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Execution of faith

 

Here it is. Execution Of Faith

 

Over 18 months ago I decided to write a book. I’m glad to say the ideas for the story weren’t in short supply. The ability to get it down onto paper definitely took a lot more work.

I tried in vain to get a literary agent to take it on board. After sending it off over forty times I decided to publish it myself.

I would like to say a big thank you to Louise Harnby for her help in proofreading and copy editing as well as her good advice.

The book is inspired by a mixture of book and film characters I love. I put Jack Reacher and Mitch Rapp in a blender with Die hard and Snatch and came out with Execution Of Faith.

Thank you to those who have supported me and thank you for those who downloaded the book and have given me such wonderful feedback.

The next book in the Danny Pearson series, Vodka and Jellied Eels is well under way and will be published summer 2019

Stephen Taylor

Multi Screen and Interactive Classroom displays

School classroom teaching displays have changed dramatically since I was at school. The humble blackboard with the constant screech if dusty chalk, writing illegible words across its dark surface are a very distant memory.

Todays Classroom installation in Norwich Norfolk brings us bang up to date with todays technology, in the centre of the three installed screens is a 75″ Interactive touch screen by Clevertouch with built in Android PC. It has an HDMI  feed to the teachers Laptop on the desk in front and a USB which when connected give full touch control of the laptop on the screen. The building has a number of complications with it’s classroom configuration due to four pillar supports which unfortunately obscure the view of the Interactive Touchscreen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The solution the School chose was to extend the installation and mount two additional 75″ display screens with mirrored displays either side of the Interactive touch screen. This enables the pupils to see at least one full display no matter were they are sitting in the room. It was a large and tricky installation due to the weight of the Interactive screen which is around 75kg and the wall being double thickness plasterboard, so some re-enforcement was required to hang the sets.

 

 

This kind of installation also works in the boardroom and in meeting or training rooms usually with the addition of HDMI matrix switches so you can display either the same of a different image on each screen and even add video conferencing to the Interactive touchscreen. We have installed many systems like this throughout Norwich, Norfolk, Ipswich, Suffolk and Cambridge and would be happy to give a free survey and quotation for any of your business Audio Visual Needs.

RAF Honington Cinema For The Troops

A Cinema for the Base

After the success of our cinema and meeting rooms at RAF Marham, we were asked by RAF Honington to look at an old tired hall on base. They wanted to refurbish the room and put a cinema in for the recruits and clubs with the ability to hold presentations and even open mic nights.

We presented three options with several budgets, the base had a complicated funding process and they were unsure of how much money they would receive for the cinema and the room refurbishment.

After six months of correspondence we finally got the go ahead on a very powerful version of the cinema we quoted for, picture and sound quality were paramount for the installation and we decided to use a fantastic new Laser projector from Optoma the ZU650 with standard lens to a 4m screen.

 

With 6000 lumens and a razor sharp image we were extremely happy with the picture results.

 

 

For the sound we used an ONKYO-TXRZ800 AV receiver which has excellent cinema sound reproduction, due to the size and dual functionality of the room we used the AV receivers pre amp outs, via a mixer unit and power amps this gave the room both an earth shattering cinema and venue audio with radio microphones for presentation.

 

 

 

Speakers supplied were EV EKX-12 with, 2 amazing EV ELX 118P active subwoofers for that cinema punch, with a great choice of equipment and stunning results this has become one of my most enjoyable installations.

Thanks to RAF Honington for our Cinema Install Norwich

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For further information on this system click the link  Optoma Case Study

 

“Steve
Thanks again for your hard work and patience in this project.

It took 6 months from when I 1st contacted you and was far more complicated than anyone thought.

The feedback I have had from your demonstration and the football the other night has been phenomenal, all positive.

The Station Commander is holding his weekly meeting in there on Monday and they are demonstrating the AV with a suitably loud film to promote the use and demonstrate the quality.”

Regards
Nicholas S Turk
Community Development Officer
RAF Honington

Our IT Services

Totally-AV Business IT Services

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Our Accredited IT Partners have years of experience in designing and administering business systems and provide comprehensive business IT services and support.

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Business Servers

A server is the heart of any complex IT system and can fulfil many different roles including storing and providing data to the workstations, dealing with email, managing the network, limiting user access etc. Often you will find several servers working together to provide these services to the network.

If you’re looking to replace you existing system, or are starting from scratch, we can advise you on the right system, network, hardware, and software to meet your business’s needs.

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Network Systems

If a server is the heart of your IT system, the network is the central nervous system! A well designed and installed network is essential for the smooth running of your system.
Does your business have multiple sites spread across different areas? We have the skills needed to put together an integrated multi-site network solution that puts you in control.

Our engineers have many years of experience in network design and installation, meaning a quick, quality install is just a phone call away.

