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This LED lamp provides a bright, focused light on your presentation while not blinding you nor distracting your audience. The 9” flexible gooseneck allows you to easily aim the light where you need it.

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AmpliVox Portable Demo Booth Promotes Your Company Image
AmpliVox Sound Systems’ new Portable Demo Booth is a simple yet powerful way to promote your products and services and enhance your company image. The lightweight, portable display sets up and collapses in less than a minute with no tools. A large display graphic panel prominently displays your logo or promotional message, and a large countertop holds products, literature, and more. The Portable Demo Booth is ideal for trade shows, product sampling, training events, and retail presentations and exhibits. ... read more
AmpliVox COVID Security Station and Free Megaphone for COVID Checkpoints and Test Sites
AmpliVox Sound Systems, manufacturer of portable PA systems, is expanding its offer of a free megaphone to any COVID-19 drive-up testing site by also offering a discount on its COVID Security Station for security checkpoints. ... read more
New AmpliVox Falcon Patriot Lectern, Used by U.S. Presidents, Adds Prestige to Presentations
AmpliVox Sound Systems has introduced the Falcon Patriot Lectern for those wishing to convey extraordinary distinction and prestige in their presentations. The lectern is used by some of the most distinguished presenters in the world, including several U.S. Presidents. Made in the USA at AmpliVox’s northern Illinois wood products facility, the Falcon Patriot was designed to the exacting specifications of the U.S. government by the company’s skilled cabinet-makers and craftsmen ... read more
AmpliVox Salutes Nurses Week & Former Nurse Nancy Roth with Renewed Offer of Free COVID Test Site Megaphone
AmpliVox Sound Systems, a long-time supporter of first responders and medical personnel, salutes National Nurses Week, May 6-12, 2020, with the renewed offer of a free AmpliVox megaphone to any COVID-19 drive-up testing site. The megaphone can help control traffic and provide clear, audible instructions to participations in their cars. The megaphone, AmpliVox Model S600NR projects strong, clear sound up to 100 yards. ... read more
AmpliVox Rolls Out Fitness Sound Packages for Trainers, Instructors, Social Distancing Messages and Meetings
AmpliVox Sound Systems has introduced a collection of made in the USA Fitness and Aquatic Sound Packages that project strong, clear voice and music. The Sound Packages not only help health club trainers, coaches, and fitness and yoga instructors clearly project to their audiences, they’re also ideal for reaching any audience that may be currently widely dispersed by social distancing. And, they enable outstanding sound coverage for indoor and outdoor meetings. ... read more
AmpliVox Expands Retirement Home Sound Coverage and Clarity with Wireless Technology
AmpliVox Sound Systems can ensure almost any speaking venue can experience powerful sound coverage and clarity with its wireless sound technology configured for lecterns, remote speakers, and house PA systems. What’s more, these wireless solutions save money and improve safety by eliminating the need for laying cables. ... read more
New AmpliVox Lectern Accessories for Presentation Effectiveness and Convenience
AmpliVox Sound Systems continues to bring lectern users new mobility, convenience, and presentation effectiveness with new accessories. One is the S1468 battery pack, compatible with the AmpliVox 150-watt Compact Amplifier. This makes AmpliVox lecterns capable of powering a built-in sound system even when there is no AC power available, including outdoors. A second new product group is charging docks and charging pads for electronic devices while using a lectern. A third is a new portable lectern light that can be plugged into a USB port. ... read more
AmpliVox Megaphones & PAs Facilitate Emergency Communications & Public Announcements
The Coronavirus pandemic has elevated the need for urgent communications, including audible public announcements. AmpliVox Sound Systems’ complete line of high-quality, megaphones, horn-style hailers, and portable PA systems can reach audiences from 10 to 7,500, indoors or out, or dispersed people currently separated by “social distancing”: ... read more
AmpliVox CEO’s Cancer Fund-Raising Spreads Throughout the Business Community
When Don Roth, CEO of AmpliVox Sound Systems, set out to raise funds for ocular cancer in memory of his wife, little did he know how things would snowball. Recently, he explained his passion for his campaign in an interview with Commercial Integrator, a publication for technology professionals who install technology products across many industries. AmpliVox’s portable sound systems and AV technology, lecterns, multimedia furniture are employed by many commercial integrators. ... read more
AmpliVox Donates Carry Bags to YMCA Conference
AmpliVox Sound Systems, a long supporter of YMCA programs and activities, has donated carry bags for attendees of the Executive Conference for Small and Mid-size YMCAs, Feb. 5-7, 2020, in Clearwater Beach, FL. The theme of the conference is “Many Communities One Y.” It’s designed for YMCA CEO’s to gather and hear nationally-recognized leaders who can help them learn new skills and best practices and network with other directors. ... read more
AmpliVox Introduces 96-Channel Wireless PA for Reduced Channel Interference
AmpliVox Sound Systems has introduced an upgraded version of its powerful Digital Audio Travel Partner Plus wireless portable PA system with a 96-channel wireless receiver. The new capability will help increase sound coverage and reduce wireless channel interference. ... read more
AmpliVox CEO Matches Donations to Eye Tumor Research Foundation In Memory of Nancy Roth
AmpliVox Sound Systems’ CEO Don Roth has pledged to personally match the first $500 in donations made in month of January, 2020 to the “Ocular Melanoma Research in Memory of Nancy Roth” GoFundMe fundraiser. ... read more
AmpliVox Holiday Party Raises Eye Cancer Funds
AmpliVox Sound Systems’ annual holiday party for employees, vendors and guests December 10 had a second major purpose: to raise funds for the Eye Tumor Research Foundation (ETRF). The foundation is devoted to research in eye cancers and eye tumors in an effort to win the struggle for life and sight. To assist in this effort, 20% of the party’s food and beverage sales, as well as voluntary contributions by attendees, were donated to the foundation. ... read more
Two More Awards for AmpliVox Mega Hailer
AmpliVox Sound Systems’ Mega Hailer PA System has been recognized with two more awards: 2019 Award of Excellence by Tech & Learning Magazine, and a 2019 Security Solution Award Runner Up by Security Sales & Integration Magazine. Previously, the Mega Hailer received a 2018 Astor Award as Best Mass Notification System – Hardware by American Security Today magazine. ... read more
AmpliVox Introduces Rechargeable Battery for Lecterns with Built-in PA Systems
AmpliVox Sound Systems has introduced a new rechargeable battery that is compatible with its 150-watt Compact Amplifier, making it capable of powering built-in wireless PA systems built into many AmpliVox lecterns, including such popular models as the Multimedia Computer Lectern, Coventry Lectern, Pinnacle Multimedia Lectern, Executive Column Lectern, and others. ... read more
AmpliVox Introduces Rechargeable Battery for Lecterns with Built-in PA Systems
AmpliVox Sound Systems has introduced a new rechargeable battery that is compatible with its 150-watt Compact Amplifier, making it capable of powering built-in wireless PA systems built into many AmpliVox lecterns, including such popular models as the Multimedia Computer Lectern, Coventry Lectern, Pinnacle Multimedia Lectern, Executive Column Lectern, and others. ... read more
Free AmpliVox Pink Podiums and Megaphones Available for Breast Cancer Awareness
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with its signature wearing of pink to help build awareness of prevention and treatment of the disease. To assist in the cause, AmpliVox Sound Systems once again is offering a pink podium free of charge to local breast cancer organizations. ... read more
AmpliVox Sponsors YMCA Bus & Eye Tumor Research Foundation Contributions
AmpliVox Sound Systems has supported the purchase of a YMCA shuttle bus for disabled patrons, and also sponsored contributions to the Eye Tumor Research Foundation, in honor of Nancy Roth. ... read more
AmpliVox Named Associate Company of the Year by IFMA
AmpliVox Sound Systems has been named Associate Company of the Year by the International Facilities Management Association Chicago Chapter. The award was presented at IFMA’s annual dinner July 11. ... read more
AmpliVox Offers Discount on Acrylic Lecterns for Houses of Worship
To encourage houses of worship to have access to AmpliVox’s beautiful acrylic lecterns for all their presentation needs, the company is extending a special 30% discount on the units through July 31. ... read more
AmpliVox Supports School Safety Legislation with Emergency Communication Products
According to the National Council of State Legislatures, the period of 2017-2019 has seen state legislatures propose 1005 bills and resolutions related to school safety. Many of the bills have provisions for emergency communication procedures for school emergencies, and AmpliVox Sound Systems supports those measures. AmpliVox has long been a key provider of emergency sound control for schools, as well as school traffic safety. ... read more
AmpliVox Boosts YMCA Sound Quality and Fund-Raising Success
For its annual fundraising gala, the North Suburban YMCA in Northbrook, IL, turns to AmpliVox Sound Systems to make its auctions, presentations, and announcements intelligible to everyone. And this year, the event was at a new venue with an acoustic challenge to overcome. ... read more
AmpliVox Helps Boy and Girl Scouts Enjoy Les Paul Music at Graceland
AmpliVox Sound Systems recently helped Boy and Girl Scouts to enjoy hearing and understanding the music of legendary guitarist and inventor Les Paul. The event was the third annual "Scouts at Graceland" April 6 at Elvis Presley’s Graceland complex in Memphis, with over 500 scouts registered. ... read more
AmpliVox Expands Retirement Home Sound Coverage and Clarity with Wireless Technology
AmpliVox Sound Systems can ensure almost any speaking venue can experience powerful sound coverage and clarity with its wireless sound technology configured for lecterns, remote speakers, and house PA systems. What’s more, these wireless solutions save money and improve safety by eliminating the need for laying cables. ... read more
AmpliVox Receives 2018 Astor Award for Mega Hailer
AmpliVox Sound Systems has been honored as an Astor Silver Award Winner in the Homeland Security Awards. The Mega Hailer from AmpliVox Sound Systems, was chosen for Best Mass Notification System-Hardware.

