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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Wishing you a Blessed Thanksgiving




Thanksgiving Day is the perfect time to remind one another of the many reasons there are to be grateful.

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.

May all the good things of life be yours, not only at Thanksgiving but throughout the coming year.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

AmpliVox Named a Finalist in ASTORS 2020 Homeland Security Awards



American Security Today has named AmpliVox Sound Systems as a finalist in the 2020 Homeland Security Awards.

The Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program is specifically designed to honor distinguished government and vendor solutions that deliver enhanced value, benefit and intelligence to end users in a variety of government, homeland security and public safety vertical markets.

The Annual 'ASTORS' Awards is the preeminent U.S. Homeland Security Awards Program highlighting the most cutting-edge and forward-thinking security solutions coming onto the market today, to ensure our readers have the information they need to stay ahead of the competition, and keep our Nation safe – one facility, street, and city at a time.

AmpliVox is a recognized Winner in the 2018, 2017 and 2016 'ASTORS' Awards Programs.



This year, AmpliVox's Mega Hailer Sound Packages was selected as a finalist in the 2020 'ASTORS' Awards Program.





For clearer sound from far away, or in big indoor spaces get the AmpliVox Mega Hailer.

This Mega Hailer series gives you outstanding audio range, up to half mile away, sound clarity, and the ability to reach very large audiences by adding a wireless companion speaker.

The heart of the Mega Hailer is a powerful 50 watt amplifier which the Mega Hailer combines with a sturdy horn speaker.

Horizontally aligned, the speaker provides crisp clear sound over larger areas with little volume drop off over long distances.

The Mega Hailer is the perfect PA for sports, public safety, large events, conferences, and more, indoors or out.

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Georgia Officials Use the AmpliVox Executive Adjustable Column Lectern to Give Update on Election Count




Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced Wednesday his state will conduct a hand recount of all ballots cast in the presidential race in the state as he faces growing pressure from fellow Georgia Republicans over unsubstantiated accusations of voting irregularities and mismanagement of the state's elections.

Joe Biden holds a lead over Donald Trump of a little over 14,000 votes out of almost five million cast in the state.

The rare announcement was made using an AmpliVox Executive Adjustable Column Lectern customized with the Great Seal of the State of Georgia.

With this lectern every speaker will be seen and heard loud and clear no matter what their height.

Lectern adjusts quickly with easy-adjust pneumatic dial from 38" – 44" (back).

The series 505A lectern has clean beautiful styling, and a scratch resistant melamine surface and large reading table for all your papers.

It also rolls easily on four casters, two of them locking. The casters are hidden away beneath a beautiful base with sculpted corners.

When it is time to extend your voice, the executive column lectern built-in 150 watt amplifier can reach audiences up to 2000 in rooms up to 20,000 square feet with clear, natural sound.

Customize any AmpliVox Lectern with your Company Logo



Make your brand stand out at your next event.

A customized AmpliVox lectern with your company logo will set your organization apart while enhancing your professional presence at your conferences, business meetings and hosted events.



Monday, November 09, 2020

AmpliVox Rolls Out Digital Signage Lecterns with Built-in HD Display




AmpliVox Sound Systems has introduced two models of its popular lecterns with built-in digital display screens, giving the lectern user instant, plug and play visual meeting support for their message or brand.

The 43-inch display features 1920 x 1080 native resolution, and has an ambient light sensor that auto-dims the LED backlights, 30 different programming schedules, and current date and time.





Input terminals include digital HDMI, analog VGA, 3.5mm audio, External LAN, and Data microSD Media Player. The Media Player has USB and SD card slots. Connectivity for the display is located on both the bottom and side of the lecterns for easy access.




Input Panels

1. Audio Mini Jack OUT
2. Remote IN
3. Remote OUT
4. RS232C IN
5. USB (Media Player)
6. LAN (Control)
7. Audio IN1
8. Audio IN2
9. RCA Composite IN
10. VGA (RGB, YPbPr) IN
11. HDMI IN1
12. HDMI IN2
13. HDMI IN3
14. DisplayPort IN
15. Micro SD Card (Media Player)


There are two models of lecterns with the built-in screens: Contemporary Lectern and Visionary Lectern II.



The Contemporary Lectern is 49" high and features satin anodized aluminum uprights and a 26.75” wide x 16.75” deep table and a base both made of MDF.

The Visionary Lectern II, an upgraded version of AmpliVox’s previous Visionary Lectern, is 47” high x 26” wide and is made of scratch-resistant melamine.


