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May 2011

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What Can You Imagine?

Canon has launched a new contest with the help of actor, director Ron Howard called, “Imagin8tion”.  The goal of this contest is to provide dialogue between those amongst the community and directly with Canon, inspiring everyone to new levels of creativity. The contest began May 22nd on the official website, youtube.com/user/Imagination and contestants can submit photos to inspire eight movie themes: setting, time character, mood, relationship, goal, obstacle and the unknown and…

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Memorial Day 2011

 “The soldier above all others, prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.” -General Douglas MacArthur This Memorial Day, all of us here at Abt Electronics would like to thank the men and women in our armed forces for bravely protecting our country every day,  We would also like to remember those who have fought selflessly in the past…

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Not Your Average Jeep Wrangler

The Jeep Wrangler is one of the most capable off road vehicles ever built, hands down.  Remaining nearly unchanged for over 70 years, the Wrangler has been the pinnacle of a classic design that has stood the test of time.  Drop the top, turn the key, and go cruising (down the highway or up a mountain, your choice). So how do you make one of the coolest SUVs in the world, even…

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Onkyo Receivers – Imaginative Sight & Sound

So due to the storms a couple of weeks back, I had to replace my beloved Onkyo TXSR805 Audio/Video receiver. I had it hooked in to Panamax of course, so they are taking care of the replacement cost. When looking for the replacement it was a no-brainer to go to the Onkyo TXNR808. As good as the old Onkyo was — Wow this new one is great! The picture going through the receiver…

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Vote For Abt Mobile Audio!

Get Out The Vote for Abt Mobile Audio! Voting ends on 5/30. Abt has been nominated for Mobile Electronics Magazine’s Mobile Electronics Industry Awards. Garrick Allen and John Samp have also been nominated for Top installer honors by the same publication. Awards are given for top 10 installers and the top 3 stores. We need to get out and vote.  You can vote at http://meawards.stnmedia.com/. Lets try to have the store and…

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Simplify the “G” in GTL

In sticking with the theme of products for this summer one can only think of 3 letters, GTL. Now if you’re like me, a Pacific Islander, you don’t really need a tan and if you own Febreeze you don’t really need to do the laundry. (Right guys!) But you can get your “G” on with our new Home Fitness equipment which we now carry at Abt. Whether you want to go all…

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Abt Builder’s Gala

This past Wednesday Abt held an in-store Builder’s Gala which brought in over 175 builders, architects, designers, and landscapers to see Abt and get information from all the vendors on what we have to offer. Vendors from each vignette were there, as well as other vendors from our store. All builders got a one page questionnaire, along with a goodie bag.  By filling out the questionnaire and asking these questions to the…

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Take Pictures Like a Pro

Steve T. of Abt recently took a trip to Italy to celebrate his honeymoon and got a chance to use his new Nikon D3100 DSLR.  Check out the video above as Steve explains how to use “Guide Mode”, which assists people new to photography in achieving great shots depending on the scene they are shooting.…

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How to Make Your Wife Happy & Your Floors Glisten for Under $125.

How to make you wife happy and your floors glisten for under $125:  I recently purchased the  HAAN SI-35 Slim And Light Series Floor Cleaning  Sanitizer for my wife for Valentine’s Day (in lieu of candy and flowers which add inches and flowers that wilt).  Our floors have never been so sparkling squeaky clean! This is one appliance that is worth its weight in gold. Having a Cairn Terrier (Fozzy) that likes…

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