AV Facilities – technical details

Overview of Audio Visual Facilities

The modern Audio-Visual Facilities see the switch to digital technology whilst still leaving legacy connections for compatibility. Use of all equipment is included in the hire charges and the hirer will be briefed in its use.  

MAIN HALL

Input Technologies and Facilities

  • HDMI video and sound i/p.
  • VGA video i/p.
  • 3.5mm stereo jack socket sound i/p.
  • XLR wired microphone i/ps.
  • Microphones offered include lapel mic, head mic, handheld radio Sennheiser mic and wired Sennheiser mic.
  • Miracast receiver (wireless visual and sound streaming from your Miracast enabled device).
  • Bluetooth receiver (wireless sound streaming from your Bluetooth enabled device).
  • Professional CD, DVD, Blu-ray player.

Output Technologies and Facilities

  • High quality 6500 lumens Optoma 605 digital video projector, rear projection and large 3.5metre motorised screen.

This offers 4:3, 16:10, and 16:9 aspect ratios with automatic switching.

  • Stereo sound from stereo sources e.g. computer.
  • 5 channel Surround Sound for DVD/Blu-ray & switchable Sub-Woofer.
  • Audio output sockets to allow recording of events such as speeches. (3.5mm stereo jack socket & XLRs).
  • Sound Loop for the hearing impaired.

A Lectern is Available if Requested

  • Adjustable reading light, gooseneck mic, sockets for laptop outputs and power.
  • Long umbilical leads available to allow positioning of lectern where needed in the Hall.
  • Fitted Lectern mic available.

Audio-Visual Controls

  • Wall mounted, fully digital, touch screen controls using an easy, intuitive, graphical user interface – no previous knowledge required.
  • All the above controls duplicated on an iPad Mini4 allowing portable control of entire system.
  • Simplified Remote Controls using the above, for screen up/down, projector on/off, DVD transport controls, Miracast, Bluetooth, all input levels and main output amplifier.

Camera

  • USB Web Cam available to project a live demonstration onto the screen.  Ideal for showing a viewing audience a close up of a detailed object or to view a complex procedure.
  • The camera can be tripod or clip mounted which is ideal for Zoom/Teams or hybrid Zoom meetings.

Superfast Broadband and Fast Wi-Fi

Connect easily to our system and allow your guests to do the same.

  • Ideal for video conferencing.

A QuickStart Guide for the Main Hall is available for download here, but the system has been deliberately designed to be intuitive to use.

JUBILEE MEETING ROOM

Input Technologies and Facilities

  • HDMI video and sound i/p.
  • VGA video i/p.
  • 3.5mm stereo jack socket sound i/p.
  • XLR wired microphone input.
  • Microphones offered include lapel mic, head mic, handheld radio Sennheiser mic and wired Sennheiser mic.
  • Miracast receiver (wireless visual and sound streaming from your Miracast enabled device).
  • Bluetooth receiver (wireless sound streaming from your Bluetooth enabled device).
  • Professional CD, DVD, Blu-ray player.
  • Ambient room mic for Sound loop.

Output Technologies

  • High quality digital video projector, front projection.

This offers 4:3, 16:10, and 16:9 aspect ratios

  • Stereo sound support for stereo inputs, e.g. computer.
  • 5 Channel Surround Sound with sub-woofer for DVD/BluRay.
  • Sound Loop for the hearing impaired.

Audio Visual Controls

  • Wall mounted, fully digital, touch screen controls using an easy, intuitive, graphical user interface – no previous knowledge required.
  • All the above controls duplicated on an iPad Mini4 allowing portable control of entire system.
  • Simplified Remote Controls using the above, projector on/off, DVD transport controls, Miracast, Bluetooth, all input levels and main output amplifier.

Superfast Broadband and Fast Wi-Fi

  • Connect easily to our system and allow your guests to do the same.
  • Ideal for video conferencing.

CAMERA

  • Camera available to project a live demonstration onto the screen.  Ideal for showing a viewing audience a close up of a detailed object or to view a complex procedure. 

PLEASE NOTE

It is impossible to provide adaptors for the many possible variations in connections to the Audio-Visual System. If in doubt, hirers are recommended to bring the appropriate adaptors for their devices.