HARRISON, NY, Dec. 20, 2007 — Universal Remote Control, Inc., the leader in control system design and manufacturing for home and professional entertainment systems, has named custom installation specialist Daniel J. Gossel the Grand Prize Winner of its “Triumph with Control” Contest. Gossel receives the Grand Prize of a powerful Triumph Thruxton Motorcycle.
“I’m very excited about winning this,” said Gossel, lead installer for Supercalibrations, a custom home electronics specialist in White Bear Lake, near Minneapolis, Minnesota. “This will be my first bike. I’ve wanted one for quite a while,” Gossel added, noting that the news came as such a surprise he thought at first it might be a joke.
URC’s contest was a virtual race for custom installers in which participants could increase their chances of winning the Grand Prize drawing through their knowledge of or experience with URC’s pioneering MSC-400 Master System Controller. There was no cost to participate.
The Triumph Thruxton awarded to Gossel is a faithful version of a Sixties racer, with adjustable front and rear suspension, aluminum rims and a floating front disc. It combines classic style and perfect proportions with a modern attitude and exhilarating, fluid performance. Its 865cc air-cooled power plant is the most powerful in Triumph’s twin-cylinder line-up. The sturdy, preload adjustable 41mm telescopic forks and twin rear shocks provide superb suspension and compliance. A fully floating 320mm front disc and twin-piston brake caliper contribute powerful, sensitive, braking performance._ Triumph Motorcycles Ltd. was not a sponsor of the contest.
About Universal Remote Control, Inc.
Headquartered in Harrison, New York, Universal Remote Control, Inc. is a world leader in the design, engineering, manufacture and distribution of high-quality remote control devices. Since its establishment in 1991, the company has become highly regarded by consumers and professionals alike, and won numerous industry awards. It supplies millions of remote controls each year to consumers around the world through four primary distribution channels: consumer retail, custom professional, subscription broadcast and OEM.
Over the years, clients have included many leading high-end audio and video manufacturers, and consumer electronics and subscription broadcast companies, including Adcom, B&K, Bright House, Cablevision Systems Corp., Charter Communications, Comcast, Crestron, Denon, Faroudja, Harman/Kardon, Klipsch, Krell, Lexicon, McIntosh, Motorola, NCTC, Rotel, Parasound, Polk Audio, Time Warner Cable, Toshiba, Xantech and Zenith.
Universal Remote Control products are manufactured in Asia and North America in factories that meet rigorous CE, ISO 9001, ETTS, IQNET and TQM certification requirements. For additional technical information, please visit www.universalremote.com.