Microboards to Distribute Pioneer Displays


Chanhassen, MN, September 30, 2005 — Microboards announced today that they are now distributing Pioneer's line of high-end plasma displays. Pioneer Plasma screens are the display of choice for thousands of professional facilities, boardrooms, retail and recreational installations. 
"Pioneer's plasma screens are ahead of their time", said Mitch Ackmann, Microboards President and COO. "Pioneer's dedication to innovation is even more apparent in their displays, noted worldwide for their stunning visual clarity and contrast."

"Microboards and Pioneer have been partners for a long time, and Microboards has been a leader in the CD/DVD industry for contrent distribution solutions", said Dee Sproule of Pioneer. "With the stunning acceptance of DVD video and Microboards' role in content distribution on DVD, it makes sense that Microboards would be successful with high-quality display devices as well."

Microboards, best known for their history as an innovator in DVD/CD duplicators and publishers, also carries the Pioneer lines of DVD recorders and authoring solutions, as well as Pioneer's professional-grade DVD playback devices. "This gives us a solution for creating, duplicating, and displaying content throughout an organization", says Ackmann.

Pioneer Plasma's cutting edge reputation in visual technology is furthered by advanced technical capacity. The Plasma series has video wall expansion capability, allowing users to create a video wall with four screens (2x2), as well as the ability to make the display a touch-screen for interactive content.

The displays come in various sizes from 42 to 61 inches, with list pricing ranging between $5,995 and $19,995. Microboards carries the full line of accessories, including speakers, mounts, and video cards. The full line of Pioneer products are immediately available through Microboards channel of resellers and integrators.

About Microboards
Microboards has been the industry leader in distribution and development of CD recordable technology systems since 1989. Other historical highlights include the introduction of the first CD recorders and media in the United States, as well as the introduction of the first CD and DVD duplicators. Microboards is headquartered in Chanhassen, Minnesota with manufacturing facilities in Salida, California. Microboards is represented internationally by its offices in London, UK and Tokyo, Japan and by authorized resellers around the world.