For Immediate Release

NASHVILLE, TN – April 30, 2001 — Marathon Computer lights the way with the
RackIlluminator, a single or dual light source for your equipment rack.

Wherever your workstation may reside, let the sunshine in with a
RackIlluminator from Marathon Computer. Our adjustable gooseneck lamp lets
you direct light where you want it when you want it. With the
RackIlluminator, your rack carries its own light source, built in and ready
to shine.

“The RackIlluminator is essential to my on-stage set-up,” explains Tom
Yarboro, a professional musician, “Instead of fumbling around in the dark
for equipment knobs, I have split-second access to lighting, a life-saver
for high pressure performances.”

Offered in single or dual lamp models, the RackIlluminator caters to the
demands of your specific workstation. Ideal for spotlighting, upgrades,
servicing – wherever you don’t want to be left in the dark.

RackIlluminator features include:
-Single or dual lamp models
-Off/on switch with dimmer
-Adjustable hood that functions as a heat sink so users won’t burn
fingers when adjusting light direction
-Flexible, 12.5″ gooseneck
-Security clip for tucking neck away when not in use
-5 watt halogen bulb (included)
-120VAC/12VDC adapter with 6′ power cord included
-Metal construction with black finish
-One unit (1.75″) of rack space

Pricing: The RackIlluminator single model [part number: LUM1] is currently
available at the retail price of $50. The RackIlluminator dual model [part
number: LUM2] retails at $60.

About Marathon Computer: Marathon Computer is the premier designer and
manufacturer of rackmount solutions for the Macintosh platform since 1997.
For more information, contact Marathon directly at (800) 832-6326 or visit
their Web site at for a complete
product description.

Michael Rowland
(800) 832-6326