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Programming Fundamentals

Audience Profile

The Brainbox Foundation Programming Fundamentals exam is intended for programming professionals experienced with control systems in the Pro AV industry. The exam focuses on general, basic knowledge that all control systems programmers should posses to work proficiently in the Pro AV market. This is a manufacturer-independent certification intended for programmers of all types including AMX, Control4, Crestron, Elan, RTI, Universal Remote Control, Vantage, etc.

Topics Covered

  • A/V Basics
  • Basic Logic
  • Data Types
  • Communication Types
  • Math
  • Memory
  • Network Basics
  • Numeric
  • PC Skills
  • Serial Communications
  • Subsystems Integration
  • User Interface


This exam has 30 true/ false and multiple choice questions. They are randomly selected from a larger pool to ensure exam integrity. Questions are categorized and you will be provided a detailed break-down of categorized results upon completion.

Time: 20 minutes
Scoring: At the conclusion of the exam your final score is derived as a percentage of questions answered correctly.
Passing Score: 80%
Attempts: This exam may be taken a maximum of 2 times

Exam Controls

During the exam you will see the exam controls across the bottom of the screen.

Question Count: Progress bar and counter indicate the current question and number of remaining questions.
Elapsed Time: Progress bar indicates the elapsed time compared to the maximum time allowed.
Next: When you complete a question, click the Next button to move to the next question. It is not possible to return to previous questions.

Do not use your browser's navigation buttons (back, refresh, etc.) during the exam.

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