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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

AmpliVox Attending Team Sports Conference & Expo 2016

Team Sports Conference & Expo launches on June 27th 2016 at Chicago’s famed Navy Pier, offering team sports industry professionals with an exciting new event for discovering the latest products that will assist in their efforts to develop winning sports programs.

Live drills and demos with athletes on the football field, multi-use field and basketball/volleyball court will add an exciting interactive element, and provide attendees with new ideas and strategies to take back to their teams.

Plus, targeted educational sessions over three days will feature successful coaches and athletic directors from all levels.

Sports-specific and general sessions will be held throughout the conference.

Coaches, athletic trainers and athletic directors alike will benefit from hearing from some of the biggest names in sports.

The trade show will include all the industry’s top suppliers, showcasing products and services that a facility or team may need will be available on the Team Sports Conference & Expo show floor, including:
  • Apparel/Uniforms
  • Bleachers/Seating
  • Equipment (Cardio/Strength/Training)
  • Equipment (General)
  • Hydration/Sports Drinks/Supplements
  • Laundry/Locker Room Supply
  • Scoreboards
  • Signage
  • Sports Medicine Supply
  • Sports Surfacing
  • Technology (Communication Aids/Apps/Software)

An exciting show floor will present 115 exhibitors. AmpliVox will be on hand exhibiting public address systems for all sports and athletic needs including:

Digital Audio Travel Partner Package

Powerful 250 watt amplifier delivers quality sound in areas up to 25,000 square feet. A proven road warrior specially tooled and molded plastic enclosure for exceptional durability. Travels and sets up easily with tripod mount plus retractable handle and wheels.

Bluetooth® wireless technology streams audio wirelessly from your smart phone, tablet, or any other Bluetooth® enabled device or play CDs and MP3s with integrated electronics.

Half-Mile Hailer Kits

When you need to project clear sound up to a half mile away, use the PA system that lives up to its name, the AmpliVox Half-Mile Hailer.

Half-Mile Hailer kits provide additional components such as horn speakers, 40ft. cable to connect the speakers, adjustable compact tripod that extends 28 to 49 inches, adjustable heavy duty tripod that extends 44 to 84 inches, Y adapters, and nylon carry case with luggage handle and wheels.

Titan Wireless Portable PA System

Equipped with a powerful 100 watt amplifier, wired handheld mic with your choice of wireless microphone, and a luggage handle with wheels. You can also play your music with the built-in CD player, USB Flash Drive input, or through the SD slot.

The Titan PA system can either be plugged in using AC power or run on rechargeable batteries. The Titan's lightweight design can reach up to 2500 people in room sizes of up to 10,000 square feet in optimal conditions.

Rechargeable Wireless Portable PA System

The AmpliVox SW720 is a powerful all-in-one PA system that puts you in command of your presentation for voice, music or full audio visual with all types of supporting media.

The SW720 has a built-in Bluetooth® module that allows a user to stream music wirelessly from any Bluetooth® music-playing device, transmitting audio music from your iPad, iPhone, or any other Bluetooth® enabled device such as a smartphone, PC or laptop computer.

Megaphones & Bullhorns

Communicating in large open spaces to large crowds or small is never a problem with an AmpliVox megaphone. Our lightweight, battery operated megaphones / bullhorns are essential to your public address activities and emergency preparedness kit.

Our new waterproof ProMarine model is built especially tough for marine and outdoor environments.

Stop by Booth # 224 during the Team Sports Conference & Expo to learn how our portable sound systems can help your team or facility.

Thursday, June 16, 2016

AmpliVox Sound Systems Recognized by U.S. Congress

AmpliVox Sound Systems has been honored with special recognition on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, applauded for its success as a small business and its commitment to community involvement.

Bob Dold, representative for the 10th District of Illinois, commended AmpliVox on February 29, 2016 during a public session and his remarks were entered into the Congressional Record.

AmpliVox, based in Northbrook, Illinois, has a long track record of support for non-profits on a local, state, and national level. The company has provided donations of equipment to a variety of causes, including:

Breast Cancer Organizations

Special Olympics

Red Cross

North Suburban YMCA

AmpliVox's CEO Don Roth has received numerous awards for his leadership, including Daily Herald Business Ledger Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards for Regional Spirit and Lifetime Achievement as well as the Special Olympics Illinois Hero Award.

