The Jamieson Way Community Centre aims to support and encourage a wide range of community activities. Wanting to foster community connectedness, it opens its doors to new courses and programs that might interest a broad range of groups. Readily accessible, it seeks to be used by the maximum number of people, catering for people of all ages within the community. To this end, the centre sought to have the latest technology at its disposal to better anticipate and meet the needs of the community.
The team at DIB worked with the team at the community centre to update the AV equipment of the facility. This involved upgrading the hall, providing entry signage, and updating the PA/audio system in the foyer.
The bulk of the AV update was centred around the Hall. For this area, an EPSON EB-2155W 5000 ANSI WXGA Installation Projector. With 5,000 ANSI Lumens of brightness and WXGA widescreen resolution, this projector is capable of producing high-quality, bright and vivid images. Additionally, the projector has the Horizontal Keystone Correction feature, which allows the projector to create a perfectly square image regardless of where the projector is placed in a room. This way, projections will always be framed nicely whilst being crystal clear, even more so with the projector’s Focus Help, which reduces eye strain associated with blurred projections. To go with this projector, a motorised Grandview Smartscreen 120″ 16:10 Projector Screen was installed.
For more intuitive, simplified control of the projector system, DIB installed and programmed a Joey Micro 6 wall control panel for the centre. This panel condenses the operation of the system in one place, negating the need for complex and cumbersome remote controls.These panels are set to include buttons that control the volume, turn the system on or off, and source selection. These panels will also turn off the projector if accidentally left on, saving power and lamp/projector life.
While the projector has advanced networking capability, which allows users to control and present from a remote location, a HDMI input plate connection was also installed to allow users to connect their external devices locally.
MIPRO UHF Wireless Microphones were also installed. Using UHF quality equipment, this system will automatically shift channels to ensure optimum clarity for any audio output. Further, a pair of premium Kramer 6.5″ & 1″ driver passive speaker and an AMD Class D – DSP amplifier system 200w Mono were installed to ensure that audio is not only high quality, but they also provide great sound reinforcement. An audio only 3.5mm input was installed so that users can easily directly connect an iPod/MP3 player and play audio through the speakers.
DIB also installed an ICON audio wall control panel so that the user may adjust the levels of the microphones, projector and iPod/MP3 input without needing to confront the more complex mixer/amplifier controls that are installed for the system.
To provide entry signage, DIB installed an LG Commercial Lite integrated HDTV, 55″ Full HD Commercial monitor. With full HD 1920×1080 resolution, this monitor is capable of displaying vibrant, high-quality images and videos for 16 hours a day, 7 days a week to visitors of the centre.
For the foyer, the PA/audio system was improved by installing six quality AM 4″ and 1″ driver passive speakers and a paging microphone. These quality speakers were spread throughout the centre’s hallway to allow for background music and announcements to be heard. Further, a four input AMC+120 Mixer Amplifier was installed to give users control over the levels of the audio coming from the microphone and iPod/iPhone input.
For assistance with your custom audiovisual requirements, contact a DIB Audio Visual Solutions Consultant today. Phone (03) 9457-4800 or contact us.