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12 Jan
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Xantrex Launches “TECH DOCTOR LIVE!”

As part of its continued commitment to providing educational solutions for electronic enthusiasts while leveraging the latest social media platforms, Xantrex Technology today announced the launch of TECH DOCTOR LIVE! This new online video library housed on the Xantrex YouTube channel complements the previous print-only “Tech Doctor” editorial series which has been supplied to media outlets and partners, to rave reviews.

“We launched the Tech Doctor program two years ago to address common concerns and questions that end-users, installers and DIYers had regarding electronic products and power systems situated aboard boats, trucks and RVs,” said Xantrex Marketing Manager Mitul Chandrani. “Editors and technical writers in multiple industries have been highly complimentary of the content and have utilized this service and reproduced it for their respective audiences, to great success. Due to the positive demand and response generated, we decided to expand the offering on our YouTube channel.”

A wide range of topics have been repurposed for the video channel, with more planned for the future in both print editorial and video applications. Xantrex takes special care to ensure these quality programs focus on education.

“We clearly understand that today’s smart buyer is seeking to become as educated as possible and most turn to the web for research,” added Don Wilson, Xantrex Sales Application Specialist, aka the Tech Doctor. “We made a corporate commitment to serving as an educational resource to our customers and prospects, as well as to the media within the industries in which we operate. The more we can assist in this regard, the more we can satisfy the wants and needs of our customers.”

“Tech Dr.” Don Wilson

Besides authoring the Tech Doctor series since its launch, Wilson has delivered multiple presentations and seminars at industry trade and consumer shows for several years. “I’m excited that Xantrex decided to ramp up the program in this manner and based on the feedback received to date, I believe it will be well received by consumers in the markets we serve,” said Wilson.

In addition to TECH DOCTOR LIVE, the past two years have been significant for Xantrex from a marketing perspective. The company has launched a totally re-designed website as well as key social marketing initiatives such as Twitter and YouTube. In addition, Xantrex also launched Xnews, a regular online e-newsletter for customers and prospects which is e-blasted to a growing opt-in trade and consumer database.

To view the Xantrex TECH DOCTOR LIVE, visit
To request print or video editions of Tech Doctor, please email Marketing Manager Mitul Chandrani –

About Xantrex Technology Inc.
Xantrex Technology Inc., a subsidiary of Schneider Electric, is a world leader in the development, manufacturing and marketing of advanced power electronic products and systems for the mobile power markets. The company’s products convert and control raw electrical power from any central, distributed, renewable, or backup power source into high-quality power required by electronic equipment. Xantrex is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, with facilities in  the United States.

About Schneider Electric
As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in energy and infrastructure, industrial processes, building automation, and data centres/networks, as well as a broad presence in residential applications. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, and efficient, the company’s 110,000 plus employees achieved sales of 19.6 billion euros in 2010, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations “Make the most of their energy.”

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