Audio Video Tools

Sometimes it is difficult to find what you are looking for in the world of audio video. That’s why we created this page. It is a repository of various calculators, tools, and tricks to help you do your job. If you have any suggestions to add to the list please send us a note at 

Projector Lens Calculators

  1. Projector Central – Find any projector’s throw distance for any screen size with this calculator.
  2. NEC – Projection throw distance calculator for NEC projectors.
  3. Christie Digital – Throw distance calculator for Christie projectors.
  4. BenQ – Throw distance calculator for BenQ projectors.
  5. Canon – Throw distance calculator for Canon projectors.
  6. Panasonic – Throw distance calculator for Panasonic projectors.

Projector Screen Calculators

  1. Draper – Projection screen surface selector.
  2. Draper – Front projection screen surface and feature reference tool.
  3. Draper – Screen size calculator.
  4. Draper – Common projection formats.
  5. Strong MDI Screens – Aspect ratio calculator


  1. Peerless-AV – Find the Peerless-AV mount that matches your flat panel display or projector.
  2. Legrand | AV – Mountfinder helps you find a mount to fit your device.
  3. Premier Mounts – Premier Mounts is the leader in superior display mounting solutions


  1. Extron – Extron Audio Tools help you find the audio calculations for your project including ceiling speaker calculator, XTRA™ Series energy usages and thermal dissipation, amplifier power required, dB to volts, inverse square law, Ohm’s law, power ratio, and voltage ratio.
  2. Sound Devices – Determine the amount of storage space your digital audio will use or the amount of digital audio time storage space will allow.
  3. Rane/AES – Pro Audio Style Guide that provides clear definitions of terminology for pro audio writing.
  4. AES – Pro Audio Reference Books.
  5. Crown by Harman –  Crown System Design Tools allows you to calculate:dB Power Ratio, dB Voltage Ratio, Amplifier power required, Inverse Square Law, Line loss, Ohms/Watt’s Law, and Constant voltage.
  6. Dbx by Harman – dbx System Design Tools allows you to calculate: dB Power Ratio, dB Voltage Ratio, Amplifier power required, Inverse Square Law, Line loss, Ohms/Watt’s Law, and Constant voltage.
  7. Soundcraft by Harman – Soundcraft System Design Tools allows you to calculate: db Power Ratio, db Voltage Ratio, Amplifier power required, Inverse Square Law, Line loss, Ohms/Watt’s Law, and Constant voltage.
  8. ATlasIED – The AtlasIED Loudspeaker Placement Tool makes it easier to select the proper speaker positioning in a room.
  9. Baimp – Biamp provides calculators that help with planning your project and using Biamp products. These calculators include: Date code lookup, Power draw/Heat dissipation calculator, Audia/Nexia command string calculator, and Tesira command string calculator.

Rack Building Tools

  1. Legrand | AV – Rack and Furniture Tools help simplify and guide you to the perfect design solution.

Room Builders

  1. Extron – Extron Tech Tools help you find the calculators and configurators you need for your project including: audio calculator, optical loss budget calculator, 4K data rate calculator, storage capacity calculator, XTP energy consumption calculator, eBUS power calculator, SMX matrix configurator, Matrix builder, TeamWork system builder, XTP system builder, Classroom AV system builder, Cable Cubby builder, Connectivity configurator, AAP selector, AVEdge builder, Custom button builder, AutoCAD blog diagrams, Revit BIM files, A&E specifications, Panel drawings, Product specifications, and 4:4:4 Test Pattern.
  2. FSR – FSR IPS Planner helps you design a configuration of IPS components.


Vanco Unveils Versatile Outdoor Speaker Kit with Landscape Subwoofer

Vanco International LLC has launched the LSKIT-BSC Beale Street Audio Outdoor Speaker Kit, designed for both commercial and residential use in outdoor settings such as dining areas, beer gardens, patios, and pool decks.