AudioControl Welcomes Ashley Kay as Director of Customer and Technical Services

SEATTLE, WA (01.12.2021) – AudioControl has appointed Ashley Kay as Director of Customer and Technical Services. Ashley brings a wealth of experience in support services management from the professional A/V market, and will leverage that skillset to accommodate the continued growth of the AudioControl brand that includes critical new product introductions slated for 2021.

Ashley Kay, Director of Customer and Technical Services

Ashley joins an award-winning customer service culture at AudioControl, recognized for providing dealers with the tools they need to succeed quickly and efficiently. Service and support has been a top priority at AudioControl for over four decades. Using superior components and maintaining tight control over in-house engineering, manufacturing and testing practices, AudioControl has established a reputation for the highest levels of product reliability as well as best-in-class service and support for both dealers and end users.

“I am excited to welcome Ashley to the AudioControl team and look forward to leveraging her experience and leadership skills as part of our customer service and technical support initiatives going forward,” explained AudioControl CEO Alex Camara. “It is imperative that we continue to set the standard for unparalleled service and support as we unveil key new products this year and beyond.”

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AudioControl Wins 2020 MEA Vendor of the Year Award at KnowledgeFest

SEATTLE, WA (12.16.2020) – AudioControl (audiocontrol.com) has been recognized by the Mobile Electronics Association (MEA) as their 2020 Vendor of the Year. The prestigious MEA award “recognizes the vendor that best exemplifies the characteristics of professionalism, service and expertise, as voted by peers, staff and judges throughout the Industry Awards process.”

Matthew Palumbo and Chris Bennett from AudioControl providing virtual training to 2020 KnowledgeFest attendees, where AudioControl was named Vendor of the Year.

“Everyone here at AudioControl is excited and proud to be recognized by the MEA with this award,” stated AudioControl CEO Alex Camara. “We would like to thank everyone who voted for AudioControl as well as our very dedicated, hardworking dealer and rep network for their support. I also want to strongly express my appreciation to the team here at AudioControl who, each and every day, take enormous pride in the work we do. We have all found a way to thrive as a community through a challenging year, and AudioControl will continue to be here, strongly supporting our amazing dealers with innovative solutions as well as award-winning support and training.”

In 2020, AudioControl launched several new products that provided dealers with critical opportunities in the Car Audio, Marine and Powersports market segments while remaining out in front of supply chain and manufacturing challenges associated with a global pandemic. Additionally, AudioControl’s engineering team forged ahead with the development of new solutions, while technical support and training initiatives continued, delivering an unmatched level of service to dealers throughout the channel.

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AudioControl Shipping All-New ACX Amplifiers

Looking for the best way to add high quality audio or upgrade your existing mobile audio system? The AudioControl ACX all-weather amplifiers are the answer.

These are the perfect solution for applications such as ATV’s, UTV’s, SxS’s, Boats, Tractors, Jet Skis, RV’s, Snowmobiles, Jeeps, Golf Carts, Motorcycles, and more.

In the Pacific Northwest, if you’re outside, chances are, you’re getting soaked by Rainforest-nourishing rain, drenched in salt spray from the Puget Sound, or muddied in the boggy trails of the Cascade Foothills. And if you’re passionate about audio, your music goes where you go. Don’t let extreme conditions get in the way of rocking to your favorite sound track on your next overland or seagoing adventure. AudioControl’s ACX All-Weather Amplifiers deliver honest power levels to the sound system in your boat, UTV, motorcycle, and more.

Check in with AudioControl’s National Trainer & Director of Mobile Audio, Matthew Palumbo & Chris Bennett while they unbox and chat about the freshly-released ACX all-weather amplifiers.

What makes the new ACX amps different from the rest?
Waterproof quick-connect wiring harnesses
5 year bulletproof warranty
Efficient, low current draw design
High & low level inputs
IPx6 rated (waterproof, but not submersible)
Maximized LED
GTO signal sensing turn-on
Top-mounted easy access protected controls
Patented AccuBass technology (ACX-300.1)
ACR-1 dash control knob compatible (ACX-300.1)

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AudioControl to Host Mobile Audio Roundtables at the 2020 SEMA360

SEATTLE, WA (11.03.2020) – AudioControl has announced that they will be participating in SEMA’s virtual tradeshow experience, called SEMA360, taking place Nov. 2nd —6th, 2020. SEMA360 will enable exhibitors like AudioControl to foster new relationships with attendees and press, provide critical training seminars and create an opportunity to network within the automotive aftermarket community.

