Computer and networking hardware manufacturers

Note that in this section unlike many others the distributors listed are not nessesearly exclusive distributors for each geographical area but rather companies that distribute those products into the audio, educational and installation markets.

Taiwanese company that is one of the larger computer manufacturer in the world both as a own brand operation and as an OEM, has increased its presence in the AV market recently with the introduction of projectors suitable for home theatre usage but previously their projector range was more suited to office use. The company also owns the Packard-Bell, Gateway and eMachines brands.
Distribution: Projector products are distributed in Poland by Horn Distribution
Homepage: -- Gateway homepage -- Packard Bell homepage -- eMachines homepage.
Acer Inc., 8F, 88, Sec. 1, Xintai 5th Rd., Xizhi, New Taipei City 221, Taiwan.
Tel: +886 2 2696 1234 or +886 2 2696 3131. Fax: +886 2 2696 3535.
Acer Computer Services (Packard Bell), Bât.K - Parc des Reflets - Paris Nord 2, 165 avenue du Bois de la Pie, BP 51301 Roissy en France, 95940 Roissy Charles de Gaulle Cedex, France.
Tel:+33 1 48 53 51 51.
Gateway, Inc. (eMachines), 7565 Irvine Center Drive, Irvine, Calif. 92618, USA.
Tel: +1 949 471 7000. Fax: +1 949 471 7041.

Barrie Heywood
UK based gentleman that trades as Keychange Music Services, makes accessories for and services, repairs and sells Atari ST/TT/Falcon computers and related equipment, more or less specialises in music hardware and software.
Keychange Music Services, Fox Meadow, Holly Bush Lane, Rixton, Warrington, Cheshire WA3 6DY, United Kingdom.
Tel: +44 (0)1925 823334. E-Mail: barrie ~at~

Benq See --> Benq (Projectors and monitors)

Certon Systems See --> Certon Systems (RAID systems)

Global Caché
USA based manufacturer of networking products, that includes Ethernet and Wi-Fi products that enable you to connect to audio and AV devices via IR and RS232 links.
Distribution: In Jordan by Zaki A. Ghul and in South Africa by Homemation
Homepage: .
Global Caché , 160 East California Street, PO Box 1659, Jacksonville, OR 97530, USA.
Tel: +1 541 899 4800. Fax: +1 541 899 4808. E-Mail: inquiry|at|

iLok See --> Pace Anti-Piracy Inc.

Koolance See --> Koolance (Water cooling systems)

Japanese manufacturer of games consoles and handhelds and related software.
Distribution: In Argentina by Newsan
Homepage: -- Nintendo UK.
Nintendo Co. Ltd., 11-1 Hokotate-cho, Kamitoba, Minami-ku, Kyoto, Japan.
Tel: +81 75 662 9600.

Noblex (PC's & tablets, etc.) See --> Newsan

Pace Anti-Piracy Inc.
USA based company that develops software and hardware products for software licence control, their iLok product is popular enough amongst music software makers, particularly in the USA, that musical instrument and pro-audio distributors commonly carry them.
Distribution: In Australia by Sound & Music Distribution and in Hungary by Absolute Bt.
Homepage: .
PACE Anti-Piracy Inc., 1363 Meridian Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125, USA.
Tel: +1 408 979 9774. Fax: +1 408 979 9775. E-Mail: sales (at)

Pakedge Device & Software Inc.
USA based company that manufactures networking products suitable for installations, including small/medium routers and wirless acess points and antennas.
Distribution: In Australia and New Zealand by Hills Sound, Vision & Lighting
Homepage: .
Pakedge Device & Software Inc., 1163 Triton Drive, Foster City, CA 94404-1213, USA.
Tel: +1 650 385 8700.

Philco (PC's & tablets, etc.) See --> Newsan

Qomo Hite Vision
USA based company that manufacture interactive and graphic computer equipment primarily intended for the educational markets but also used for presentations etc..
Distribution: In Australia and New Zealand by Hills Sound, Vision & Lighting
Homepage: .
Qomo Hite Vision, 46950 Magellan Drive, Wixom, MI, 48393, USA.
Tel: +1 248 960 0985. Fax: +1 248 281 1998. E-Mail: info |at|

Structured Cable Products (Cables) See --> Structured Cable Products

Topcom (Consumer networking & comm) See --> Tristar

VIA Technologies
Taiwanese manufacturer of digital electronic components and computer products that in addition to its home country has design offices in the USA. While traditionally VIA has targeted the computer industry they have been increasingly attacked the embedded and consumer markets in the recent years.
VIA Technologies Inc., 1F, 531, Zhongzheng Road, Xindian District, New Taipei City 231, Taiwan.
Tel: +886 2 2218 5452. Fax: +886 2 2218 5453.

Austrian company that makes "visualizers" but that are digital front ends for image projection systems.
Distribution: In Australia and New Zealand by Hills Sound, Vision & Lighting and Amber Technology
Homepage: .
WolfVision GmbH, Oberes Ried 14, 6833 Klaus, Austria.
Tel: +43 (0)5523 52250. Fax: +43 (0)5523 52249. E-Mail: wolfvision /at\

Wow Vision

Singaporean company that manufactures collaboration and presentation hardware and software intended for the business and educational markets.
Distribution: In Australia and New Zealand by Production Audio Services
Homepage: .
Wow Vision Pte. Ltd., 45 Ubi Road 1, Summit Building #05-03, Singapore 408696.
Tel: +65 6740 5678. Fax: +65 6749 7728. E-Mail: sales \at/

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