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Bennett Liles

Voice, Data, and Video Transmission Over Fiber Networks

On the inaugural edition of the Networked AV podcast, Bennett Liles talks with Rich Tull of Versitron, a company founded in 1958 and one of the first commercial firms in fiber optics. Rich details the company’s offerings in voice, data, and video transmission over fiber networks and offers some advice on the pitfalls in fiber installation. Security applications are also explored.Show Notes•......

Prime Factors for Church Acoustic Setup

In this edition, SVC contributing editor Bennett Liles talks with Michael Garrison, Jim Belt and Brian Roggow of MGA in Fresno, Calif., about acoustic challenges and the choice of equipment installed in the new sanctuary for Walnut Creek’s Northcreek Church. Diffusivity and absorption were prime factors in their choice of RPG Golden Ceiling pyramids and Tannoy VQ Series loudspeakers. BSS London......

Security and Control Over Fiber

In this edition of the AV Over Fiber podcast, Sound & Video Contractor Contributing Editor Bennett Liles talks Ramesh Sheth, President and CEO of S.I. Tech, maker of fiber-optic media converters, multiplexers, repeaters, hubs, and cable assemblies. The company got into fiber optics very early with the acquisition of Belden’s fiber-optic systems division in 1984. Ramesh discusses the latest......

Commanding Upgrade

In this edition, AV Contributing Editor Bennet Liles talks with Jeff McGee of Spectrum Sound in Nashville, Tenn., about the huge upgrade they installed in the new worship center for Gladeville Baptist Church. The installation included two new Yamaha M7 mixers, projectors, three large front-projection screens, and a Vaddio PTZ camera control system. The whole system starts up with a command from......

Church of the Open Door with Chad Doran and Jim Madden

Sound & Video Contractor Contributing Editor Bennett Liles talks with Chad Doran, worship arts pastor at Church of the Open Door, and Jim Madden, sales technician from Northeast Projections (NPi) about the installation of a fiber link and a record-and-forward video system to allow two video-linked services to be held in different buildings.Show Notes- Grass Valley Turbo I DDR- Architectural......


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