3 History Established in 2008 World HQ in Southern California with warehouses in CA,FL and UKUnique perspective of product design due to knowledge derived from 30 years of installation experienceRevolutionized speaker industry via best in class designs, installation process and features17 patents and patents pendingDesign team was integral in developing the majority of architectural speaker technology found throughout the industry todayInventor of FastLoc and 3D FIT systemsVoted best architectural speaker in EU by SVI Magazine 2 out of the last 3 years, (2010 and 2012), Voted 3rd best in 2011
4 Our Team We have assembled the finest team in the industry Each member is world class in their experienceBy hand picking our team, we were able to create synergies beyond our expectationsWe have the best audio engineer in this industryWe came from an environment where we were the best of the best in integrationWe have a keen understanding of the business as a manufacturer, in addition to the integration and distribution expertise that we bring to the tableAll of this leads to Current Audio having the best products in this industry and a team that will work to ensure the success of our partnership.
5 Sean McDermott President & CEO Founded AES in 1982 Worked with IBM to develop their Structured Wiring SystemTop 5 CEDIA IntegratorCE Pro Top 100 Owner, Top 10Microsoft’s 2007 Pinnacle award winnerNational Small Business Man of the Year (SBA) – 20002011 Young Turk of CE
6 Ron Maurer Executive Vice President Designed Speakers for a Who’s Who of the industry over the last 30 yearsPioneered Manufacturing for SpeakerCraft, NHT, Boston, Polk Audio, most recently at Sonance for 12 yearsDesigned technology for the Hubble Space Telescope, Mazur Atomic Clock & surgical instrumentsInvented the majority of architectural speaker technology found throughout the industry todayInventor of FastLoc & 3D Fit systems
7 Rich Apgar Chief Technical Officer VP of Advanced Electronic Solutions Founder of Alarm Center DistributionPresident – All Secure Custom Home ElectronicsCEPro Top 100 Owner, Top 10Great Uncle invented the paper cone speaker
8 VP of Business Development Hal TruaxVP of Business Development31 Years in the CE industryLaunched AVAD/Current Audio partnershipFounded Ultra link CI in 1981Started Good Guys Custom Installation, (73 Big Box CE stores on west coast)Hired and trained over 150 installers on the “how to’s of C.I.”Trained over 1500 associates on how to sell custom installationDistribution Centric Approach
9 National Sales Manager Shannon RiffleNational Sales ManagerManaging Partner at Audio Etc. for 5 yearsSpeakerCraft Sales Manager for 10 yearsExtensive experience in National Buying Group and Key Account Management
10 Julian Young-World Marketing Associates Director for WMA—Current Audio’s EMEA Manufacturers Rep30 years audio expertise20 plus years managing EMEA accountsHas a distribution friendly approach to businessGreat with both residential and commercial aspectsContact:
11 Our Guiding Principles….. MISSIONOur Guiding Principles…..Have Fun & Smile: Do I need to explain?Fearless: Take risks and prosper!People: Always have the bestTeam: We can’t do it alone!Lead by example: Act with Integrity!Innovate: Or be left behindLearn from our customers: We listen and adjustEducate our customers: If you grow, we growRemain Humble: Help othersProfitability: Deliver sustainable profits for our dealersEco-Friendly: Focus our company, suppliers, and create sustainable product and practices
12 We are unique to the channel! Here’s Why…Integrators building products for IntegratorsSuperior AestheticsInnovative Design PatentsExcellent Sound QualityIncrease Operational Efficiencies which = Greater Profits for you!
13 INNOVATION FIT products with, - 3DP - Three dimensional positioning - PPL - Positive positioning lock.FastLoc Grills- Smallest exposed plastic bezel in the industry.Diffraction-less pivoting tweeters
14 I already have too many Speaker brands! Commodity Driven BrandsBoston AcousticsKlipschPolkProficientJamoMarket Share BrandsSonanceNilesSpeakerCraftB&WNo…. you have the wrong Speaker brand!