AudioControl SEMA360 Roundtables
AudioControl invites SEMA360 attendees to join Chris Bennett and Matthew Palumbo as they host SEMA360 Roundtables to discuss new products, innovations and groundbreaking OE integration solutions. AudioControl has several new products engineered to empower dealers on the OE integration front, paving the way to new customers and increased profits. Chris and Matthew will also be covering AudioControl’s outstanding lineup of high performance amplifiers, including ultra-durable solutions for Marine, Powersports and more. AudioControl mobile audio solutions deliver the performance, features, outstanding build quality and warranty that help dealers achieve success and exceed the expectations of today’s most discerning consumers.

AudioControl SEMA360 Schedule

Monday Nov. 2nd
9:30am – Mobile Audio Q&A with Chris Bennett
11:00am – The DM-RTA Ultimate Test Tool with Matthew Palumbo
1:30pm – Mobile Audio Q&A with Chris Bennett

Tuesday Nov. 3rd
9:30am – Mobile Audio Q&A with Chris Bennett
10:30am – OE Integration Products with Matthew Palumbo
2:00pm – DSP Digital Signal Processors with Matthew Palumbo

Wednesday Nov. 4th
9:30am – Mobile Audio Q&A with Chris Bennett
10:30am – The All-New LC1i & LC2i Pro with Matthew Palumbo
1:30pm – Mobile Audio Q&A with Chris Bennett
2:00pm – Unique Vehicles Require Unique Audio with Matthew Palumbo

Thursday Nov. 5th
9:30am – Mobile Audio Q&A with Chris Bennett
11:00am – Integration Q&A with Matthew Palumbo
1:30pm – Mobile Audio Q&A with Chris Bennett
2:00pm – Designing, Selling & Installing Audio into Classics, Muscle Cars & Hot Rods with Matthew Palumbo

Friday Nov. 6th
9:30am – Mobile Audio Q&A with Chris Bennett
11:00am – New ACX All-Weather Amplifiers with Matthew Palumbo

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AudioControl Shipping New LC2i PRO

SEATTLE, WA (08.07.2020) – AudioControl has announced that the highly-anticipated LC2i PRO is now in-stock for immediate shipping.

Product Features:

  • Slimmer case design- easier to install and hide in dashboards & behind panels.
  • 3 turn on modes: Remote, GTO (DC offset), or Audio (signal sensing).
  • LMC (Load Matching Circuit) technology with 20 ohm, 60 ohm and 20k ohm settings.
  • AccuBass circuitry, now with top-mounted controls and a status LED to help make setup easier & faster than ever.
  • 40 volts (~400 watts) of hi level/speaker level input capability.
  • 2ch of active hi-to-low level conversion.
  • 4ch RCA out, with up to 9.5vrms output.
  • ACR-1 remote-mounted sub output level controller is NOW INCLUDED.
  • Independent level controls for Main and Bass outputs
  • Maximized LED for quick setup & tuning

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AudioControl Set to Highlight EPICENTER Products in Thursday’s Webinar

SEATTLE, WA (07.08.2020) – This week’s AudioControl training will focus on the EPICENTER family of products- some of the most successful mobile audio processors of all time.

Tune in Thursday, July 9 at 11:00 am PST to learn more about The EPICENTER family of products, what they do and how they do it.

“I used to have an EPICENTER in my system years ago, do I really still need one with today’s music?” If you like bass, then yes, you really do. Join AudioControl this Thursday to learn more.

“I don’t have room in my trunk, what’s this InDash Epicenter all about?”
Tune in to find out!

Click HERE to join using Zoom (Recommended)

Click HERE to watch via Facebook Live

The 17th episode in our ongoing Weekly Web Training series, LIVE from AudioControl HQ.

Join National Trainer – Matthew Palumbo for this live training session direct from AudioControl.

