PulseAudio Announces 5 Products for AV Distribution

Vanco’s PulseAudio brand has introduced a new amplifier, as well as a stereo speaker selector with volume control; an audio delay device, a dual-axis speaker mount and a microphone preamplifier.


Vanco, a manufacturer of AV distribution and AV accessories, has announced that its PulseAudio brand has launched five new AV distribution products.

According to Vanco, it developed these new products based on dealer feedback. Explaining the reasoning for the new products in greater detail, the PulseAudio brand, says with the spring and summer months coming, integrators will be working on AV distribution projects in the residential and commercial markets that includes outdoor AV.

These products Vanco emphasizes, help integrators in both markets affordably address a range of AV distribution systems.

Here is a closer look at each of the five products:

PulseAudio: PAV1100 100-Watt Single Channel Commercial Amplifier:

The PAV1100 development was based on the demand for the brand’s PAV140. The PAV1100 is a Class D-based 100 watt amplifier that can be used for 70-volt/100-volt speakers.

The amp identifies 16 different ID codes to address multiple PAV1100 amplifiers in a system to support individual amplifier control. The PAV1100 also includes three microphone level inputs that supports, condenser, dynamic and wireless microphones, and functions such as ducking.

Additionally, the amp offers a 3.5mm input or two RCA inputs, a digital input, EQ, mic mixing, and IR and RS-232 control options.

PulseAudio PA-SS4V Two Source, Four Pair Stereo Speaker Selector with Volume Control:

Vanco says the PA-SS4V is a low-profile speaker selector that distributes high level stereo signals from two sources in up to four zones. The unit also features an independent on/off switch for each zone of audio, as well as a selectable impedance matching volume controls to protect amplifiers and equipment in each audio zone, spring loaded speaker terminals that accepts up to 14-gauge speaker wire.

Other features include 12-step volume control settings, and the unit is compatible with up to 100 watts of power per channel.

 PulseAudio PA-ADS1 Audio Delay Device:

The PA-ADS1 is a compact analog audio delay device that incorporates a stereo RCA audio input and output. Designed to resolve “lip sync” issues in audio and video systems, the PA-ADS1 provides up to 16 increments that range from 20-340ms with the turn of a dial.

PulseAudio PASBR Universal Dual-Axis Speaker Mount:

PulseAudio’s PBSR is a heavy-duty universal wall/ceiling speaker mount that can hold speakers up to 33 pounds (15kgs). The mount incorporates a dual-axis design with compression locking that supports 90-degree tilting capabilities, while offering 360-degrees of rotation.

The PASBR also comes with a steel cable for additional safety and security for during and after installation.

PulseAudio PA-MICPRE Microphone Preamplifier:

Vanco states that since releasing its Beale Street Audio BAV4250 and BAV2500 1,000W amplifiers back in 2020, it has seen growth in the commercial/pro audio market. 

Fulfilling dealer requests, the company continues, it developed the PA-MICPRE microphone pre-amp. The PulseAudio PA-MICPRE features XLR and 1/4-inch inputs and outputs, as well as a 1/4-inch output for mono or stereo applications. The microphone preamplifier also includes a balanced/unbalanced input impedance 10K ohm and max level input level of +4dBv balanced and +10dBv unbalanced.

Additionally, the PA-MICPRE offers users manual gain control, a clipping indicator, and 36-volt phantom power. 

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Robert Archer
Robert Archer:

Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob has also served as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In his personal time beyond his family, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons and Brazilian jiu-jitsu at Binda Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.


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