"These lecterns give presenters a powerful new level of visual support, without always needing an additional AV screen and projector," said AmpliVox CEO Don Roth.

"And they’re also ideal as a self-contained display unit, for selling, instruction, or important informational messages."

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Simplify Your Safety Needs with AmpliVox Acrylic Safety Shields




Taking steps to protect individuals from airborne virus transmission demonstrates not only that you care about safety but also about respecting your participants.

AmpliVox Acrylic Safety Shields for lecterns, check-in podiums and meetings and conferences not only help protect individuals but they are very easy to install.




It just takes a few simple steps. First will look at how to install the three different models of Safety Shields for lecterns and podiums.





Step 1 - Attach mounting rail(s) with included adhesive

Step 2 - Fit Safety Shield
into rails

Step 3 - Secure with included
set screws

These shields come with one or two mounting rails. First determine the placement of the mounting rail either at the center of the lectern table or for a wider lectern with one rail at each side of the lectern table.

Next, pick up the mounting rail, peel the adhesive strip off and put the mounting rail in place onto the lectern making certain to press it down securely. After the mounting rail or rails are set in place, then set the safety shield loosely into position.

Finally, tighten both set screws on each mounting rail with a hex wrench.




Safety Shield S0006 is designed for use in meetings, conference, and hospitality settings. This shield can be placed at appropriate intervals on conference tables so that each individual has protection from others sitting adjacent.



Step 1 - Attach large clamp with hex wrench

Step 2 - Attach small clamp with hex wrench

Step 3 - Securely tighten large clamp to flat surface

The shield comes with two clamps. To install, first put the larger clamp on the bottom of the shield next to it long side and firmly tighten the set screw with a hex wrench.

Next, install the smaller clamp in the same manner, then set the safety shield on the surface. Finally, securely tighten the bottom clamp.



Extend your voice and protect your participants with AmpliVox.

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Sturdy New AmpliVox Home Office School Desk Perfect for Stay-at-Home Learning or Work




AmpliVox Sound Systems has introduced a new Home Office School Desk.

The desk is made in the USA at the AmpliVox owned-and-operated wood shop in northeastern Illinois.



The sturdy desk is designed specifically for learn-at-home or work-at-home activities, with features that emphasize, mobility, durability, and compact size for limited-space environments:


Compact - 33" H x 21" W x 17" design fits almost anywhere in a bedroom, den, kitchen, etc., yet provides a work surface large enough for tablet, laptop, books or papers.

Mobile – rolls easily on four casters, two of them that lock in place for excellent stability.

Convenient - Accommodates up to an 18” chair or stool (chair not included); includes an interior ledge for accessory items such as a water bottle, pens and pencils, etc.

Durable – Constructed of the same high-pressure laminate and beautiful melamine finish as many AmpliVox lecterns and multimedia furniture, meaning that it will stand-up to demanding use, whether temporary or permanent.


"AmpliVox makes lecterns, podiums and multimedia furniture in a wide variety of sizes and materials," said AmpliVox CEO Don Roth.

"The new Home Office School Desk is a natural extension of our current product offering, and addresses an immediate need in today’s stay-at-home environment."

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

AmpliVox Introduces Safety Shield for TSA Check-in Workstations


Customize any Safety Shield
with your school or company logo



AmpliVox Sound Systems has introduced an acrylic safety shield for the popular Sentry Mobile Workstation that is widely used by the TSA (Transportation Security Administration) for security check-in at airports and other locations.

The new shield is designed to protect individuals standing behind or in-front of the workstation from airborne virus transmission potentially spread by talking coughing or sneezing.

The 22" high x 27.5" wide, see-through shield, model S0004, is made of rugged ¼” acrylic, and is secured to the workstation with a simple mounting rail with adhesive strip and two set screws.


"AmpliVox’s development of the TSA podium safety shield and other models is a natural extension of our relationship with the TSA, and also our designation as an essential business for our emergency megaphones and PA communications systems during the pandemic," said AmpliVox CEO Don Roth.

"We’re proud to do our part to help in these challenging times."


S0004 - Safety Shield with Pass-through Window 22" H x 27.5" W S0004 Spec Sheet


The TSA Workstation was developed for the TSA based on the AmpliVox Sentry Mobile Workstation, model W480
.

Made of tough, powder-coated steel and featuring four locking casters, the workstation is perfect for not only security check-in, but also hosting, presentation and training applications, indoors or out.

It also features a height-adjustable work surface and two adjustable height storage shelves.

Conveniently wire handling grommet holes accommodate electrical and electronic devices.

As a final touch, put your logo on the Sentry Workstation.






