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Capitol Expands Availability of Sony Products to its Dealers in IA, KS, MO, NE and Southern IL

EAGAN, MN, July 21, 2015 – Capitol, the leading consumer electronics distribution source for residential systems and light commercial contractors, now offers Sony audio/video products to its customers in Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, and southern Illinois, bringing the total number of states where Sony products are available to Capitol’s dealer and installer customers to nine. The distributor currently offers Sony products to select dealers in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and the western portion of Wisconsin.

As is the policy with Sony products, eligible dealers must first be certified before having access to the market-leading consumer electronics products offered by the manufacturer.

“The least surprising element of our relationship with Sony is how popular it is with our dealers in eligible regions,” said Curt Hayes, President and CFO, Capitol. “The Sony name resonates with end-users as a company that consistently offers groundbreaking products and technologies that are often seen as setting the bar for the entire market. Our dealers who carry the Sony line confirm every day that it is a crucial element in their success.”

Sony products are some of the most acclaimed in the history of consumer electronics, encompassing the latest advances in audio, video, and digital imaging. Among the company’s myriad product offerings are the industry-leading HTST5 HD Soundbar with wireless subwoofer, delivering 7.1 channels of high-performance audio from seven discrete digital amplifiers and nine speakers. Sony also offers a new line of hi-resolution audio products, including the MDR1A premium over-ear headphone. When combined with a hi-res. player such as the company’s NWZA17 Hi-Res. Walkman Digital Music Player, music lovers can enjoy a true audiophile listening experience with Sony’s personal audio products.

“Capitol understands the needs of the independent and regional dealers who are more likely to have ongoing relationships with their customers, and are there in need of very specific solutions to each of their clientele’s interests,” said Frank Sterns, Vice President A/V Specialty; Custom Integration. “We’re looking forward to this expansion of our work with Capitol, associating our products with one of the leading CE and CI distributors in the business.”

About Capitol

Capitol is the leading distribution source for residential systems contractors, retailers, PRO AV contractors, and premium incentive resellers who are looking for home theater, telephone, integrated home systems, and commercial AV products. The company is famous for taking a 360-degree approach to its business, offering retailers high-quality products at competitive prices, plus hands-on application training, expert technical help and unmatched customer service. Capitol offers hundreds of application-based education courses throughout the year, including filled-to-capacity classes at CEDIA and other industry events, in addition to “on campus” programs at the company’s headquarters as well as the company’s web site. For further information, visit the company’s web site at, or call 1-800-467-8255. Media inquiries should be directed to Adam Sohmer; Sohmer Associates, LLC; 347-662-6535; [email protected].