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Thursday, May 23, 2019

AmpliVox Exhibiting at ISTE - EdTech Conference 2019

ISTE 2019 is where educator-tested strategies come together with proven resources for transforming learning and teaching. The event is taking place in Philadelphia at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on June 23–26, 2019.

For more than three decades, the brightest minds in edtech have gathered at the ISTE conference to engage in hands-on learning, exchange ideas and network with like-minded thinkers seeking to transform learning and teaching.

The annual event attracts over 16,000 attendees and industry representatives, including teachers, technology coordinators, administrators, library media specialists, teacher educators and policymakers.

Visit AmpliVox's booth #350 at the expo to learn how Portable PA Systems help educators be heard.

2.4 GHz Digital BeltBlaster

Small, compact speaker fits insIde the included belt carrying case with 2.4 GHz Wireless Microphone Headset.

Built-in Mini SD/USB/Aux Ports allow you to play music, recorded presentations or other media directly from unit.

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.

The SW725 six inch full range speaker and 36 watt amp projects crystal clear sound to audiences of up to 500 people in rooms as large as 2,500 square feet.

Titan Wireless Portable PA System

A versatile go-anywhere PA with a 100 watt amplifier and wireless mic options. Equipped with a 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.

Digital Audio Travel Partner Plus

Our most complete, all-in-one PA system, with a 250 watt amplifier that will clearly and powerfully project your voice over an audience of up to 7500 people in a room size of up to 25,000 square feet.

You're in control with built-in Media Player allowing you to play your own recorded music using your SD card or Thumb Drive.

Executive 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.

Optional Sound System Fills the room with rich sound making sure your message is heard loud and clear.

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.


Extend your voice in large open spaces with the AmpliVox Mity-Meg Megaphones.

They are ideal for crowd control, announcements in noisy environments or emergency services.

Power Pod with Bluetooth®

Specifically designed for classrooms, school yards, tour groups & meetings.

The SW245B is compact and lightweight, but versatile and rugged enough for indoor as well as outdoor venues, offering optimum usability

Monday, May 20, 2019

Business Furniture Solutions: See Our Ad in OPI Magazine May 2019

OPI is the global business supplies industry’s go-to hub for essential resources, news, analysis, information and networking.

A trusted name since 1991, OPI delivers business-critical information through OPI and Independent Dealer magazines, apps, website, events and resources such as industry research, marketing, executive search and dealer sales training.

Our ad in the latest edition of OPI magazine features AmpliVox multimedia lecterns, ADA compliant lecterns and rack cabinets for schools and businesses.

Multimedia Lecterns: Integrating Multimedia Presentations with Options and Accessories

Give powerful presentations using today’s technology with AmpliVox multimedia options and accessories. AmpliVox not only makes great sound systems, we also put you in command of a multitude of presentation options.

Custom ADA Lecterns with your Company Logo

AmpliVox ADA lecterns are specifically designed to meet essential ADA requirements concerning proper knee space clearance, wheelchair height accessibility, and equal access to controls.

The SN3900 ADA Sit To Stand Lectern offers a stylish yet functional approach that easily accommodates the mobility-impaired as well as the standing presenter.

Rack Cabinets Store Components with Style and Security

AmpliVox Sound Systems now offers attractive rack cabinets that combine classic, elegant styling with convenience, mobility, and security.

The cabinet includes key-locked front and rear doors for easy access, with a black tinted acrylic panel in the front door as well as unobtrusive ventilation openings.

Friday, May 17, 2019

Strong Kids: Thank You for your Support & Contributions

Dear Don,

As we wrap up our 13th Annual Strong Kids fundraising event, we reflect on how luck we are to have supporters like you who believe in what we do at the North Suburban YMCA.

Here at our Y, the goal is to make sure that every child, senior or family member has the opportunity to participate in life changing programming and classes, regardless of their ability to pay.

This year’s fundraising goals exceeded our expectations, making it our most successful Strong Kids fundraiser in 13 years raising more than $350,000.

Thanks to your contributions and support, we are not only able to help people less fortunate than us, but we are able to raise additional critical funds to help “save our home” and upgrade important facility needs to our Y in 2019.

Thanks to your support as a Diamonds Sponsor we will be able to help more than 2800 deserving people a year with scholarship assistance for life saving swim lessons, summer camp, special needs classes, STEM programming and much more.

