Boston University, Learning and Event Technology Services
725 Commonwealth Ave. 
Boston, MA 02215

Time: 8:00–5:00 Eastern Time

Power Up Your AV Performance!

Uncover best practices on how to adjust an AV system for optimal performance in this workshop-style course.

Who Should Take This Course

AV professionals who work on AV systems after initial power-up including:

  • Installation technicians
  • System commissioners
  • Others who configure systems, perform testing, and verify compliance with standards and other documentation


It is recommended that students complete Elements of Setup and Verification Online before taking this course.

Course Features

  • Learn to set up audio processors, gain structure and equalization
  • Create a Networked Device Inventory and use network fault detection and troubleshooting tools
  • Explore control system signal transport and testing procedures
  • Measure and verify projected image system contrast
  • Understand digital AV formats
  • Learn how to document your progress and finish the project
  • Conduct basic system troubleshooting
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  • AVIXA Member: Premium: $1,172 USD | Elite: $1,034 USD
  • Non-Member: $1,378 USD

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chuckespinoza.tmbmedium (1)Chuck Espinoza, CTS-D, CTS-I

Mr. Charles (Chuck) Espinoza, AVIXA Staff Instructor, has over 26 years’ experience in the Audio video industry with 13 years in the United States Marine Corps - 8 of those years as Platoon Sergeant and Marksmanship instructor.  In the U.S. Marine Corps, Mr. Espinoza was the Chief Sound System Engineer for the United States Marine Corps’ Musical field units. Since retiring from the Marines, he has held a variety of positions supporting commercial and federal government clients, including sound system engineer, project manager, senior integration engineer, chief training officer, quality assurance engineer, and Director of Operations. 

Mr. Espinoza has contributed to the development of hundreds of audio visual professionals in his numerous professional training roles, as well as through his leadership in AVIXA, the Audio Visual Integrated Experience Association. 

Mr. Espinoza has served on the Scheme and Item Writers committee for the creation and continuing oversight of the ANSI CTS-I certification exam, as an InfoComm’s Leadership Search Committee Member and Chair of InfoComm’s Certification Steering Committee, as well as a contributor the InfoComm Installation Handbook.  His credentials include: AVIXA Certified Technical Specialist – Installation (CTS-I), AVIXA Certified Technical Specialist – Design (CTS-D),  AV9000 Certified Quality Assurance Technician (CQT), Project Management Professional (PMP), Imaging Science Foundation Certified Commercial Display Calibrator (ISF-C), Digital Media Certified Technician (DMC-T), Digital Media Certified Designer (DMC-D), Digital Media Certified Engineer (DMC-E), Extron Audio Video Associate (EAVA), Extron Certified Control Associate (ECA), Projection Design Certified Product Specialists Platinum Level, Listen Technologies Certified for Induction  Loop Design, Installation, and Commissioning - Level 2, and ClearOne Certified Technical Specialist and ATD Master Trainer. 

Mr. Espinoza has also, recently, been inducted into the SCN 2018 Hall of Fame.

AVIXA_RUCTS: 24 | CTS-D: 24 | CTS-I: 24 | Max: 24


Event Information

14-16 January 2020

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Eastern Standard Time