15 The common big brand flaw. Today at eBayBoston Acoustics = 922Klipsch = 2108Polk = 2332Proficient = 88Jamo = 261Quantities on line vary dailyToday at eBaySonance = 325Niles = 767SpeakerCraft = 488B&W = 132
16 We are the clear choice.Today at eBayCurrent Audio = 0
19 FastLoc™ Grille System FastLoc™ grilles attach like a lid on a jar.FastLoc™ grilles turns a 10 minute install in a 15 second job.
20 FastLoc™ Grille System Only a 1/8” Grille Bezel Reveal Smallest in the industry!Comes in all sizes and shapes! Ceiling, in-wall & LCR’sGrille installs in seconds and conforms to the wall or ceiling.
21 Labor Saving Innovations Fast-Loc Grilles – Install in seconds with a turn of the handPPL - positive positioning lock for FIT Speakers – Eliminates movement due to vibration.Installation Handles – Allows for installer to confidently handle the speaker during installationGold plated constant tension connectors, allows for “quick connect”Standard grills Install faster due to tooling improvements
22 SKU Assortment Best, Better, Good assortment In-Wall In-Ceiling LCR’s Outdoor SpeakersRocksSubwoofersAmpsAccessoriesPro Series
23 Model Number Breakdown First 1 to 5 letters designate type of speaker/productFIT = Focused Image Technology - FIT650FLCS = Ceiling Speaker - CS650DT = Dual Tweeter-CECS65DTDB = Dipole/Bipole-CS650DBFLCECS = Contractor Edition Speaker - CECS65WSLCR = Wall Speaker LCR - WSLCR650FLWS = Wall Speaker - WS650OC = Outdoor Cabinet -OC65OR = Outdoor Rock - OR6SFLSUB = Floor Standing Subwoofer-FLSUB10BC = Back Cans-CS65BCILS =In Line Surge-ILS120AMP = Amplifiers
24 Model Number Breakdown First 2 to 4 numbers designate driver/product size80 = 8” woofer65 = 6.5” woofer525 = 5.25” woofer1270 = 12 X 70 watt amplifier
25 Model Number Breakdown Last digit indicates speaker driver material/configuration4 = Woven carbon fiber cone, butyl rubber surround, 1” pivoting ceramic coated aluminum ferrofluid cooled dome tweeter with adjustable 8,6,4 ohm crossover2 = Aluminum cone, butyl rubber surround, 1” pivoting aluminum ferrofluid dome tweeter with adjustable 8,6,4 ohm crossover1 = Injection molded carbon fiber cone, butyl rubber surround, 1”pivoting aluminum ferrofluid dome tweeter with adjustable 8,6,4 ohm crossover0 = Metaplex composite cone, butyl rubber surround and 1”pivoting silk ferrofluid dome tweeter with fixed 8 ohm crossover
26 FIT Series Applications When to use FIT, (Focused Image Technology)FIT is the ideal choice when configuring an in ceiling home theaterAim able woofer lets you put the sound exactly where it is neededDifractionless pivoting tweeter allows the high frequencies to be precisely directed, while remaining undistortedLocking basket feature, (PPL), ensures sound will stay aimed correctly for the life of the install25 degrees of adjustability means that the speaker can be placed closer to the perimeter and still have the sound aimed to the listening area
28 FIT Series-Standard Press Fit Grilles 6.5” Pivoting – $ $ Ea.Woven Carbon ConeAluminum ConeAluminum TweeterMolded Carbon Fiber ConeMetaPlex Composite Cone3D Woofer SystemStandard Press Fit GrillesFIT654FIT652FIT651FIT650
29 CS Series Applications When to use CS SeriesThe CS Series is the best choice when needing stereo sound delivered from the ceiling.Install CS speakers in a room where you need 2 channel stereo musicThe CS speakers are a perfect choice for whole house distributed audio, where quality of sound is importantAvailable in FastLoc and standard press fit grillsWe even have a dual voice coil, dual tweeter model that allows a stereo image to be delivered from one ceiling speaker—perfect for long hallways, large kitchens or Great Rooms.
