Category Audiovisual Resources

Cables To Go Launches New Branding, Names AVI-SPL Partner of Year at InfoComm 2012

C2G logo and booth at InfoComm 2012

Las Vegas – Last week, from its booth at InfoComm 2012, Cables To Go  announced its rebranding as C2G. In its press release, the company states that with the new branding, “We now have better alignment between our products and brand that communicates our offering to key partners and customers.”

While at the event, C2G gave AVI-SPL its Partner of the Year award during its Partner Appreciation Dinner on June 13. Criteria for the award include total partner revenue, joint market share and diversity of the partner’s portfolio.

“It’s exciting to work hand-in-hand with such a well-known integrator and provide mutual value in areas that really help drive our businesses such as marketing, business development, vertical markets and international opportunities,” said Gregory Billhardt, executive vice president of Lastar, parent company of C2G. “Supporting AVI-SPL has been a welcome opportunity for C2G and we’re looking forward to continued success.”

Essential AV Apps and Tools

Corporate Tech Decisions recommends some of the best applications for AV technicians and consultants. The apps — variously designed for the Android, iPhone and other smartphones — include spectrum analyzers; distance, lighting and electricity calculators; and audio analyzers.

Did you know that AVI-SPL has an AV Lab that contains AV tools gathered from our manufacturer partners? At this convenient, free resource, you’ll find CAD drawings, spec sheets, project calculators and training materials. Find out more about how AVI-SPL helps consultants with its AV Lab.

AVTEQ Introduces TeamSpace Video Conferencing Furniture

AVTEQ TeamSpaceAVTEQ has recently introduced its TeamSpace collaboration center, which combines a table, screen-mount area and camera shelf into a freestanding, adaptable workstation. TeamSpace is customizable to match the color and wood laminate details of your existing office environment.


  • Supports single or dual displays up to 46 inches
  • 20RU of rack space
  • Blonde, cherry or mahogany veneer table top
  • Customizable

Download the TeamSpace brochure and see additional AVTEQ business solutions at the AVI-SPL partner catalog.


AVTEQ, Inc., located in Dallas, Texas, is the largest manufacturer of videoconferencing carts in the A/V furniture industry. The companydelivers cost-efficient, all-inclusive products that do not require accessories and upgrades to be practical and efficient. AVTEQ has become the preferred choice of hundreds of Global 1000 and Fortune 500 clients because of unmatched quality, service and product innovation. It stocks a full line of A/V and digital signage support products, as well as custom develops and designs solutions for unique videoconferencing, business, and retail applications.

Contemporary Research Mixer/Amp for Flat-Panels and Projectors

Contemporary Research’s 232-Amp+ is a programmable mixer/amplifier that integrates with video projectors and flat-panel displays, offering twice the power over its predecessor. When mounted and used in conjunction with a CR tuner, the 232-Amp+ becomes an AV tuning/audio solution for projectors. Though the mono inputs are fixed, volume and max/min gain are programmable.


  • Stereo line-level audio input
  • Two mono aux inputs
  • Drives stereo speakers at 32W watts per channel @ 8 ohms, 40W per channel @ 4 ohms
  • Energy-efficient Class D amplifier

See more Contemporary Research solutions at its AVI-SPL products page.

Cables To Go Explains USB for AV Integrators

Cables To Go hubIn this webinar, Joseph Cornwall of Cables To Go explores USB, including its topology, parameters and how USB power demand can affect system performance. Cornwall offers a wealth of helpful information for the AV professional, such as tools for USB system analysis. Visit the following link for USB for AV applications webinar, (under “pre-recorded webinars) or go to the AVI-SPL AV Lab, where you’ll find this along with many other resources we’ve consolidated for architects, consultants and designers.