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AN INTRODUCTION TO MEETING ROOM AV SYSTEMS
AV in the workplace increases year on year, whether it’s the webcam you use to skype the occasional off-site meeting or the video wall used for presentations at the year-end company get together. Love it or hate it, it’s part of our working environment so it’s important to have the right equipment suitable for your needs.
AUDIO VISUAL CABLES – USES AND LIMITATIONS
When planning your AV installation there are so many different things to think about it’s super easy to overlook a major flaw in your design so we’re publishing a series of blog posts giving you some helpful tips and tricks to remember when planning your installation.
CHOOSING A PA SYSTEM FOR YOUR OUTDOOR EVENT
Whether it be a church fete, air show, fun run or corporate day a PA system can be an essential part of communicating with the guests and adds to the enjoyment and safety of the event.
CREATING AN OUTDOOR CINEMA IN YOUR GARDEN – THE TECHY BIT
Watching a film outside on a big screen is a great thing to do and is popular for both children’s and grown-up parties. We receive lots of enquiries about hiring the equipment to show a movie outside so we’ve put together this guide to help you understand what you need and how to set it up.
GETTING YOUR CHURCH SERVICE ONLINE – 10 STEPS TO LIVE STREAMING WITH A WEBCAM
With the recent pandemic, Covid-19 has caused a lot of challenges and with the government’s latest mandate for all places of worship to close, it’s more important than ever for you to be able to communicate with your parishioners. Live streams may be the answer.
HOW BRIGHT SHOULD MY PROJECTOR BE?
If you have spent any time browsing the many different projectors on the market you will have noticed that they vary greatly in price and specifications. One of the key features that have a significant bearing on the cost is the brightness or the amount of light that it outputs. Given that this can make so much difference to the price you pay, it is important to know what brightness specification you require.
HOW TO USE THE SHOWTEC COMPACT LED 715 Q4 PAR LIGHT
At AV Unit we know how mind-boggling it can be cycling through menus trying to figure out how to get a lighting fixture to do something. So we can only imagine how frustrating it must be for our hire customers when they have to do the same. We will send out our fixtures pre-set and ready to plug and play, however, we understand that, even with the best planning, sometimes, you might want to change it. That’s why we are putting together a bunch of short instructional videos on how to do just that!
IS YOUR HEARING LOOP SYSTEM UP TO SCRATCH?
Hearing loops are common in public spaces as they assist people with a hearing impairment. They are however commonly misunderstood, forgotten about or even incorrectly installed. AV Unit are trained professional installers of hearing loop systems and in this article, we take a brief look at the purpose of hearing loops and the common myths and pitfalls that you need to avoid.
LASER PROJECTOR VS PROJECTOR WITH BULB
Many projector manufacturers have launched laser projectors. In this article, we explore some of the pros and cons of laser projection and dispel some of the myths associated with them.