Pragmatic unveils new PADS™ keypad with in-wall amplifier, ergonomically designed with simple and intuitive interface and incredible sound. It features LED graphic display for the volume level and mute and 15 watts per channel of clean power.

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Tiny size and big performance distinguish this compact powerhouse

Santa Clara, CA, May 28, 2004 - Pragmatic Communications Systems, the leading innovator in audio/video control and signal distribution, announced yet another innovative addition to its popular PADS™ audio distribution system. The new PADS™ keypad with in -wall amplifier is ergonomically designed with simple and intuitive user interface and produces incredible sound from the built -in amplifier. The unit also can be operated from an Infra -Red remote control. It features an 8 LED bar graph display to depict the volume level and a mute LED. It has an IR detector with an LED to confirm IR commands. The stereo amplifier provides up to 15 watts per channel of clean power to drive the speakers. Advanced protection circuitry guards against damage from overload, excessive temperatures or short circuits. Further, the designs run cool and need no heat sinks or vents thanks to its high efficiency amplifiers. The compact Pragmatic package delivers high fidelity performance rivaling the sound quality of large audiophile amplifiers at a fraction of the size and price.

Pragmatics' PADS™ is designed for a wide range of uses in residential and commercial markets including multi -room audio in homes, educational institutions, information kiosks, classrooms, boardrooms or retail office environments. These unique products offer high performance for remote applications or where signals need to be transmitted over long distances. PADS™ hubs deliver stereo audio, power and control signals on a single cable to the PADS™ keypad with in -wall amplifiers. PADS™ is compatible with a variety of cables including cat3, cat5, cat5e, cat6, and numerous 4 pair shielded or unshielded twisted pair cables similar to the old telephone cables!

All models are backed by a no -nonsense two -year warranty and these units are available for immediate delivery.

Pragmatic Communications, located in the heart of Silicon Valley, was founded in 1994 by award - winning engineer Prasanna Shah. Based in Santa Clara CA, the company designs and manufactures its products in the U.S., for both professional and consumer markets.
Pragmatic, known for their proprietary CATS technology, provide products that are used throughout the world in demanding life -critical, educational and entertainment applications. The company has been designing and manufacturing in -wall amplifiers and cat5 based audio/video and control distribution products since 1996. The company's products are marketed exclusively to professional systems contractors. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.wireless

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