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JANDS NZ REBRANDS TO JPRO

JANDS NZ REBRANDS TO JPRO

Jands NZ has introduced a new brand identity and rebranded to JPRO. “One thing that’s constant in the vibrant audio industry is change,” says JPRO Managing Director Bruce Gray. “We are proud of our heritage. For 30 years Jands NZ has lead the way in New Zealand, supporting musicians, businesses and institutions with their commercial
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June 6, 2018 Industry

VISTA LIGHTING CONTROL RANGE ACQUIRED BY CHROMA-Q

VISTA LIGHTING CONTROL RANGE ACQUIRED BY CHROMA-Q

Jands announces that Chroma-Q has acquired the Vista lighting control product range. Jands has made a business decision to cease manufacturing the Vista lighting control product range. Recognising the potential for Vista lighting control systems in today’s market, Jands felt it was a logical move to have Chroma-Q take over the manufacturing of Vista lighting
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June 6, 2018 Industry

DANTE AVIO ADAPTERS NOW AVAILABLE FROM CORSAIR

DANTE AVIO ADAPTERS NOW AVAILABLE FROM CORSAIR

Audinate has signed a distribution agreement with Corsair Solutions to represent its Dante AVIO Adapters in the Australia and New Zealand region. Dante AVIO Adapters let you use your favourite legacy audio gear with any Dante-connected system, delivering the interoperability, performance and scalability that only networking can bring. Cost effective, compact and built for the
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May 29, 2018 News

ITI-IMAGE GROUP DISTRIBUTES SCREENLINE

ITI-IMAGE GROUP DISTRIBUTES SCREENLINE

ITI-Image Group announces it will be distributing the Screenline projection screen range for Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Japan. Screenline Srl, of Besenello in northern Italy is a renown projection screen manufacturer highly regarded in Europe. Screenline has not only developed a wide range of high quality motorised projections screens from home theatre to large
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May 28, 2018 Industry

HILLS WINS THREE NEW VENDORS

HILLS WINS THREE NEW VENDORS

Hills Limited has broadened its AV product offering for the professional AV market by signing distribution agreements with three new vendors for supply of their products exclusively across Australia and New Zealand: XTA Electronics Ltd and MC2 Audio (XTA and MC2) are technology partners based in the United Kingdom. XTA designs and manufactures professional audio
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April 9, 2018 News

MEYER BRINGS DOWN THE HOUSE

MEYER BRINGS DOWN THE HOUSE

Report: Mark Davie Plaster dust was falling from the roof as Meyer’s baby line array — with the help of a little Rage Against The Machine and Infected Mushroom — rumbled the Concourse Theatre in Chatswood. LINA, the newest and most petite member of Meyer’s LEO line array family, was helped along by a collection
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March 28, 2018 News

POWERPLAY: DIGITAL SIGNAGE AND IPTV WITH NO STB

POWERPLAY: DIGITAL SIGNAGE AND IPTV WITH NO STB

Tripleplay and Samsung are taking their integration story on a tour around Australia through March and April, showing the flexibility and simplicity of the Tripleplay platform with the power of the Samsung SSP Tizen platform. With dates scheduled in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth, the tour will provide an opportunity for businesses across the country
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February 22, 2018 News

HILLS FINDS A WAY

HILLS FINDS A WAY

Hills is reporting a solid first half performance in 2017/18, with revenues down a bit (from an underperforming antenna install business, according to the report) and costs down even further. Here’s what Hills had to say about its AV business: Hills Audio Visual (AV) business saw revenues decline slightly, but has maintained solid margins, limiting
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February 21, 2018 Industry

MACKIE & AMPEG DISTRIBUTION GOES TO AMBERTECH

MACKIE  & AMPEG DISTRIBUTION GOES TO AMBERTECH

Loud Audio has announced that Amber Technology will distribute the Ampeg and Mackie brands in Australia. As a full-line distributor, Amber will handle sales, distribution, and support for the brands beginning March 1, 2018. Headquartered in Warriewood, New South Wales, Amber is one of Australia’s largest and most respected distributors of technology equipment for the
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February 16, 2018 News

JANDS DISTRIBUTES BIAMP SYSTEMS

JANDS DISTRIBUTES BIAMP SYSTEMS

Biamp Systems announced that effective February 19, Jands will be the company’s distributor in Australia and New Zealand, distributing the Tesira, Devio, Audia, Nexia and Vocia product lines. Midwich, Biamp’s current distributor in the region, will remain so through April 18. “We’re excited for the opportunities this new partnership brings,” said Jim Seretis, consultant liaison
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February 5, 2018 News