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The CES Report - Mobile Electronics
February 1, 2003

Mobile electronics boasts more bass By Brett Solomon Advances in mobile electronics were all around the North Hall at this year's CES. In the case of amplifiers and woofers, 2003 can be described as the year of the boom. Woofers designed specifically with Sound Pressure Level (SPL) to withstand the rigors of mobile competition abounded. Manufacturers embracing the massive SPL woofer trend included: Audiobahn, with the AW00Q series; JBL, with the GTi series; JL Audio, with the W7 series; MTX and its Thunder 8000 and RFL series; and Orion with its H2 series. You can tell these woofers apart from mundane units because of their prominent

Meet December Advertisers
December 1, 2002

ActiveLight As specialists in plasma displays and LCD flat panel monitors, ActiveLight partners with resellers, designers and systems integrators to develop complete digital signage networks and compelling visual systems integrations. CONTACT: Nancy Brooks, (866) 473-5154 www.ActiveLight.com Alpine Electronics of America Alpine Electronics specializes in an integrated platform concept for mobile multimedia. Alpine's product line includes premium components for digital audio/video media playback, digital broadcast reception, security and satellite linked navigation. CONTACT: (800) ALPINE-1 www.alpine-usa.com AON Warranty Group AON Warranty Group provides a single source solution for retailers and manufacturers in the areas of service plan marketing

Meet our November Issue Advertisers
November 1, 2002

Alpine Electronics of America Alpine Electronics specializes in an integrated platform concept for mobile multimedia. Alpine's product line includes premium components for digital audio/video media playback, digital broadcast reception, security and satellite linked navigation. CONTACT: (800) ALPINE-1, www.alpine-usa.com AON Warranty Group AON Warranty Group provides a single source solution for retailers and manufacturers in the areas of service plan marketing and administration, direct marketing and call center services. CONTACT: (866) 482-5830, www.aon.com Audio Authority The experts in showroom demonstration systems, audio/video switching systems, HDTV signal distribution systems, mobile audio displays, consumer audio and video converters and OEM/contract

Meet the Advertisers
October 1, 2002

ActiveLight As specialists in plasma displays and LCD flat panel monitors, ActiveLight partners with resellers, designers and systems integrators to develop complete digital signage networks and compelling visual systems integrations. CONTACT: Nancy Brooks, (866) 473-5154 www.ActiveLight.com Alpine Electronics of America Alpine Electronics specializes in an integrated platform concept for mobile multimedia. Alpine's product line includes premium components for digital audio/video media playback, digital broadcast reception, security and satellite-linked navigation. CONTACT: (800) ALPINE-1 www.alpine-usa.com American International Group, Inc. THE GREATEST RISK IS NOT TAKING ONE. American International Group, Inc, is the leading United States-based international insurance and financial services organization.

Meet the Advertisers
September 1, 2002

Alpine Electronics of America Alpine Electronics specializes in an integrated platform concept for mobile multimedia. Alpine's product line includes premium components for digital audio/video media playback, digital broadcast reception, security and satellite linked navigation. CONTACT: (800) ALPINE-1 www.alpine-usa.com AON Warranty Group AON Warranty Group provides a single source solution for retailers and manufacturers in the areas of service plan marketing and administration, direct marketing and call center services. CONTACT: (866) 482-8350 www.aon.com Audio Authority The experts in showroom demonstration systems, audio/video switching systems, HDTV signal distribution systems, mobile audio displays, consumer audio and video converters and OEM/contract

Meet Our Advertisers
August 1, 2002

ActiveLight As specialists in plasma displays and LCD flat panel monitors, ActiveLight partners with resellers, designers and systems integrators to develop complete digital signage networks and compelling visual systems integrations. CONTACT: Nancy Brooks, (866) 473-5154, www.ActiveLight.com Alpine Electronics of America Alpine Electronics specializes in an integrated platform concept for mobile multimedia. Alpine's product line includes premium components for digital audio/video media playback, digital broadcast reception, security and satellite linked navigation. CONTACT: (800) ALPINE-1, www.alpine-usa.com Audio Authority The experts in showroom demonstration systems, audio/video switching systems, HDTV signal distribution systems, mobile audio displays, consumer audio and video converters and

Meet Our Advertisers
July 1, 2002

ActiveLight As specialists in plasma displays and LCD flat panel monitors, ActiveLight partners with resellers, designers and systems integrators to develop complete digital signage networks and compelling visual systems integrations. CONTACT: Nancy Brooks, (866) 473-5154, www.ActiveLight.com Alpine Electronics of America Alpine Electronics specializes in an integrated platform concept for mobile multimedia. Alpine's product line includes premium components for digital audio/video media playback, digital broadcast reception, security and satellite linked navigation. CONTACT: (800) ALPINE-1, www.alpine-usa.com Audio Authority The experts in showroom demonstration systems, audio/video switching systems, HDTV signal distribution systems, mobile audio displays, consumer audio and video converters and

Meet the Advertisers
June 1, 2002

ActiveLight As specialists in plasma displays and LCD flat panel monitors, ActiveLight partners with resellers, designers and systems integrators to develop complete digital signage networks and compelling visual systems integrations. CONTACT: Nancy Brooks, (866) 473-5154 www.ActiveLight.com Alpine Electronics of America Alpine Electronics specializes in an integrated platform concept for mobile multimedia. Alpine's product line includes premium components for digital audio/video media playback, digital broadcast reception, security and satellite linked navigation. CONTACT: (800) ALPINE-1 www.alpine-usa.com Audio Authority The experts in showroom demonstration systems, audio/video switching systems, HDTV signal distribution systems, mobile audio displays, consumer audio and video converters and

40 Under 40
June 1, 2002

They work hard; most play hard, but all are making a difference within their companies and beyond. They're the Dealerscope 40 Under 40 -- 40 men and women already recognized for their achievements early in their careers. Dealerscope is proud to introduce this year's 40 Under 40 profiles, representing the industry's best and brightest. Compiled by the Dealerscope Staff Nasser Abo Abdo President, Audiobahn, Inc., Buena Park, Calif. Age: 35 First industry job: In retail, at Stereo Center in Santa Ana, CA, 1981 Career history: Nasser was at Stereo Center for two years and in 1984 started his own retail store, Pacific Stereo. By

Selling 12V Mobile Gear
May 1, 2002

Alpine MRD-M500 V12 AccuClass-D Mono Amplifier. Shipping, $550 SRP. Alpine's top-of-the-line mono amplifier is the first (along with its little brother MRD-M300) to bring DSP-based digital sound tuning and precision amplifier control to the market. Alpine's Steve Witt said, "Unlike other Class D amps that modulate from the analog domain, Alpine's new V12 AccuClass D amps have a custom DSP front end and a highly accurate digital amplifier stage." Advanced digital time correction offers SPL customers the right combination of big bass and maximum power. The amplifier's digital display provides states of temperature, voltage and current consumption. Call (310) 326-8000 or visit <a href="http://www.alpine1.com."