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Christopher Gazdic is the Director of Engineering at Shattuc Cord Specialties. Chris is a member of the National Systems Contractors Association and is part of the committee on the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers. Chris has extensive knowledge and history in commercial audio/visual, professional live sound engineering and televis...ion production. Before working at Shattuc, Chris played a vital role as one of the main process and product engineers at Gepco International and the General Cable Gepco Brand. Chris didn’t start his broadcast career at Gepco though, while attending Columbia College Chicago for Audio Arts and Acoustics, Chris freelanced on the side for various major networks, studios and mobile production companies. One of the jobs resulted in a certificate of appreciation from the White House Communications Agency. Chris continues to freelance on the side for various productions and also co-owns a small live sound company. More

Shattuc takes aim at Pediatric Cancer



The Runzel Brothers Spring Shoot is co-sponsored by Shattuc Cord Specialties, Inc. and Lake Cable, and generously supported by brothers and company owners John and Bill Runzel.

Spring time in Chicago!  The snow has melted, the trees and flowers are blooming, and the city is reverberating with cracks of the bat as our north- and south-side rivals remind us that summer is around the corner.  Mother Nature had one last spring shower left in her on April 30th.  Fortunately, that didn’t stop the over 100 participants and 70 volunteers at this year’s 7th annual Runzel Brothers Spring Shoot.

 

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Welcome Kurt and Oz


Shattuc proudly announces the addition of Kurt Stein and “Oz” Mike Thiebold, two seasoned Broadcast & Pro A/V veterans, to the Shattuc sales force.

Kurt Stein has been in the Electronic parts distribution and Broadcast Cable Sales industry since 1981. He began his career working for Pacific Radio in Hollywood, California, and spent many years throughout the 80’s and 90’s providing Broadcast supplies and cable to the Recording Studios, Television and Radio stations, and engineers in the heart of Hollywood.

After that, Kurt spent a few years at Anixter selling wire and cable before joining Gepco in 2002. Kurt worked for Gepco at their Burbank location where they had a 10,000 foot warehouse fully stocked with wire, cable, connectors, tools, racks, and many other products that became a popular spot for their West Coast customers to do business with. Kurt was with Gepco, which then was acquired by General Cable, until he decided to join us in April 2016.

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NAB 2016


NAB 2016 - April 18-21.Booth C12519.Guest Pass LV9469.

The National Association of Broadcasters is the voice for the nation's radio and television broadcasters. As the premier trade association for broadcasters, NAB advances the interests of our members in federal government, industry and public affairs; improves the quality and profitability of broadcasting; encourages content and technology innovation; and spotlights the important and unique ways stations serve their communities.

NAB delivers value to our members through advocacy, education and innovation.

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Spring Shoot 2016


7th Annual Runzel Brothers Spring Shoot, a charity event on behalf of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

Shattuc is a big supporter of the Runzel Brothers Spring Shoot, an event that takes aim in helping fight pediatric brain tumors. Join us for a day of sporting clays, flurry, 5-stand and fun! A charity event on behalf of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, the world's largest nonprofit funder of childhood brain tumor research. They serve the more than 28,000 children in the United States who are living with the diagnosis of a brain tumor. Programs include free educational information about brain tumors, college scholarships, Ride for Kids motorcycle charity events, Starry Night walk/runs and more, including the Runzel Brothers Spring Shoot.

Raffle tickets are now available for your chance to win tickets to this year’s Cubs-Sox game, Fishing at Max McGraw Wildlife Foundation and/or $1000 in Saks Fifth Avenue gift cards. For more information on the raffle, visit: http://www.runzelbrothers.com/contact-us-c15n8

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YEAR END PROMOTION


AVB23HDTV 23 AWG MINI HD/SDI COAX - $145 per 1000ft.

Shattuc is offering the ever popular Lake Cable AVB23HDTV at a special limited time price of $145 per 1000 feet. This miniature HD/SDI rated coaxial cable is available in black, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet, gray, and white; as existing stock allows. It is constructed with a solid 23 AWG bare copper center conductor, foam polyethylene dielectric, foil and 97% tinned copper braid shield, with a CMR rated PVC jacket. It has a diameter of .160” +/- .005” and a weight of 20 Lbs per 1000 feet. The AVB23HDTV is comparable to the Gepco VDM230 and <Belden 1855A coaxial cables.

For more information, click here: http://www.shattuc.com

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SMPTE 2015



Visit our booth SC3 at the SMPTE Annual Technical Conference & Exhibit October 26-28 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Hollywood, California. 

SMPTE 2015 includes three days of technical sessions, a high-tech exhibition hall, special events including the annual Awards Ceremony and the new SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival, plus a pre-conference Symposium, bringing you unparalleled opportunities for professional development, relationship building, and “mind sharing.” Presenters and attendees include world-renowned technology thought-leaders. 

The event begins with the daylong SMPTE 2015 Symposium, which will focus on Virtual and Augmented reality (VR and AR) and will examine how VR and AR are changing the media and entertainment industry. This is your chance to engage in the pioneering discussion between the broadcast and cinema and the VR/AR space! Symposium sessions will explore how the new age of content consumption is driving new ways of thinking and new ways of telling stories. Meet sought-after content creators and technology leaders, and open the door to conversation and even future collaboration. Complete with a demo room, this is a rare opportunity for a hands-on demonstration of cutting-edge VR and AR technology. 

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Broadcasters Clinic


Visit us at the Broadcasters Clinic October 13-15 at the Madison Marriott West Hotel in Middleton, Wisconsin. Put on by the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association.

You can find more information and register at: http://www.wi-broadcasters.org/events/broadcasters-clinic

Exhibit Hours:

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Ohio Association of Broadcasters





Be sure to visit us September 23rd at the Ohio Broadcast Engineering Conference where we will be exhibiting.

The 2015 OBEC will take place at the Greater Columbus Convention Center and feature a full day of educational sessions for radio and television engineers, along with a dedicated exhibitors’ showcase.

Presented by:

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Win a Fiber Cleaning Kit!


Enter to win our Fiber Cleaning kit for SMPTE 304 connectors via Social Media! 

Shattuc now offers cleaning kits for fiber optics in the field. 

This SMPTE 304 cleaning kit is available for purchase, contact our sales team today. 

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Lemo Certification

Shattuc is now Certified as a LEMO Assembler of SMPTE / HDTV Cable Assemblies - Specializing in SMPTE LEMO Assemblies and Repairs

Waukegan, IL – 4/30/2015 — Shattuc, a manufacturer of cable assemblies and braided products, announced last week during NAB 2015 in Las Vegas that they have been officially certified by LEMO to build and repair LEMO SMPTE cable assemblies.

LEMO pioneered and set the standard for fiber connectors in the HDTV marketplace.  They developed the 3K.93C Series connectors in the early stages of the introduction of HDTV, becoming the standard for high-definition TV.  It is one of the only connectors being used worldwide that complies fully with SMPTE standards for both signal and cable.  LEMO's 3K.93C connectors are the standard in national and international broadcast facilities.

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WFX Naperville

Be sure to visit us at WFX Reach Conference in Naperville, IL May 28-29, Booth # 5. 

Community Christian Church, Yellow Box

1635 Emerson Ln, Naperville, IL 60540

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