Introduces Industry`s First Non-Invasive, Do-It-Yourself, FlatWire ReadyTM Home Theater Design Kit
Hendersonville, TN and Las Vegas, NV - January 8, 2004 - DeCorp Americas, Inc., the leader in advanced flat wiring and interconnect technologies, today introduced its FlatWire ReadyTM Flat -Panel Television Installation Kit. The kit is the first packaged product that enables do -it -yourselfers and professionals to easily and affordably complete a clutter -free, non -invasive installation of a flat -panel television in a home or business. It is currently being featured in the DeCorp Americas booth, #19495, at the 2004 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
"Home theater installation has traditionally been a painstaking process requiring a significant investment that drives up the total cost of the home theater. FlatWire changes all that," said Robb Sexton, president and CEO of DeCorp Americas. "With the introduction of this installation kit, we are helping to usher in the flat -panel revolution. Enabling consumers to hang and connect a flat -panel television easily and affordably makes it a luxury more readily embraced by home theater enthusiasts and design -conscious decorators alike."
FlatWire Ready wiring solutions are patented ultra -thin, surface -mounted wires and associated connectors and installation products that deliver high performance and optimize flexibility in decorating decisions. The wires virtually disappear under paint, wallpaper or carpet. The revolutionary design complements the "from fat to flat" evolution of home theater systems by providing an affordable and aesthetically pleasing alternative to traditional installation and wiring methods.
The FlatWire Ready Flat -Panel Installation Kit, available for a retail price of $299.00, includes:
· 10' of DeCableTM FlatWire Ready component video wire
* 10' of DeCable FlatWire Ready coaxial -equivalent wire
* 10' of DeCordTM FlatWire Ready AC electrical wire
* 1 can of specially formulated FlatWire Ready spray adhesive
* 1 spool of specially designed FlatWire Ready mesh tape
* 1 tub of specially formulated FlatWire Ready concealing compound
* 1 Wall WizardTM handheld metal detector
All wires in the kit are pre -terminated, with connectors and the appropriate conventional -wire -interconnect suited for all standard consumer electronics equipment and household outlets. Upgrades are available for customers who require longer wire segments.
Along with the flat -panel television installation kit, DeCorp offers a full line of audio (speaker and line -level), video, (coax, composite, S -video and component), data (CAT 5e and 6 equivalent), low -voltage and AC electrical (14 AWG) wires and interconnects. This new wiring paradigm is now available for life's style, eliminating the need to place devices or design rooms around outlets and wiring. The FlatWire Ready product family and its unique wiring method allows consumers to install virtually any device that requires a wire interface anywhere on the surfaces of walls, ceilings and floors within homes and offices. This wiring method is safe, easy -to -install and offers a lower installed -cost -per -foot than traditional invasive installation techniques.
Products Available Via Authorized Distributors and the DeCorp E -Store
DeCorp and its distributors - Anixter (www.anixter.com) throughout North and South America and the Pacific Rim and DeCorp Distribution (www.decorpeurope.com) across Europe - are currently taking orders for the FlatWire Ready Flat -Screen Television Installation Kit. The kit is also available via DeCorp Americas' E -store located at www.decorp.com. Also on the Website is dealer, distribution and authorized installer program information.
About DeCorp Americas
DeCorp Americas, Inc., a privately held company located in the Nashville, Tenn. area, is the developer of the FlatWire Ready patented wiring and interconnection technologies. For more information on DeCorp, visit www.decorp.com.