About Us

Looking for a better playback solution?

High end media servers can be expensive and complicated, while lower cost playback software can be limited and unreliable. Our focus here at Sonoran Video Systems is to offer a better playback solution for the live events, corporate audio visual, digital signage, broadcast, and house of worship industries.


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Our Team & Products

Our incredibly talented team of software engineers, graphic designers, CAD specialists, and audio/video engineers have created a reliable, intuitive and affordable playback solution, we call the Coyote Playback Server. The Coyote is a 2RU playback server with a free control software application for Windows or Mac.


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Our Company

We're a small privately-held company in Tempe, AZ. Our office is located at 4801 S. Lakeshore Drive #207, Tempe, AZ 85282. If you are looking for employment opportunities with our company, please contact us via email.

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Meet The Team

Dave McBride

Founder/ CTO

Dave lives in Tempe, AZ and is the proud father of three awesome kids. He has been in the broadcast and live events industries for over 20 years with extensive experience as a Video Engineer and Christie Spyder Op. Dave and his wife Tandy developed and recently sold Show Pro Software to focus on the new business. Dave now oversees the team at Sonoran Video Systems.

Tandy McBride


Director of Operations

Tandy has a BSBA in Entrepreneurial Studies from Hawaii Pacific University in Honolulu. She has many years experience traveling the world as a corporate meeting planner. Tandy currently oversees Accounting and Operations in the Sonoran Video Systems’ Tempe office. If you come to the office please bring chocolate.

Daniel Hopson

Software Developer/

Computer Tech

Daniel is a C programmer with a large knowledge of Windows, linux and everything computer related. When not working in the office Daniel likes to listen to heavy metal and work on various hardware projects.


Rob Nimmo

Media Services

Rob brings a wealth of knowledge to Sonoran Video Systems. From video editing to systems engineering, Rob's video and show site experience helps us create incredible products. When Rob is not playing with video he enjoys hiking, chess and quantum physics.

Scott Thomas

Software Developer

Scott comes to us with an incredible background in software development. He is a Senior Software Engineer experienced in development, design, debugging, and is proficient in a wide range of programming languages, software tools, and development environments. When he is not coding Scott enjoys running for fun. He recently completed a half marathon in San Diego.


Software Developer

Arshak has been working in the field of video, audio and image processing for more than 10 years. He's worked on multiple large scale projects for large TV broadcasters. In his spare time he enjoy hobbies, which include hiking, boxing and chess.


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Sonoran Video Systems LLC

P.O. Box 26817

Tempe, AZ 85285



Year Warranty

* 2 year warranty on AJA Kona parts. 1 year warranty for all other parts and hardware. See legal page for details.