The Newsroom - Article #498
TMP-Pro Named U.S. Distributor of Fusion Research Music ServersJanuary 02, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
The high-resolution streaming hardware, which provides commercially licensed music for use in public spaces, is a first for TMP-Pro
Berlin, CT — January 2, 2019 —, the professional audio, video and lighting distribution division of , is excited to announce it is now the first distributor of Fusion Research products in the U.S. and it is officially shipping the products immediately.
A perfect solution for AV integrators and installers, Fusion Research provides high-resolution music servers that stream commercially licensed music for use in any public space. The company’s FR-SOLO features a single analog output while the FR-DUET boasts dual analog outputs. Both servers feature a high-resolution DAC and are easy to control via mobile devices, computers or automated systems such as Creston or Control4. The Fusion music servers are created to pair with many lines of loudspeakers, including fellow TMP-Pro-distributed brand Apart Audio.
“TMP-Pro is excited to expand its line card with Fusion Research to offer streaming hardware — a segment of the market we did not reach until now,” said Jim Mingo, Director of Pro Audio Business Development at TMP-Pro. “These best-in-class music servers will provide AV installers with a new reliable solution when looking to install streaming music in a retail store, restaurant or other public space.”
With Fusion Research and SoundMachine, a great recurring revenue stream is available to AV installers. When they use the Fusion Research music server with’s stream of licensed music, the dealer will receive a cut of the monthly fee for as long as the client uses the service.
“We’re very happy to work with TMP-Pro,” said Ingo Schmoldt, VP of Sales for Fusion Research. “They are the perfect partner to help get our message out to the commercial community. We are excited for commercial integrators to see the recurring revenue opportunities this partnership creates.”
“It’s perfect for the installer because they continue to make revenue on a job even after the installation is complete,” Mingo said.
In addition to SoundMachine, Fusion Research products are compatible with popular streaming services Spotify, iHeartRadio, Pandora and TuneIn. They also offer full iTunes back-up and synchronization.
About Fusion Research
Fusion Research is a leading manufacturer of media servers, allowing people to collect, manage, and display their media throughout their home, business or yacht. The company’s products have received numerous awards and industry recognition. Fusion is an official partner with most control companies and has drivers available for Control4, Elan, Niles Auriel, SpeakerCraft, Savant, RTI, Crestron, Vantage, AMX and URC. Fusion is headquartered in California with engineering in Maryland.
TMP-Pro, the Pro Audio Division of The Music People, Inc., is one of the nation's leading suppliers of music accessories and pro audio equipment to music dealers, sound contractors, and other professional audio businesses. The TMP-Pro line card includes more than 200 of the finest pro-audio brands in the industry including Shure, EV, Telex, AKG, Tascam, Sennheiser, Crown, Atlas Sound and Audio-Technica. Recognized by manufacturers and customers alike for its application knowledge, hands-on equipment experience, and system integration savvy, TMP-Pro services more than 1500 accounts annually, including some of the largest sound contractors in the U.S.A. For more information on TMP-Pro, visit TMPPro.com or call to speak directly with a TMP-Pro specialist today.