"We are thrilled to receive the Silver Astor Award for the Mega Hailer, one of our most powerful and versatile sound systems for outdoor use," commented Don Roth, AmpliVox CEO. ... read more
AmpliVox Megaphone Donation Supports California Firefighters
AmpliVox Sound Systems recently came to the aid of firefighters battling disastrous fires in California, providing a free shipment of handheld megaphones for use in their emergency response efforts. The donation is part of AmpliVox’s ongoing Community Contribution program, which supports the missions of public service organizations and charities with targeted donations of sound equipment. ... read more
New AmpliVox RTA Lectern Offers Acrylic Elegance with Unique Portability
AmpliVox is proud to introduce a versatile new option in its extensive selection of attractive acrylic lecterns. The SN3075 Traditional RTA Acrylic Lectern combines the elegant universal appeal of acrylic with a bonus of portability: unlike most acrylic lecterns, it can be easily disassembled for transportation and reassembled with just a few screws. ... read more
AmpliVox Unveils New 2.4 GHz Digital Belt Blaster Personal PA System
AmpliVox now offers a wireless personal PA that delivers crisp, clear sound amplification with hands-free, ultra-portable convenience. The new S208 2.4 GHz Digital Belt Blaster combines a wireless headset microphone with a compact beltpack speaker to amplify speech for teachers, coaches, tour guides, product demonstrators, and other presenters. ... read more
AmpliVox Introduces New Dual Audio Pal Compact PA
AmpliVox Sound Systems has launched its next-generation SW245B Dual Audio Pal, a Bluetooth®-equipped compact sound system for audiences up to 300 people. The ultra-portable 50W Dual Audio Pal delivers crisp, clear sound from up to two microphones at once, and also streams music and other audio for all types of indoor and outdoor events. ... read more
AmpliVox Brings Outstanding Sound Coverage to Golf Outing Fundraiser
AmpliVox Sound Systems stepped up for the sixth year in a row to provide exceptional sound and technical support for the Northbrook Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s annual Golf Outing on June 8, 2018. The day-long event, a major fundraiser for the non-profit organization, brought 180 golfers together for a 27-hole best ball scramble tournament, as well as putting contests, skills competitions, raffle drawings, and a catered lunch. ... read more
How to Deliver Maximize Sound Coverage in Large Event Venues
Sometimes, success creates its own challenges. A popular event can attract a huge crowd – but the sheer number of attendees can make it difficult for those guests to hear. That can translate into lost opportunities for participation, not to mention discomfort for guests and frustration for event managers. Fortunately, proactive audio planning before the event can make all the difference. ... read more
YMCA Gala Relies on AmpliVox Portable Sound Systems
For its annual fundraising gala, the North Suburban YMCA in Northbrook, Illinois turns to AmpliVox Sound Systems to make its auctions, presentations, and announcements intelligible to everyone. AmpliVox portable sound systems provide outstanding audio coverage for this popular community event, which attracts approximately 500 guests to a massive 27,800 square foot venue with 20-foot ceilings. ... read more
Portable Sound Systems Provide Direction and De-escalation in Emergencies
When emergencies arise in crowded areas, the first priority of first responders is to quickly move civilians to places of safety. Whether the emergency is related to accidents, natural causes, criminal activity, or terrorist violence, panic and confusion in the crowd can greatly increase the risk of casualties. It is vital that law enforcement, fire departments, and other emergency responders have the ability to clearly communicate with large groups of people on a moment’s notice. ... read more
AmpliVox Multi-Lingual Product Guide Reaches International Buyers
AmpliVox Sound Systems has released updated Sound Equipment Comparison Guides in five languages, making product selection more accessible for buyers and dealers throughout Europe and Latin America. AmpliVox’s comprehensive Comparison Guide is available in English, Spanish, French, German, and Italian, each describing the benefits of a wide selection of the company’s top-quality sound products. ... read more
New AmpliVox AirVox PA System Delivers Versatility and Power
AmpliVox Sound Systems has unveiled its new AirVox Mobile PA, a completely wireless system that delivers highly intelligible sound for large venues. The compact, battery-operated AirVox combines a master PA unit and two companion speakers to cover audiences of up to 3,000 people, without cords or complicated set-up. ... read more
AmpliVox Mega Hailer Achieves Outstanding Outdoor Sound Coverage
The new Mega Hailer from AmpliVox Sound Systems packs clear, powerful sound coverage in a compact, easily portable unit. This innovative PA is specially designed for outdoor events and venues, reaching audiences of up to 5,000 alone or 9,000 when paired with an optional wireless companion speaker. ... read more
New AmpliVox Rack Cabinets Store Components with Style and Security
AmpliVox Sound Systems now offers attractive rack cabinets that combine classic, elegant styling with convenience, mobility, and security. The new cabinets, available in 12U, 21U, and 30U, and laminate or wood veneer finishes, allow computer and control systems to be stored anywhere. ... read more
AmpliVox Introduces New Classroom Audio System Package
To meet the audio needs of small to medium-sized classrooms and conference rooms, AmpliVox Sound Systems now offers a comprehensive package of versatile sound products. AmpliVox’s new Classroom Audio System package combines a ceiling tile four-way speaker, a seven-channel mixer/amplifier, and a universal wireless microphone to provide 360 degrees of clear sound coverage. ... read more
AmpliVox Named Gold Medalist in 2017 ASTOR Awards
AmpliVox Sound Systems is proud to have been recognized with a Gold Award in the 2017 ASTOR Homeland Security Awards, sponsored by American Security Today magazine. AmpliVox’s Mity-Lite Plus Portable PA System was honored in the category for Best Risk/Crisis Management Solution. AmpliVox previously was an ASTOR winner in 2016, when its Radio Hailer was named Best Disaster Preparedness/Disaster Recovery System. ... read more
AmpliVox CEO Honored by Rotary Club
AmpliVox Sound Systems and its CEO Don Roth have been recognized with the 2017 Business Ethics Award, presented by the Rotary Club of Northbrook. The honor commends Roth for his active involvement in the community and his company’s generous donation of products to a wide range of charities. The award was announced on November 17 at the Rotary’s annual Diamonds and Denim Fundraising Auction. ... read more
AmpliVox Supports Grand Opening of Autism Spectrum Therapies Center
AmpliVox Sound Systems recently stepped up to help make the grand opening of a center for children with special needs a success. When Autism Spectrum Therapies opened its newest location in Northbrook, Illinois, AmpliVox provided a presentation lectern as well as sound system support for the ribbon-cutting ceremony, attended by community members and government dignitaries. ... read more
New AmpliVox Digital Audio Travel Partner Plus Offers Advanced Features, Enhanced Sound
AmpliVox Sound Systems has introduced a new upgraded version of its most powerful all-in-one PA system, offering more versatility, better battery efficiency, and impressive sound quality for large venues. The SW925 Digital Audio Travel Partner Plus can support wireless microphones, stream music from Bluetooth®-equipped devices, and pair with supplementary speakers to provide customized sound coverage for audiences up to 7500 people or areas up to 15,000 square feet. This all-in-one PA system accommodates up to four wireless microphones on its own, or up to seven when paired with a second wireless receiver like the AmpliVox S9190 Quad Wireless Receiver System. ... read more
Make Schools Safer with Portable Sound Systems Emergency Sound Equipment Provides Direction and Crowd Control
When emergencies arise in schools and other crowded areas, the first priority of administrators is to quickly move students and staff to places of safety. Whether the emergency is related to accidents, natural causes, or violence, panic and confusion greatly increases the risk of casualties. When public safety is on the line, it is vital that school leadership, security staff, and other first responders have the ability to clearly communicate with large groups of people on a moment’s notice. ... read more
AmpliVox Offers New Safety Sound Equipment Bundle
September is Disaster Preparedness Month, an opportunity for local governments, schools, businesses, and organizations to examine their emergency response plans. To promote safety in all these settings, AmpliVox Sound Systems now offers a cost-effective bundle package of two of its most versatile emergency sound products: the Safety Strobe Megaphone and LED Safety Wand Megaphone. ... read more
Portable Sound Systems Create New Options for Houses of Worship
Clear, powerful sound lies at the heart of most of the daily activities in your church. Consider the many situations where the ability to be heard is absolutely essential: a crowded service in the sanctuary, an engaging discussion in the fellowship hall, a busy Sunday School classroom, or a festive gathering outdoors. These are just a few examples of activities that are enhanced by convenient, easy-to-use portable sound systems. ... read more
Emergency Sound Equipment Provides Direction and Crowd Control
