Styled For Good at Machine Shop

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AV For You set up Video and Staging for Styled for Good, a Wedding showcase, fashion show and ceremony at Machine Shop in Minneapolis, MN.

For Staging we provided two of our Heavy Duty Crank Up towers with 28′ of Truss line attached to the top. From this Truss line we attached “Kabuki Curtain” mechanisms and two of our ultra velour grey drape. This allowed us to create a drop effect to reveal an alter and pastor at which the ceremony would take place.

For Video we rigged our Eiki 7KHD projector from a truss line in the center of the venue and projected onto our grey drape. We also set up a playback laptop, our powerpoint laptop and our Analog Way QuickVu Video Switcher for switching between videos and logos of the vendors involved in the fashion show.

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2017 Social Work Day at the St. Paul Armory

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AV For You proudly provided audio, video, and lighting for the 2017 Social Work Day held at the St. Paul Armory.

For audio our DVA T4 line arrays were used and rigged from our Sumner eventer lifts.

For video our 9×16 screens, 12K projectors, and Panasonic HD camera with spider pod were set.

For lighting we had four ETC S4 lights set on a 15′ stick of truss.

At the tech table we had our QLXD4 combo wireless rack, Behringer X32 compact mixer, playback pro, Analog Way Quick Vu video switcher, ETC smartfade for light control,

US Foods event at Aria

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AV For You proudly provided Audio, Video and Lighting for a company Awards Show for U.S. Foods at Aria in Downtown Minneapolis.

For Audio we used two of our JBL VRX Line Array Speakers and four of our QSC K10s to distribute even sound throughout the venue. We also set up our Shure podium microphones on our frosted podium.

For video we rear projected two Eiki 7kHD projectors onto two of our Draper 6.75×12 fastfold screens. We also rear projected another Eiki 7kHD onto our Dalite 8×14 fastfold screen center of the stage. We were able to do a split screen show using our powerful new Analog Way Nextage08 video switcher. We provided a 40″ confidence monitor as well, to be seen by those speaking from the stage.

For lighting we set up 18 of our ADJ Flat Par LED lights in the catwalk to shine down onto the venue creating ambience for the event. We also set up 5 ETC Source 4s to provide light on the stage as well as spotlights for the VIP section and a window from which awards were to be presented. We placed two Elation Powerspot Moving Head Lights on 5′ truss towers on each side of the stage. This was for Bally light sequences during the awards show.

At the tech table we had the Behringer X32 Digital Mixer, along with our Shure QLXD4 and UHF-R Wireless Mic Racks. We had the Analog Way Nextage08 Video Switcher, Delvcam 4K Ultra HD Monitor and Playback Pro. We also had our ETC Element Lighting Console for advanced lighting control over LEDs and Movers.

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2017 Minnesota Tobacco Control Conference

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AV For You provided Audio, Video and Lighting for the 2017 Minnesota Tobacco Control Conference at the St. Paul RiverCentre.

The Minnesota Tobacco Control Conference is a annual meeting where participants come together to learn about current tobacco control and prevention issues and also collaborate on how to sustain and improve their efforts to lower tobacco related health inequities.

For Audio we provided 8 of our Db Technologies DVA T4 Line Array speakers and two Sumner Eventer 16 Stage Lifts. We were able to raise our speakers high rigging 4 speakers to each of our Stage Lifts. We also provided 4 of our JBL VRX Line Array Speakers on stands to provide a center fill and even sound coverage to the wide ballroom area. We also provided our Audio-Technica Podium Microphones on top of our Frosted Podium.

For Video we rear projector our Barco 12kHD Projectors onto our Screen Works 9′ x 16′ Truss Style Folding Screens. We also provided a 55″ monitor as a confidence monitor for those speaking from the stage.

For Lighting we provided 12 of our ETC Source 4 Lights spread among 2 15′ Truss Towers. 10 of the lights we’re used to provide a stage wash for the conference and IMAG (live camera feed) on screen. We also used 4 of our new ETC Par 64 Lights as backlights to provide even lighting coverage to those on camera. We also provided 10 of our ADJ Flat Par LED Uplights to add color to 30′ of grey drape we set up as a backdrop behind the stage.

At the tech table we provided multiple wireless mic racks networked and wired to transmit through our RF Venue D-Fin Attenna. We used the Behringer X32 Compact Digital Mixer for Audio. We used our ETC Smartfade Lighting Console to control Lights. Finally we used 2 of our Playback Pro Laptops for Video Rolls, and an Analog Way Quickvu Video Switcher for simple video switching.

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2016 U of M Gopher Football Banquet

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AV For You was honored to set audio, video and lighting for the Minnesota Gopher’s annual Football Banquet and Senior Awards Banquet. The event was held in the Minneapolis Ballroom of the Hilton in downtown Minneapolis.

