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Installer Tip: Why You Should Love Banana Plugs Done Right [video]

A/V integrator Michael Restrepo swears by banana plugs for neater racks and more efficient installs, uninstalls and reinstalls, but warns the connections must be perfect.

Julie Jacobson · March 14, 2018

Installer Tip: How to Square Up an A/V Rack to Perfection [video]

Michael Restrepo’s short video explaining how to square up the face of an equipment rack demonstrates the great pride he takes in his integration work.

Julie Jacobson · March 08, 2018

Middle Atlantic SR Series of Pivoting Wall Racks May Solve Cable Run Challenges

The Middle Atlantic SR Series of Pivoting Wall Racks is designed to eliminate the issues involved with high density cabling runs.

Robert Archer · March 05, 2018

Popularity of Smart Thermostats, Lighting Control on Rise Among Architects

American Institute of Architects study shows smart thermostats are the most popular product, while demand for mechanical rooms for racks wilts away.

Jason Knott · October 09, 2017

PowerHouse Alliance A2V House Brand Addresses Dealers’ Pain Points

PowerHouse Alliance debuts A2V house brand of racks and mounts, with loudspeakers on the way.

Jason Knott · September 25, 2017

TruAudio Acquires BoraGear for Quiet Rack Cooling Systems

TruAudio expects the addition of BoraGear rack cooling systems/thermal management to integrate well with the company’s FORGE brand equipment racks.

Chelsea Cafiero · August 31, 2017

PowerHouse Alliance Launches A2V House Brand Products

PowerHouse Alliance distributor consortium debuts at CEDIA 2017 its new house brand of mounts and racks dubbed A2V.

Jason Knott · August 30, 2017

Stunning European Smart Home Is 2017 CEDIA Finalist

This enormous villa goes high-tech with Crestron control, Lutron lighting, Sony Bravia TVs, Sonance and Bowers & Wilkins audio, Fortress Seating and more. It’s a 2017 CEDIA Award finalist for EMEA.

Chelsea Cafiero · August 01, 2017

In Depth: Why Legrand is Acquiring Milestone AV for Nearly $1 Billion

Legrand and Milestone to blend major home-tech brands Chief, Sanus, Da-Lite, OnQ, NuVo, Qmotion, Middle Atlantic and Vantage, but big play is in commercial AV, with synergies between Mid Atlantic, Chief, Sanus, Da-Lite and Vaddio.

Julie Jacobson · June 30, 2017

Legrand to Acquire Milestone, Including Chief, Sanus, Da-Lite

Legrand has signed an agreement to acquire Milestone AV for an enterprise value of $950 million. Legrand brands like Middle Atlantic will join forces with Milestone brands like Chief, Sanus and Da-Lite.

Adam Forziati · June 28, 2017