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AudioControl Weekly Web Training Week 14

MOUNTAIN TERRACE, WA (06.17.2020) – Thursday June 14th will mark the 14th session of the AudioControl Weekly Web Training series.

This week’s topic for Matt Palumbo and Chris Bennett will be In-Dash EQ and Epicenter as well as the Matrix Plus.

“Our live viewership has been very engaged during the weekly sessions. Stores are beginning to reopen in many areas of the country but we will continue to deliver training sessions that will provide very relevant information for 12volt retailers and industry members” Palumbo related.

The session starts promptly at 11 AM PST.

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AudioControl to Host LC Amplifier Web Training

SEATTLE ,WA (04.09.2020) – This week will be the 4th installment of AudioControl’s training series broadcast on ZOOM and Facebook Live from the Company’s HQ in Seattle, WA.

On Thursday, April 9th at 11AM PST, Matt Palumbo-National Trainer and Chris Bennett-Director of Mobile Audio will focus on the AudioControl LC Series amplifiers. Palumbo related “We will cover what makes these amplifiers different and how to use these powerful, feature packed amplifiers in the most efficient way for better sounding installations.”

This presentation is the 4th in the series as the AudioControl Team is encouraging all practicing social distancing, and staying at home, to utilize their time to prepare to get back to work.

“The first 3 sessions have been well attended and we trust we will have a large audience for our 4th training session” Palumbo concluded.

The zoom link is: https://zoom.us/j/219359570 if you’d like to join us (recommended).

Otherwise you can watch via Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/audiocontrol

In the future, the plan is for Training Sessions to be edited and uploaded to YouTube.

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Covid-19 Update from AudioControl CEO Alex Camara

AudioControl Friends,

I’m writing to share two things you might find helpful relative to the Covid-19 pandemic.

First, I want to reassure you that AudioControl continues to remain fully open and operational. Please reach out to myself or any of our office and support team, working from home for any needs….

Secondly, after a number of calls and meetings with many of you, I want to provide links to valuable information from the Small Business Administration that might be helpful to you at this time. Many of you may have already tapped into these resources but I wanted to send out what I have collated over the past days….

1) I listen to this brief webinar most days at 9am Pacific. It is noted by Ami Kassar of Multifunding Advisors (NOT a loan company). His webinar is staying abreast of the current situation and provides daily updates as regulations change. A good daily update. Register here:

https://webinars.multifunding.com/

2) Paycheck Protection Program : An SBA loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the Covid-19 pandemic.
3) Economic Injury Disaster Loan Emergency Advance: A loan advance that provides up to $10,000 of economic relief to businesses currently experiencing temporary difficulties. 
4) SBA Express Bridge Loans: Enables small businesses who currently have a business relationship with an SBA Express Lender to access up to $25,000 quickly.
5) SBA Debt Relief: Information on the SBA’s financial reprieve to small businesses during the Covid-19 pandemic.
6) U.S. Department of the Treasury: Comprehensive information on all aspects of the CARES Act.

I hope these links and the link to Ami Kassar’s daily update are helpful at this time. Keep in touch with anything we can do to help…

Sincerely,
Alex Camara
CEO – AudioControl

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Join Audio Control for a Live Mobile Audio Webinar, Thursday 19th

SEATTLE, WA (03.19.2020) – Audio Control is set to host a ‘live’ Mobile Audio product overview and training webinar Thursday, March 19th, at 11AM PST. Chris Bennett, Director of Mobile Audio, and Matt Palumbo-National Trainer will conduct the session direct from Audio Control’s World HQ in Seattle, WA.

What’s new at AudioControl? Join us this Thursday and find out!

Join AudioControl’s national trainer, Matthew Palumbo & director of mobile audio, Chris Bennett for a live product overview & training direct from AC HQ.

Click HERE to tune in using Zoom.
Click HERE to tune in using Google.
Click HERE to tune in via Facebook.

Dealers, manufacturer representatives, distributors and enthusiasts who attend the webinar may get a better feel for the unique lineup of solution-based products that Audio Control delivers to the 12volt marketplace.

The Audio Control webinar is an opportunity for attendees to learn during the unprecedented Coronavirus global event.

Audio Control remains open and fully operational with normal business hours. Social distancing and work from home policies are in place companywide.

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