Press Release 2012
Monday, 20 August 2012 12:54

DirectConnect® comments on earning 2012 Custom Retailer EXC!TE Award at CEDIA 2012 for LEDbetter™ LED Lighting System

LEDbetter LED Lighting by DirectConnect® Awarded 2012 EXC!TE AWARD by Custom Retailer Magazine

Houston, TX, August 17, 2012 - DirectConnect® continues to ensure that its products meet high performance standards while doing so at affordable prices.  DirectConnect® again received the Custom Retailer EXC!TE Award at CEDIA this year, for its NEW LEDbetter LED lighting systems. 

Custom Retailer magazine’s annual EXC!TE Awards are awarded to the most distinguished industry products that display innovative solutions for custom installation professionals.  DirectConnect’s National Account Manager, Larry Treibel, said, “We are very excited to receive the 2012 Custom Retailer EXC!TE award.  In an effort to offer green solutions and provide exceptional lighting with low power consumption in residential and commercial applications, LEDbetter LED’s deliver the perfect solution.”

The LEDbetter LED lighting system provides a green approach to lighting for commercial and residential applications by offering 60 LED’s per meter for exceptional brightness while minimizing power consumption.  LEDbetter LED’s can be easily modified in-field with a wide assortment of specialty connectors for deployment in any application and are available in multiple colors for indoor and outdoor use.  LEDbetter LED’s are IR, RF and Crestron® controllable.  LEDbetter LED’s offer a perfect addition to rack systems, theaters, patios, cabinets or anything that demands accent lighting.

This is the fourth EXC!TE Award that has been presented to DirectConnect®; others include DirectConnect’s HDMI-A-0.5MB cable in 2008, Professional Series rack in 2010, and its Cascading Coax HDMI® Balun in 2011.

About DirectConnect®:

Since 1996, DirectConnect® has been a leading manufacturer of products and solutions designed specifically for the custom integration industry, specializing in the installation of sophisticated audio, video, security, telecom, and data networking systems. Based in Houston, TX,  DirectConnect® offers a wide range of electronic and installation products. Additionally, DirectConnect® manufactures patented and patent-pending products, wall plates, baluns, distribution panels, and many other valuable solutions and applications that address custom installation needs. Information about DirectConnect® is available at or by calling 800-531-3224. Send inquiries regarding DirectConnect® products to Larry Treibel at 800.531.3224 or email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



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