When emergencies arise in schools and other crowded areas, the first priority of administrators is to quickly move students and staff to places of safety. Whether the emergency is related to accidents, natural causes, or violence, panic and confusion greatly increases the risk of casualties. When public safety is on the line, it is vital that school leadership, security staff, and other first responders have the ability to clearly communicate with large groups of people on a moment’s notice. ... read more
New Quad Wireless Receiver from AmpliVox Controls Up to Four Microphones
AmpliVox Sound Systems has introduced a new microphone receiver system to manage up to four wireless microphones from a convenient, rack size unit. The new AmpliVox S9190 UHF Quad Wireless Microphone Receiver System offers four channels of uncompromising audio quality for any presentation setting. ... read more
AmpliVox New Mity-Lite Plus Portable PA Delivers Powerful Sound Anywhere
AmpliVox Sound Systems has introduced a re-designed, upgraded version of its Mity-Lite Portable PA System, adding new features for versatility and convenience. The compact 40-watt SW320 Mity-Lite Plus now supports two digital wireless microphones, allowing multiple presenters to be heard by audiences in rooms up to 1500 square feet. ... read more
AmpliVox Donation Supports Families of Fallen Police Officers
AmpliVox Sound Systems answered a call for help from Law Enforcement United and Concerns of Police Survivors (“C.O.P.S.”), a charity supporting families of fallen police officers. AmpliVox provided a new sound system for the organization’s annual golf outing, raising funds for counseling services, a summer camp, and retreats for family members who have lost a loved one in the line of duty. ... read more
AmpliVox Sound Systems Enhance Events for Community Historical Society
A commitment to community teamwork has enabled the Northbrook Historical Society to enhance its programming with top-quality sound equipment from AmpliVox Sound Systems. Thanks to a grant from the Northbrook Rotary Club and a generous discount from local business AmpliVox, the Historical Society now has a versatile wireless sound system for tours, fundraisers, meetings, and private events. ... read more
New AmpliVox ADA Compliant Lectern Accommodates All Presenters
AmpliVox Sound Systems leads the industry in producing stylish adjustable lecterns that function for speakers of any height. Now AmpliVox introduces its new ADA Sit-to-Stand Lectern SN3900, a unique presentation option that accommodates individuals who use wheelchairs as well as those who stand. ... read more
AmpliVox Technology Helps Engage Audiences for Celebration of Cultures
When the Village of Northbrook’s Community Relations Commission invited the public for a celebration of international cultures on April 23, AmpliVox Sound Systems donated its equipment and expertise to help make the event a success. Over 500 guests filled the large gym at the North Suburban YMCA, a space filled with food service, live performances, and conversation. In this lively, chaotic setting, portable PA systems from AmpliVox created clear, full-coverage sound for presentations, entertainment, and announcements. ... read more
AmpliVox Introduces Fitness and Waterproof Headset Packages
AmpliVox Sound Systems now offers fitness industry accessory packages, specially designed for aquatics and fitness instructors. Available in both waterproof and moisture-resistant styles, the new packages include headset microphones, transmitter beltpacks, and wireless transmitters to pair with AmpliVox’s SW915, SW800, SW610 and SW615 portable PA systems. These durable accessories allow teachers to lead large swim and exercise classes without vocal strain or worry about sweat or water damage. ... read more
AmpliVox Portable Systems Deliver Maximum Sound Coverage for YMCA Gala Charity Event
Sometimes, success creates its own challenges. For the North Suburban YMCA in Northbrook, Illinois, a booming turnout for its 2016 annual fundraising dinner in a cavernous banquet space meant that guests had a difficult time hearing presentations, announcements, and auction calls. The venue’s in-house system, while well-suited for background music, could not deliver the clarity of sound needed to reach an audience of hundreds of guests in a 27,800 square foot facility. Event organizers were determined to do better for the 2017 gala ... read more
AmpliVox Provides Sound Support for NAIA Indoor Track & Field Championships
AmpliVox Sound Systems was a proud sponsor of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) 2017 Indoor Track & Field National Championships, held March 2-4 at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee. The NAIA is a governing body of small sports programs, providing college athletics opportunities for over 60,000 students every year. ... read more
AmpliVox Radio Hailer Chosen as Top Mass Notification System by Government Security News
AmpliVox Sound Systems is proud to announce that its Radio Hailer has been selected as a winner in the 2016 Government Security News Homeland Security Awards Program, in the category of Mass Notification System. The Radio Hailer was also a finalist in the Acoustic Hailer product category. ... read more
AmpliVox Wins Top Honors for Disaster Communication System
AmpliVox Sound Systems has been honored as a Platinum Award Winner in the Homeland Security Awards sponsored by American Security Today magazine. AmpliVox’s Radio Hailer received the ASTOR Award as the Best Disaster Preparedness/Disaster Recovery System. The award will be presented on November 16 at the 2016 ISC East Show in New York City. ... read more
AmpliVox Half-Mile Hailers Provide Ultimate Sound Coverage for Emergencies
For clear communication over large areas, AmpliVox Sound Systems offers the Hailer line of weatherproof, long-range portable sound systems. AmpliVox’s versatile Half-Mile Hailer can be set up in seconds, delivering powerful sound for officers directing response teams or crowds of civilians. ... read more
AmpliVox Megaphones Deliver Powerful Grab-and-Go Sound for Law Enforcement
For reliable sound amplification that is ready to go at a moment’s notice, police departments trust megaphones from AmpliVox Sound Systems. AmpliVox’s selection of megaphone products offer a range of specialized features for clear communication under any conditions. ... read more
AmpliVox Donation Boosts Parking Lot Safety for Local High School
Like many schools around the country, Glenbrook North High School in Northbrook, Illinois is a busy place long after the school day ends. Extracurricular activities and sporting events attract thousands of visitors every month, often leading to packed parking lots and congested traffic. Northbrook-based AmpliVox Sound Systems has stepped up to help, donating its innovative Safety Wand Megaphones to improve traffic flow and safety for drivers, pedestrians, and school traffic officers. ... read more
AmpliVox Recommends Sound Systems to Support Emergency Preparedness
The Department of Homeland Security and other government agencies recognize September as National Emergency Preparedness Month, encouraging all communities and organizations to plan ahead for crisis management. AmpliVox Sound Systems supports this initiative with recommendations for affordable, versatile sound systems that improve communication in the wake of any type of disaster. ... read more
Boost the Power of Your Presentations: Multimedia Furniture and Portable Sound Equipment for Business
Public speaking, whether to small groups or huge audiences, is an essential skill for all types of business people. Presentations communicate your company’s message through the spoken word, enhanced by graphics, music, and other multimedia. It can be intimidating for anyone - but having the right equipment makes it much more manageable. ... read more
Communication Cuts Through Chaos for Better Public Safety
When emergencies arise in crowded areas, the first priority of first responders is to quickly move civilians to places of safety. Whether the emergency is related to accidents, natural causes, criminal activity, or terrorist violence, panic and confusion in the crowd can greatly increase the risk of casualties. When public safety is on the line, it is vital that law enforcement, fire departments, and other emergency responders have the ability to clearly communicate with large groups of people on a moment’s notice. ... read more
Developing Height Adjustable Furniture for ADA Accessibility and Personal Convenience
The Americans with Disabilities Act, passed in 1990, requires employers to provide accommodations for employees and guests who have physical challenges. Part of the requirement involves making facilities accessible for those with mobility issues, including individuals using wheelchairs. These rules are particularly relevant to government agencies that must follow ADA guidelines as well as mandatory purchasing rules. ... read more
Coaches Communicate Better with Versatile Sound System Support
Every coach knows that good communication is essential to success. Whether you’re advising in a huddle or shouting from the sidelines, reliable communication enables your athletes to execute and achieve. The need for communication also extends beyond the team to staff and spectators for effective, safe event management. Anyone who has nursed a hoarse post-game throat knows just how strenuous it can be. ... read more
AmpliVox Megaphone Donation Supports Yellowstone Foundation
The Yellowstone Park Foundation (“YPF”), the official fundraising partner of Yellowstone National Park, has received a new AmpliVox Mity-Meg Megaphone and BeltBlaster Pro Waistband Amplifier to support its events. AmpliVox donated the sound equipment as part of its ongoing Community Contribution Club program, an initiative to support worthy organizations with product donations that fill specific needs. ... read more
AmpliVox Sound Systems Donation Sends Healing Support to Sandy Hook Community
