Detailed Planet Waves Product Information Now Available Directly from D -Tools Software

Planet Waves joins D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) program making their product information instantly available to SI users

CONCORD, CA - DECEMBER 5, 2006 - D -Tools, Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software, today announced that Planet Waves, respected designer and manufacturer of cable and connector products for A/V systems, has joined D -Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) program. Planet Waves is a product line acquired by D'Addario & Company in 1998 and features a full line of cables for the custom installation market. Now, Planet Waves dealers who are users of D -Tools' award -winning System Integrator™ software can download detailed information on Planet Waves cable solutions directly through the software, making it easier to specify Planet Waves products.

"Partnering with the D -Tools MVP program was an excellent way to expand our product exposure and educate integrators and consumer electronic professions on the benefits of Planet Waves Cable Station line," said Robert D'Addario, Planet Waves CI Product Manager. "Our simple, streamlined cable making process is a perfect match for those integrators looking for solutions while using MVP."

The D -Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) program helps to provide system integrators with the most up -to -date product information to over 2,000 companies using D -Tools System Integrator software. D -Tools MVP members are dedicated to helping companies streamline the design process and making it easier for system integrators and installers to provide accurate, professional proposals to their clients.

"We are pleased to welcome Planet Waves to our MVP program and help us extend our product information database, said Adam Stone, President and CEO of D -Tools. "Their well -respected product lines will definitely add a new level of versatility to our program and enable new market opportunities for our users."

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D'Addario & Company, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets complete lines of strings for fretted and bowed musical instruments, drumheads, drum practice pads, guitar and woodwind accessories, and cable solutions for the custom installation market under the proprietary brand names D'Addario, Evans Drumheads, Planet Waves, Rico, and HQ Percussion. The company also runs the popular online gear source. D'Addario products are marketed in approximately 120 countries.

About D -Tools, Inc.
D -Tools is a worldwide leader in accessible, highly accurate system design software. The company, founded in 1998 and based in Concord, California, offers a wide range of products and services created to simplify the complicated design, engineering, documentation and estimating processes that accompany residential and commercial installation projects of any size. Over 2,000 leading companies use D -Tools software to reduce time and costs and streamline the system integration process. D -Tools is the recipient of the Consumer Electronics Association's Mark of Excellence Award (2004, 2005, 2006), National Systems Contractors Association and Sound and Video Contractor's Innovations in Technology for Business Productivity Award (2004, 2005) and CE Pro's High Impact Award for Design Software.

For more information, contact D -Tools at (866) 386 -6571, e -mail at info@d or visit D -Tools online at www.d

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