Monday, October 12, 2020

rAVe [PUBS]: THE #1 AV News Publication. Period.




rAVe [PUBS] is a news organization that provides coverage of the commercial (ProAV) and residential (HomeAV) audiovisual trade industries
.

It's publication targets "AV Insiders" — AV dealers, integrators, consultants, and designers, that deal in the sale, specification, design and installation of audiovisual products.

Over the years rAVe [PUBS] has showcased AmpliVox's latest product news and 2020 is no different:











AmpliVox would like to thank rAVe [PUBS] for their ongoing support and coverage at infoComm in that past (2011 - 2019). We are looking forward to seeing them again next year at infoComm 2021.




In the above video, rAVe was very pleased with the performance and use of AmpliVox PA systems at their booth back at infoComm 2013.

Here is what their President, Gary Kayye, had to say:


"At this year's InfoComm show, we selected AmpliVox for our live voice amplification system for rAVe's THE GAME 4 as well as to allow for LIVE listening of our Podcasts in the booth - both worked flawlessly.

Not only did the gear work exactly as advertised - something we don't often see in AV - but the user experience was perfect. It worked right out of the box, kept a charge all day and we never even had to open the user's manual. Bravo to AmpliVox for a truly 10+ customer experience factor!"

Friday, October 09, 2020

AmpliVox Safety Shields: Protect Yourself and Others


Customize any Safety Shield
with your school or company logo

AmpliVox Sound Systems has introduced acrylic safety shields for lecterns, podiums, tables, and other work surfaces.

The new shields are designed to help protect individuals from air-borne virus transmission potentially spread by talking, coughing, or sneezing.

The see-through safety shields are made in the USA of rugged 1/4" acrylic, and are secured to a lectern or table surface easily and securely in minutes using convenient clamps and adhesive velcro tabs.

They are perfect for all meeting rooms, schools, entry and check-in areas, point-of-sale locations, and more.

AmpliVox can also put your organization's logo on any safety shield, making a strong first impressions and strengthening your brands identity.

Step 1 - Attach mounting rails with included adhesive

Step 2 - Fit Safety Shield
into rails

Step 3 - Secure with included
set screws

AmpliVox Safety Shields are available in four different types:

Model# S0001, S0002, S0003: For Lecterns

These safety shields are available in three different widths – 22”, 27.5”, and 39” – to accommodate most AmpliVox lecterns.

The shields stand 22” above the lectern table.


S0004: For check-in/security/hosting podiums


This safety shield has a pass-through opening at the bottom for handing through documents, money, etc.

It stands 22" above the podium surface and is 27.5" wide, making it perfect for the AmpliVox Portable Valet Podium or similar units.

Great for security checkpoints, point-of-sale locations and anywhere that requires a pass-through window.

Attach and remove from your AmpliVox Lectern easily, with included brackets and Velcro tabs.



S0005: Tabletop Tri-fold Acrylic Safety Shield


This safety shield has a 24" wide by 24" high center shield with a pass-through window at the bottom, plus two 12" wide by 24" high wings that enable the unit to stand by itself on a surface without the need for mounting.

Hinged to the center shield, the wings can be folded for convenient transport.



S0006: Hospitality, Meeting & Conference Safety Shield


This 22" high by 24" wide safety shield attaches easily to a desk or table top to provide a shield between people sitting adjacent.

Perfect for hospitality, meeting and conference settings.


Step 1 - Attach large clamp with hex wrench

Step 2 - Attach small clamp with hex wrench

Step 3 - Securely tighten large clamp to flat surface





Model S0001 Safety Shield for AmpliVox Lecterns

Model S0006 attaches to any desk or table





Model S0004 has a pass through opening

Model S0005 portable tri-fold safety shield









S0001 - Acrylic Safety Shield 22" H x 22" W S0001 Spec Sheet

Presidential Plus
Lectern

Executive Column Lectern

Executive Adjustable Lectern

Victoria
Lectern

Patriot
Lectern

Multimedia Computer Lectern

Oracle
Lectern

Mobile-Lite
Lectern


S0002 - Acrylic Safety Shield 22" H x 27.5" W S0002 Spec Sheet

Visionary Multimedia Lectern

Intellect
Podium



S0003 - Acrylic Safety Shield 22" H x 39" W S0003 Spec Sheet


Coventry
Lectern

Ambassador
Lectern

Multimedia Smart
Podium



S0004 - Safety Shield with Pass-through Window 22" H x 27.5" W S0004 Spec Sheet

Sentry Mobile Workstation