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Hayward Unified School District has undertaken a massive project to modernize high schools in the district. This involves major renovations to three high school stadiums. While upgrading these stadiums, construction crews completed a total demolition of existing stadium structures. They installed new artificial turf, track, bleachers, lighting, and sound systems.

Hayward High School Stadium

PCD worked with the same construction team for all three sites. We were able to build a good working relationship with the construction crew to ensure the successful completion of the three projects. In our line of work, we often coordinate with contractors, designers, and other professionals on different worksites. This is a chance for productive collaboration that gives our clients excellent results!

In the new stadiums we installed sound reinforcement on the visitor and home bleacher sides. The rack of equipment was installed in the press box for easy access by the users. Community R.5-94Z speakers with Bogen M600 amplifiers, Shure SM58 and WL 185 microphones, and dbx DriveRack 260 Digital Sound Processor were the desired devices. Aiming of the speakers and programming of the DSP was carefully specified by the PCD engineering team and executed by the tech team to achieve optimal sound quality throughout the stadium. Whatever events the space is used for – sporting events, pep rallies, student assemblies, graduations, band exercises, and more – the sound will be clearly heard from every seat in the stadium. In addition, every stadium is equipped with Williams Sound assisted listening devices so those with hearing impairment can enjoy the activities as well.

Hayward High School Stadiums

From design to assisting with selection of the proper equipment to installation, our company was directly involved with every step of integrating a modern sound system into the renovated stadiums. With the help of PCD, three high schools in Hayward now have state-of-the-art sound systems that will serve their student populations for years to come!

hayward High School Stadium
Milpitas City Council

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A City Council chambers is a place for the elected representatives to come together alongside the public for matters of policy, so it’s vital for it to be a space that encourages ease of communication. The audio system should work smoothly and allow for good quality of sound so that everyone in the area can… Read more »

Bose Amplifiers

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Searching for better sound in your venue? Different spaces may have radically different AV needs, such as a conference room versus a performing arts center. Fortunately, PCD has been helping organizations since 1982 throughout Northern California implement innovative audiovisual solutions. Our designers take into account your space, priorities, and the technical skill level of your… Read more »

WolfVision CYNAP

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The WolfVision Cynap is a powerful and easy to use system that allows for professional presentations and collaboration. Cynap is an all-in-one AV/IT appliance for meeting spaces, classrooms and courtrooms. The wireless design and numerous capabilities make it ideal for educational and business settings. Do you need to collaborate with a team? Up to 4 different… Read more »

Crestron Mercury

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  Are you looking for an open Unified Communications solution that allows you to use Skype for Business and other programs? Or are you searching for an AV solution that will simply enable you to present to clients professionally? Whether you know exactly what programs and features you need, or just want a straightforward solution… Read more »

Harker Rothschild Performing Arts Center

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PCD recently completed an AV integration for the theater, LED video wall, and gym at the Rothschild Performing Arts Center/Harker School in San Jose, CA. Shovels hit the ground in May 2016 to begin this remarkable campus upgrade, which was a collaboration between Studio Bondy Architecture and Kevin Hart Architecture. Theater consultants The Shalleck Collaborative… Read more »

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The end of 2017 is already here, and you’re probably looking forward to spending time with family and friends celebrating the holiday season and the pending New Year. 2017 was one of the most successful years for us here at PCD, and we thank all of our valued clients and staff for their support to… Read more »

pcd new logo

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Great things are on the horizon at PCD. As the new year approaches, we have refreshed and relaunched our PCD brand. As the trusted AV integrator in northern California for the past 35+ years, we wanted to honor PCD’s past in an expressive yet significant way. It was important to PCD to maintain the integrity… Read more »

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Now that the Nuns, Tubbs, Atlas and Pocket fires are more than 90% contained, we are now looking forward to our new “normal” in Santa Rosa. We are thankful that all our employees and families are safe after this terrible natural disaster, although 2 of our employees lost their homes. Many people have reached out… Read more »

pcd new logo

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As the fires around us continue to ravage we are doing our best to continue operations and serve our clients.  Many of our employees have been evacuated and some have lost their homes. Our first commitment is to our employees and community.  In the meantime, the PCD employees who are able to report to work… Read more »