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TechDecisions Guide to 6 Game Changing, Affordable Multi-format Video Switchers
This guide shows a selection of affordable multi-format video switchers with universal input capability and flexibility needed to handle just about every conceivable format, and also produce outputs to meet almost any display or projection device’s requirements, has become available for well under $10,000. In fact Roland's V40HD lists for $4,495. Each will help you make showing any presentation format possible and at a very low cost compared to even last year.

Audio Spectrum Analysis Apps to Help in Setting Up Your Christmas Service Productions
13 apps specifically designed to convert real-time-audio content into spectrogram graphs for Android and Apple devices.

Take Charge of Latency in Your Audio
Audio engineers are often bedeviled by latency in the recording and reproduction chains. The latency demon pops up in live sound reinforcement when you’re trying to support a dispersed audience, discombobulates us in the broadcast world when lip movements don’t align and confuses us when we try to make a decent mobile phone call.

Most Impressive A/V Photos of Summer
Summer is easing into autumn and with that journey we take a look at the hottest A/V projects we saw. Blue Man Group, GE's massive video wall and the latest from the innovative Leon speakers are just some of the best efforts we saw.

TechDecisions Guide to 16 Projection Screens for Houses of Worship
Choosing the best projection screen should be a simple process, but you have to get the best one for your setup. Fred Ampel discussed the points you need to take into consideration and suggests some options.

Projection Trends II: Creating Warping for Your Church
Image geometry correction is the latest technology incorporated into projectors to create the warping of the image. Using either graphics processing or signal processing, the latest technology can correct many imaging woes.

ZIGEN Announces New ZIG-CX-100 HDMI Over Coax Extender Kit with 3D Pass-Through
Zigen Corp announced its new ZIG-CX-100 HDMI over Coax Extender ideal for retrofits and upgrades a well as installs that require multiple displays to show the same HDMI content.

What Your Church Needs to Know to Create the Best A/V RFP - Learn What Makes a Good Request for Proposal
Expert tips on how to create the Best A/V RFP. A good Request for Proposal needs to have a clearly-defined scope. Understanding new technologies, the attention to detail that accounts for every circumstance needs to be tempered with the clarity that prevents it from becoming an overwhelming document.

DPI Showcases a 3D-Capable Projector That Supports HDBaseT
New projector offers the latest technologies with 7,500 lumens of brightness output.

Optoma Debuts Two Portable 3D Projectors
Optoma introduced two 3D portable projectors weighing just 3 lbs. Both models, the W304M and the X304M use a Texas Instrument DLP chip, have multiple options for connectivity and include wireless capability. The W304M has 3,100 lumens and the X304M has 3,000 lumens.

Best Audio Spectrum Analysis Apps for iOS and Android
13 apps specifically designed to convert real-time-audio content into spectrogram graphs for Android and Apple devices.

The Science (and a little Art) of Loudspeaker Placement
Frederick J. Ampel discusses what's out there for loudspeaker systems and how best to place them for your application. He breaks down what distributed and directional systems are and helps you pick the right one.

TechDecisions Guide to 65 Small On-wall or Surface-mount Loudspeakers
Surface-mount or on-wall loudspeakers are often useful where others fail. Learn more about these overlooked gems. In the round-up check out products from Community Pro, JBL, QSC, ElectroVoice and many others.

TechDecisions Guide to 37 Large-venue High-brightness Projection Systems for Houses of Worship
Frederick J. Ampel discusses how best to choose large-venue high-brightness projectors. He also illuminates on the history of the projector. The evolution of large image projection has now reached an unprecedented level of capability, image quality and brightness. Lumen levels near and above 30-40K are now feasible and you can pretty much find a product to meet any size screen and brightness level you could possibly imagine.

Power Over HDBaseT: What Is It, Why Use It?
Simplify A/V installations with Power Over HDBaseT. Two obvious benefits of providing power via network cabling are convenience and cost. Like PoE, POH means that the location doesn't need to have a power outlet nearby, or go to the cost and effort of bringing in a union electrician in order to do AC wiring. It's also much easier to centrally control devices and you can remotely power down devices to save energy or to blank the display during system maintenance. Learn more about this standard.




Many churches face acoustical challenges in both their worship spaces and office environments. Learn about what you should consider when audio and voice projection mingle with privacy and productive communication in your house of worship.