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Business WiFi and Guest Systems

Businesses, Offices, Hotels, Cafe’s and Bars are all faced with an increasing demand for a guest and visitor WiFi connectivity throughout the entire premises; Meeting rooms, guest rooms, restaurants, lobbies, outdoor areas.

Having the ability to offer an internet access opens up the opportunity to increase your visitors by offering FREE access and keep them with you longer buying your products.

Expand your business profile by offering boardroom, meeting or training room WiFi connectivity for you’re visiting guests.

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Thanks To Holt RFC

Projector and Zoned Audio System

Were proud to have provided this prestigious North Norfolk Rugby and Football Club with a new 2 projector and zoned audio system to compliment the new extension and club house refurbishment.

Holt RFC now has a system that has three audio zones covering the new extension, the original bar area and outside for commentary or pitch announcements, the audio system is zoned in such a way that it can work as one zone with audio throughout or even three completely separate zones all playing different audio sources.

The projector and zoned audio system works hand in hand with the same flexibility so you can veiw and hear the same content on both projectors or totally different, this gives you the option to close off one room and have TV playing in the Bar while a meeting or function can play content via the multimedia wall connections that are in each zone.

To remove the need for remote control confusion and remotes getting lost, each zone has an independent Volume and audio input wall control as well as a projector wall controller.

This keeps controller error to a minimum and also helps to let anyone use the system without the need for system instruction every time the room is required, The cabinet can remain locked with the controls separate which helps problems arising due to incorrect cabinet settings.

We tackle all manor of audio and visual club, pub, department store and restaurant systems, each one is always visited, surveyed and designed specifically around the customers premises requirements. We might not be the cheapest but for customer satisfaction and expectation of their purchase we are defiantly the best.

For more information see our contact us for a chat and free site survey were always happy to help

Stephen Taylor

Director

 

Zoned Background Music Systems

Pub and Restaurant Zoned Background Audio System

With over 30 years experience in pub and restaurant zoned background audio system. We offer a bespoke  systems with fully controllable input and volume plates for each music zone. Our systems will let you the select a choice of 6 audio inputs which can be selected to a different source in each zone or the same. The volume level is also adjustable independently for each zone, Of you have announcements or hold pub quizzes for instance  wireless microphones can easily be added to be heard over the top of the music in any zone you choose at the level you best suited for your premises.

Equally important to you as a customer is the careful design and location of the speakers, background audio systems are designed fora soft all round sound, with experienced design the audio should be light and all around you without noticeable direction. Not enough speakers and higher volume has to be selected  to cover audio dead spots in the room, this will cause areas of the premises to be to loud causing customers keep away from them. At a lower volume  you get quiet areas which lack atmosphere keeping people away.

Not that we want  to flood your Business with speakers in every corner, that’s just overkill, unfortunately a lot of the restaurants and public houses have audio systems that tend to get bodged up with cheap domestic amps, HiFi bits mixed with mismatched speakers causing distorted sound and impedance overload that makes the amps cook red hot until they blow. Audio system are not just thrown up speakers are carefully matched to the amplifiers either in 4 or  8 Ohm impedance and with larger more common commercial 100v line systems. A little more cost at the beginning gets you a balance well designed system and that will look and sound great for years and maintenance free years to come.

If you have a Restaurant, Public House or retail establishment Audio System in need of a decent zoned audio system in Norwich , Norfolk, Suffolk or Cambridge give us a call for an informal chat or free site survey, we can offer a wealth of experience to give you the atmosphere your venue deserves.

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Totally-AV IT Services

We have for quite sometime now been delving into the world of IT, mainly due to the increasing presence of ethernet and wireless connectivity required to drive content from the internet or PC and Tablets to display or audio equipment.

Network systems and Wifi Access points are now as common as the aerial systems of years gone by, now after many customer requests for IT services we have the pleasure of offering a full and comprehensive IT service from our long term accredited partners.

Server Installations & Support

A server is the heart of any complex IT system and can fulfil many different roles including storing and providing data to the workstations, dealing with email, managing the network, limiting user access etc. Often you will find several servers working together to provide these services to the network.

If you’re looking to replace you existing system, or are starting from scratch, we can advise you on the right system, network, hardware, and software to meet your business’s needs.

As an accredited reseller for many major IT manufacturers, including Microsoft, Asus, and HP, we can advise you on the best products to ensure your system remains fully integrated and working at optimum capability.

Network Support Norwich Norfolk

If a server is the heart of your IT system, the network is the central nervous system! A well designed and installed network is essential for the smooth running of your system.
Does your business have multiple sites spread across different areas? We have the skills needed to put together an integrated multi-site network solution that puts you in control.

Our engineers have many years of experience in network design and installation, meaning a quick, quality install is just a phone call away.

