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CTS-I Certified Technology Specialist-Installation Exam Guide, Second Edition
CTS-I Certified Technology Specialist-Installation Exam Guide, Second Edition

CTS-I Certified Technology Specialist-Installation Exam Guide, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

ISBN10: 1260136094 | ISBN13: 9781260136098
By NA AVIXA Inc. and Andy Ciddor
© 2021

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The Most Complete, Up-to-Date CTS-I Exam Study System
Published with AVIXA™, CTS®-I Certified Technology Specialist-Installation Exam Guide, Second Edition provides comprehensive coverage of all exam objectives on the leading internationally recognized certification for audiovisual installation professionals. Each chapter features learning objectives, best practices, diagrams, photos, and chapter review questions with in-depth explanations. Designed to help you prepare for the CTS-I exam, this authoritative resource also serves as an essential on-the-job reference.

Online content includes:

  • New CTS-I sample questions from AVIXA
  • Link to a library of installation and AV math videos
  • Link to AVIXA standards
Covers all CTS-I exam objectives, including how to:

  • Manage an AV project
  • Interpret AV documentation
  • Conduct pre-installation activities
  • Route, pull, and terminate cable
  • Mount AV equipment
  • Build and wire racks
  • Install audio systems
  • Install video systems
  • Verify systems
  • Work with networks
  • Perform system closeout
  • Maintain and repair AV systems

PART I The CTS-Installation and CTS-I Exam  
1 Getting CTS-I Certification  
2 The CTS-I Exam  
PART II The Basics of AV Installation  
3 Managing an AV Project  
4 Audiovisual Documentation  
5 Pre-installation Activities  
PART III System Fabrication  
6 Cable Essentials  
7 Mounting AV Equipment  
8 Rack Build  
PART IV AV Installation  
9 Audio Systems Installation  
10 Video Systems Installation  
PART V System Setup, Verification, and Closeout  
11 Introduction to System Verification  
12 Networks  
13 Audiovisual Control Systems  
14 Audio Gain and System Equalization  
15 Video System Setup and Verification  
16 Conducting System Closeout  
17 Maintain and Repaire Audiovisual Systems  
PART VI Appendices and Glossary  
App A Math Formulas Used in AV Installations  
App B AVIXA Standards  
App C AVIXA AV Standards Clearinghouse  
App D Video References 

About the Author


InfoComm International is the trade association representing the professional audiovisual and information communications industries worldwide. From offices around the world, InfoComm serves its members and the industry through: Education, including technical and business courses, in the classroom and online, resources, such as AV standards, thought pieces and market research, and through events, including local roundtables and international trade shows. Established in 1939, InfoComm has more than 5,000 members, including manufacturers, systems integrators, dealers and distributors, independent consultants, programmers, rental and staging companies, end-users and multimedia professionals from more than 80 countries.

Andy Ciddor

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