems depend on more sophisticated technology […]

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ESP/SurgeX Adds IP to Defender Series

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ESP/SurgeX has just announced the Remote Portal, a new module that brings IP connectivity to SurgeX Defender Series Surge+Diagnostic and MultiPak smart energy management systems as well as the ESP Envision Power Conditioning System (PCS). Adding remote IP connectivity to its diagnostic software allows ESP/SurgeX integrators to instantly view the history of power quality events, […]

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More Control System Partners Add Middle Atlantic RackLink Driver Modules

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Add Crestron, Vantage, Savant, AMX and Control4 to the list of control companies who’ve adopted Middle Atlantic’s RackLink power management modules. These and other partners such as RTI, Aurora, URC, Key Digital and ihiji have already chosen RackLink because the system’s open architecture facilitates integration into virtually any control system or management platform. The RackLink […]

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Richard Gray Power to Debut IP-Addressable Power Strips

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Richard Gray’s Power Company (RGPC) will launch a new version of its IPAC-8 Remote IP Power Management System at CEDIA. The IPAC-8 provides IP-addressability and remote monitoring capabilities to power management systems. Designed for virtually any residential or commercial environment or application, IPAC-8 features on/off remote (IP) control of eight individual AC power outlets and […]

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Network Control Added to BlueBOLT Power Management Platform

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BlueBOLT, now a separate brand from Panamax/Furman within the Core Brands group owned by parent company Nortek, today introduced a network management feature to its cloud-based power and energy management platform. The new feature allows users to query (ping) any device with an IP address on a network from a BlueBOLT-enabled component with a BlueBOLT-CV1 […]

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