Don’t forget to enter our Design Awards- LAST CHANCE to enter!

In one page or less, please tell us how D-Tools Software has helped you win a specific bid, increased your profitability/reduced time on a project, positively affected your company ROI, saved a project or any other ways D-Tools has helped your business.

We want to hear your best, most exciting stories about your use of D-Tools software and see your greatest and most complex D-Tools designs. Prizes will be awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. All entries must include a story as well as designs created in D-Tools software. Winners will be selected by the D-Tools Executive team. The winning entries will be judged on a number of criteria, including originality, use of D-Tools’ software, overall design and which entries best communicate and demonstrate the system designer’s grasp of the software.


1st place Prize – Atlantic Technology – FS-5000 MSRP $1,600.00

This sleek, 50”-long unit contains three extremely powerful, front speakers—left, center, and right—in a single enclosure. It’s perfect for the person who has a large flat-screen TV in a very big room, and simply wants an attractive, one-piece speaker solution without all the visual clutter of separate left, center, and right speakers.


2nd place – URC – MX 5000 MSRP $1,199.95


The MX-5000 is a 2-way wand-style touch screen color remote control that provides network control of many popular IP-based components. In addi­tion to its stunning design, it offers a fully cus­tomizable GUI on a large color screen that sends vibrating “haptic” feedback confirm­ing each button selection. The revolutionary MX-5000 brings the power of WiFi networking to the home theater without compromising simplic­ity.


3rd place – Atlona Technologies – DIS7-PROHD MSRP $499.00

Atlona Technologies presents the greatest tool any custom installer or integrator will ever buy. The DIS7-PROHD is a rugged 7” display designed to test any AV system. Able to capture EDID from displays, and display complete information including HDMI, DVI, VGA, Component, and 3D signals it is perfect for testing any complex system. With the DIS7-PROHD, say goodbye to wasting valuable time and money, ripping apart walls and ordering multiple testing equipment in order to trouble-shoot install issues.


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