Most recently, AmpliVox was honored as 2016 Business of the Year by the Northbrook Chamber of Commerce in recognition of its company values and business success.

In his statement to Congress, Representative Dold described AmpliVox's outstanding accomplishments:

"AmpliVox has been providing the community with innovative sound systems since the 1950s and has grown to become an industry leader," said Dold.

"In the past five years, the company's revenue grew by over 60 percent."

"Most admirably," he continued, "throughout this growth, the company has not lost sight of the community it serves.

CEO Don Roth sets an example for small businesses across the Nation through his integrity, visions, and emphasis on community involvement. Small businesses like AmpliVox are truly the backbone of our economy and our communities."

Monday, June 06, 2016

AmpliVox Will Be Exhibiting At UBTech 2016

AmpliVox will be exhibiting at UBTech 2016 on June 6th-8th at The Mirage in Las Vegas Nevada.

UBTech is a technology event specifically geared to higher education. With two renowned keynote speakers, 80+ powerful breakout sessions and an exhibit hall full of ground-breaking service and solutions providers, UBTech 2016 is the top conference to explore opportunities for innovative growth in IT, AV and student and institutional success.

UBTech attendees will have access to:
  • Dynamic breakout and keynote sessions for higher ed leaders interested in defining the campus of the future
  • Networking opportunities with 1,000+ leaders from more than 500 institutions
  • An exhibit hall with solutions and services providers that empower leadership and best practices in higher education

AmpliVox’s featured products at UBTech 2016 will include:

SW3430 - Wireless Multimedia Smart Podium

The Multimedia Smart Lectern is ideal for classrooms and corporate training sites. Features a large divided interior with a 10 space rack mount rails on the left side and lower PC storage space on the right.

Interior cable pass throughs provide complete wiring access. Side drawer extends to accommodate a full size document camera. Door locks are provided on all compartments to provide security.

SW915 - Digital Audio Travel Partner

The Digital Audio Travel Partner is the most all-in-one PA system available. The 250 watt system will clearly and powerfully project your voice or music over an audience of up to 7500 people in a room size of up to 25,000 square feet.

Use this system indoors or out, and protect the Digital Audio Travel Partner with an optional case. The system is powered either with AC power or with its build-in rechargeable battery that lasts about 10 hours on a single charge.

S505 - Executive Sound Column Lectern

The Executive Sound Column Lectern fits well in any decor with its modern styling and easily glides from room to room on 4 easy-glide casters. Sound System Fills the room with rich sound making sure your message is heard loud and clear.

Scratch resistant melamine finish, skirted base, and radiused corners for beautiful styling and durability that will stand the test of time.

SN3250 - Pinnacle Multimedia Lectern

This highly portable lectern is made from a durable hard plastic shell with a sculpted profile and radius corners that holds up under tough use, indoors and out - it's weatherproof and waterproof.

Flat reading surface allows your laptop or projector to sit flat and secure, while the soft cushion wrist rest / paper stop provides comfort as well as function. Lightweight, safe and quick to transport.

SW720 - Rechargeable Wireless Portable PA System

The AmpliVox SW720 is a powerful all-in-one PA system that puts you in command of your presentation for voice, music or full audio visual with all types of supporting media.

The SW720 has a built-in Bluetooth® module that allows a user to stream music wirelessly from any Bluetooth® music-playing device. Bluetooth's wireless capability can transmit audio music from your iPad, iPhone, or any other Bluetooth® enabled device such as a smartphone, PC or laptop computer.

SW3230 - Wireless Multimedia Computer Lectern

Multipurpose computer lectern features a drop-leaf side shelf, locking shelf for keyboard, folding side shelf for projectors and media equipment, locking side door access for use and storage of tower computers.

Two locking doors, one adjustable inner shelf and internal wire management grommets. Moves easily on 4 hidden casters (2 locking).