As part of its ongoing Community Connection Donation Program, AmpliVox Sound Systems has donated a variety of its top-rated products to the Healing Newtown program in Newtown, Connecticut. This innovative grassroots program seeks to help the residents of Newtown recover from the trauma of the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting in 2012. ... read more
AmpliVox Sound Systems Recognized by U.S. Congress
AmpliVox Sound Systems has been honored with special recognition on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, applauded for its success as a small business and its commitment to community involvement. Bob Dold, representative for the 10th District of Illinois, commended AmpliVox on February 29, 2016 during a public session and his remarks were entered into the Congressional Record. ... read more
AmpliVox Curved Acrylic Truss Lectern Delivers Distinctive and Elegant Style
For a uniquely contemporary look with a nod to industrial style, AmpliVox introduces its Curved Acrylic Truss Lectern SN3186. This dramatic presentation lectern combines a crystal-clear acrylic reading surface with a curved stainless steel base, featuring a dynamic truss pattern. The resulting design complements modern décor in houses of worship, hotels, conference rooms, lecture halls, convention centers, and higher education settings. ... read more
New AmpliVox Acrylic Anodized Aluminum Column Arc Lectern Delivers Elegant Minimalist Style
For the ultimate in streamlined, modern style, AmpliVox is proud to introduce its new Acrylic Anodized Aluminum Column Arc Lectern. This sleek presentation lectern provides an ample reading surface supported by a graceful curving metal base, in gleaming materials that complement any contemporary setting. With a minimal footprint, it creates a dramatic focal point for presentations in houses of worship, hotels, meeting rooms, corporations, and higher education settings. ... read more
New AmpliVox ADA Compliant Lectern Accommodates All Presenters
AmpliVox Sound Systems leads the industry in producing stylish adjustable lecterns that function for speakers of any height. Now AmpliVox introduces its new ADA Compliant Lectern SN3900, a unique presentation option that accommodates individuals who use wheelchairs as well as those who stand. ... read more
New Full Height Wood Lectern from AmpliVox Fits Every Style and Budget
AmpliVox Sound Systems has added a new full-size standing lectern to its collection of presentation furniture, providing an economical and versatile option for any venue or budget. AmpliVox’s Full Height Wood Lectern W/S/SW280, available with or without an integrated sound system, delivers clean, classic style that works in any décor. ... read more
AmpliVox Sound Systems Adds Upgrades to Versatile Audio Portable Buddy PA
AmpliVox Sound Systems has updated its popular Audio Portable Buddy PA system, adding features that enhance presentations with music and other media. This complete presentation system in a compact carry case has been significantly redesigned and upgraded in appearance and performance, adding Bluetooth connectivity and dual wireless microphone capability. These improvements add a new dimension to a sound system recognized for its portability, convenience, and effectiveness. ... read more
AmpliVox Introduces New Collaboration Huddle Table with Technology Support Features
AmpliVox Sound Systems brings its expertise in commercial integration to the meeting room with its new, made in the USA, Collaboration Huddle Table CT4880. This affordable and durable table for conference rooms and other meeting spaces offers built-in power receptacles as well as an optional table-mount stand for digital monitors. In addition, the streamlined design of the Collaboration Huddle Table is ADA Standards for Accessible Design compliant, comfortably accommodating users in wheelchairs and allowing ample knee clearance. ... read more
New Power Pod PA from AmpliVox Delivers Powerful Sound On the Go
AmpliVox Sound Systems introduces its new Power Pod PA SW245, an ultra-compact audio unit designed for versatility and durability. Weighing just six pounds, this powerful 50-watt PA brings clear sound to classrooms, tour groups, playgrounds, and meetings with audiences up to 300 people. It offers the ultimate in flexibility with a rechargeable battery that runs for up to eight hours and a wireless microphone range of up to 100 feet. ... read more
New Mega Hailer from AmpliVox Delivers Clear Sound Over Vast Spaces
AmpliVox Sound Systems has introduced a new upgraded version of its popular Half-Mile Hailer sound systems, designed to fulfill general public address applications in spaces without an existing PA. The new Mega Hailer 680 Mobile PA features an upgraded appearance for indoor or outdoor use, with an attractive weatherproof enclosed housing and greatly enhanced sound fidelity and coverage. Totally portable and extremely durable, the Mega Hailer can be set up in moments for sports venues, outdoor events, emergency responses, and a wide variety of other uses. ... read more
AmpliVox Digital Audio Travel Partner Delivers Whenever, Wherever You Need It
We all need a partner we can trust – to face challenges with us, rise to the occasion, and come through in the clutch. When you’re going in front of an audience, AmpliVox has the partner you need: the SW915 Digital Audio Travel Partner all-in-one sound system. ... read more
Carry Your Message to Every Listener with Versatile Sound Systems from AmpliVox
You’ve worked long and hard on your big presentation. Hours of research, writing, and practice have come down to this morning’s meeting. You switch on the projector, take a deep breath, step out in front of the audience – and before you get to your second sentence, you hear an irritated voice from the back of the room yell, “Speak up!” Game over. ... read more
AmpliVox Visionary Lectern Makes Graphic Displays Easy and Attractive
To simplify multimedia presentations in small venues, AmpliVox Sound Systems proudly offers the Visionary Lectern, a dynamic vehicle for presentations in any boardroom, classroom, training room, or hotel meeting room. The Visionary Lectern eliminates the need for cumbersome projectors and screens, with an integrated front-panel LCD screen that can be used to display Power Point presentations, photos, videos, or company logos. The screen is programmed directly through connections to the user’s laptop or tablet, keeping the interface easy and seamless. ... read more
AmpliVox Gift to American Red Cross Provides Megaphones for Disaster Teams
To enhance communication at disaster scenes and other vital operations, AmpliVox Sound Systems is providing its signature Mity-Meg Rechargeable Megaphones to the American Red Cross. AmpliVox has donated twelve of the versatile portable sound systems, ten for disaster relief teams and two for Red Cross events sponsored by its Communications Department. ... read more
Designed for FBI Director, AmpliVox Patriot Lectern Delivers Elegant Style with Height Adjustability
When Federal Bureau of Investigations Director James B. Comey wanted a lectern to complement the dignity of his official presentations, he turned to AmpliVox Sound Systems for a customized, height-adjustable option. Now AmpliVox offers the versatile and elegant Patriot Height Adjustable Lectern as part of its extensive line of presentation furniture. The 3040A/3045A Patriot Lectern combines classic style with a smooth, silent electric lift mechanism, allowing the lectern’s work surface to be set at any height from 36 to 56 inches with just the touch of a button. ... read more
Versatile and Stylish Lecterns from AmpliVox Make a Statement in Restaurants
Restaurant owners spend countless hours considering the furniture choices for their dining rooms. However, before customers sit down to eat, they make judgments on the quality of the restaurant based on their first points of contact: the valet stand and the host station. AmpliVox Sound Systems offers a variety of furniture options for these vital purposes, to establish the positive first impression that customers appreciate. ... read more
Multipurpose Safety Wand Megaphone from AmpliVox Enhances Crowd Control
When directing large groups of people in motion, effective communication is essential to ensure safety. AmpliVox Sound Systems’ S606 Safety Wand Megaphone gives police officers, fire departments, emergency medical technicians, and other first responders the tools to communicate quickly and clearly. This all-in-one crowd control baton with a built-in megaphone is also an excellent choice for parking attendants and security officers at sporting events, concerts, and other large venues. ... read more
AmpliVox Sound Systems Honored as Business of the Year
The Northbrook Chamber of Commerce has named AmpliVox Sound Systems as its Business of the Year for 2016, in recognition of the company’s business success. Don Roth, AmpliVox’s owner CEO, will be presented with the award at the Chamber’s Annual Dinner & Meeting on Monday, February 22, 2016. ... read more
New Sentry Workstation from AmpliVox with Height-Adjustable Work Surface Creates Instant Security Checkpoint
AmpliVox Sound Systems proudly introduces its new W480 Sentry Security Workstation, a mobile and durable lectern-style stand that establishes an impressive security checkpoint whenever and wherever needed. It features a unique height-adjustable work surface to make it comfortable and functional for any users of any height, and can be set for either standing or sitting as needed. ... read more
AmpliVox Introduces its First Waterproof “Made in USA” Megaphone
