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Fred Harding

Fred Harding

Fred Harding is in sales and technical support at Capitol Sales, a full service distributor of electronic installation hardware. He is a frequent contributor to CE Pro, writing hands-on product reviews and technical tips.

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Fred's Latest Posts

Industry Tech Sales Uses Smart Ordering, Shipping Processes to Stand Out in Midwest Distribution Market

Sensing a distribution opportunity in the midwest during the COVID-19 pandemic, two CE pros decided to start a new business together despite supply chain and cash flow concerns.

Fred Harding · October 08, 2021

Hands-On: QSC AD-S6T Speakers Provide Integrators Mounting Flexibility Indoors and Outdoors

QSC’s AD-S6T speakers are perfect for outdoor systems or for a medium intensity indoor system that doesn’t require a subwoofer.

Fred Harding · April 12, 2021

Hands-On: Shure SLXD Wireless System

The Shure SLXD wireless microphone system is an ideal solution for houses of worship, schools with large theater programs, community theaters, and more.

Fred Harding · September 30, 2020

Russound Upgrades Firmware for Streaming Products

Russound whole-house audio systems and streaming devices will now have access to sleep timers, scheduling, room grouping features and more.

Fred Harding · September 28, 2020

IC Realtime Dash and Dinger: An Alternative to a Wi-Fi Video Doorbell

While newly famous companies like Nest and Ring are currently dominating the video doorbell market, it might be time for integrators to swap to IC Realtime.

Fred Harding · July 22, 2020

Using Lessons from Old Health Clubs to Feel Less Alone During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Older technologies like FM modulation could inspire a way for people to attend communal events like church while in the safety of their car.

Fred Harding · April 24, 2020

Hands On: KEF V300 Makes Upgrading Home Audio Easy

The KEF V300 package includes T301 speakers and a small black box amplifier, providing integrators with an all-in-one home theater upgrade.

Fred Harding · March 09, 2020

How to Avoid Looking Really Foolish Installing a Video Distribution System

Certain video distribution installations may cause integrators endless headaches, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

Fred Harding · February 20, 2020

Hands On: Atlas IED AM1200 Self-Contained Sound Masking System

Atlas’s AM1200 Sound-Masking system is self-contained amp + speaker combo that drowns out distractions, keeps conversations private.

Fred Harding · November 22, 2019

Oh No, FCC Changes Channels: What to Do With All Those Off-Air Antennas

Get ready to re-scan most off-air TV antennas as new FCC changes force broadcast channels to change frequencies.

Fred Harding · August 06, 2019