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Monday, January 15, 2018

AmpliVox Attending the 38th National Future of Education Technology Conference




There's simply no better place than the Future of Education Technology Conference to get up-close and hands-on with today's most innovative technologies and applications.

From 3D printing to robotics, and assessment solutions to educational software, FETC’s Expo Hall will host more than 400 leading manufacturers — each featuring the latest technologies and newest products on the market.






For nearly 40 years, the Future of Education Technology Conference has gathered the most dynamic and creative education professionals from around the world for an intensive, highly collaborative exploration of new technologies, best practices and pressing issues.

The 38th National Future of Education Technology Conference features industry experts and unrivaled agenda content, an Expo Hall filled with the latest and greatest solutions, and a community of thousands eager to network with like-minded peers.

School and district administrators, classroom teachers, IT professionals, special education directors, curriculum and media specialists, and other educators with roles or interest in ed tech, attend FETC year after year to find the professional learning, technology solutions and connections they need to transform learning in and out of the classroom.



AmpliVox Sound Systems will be attending the FETC 2018 Conference in Orlando, Florida Jan 23th - 26th.

Visit our booth #1543 to learn how PAs like our new Classroom Audio System connect your classroom to a new world of amplified professional sound quality.



CSS001 Classroom Audio System


Get the AmpliVox Classroom Audio System with wireless microphone, it gives you the sound quality of a professionally installed sound without the cost of installation complexity.

The microphone's receiver simply plugs into the mixer amplifier and the microphone can be used up to 50 feet away.




SW800 Titan Wireless Portable PA System


The SW800 Titan Wireless Portable PA System with built-in Bluetooth® module allows a user to stream music wirelessly from any Bluetooth® music-playing device such as a smartphone, PC or laptop computer.

Equipped with a powerful 100 watt amplifier, wired handheld mic with your choice of wireless microphone, and a luggage handle with wheels.




SN3900 ADA Sit To Stand Lectern


The ADA lectern, with wheelchair access, offers a stylish yet functional approach to ADA compliance that easily accommodates the mobility-impaired as well as the standing presenter.

Moves smoothly and quietly from seated (31”) to fullstanding height (41”) allowing the same lectern to be used for all presenters.




SW725 Wireless Portable Media Player PA System


The AmpliVox SW725 is a powerful all-in-one PA system that puts you in command of your presentation for voice or music with all types of supporting media.

It can play audio files stored on any USB flash thumb drive or SD card or stream music from a Bluetooth® enabled device such as a smartphone or computer.




CT4880 Collaboration Huddle Table


The AmpliVox Collaboration Huddle Table has today’s needs in mind. This 80” x 40” table accommodates up to six people and it features knee clearance so that a wheelchair can easily access it.

There is also an optional universal flat panel monitor table stand that accommodates NEC and other leading monitor brands.




SW245 Power Pod PA Media Package


The Power Pod PA system packs 50 watts of power into a unit weighing less than six pounds, reaching an audience size of 300 people with crystal clear sound.

The SW245 bundle includes Bluetooth® Plug-in Receiver and USB Wall Charger, a lapel microphone, headset microphone, bodypack transmitter and a handheld wireless microphone with built-in transmitter.




S207 BeltBlaster Pro


Portable, battery-powered mini PA system you wear like a belt, leaves you hands-free and comfortable. Keep your audience's attention and be heard clearly as you move freely around the room or to multiple locations—inside and outside and all over your venue.

Save your voice with our belt worn personal sound system. Weather resistant cover keeps the unit dry and rechargeable batteries save you money.




S1697 - 2.4 GHz Wireless Microphone Headset


The AmpliVox S1697 is an easy to use and affordable Universal digital wireless headset microphone system. Its compact and lightweight design is a great solution for expanding your audio needs.

Plug receiver into any audio device (microphone / line in jack) with a speaker and amplifier and start talking.




SW320 Mity-Lite Plus Portable PA


The Mity-Lite Plus compact portable PA system weighs only 8 lbs and allows maximum portability with its small, compact design. You can carry it or set it on a tripod to use for powerful and clear sound that this system offers.

It is a 40 Watt system that can reach an audience size of 500 people in a room of size of up 1500 square feet.




AmpliVox Rechargeable Megaphones


Communicating in large open spaces to large crowds or small is never a problem with an AmpliVox megaphone.

The Lithium-ion battery pack delivers up to twice as much operating time as standard batteries with no memory effect; recharge whenever you like. The battery charger is built-into the battery case with LED charge status indicator and automatic charge protection that stops charging when battery is completely full.




SW505 Wireless 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. Wireless sound system fills the room with rich sound making sure your message is heard loud and clear.

