Tony Sprando

Tony Sprando

Tony Sprando has worked in the AV industry since 1994. For the past 15 years, he has sold commercial AV equipment, managed a design process team, managed professional on-site installations, and created operational technology handbooks for customers. Connect with him on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tonysprando

The Similarities of Sound and Light

The Similarities of Sound and Light

Written by Audio Visual Bend Guest Blogger: Isaac Imig, Owner of Integrated Audio/Video Light and sound are both waves. The propagation, or distribution of …

Holding 10,000 Lumens in Your Hands

Holding 10,000 Lumens in Your Hands

A Mix-up for Movie Night This past Friday, the PTO of Lava Ridge Elementary in Bend, Oregon decided to host an End-of-Summer Movie Night in the playground.  …

Array or Not to Array?

Array or Not to Array?

An article by guest blogger, Erik Beyer – Regional VP of Sales – CLAIR Solutions The industry of live sound installations continues to advance with new and …

Saltwater Kills!

Saltwater Kills!

Saltwater kills. These are two words that should never be in the same sentence when you are trying to get your wireless microphones to work. What do Saltwater …

I will not fail.

I will not fail.

“I will not fail.” This thought just came to me recently and it flows from my recent post about building and maintaining “Forever Customers.” Then, I …

Tony’s Rants: Tone Down the Tech!

Tony’s Rants: Tone Down the Tech!

The stack of publications was piling up on the corner of my desk. I thought it was about time to read them.  There were so many articles about using tech in …

You’ve Got the Power… Now Respect it!

You’ve Got the Power… Now Respect it!

Every seasoned audio visual technician can relate to this. There are three things that cause a good working audio visual system to fail: #1 is a user cord, #2 …

Is More Speaker Really Better?

Is More Speaker Really Better?

Pretty much the coolest thing you can do with audio is make a huge wall of speakers (or single huge speaker like Marty McFly in Back to the Future) by tying …

Microphone Placement Is Everything!

Microphone Placement Is Everything!

Today I’d like share about best practices for where to place a fixed microphone when using one for speaking. These best practices apply to everyone including …