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Newly Completed Projects

Southwest Carpenter’s Training Fund, Las Vegas, NV

In February of 2010, AVDB Group completed the installation of audio-video systems for eight Training Rooms located at the JATC Southwest Carpenter’s Training facility.  These systems serve as an integral tool for instructors to share information with the students who are furthering their education as skilled tradesmen.  The video design utilized Sanyo projectors with front projected Draper screens and the audio system consist of Listen Technologies wireless audio transmitters and speakers.

Conrad Prebys Theater, San Diego, CA

January 2010 marked the opening of the Conrad Prebys Theater Center at the Old Globe in San Diego. AVDB Group installed the audio, video and control systems for the Center, which houses the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre and the Karen and Donald Cohn Education Center.

The Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, a 580-seat arena style theater, features a Yamaha 02R96VCM-CA digital mixing console, XTA DP424 processors, Crown CTS600 amplifiers and JBL AC18/95 speakers.

The Karen and Donald Cohn Education Center is a performance and training space. The performance / training space which has a Crestron lighting system that easily allows the users to set lights for almost any situation.  The Plaza entry has OWI LGS170 landscape speakers, which set a nice ambiance while waiting for the start of a show.

  • AV System Designed by Jaffe Holden
  • Project Management by: Andrew Marcheschi
  • Programming by: Jamie Gillespie
  • Crew: Mark Magill, Andy Kubrak, Martin Plotkin, Briand Parenteau, Greg Sanders

KPHO CBS, Phoenix, Arizona

In July 2009, AVDB was contracted to accomplish design build services for Meredith Broadcasting.  The intent was to create a West coast hub at KPHO CBS in Phoenix that would house operations for KVVU Fox in Las Vegas, KPTV Fox 12 in Portland as well as KPDX PDX TV in Portland a “My Network” TV station.

AVDB Group worked directly with the Harris Broadcast division to assist in the implementation of the NetVX system and to ensure connectivity and functional operation with the three other stations. It was crucial that AVDB design a system that entailed triple redundancy for control as well as content to all three stations from the master hub here in Phoenix.

Engineering meetings were held weekly with Ed Williams, Chief Engineer at KPHO, along with Harris Technical Representation to ensure the project was on track and all issues were worked out prior to them occurring.

Products were utilized from the following manufactures: Avocent, Gefen, AJA, Harris Broadcast, ADC, TeleStreams, Evertz, Panasonic, Extron, Canare, TFT, Wohler, EEG, Wholer, RTS, Tandberg and Motorola.

Full Equipment List

  • Motorola DSR-6000 Receivers
  • Tandberg RX-1290/BAS Receivers with applicable licenses
  • Evertz 771DE4-HD+GPI, GPI Encoders
  • Evertz 7700DA7-HD Video DA
  • Evertz 7701FR+PSX Card Frames
  • TFT EAS930A Emergency Broadcast Encoders/Decoders
  • TFT EAS930A Receivers
  • Wohler MON2-3W/HR Dual LCD Monitors
  • Wohler AMP1-S8DA AES Monitors
  • EEG CB512, Caption Legalizer/Relocating Bridges
  • RTS MCE325A4F Intercom Station
  • Avocent Switchview1000, KVM switch
  • Gefen EXT-DVI-2HD/SDISP DVI to HDSDI Converters
  • Telestream FLIPFACTORY PRO HD Software
  • AJA FS1HD/SD Audio Video Frame Sync and converters
  • Panasonic BT-LH1710 HD Monitors
  • Extron 60-957-01 Dual Link DVI Extenders

New Contracting License

AVDB Group obtained a Low Voltage Contracting license in the state of New Mexico. Our new license number is: ES-3 365372. This is the fourth contracting license held by the company. AVDB also holds contracting licenses in Arizona, California and Nevada.

