Posts made in December 2016

Tips for Setting up the Perfect Presentation Room

surround sound systemsWhether you’re hosting a major national conference or a local business meeting, the most important aspect of your business event is going to be the presentations and speakers who will be giving talks. It’s critical to ensure that the speakers have the setup necessary to deliver a strong presentation.

We’ve all been in big meeting rooms where the presenter doesn’t have the necessary technological support, and there’s nothing more painful than watching someone try to flounder through their presentation when the audience can’t see or hear what they need to.

In order to ensure that your event will be a success, you need to make sure that the audience will be able to see and hear everything that the presenters have to offer.

Hear Clear

Definitely make sure to test out your surround sound systems before the day of the presentation to ensure that everything is in working order. There’s no worse moment of panic for an audio visual technician to endure than watching a presenter get onstage in front of hundreds of people only to realize that their mic isn’t working.

Make sure you can hear everything nice and clear during the setup, and make sure to give yourself some extra time when you’re arranging everything to ensure that you’re able to troubleshoot any issues without going into panic mode.

Seeing Is Believing

Test out your projection system to ensure that it works with the presenter’s laptop before the presentation itself. You don’t want to have to troubleshoot any weird compatibility issues in the middle of the presentation itself, and you don’t want to turn on the projector only to realize that it’s out of focus or that the room is too bright to see the presentation. Make sure you’ve consulted with some commercial theater experts to ensure that everything is in working order before your big event.

Tips for Designing the Perfect Home Theater Room

home theater projectorLet’s face it; no one wants to go to the movies anymore. Between the expensive tickets, the even more expensive popcorn and drinks, and the rude fellow moviegoers who spend half the time fiddling around on their phones, it’s become more of a headache than a treat to go to a movie theater.

Instead, more and more people are opting for a home theater experience, where you can watch the movies you want in the comfort of your own home, without having to deal with rude people or ridiculously expensive concession stands. In order to ensure that your home theater is suited for a great movie night, you should pay attention to how you set things up.

Arrangement

When you’re setting up your own home theater projector, make sure you take the time to choose the proper placement. After all, a projector isn’t going to do you much good if you place it facing a wall that gets a lot of sunlight splashed on it.

Make sure to arrange your home theater in such a way that the screen area will be nice and dark, so that you can watch your movie without light disturbance. Pay attention to where you place your seats, too. After all, you don’t want to arrange it so that someone has to walk in front of the projector every time they go through the room.

Sound Placement

Arguably the most important aspect of getting your home theater right is correct sound equipment placement. The roar of the explosions or the squeal of the car chases won’t be nearly as exciting if you don’t have optimized sound arrangement of your surround sound system, and poor sound equipment arrangement can even lead to dead spots in your theater room. This is something that is best left to the experts to arrange for you.