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Extron Classroom AV Grants Pass $4 Million

A dual-input configuration of Extrons PoleVault classroom AV system.
A dual-input configuration of Extron's PoleVault classroom AV system.

Classroom AV manufacturer Extron reported that its grant program has so far awarded more than $4 million in audiovisual gear to schools in the United States.

Extron has offered grants to American schools for the last four years and has so far outfitted 750 classrooms with AV gear, support, and training.

Extron's Classroom AV System Grant Program is currently open. It provides pilot classrooms with Extron PoleVault, WallVault, and VoiceLift systems, along with installation, training, warranty, and support.

PoleVault is an amplified AV switching and control system designed for classroom settings. VoiceLift is an infrared microphone system for PoleVault that includes a wireless microphone, IR receiver, and charging station. WallVault is a wall-mountable, centralized audiovisual switching and control system that includes a projector enclosure, 50-watt audio amplification, and Flat Field speakers.

Schools can apply for grants via an online form. Further information about Extron grants can be found here.

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