Top Companies Win Distributed Audio Awards

The Distributed Audio Awards recognized 17 products for their innovation, functionality and practicality.
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Framingham, MA--The 2004 Distributed Audio Award winners were announced last week in a ceremony at Electronic House Expo in Long Beach, California. The program, which is sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association, has recognized 17 products for their innovation, functionality and practicality.

2004 Distributed Audio Award Winners

All-Inclusive Distributed Audio System: $1,000 or more per room
Xantech, MRC88

All-Inclusive Distributed Audio System: Less than $1,000 per room
Sonance, Sonance DAB1

Amplifiers, Controllers & Receivers
Audio Design Associates Inc. (ada), HTR-2400 Home and Theater A/V Receiver

Connectivity Products
On-Q Home, Entertainment Connection Center

In-Ceiling Speakers: $1,000 or more per pair
Boston Acoustics, DSi495

Installation Aids and Accessories
Sencore Electronics, SP295C SoundPro Audio Analyzer

In-Wall Speakers: $1,000 or more per pair
Polk Audio, LC265i with ENC265

In-Wall Speakers: Less than $1,000 per pair
Boston Acoustics, DSi460T2

In-Wall/In-Ceiling Subwoofers less than $1,000
Boston Acoustics, VRiSub85

Multiroom Audio Media Servers
Meda Systems, Inc., Brvo Digital Media Server

Multiroom Audio Source Components
Bose Corporation, Bose Lifestyle BUILT-INvisible AV-18 Media Center

On-Wall Speakers: $1,000 or more per pair
Boston Acoustics, P400

On-Wall Speakers: Less than $1,000 per pair
Klipsch Audio Technologies, Klipsch Reference Series RVX-42

Outdoor Speakers
Niles Audio Corporation, RS8Si Weatherproof Rock Loudspeaker

Racks, Mounts & Enclosures
Middle Atlantic Products, ASR Adjustable Shelving Rack

User Interfaces/Keypads
Remote Technologies Inc (RTI), T2+ Universal System Controller

Wireless/No-New-Wires Transmission Media/Technology
Philips Consumer Electronics, Philips SL400i

Best Overall Distributed Audio Awards Product
Meda Systems, Inc., Brvo Digital Media Server

A panel of five industry experts judged the products to determine the best in category, as well as one overall best product.

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