Modern styling that fits well with any decor, the sensitive AmpliVox electret condenser gooseneck hot mic picks up your voice from up to 20" away.



Thursday, January 04, 2018

AmpliVox Recognized by Religious Product News "2017 Hot Products & Services"


Every December, Religious Product News gives a roundup of the hottest products and services from manufacturers and dealers in the church market.

The December 2017 issue is every church's "wish list" going into the new year, as places of worship continue to evaluate and select products to help operate their facility more effectively and efficiently.

In every issue throughout the year, every single product or service Religious Product News covers in their magazine is there because they think it's something that churches will find useful.

Their sole mission is to help churches make purchasing decisions, so they are all about products, all the time.

The December 2017 Hot Products and Services issue reflects the "best of the best", and the AmpliVox S1697 2.4 GHz Universal Digital Wireless Microphone Headset made the list for its lightweight design and works with all devices that have a microphone or auxiliary input including computers, boom boxes and amplifiers.






The AmpliVox 2.4 GHz Universal Digital Wireless Microphone Headset is easy to setup and use.

Plug it into an AmpliVox Portable Buddy, plug it into an SW800, plug it into a lectern amplifier, or plug it into almost any audio amplifier for instant wireless microphone capability.

The S1697 operates in a 2.6 GHz range which is completely free of TV and radio interference. You can stand up to 50 feet away from the plug in receiver.



Friday, December 29, 2017

Looking Back at AmpliVox 2017: Milestones


As the year comes to a close, it's a good time to look back and reflect on all that has been accomplished at AmpliVox and recount the milestones of 2017 as we move forward into the New Year.


January 2017
FETC 2017 Is Underway - Visit AmpliVox at Booth #1145

The National Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) annually attracts thousands of education and technology leaders from around the world. Delivering strategies and best practices for student success and schoolwide advancement, FETC is known as one of the nation’s premier education technology events.

Recognized for its outstanding program year after year, FETC provides Educators the opportunity to explore the most effective integration of technology across the curriculum through premium sessions, intensive workshops, various concurrent sessions, and live demonstrations.


AmpliVox Exhibits Custom Logos For Lecterns at FASTSIGNS 2017 Annual Convention

AmpliVox Sound Systems attended the 2017 FASTSIGNS Annual Convention held at the Phoenix Convention Center during Jan 12th - 13th.

The conference and expo allowed for networking opportunities with 500+ FASTSIGNS franchise attendees to present the latest innovations and new products or services to an independently owned and operated global network. AmpliVox was stationed at Booth #248 showcasing lecterns that can be customized with your company logo.



February 2017
AmpliVox Donates Megaphones To The American Red Cross Indiana Region

AmpliVox donated a dozen SB602R Mity-Meg 25-Watt Rechargeable Megaphones to the American Red Cross Indiana Region that serves 6.3 million Hoosiers in 87 counties.




TMEA Clinic Convention: AmpliVox Audio Enhances Band Performance

This annual four-day convention is the largest of its kind in the nation. With over 27,000 attendees (including over 10,200 active music educators), experiencing unparalleled opportunities for professional development, inspiration, networking, and the best buys on anything the music industry has to offer.



March 2017
2017 NAIA Men's and Women's Indoor Track and Field National Championships

AmpliVox Sound Systems was a proud sponsor of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) 2017 Indoor Track & Field National Championships.


AmpliVox Proudly Supports North Suburban YMCA’s Strong Kids Dinner

The North Suburban YMCA’s 11th Annual Strong Kids Dinner was held on March 9, 2017, bringing the community together for an exciting evening of fun, food, and socializing to benefit the Y’s Strong Kids Financial Assistance Fund.

Northwestern Football Coach Pat Fitzgerald and his wife Stacy Fitzgerald (shown left), president of the North Shore Griffins Youth Football League, were awarded the Y's Thiel Award for Social Responsibility.



April 2017
AmpliVox Portable Systems Deliver Maximum Sound Coverage for YMCA Gala Charity Event

Northbrook-based AmpliVox Sound Systems partnered with the Y to supply specialized portable units that would cover each of the venue spaces. AmpliVox technicians designed connected coverage zones that included powerful yet unobtrusive units.

In the main event area, with towering 20 foot high ceilings and seating for almost 500 guests, AmpliVox placed two SW915 Digital Audio Travel Partner units at the front of the house projecting toward the audience.


The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Uses AmpliVox Patriot Lectern In Trump Parody

President Donald Trump had announced that he will not attend this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner, a move that comes amid increasingly hostile relations between the media and the White House. The Late Show with Stephen Colbert ran a parody sketch on the decision to skip the White House Correspondents' Dinner, using the AmpliVox Patriot Lectern as the president delivers his speech.



