2012 Distributor Directory
April 19, 2012

CustomRetailer provides an extensive directory of distributors serving the custom installation and consumer electronics markets.

D&H Donating to Japan Relief
March 16, 2011

D&H Distributing said it will donate 1 percent of its proceeds from U.S. and Canadian sales from products from Japan-based vendors on March 17 and 18 to the American Red Cross for tsunami relief.

Petra Ships Spring Catalog
May 5, 2010

Petra Industries Wednesday announced the release of its Spring 2010 catalog. The 1,200 -page catalog includes more than 500 manufacturers, including Canon, Sony,  Olympus, JVC, Philips, Garmin, Clarion, Olympus, RCA, Monster, iLuv, Belkin, Memorex, Peerless, Maxell, Motorola, Pentax and Panasonic.

Petra Releases Anniversary Flier
April 7, 2010

Petra Industries Wednesday issued its first-ever 25th anniversary sales flier. The flier, featuring nearly 300 price drops and 140 markdowns of 65 percent or higher, was mailed to more than 44,000 retailers, e-tailers and custom integrators.

2009 Distributor Directory
April 1, 2009

In these challenging economic times, when a choice must be made about who a custom integrator will do business with, service is the differentiator—just as it is at the client level.

DLNA Prepares for Takeoff
September 1, 2005

Is this emerging common architecture the future of home A/V networks, or just another false start? By Cliff Roth AN INTRODUCTION TO DLNA While the promise of home entertainment networked devices that "talk" to each other has been long touted, and has achieved some success in same-brand systems utilizing proprietary standards, DLNA is different in several significant ways. First, DLNA spans numerous brands, including practically every major consumer electronics company—Sony, Panasonic, Philips, Samsung, Mitsubishi and more. Second, DLNA isn't tied to any particular connector. Where previous home A/V networks required interconnecting components using a special proprietary connection, DLNA is technology that can be incorporated