Category Archive: Consumer Advice

24/7 Large Format Displays And Why They Can Help Your Business

If your business or institute regularly uses video displays as part of its day-to-day operations, you may want to consider using Large Format Displays (LFDs) over consumer monitors. Consumer displays – flat screen televisions etc – are not ideally suited for prolonged use where the same roster of content is shown on repeat throughout most, …

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Why Widescreen Digital Projectors Are The Future For Classrooms

At Smart Audio Visual, we have a lot of experience in providing the best possible AV solution for classrooms of all shapes, sizes and year groups. However, we sometimes find that clients make decisions on which equipment to purchase based purely on how much it costs, overlooking key technical factors. This approach is particularly indicative …

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Going 3D? The Difference Between ‘Passive’ And ‘Active’

If you’ve been looking into upgrading your home cinema setup to take advantage of 3D, you may have noticed that prefixes such as Active and Passive have been cropping up on product specifications. If you’re stuck between choosing two televisions, each with a different type of 3D, yet both boasting different credentials about why their 3D …

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Radio Mic Frequency Switchover: What You Need To Know

If you or your organisation use radio microphones on a regular basis, there is a strong chance that you will be affected by the frequency changes about to occur. The 854 – 862MHz frequency range, Channel 69, will be illegal to use as of 1st October 2012 and will permanently cease as of 1st January …

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