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XANTECH GOES GREEN WITH NEW ENERGY EFFICIENT POWER SUPPLIES

New Environmentally-Friendly ERGPS Series Power Supplies to Be Packaged With All IR Kits

Sylmar, Calif. - January 7, 2008 - Xantech Corporation, a leading producer of innovative, reliable and problem -solving IR distribution products, announced today that the ERGPS: Energy Efficient Regulated Power Supplies, will now be packaged with all of the company's IR Kits.


"The ERGPS energy efficient power supplies are every bit as reliable and robust as our power supplies have always been, but in addition will reduce electricity costs, and with so many Xantech installations being done, the environment will benefit from the lower energy consumption," said Thu Le, brand manager at Xantech.

The ERGPS energy efficient regulated 12V DC power supplies will be packaged with all of the company's IR Kits. Two models will be available for other IR based installations. The 781ERGPS will replace the legendary 781RG power supply that has been used in countless IR distribution installations while the 782ERGPS will replace the 782 -00.

In addition, the ERGPS has two new features. The power supply is now packaged in a smaller form factor. This allows easier installation onto crowded power strips. The second new feature is a secure -fit plug that interfaces with all Xantech IR connecting blocks. A small indentation on the secure -fit plugs allows a tight and secure connection every time. This will reduce accidental disconnection which can result in installation headaches and service calls.

The ERGPS series is one in a series of Xantech's many company -wide, environmentally conscious initiatives.

In Brief: Release Summary
• Xantech introduced the ERGPS energy efficient power supplies that will be packaged with all of the company's IR Kits.
• The ERGPS series is the first of Xantech's many environmentally conscious company -wide changes.
• Two new features: A smaller form factor. Installation onto crowded power strips is now easier. A secure -fit plug provides a secure connection to Xantech's IR connecting blocks.

About Xantech Corporation

Established in 1969, Xantech Corporation (www.xantech.com) designs and manufactures an extensive range of state of the art A/V Distribution and Control Systems, and Component Products, many of which have become the de facto industry standards. Since 1969, over two million of these systems have been installed worldwide.

The Xantech product line includes LCD Touchpanel Controllers, Multi -Zone, Multi -Source Audio/Video Systems, Multi -Zone, Multi -Source Pre -amplifiers, Multi -Channel Audio Amplifiers, Infrared Receivers, Remote Control Switchers, Interface Modules, IR Connecting Blocks, IR Emitters, Volume Controls and IR Accessories. Products are sold to Professional Installers and Distributors directly from Xantech.

Xantech's products are marketed in North and South America, Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Europe. Xantech is a subsidiary of Nortek, Inc. (www.nortek -inc.com), a multinational manufacture and distributor of building products for residential and commercial markets. Nortek, established in 1967, is headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island.

For additional information about Xantech and its innovative products, please visit www.xantech.com.

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