By Fred Harding · May 7, 2019 • Fred Harding says the FCC's auction of 600 MHz spectrum portends a long, capricious road ahead for 5G peripherals like cellphone repeaters.
By Fred Harding · November 26, 2018 • 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.
By Fred Harding · November 21, 2018 • 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.
By Jason Knott · August 15, 2018 • 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.
By CE Pro Editors · March 30, 2018 • 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.
By Curt Hayes · October 9, 2017 • Dealers who ignore the Internet of Things and DIY trends, and cut labor rates to fit perceived new market dynamics, will likely fail.
By Jason Knott · February 7, 2017 • Google Home voice control is being sold via channel distribution at Capitol, joining Amazon Echo in its line card.
By Julie Jacobson · September 19, 2016 • Denon’s DN-300Z is a ‘Swiss Army Knife’ of audio, Philips makes a 4K HDR Blu-ray player, every dealer should carry doorbell cameras in their vans … and more from distributor Capitol Sales at CEDIA 2016. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By CE Pro Editors · August 24, 2016 • Four points of emphasis for Capitol Sales during the 2016 CEDIA Expo will be 4K video from TCL and Sharp, whole-house audio from Denon, networking products from Luxul and URC's Total Control line of remote controls.
By CE Pro Editors · April 1, 2016 • 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.
By Fred Harding · March 18, 2016 • 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.
By Fred Harding and Brent McCall · March 4, 2016 • 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.
By CE Pro Editors · December 31, 2015 • Distributor Capitol has signed an agreement with Consumer Priority Service (CPS) to allow integrators to resell extended warranty coverage and service plans for AVRs and TVs.
By Julie Jacobson · October 21, 2015 • CEDIA Expo 2015 reveals hundreds of new products, but here are just 18 we hope you saw in the home automation, audio, video and business management categories.
By CE Pro Editors · August 20, 2015 • Networking takes center stage at Capitol during CEDIA Expo 2015, where the distributor provides training, and demos 70 products from 30 manufacturers.