Spectrum Blog: Help & How To Articles



Happy St. Patrick's Day!We hope everyone had a wonderful March 17th! St. Patrick’s day may have passed, but we are still feeling pretty lucky! Thank you for being a part of our Spectrum family! Choosing the Best Wireless Display DeviceThe interest in the need to get away from VGA and ... Read More
March 29, 2017nicole smith


Before the end of 2016, Studio Spectrum was approached with an opportunity to bid on an AV upgrade project for Beverly Vista Elementary School. The “ASK” was to provide them with AV design and installation services. Shortly after submitting our bid, we were selected as their trusted audio and ... Read More
March 22, 2017nicole smith


Our clients have been asking us to include some sort of wireless display device in our AV installations. The interest in this need is obvious, everyone is excited to get away from VGA and HDMI cables coiled up on conference room tables – or even piled on the floor. ... Read More
March 8, 2017John Buckowski


Happy Valentines Day!Valentines day is a day to appreciate those you love the most! So this month is all about you! Thank you for being a part of the Studio Spectrum family! We appreciate you more than you know. Happy Valentines Day! Long Beach State of City WebstreamCheck out ... Read More
February 22, 2017nicole smith


The City of Long Beach Mayor’s office presents an Annual State of the City address. It has traditionally been broadcast on the local cable channel after the event, however a technically savvy mayor wanted to make it available as a live web stream. Working with the venue and city staff, ... Read More
February 15, 2017Studio Spectrum


USB Audio to BLU link InterfaceThe BLU-USB allows audio from a PC or Mac to be directly placed onto the BLU link audio bus, enabling easy implementation of softphones for conferencing systems or audio playback directly to and from a computer. Enjoy digital conversion directly to BLU. Its multiple mounting ... Read More
February 8, 2017Studio Spectrum


A Fresh New LookThe new facelift for our Studio Spectrum offices in Burbank underscores our growth and recommitment to extraordinary service. The color choice emphasizes organic growth and the stone accents evoke strength and reliability. We hope you see us that way as well.  Crestron: HD Scaling Auto-Switcher & Extender ... Read More
January 25, 2017nicole smith
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Drawing the SystemThe design process typically starts with the equipment. Once all of the parts are decided on and programmers and installers are happy with the choices, the drawing phase begins. This is one of the most important parts of the pre-planning stages of an AV installation. Starting a ... Read More
January 18, 2017Andrew Mergenthaler


A few months ago Studio Spectrum had the privilege of working with the team at KIPP LA Schools to provide them with AV design and installation services. After a few meetings, we heard the dreams that the staff and team at KIPP LA Schools had for their facility ... Read More
January 11, 2017Studio Spectrum


HD-MD-400-C-EThe HD-MD-400-C-E by Crestron proves to be one of the most advanced switchers on the market. It is incredibly versatile! The HD-MD-400-C-E provides a simple and cost-effective high-definition AV presentation solution for classrooms and meeting spaces. Because it is composed of a compact transmitter and receiver pair, the HD-MD-400-C-E installs in ... Read More
January 4, 2017Studio Spectrum