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Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Thank You Nurses!! National Nurses Month 2022




The American Nurses Association recognizes the month of May as National Nurses Month, a time to reflect on and honor the memory of nurses we have lost this past.

Nurses make a difference as trusted advocates who ensure individuals, families, and populations receive quality patient care and services.


May is also the month of remembering AmpliVox's beloved Nancy Szluk Roth and celebrating her legacy.

Nancy grew up in Lincoln Park, MI and attended the University of Michigan, graduating in 1964 with a degree in nursing.

She was initially accepted as a aeronautical engineering student and after 3 weeks of classes the dean of engineering showed up and told her that women were not allowed in the engineering program (ca. 1960).

Her caring soul guided her to pursue the field of nursing instead, graduating with honors and serving in the ICU at Ford Hospital in Detroit. She later moved to the Chicagoland area and was a nurse at Evanston Hospital when she met Donald (Don) Richard Roth, whom she married on July 2, 1966.




Nancy later decided to become a flight attendant and was hired by United Airlines in LA as a flight attendant nurse.

Back then, all overseas commercial flights required a flight attendant nurse to be onboard.

She became a dedicated flight attendant at United Airlines, flying for decades, bringing enthusiasm and a quick wit to passengers around the globe.

Nancy traveled the world many times over and as a patriotic and proud American, she especially loved the U.S. troop transports.


As a nurse and one-time aspiring aeronautical engineer, Nancy knew the value of constantly-updated advances in technology.

And today, AmpliVox honors nurses and all others who need the latest innovations in A/V technology and services.

Check out the new AmpliVox Lexington and Concord lecterns, and also our sophisticated custom logo capabilities, including such techniques as etching and vinyl logos to have your lectern proudly display your brand.

Available in Floor, ADA and Multi-Media models, all offer an over-sized reading surface, heavy duty industrial casters for easy mobility and the 25" and 32" floor models offer a spacious storage shelf.

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Browse the 2022 AmpliVox Product Catalog




Download 2022 Product Catalog


Through the challenge of the past year, AmpliVox has endeavored to uphold the values which have guided us for nearly 70 years, and which we continue to pledge for the upcoming year.

Our goal is to provide top quality professional presentation equipment that sets up easily, delivers perfect performance, and stands the test of time for reliability and durability.

Businesses and organizations across the country choose AmpliVox as their portable audio and presentation solution, including these industries:






We Support Causes in the Community

AmpliVox works to strengthen and improve the communities we serve, through innovative programs that channel financial support as well as product and expertise assistance to public service organizations.

We care about the world around us, so we have invested in products, people, and services that exemplify that concern.

In addition to our hands-on efforts, we also show our dedication to providing care by supporting many causes, events and charities.


PA Solutions for Any Size Facility - Indoors or Outdoors


All-in-One PA Systems increase productivity with superior performance.

Amplify your voice and music effortlessly throughout your venue while clearly being heard by all in attendance. Our battery powered pa systems are extremely mobile for indoor or outdoor use, giving you the freedom to take your PA system with you wherever you need to go.


Multimedia Presentation Furniture - PA’s, and Component Integration


AmpliVox custom lecterns are a great addition to any stage or classroom make a good first impression and start your presentation off right by standing behind an elegant lectern with a professional look.

A great addition to any church, stage or classroom, our lecterns have ample room for presenter notes with shelves and cabinets for extra storage space. Optional sound systems helps your voice be heard over a large audience and reaches up to 20,000 square feet.


A Commitment to "Made in America" Quality


We keep the development and manufacturing process close to home.

AmpliVox maintains its own design, engineering, technology, manufacturing, and woodshop teams, based in Northbrook, Illinois, and we strictly control the creation of every AmpliVox product from beginning to end.


Download 2022 Product Catalog

Friday, April 08, 2022

AmpliVox Showroom Demo Sale - Discounts Up To 50% Off




We've slashed prices on an incredible selection of lecterns and rack cabinets that made the carefully curated demos in our showroom.

Everything is first come, first serve. All items are Made in the USA and committed to the highest standards in product development, service, and support.



SN3110-MP
Showroom Demo
49" tall lectern and spacious reading surface area provides a modern style that will match your current décor.
Was $1,903.00
Now $1,332.00
More Info >>
W360 Capri Lectern
Showroom Demo
Sweeping curved design and elegant edge banding, for the perfect combination of style and practicality.
Was $883.00
Now $618.00
More Info >>
ST3080 Alumacrylic Lectern Showroom Demo
Made from clear acrylic and anodized aluminum, this Lectern Pulpit has a modern look that reflects your style and leadership.
Was $2,174.00
Now $1,521.00
More Info >>



W470 Chancellor Lectern
Showroom Demo
Made from the highest quality solid wood & solid wood veneers. Plenty of storage with two shelves, rolls easily on four casters.
Was $2,073.00
Now $1,451.00
More Info >>
SN3430 Smart Valet
Showroom Demo
Desktop provides roomy workspace. Large divided interior holds up to 100 keys and has plenty of storage space.
Was $5,131.00
Now $2,565.00
More Info >>
Rack Cabinets
Showroom Demo
Designed with safety, security and elegance in mind. Now your rack equipment will compliment your refined décor, in any room.
Was $2,369.00
Now $1,658.00
More Info >>




To see the full list of AmpliVox sale and clearance items please visit:
https://www.ampli.com/sale/

Monday, April 04, 2022

How Can You be Sure the World Will Hear You? Use the AmpliVox Half-Mile Hailer!




In today’s increasingly noisy world, how can you be certain your message will be heard?

