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Distributors Adjust to Aid Integrators During Coronavirus Pandemic

Curbside pickup, virtual trainings, extended terms and online ordering gain priority amid lockdowns, and some suppliers have even provided PPE for dealers.

Jason Knott · July 08, 2020

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Nationwide Marketing Group Focuses on Connected Home

Nationwide Marketing Group/ Home Technology Specialists Nationwide aims its 5,100+ members to smart home technology as major growth area in 2020.

Jason Knott · February 14, 2020

InstallerNet Partners with Capitol Sales

The partnership will allow Capitol Premier Dealers to receive installation leads from InstallerNet, and InstallerNet Network Members will receive special pricing on select products.

CE Pro Editors · January 16, 2020

Capitol Shows KEF Extreme Theater

Capitol, a distributor that serves the residential systems and light commercial market, recently partnered with KEF America and the Last Chance BBQ Shack to demonstrate the KEF Extreme Theater. On October 1, Capitol customers within reach of the company’s headquarters in Eagan, Minn., had the opportunity to experience KEF’s Extreme Theater Wall, which is described […]

October 10, 2019

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