For powerful sound coverage that stands up to water, dust, heat, and cold, AmpliVox Sound Systems proudly introduces the new Made in the USA Pro Marine Megaphone, model WP609R. This unique megaphone, the only product of its kind made in America, can go anywhere on land or water with its rechargeable battery pack and state-of-the-art design that makes it completely waterproof and dustproof. Its rugged, military-tough construction provides reliable communication for industrial, fire and rescue, law enforcement, public safety, military, boating, water sports, and outdoor recreation settings, as well as any disaster or emergency situations. ... read more
AmpliVox Supports Boys & Girls Clubs with Sound Equipment Donation
As part of its mission to promote community organizations, AmpliVox Sound Systems has partnered with Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago to provide top-quality AmpliVox megaphones for club programs and activities. AmpliVox donated 10 of its S602R Mity-Meg rechargeable megaphones to the James Jordan Boys & Girls Club which will be put to use in clubs around the city for sports, social events, and other activities. ... read more
New Portable Valet Podium from AmpliVox Enhances Curb Appeal and Security
For many businesses, the first customer point of contact happens outside the front door when drivers pull up to the valet stand. To make that first impression inspire confidence, AmpliVox Sound Systems proudly introduces its all-new Portable Valet Podium, a mobile stand that provides an attractive, secure, and durable center for valet services. Constructed of welded steel with zinc hardware and a durable, scratch-resistant textured black powder coat finish, the customizable Valet Podium raises the bar for restaurants, hotels, country clubs, offices, and other venues that rely on valet service for customers. ... read more
Fallen Marines and Sailor Honored with Help from AmpliVox Sound Systems
US Marines, Naval Officers, veterans and community members gathered on July 25 at Fort Sheridan, Illinois for a somber and dignified ceremony in memory of armed forces members killed by a gunman in Chattanooga, Tennessee. They were joined by 10th District Congressman Bob Dold, who came to honor the four marines and one sailor who died at the Chattanooga Navy Reserve Center on July 16, 2015. The outdoor service was enhanced by the use of a portable PA from AmpliVox Sound Systems, based in nearby Northbrook, Illinois. ... read more
AmpliVox Gets Moment in the Spotlight on “America’s Got Talent”
For Don Roth, CEO of Northbrook-based AmpliVox, it is always a treat to see his company’s products pop up in unexpected places. A few months ago, his phone started ringing when friends saw an AmpliVox megaphone being used to guide daredevil Nick Wallenda on his blindfolded tightrope walk between Chicago’s Marina Towers. Then on July 22, a similar megaphone was spotted on the NBC-TV’s “America’s Got Talent.” In a short clip, a product staff member uses the AmpliVox Mity-Meg to deliver instructions to hundreds of contestants as they wait to audition. That same week, a similar megaphone was pictured in a local paper being used at a community sidewalk sale. ... read more
AmpliVox Showcases Diverse Products in 2015-16 Catalog
AmpliVox Sound Systems has released its comprehensive product catalog for 2015-16, featuring new items and upgrades to its expansive lines of sound systems, presentation furniture, and related accessories. The catalog, available as a pdf on the AmpliVox website, contains over 50 pages of detailed product descriptions and photos along with helpful comparison guides to simplify product selection. ... read more
New AmpliVox Mity-Lite PA Goes Anywhere with Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery
AmpliVox Sound Systems is proud to introduce its new SW300 Mity-Lite PA system, a compact PA that maximizes portability and versatility for rooms up to 1500 square feet and audiences of up to 350. Weighing only 6.5 pounds, the Mity-Lite can be placed on a tripod or simply worn on a shoulder strap to take powerful, clear 35W sound anywhere. It runs on an AmpliVox-exclusive rechargeable lithium-ion battery for up to ten hours of use time. ... read more
AmpliVox BeltBlaster Sound System Helps Parkinson’s Sufferers Raise their Voices
Ron Stelzer knows the challenges of Parkinson’s Disease all too well. Diagnosed with the neurological disorder in 2007, Stelzer has had to deal with a range of difficult symptoms, including problems with the volume and intelligibility of his speech. Fortunately, as CFO of AmpliVox Sound Systems, Stelzer had access to experts in the science of helping people’s voices be heard. AmpliVox sound technicians worked with Stelzer to adapt the company’s S207 BeltBlaster Voice Booster to amplify and clarify his voice with a wearable mini-PA that goes anywhere. ... read more
AmpliVox Mobile Event Booth Attracts Attention with Eye-Catching Display and Sound
AmpliVox proudly introduces its new Mobile Event Booth, an all-in-one promotional center that makes a bold statement with digital media displays. The Mobile Event Booth takes a great step up from traditional information booths, replacing drab signage with integrated graphic panels and an overhead computer monitor or flat screen TV. The Mobile Event Booth delivers a powerful impact at activity fairs, sporting events, conferences, and other venues, in an easy-to-move unit that can be used indoors or out. ... read more
AmpliVox Exhibits Innovative Sound and Presentation Products at InfoComm 2015
With a variety of new sound and presentation product innovations to showcase, AmpliVox Sound Systems will be an exhibitor at InfoComm 2015 in Orlando, Florida from June 13 to 19. InfoComm is the world’s largest trade event for AV professionals, and AmpliVox returns to the show as a major presence with new portable sound system improvements, specialized outdoor sound equipment, presentation lecterns, and integrated multimedia furniture. ... read more
AmpliVox Patriot Lectern Delivers Elegant Style with Height Adjustability
AmpliVox Sound Systems’s Patriot Lectern has been an established choice for the most dignified presentation settings, including the Central Intelligence Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigations, and even The White House. Now AmpliVox proudly introduces a new height-adjustable version of this elegant lectern, bringing it a new level of versatility while preserving its classic style. The 3045A Patriot Lectern is equipped with a push button, electric silent lift mechanism that adjusts the working surface height from 36 to 56 inches and any height in between. ... read more
AmpliVox Sound Systems Products to be Featured by Warehouse Direct
AmpliVox Sound Systems is proud to announce that its products will now be available through Warehouse Direct, the largest dealer of office supplies and furniture in the Midwest. Warehouse Direct will offer a wide variety of AmpliVox products including portable sound systems, lecterns, and integrated multimedia presentation furniture. ... read more
AmpliVox Sound Cruisers Take Sound Power to the Streets and Beyond
For events that require top-quality audio projection on the road or on the water, AmpliVox Sound Systems offers its Sound Cruiser PA systems. These durable horn PA systems mount to the roof of cars, trucks, golf carts, emergency vehicles, construction equipment, boats, or other vehicles with non-marring suction cups and straps, and deliver clear sound that covers a range of up to a half-mile and outdoor audiences of up to 3,000 people. ... read more
Contemporary Lecterns from AmpliVox Emphasize Elegance and Versatility
Matching attractive form to versatile function, AmpliVox Sound Systems offers the elegant Contemporary series of lecterns that complement any décor. Perfect for houses of worship, hotels, corporate training settings, and other distinguished settings, AmpliVox’s Contemporary Lecterns are available in a variety of finishes and styles with options for customization. Additionally, the high quality of its component materials ensures that each lectern will maintain its beauty and integrity through years of frequent use. ... read more
Community Joins in Black History Month Event with Help from AmpliVox Sound Systems
In observance of Black History Month, the Northbrook Community Relations Commission sponsored a free public event on February 21 at the North Suburban YMCA featuring the Jackie Robinson West Little League Team. Over 300 guests, many of them children in baseball jerseys, gathered in the Y’s large gymnasium to share in an informal lunch and a Q&A session with JRW players. To make sure that all the participants could hear and enjoy the full presentation, planners turned to locally-based AmpliVox Sound Systems for audio equipment to meet the demands of this unique event. ... read more
AmpliVox Outdoor Speakers Raise the Bar for Durability and Sound Clarity
When choosing speakers to project public address system broadcasts, two qualities are of paramount importance: sound clarity and durability. AmpliVox Sound Systems meets the highest standards of each with its indoor/outdoor PA speaker products, the S1270 Paging Power Horn and the S1271 Line Transformer PA Speaker. Each of these AmpliVox speakers offer excellent sound quality and intelligibility for PA announcements, and each can withstand all weather conditions. ... read more
AmpliVox All-Weather Hailer Provides Emergency Sound Under Any Conditions
For emergency response teams or anyone needing to transmit announcements under challenging conditions, AmpliVox proudly offers its SW6240 All-Weather Hailer System. This rugged, portable system can easily be set up by one person and put into service anywhere, regardless of rough terrain or harsh weather. Combined with two-way MURS radios, the system can be used to broadcast messages from up to two miles away. ... read more
AmpliVox Maximizes Portable Outdoor Sound with New Mobile Line Array Hailer System