May 2017
AmpliVox Technology Helps Engage Audiences for Celebration of Cultures

When the Village of Northbrook’s Community Relations Commission invited the public for a celebration of international cultures on April 23, AmpliVox Sound Systems donated its equipment and expertise to help make the event a success.

Over 500 guests filled the large gym at the North Suburban YMCA, a space filled with food service, live performances, and conversation.

AmpliVox’s professional team designed a sound system strategy to overcome the challenges of the large, noisy space.


AmpliVox Introduces Fitness and Waterproof Packages for Active Professionals

AmpliVox Sound Systems now offers fitness industry accessory packages, specially designed for aquatics and fitness instructors.

These durable accessories allow teachers to lead large swim and exercise classes without vocal strain or worry about sweat or water damage. Waterproof microphone headsets give instructors the freedom to safely work with students in pools or under extreme conditions.



June 2017
10 Reliable Ways to Boost Communication

Looking for tips on how to fill a large venue with clear sound? AmpliVox products deliver clear sound in any setting, reach audiences up to 7,500 with powerful large-venue PA systems.


S1697 2.4 GHz Wireless Microphone Guides the Front Line Trolley Tours at the National Naval Aviation Museum

When the tour guides from the National Naval Aviation Museum were looking for a new headset microphone to use on their Flight Line Trolley Tours, they tested and fell in love with the AmpliVox S1697 2.4 GHz Universal Digital Wireless Microphone Headset.



July 2017
AmpliVox Attending the 2017 ASI International Convention

Each year, ASI members, supporters, and friends gather at the ASI International Convention to encourage one another and exchange ideas vital to their lay-driven ministry goals.

The annual convention is an energetic, inspiring affair where networks are formed and plans are made that one individual or institution could never accomplish alone.


AmpliVox Donation Supports Families of Fallen Police Officers

AmpliVox Sound Systems answered a call for help from Law Enforcement United and Concerns of Police Survivors (“C.O.P.S.”), a charity supporting families of fallen police officers. AmpliVox provided a new sound system for the organization’s annual golf outing, raising funds for counseling services, a summer camp, and retreats for family members who have lost a loved one in the line of duty.



August 2017
Safety Bundle: Safety Strobe Megaphone & LED Safety Wand

In recognition of National Preparedness month, both the S604 Safety Strobe Megaphone and S606 LED Safety Wand are available as a Safety Bundle.

BOTH S604 Safety Strobe Megaphone and S606 LED Safety Wand are perfect for school safety, traffic control, bus patrol and playground announcements - day or night. Excellent megaphone for Law Enforcement, Police, Fire, SWAT Teams and Traffic Control. Also great to keep in your vehicle for personal safety use.


Band Director Loves the SW800 Titan Wireless PA System

Band Director Rich Fitz was so grateful for using the SW800 Titan Wireless Portable PA System for musical and practice arrangements he sent in this e-mail:

"I wanted to write and tell you how much we LOVE the new Amplivox Wireless System! It does everything we need it to do and is incredibly easy to use and set up.

It is a fantastic system and I can't thank you enough for your diligence in providing this system for my band. Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!"




September 2015
Alumacrylic Lectern Brings Prestige to Mayweather-McGregor Press Conference

In the weeks leading up to the fight, the two athletes took part in press conferences around the world to promote their monumental exhibition. Mayweather and McGregor both took to our SN3080 Contemporary Alumacrylic Lectern to address the media and their legion of fans and made their case for why they expected to win the upcoming match.




Mity-Meg Megaphone Allows Baywatch Lifeguards to Be Heard

While Paramount Pictures' 2017 film Baywatch undoubtedly emphasizes all that there is to see on the vibrant beaches of Emerald Bay, Florida, the film also reinforces the importance of being heard.

In the film, lifeguards Mitch Buchannon (played by Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson) and CJ Parker (played by Kelly Rorhbach) patrol the waters with our S601 Mity-Meg Megaphone, which helps ensure the safety of area beachgoers by providing clear communication despite the noise from crashing waves, nearby speed boats, and bustling beach life.



October 2017
Bad Lip Reading Parodies Game of Thrones with Mity-Meg Megaphone

While Game of Thrones recently completed its seventh season on HBO, it was after the show’s first season that our megaphone made an appearance—sort of.


Megaphones Bring Mobile, Coordinated Communication to Marathons

To communicate to a marathon audience, whether to provide direction, make pre- or post-race announcements, or offer instructions during an emergency, race coordinators must cover miles of distance near and around the race course.

Megaphones are a great way to overcome these obstacles and deliver powerful and clear communication to all of your marathon audiences.



