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Peter Brady & Associates to support growing customer base.
RCI Custom Products is proud to announce Peter Brady and Associates as the new independent manufacturer's representative to cover Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
"RCI has always had a loyal customer base in the northeast territory and we are looking forward to having Peter Brady and Associates there to support them" said Doug Macuch, President and CEO of RCI Custom. "Quality and customer service are areas that we have never compromised on, and having a rep that understands that is crucial to serving our valued customers."
Peter Brady and Associates are based out of Medford, Massachusetts and celebrate a long history of supporting the professional audio visual industry. Utilizing their extensive experience working with consultants and dealers, PBA will assist in maintaining RCI Custom key relationships in the territory and continue to foster growth as RCI's dealer base expands.
"The team and I are excited for the opportunity to work with such an innovative company like RCI Custom. RCI's software design program, PanelBuilder SE®, and their complete fabrication capabilities make RCI a power house with the ability to provide comprehensive service to customers. We are looking forward to representing a company with such great history and craftsmanship. " Peter Brady, President of Peter Brady and Associates.
About RCI Custom:
RCI Custom Products is an AV and Broadcast industry leader and manufacture of Custom Wall Pates and Panels, Rack Mounting Solutions, Press Feeds, Wiring, and Connectivity Accessories. RCI Custom is located in Frederick, Maryland, and can be found on the web at www.rcicustom.com.
About Peter Brady and Associates
Peter Brady & Associates (PBA) is a manufacturer’s representative firm serving the Audiovisual Industry.
PBA operates in the Northeast region which is comprised of the following seven states: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New York. For more information please visit www.pbareps.net.
RCI Custom has announced the launch of it's new Value Line parts, wall plates, and rack panels. Value line items are a select group of aggressively priced product options for integrators in competitive bid situations.
The Value Line offers RCI customers solid connectivity and panel options at rock bottom prices. Cost effective and practical, Value Line options were developed to give integrators a more economical option in competitive bid situations. From the popular CS Series Wall Plates and Rack Panels to Connectivity and Parts, the RCI Value Line will give integrators the ability to maintain RCI Custom quality in highly competitive situations.
Value Line products will are identified in the new Fall 2014 RCI Custom catalog being released and in RCI Customs proprietary panel design/pricing software, Panel Builder SETM.
Washington D.C., April 14, 2014
Jeremy Shen Joins RCI to Expand Marketing Effort and Rep Support
RCI Custom Products has announced the addition of Jeremy Shen to it's team as Marketing Coordinator.
A graduate of Geneva College in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, Shen brings his marketing and communications experience to showcase RCI Custom's unique connectivity solutions with a fresh perspective. In this role, he will push to lead RCI's marketing effort through 2014 and beyond and provide support to the company's independent sales representatives throughout North America.
"RCI is a team of dedicated individuals who have been in the AV and Connectivity industry for many years," said Doug Macuch, President and CEO of RCI Custom. "Jeremy brings a fresh and unaffected way of doing things to our team, and we welcome the opportunity to work with him as we continue to grow and innovate."
Shen will manage RCI's online presence, advertising, tradeshow planning, Customer Communications and Independent Manufacturers Rep support. RCI will also utilize Shen's design capabilities in support of its burgeoning graphics division, creating high quality full color graphics for Illuminated and Screen Print products such as logo panels and rack signage.
"I am proud to be part of a company that roots itself in providing innovative solutions and takes pride in what they create" said Shen. "RCI has an incredible story to tell with every piece that leaves the shop. The quality and care that employees have here make telling that story to our customers a privilege."
March 7, 2014
RCI Custom Products has announced a partnership with Hall Research to provide yet another innovative solution in the connectivity world.
RCI Custom will now offer a selection HDMI, VGA and USB extenders to customers. The featured HDbaseT HDMI Extender/Receiver package can deliver 4k signal with power up to 500ft down a single cat6 cable. This technology eliminates the need for seperate power at the wallplate for the transmitter. Equally impressive are the VGA and USB connector’s ability to extend their signal on a single cat5/6 cable.
Call RCI Custom at 800-546-4724 for pricing and details.
December 16, 2008
RCI Custom Products is pleased to announce the inclusion of several commonly used cable assemblies to the company's growing contractor product offering.
These cables compliment RCI’s current Custom Wiring products, and include most commonly used audio, video and data cables, such as RCA, Stereo Mini, SVGA, HDMI, and TOS Link, among others.
All cables are competitively priced, and carry a comprehensive manufacturer's warranty.
Call RCI Custom at 800-546-4724 for pricing and details.