AmpliVox Sound Systems is proud to introduce a new addition to its line of outstanding Hailer portable sound products. The AmpliVox SW664 Mobile Line Array Hailer System delivers powerful sound amplification for large outdoor venues in a portable, totally wireless package. Perfect for athletic fields, job sites, parks, fairgrounds, and other open-air venues, this new system brings all the features of a top-quality PA system with sound coverage of up to one mile. It also can be used in especially loud indoor facilities like manufacturing plants, or carried to disaster sites to support emergency response teams. ... read more
ABC-7 Chicago Creates a Dignified Setting for Televised Chicago Mayoral Debate with AmpliVox Lecterns
The five main candidates for Mayor of Chicago joined in their first formal televised debate on February 6, and lecterns from AmpliVox Sound Systems were front and center for this landmark election event. AmpliVox’s SN3100 Contemporary Lectern was chosen by the design team at WLS-TV, the host of the debate, to establish an elegant tone for the staging of the event. ... read more
AmpliVox Announces First Winners in 10-Week Dealer Contest
AmpliVox Sound Systems has awarded the first two of ten weekly prizes in its dealer incentive contest, ongoing through March 14. The contest encourages dealers to make full use of AmpliVox’s versatile YouTube channel as a sales resource. For the 10-week contest period, dealers who embed AmpliVox videos on their websites will be eligible to win valuable prizes, while also gaining the advantage of AmpliVox’s instructive content to share with customers. In the first week of the contest, All Pro Sound received a $100 gift card in AmpliVox’s random drawing, followed in the second week by Markertek. ... read more
AmpliVox Lecterns Take Spotlight at 2015 Florida Educational Technology Conference
AmpliVox Sound Systems is proud to be selected as Technology Sponsor for Lecterns at the Florida Educational Technology Conference (FETC), which took place in Orlando, Florida in January 2015. AmpliVox’s SN3250 Pinnacle Multimedia Lecterns were used in the exhibit halls, show floor, theater, lobby, and meeting rooms during the four-day event, where thousands of education professionals gathered to explore the best innovations in educational technology. ... read more
AmpliVox Supports Celebrity Catwalk Fundraisers for Animal Welfare
AmpliVox Sound Systems will be at the center of the action at the February 14 Fire & Ice Gala to support animal welfare agencies. This exciting event, one of many presented by Celebrity Catwalk in New York City, will welcome several television personalities for a glamorous afternoon brunch and meet-and-greet with guests. AmpliVox is proud to donate its top quality portable sound system, the Titan SW800, to Celebrity Catwalk for this event and others like it. ... read more
AmpliVox Portable Sound Systems and Lecterns Now Stream Music with Wireless Bluetooth™ Connectivity
AmpliVox Sound Systems announces that as of January 2015, most of its portable PA systems will be upgraded to include Bluetooth™ wireless connectivity at no additional charge. The addition of Bluetooth™ technology as a standard feature will allow users to stream music and other audio directly from any Bluetooth™ enabled smartphone, tablet, computer, or other device. Bluetooth™ enhanced products will include AmpliVox’s SW800 Titan Portable PA, SW915 Digital Audio Travel Partner. The SW720 Wireless PA System will be available with standard Bluetooth™ later in 2015. In addition, AmpliVox will now offer standard Bluetooth™ on many of its most popular sound-equipped lecterns. ... read more
AmpliVox Sound Systems CEO Selected for National Church Goods Association
Don Roth, CEO of AmpliVox Sound Systems, has been accepted for membership by the National Church Goods Association (“NCGA”). AmpliVox was selected in recognition of its wide variety of products for religious settings, including attractive acrylic lecterns, wired-in speakers for sanctuaries and narthexes, and portable sound systems for fellowship halls, outdoor activities, and other spaces. NCGA brings together suppliers and dealers of a wide variety of products for religious settings, facilitating innovative solutions to serve the needs of churches and other institutions. ... read more
AmpliVox Announces Dealer Contest to Promote Video Sales Resource
AmpliVox Sound Systems has launched an incentive contest that encourages dealers to make full use of AmpliVox’s versatile YouTube channel as a sales resource. For the 10-week contest period, dealers who embed AmpliVox videos on their websites will be eligible to win valuable prizes, while also gaining the advantage of AmpliVox’s instructive content to share with customers. ... read more
AmpliVox Donation Promotes Business Education Program for Veterans
The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Governors State University (“SBDC – GSU”) presented its annual Veteran’s Entrepreneurial Boot Camp on November 13, supported by a significant donation of sound equipment by AmpliVox Sound Systems. AmpliVox donated portable PA systems valued at approximately $10,000, which carried the presentations of business experts with perfect clarity to over 150 attendees. The Boot Camp, offered free of charge to veterans, provided a full day of training sessions on business ownership as well as networking opportunities. ... read more
AmpliVox Receives 2014 Hero Award from Special Olympics Illinois
AmpliVox Sound Systems has been honored by Special Olympics Illinois (“SOILL”) with the 2014 Maggiano’s Hero Award, in recognition of AmpliVox’s donation of portable PA systems to all of SOILL’s area and statewide offices. Don Roth, Amplivox’s CEO, participated in the annual awards dinner at Maggiano’s Little Italy restaurant in Schaumburg, Illinois, on November 20. ... read more
AmpliVox Mity-Meg Guides Wallenda to Success in Chicago High Wire Adventure
Daredevil Nik Wallenda captured the attention and imagination of the world on Sunday, November 2 with his dazzling tightrope walk that traversed the Chicago skyline. In the process, he relied on a product with deep roots in the Chicago area: a megaphone manufactured by AmpliVox Sound Systems of Northbrook that Wallenda’s father used through the harrowing blindfolded portion of his death-defying stunt. ... read more
Storytellers Engage Imaginations with Help from AmpliVox Sound Systems
When storytellers Darlene and Larry Neumann connect with an audience, they have the power to transport imaginations and inspire spirits. They share stories and songs from their personal family experiences, as well as traditional tales from around the world. The Neumanns, who perform as “Two Voices Storytelling,” share their stories with audiences of all ages in a wide range of venues. In order to bring their traditional tales to life in word and song, they rely on Amplivox Sound Systems for perfect clarity, amplification, and versatility. ... read more
AmpliVox Rolls Out Major Upgrade in Audio Power and Versatility of Integrated Multimedia Lecterns
AmpliVox Sound Systems has unveiled major upgrades to over 15 of its popular integrated multimedia lectern products, equipping them with 150 watt digital amplifiers. An upgrade from the 50W amps in previous models, the new amplifier delivers greater sound dispersion and coverage with improved voice clarity and richness. The new lecterns also offer new connectivity and control features, adding versatility and power to many of AmpliVox’s most attractive lecterns for education, training, conference events, corporate meeting rooms, hotels, houses of worship, and other presentation settings. AmpliVox offers a detailed product comparison guide on its website to assist dealers and customers with selections. ... read more
AmpliVox Supports Veterans with Entrepreneurial Boot Camp Sponsorship
In support of military veterans, AmpliVox Sound Systems has signed on as a sponsor of the Veteran’s Entrepreneurial Boot Camp, to be presented by the Illinois Small Business Development Center at Governors State University (“SBDC at GSU”) on November 13, 2014. AmpliVox will provide sound systems and multimedia presentation equipment for the full-day event, ensuring that all attendees will be able to benefit from the event’s wide range of educational workshops. The workshop events will have the use of the AmpliVox SW800 and SW720 wireless portable PA systems. ... read more
AmpliVox CEO Recognized for Regional Spirit in Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards
Don Roth, CEO of Northbrook-based AmpliVox Sound Systems, is among the honorees of the 2014 Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards sponsored by The Daily Herald Business Ledger. Roth received a “Regional Spirit” award, which The Business Ledger’s website describes as recognizing suburban Chicago entrepreneurs who “demonstrate commitment to the growth and well-being of the region through outstanding corporate citizenship and promotion of regional ties.” ... read more
Park Districts Promote Recreation and Programs with AmpliVox Sound Systems
Across America, park districts and other public recreation agencies have needs for sound equipment, emergency management tools, or presentation lecterns. AmpliVox Sound Systems is proud to meet those needs with top-quality products that deliver crystal-clear sound amplification, excellent durability, and attractive styling to complement any setting. ... read more
Government Agencies Promote Efforts with AmpliVox Sound Systems
Whether they represent local, state, or national interests, most government agencies have needs for sound equipment, emergency management tools, or presentation lecterns. AmpliVox Sound Systems is proud to meet those needs with top-quality products that deliver crystal-clear sound amplification, excellent durability, and attractive styling to complement any setting. ... read more
Standing Together -- Corporate Commitment Strengthens Business Purpose
Don Roth, CEO of AmpliVox Sound Systems, explains why his company actively supports non-profits in its local community and around the nation.

