Furman Sound Partners With D -Tools to Provide Installers With Easy Access to Product Information

Furman Sound, the most widely recognized and trusted name in AC power conditioning, today announced that its full line of power conditioning products are now available in D-Tools system integration and design software.

PETALUMA, Calif. - April 19, 2006 - Furman Sound, the most widely recognized and trusted name in AC power conditioning, today announced that its full line of power conditioning products are now available in D -Tools system integration and design software. The partnership with D -Tools provides A/V and home theater integrators and installers with easy access to all Furman product information - making it a simple process for installers to specify Furman products for their residential and commercial system integration projects.


"D -Tools really simplifies the whole process of putting together complex projects and ensuring that the right products are specified," said Dave Keller, executive vice president of sales and marketing for Furman Sound. "With D -Tools software our installers have instant access to all the data for each of our products, including dimensionally accurate shapes in Visio format at the critical design phase, where it matters the most. D -Tools System Integrator is the most widely used system design software, and will make it even easier for installers to recommend our products to their clients."

"We are pleased to have Furman Sound's high -quality products integrated into our program. Complete, accurate information on Furman's entire product line will be immediately available to our SI 4.5 users directly through our software," said Adam Stone, president and CEO of D -Tools. "The MVP program was designed to help facilitate effective communication between manufacturers and the system integration community, and we're honored to name Furman Sound as our newest MVP member."

Furman's power conditioning products feature proprietary Series Multi -Stage Protection Plus (SMP+) technology, which combines three filtering and protection circuits: Linear Filtering Technology™ (LiFT) to suppress noise dramatically and consistently across the entire dynamic range; Series Multi -Stage Protection (SMP) to clamp and dissipate damaging transient voltages without sacrificing itself; and Extreme Voltage Shutdown (EVS) to protect against accidental connections to 208 or 240 VAC.

D -Tools System Integrator 4.5 (SI 4.5) enables systems integrators and custom installation professionals to create detailed projects managed with automated proposals, scheduling, purchase orders, drawings, and additional documents that streamline the integrated installation of audio and video products. By using a single, shared project file, system integrators and custom installers can download free product information from D -Tools' comprehensive database of products and their accessories, giving them the distinct advantage of designing systems using the most current product information, while saving hours of product research time.

Learn more about Furman's full range of power conditioning products at www.furmansound.com.

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About Furman Sound
Furman has been designing, developing, and manufacturing professional electronic products since 1974 and is the world leader in the power conditioning market. Since its inception manufacturing products for the professional music industry, Furman has maintained its place as the industry leader while, at the same time, stretching the bounds of technology to provide power purification solutions for a wide range of applications including sound reinforcement, audio/video recording, broadcasting, data processing, telecomm, and home theater. More information about Furman Sound is available at www.furmansound.com.

About D -Tools, Inc.
D -Tools is a worldwide leader in easy -to -use, highly accurate system design software. The company, founded in 1998 and based in Concord, Calif., 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), the 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 -tools.com, or visit D -Tools online at www.d -tools.com.


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