33 CECS Series Applications When to use CECSCECS is the perfect choice where price is the only considerationOur CECS series offers great performance in tight budget situationsGreat for distributed audio—background music applicationsPriced to help win bids when scrutinizing pennies
35 WSLCR Series Applications When to use WSLCR SeriesWSLCR is the best solution for in wall Left, Center, Right Theater soundUnrivaled sound qualityDual 6.5” drivers and still fits between 16” on center stud constructionFastLoc grilles for clean finished look and quick installationBass and Treble controls to fine tune sound for any environment
36 WSLCR Theater Series WSLCR654FL – 6.5” 2-Way - $1050.00 Ea FastLoc™ Grill SystemInstalls in Standard 16” On CenterWoven Carbon FiberButyl Rubber Surrounds5-150 WattsWSLCR650FL – 6.5” 2-Way - $TBA.00 EaMetaPlex Composite Cone5-125 WattsWSLCR650FLWSLCR650FL
37 Dipole/Bipole Series Applications When to use Dipole/Bipole SeriesRear channel surround applicationsPerfect when combined with our WSLCR’s as the are “Timbre Matched”Switchable from Bipole to Dipole on the flyFastLoc grilles for clean finished look and quick installationUse the Bipole mode when a direct radiating or localized rear effects are requiredSwitch to Dipole in a THX type of environment, where more of no localized rear effect is desired.
39 WS Series Applications When to use WS SpeakersStereo listening or in place of TV speakersThe WS are great for applications where stereo listening is desirableThey can be used as Right and Left speakers for a Home Theater system with an existing center channel speakerIdeal for the listener with open beam ceilings and the wall is the only choice for speakers
41 WS Series – Standard Fit Grilles 8” 2-Way - $ Pr. - $ Pr.Woven Carbon FiberInjection Molded Carbon FiberButyl Rubber Surround5-150 Watts6.5” 2-Way - $ Pr. - $ Pr.MetaPlex Composite Cone5-125 WattsWS651WS650
42 When to use OC and OR Speakers Outdoor ApplicationsWhen to use OC and OR SpeakersStereo listening outdoorsThe OC speakers come in 3 sizes, the 8” is ideal for large backyards that would be tough to fill with enough sound by using a smaller speakerThe OC6.5 and 5.25’s are great for a more intimate outdoor setting. Deep, rich bass and clear accurate highs are delivered by each of theseAll OC speakers are weatherproof and have a lifetime warrantyUse the OR Rock speakers when aesthetics are of the utmost importance.The OR series can be used as a single point stereo speaker by utilizing the dual tweeter and dual voice coil, It can also be hooked up as an individual right and left speaker.Weatherproof and comes with threaded inserts to allow speaker to be locked in place to deter thieves.
43 OC & Rock Series 8” 2-Way Black – $450.00 Ea. OC8B8” 2-Way Black – $ Ea.Mica Filled Polypropylene1” Titanium Dome TweetersButyl Rubber SurroundsLifetime Warranty6.5” 2-Way White & Black – $ Pr.Same As above5.25” 2-Way White – $ Pr.Same as above6.5” 2-Way Gray & Sandstone – $ Ea.Stereo or Dual voice coilSolid finishOC6WOC5.25WOR6GOR6S
44 Subwoofer FLSUB10 - $725.00 Ea. 10” Mica Filled Polypropylene 175 Watt Butyl Rubber Surrounds25-250HzBlack Ash Cabinet12” inch sub performance from a 10” product!FLSUB10
45 Pro Series OC8B-70V Indoor/Outdoor – $490.00 Ea. 8” 2 –wayPoly ConeDome TweeterAll weatherPorted for deep bassOC65B -70V Indoor/Outdoor –$ Pr.61/2”” 2- wayPoly conePorted for Deep BassOC8B70VOC65B70V
46 Commercial & Accessories 25/70/100 volt Transformer-$25.00 EaConverts 8 OHM to VSpeKap -$ PkProtects speaker from debrisR70VT
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