AV Installation Tips

TechShop: AV Installation Tips

This is the presentation used to support the AV Installation Tips & Tricks lecture.


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Q: Can I leave the equipment switched on all the time?
A: No - equipment should be powered down when the show is not open to conserve energy.

Q: Can I use an electrical timer to automate the switch on/off of equipment?
A: For most types of AV equipment this should be OK - the main exception is data projectors (or anything that has to complete a timed shutdown process). If in doubt, check with a technician.

Q: What is the best way of switching off a data projector?
A: Switch it off at the unit - not at the wall. This allows the internal fan to run for a couple of minutes to properly cool the bulb down and extend its life. You can switch it off at the mains after the fan has stopped.


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