Newly Awarded Projects

Thunder Valley Resort Casino, Lincoln CA

AVDB Group is providing and installing a large-scale L-Acoustic Kudo audio system with L-Acoustic SB-28 sub-woofers in a new multi-use space for Thunder Valley Resort Casinos, located just north of Sacramento, California. Featuring dual Yamaha PM-5DRH consoles and Clair 12AM stage monitors, the system is designed to satisfy even the most stringent touring rider. The video system consists of Three Christie HD-10KM projectors and Stewart projection screens, with Panasonic cameras and switching. The system is designed as a turnkey mobile touring grade system that can be dismantled for use elsewhere on-site. 4-Wall out of Las Vegas is providing stage trussing, Theatrical lighting and Architectural lighting systems, as well as hoist motors and control. Completion is set for September 2010

On Semi Conductor Santa Clara, CA

The project consists of seventeen new boardrooms each equipped with Sanyo PLC-WM5500 video projectors, Draper video screens and Extron processing and room control. All classrooms feature equipment by AKG, Hitachi, Listen Technologies, Panasonic and Samsung.

Paradise Valley Community College, Scottsdale, AZ

Designed by Randall Willis of McKay Conant Hoover (http://www.mchinc.com), the installation consists of outfitting 22 classrooms with cutting-edge audio visual technology made by Listen Technologies, Hitachi, Panasonic, Samsung, AKG and Electro-Voice. Crestron is the control system of choice, and each classroom will be outfitted with a custom designed Spectrum Industries Media Manager lectern.

SGI-USA, San Francisco, CA

AVDB is contracted to upgrade the SGI-USA Cultural Center in San Francisco with a new 1 Chip DLP Sanyo PDG-DHT8000L video projector and Extron/Kramer processing. The audio system consists of Electro-voice loudspeakers processed with Biamp. A new Yamaha console will be installed along with a Vadio HD camera for image magnification purposes.

Ritz Carlton, Scottsdale, AZ

This prestigious high resort is undergoing a substantial renovation of its Ballroom space and ancillary spaces and AVDB was hired to provide and integrate the Audio Video and Digital Signage systems. The distributed audio system is Bose/Atlas Soundolier with Biamp processing and QSC amplifiers. Crestron control is deployed for AV and Room Control. An enterprise level Symon Digital Signage system feeding multiple LCD displays forms part of the project. AVDB is also contracted to provide the structured CAT6 and Fiber infrastructure throughout the facility.

Crafton College, Yucaipa, CA

AVDB was awarded this public works project installation project in April 2010. The Audio Visual systems will be integrated in the Distributed Education Lab, Learning Resource Center, Auditorium, Library and Multipurpose Community Recreational Facility. The AV systems consisting of Stewart Film screens, Panasonic projectors and Polycom video conference systems will be controlled by Crestron remote control systems and AV signal distribution is by means of Crestron Quickmedia. Several Vadio HD video cameras are being deployed in all rooms. The project will be wrapped-up by the end of 2010.

Pureheart Christian Fellowship, Glendale, AZ

We were contracted in 2008 to Design-Build this state-of-the-art Audio Video Systems for Pureheart new Youth Building. The core audio system is L-Acoustic DV-Dosc with DV-Subs and SB28 sub-woofers. The video system consists of Panasonic HXP300 cameras, Sanyo video projectors and Stewart Video Screens. Completion is set for October 2010

Mountain view Hospital, Las Vegas, NV

AVDB was selected to upgrade the twenty year old general and emergency paging systems for this Las Vegas based hospital. Processing is by Biamp, and the amplifiers are all four channel Lab-Gruppen Cx series devices.

St. Therese at Carmel, San Diego, CA

As a design-build project AVDB will be installing Renkus Heinz Iconyx and I-Live systems in the new Parish Hall and Day Chapel. Processing is by Biamp and video projection is by Sanyo/Draper. The first use is scheduled for October 2010.

Phoenician Ballroom Addition Project (Perini Building Company) – “The Ballroom at the Phoenician Resort”

In February 2010, competing against twenty other AV integration companies, AVDB was awarded the contract to provide and install Audio, Video, Integrated Control, and Lighting Control Systems for the Phoenician Resort’s 15,000 sq. ft. Ballroom Addition (Scottsdale, Arizona). The Phoenician is an AAA 5-Diamond Resort, and a Conde Nast ‘Gold’ List property.