For audio we set up 12 of our DVA T4 Line Array Speakers rigging 6 boxes each from our two Sumner Eventer 16 Stage Lifts. We provided four of our VRX JBL Line Array Speaker and our 4 JBL VRX Subwoofers along the center of the room to provide better coverage and extra clarity to the Audience middle of the room. We set up three QSC K10s along the stage as monitors for speakers and players onstage. We also set up our Audio Technica gooseneck mics on our frosted podium.

For video we rear projected our two Barco 12k projectors onto our 16×9 Screen Works fastfold screens. We also have two 60″ confidence monitors along the large stage to provide ample view of the program to those presenting and receiving awards.

For lighting we provided 13 of our ETC source 4 Lights spread across three 15′ truss towers. We used an extra three source 4 lights for backlight, providing better light balance to the live camera for those on stage. We also provided 20 uplights to add color to the 60 ft. of White Muslin we ran behind the stage.

At the tech table we set up our Analog Way QuickVu video switcher for seamless transitions between PowerPoint and Camera, our Playback Pro and Show laptops for graphics and video roll, our full-size Behringer X32 digital mixer and Shure QLXD4 and UHF-R wireless mic racks for audio and our ETC smartfade for light control.

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Secondhand Hounds Bone Appetit Gala at Aria

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AV for You set audio, video, and a large amount of lighting for Bone Appetit, a culinary experience to benefit Secondhand Hounds (a non profit animal rescue). The event was held in Minneapolis, Minnesota at Aria. We front projected our 7kHD projector onto a 9×16 Fastfold Frame flown from the Catwalk. We also flew 12 dB technologies DVAT4 line array speakers from the catwalk, using 6 on each side of the stage.

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For lighting we hung 12 ETC Source 4s from the catwalk to light up the stage and along the runway where they were showing the dogs. We also used 10 other ETC Source 4 for Gobos of the different participating restaurants and sponsors of the event.

Also for video, we had our 90″ monitor on a stand for all the people on the stage to view during the event, we also set a qsc k10 speaker on the stage for that part of audience to hear the live audio.

Picture of AV for You Secondhand Hounds at Aria AV for You tech table and equipment. The tech table had our analog way Pulse2 video switcher, playback pro for videos and Asus laptop for PowerPoint. We also had our X32 compact and qlxd4 Distro rack for audio.

At the tech table, we had our analog way Pulse2 video switcher, playback pro for videos and Asus laptop for PowerPoint. We also had our X32 Compact and qlxd4 Distro rack for audio.

Saphyr SPX450 Video Switcher

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We recently purchased a brand new Saphyr SPX 450 Video Switcher. Check out the specs below. Now available to rent!

Saphyr at a glance
> New Remote Control Software: RCS² (Windows, Mac & Linux)
> Very fast processing and true Seamless switching
> 2 operating modes: Mixer and Native Matrix modes
> Up to 3 layers on Frame Background
> Full audio digital compliant on DVI-D & HDMI Plugs
> Quick Frame mode
> Ability to modify the Program in real time without using the Preview
> New Freeze features (Input/layer/screen)
> New Dynamic Fit
> Capability to switch between any input plugs (16 plugs available)
> New Mosaic Preview
> Video output (CVBS, YPbPr, 3G-SDI)

Key features
• 10 Seamless inputs
• 2 outputs (Program and Preview)
• 16 input plugs available (4 x DVI-D, 4 x HDMI, 4 x Universal Analog & 4 x 3G/HD/SD-SDI)
• Layer: Pan & Zoom resizing up to 1000%
• All audio inputs can be embedded or deembedded on all plugs
• Audio Top layer mode
• Balanced stereo audio on all outputs
• 2 S/PDIF inputs and 2 S/PDIF outputs
• Chroma/Luma Key and Titling
• 8 Memory Presets per output (64 via RCS²)
• 8 Full Frames, 8 Logo Memories & 1 animated Logo
• Mosaic Preview mode: 1 live image and 9 images refreshed as fast as possible or 10 images refreshed as fast as possible

Source: http://www.analogway.com/en/products/mixers-seamless-switchers/high-end-seamless-switchers/saphyr/

Small Business Success Stories Dinner

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AV For You provided the AV for Twin Cities Business Magazine Small Business Success Stories Dinner. The event was held at the Hilton in Downtown Minneapolis. For this event we used 2 of our 7.5×10 Truss Style Screens, Black pipe and drape, ADJ Flat Par Uplights, Line array speakers, Barco 200 Video Switcher, 24 Channel Digital Presonus Board, and our Frosted Podium.

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