Capitol Sales Company Leads Three Technology Classes at EHX Spring Expo

Mike Marko, a well-established instructor from Capitol Sales Company, will be offering three classes at the Spring 2008 Electronic House Expo (EHX) in Orlando.

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 28, 2008 -Mike Marko, a well -established instructor from Capitol Sales Company, will be offering three classes at the Spring 2008 Electronic House Expo (EHX) in Orlando. Designed to help installers grow their business, the classes led by Marko will provide an overview of the fast growing market for VoIP and IP network cameras/digital surveillance including all aspects of selling, designing, installing and programming. Marko is also offering a Panasonic phone system programming course for dealers with a working knowledge of these phone systems.

"Our EHX classes are part of our commitment to offering application -based education courses throughout the year," said Curt Hayes, President and Chief Financial Officer of Capitol Sales Company. "We provide education opportunities at national trade shows, our annual Dealer Education and Technology Showcase, and throughout the year at our headquarters' training facility."

Classes will be held Fri., March 14, in Room 332, in the Convention Center.
9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., VoIP Phone System Simplified by Inter -Tel: Are you frustrated by phone systems and voice mail? Been giving this business to a subcontractor? The Inter -Tel 3000 is a clear alternative to add to your product offerings and profit. The system is easy to design, easy to sell, easy to install, easy to program and easy to use. And now it has the added option of VoIP. Interactive phone displays make use simple with little or no end user training. Program this system in minutes not hours - including voice mail! We will provide an overview of what makes this system different from the rest. This class is for the salesperson, designer and installer.

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., IP Network Cameras and Digital Surveillance: Show your customer how to view their residence or vacation home from a PC or laptop from anywhere in the world with a high -speed connection or even from a web enabled PDA or cell phone. Watch a child's room, check on a pet while away, receive an e -mail when someone is detected in a home, or check the weather at the vacation home. Learn more about this fast growing market, the products, design, programming, and installation. Cameras range from $99 - $1,899 each and no longer require a static IP address. This class is for the salesperson, designer and installer.

1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Panasonic KX -TAW848 Phone System Programming 101: Thinking about installing a Panasonic KX -TAW848 and need some direction? Tried installing one of these only to find out it is completely different than previous KXTA systems? Learn how to do basic programming from a PC and then do "touch up" from a system phone. We will start with loading the PC interface software and drivers on your computer, move through primary programming, and end with how to put the finishing touches on the layout of your phones. This class assumes you have a working knowledge of telephone systems and you will benefit from having attempted at least one KX -TAW848 installation. This class is for system designers and installers.

To learn more, visit www.capitolsales.com, call 1 -800 -INSTALL (467 -8255) or e -mail info@capitolsales.com.
Capitol Sales Company partners with system integrators and low -voltage installers as an emerging technology distributor. We offer solutions from over 125 leading manufacturers in home theater, telephone systems, integrated home systems and commercial A/V. Installers nationwide depend on our multi -branded system design, expert technical support and application -based education. Visit www.capitolsales.com to research and order over 5,000 products and access Knowledge Base, an on -line resource featuring useful manufacturers' diagrams, charts, formulas and configurators.

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