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Christ’s Church of the Valley Digital Video Upgrade Systems, Peoria Arizona

AVDB Group in a design-build partnership with Acoustic Dimensions is currently employed by Christ’s Church of the Valley, upgrading the main sanctuary digital video system, from a standard definition system to a 292-M digital 1080i high definition system. The specified equipment include upgrading the Ross Video digital HD switcher and video routers to HD-SDI specifications, supplying new Panasonic HD cameras and Pan-tilt heads and installing new rear project Christie HD-18K’s and a center projection Christie HD-35K projectors all with Stewart Film-screens. The current broadcast control room will also be refurbished to accommodate larger scale LCD and Plasma screen monitoring.

Newly awarded projects and sales:

  • Cal State University Channel Islands North Hall
  • CCV La Curvata – Scottsdale, AZ
  • City of Denver Boetcher Hall, Denver CO L-Acoustic Systems
  • Corpus Christi Catholic Church – San Diego, CA
  • Phoenician Ballrooms and Presentation rooms – Scottsdale, AZ
  • San Diego Hall of Champions Sailing Phase 1 – America’s Cup Room, CA
  • UCLA Telemedicine Facility – Los Angeles CA
  • UCLA HS BV227 CT AND ANGIO Scanner Installation – Los Angeles CA
  • University CA Irvine – Irvine CA
  • Wilshire Boulevard Temple – Los Angeles, CA
  • San Francisco Solano Catholic Church – Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
  • Vista Assembly of Carlsbad – CA
  • Wilshire Blvd Temple – Los Angeles CA

Other selected awarded projects:

  • Cal State University Channel Islands North Hall, Los Angeles, CA
  • Chabot College, Pleasanton, CA
  • Corpus Christi Catholic Church, San Diego CA
  • Corpartes Performing Arts Center, Santiago Chile
  • De Vry College, Long Beach CA and Henderson, NV
  • Emmanuel Faith Community Church, San Diego CA
  • Guyana Princess Night Club, Georgetown, Guyana
  • Old Globe Theater, San Diego CA
  • Point Loma High School, San Diego, CA
  • St. Stephens Catholic Church, San Diego, CA
  • SD Hall of Champions – Sailing Phase 1 – America’s Cup Room, San Diego CA
  • San Francisco Solano Catholic Church, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
  • Scan Health Plan, Long Beach, CA
  • SGI-USA San Fernando, CA
  • SGI-USA San Marcos, CA
  • Sycuan Casino, El Cajon, CA
  • Temple Emanuel, Beverly Hills, CA
  • UCLA HS BV227 CT AND ANGIO SCANNER, Los Angeles, CA
  • UCLA Law Classroom 1457, Los Angeles, CA
  • APS, Phoenix AZ
  • CCV La Curvata Education and Worship Center, Scottsdale
  • On Semi, Phoenix, AZ
  • Chandler Christian Church, Chandler AZ
  • Chase Field, Glendale, AZ
  • Otak, Phoenix, AZ
  • Phoenician Resort, Scottsdale, AZ
  • South Mountain Community College Walltalker, AZ
  • Canal Restaurant Spring Creek Development, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Venetian (Clock Tower), Las Vegas, NV
  • Red Rock (Luxury Suites), Summerlin, NV
  • Shadow Hills Baptist Church, Summerlin, NV
  • University of Nevada – Reno, NV
  • Northern Hills Community Church, Arizona
  • Pureheart, Peoria, Arizona
  • Medicis, Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Church for the Nations. Phoenix, Arizona
  • Mid Western University, Peoria, Arizona
  • USAA, Glendale, Arizona
  • Pima County-Children’s Advocacy Center, Tucson, Arizona
  • Scan Foundation, Long Beach CA and Phoenix Arizona
  • BB Kings Blues Club, Las Vegas Nevada
  • SGI-USA Weston, Florida
  • 1st Marine Logistic Group, Camp Pendleton, California
  • Hope Lutheran Church, Palm Springs, California
  • Onsemi, Phoenix, California, CA
  • Mount Miguel Ret. Center
  • Scan Foundation, Long Beach, California
  • St Therese Catholic Church, Carmel Valley, California
  • Sycuan Casino, California
  • Windward School, Los Angeles, California
  • Yokouchi Center MAC, Maui, Hawaii