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AV Standards

The information on this page is the minimum AV standard to which newly built or refurbished rooms are equipped to. The AV standard is reviewed periodically to consider the latest AV equipment available and assess it's suitability for use within the University.

To find out what AV equipment is currently available in a teaching or meeting space please search here.

Specification:

  • Data Projector (dual projector - depending on room size/capacity)
  • PC - Teaching (connected to room displays)
  • Room Speakers
  • Lectern, Lapel and/or Hand Held Microphone (depending on room size/capacity)
  • Visualiser
  • Touch Panel Control
  • HDMI & Wireless Inputs
  • Whiteboards
  • Hearing Assistance - more information on hearing assistance can be found by clicking here

Specification:

  • Display Screen or Projector (space dependent)
  • PC - Teaching (connected to room displays)
  • Room Speakers
  • Visualiser
  • HDMI & Wireless connectivity
  • Whiteboard
  • Hearing Assistance - more information on hearing assistance can be found by clicking here

Specification:

  • Display Screen or Projector (space dependent)
  • PC - Teaching (connected to room displays)
  • Room Speakers
  • HDMI & Wireless connectivity
  • Whiteboard
  • Hearing Assistance - more information on hearing assistance can be found by clicking here

Specification: Excludes 2 person meeting rooms

  • Display Screen
  • PC - Teaching (connected to room displays)
  • Room Speakers
  • HDMI & Wireless Connectivity
  • Whiteboard
  • Hearing Assistance - more information on hearing assistance can be found by clicking here

Retired Services

By the end of 2016, the VGA standard is due to be phased out by the AV industry. After this date VGA laptop connectivity will not be provided in refurbished rooms.

As rooms are refurbished or equipment fails the following devices will not be replaced. Should these devices be needed, please contact the service desk with your request.

  • Audio cassette players
  • VHS cassette players
  • 35mm slide projectors
  • Over Head Projectors (OHPs)
  • Slide Projectors