"What is the use of a fine house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?" – Henry David Thoreau, Letter to H.G.O. Blake, 1860. ... read more
Integrate High-Performance Sound Using AmpliVox Line Array Speakers
AmpliVox’s deep understanding of the audiovisual needs of multiple industries has led to the efficient design of their Line Array Speakers. These speakers are ideal for integrating into today’s many space-intensive applications. They provide clear, high-performance sound for permanent installations or mobile cart applications. They can be used vertically or horizontally. Their price point enhances budget management. And, they reflect AmpliVox’s legendary performance and quality in design, construction, and customer support. ... read more
AmpliVox Launches Online Video Playlist for Dealers
AmpliVox Sound Systems has released a new series of YouTube videos, designed to introduce AmpliVox’s wide-ranging product line to dealers and consumers. The Dealer Video Playlist showcases the features of AmpliVox lecterns, sound systems, and megaphones, with advice on choosing the best product for specific settings and applications. ... read more
AmpliVox Makes Sound Control Simple with Innovative Duo Tandem Line Array Soundbar
AmpliVox Sound Systems proudly introduces a new two-module configuration of its popular Line Array Soundbar system, achieving brilliant sound quality in a compact, user-friendly package. With the two-piece design of the Duo Tandem Line Array Soundbar, presenters can position the rack-mounted speaker module of the system to face the audience and also position the amplifier module with its controls at the presenter’s fingertips. ... read more
AmpliVox Delivers “14 for 2014” with New Products, Major Upgrades
AmpliVox Sound Systems has launched a range of innovative products, enhanced features, and versatile accessory packages in its line of top quality sound systems and AV presentation furniture. The “14 for 2014” collection will be showcased at InfoComm 2014 in Las Vegas from June 18-20. ... read more
AmpliVox Sound System Donation Supports Special Olympics
AmpliVox Sound Systems has made a major sponsorship donation of portable sound equipment to each of the eighteen Areas of Special Olympics Illinois and supporting three Special Olympics Chapter events taking place throughout 2014. AmpliVox is supplying Half-Mile Hailer sound systems valued at $35,000 MSRP to the eighteen Area Offices of Special Olympics Illinois, for use in crowd management, awards ceremonies, and communication during a variety of events including the annual Windy City Rubber Ducky Derby, Law Enforcement Torch Run Plane Pull, and Summer Games ... read more
AmpliVox Safety Wand Megaphone Combines Essential Crowd Control Functions in Single Unit
Safe traffic direction is a complicated operation, requiring quick, clear communication between the traffic officer and masses of people in motion. To improve the efficiency and safety of that process, AmpliVox Sound Systems proudly introduces the innovative Safety Wand Megaphone, an all-in-one traffic control baton with a built-in megaphone function. ... read more
AmpliVox Partners with National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
In a continuous effort to support positive ideals in America, AmpliVox Sound Systems recently sponsored the Indoor Track & Field National Championships last week in Geneva, Ohio which were hosted by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). The NAIA is a governing body of small athletic programs that are dedicated to character-driven intercollegiate athletics through their "Champions of Character" program. Each year more than 60,000 student-athletes have the opportunity to play college sports at NAIA member institutions. ... read more
AmpliVox Launches '14 for 2014' Additions to Product Line
AmpliVox Sound Systems announced a major expansion of its product line for 2014, with innovative additions to its collection of top-quality sound equipment and presentation furniture. Many of the "14 for 2014" collection of products are designed to integrate multimedia accessories and high tech audio with attractive lecterns and audio systems, to make presentation delivery simple, seamless, and effective. Others enhance safety and crowd control with versatile multi-function designs. ... read more
AmpliVox Supplies Innovative Two-Piece Integrated Line Array Sound Bar PA System for Marvel Presentation Carts
AmpliVox Sound Systems has been selected as the exclusive supplier of integrated, rack-mounted sound equipment for The Marvel Group's Vizion presentation furniture line. AmpliVox designed a revolutionary two-piece version of its popular Line Array Sound Bar PA System for the Marvel application, placing the controls for the sound system conveniently at the presenter's fingertips. ... read more
AmpliVox Portable Sound Systems Now Stream Music with Wireless Bluetooth® Connectivity
AmpliVox Sound Systems has added top-quality Bluetooth® connectivity as a standard feature to its popular SW800 Titan Wireless Portable PA, enabling users to stream music and other audio directly from any Bluetooth® enabled smartphone, tablet, computer, or other device. The streaming technology will also be available as an option on AmpliVox's SW915 Digital Audio Travel Partner and SW720 Wireless Portable PA System. These upgrades add another dimension of functionality to these versatile portable sound systems to make presetnations more dynamic, engaging, and entertaining. ... read more
AmpliVox Donation Promotes Inspirational Safe Driving Message
As part of its ongoing efforts to support positive messages in communities around the nation, AmpliVox Sound Systems recently donated a versatile portable sound system to inspirational speaker Dennis Mitchell and his Safe Driving for Teens program. AmpliVox is proud to support Mitchell in his mission to educate young people about positive choices, safe driving, and empowerment. ... read more
Legacy of 2013 Innovations Continues to Drive AmpliVox in 2014
AmpliVox Sound Systems finished 2013 with an impressive list of product introductions and improvements over the preceding 12 months. The innovations affected items in virtually all of AmpliVox's product areas, including presentation lecterns, portable PA systems, megaphones, and other audio equipment. AmpliVox also partnered with several firms to integrate AmpliVox speakers with presentation technology from other manufacturers. AmpliVox plans to continue its development of new and updated products throughout 2014. ... read more
New AmpliVox Multimedia Presentation Furniture Integrates Technology in Style
AmpliVox Sound Systems is proud to unveil a new line of multimedia presentation furniture, designed to enhance any presentation through the integration of cutting-edge technology. These new multimedia options and accessories help presenters stay organized and keep all their technology devices at their fingertips. The lecterns combine quality standard features with a broad range of available options for greater ability to customize to the presenter's needs. The multimedia furniture line includes 11 different product styles, allowing for a perfect fit of technology application to presentation setting. ... read more
Presenting the Case: Lecterns and Sound Systems for Health Care Settings
Hospitals are unique institutions. Far more than just buildings where doctors treat patients, hospitals and other health care facilities are microcosm communities with sectors dedicated to education, business, entertainment and even spirtual functions. In these contexts, hospital spaces frequently become presentation venues for groups of various sizes and purposes. The right presentation equipment, including appropriate lecterns, sound systems, and other presentation tools, provides the foundation for effective communication in any of these settings. ... read more
AmpliVox Portable Sound Equipment for Auctioneers Saves Voices, Raises Sales
Auctions take place in perhaps the most diverse range of settings possible. From hushed art galleries to elegant charity diners to dusty cattleyards, auctioneers orchestrate the sale of goods for the highest possible price through their power to generate interest and enthusiasm amongst potential bidders. ... read more
AmpliVox Lithium-Ion Internal Rechargeable Megaphones Lead Industry for Battery Life
AmpliVox Sound Systems announces that its exclusive internal Rechargeable Megaphone Battery Pack has been confirmed to maintain a full charge for over a year of idle time. AmpiVox's revolutionary lithium-ion battery pack, the first of its kind in a megaphone, will now be available in the company's S602 and S602M megaphone products. ... read more
Your Restaurant's Front Line: Versatile Lecterns Fit the Bill for Host Stands and More
Everyone understands the incomparable value of a positive first impression. This is especially relevant in the restaurant industry, where the relationship with customers begins the moment they enter. What’s the one piece of equipment in your restaurant that virtually everyone encounters? It’s the host stand, where your staff greets each customer and sets the tone for the entire dining experience. A poor first impression at that encounter can lead to the new customer heading right back out the door. ... read more
AmpliVox Introduces Customized Military Multimedia Lecterns
AmpliVox Sound Systems proudly announces that its popular Pinnacle multimedia lectern is now available with customized logos and colors for the five branches of the US Armed Services. These high-performance presentation lecterns combine elegant style with durable construction to fit any setting, indoors or out. ... read more
AmpliVox Boombox Offers Versatility in Multi-Media Player/Recorder
Addressing the need to support aging technology with top-quality sound, AmpliVox Sound Systems is proud to introduce its SL1010 Boombox and SL1014 Listening Center/Boombox combination. This classic sound system easily adapts to different situations and supports a variety of audio formats, including an AM/FM radio, a top-loading CD player, an auto-stop cassette recorder/player, and SD card and USB ports for student or teacher-generated content. The AmpliVox Boombox combines all these options in an affordable and portable single unit. ... read more
AmpliVox “Speaks Up for America” with Donation to Local YMCA
AmpliVox Sound Systems, a designer, manufacturer, and distributor of top-quality sound system and presentation products, has delivered a cash donation to the North Suburban YMCA in Northbrook, Illinois, as part of its “Speak Up for America!” public service initiative. The donation will support the Y’s local youth programming and services. ... read more
AmpliVox Partners with AVTEQ to Deliver Presentation Lecterns
AmpliVox Sound Systems, a designer and manufacturer of top-quality equipment for presentations, has been selected as the exclusive supplier of lecterns to AVTEQ’s product line. AVTEQ, which is the largest manufacturer of videoconferencing carts in the AV furniture industry, will offer four different AmpliVox lecterns to its international customer base. ... read more
Disaster Preparedness Month Highlights Need for Innovative MNEC Systems
Since 2003, the US government has designated September as National Preparedness Month, with the goal of encouraging individuals, businesses, and communities to be proactive in preparing for possible disasters. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) offers a wealth of useful planning information through the website www.ready.gov, and organizations like the Red Cross sponsor training sessions to prepare citizens for a wide range of natural and manmade disaster scenarios. ... read more
AmpliVox Promotional Campaign Gives a Creative Twist to Great Speeches in History.