November 2017
Extending Voices at SGA Debates with AmpliVox Pinnacle Lecterns

Great to see our Pinnacle Podiums help candidates extend their voice at the University of Houston SGA presidential and vice presidential debate. The Student Government Association at the University of Houston represents and advocates for over 45,000 students.




2017 AmpliVox Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway

AmpliVox held its annual turkey giveaway, CEO Don Roth shows his appreciation to his employees in the spirit of Thanksgiving by offering the staff their choice of a turkey or ham to take home for the holidays.



December 2017
AmpliVox Attends 2017 National Veterans Small Business Engagement

AmpliVox Sound Systems attended the 2017 National Veterans Small Business Engagement (NVSBE) that was held in St. Louis Missouri on December 5th through the 7th.


AmpliVox CEO Honored by Rotary Club

AmpliVox Sound Systems and its CEO Don Roth have been recognized with the 2017 Business Ethics Award, presented by the Rotary Club of Northbrook.

The honor commends Roth for his active involvement in the community and his company’s generous donation of products to a wide range of charities. The award was announced on November 17 at the Rotary’s annual Diamonds and Denim Fundraising Auction.


We would like to thank all of our dealers, suppliers, customers and friends for none of this would of been possible without their support. We are looking forward to 2018 as we continue to grow our role in our community and make a difference in the causes we believe in.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas from AmpliVox





Our offices will be closed at Noon (CST) Friday, December 22nd and 29th
and all day Monday, December 25th and January 1st.

Monday, December 11, 2017

AmpliVox Attends 2017 National Veterans Small Business Engagement




AmpliVox Sound Systems attended the 2017 National Veterans Small Business Engagement (NVSBE) that was held in St. Louis Missouri on December 5th through the 7th.


NVSBE continues to be the most effective way to build relationships with key program and acquisition managers, Procurement Decision Makers (PDMs), and contracting specialists.

Connections made during the Engagement allow Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSBs) to connect with the right people to capitalize on opportunities for contract awards and subcontracting.

NVSBE directly connects VOSBs with PDMs from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), other federal agencies, state government, as well as Commercial Firms with procurement needs.


NVSBE also enables VA PDMs to engage with a large number of VOSBs in a short period of time, facilitating market research in support of meeting VA socioeconomic goals.

At Booth #426 AmpliVox exhibited their product line of portable sound systems and custom lecterns with logos.






Digital Audio Travel Partner Plus


The SW925 Digital Audio Travel Partner Plus is our most complete, all-in-one PA system.

The 250 watt portable address 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.




Flat Hardrock Maple Lectern


Great looking contemporary solutions for your presentation needs. The 49" tall lectern provides a modern style that will match your current d├ęcor.

The spacious reading shelf measures 26.75" wide x 16.75" deep providing enough room for your speaker.




Audio Portable Buddy


A complete presentation system built into a rugged, compact carrying case. Powerful 50 Watt multimedia stereo amp, reach up to 1,000 people outdoors or in rooms up to 10,000 square feet.

Bluetooth wireless technology, stream audio wirelessly from your smart phone, tablet, or any other Bluetooth® enabled device.




Wireless Portable Media Player PA System


The AmpliVox SW725 is a powerful all-in-one PA system that puts you in command of your presentation for voice or music with all types of supporting media.

It can play audio files stored on any USB flash thumb drive or SD card or stream music from a Bluetooth® enabled device such as a smartphone or computer.




Multimedia Computer Lectern


Multipurpose computer lectern features locking shelf for keyboard and drop-leaf side shelf for projectors and media equipment.

Storage includes locking cabinet door with one adjustable inner shelf and internal wire management grommets. Moves easily on 4 hidden casters (2 locking).




Wood & Acrylic Floor Lectern


The SN3050 Series is constructed from solid hardwood, designed with a unique "H" shape and soft curve back edge with a choice of clear, frosted, smoked acrylic panel in the front that stands off 1" from face of lectern.

Standing at 4 ft high, with an acrylic reading surface made from durable 1/2" thick acrylic.




Mity-Lite Plus Portable PA


The Mity-Lite Plus compact portable PA system weighs only 8 lbs and allows maximum portability with its small, compact design.

It is a 40 Watt system that can reach an audience size of 500 people in a room of size of up 1500 square feet.




Mity-Meg Rechargeable Megaphone


The Lithium-ion battery pack with integrated wall charger is a long lasting rechargeable battery that allows you to simply charge in any 110-240V AC outlet.

Comfortable pistol grip and 3 modes: Talk, Siren and Whistle - up to 1 mile (1760 Yards) sound coverage. Weatherproof high impact plastic and steel.