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And That’s Why 5G Cellular Repeaters Might Take Forever

Fred Harding says the FCC’s auction of 600 MHz spectrum portends a long, capricious road ahead for 5G peripherals like cellphone repeaters.

Fred Harding · May 06, 2019

Deeper Dive into 70v Audio – Speakers, Switchers, Streaming, Sweet Sound

In Part 2 of his 70-volt audio series, Capitol’s Fred Harding expounds on 70v features, options and considerations, including timers, pagers, video conferencing, music licensing, and hybrid 8-Ohm + 70v amps.

Fred Harding · November 26, 2018

70 Volt Audio: Introduction to the Products and Principles

Long the domain of commercial spaces, 70-volt audio systems are making their way into residential applications, with popular home-tech vendors delivering 70v speakers, amps and peripherals.

Fred Harding · November 21, 2018

Distributors Guide 2018: How A/V and Home-Automation Wholesalers Serve Home-Technology Dealers

Improved web portals, regular training events, self-pick warehouses with information kiosks, and broader product lines are among the abundant initiatives from distributors of audio, video, home automation and other home-tech products.

Jason Knott · August 15, 2018

CE Pro Presents 2018 Quest for Quality Awards: Suppliers Earn 5-Star Reviews

Exactly 7,500 votes from integrators identify the 2018 CE Pro Quest for Quality Award winners for outstanding customer service, tech support, deal programs and much more.

CE Pro Editors · March 30, 2018

4 IoT Prophecies That Could Kill Your Custom Installation Business

Dealers who ignore the Internet of Things and DIY trends, and cut labor rates to fit perceived new market dynamics, will likely fail.

Curt Hayes · October 09, 2017

Voice Control War Officially Begins in Custom Channel: Google Home Available via Capitol Sales

Google Home voice control is being sold via channel distribution at Capitol, joining Amazon Echo in its line card.

Jason Knott · February 07, 2017

CE Pro Announces 2016 Quest for Quality Winners

Our 6th annual Quest for Quality Awards puts vendors and distributors in the industry spotlight, thanks to nearly 7,200 readership votes in recognition of their outstanding services.

CE Pro Editors · April 01, 2016

Denon Envoi Battery-Powered Speaker with Class D Amp is Perfect for Outdoor Parties

Fred Harding of Capitol Sales tries out battery-powered Denon Envoi Pro speaker, featuring Class D amp and PA capabilities — built for commercial applications but perfect for outdoor entertainment at home.

Fred Harding · March 18, 2016

Fred Harding, Brent McCall: Tips, Tools and the Current State of 4K Ultra HD

Two industry technical sales pros outline key considerations for 4K Ultra HD, including HDBaseT, HDMI 2.0, HDCP 2.2, high dynamic range (HDR) and some problem-solving tips and tools.

Fred Harding · March 04, 2016