Being the nervous system of your network this needs to have the ability to grow and change with your ever evolving company’s needs. Structured cabling is the industry standard on providing communion of any kind to every desk, workbench or display equipment. Being used from everything from computers to phones, printers CCTV and even access points you will be surprised what you can use this for.

Securing the cabling might seem a bit over kill but when something goes wrong with someone just plugging a cable in wrong can take hours of engineer time and down time to correct. This is the simplest thing with just locking access away, and it will make it look neater as well.

Office 365 Set up and Development

Office 365 is a collaboration of many systems to provide an integrated solution including Hosted Exchange, Microsoft Office, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Azure, and Microsoft Lync. The comprehensive platform can cater to many needs including Online Email, Calendar and Contacts with the ability to synchronise across multiple devices and share between users on the platform.

With office 365 you will always have access to the latest versions of your software, removing the worry of expensive future upgrades.

As Anglian Internet are Microsoft Office 365 Administrators, we can offer a start-to-finish service, dealing with all the backend stuff so you can get on with your business.

Meeting Room Projector or Big Display Screen

What presentation display would you choose ?

 

For many years meeting, training and board room presentation systems were dominated by a ceiling mounted projector beaming onto an electrically lowered projector screen, add a few speakers and input plates with maybe an automated wall controller and you’re meeting room projector system was complete.

Don’t get me wrong there is still life in the meeting room projector system for quite some time to come, especially in the rooms of a larger size or were a larger projector screen is required. But with the market invasion of ever larger display screens at ever decreasing prices, a market contender is becoming increasingly present in our installation choice especially in the smaller and middle sized rooms.

What are the advantages of a large display screen, well with the most common and comparable on price display screens being 60″, 65″ and 70″, the projector gets the advantage on the larger room as usual projector screen size is 2m – 3m’s wide on a 16:10 format, a clear winner on visibility across the room. Bring the room size down a bit and things start to get interesting.

Meeting room projector systems are affected by strong sunlight and suffer shadowing as well as being reliant on a multitude of extra equipment to complete the system, projector screens, speakers, audio amplifier, connection plates and ceiling mounts all of this then requires a higher installation cost, just when you thought that was enough you then have Lamp changes, maintenance and possible filter cleaning to contend with.

My shiny new screen invariably comes with built in speakers, a multitude of AV connections, is not as affected by sunlight or shadowing and comes with an ultra sharp 1080p full HD display which given current market could soon be commonly a 4K display as standard.

As if that didn’t make the projector feel worried all you need to do is hang it on the wall and cable to your connection points. Job done, with larger screens becoming more and more available and even large format interactive touch-screens flooding in it may not be to many years before we say goodnight to the humble meeting room projector.

 

Thanks to RAF Marham

 

Earlier in the year we were proud to install a fantastic dedicated cinema room for the RAF Marham community facilities in the family entertainments centre.

Using one of the latest Panasonic full HD LED projectors and a 7:1 surround sound system powered by an Onkyo AV Receiver coupled with the fantastic Flatbox Large Speakers by DLS Sweden, this room is now being enjoyed weekly by all the families on the base .

In addition to the Blu-ray movie playing functions we also made the room dual purpose with additional conference facilities, dual HDMI and VGA multimedia wall plates front and rear with a presentation lectern at the front, all this was put together with an easy to use remote free Pixie Plus wall controller with one touch on /off, source selection and system volume control.

The Base were so please with the cinema room they then commisioned us to update a further 4 areas of the community facilities, with a large 60″ screen and media plates in the Library, a welcome signage screen in the main hall and several other display screens, wall plates, lecterns and cabinets for presentations events.

 

Something new for us, we were asked to install a sensory room with lots of wall mounted interactive devices, lights and sounds to stimulate learning and play. A fantastic room for all the community to use and one we really enjoyed doing.

 

Special thanks to Flt Lt Gary Walker of RAF Marham’s community support for giving us the opportunity to show what we can do, we hope to see you again in the future.

 

 

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Fast and Efficient Service

Fast Audio Visual Service Throughout Norwich Norfolk

We have many companies under our belt with long standing relationships and freindly first name contacts. The ethos is simple, we offer fast audio visual service throughout norwich Norfolk with professional technical support sales and installation and you get the job done, on time, every time with no fuss, fast audio visual service at competitive prices.

It may sound as if we are blowing our own trumpet but after 30 years, no complaints and some of Norfolks largest companies under our belt, we’ve earned the right to a little trumpet blowing. Unlike some of the bigger firms we remain flexible, not always needing to tie companies down to maintenance contracts but rather letting the service speak for it’s self.

For all your Installation needs we have years of system design and project management behind us, with a wealth of professional and reliable Audio visual equipment at great competitive prices to keep your business needs fulfilled.

lastly all our engineers are highly trained and experienced crews, with no sub contractors to keep control and reliability to the highest levels.

Try us once and you’ll never want to go anywhere else again.