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This past year, PCD was contacted to help improve the sound quality of the City of Healdsburg’s Meeting Room and Council Chambers. Over the course of several visits to adjust and modify sound, City staff determined a design-build upgrade their current system would be best. When the City began upgrading and expanding their building facilities, this presented the… Read more »

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At PCD we design, install and fine-tune sound systems to fulfill the needs of theatrical productions and musical performances in schools, auditoriums and other multipurpose rooms on campus. Now that school is back in session, and new students and staff are on campus, PCD can optimize your AV systems and train your staff in the… Read more »

AV technology

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What if you could integrate the latest AV technology every three years and have it maintained without an upfront financial burden? With our AVaaS program, this is now reality. As more industries move to Everything-as-a-Service (XaaS), this budget-friendly model is now available for your audio/visual needs no matter the size of your business. Why You… Read more »

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In 2018, PCD was called to assist in providing a design-build solution to outfit a newly constructed building at Roseland University Preparatory campus. Their campus includes a “Big Room” space where the students can gather to see presentations in a large theater-style open-space room, as well as AV installations throughout various classrooms. PCD designed a… Read more »

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Here at PCD, our crew of highly-certified installers and technicians stand out because of their experience and knowledge of audio, video, and communications systems. PCD’s installation team are all members of the IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) union. Our Northern California JATC training program for Apprentices is run through the Union as well, giving our staff… Read more »

ambient

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Ambient light rejection (ALR) projection screen technology has been around for a while now. Despite this, there is still confusion about how ALR works. Some of this confusion is caused by manufacturers making inaccurate claims or promoting non-ALR surfaces as a solution. Every screen reflects light in two ways: through diffuse reflection and specular reflection…. Read more »

AVaaS

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Recently, PCD released a solution to our clients’ common AV issues by introducing AV as a Service (AVaaS). AVaaS provides options for customers to pay for audio visual equipment and services on a monthly basis, without a large cash payment up front. Customers can opt in to an AVaaS contract for a recurring fee and receive… Read more »

Surgex

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With today’s power being delivered to client’s facilities, the range of noise injected into the power can be minimal to highly impactive especially when it comes to video. The result is rolling bars, herringbone, and other anomalies including simple noise in the audio systems like pops, cracks and hums. Although there are many brands advertising solutions that utilize… Read more »

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PCD takes pride in the selection and deployment of audio visual equipment to match the needs of the client and to the facility in which it is being installed. To that end, PCD carefully plans the rack construction with vigilant detail to ensure that the finished product functions properly but also looks neat, orderly, and… Read more »

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PCD recently completed the installation of digital signage at Redwood Credit Union’s newest branch on Market Street in San Francisco. This project features various LG brand monitors installed to enhance RCU’s open-space floor plan including: one furniture-mounted 55”monitor, a portrait mounted 43” and six 55” monitors throughout the branch. PCD installed two 49” landscape-mounted monitors… Read more »