The AmpliVox Half-Mile Hailer helps you get through loud and clear – over long distances, in noisy environments, and over common acoustic obstacles such as wind and trees that can muffle sound. When cranked up, the Half-Mile Hailer’s audio power rivals sound levels measured from a freight train or tornado!

For 35 years, the Half-Mile Hailer’s solid engineering and rugged construction have helped the unit live up to its name, broadcasting clear sound up to a half-mile. It’s ideal for:



Public Safety
Including police, fire, and SWAT teams – protect your community

Crowd Control
Everyone will hear you, loud and clear!

Traffic Control
Broadcast announcements and invest in protecting children’s safety


Athletic Activities
Announce the action and direct the crowd for sports events and athletic fields

Political Campaigns
No one will miss where you stand on the issues


Band Practice
Have the band sounding good and looking good

Auctions
Keep the bidding going fast and strong

The unit comes with weatherproof reverberant horn speaker and 50-watt amp that’s easy to turn on and power up. It includes dual wireless microphone jacks for multiple presenters, auxiliary input for Smart Phone or CD player, line-out for recording, additional speaker jacks and volume and tone controls.




There's even a built-in siren, to really grab attention. It has a shoulder strap for comfortable portability. And, power is no problem – it can operate from an AC Adapter/Recharger, NiCad Rechargeable Battery Pack, or 10 D-cell batteries that provide up to 200 hours of talk time.

It’s available in three models, as well as bundled packages with additional accessories:



S610A
Dynamic mic with 5-foot coiled cord

SW610A
Wireless model with lapel and headset mics and body pack transmitter

SW615A
Wireless model with wireless handheld mic

How well does the Half-Mile Hailer work?





AmpliVox promises top-quality performance and backs it with a six-year warranty. But more than just our word, listen to what customers have said:


“The most dependable piece of equipment I have ever owned!” – auctioneer


“Easy to set up and excellent sound quality.” – athletic organizer


“The clarity of voice is phenomenal.” – street preacher


“I have used a Half Mile Hailer for over twenty years.” – horse trainer


“With the Half-Mile Hailer, I don’t need to shout the starting commands.” – NCAA track meet official starter


“Thanks for producing such a quality product in the USA!” – auctioneer


Make sure the world hears you – get the AmpliVox Half-Mile Hailer.

Friday, March 18, 2022

Celebrate Women's History Month - Contributions To Culture and Society




During the mid-19th century, women in multiple countries began organizing campaigns to fight for their rights to vote and run for office. They became known as suffragettes, a member of an activist women's organisation who, under the banner "Votes for Women", fought for the right to vote in public elections.



In 1904 Millicent Fawcett and Carrie Chapman Catt along with other leading women's rights activists formed the international women's suffrage alliance followed by Clara Zetkin organizing international women's day on March 19th in the year 1911.


Millicent Fawcett

Carrie Chapman Catt

Clara Zetkin
This annual celebration was about encouraging peace and women's rights. Its efforts were reintroduced during the 1960s with the women's movement where educators in santa rosa california began celebrating women's history week.

The week was created to increase understanding of women's contributions to society.

This group of educators wanted to attract attention to the fact that women's history wasn't really included in any school curriculum and these organizers used parades, essay contests and other school activities to help create more awareness for the celebration.

Over the next few years other cities all around the country joined santa rosa in celebrating women's history week.

In 1980 president Jimmy Carter announced the week of march 8th national women's history week and he encouraged everyone in the united states to participate, with President Carter stating "too often the women were unsung and sometimes their contributions went unnoticed".


Jimmy Carter Signing Extension of Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) Ratification 10-28-1978

By the year 1986 14 states declared March as women's history month. Every single year the National Women's History Alliance selects a theme for women's history month that continues the discussion of women and their contributions through activities such as museum exhibits movies and by promoting the study of accomplishments by women all year long.

Since the first women's history week in 1978 other countries have joined the United States including Canada and Australia. Every president since Carter has issued a proclamation declaring March women's history month with a statement about its importance as a celebration.


AmpliVox Supports Women in the Workplace and its Communities
AmpliVox works to strengthen and improve the communities we serve, through innovative programs that channel financial support as well as product and expertise assistance to public service organizations.

We care about the world around us, so we have invested in products, people, and services that exemplify that concern. In addition to our hands-on efforts, we also show our dedication to providing care by supporting many causes, events and charities.



Women in Business Networking Luncheon: Feeding America


AmpliVox Sound Systems, a long supporter of local and national charities, participated in a Northbrook Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Networking Luncheon.

Developing new and lasting relationships is critical to the success of every business. The use of an AmpliVox SW925 portable sound system for the outdoor luncheon, as it has done for other Chamber of Commerce events.

Together in Teal - Ending Ovarian Cancer at the Illinois Chapter 22nd Annual


The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) Illinois Chapter is comprised of ovarian cancer survivors, supporters, and health care professionals committed to raising awareness, promoting education, and raising funds for ovarian cancer research.

Donating the Teal Podium to the NOCC for presentations and events is our way of allowing all voices to be heard.


Get Your Groove On - Midwest Women Riders Woodstock 2021


Women Riders Motorcycle Group USA (WRMGUSA)" and Midwest Women Riders (MWR) is a community for WOMEN ONLY who ride their own motorcycle and for ladies who have a strong desire to ride their own.

AmpliVox greatly appreciates being a part of this GROOVY event, donating S602R Megaphone to help the announcers address the crowd.

Think Pink! October Breast Cancer Awareness and Prevention


Founded in 2010 and offered year round, AmpliVox’s Pink Podium Promise donates special pink versions our Pinnacle Podiums to licensed or certified breast cancer awareness organizations to help their voices be heard.

The Pink Podiums were distributed to hundreds of cancer society chapters, foundations, hospitals and local governments.