What Is Classed As Audio-visual Equipment?

In a highly electronic media-infused society, the traditional AV setup has grown to encompass a range of equipment to support innumerable needs for businesses, families and individuals. From at-home theaters to traditional conferencing and board presentation equipment to airport lounges, auditoriums and fully equipped surround sound, digital display, screening and lighting ensemble, audio visual solutions today are customisable, with limitless possibilities. 

With so many options comes a challenge: How to craft an audio visual solution to meet your specific needs. If you don’t know what equipment you want exactly, you may need a hand learning what equipment supports your goals. 

What Audio-Visual Equipment Is Included Within Multimedia Installations?

Display Equipment

Including everything that allows your visuals to be seen, display equipment refers to video and data projectors, projection screens and plasma/LCD screens. 

Video and Audio Conferencing Equipment 

Video and audio conferencing systems are the business staples, including video and audio conferencing equipment, video displays, and video cameras. 

Video Equipment 

For recording and editing video, this equipment category includes cameras, vision switchers, vision monitors and recording and playback.

Audio Equipment 

Microphone systems, PA systems, processors, amplifiers, and digital distribution equipment empower audio solutions in homes, businesses, auditoriums, and other venues. 

Control Equipment

For high production AV systems, control equipment encompasses controlled lighting and blinds, touch panel control and automation, and motorised screens for full stage management from behind the scenes. 

How Do You Design an AV system?

Audio visual solutions can be complex. Consultation services are the best way to translate your needs into a list of equipment to support those needs. 

Within our Audio Visual division, supported by our Electrical and Communications Cabling division, EDSA’s audio visual electricians (technicians) work on 360-degree solutions for clients to help them design their AV systems, right through to engineering, project management, supply, installation and support.
Contact EDSA to have our audio visual electricians turn your concept into a concrete reality, no matter your AV needs.