Communicating in large open spaces to large crowds or small is never a problem with an AmpliVox megaphone. Our lightweight, battery operated megaphones / bullhorns are essential to your public address activities and emergency preparedness kit.

Our new waterproof ProMarine model is built especially tough for marine and outdoor environments.

Audio Portable Buddy (S/SW222A and SW223A)

A complete presentation system in a compact carry case that has been significantly re-designed and upgraded in appearance and performance, now with connectivity and dual wireless microphone capability.

For more information about AmpliVox at UBTech 2016, visit Booth #126.

Friday, June 03, 2016

AmpliVox Showcases New Products and Accolades at InfoComm16

AmpliVox Sound Systems returns to infoComm, the largest professional AV conference in the United States, with exciting new sound system and presentation furniture products for 2016. AmpliVox’s product innovations range from super-durable megaphones to elegant lecterns to tech-savvy furniture that supports collaboration.

In addition, the company comes to infoComm with new special recognitions, including a Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year Award that honored AmpliVox’s outstanding company values.

AmpliVox’s featured products at infoComm16 will include:

ADA Compliant Lectern (SN3900)
A stylish and functional, height-adjustable lectern that meets ADA Compliance Standards for Accessible Design. The motorized top also adjusts to full standing height, moving smoothly and quietly from seated (31”) to full standing height (41”) allowing the same lectern to be used for all presenters.

A spacious work surface provides space for monitors, laptops, notebooks, and other presentation materials. Seated presenters will appreciate the ease of entry and exit afforded by the oversized access area.

ProMarine Waterproof Megaphone (WP609R)
A waterproof, dustproof, and shockproof portable sound system made in the USA. Meets IP67 standards for ingress protection against dust and water submersion, and MIL-STD810F 516.5 specification for shock absorption.

Protection for marine and outdoor environments from high impact polycarbonate material and waterproof components. When you need a reliable means of communication under harsh weather conditions you can count on the AmpliVox ProMarine Megaphone.

Sentry Mobile Workstation (W480)
A durable steel lectern on casters with adjustable height reading service that establishes an impressive security checkpoint anywhere. Selected by the US Transportation Security Administration for TSA checkpoints, contract # HSTS04-15-A-CI4020.

Its tough powdered coated surface resists chipping, scratching, and fading. Its heavy duty steel construction stands up to rugged use. A height adjustable work surface adjusts to different individuals and tasks.

Portable Valet Podium (VS1050/1100)
Enhance your valet services with a portable valet podium from AmpliVox. This rugged, weatherproof unit is the perfect welcome stand for valet employees. Its brushed stainless steel working surface and tough 12 gauge steel construction provide years of extended use.

A mobile lectern with secure storage for car keys, an umbrella holder, and a locking cash box. Logos may be added for a customized look.

Acrylic Steel Column Arc Lectern (SN3196/3200)
A sleek and modern lectern with a slim, curved profile, non-glare acrylic reading surface, and optional height adjustment. Carefully engineered for superior stability and balance.

Ships unassembled and requires only ten minutes to assemble with supplied tool. Used in schools, universities, hotel conference rooms, conventions, corporate boardrooms, and churches.

Curved Acrylic Truss Lectern (SN3186)
A distinctive, lightweight steel and acrylic lectern with an industrial-style truss design. Its welded round angled cross bars add strength and style to the body’s two curved stainless steel tubes.

This extremely lightweight truss lectern is perfect for church, school, conference room, lecture hall or convention center. The curved body with a slanted acrylic top gives this truss lectern a modern industrial style look.

Collaboration Huddle Table (CT4880)
An affordable, durable, and ADA-compliant furniture piece that supports tech devices for meetings and presentations.

Scratch and impact resistant high pressure laminate work surface with durable vinyl edge trim. Accommodates up to 6 people or 3 ADA seating positions.

Mega Hailer (S680)
A new addition to the popular AmpliVox Half Mile Hailer product line, featuring an upgraded appearance for indoor or outdoor use with an attractive weatherproof enclosed housing and greatly enhanced sound fidelity and coverage.

The AmpliVox Mega Hailer Mobile PA System is a 50-watt, totally wireless, highly intelligible, lightweight battery powered loudspeaker system for general PA applications in areas that are not equipped with a PA.