Imagine for a moment that you live in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in 1863. You’re running late to attend the dedication of the new military cemetery, where President Lincoln is expected to speak. When you arrive, almost 20,000 people are gathered and you are stuck far at the back. Thankfully, the speaker’s lectern is equipped with a powerful 50-Watt amp and built-in speakers from AmpliVox Sound Systems, so you never miss a syllable of “Four score and seven years ago.” ... read more
AmpliVox Sound Systems Products Selected by Illinois PGA
The Illinois PGA Section has endorsed AmpliVox Sound Systems as the preferred sound equipment provider for its events. AmpliVox, a Bronze level partner of the IPGA, offers a wide range of sound system options as well as weatherproof lecterns, which enhance golf tournaments and other outdoor events. ... read more
Pink Megaphone Donation Turns Up the Volume for Komen for the Cure NYC Breast Cancer Race
AmpliVox Sound Systems is proud to announce that they will once again supply distinctive pink megaphones to the staff of the Komen Greater NYC Race for the Cure, to be held on Sunday, September 8 in Central Park. AmpliVox, a manufacturer of top-quality sound and presentation equipment in Northbrook, Illinois, is donating 50 of its “Pink Power” megaphones to the race as part of its established program of donating lecterns and megaphones to support breast cancer fundraising, advocacy, and education events around the nation ... read more
AmpliVox Line Array Speaker Selected to Enhance Bretford Interactive Whiteboard
AmpliVox Sound Systems, a designer and manufacturer of advanced portable sound equipment, has announced that it is working with educational furniture manufacturer Bretford Manufacturing, Inc.® to supply a custom OEM version of its amplified Line Array speaker for Bretford’s EXPLORE™ Mobile Interactive Whiteboard. The Line Array speaker will be available as a Bretford accessory to enhance the audio capability of the interactive classroom. ... read more
Strategic Component Design Smooths the Path for Successful Commercial Integration
If you had to make an elevator speech on the value of integration services, the word “simplify” would probably come up a lot. Executives dream of telepresence equipment to link their remote offices, kiosks with remote interactive white boards to make presentations more accessible, attention-grabbing corporate display boards, video security systems to protect their facilities -- and most importantly, easily comprehensible interfaces to tie everything together. The integrator’s job is to bring the dizzying array of available options down to earth in neat, manageable packages. ... read more
Delivering the Message: New Options for Lecterns and Sound Products for Your House of Worship
More than any other presentation setting, religious houses of worship require furniture and equipment that complement the tone of the message being delivered. When all eyes are turned toward the pulpit, the setting requires a lectern that evokes dignity, elegance and permanence, while unobtrusively accommodating sound equipment, reading space, storage, and other necessities. Sound systems, for their part, must be selected to adequately project sound given the logistics of room and congregation size. With a multitude of options available, church administrators should seek advice from a company that understands the connections between attractive lecterns and practical sound equipment to deliver the clearest message possible. ... read more
AmpliVox Acrylic Lecterns Captivate with Elegant, Customizable Style
AmpliVox Sound Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of presentation equipment, has expanded its popular line of Acrylic Lecterns with 14 different styles to fit any setting. ... read more
AmpliVox Wireless PA Supports a Multitude of Media Devices
AmpliVox's popular SW720 PA system now includes upgrades that make it widely compatible with external media, including iPads, iPhones and other Apple devices. ... read more
AmpliVox Introduces Groundbreaking Rechargeable Megaphones
AmpliVox Sound Systems now offers a rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack option for use in its updated Mity Meg Plus megaphone, reducing the unit's weight and eliminating the waste and expense of disposable batteries. ... read more
AmpliVox Partners with AVTEQ for Innovative AV Packages
AmpliVox Sound Systems and AVTEQ, Inc. are pleased to announce that the companies have collaborated in supplying AVTEQ media carts with AmpliVox speakers. ... read more
AmpliVox Welcomes Congressman Dold for Opening of New Headquarters
AmpliVox Sound Systems welcomed local leaders, including Rep. Robert Dold, to a ribbon cutting and reception at its new headquarters. The new larger space accommodates the sound system/presentation furniture manufacturer's growing business. ... read more
AmpliVox Sound Systems Unveils Compact Mity Box Speakers
AmpliVox's new Mity Box speakers deliver top-quality sound in a compact, versatile unit for smaller venues. ... read more
AmpliVox Sounds Systems to Hold Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting.
Robert Dold, Featured Speaker at Ribbon Cutting ... read more
Pink Megaphones from a Cancer Survivor Spread the Word at NYC Race for the Cure
When the starting gun sounds in Central Park for the 2012 Komen Greater NYC Race for the Cure, race participants will see and hear staffers armed with bright pink megaphones, delivering instructions and encouragement along their route. ... read more
AmpliVox Upgrades Wireless Mics to 16 UHF Channels with No Price Increase
AmpliVox Sound Systems has just introduced a dramatic improvement to its wireless microphones, with no added cost to customers. AmpliVox mics now offer 16 UHF channel capability, eliminating interference from competing wireless frequencies. ... read more
New AmpliVox Visionary Lectern Makes a Visible Statement
AmpliVox Sound Systems introduces the Visionary Lectern for small conference rooms, hotels, and training centers. A 17" LCD screen in the lectern's front panel displays any graphics from your laptop, with built-in data ports for a seamless interface. ... read more
AmpliVox Debuts Compact Line Array Speaker System
At InfoComm 2012 in Las Vegas, AmpliVox will unveil its new compact line array speaker system. The recently launched system is available in three designs and can be mounted horizontally or vertically, according to a statement released by the company. ... read more
AmpliVox Relocates to Expand Manufacturing and Customer Service Capacity
AmpliVox Sound Systems is moving to a larger facility to meet the growing customer demand for its wide range of products. AmpliVox recently expanded its product offerings with new multimedia presentation, emergency management, and sound system items. ... read more
AmpliVox Launches "The 12 for 2012!" New Product Line Up
Innovative New Products Expand Across Several Lines. ... read more
AmpliVox Introduces Expanded Line of Illuminating Acrylic Lecterns
AmpliVox offers 14 versions of elegant acrylic lecterns, complementing any contemporary decor and suitable for business, religious, educational and hospitality settings. ... read more
AmpliVox Introduces Radio Hailers That Maximize Emergency Management
AmpliVox Sound Systems launches a groundbreaking portable emergency sound system that provides centralized messaging capability for superior communication, organization and crowd management. ... read more
AmpliVox Sound Systems Launches Enhanced Website
AmpliVox Sound Systems has redesigned its website interface to provide customers with a targeted experience and clear navigation tools. The site provides easy access to information and photos of more that 200 AmpliVox products. ... read more
AmpliVox Launches Prostate Cancer Donation Program
This new campaign, “Podiums for Prostate Health,” follows in the footsteps of AmpliVox’s Pink Podium Promise program, which has placed pink lecterns with over 200 breast cancer advocacy groups since its inception in 2010. ... read more
AmpliVox Welcomes New Vice President of Operations
Sherry Edecker joins AmpliVox as Vice President of Operations, with a focus on maximizing corporate efficiency, productivity and growth. ... read more
AmpliVox Sound Systems to Donate Pink Power Megaphones for Breast Cancer Awareness
The new “Pink Power” megaphone is adapted from AmpliVox’s versatile Mini-Meg, an all-weather portable 10-watt sound system that can carry voices over 100 yards. ... read more
Customizable Lecterns Offer a Full Spectrum of Possibilities: AmpliVox Presents Coordinating Color Options for Schools, Teams and Businesses
AmpliVox Sound Systems Presents Coordinating Color Options for Schools, Teams and Businesses in its popular line of Pinnacle podiums. ... read more
AmpliVox's New Pinnacle Podium Elevates Styles and Function Design
AmpliVox Sound Systems launches a redesigned Pinnacle podium with an emphasis on elegant, streamlined style with design features that promote versatility, functionality and durability. ... read more

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