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AV Racking

AV racking: the key pillar of any Smart Home

The need for racks is beginning to expand beyond just AV equipment; the growing popularity of smart home technology means more and more devices are going into homes. This drives a need for custom racking which neatly and efficiently tucks everything away.

3 months ago

What is Contrast and why does it matter?

Contrast or Contrast ratio is the measure of white to black and allows the viewer to see a higher range of colour and subtle shades. The higher the contrast ratio the higher the detail and quality within the projected image.

1 year ago
LCD vs DLP projectors

Projector Types - LCD vs DLP - What is the difference?

The two most popular types of projectors are 3LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) and DLP (Digital Light Processing). We look at how these two different types of projectors work.

1 year ago
AV Rack Mounts

How to Layout an AV Rack

In this blog we are discussing AV rack layout. AV Racks are most successful when well planned out and designed. We have therefore answered some of the most common questions below to help with the layout of your AV rack.

1 year ago
projector lift in action

4 ways to mount a projector

The UK residential custom home installation sector is now estimated to be worth around £1.07 billion according to CEDIA. Audiovisual projects account for nearly 50% of all installations in the UK. Home cinemas taking a 21% slice and lighting control/design the second most popular at 12%. Whilst we are all looking to integrate more technology into our homes, minimalism has also become the most popular design system over the past few years. So how do we achieve both? Is it possible to integrate technology into your home without upsetting aesthetics?

The answer is simple really, hide it!

1 year ago
Choosing the right size projector screen

Choosing a projector screen size for your home cinema

When designing your home cinema one of the considerations will be which screen size to go for. Here we give you some tips on how to get the projector screen size right.

2 years ago
In ceiling projector screen

3 Ways To Hide A Projector Screen

It is possible for projector screens to be almost invisible when not in use.

Often the perception of a cinema room is a mass of electronic hardware. An ugly projector screen on the wall and a projector bolted to the ceiling dominating a space. This simply does not have to be the case though. If you want to turn your regular lounge into a home cinema system then you will want a discrete system.

There are many different ways of hiding your screen so that it is only visible when required. Your choice will very much depend on your particular application and the stage at which you are at in your project. Take a look at some of the most popular me

2 years ago