Power Pod PA (SW245)
An ultra-compact and portable sound system with a 50 watt amplifier for audiences up to 300 people. Its wireless microphone has a range of up to 100 feet and also offers a built-in media player and FM radio with remote control.

Specifically designed for classrooms, school yards, tour groups and meetings. The SW245 is versatile and rugged enough for indoor and outdoor venues, offering optimum usability.

Audio Portable Buddy (S/SW222A and SW223A)
A complete presentation system in a compact carry case that has been significantly re-designed and upgraded in appearance and performance, now with connectivity and dual wireless microphone capability.

Full Height Wood Lectern (W/S/SW280)
An economical and versatile lectern that fits every d├ęcor and budget, available with or without an integrated sound system.

This attractive full height wood lectern and laptop podium stand provides an economical, practical and lightweight solution for your lectern needs.

Durable melamine laminate and quality construction ensure this lectern will stand up to tough use.

“We are excited to be at infoComm with the leading companies in the AV industry,” notes Don Roth, AmpliVox CEO.

“AmpliVox has had an outstanding year, including the introduction of a number of unique options across our product lines. We look forward to sharing these innovations at infoComm, as well as our record of community involvement and social action that has been recognized by business and civic organizations.”

infoComm16 takes place June 4-10, 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. For more information about AmpliVox products, visit Booth #C8729.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Enhance Religious Services and Education with Multimedia Furniture

Today’s religious leaders use multimedia in a variety of ways to engage with their congregations. Just as public speakers in business and education depend on computers, tablets, and smartphones to bring their presentations to life, these devices enhance services, educational programs, and community events in houses of worship.

From the sanctuary to the narthex to the fellowship hall, devices are used to display images, organize presentation materials, play music, and more. Sound systems also play a vital role in larger rooms, carrying the speaker’s voice and other audio to the far reaches of the audience. Technology makes the possibilities seemingly endless – but sometimes overwhelmingly complex.

Clergy and other presenters need tools to help them control, transport, and store their devices to deliver their messages effectively.

Multimedia presentation furniture fills that vital role. The new generation of products support a wide range of high tech devices, in a wide variety of styles that are at home in sanctuaries, classrooms, and fellowship halls.

Choosing the right multimedia furniture depends on the specific needs of the presentation and its setting.

Manufacturers like AmpliVox offer options that range from strictly utilitarian to traditionally elegant. Here are a few important factors to consider in making a choice:

Integration Options:

How well does the furniture support the types of technology you anticipate using? If multiple devices are commonly part of your presentations, think about furniture with dedicated shelves, dataports, cable reservoirs, and surge protectors to simplify connectivity. Rack mounts allow for the installation of sound equipment, preferably with capability for audio streaming. Desktop controls for sound system functions make it easy to make adjustments without juggling devices.

Security and Mobility:

Will your furniture serve as permanent storage for document cameras or other expensive equipment?

Look for designs with lockable cabinets, shelves, and cables to keep everything secure.

If the furniture and equipment will need to move from room to room, be sure to choose furniture with smooth-rolling, sturdy casters that will transport delicate electronics safely.


Multimedia furniture does not have to look like it came from the AV Club. Even the most traditional pulpits can be complemented by attractive furniture with concealed technical muscle. Maintain the integrity and dignity of your presentations by investing in multimedia furniture that fits the setting in which it will be used.

AmpliVox offers lecterns in a wide variety of materials, from traditional hardwoods to contemporary acrylics, contributing to the beauty of the room while enhancing the presentation of the service. Multimedia technology, when used skillfully, delivers presentations that are more engaging, interactive, and inspirational. Well-designed presentation furniture makes that technology easily accessible so that any speaker can use devices with confidence. Take the time to investigate the wide range of available presentation furniture options and don’t compromise style for functionality – in today’s market, the best manufacturers can provide you with both

Friday, May 20, 2016

Complimentary Invitation To Attend the Team Sports Conference & Expo 2016

Team Sports Conference and Expo is the premier event for coaches, athletic directors and athletic trainers, attracting a national audience of industry professionals looking to create winning sports programs.

