Magenta Research and Peter E. Schmitt Company Partner to Bring AV Extension & Switching to New England and New York Metro Area

New Milford, CT, USA Wed, 2010-09-01

Magenta Research, a leading manufacturer of AV signal distribution equipment, is pleased to announce their partnership with the Peter E. Schmitt Company of Pompton Plains, NJ and Boston, MA, a manufacturer’s representative firm for the professional audio, video, lighting, and OEM markets.

Servicing the New York Metro area for over 80 years, the Peter E. Schmitt Company is one of the oldest rep firms in the country. Their success has been due in part to carrying a full complement of fine products, which will now also include Magenta’s industry leading AV signal distribution equipment.  Partnering with leading companies such as Magenta has enabled them to deliver a fully integrated systems approach at the highest level. In conjunction with providing Pro AV solution support, the Schmitt team also offers CTS training and recertification, along with technical seminars and courses.

“We separate ourselves from the rest by offering high quality solutions to our customers, and Magenta’s products are of superior quality making this venture a perfect fit” said Mr. Schmitt, President.

Schmitt will represent Magenta’s complete line of solutions for transmission, switching and flexible distribution of AV and serial signals over structured cabling and fiber. These products include the MultiView Series enabling UXGA video distribution over UTP cables up to 608 meters, the Mondo Matrix full-matrix AV switcher offering scalability and field upgradability from 16x16 to 512 X 512, the Infinea DVI Series enabling unlimited distance extension of DVI, stereo audio and duplex serial signals using fiber and/or UTP. Voyager, the newest family of products will round out the product offerings. The Voyager AV signal distribution platform is a unique, interoperable set of extenders, distribution amplifiers and matrix switchers that enable any end-to-end configuration  (VGA, DVI, HDMI, Display Port, SDI) for distribution of uncompressed video, audio, RS-232, IR, and USB signal over fiber.

“We are excited to partner with the Peter E. Schmitt Company as a Representative for our full range of products” said Bob Michaels, President, Magenta Research. “The Schmitt Company has a strong reputation for offering a best in industry line of products while also providing excellent support and solutions for demanding customers.”

The Voyager series uses a modular building block approach to deliver hundreds of different product configurations with numerous video and auxiliary signal types, fiber types and component types such as n-port transmitters, daisy-chain receivers, 1x7 distribution amplifiers and 8x8 to 320x320 scalable matrix switchers.

The Peter E. Schmitt Company distributes to the Metropolitan New York area including all of Long Island, New York City, Northern New Jersey (above southern limits of Monmouth and Middlesex counties), New England and Upstate New York.

About Magenta Research:
Serving the pro-AV and digital signage markets, Magenta Research is the industry recognized leader in the transmission, switching and flexible distribution of multi-format video, audio and auxiliary signals over fiber and Cat-X cabling. Its product range includes AV extenders, distribution amplifiers and matrix switchers for DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort, SDI, VGA, and component, composite, S-Video, audio, USB, RS-232 and IR signals. Magenta’s world renowned MultiView, Infinea and Mondo products are a benchmark in field reliability for 24/7 and mission critical environments. Hundreds of thousands of displays worldwide have been trusted with Magenta in virtually all environments including commercial, industrial, government, military, residential, transport, education, healthcare, retail, hospitality, sports and entertainment.

About The Peter E. Schmitt Company:
Established in 1926, the Peter E. Schmitt Company is a manufacturer’s representative firm for the professional audio, video, lighting, and OEM markets. Servicing the Metro New York area for over 80 years, we are proud to be one of the oldest rep firms in the country. Our success has been due in part to our full complement of fine products as well as our technical expertise.  This has enabled us to deliver an integrated systems approach to our both our manufacturers and dealers.

Press Contact:
Eileen Preston
Marketing and Communications Manager
epreston@magenta-research.com
+1 860-210-0546 x 3105

Sales Contact:
Len Pond
Inside Sales Manager
lpond@magenta-research.com
+1 860-210-0546 x 3103

or sales@magenta-research.com

The Peter E. Schmitt Company:
210 West Parkway, Suite #4
Pompton Plains, NJ 07444
info@peschmitt.com
Tel: 973-248-3317
Fax: 972-248-3376

Boston Office
Tel: 978-968-9004

or www.peschmitt.com