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November 2019

Thursday 21 November 2019
Networking & Wi-Fi for AV Systems - CEDIA CEU Accredited
£30 + VAT

This one-day course provides an introduction to Ethernet wired networks and Wi-Fi wireless networks. It is aimed at technical people wishing to learn about networks for AV systems and the design and setup considerations needed to make installations more effective.

Please note that this is not a product specific hands-on training course but it does contain a wealth of practical tips and advice.

AGENDA:
09:45 Arrival and Coffee.
10:00 Basic Network Terms and Technology.
Network Components and what they do.
Network Cabling.
13:00 Lunch.
14:00 Network Configuration.
Streaming Media considerations.
Wi-Fi Setup, Security and Interference.
Wi-Fi Site Survey & where to place WAPs
Introduction to ZigBee Mesh Networks.
Introduction to Ethernet over Powerline.
16:30 Course evaluation.
16:45 Course ends.

COURSE PREREQUISITES:
Students are assumed to have little or no knowledge of networks, but familiarity with using a web browser to configure products will be useful.

Students are encouraged to bring their own laptop PC so they can install the suggested Wi-Fi site survey software but it is not essential for the rest of this course.

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Tuesday 26–Wednesday 27 November 2019
Savant Core Training (2 Day Course)
£30 + VAT

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Geared towards installers and programmers, Savant basic training includes hands-on training systems with a full complement of equipment.

OBJECTIVES
This 2-day course is intended for technical people and covers the core skills needed to design and program control systems using RacePoint Blueprint® design tool. The course combines interactive classroom training with real world lab exercises allowing you to get comfortable working with Savant tools in a short period of time.

AGENDA
Day 1:
- Networking requirements and setup
- System details
- Apple® Remote Desktop (ARD)
- iPad TrueCommand App configuration
- Building and customising UI screens
- Custom popovers
- Data tables
- Lab exercises

Day 2:
- Media Server
- Modifying Profiles
- Advanced RacePoint BluePrint® features
- Lab Exercises

COURSE PRE-REQUISITE:
In order to be eligible for the Savant basic 2-day training course, all candidates must complete four online courses and score 80% or higher on each test to qualify.

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Wednesday 27 November 2019
Middle Atlantic Integrating the Rack - CEDIA CEU Accredited
£30 + VAT

CEDIA CEU Accredited, 6 hours, 3 CEU's

This one day course provides installers with the skills they need to design and specify racks to meet the user's expectations for a neat, working system.

THE CONTENT:
•Introduction - History of Middle Atlantic Products, Rack Facts
•Physical Considerations - Loading the rack, rear-hanging, transporting
•Middle Atlantic Products - Welded Racks, "Knock-down" Racks, Slide out, Wall Mount
•Cable Management - Cable entry methods, interior cable management
•Thermal Management - Practical methods for keeping your rack cool

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