As a valued customer of AmpliVox Sound Systems, Inc. you're invited to attend the team sports industry's newest trade show FREE of charge, featuring the latest products and insights for all sports at all levels.

This exclusive invitation entitles you to a complimentary All Access Pass, valued at $95! This includes access to the Expo and all educational sessions for the duration of the event.

Use comp code AMPLIVOX16 and visit us at Booth # 224.

Following are some event highlights:
  • Inspirational Opening Keynote from Former NFL Defensive Lineman Joe Ehrmann
  • On-Court General Session with Miami Heat Strength & Conditioning Coach Bill Foran
  • A special appearance by Green Bay Packers all-time leading rusher Ahman Green
  • Coaching clinics led by industry pros
  • The latest drills demonstrated on our basketball court and football field
  • Hands-on interaction with the latest and greatest products
  • Networking among all types of coaches from all levels of play

We hope to see you there!
For more information about the show, visit www.teamsportsconferenceandexpo.com.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

AmpliVox Championship Partnership With Track and Field Champions

The Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championship was held this past weekend, May 13-15 from TCU’s Lowdon Track & Field Complex in Fort Worth, Texas. The meet has shaped up to be one of the most competitive in the country.

Larry Able, Master Level Starter was at the event and used the AmpliVox Half Mile Hailer for the weekend's meet that was hosted by Texas Christian University.

Larry has been using AmpliVox’s versatile and reliable PA system for many years with great success.

He has just upgraded to use our rechargeable NiCad battery pack to improve the consistency of his starts, as well as eliminate the need for searching for batteries when he travels.

“A large number of starters here in Kansas, Oklahoma, and Missouri have AmpliVox Half-Mile Hailer Kits for their track meets.

I'm using a deluxe quad horn kit now and my older systems are still in use by other starters.

All of us believe in the quality of the product and, as I've seen first-hand, the quality of your customer service.”

Larry Able

To ensure that all members on the field and in the crowd can clearly hear the officiating announcements, Larry Able used the SW662 Deluxe Wireless Quad Horn Half-Mile Hailer Kit to assist his public address needs.

SW662 - Deluxe Wireless Quad Horn Half-Mile Hailer Kit
Easily be heard over a half mile away with the Half Mile Hailer loudspeaker pa system. Your audience can hear loud and clear over noisy crowds and large open spaces while you direct the action.

Its simple straightforward controls and lightweight design make it the most practical and portable indoor or outdoor speaker sound system.

The SW662 Half-Mile Hailer Kit includes:

SW805A 50-watt Amplifier on Compact Tripod
Two S1264 Horn Speakers with Top Tripod Mount
Two S1265 Add-on Horn Speakers for the S1264

S1601 Wireless Lapel Mic and Headset Mic

Three S1080
Heavy-Duty Tripods

S1960 Universal
Carrying Case

S1920 Tripod & Mic Stand Traveling Bag
  • Includes SW610A, 3 extra horn speakers with 40 ft. cables (total 4 speakers), 3 tripods, rugged nylon carrying case with wheels and retractable luggage handle
  • 16 Channel UHF wireless receiver from 584MHz - 608MHz
  • Weatherproof reverberant horn speaker carries sound across several youth sports athletic fields
  • 50 watt multimedia stereo amplifier with built in wireless receiver
  • Wireless lapel mic and headset mic with body pack transmitter
  • Emergency Siren Button
  • Dual Wireless Capability: 2 presenters can be wireless with optional 2nd wireless mic kit
  • Power up to 200 hours with 10 D-cell alkaline batteries

The SW662 has also been in use by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). The NAIA is a governing body of small athletics programs that are dedicated to character-driven intercollegiate athletics. Each year more than 60,000 student-athletes have the opportunity to play college sports at NAIA member institutions.

Vic Everett, starting crew, at the 2015 NAIA national track and field championships, Gulf Shores, AL.
The Half-Mile Hailer Quad Horn kit is also pictured.

For more information on the SW662 Half-Mile Hailer Kit and outdoor portable pa system for your track and field events please visit: http://www.ampli.com/portable-pa-system/Half-Mile-Hailer-Kits.aspx