RCI Custom Products Featured in GearWire Cribs
Reprinted with Permission from GearWire
|Juan Dies invites us into his condo, which he pretty much modeled himself to be a great musical spot. He's got wall outlets by RCI Custom Products with XLR, quarter inch and RCA inputs -- which is great if you need to phantom power a microphone or a toaster.|
|This is seriously a sweet place, protected by a wall of masks to ward off interference demons, and it's bursting with so much musical equipment, I'm beginning to doubt if Juan even bothered to save space for luxury rooms like bathrooms or bedrooms.|
Presenter: Gretchen Hasse, Gearwire
Location: Chicago, IL
J. Irving-Giles is a writer / editor for Gearwire; GearWire original article
RCI Custom releasing PanelBuilder™ 2.0
"PanelBuilder™ 2.0 takes panel design, quoting and purchase to the next level. It is a demonstration of the RCI commitment to continually provide the products and services expected of the leader in custom solutions for AV professionals.”
Bud Waters, Vice President of Sales - RCI Custom Products
May 8, 2008
RCI Custom Products is set to release PanelBuilder™ Version 2.0. June 16, 2008, at this year's INFOCOMM exposition in Las Vegas. PanelBuilder™, launched in 2002, is the original online panel design, quote, and purchasing tool for AV professionals.
“The 2.0 upgrade reflects changes inspired by direct input from our customers, and provides a more intuitive and robust design and purchase package for users of every level.” said Bud Waters, Vice President of Sales. “PanelBuilder™ 2.0 is yet another example of the aggressive approach RCI is taking to offer the best service, product and pricing to our customers”.
New or improved features offered with PanelBuilder 2.0 include:
- Offline Design Capability – program downloads to the users computer
- Does not require a Web Browser to use
- Automatic parts and pricing updates when users connect online
- Expanded file saving capability, including DWG, PDF, .SO1 and .RCI formats
- Files are transferable to AutoCAD®, Stardraw®, and many other design tools
- New and improved tools allow for rotation of parts, adding logos, importing artwork
- Improved drag and drop technology
PanelBuilder™ 2.0 will be available as a free download to all eligible RCI Custom dealers by visiting the RCI Custom website at www.rcicustom.com.
RCI Custom Products Featured in ProSound News ProAudio Review
RCI Custom Products BM-30T Mult Box
If you are in the sound reinforcement or broadcast business, there will more than likely be a day when you require a mult box. This device, which allows a signal to be directed to multiple recipients, is mandatory for high-profile events where there will be radio and TV journalists clamoring for a piece of your audio. RCI Custom Products manufactures the BM-30T ($1,895), as well as several other mult boxes targeted toward the audio and video professional.
The BM-30T is a passive, one input/30+10 output mult box whose XLR line level input feeds 30 transformer-balanced XLR outputs, eight 1/8-inch headphone outputs and two 1/4-inch headphone outputs. The balanced XLR outputs (26 male, four female) carry a microphone level signal, while the other jacks offer an unbalanced line-level signal. All these outputs are highly isolated.
The BM-30T also has an XLR link output for sending the line-level signal on to up to five additional mults. All these jacks are mounted to a rigid aluminum panel, which is also home to an input level VU meter. The BM-30T has a frequency response of 20 Hz to 20 kHz (+0.2 dB), a THD of 0.5 percent mid band, <0.5 percent at 40 Hz, and an isolation of 96 dB between its balanced outputs.
Removing the BM-30T's connector panel reveals its construction ethic. Obviously, someone spent some time hand-wiring the unit's components, which are largely American and German. All input and output jacks look to be Switchcraft components and are neatly soldered. The entire connector panel is housed in a tough, aluminum Zero Haliburton briefcase that measures 14 inches, by 18 inches, by 5 inches; case and all weigh just 12 pounds. The case is outfitted with two rubber gaskets, which keep moisture entry to a minimum.
The BM-30T exudes an air of professionalism. With its sleek, rugged looks, it evokes a James Bond, businesslike persona that inspires confidence in both you and your media people. This is a departure from the industry-standard black steel box that usually ends up looking like it was dragged behind a car on wedding day. Fortunately, I found that the BM-30T functions every bit as good as it looks.
Mult boxes are not the most complex audio gizmos, but they need to work and sound good. The BM-30T does just what it should do. It is simple, reliable and it delivers a clean signal to up to 40 users. It delivered very usable audio on all its outputs - balanced and unbalanced. Having those outputs highly isolated is a critical feature. It prevents one recipient's rig from inducing hum or buzz into the entire output group.
I found the recently added VU meter a nice touch. It was handy for visually gauging how hot a signal you are receiving at the unit, even when you aren't camped at the console.
My only gripe with the BM-30T is the exclusion of a 1/4-inch input. Having one of these could prevent fumbling for an adapter, should the console be lacking XLR outputs.
As mult boxes go, the BM-30T isa real class act - it is finely crafted with high-quality components. If you are in a position where you will frequently need a superb box that is durable and can handle a large number of recipients, the BM-30T may be well-worth the price.
About RCI Custom:
RCI Custom Products is an AV industry leader in the manufacture of custom wall plates and panels, rack mounting and integration accessories. RCI Custom is located in Frederick, Maryland, and can be found online by visiting www.rcicustom.com., or toll free by calling 800-546-4724.