04/18/2019: AV Comparison Presentation

Minutes to this Presentation are available here.

Pastor Paul Meeker of Our Savior’s Lutheran demoing their Video system for us….

OSLC digital projector and manually retractable screen in a sunlit (yet still dim compared to KUUF) sanctuary…

OSLC digital projection upon a manually retractable screen.

OSLC manually retractable screen taken from about as far back from it as at KUUF…

Digital projector mounted onto vaulted ceiling at OSLC

Digital projector and manually retractable projection screen.

OSLC A/V hub.

Pastor Paul having to manually turn off the digital projector after demo-ing it…

St Paul’s Episcopal two 75” video monitors mounted both sides of their altar.

Hymn numbers & titles to be sung at SPEC

St Paul’s Episcopal Church logo…

…a Spoken Prayer at SPEC

Feb 17 Service at SPEC

Announcement at SPEC

KUUF Request for Proposal

System A
*Furnish and install a projector, laptop, and screen with all accessories necessary for a complete system to show videos, movies, and slides in our Sanctuary, including line voltage and low voltage wiring. The projector shall be wall-mounted and the screen shall be ceiling mounted.
*Base Bid, excluding sales tax: $
*Option 1: Exclude laptop-deduct from base bid $
*Option 2: Exclude labor to mount projector to wall and screen to ceiling-deduct from base bid $

System B

*Furnish and install two 55 inch LCD screens with one laptop and all accessories necessary for a complete system to show videos, movies and slides in our Sanctuary, including line voltage and low voltage wiring.  The LCD screens shall be installed suspended from the ceiling purlins, above the east windows, to the left and right of the pulpit.

*Base Bid, excluding sales tax: $

*Option 1: Exclude laptop-deduct from base bid $

*Option 2: Exclude labor to suspend LCD screens from ceiling purlins-deduct from base bid $

Gig Harbor Audio Estimate:
System1:
Digital Projector & motorized  Projection Screen
System2:  Video Monitors

NUTS ABOUT HI-FI ESTIMATE:
Digital Projector
w/ Retractable
motorized Projection screen
…FULL Labor Cost.

NUTS ABOUT HI-Fi
ESTIMATE:

Digital Projector
w/ Retractable Projection Screen
…but w/ KUUF providing
 some labor ourselves.

NUTS ABOUT HI-FI ESTIMATE:
Video Monitors mounted from ceiling…
FULL Labor Cost

NUTS ABOUT HI-FI ESTIMATE:
Video Monitors mounted from ceiling
…w/ KUUF mounting the monitors ourselves

Pros & Cons of Digital Projector & Retractable Projection Screen

  • Pros
  • Larger image up (up to 8’x10′)
  • Better nighttime viewing
  • Cons
  • More expensive by about $2,000
  • Additional cost/labor/maintenance of curtains along top sanctuary windows
  • Will block the view of our Glass Chalice during use.
  • Not nearly as good projection during daylight hours
  • Possible access issues in the off chance for manually turning projector on/off
  • Will require moderate training to operate
  • Will create more of a visual appeal disruption during the use of our sanctuary
  • Not as well suited for worship service integration vs. video monitors
  • Best viewed in center seating sections of Sanctuary

Pros & Cons of Two Video Monitors

  • :PROS:
  • Better suited for worship service integration
  • About $2,000 less expensive than Digital Projector/Retractable Screen
  • Better projection quality during daylight hours than DP/RS
  • No need for additional Sanctuary drapery
  • Will not block window views or glass chalice on the front wall.
  • Viewable/Readable from all seating sections in the sanctuary
  • Gets us closer to Green Sanctuary Certification by printing less OOS by integrating A/V into worship services.
  • :CONS:
  • Will require moderate training to operate
  • Possible visual appeal disruption of the sanctuary while not in use

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