Every dollar goes a long way in helping us build happier families and stronger communities.

Thank you again for your donation! The money raised at the event makes a real difference in the lives of these children, seniors and families. None of this could be possible without people like you who believe in giving back and supporting your community.

It means the world to us!

With gratitude,

Kanda McMullen
Event Manager

Kim Nyren
Director of Community Investment & Events

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Join Us at InfoComm 2019: Free Exhibit Hall Pass From AmpliVox

AmpliVox will be exhibiting at InfoComm 2019 being held at the Orange County Convention Center, in Orlando, Florida June 12-14.

InfoComm 2019 is the largest professional audiovisual trade show in North America, with 1,000 exhibitors, thousands of products, and 44,000 attendees from 110 countries.

Not only is InfoComm the largest show in the US for audiovisual technology, with the greatest collection of audio, digital signage, and collaboration companies all under one roof, but also one of the top trade shows in any industry overall.

Get Your Free Guest Pass from AmpliVox

Visit our booth #6349 at the InfoComm 2019, the largest pro-AV trade show in North America, and experience our products and solutions up close.

Use our special exhibitor VIP Code AMP136 and visit the Exhibit Hall free of charge (a $299 value for a three-day exhibit hall pass)

Use VIP Code AMP136
for a FREE Exhibit Hall pass!


Saturday, May 11, 2019

Honor Moms Everywhere, In Memory of Nancy Roth

Monday, May 06, 2019

AmpliVox Boosts YMCA Sound Quality and Fundraising Success

For its annual fundraising gala, the North Suburban YMCA in Northbrook, IL, turns to AmpliVox Sound Systems to make its auctions, presentations, and announcements intelligible to everyone.

And this year, the event was at a new venue with an acoustic challenge to overcome.

"The country club where this year’s event was held had a beautiful ballroom with a Crestron distributed house audio system," said Don Roth, AmpliVox CEO and a past YMCA board member.

"For many events, the venue’s house sound system works fine.

But the YMCA auction is a particularly noisy event with 400 people attending and multiple activities during the evening.

Intelligible sound is absolutely critical to its success.

It was decided that AmpliVox equipment would work better."

AmpliVox set up an SW925 Digital Audio Travel Partner Plus with 250 watts of power and wireless microphone.

To further enhance the sound coverage and clarity, two S1297-70 Wireless Powered Dual Speaker Kits – a total of four speakers -- were also added, with the speakers placed at key spots around the room.

In addition, the official videographer for the event was happy to be able to plug his equipment directly in an SC800 Titan Wireless Powered Companion Speaker, resulting in a direct pick-up of the audio track for his video recording with superior sound quality.

"The key is that our equipment enhanced the event’s sound without needing a house I.T. person," said Roth.

"It’s all portable and easy to set-up and use."

The effective sound clarity for the YMCA event helped the event organizers raise a total of $270,000.

"The sound system from AmpliVox was essential to our success," said Howard Schultz, President/CEO of the NSYMCA.

"Without the enhanced sound provided by AmpliVox, our presenters never would have been able to pierce the ever-present background noise heard everywhere in the room.

This year’s Strong Kids Casino Night was a tremendous success for all concerned.

Everyone enjoyed themselves, and their generosity has enabled us to meet our fundraising goals in grand style.

"We’re honored to pledge our support to the mission of raising funds and awareness to the Strong Kids Scholarship Fundraiser.".

AmpliVox Portable PA Systems and Contemporary Lectern used at the Strong Kids event:

Digital Audio Travel Partner Plus

Our most complete, all-in-one PA system, with a 250 watt amplifier that will clearly and powerfully project your voice over an audience of up to 7500 people in a room size of up to 25,000 square feet.

You're in control with built-in Media Player allowing you to play your own recorded music using your SD card or Thumb Drive.

Satellite Wireless Powered Dual Speaker

Dual Powered Speaker with built-in 250 watt amplifier and receiver receives signal from transmitter included in S1297-70.

300 ft. range. Built-in rechargeable batteries and AC power cord. All built into cabinet with handle and wheels.

Titan Wireless Powered Companion Speaker

The SC800 has a built-in 100 watt amplifier and wireless receiver with 8" bass speaker and a 4" tweeter.

