Thousands of new product introductions underscore the strength of the consumer electronics industry

The desire to empower consumers by personalizing their life experience through simple, flexible and affordable products and trends stood as the prevailing theme of this year`s show.

A spectacular showcase of hot new products and trends in audio, home networking, mobile electronics, video and wireless packed the show floor as attendees from all over the globe gathered at the 2005 International CES to celebrate the tremendous growth of the digital revolution.


The 2005 International CES, which wrapped up at 4 p.m. PST Sunday, January 9, exceeded 1.5 million net square feet, the largest space in show history.

The desire to empower consumers by personalizing their life experience through simple, flexible and affordable products and trends stood as the prevailing theme of this year's show.

More than 140,000 attendees flocked to the 2005 International CES to explore and experience the innovative products and emerging trends highlighted by 2,550 exhibitors at the world's largest annual consumer technology showcase.

With executives from more than 115 countries, international attendance grew to more than 23,000 industry professionals compared to about 18,000 last year. The International CES continues to establish itself as the global marketplace for consumer technologies.

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VMP EREN-42E1K 19-inch Equipment Rack Enclosure

VMP EREN-42E1K 19-inch Equipment Rack Enclosure

Now shipping, the new 42 rack space EREN-42E1K 19-inch Equipment Rack Enclosure is newest and largest member of VMP's EREN Series. "The EREN Series has been designed for use with a multitude of security, audio, video, and communication components, and the EREN-42E1K is a sizable upgrade in both depth and weight capacity to our popular EREN-42E 19-inch equipment rack enclosure," explained Keith Fulmer, president of VMP. "The EREN-42E1K has a usable depth of 33 inches and a durable load capacity of 1,300 lbs. (a 30 percent increase from the EREN-42E) to fit just about any and every need." The cost-effective, portable, and fully welded EREN family of 19-inch equipment rack enclosures has been designed for installations where protected components are a necessity. The EREN Series, which comes complete with integrated cooling fans and lockable, removable side panels (with optional locks) allows for the organization of multiple electronic components, while at the same time protecting them from thermal issues, as well as damage or theft. Additional EREN Series specifications include: works with all standard 19-inch rack equipment and accessories; rails threaded with standard 10-32 threading; tempered glass front door; double swing steel rear door; adjustable front and rear rails; vented top and bottom; top and bottom cable routing knockouts; reversible hinged front and rear door; casters and leveling feet; ships assembled; EREN-42E1K MSRP: $1,499.00