Wireless receiver works within the 300 ft. reception range of speaker transmitter in the SW800. Built-in rechargeable batteries and AC Power cord. All built into cabinet with handle and wheels.

Curved Cherry Panel Lectern

A great looking addition to any conference room, lecture hall or meeting place, this stylish model sports a curved front panel and flat rear panel.

The lectern provides a spacious reading table and sturdy base which are made from high quality MDF for great looks and long life.

Monday, April 29, 2019

AmpliVox Expands Retirement Home Sound Coverage and Clarity

AmpliVox Sound Systems can ensure almost any speaking venue can experience powerful sound coverage and clarity with its wireless sound technology configured for lecterns, remote speakers, and house PA systems.

What’s more, these wireless solutions save money and improve safety by eliminating the need for laying cables.

As an example, AmpliVox recently helped a retirement home in Glenview, IL, whose residents needed to be able to hear presentations and demonstrations clearly.

This was achieved by wirelessly connecting an AmpliVox lectern’s integrated sound system to the retirement home’s existing house PA system.

The solution included a panel-mounted wireless speaker transmitter inside an AmpliVox SW3020-WT Victoria Lectern.

This connected the lectern’s sound to the facility’s existing ceiling speakers and wireless Shure microphones.

With this configuration, the retirement home not only assures great sound for all residents in the room, but audience members can easily pass around multiple wireless microphones for Q&A sessions.

And, there is no need for laying cabling and taping it to the floor, thus saving labor and material cost and avoiding safety issues.

Another benefit to AmpliVox’s technology is that the retirement home’s yoga instructor is now able to play music from her iPhone playlist wirelessly through both the lectern and house sound system by utilizing the lectern’s Bluetooth connectivity.

"Often venues such as retirement homes have meeting rooms or community rooms, and they may have a sound system and a lectern, but often these don’t work together," said Don Roth, AmpliVox CEO.

"Our vast experience with wireless technology helps customers solve these problems. In our most recent retirement home application, their chair yoga classes never sounded so good!"

A Sophisticated Classic that Takes Quality to a New Level

The Victoria Multimedia lectern is both elegant and practical with its solid wood construction, scratch resistant coating and optional built in sound system.

Raised panel lectern gives a classic look in boardroom or auditorium.

Multiple coats of durable clear lacquer preserve the natural wood and enhance the grain.

This solid wood multimedia podium enhances any decor and works well as lectern or pulpit, and its drop top reading table makes it easy to use with laptops and other multimedia devices.

Plentiful storage to meet all your needs, with one large adjustable shelf.

Friday, April 26, 2019

AmpliVox Helps Boy and Girl Scouts Enjoy Les Paul Music at Graceland

Each year, Graceland welcomes hundreds of Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts who travel to Memphis from all over the country to enjoy a day full of learning.

The annual "Scouts Rock at Graceland" event includes a tour of the Graceland Mansion and Elvis Presley's Memphis Entertainment Complex. Participants also enjoyed on-site scouting activities, visited exhibitor booths, learned new skills and earned achievements toward badge requirements.

AmpliVox Sound Systems recently helped Boy and Girl Scouts to enjoy hearing and understanding the music of legendary guitarist and inventor Les Paul.

Exhibiting at the event was the Les Paul Foundation, which shares the legacy of Les Paul through support of music education, recording, innovation and medical research related to hearing.

Sue Baker, Les Paul Foundation Program Director, chose AmpliVox equipment to demonstrate Les Paul’s recording innovations to event participants because of its extraordinary reliability.

AmpliVox SL1006 Headphones and SL1004 Jack Box were used for the Les Paul demonstration.

Over 500 registered scouts along with accompanying adults used the donated headphones to listen to the Les Paul’s recording effects.

"The AmpliVox headsets and splitter box that connected the headsets to my laptop held up through five hours of hundreds of scouts using the sets," said Baker.

"The dependability of the AmpliVox products was a huge relief. Thank you AmpliVox for the donation of the headsets."

- Sue Baker, Les Paul Foundation Program Director

School Listening Centers Enhance Your Students Listening Skills

Engage your students and turn them into active participants.

School listening centers are loved by students and teachers alike, they provide a unique learning experience.

Proven to be a great learning tool, especially for those learning to read or speak another language.

Cater to different learning styles and compliment your curriculum with a variety of activities to give students the alternative from more traditional learning methods.