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Products We Love: LED Wall Panels

We’re sure you’ve seen them. Hanging in retail stores displaying the latest sales and deals, on stage at a concert behind Lady Gaga or Luke Bryan, or even at church on Sunday morning. We’re talking about LED wall panels—the ultra thin, ultra light solution to video reproduction. AVG recently installed 50 LED panels in the sanctuary of the First Baptist Church of Rockville (FBCR) to make up two large video walls, and they’re already seeing the benefits. The project started when the church wanted to update their old 4:3 rear projection screens. AVG could have just installed a new projection…

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Unleash Your Inner Gladiator: CycleFit Frederick and Audio-Video Group

We all know someone who’s tried a spin class. Whether you’ve never exercised in your life or you’re a professional bodybuilder, you can benefit from this calorie-burning exercise. The powerful cardio workout is sweeping the nation, and luckily for Frederick residents, CycleFit has brought spinning to downtown! The core of CycleFit is high-energy, high intensity cardio, with a full-body workout thrown into the mix. In order to give riders an environment that fits the culture of spinning—dim lighting, loud music, mic’d instructors—Audio-Video Group installed high-end sound and video systems throughout CycleFit’s studio. “Spinning has a very specific culture. A culture…

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Client Success Story: Premier Kidfest 2017

For the last 35 years, thousands of youth have flocked to Delmarva Church of God’s annual Winterfest and Kidfest conferences for a weekend of worship, music, and fun. Both conferences were held at the Ocean City Conference Center in Maryland, January 27–29, and Audio-Video Group was there for the first time to make sure Kidfest ran smoothly. The event features different worship leaders each night, with ten or so people on stage at any given time, leading 350–400 kids in songs and activities. AVG supplied all tech equipment, including: Two large projection screens Basic stage lighting with color LEDs and…

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Client Success Story: Episcopal High School Stewart Center

The Stewart Center was the original gym at the Episcopal High School in Alexandria, VA. Built in the early 1900s, the Center has recently gone through a large renovation in order to become the school’s new state-of-the-art recreation center for students, and Audio-Video Group has been a huge part of that undertaking. As a 100% boarding school, it’s important for students to have a place they can go on campus to hang out, relax, and spend time with friends, and that’s exactly what this building has become. The school kicked off the project by completely gutting the interior of the…

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AVG’S 12 Days of Christmas

On the first day of Christmas, AVG gave to me a 4K Ultra HD TV. Audio-Video Group installed a massive LGUSA Ultra HD TV at the Episcopal High School this year. Is it time to upgrade the display in your office? Give us a call! On the second day of Christmas, AVG gave to me two line arrays, and a 4K Ultra HD TV. We love using D-LINE speakers from RCF for larger productions, like Alive@Five. Need speakers or a sound system for your next event? Fill out our rental request form! On the third day of Christmas, AVG gave to…

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Products We Love: QSC Q-SYS™ Digital Software Platform

QSC, LLC, has been in the A/V design and manufacture business for nearly five decades. Their long list of expertise and wide range of available services has made them AVG’s trusted partner for many years. We also appreciate the company’s values, which mirror some of our own, like integrity and commitment. While we use many of their products, we think the Q-SYS Digital Software Platform is a unique solution to incorporate into your new or current audio system. This product provides an easy solution for routing and controlling audio and is ideal for facilities with many separate buildings. A processor…

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Client Success Story: Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church

The Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church in Bethesda came to Audio-Video Group with a common problem for churches today: how can we bring our message to our traveling or shut-in congregation members? With over 100 years of combined experience in the church sound system arena, AVG knew just what to do. The first step was coming up with a budget- and volunteer-friendly streaming solution. Streaming [stree-ming] noun Digital Technology. a technology for transferring data so that it can be received and processed in a steady stream: live streaming video. Streaming is becoming more common in churches to bring services and programs…

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Christmas in September? Yep, it’s almost too late.

By: John Pierce, AVG Director of Operations Having spent over ten years working in ministry at one of the largest non-denominational churches in our area, I learned over and over the hard lessons about not preparing for Christmas early enough. Here are a few pointers (learned over many years of not doing them) that will help make your gear ‘Tis the Season’ ready. If you need to upgrade a piece of technology, it needs to be done now! If you’re thinking about upgrading a piece of equipment or part of your system, whether it’s a projector, speaker system, or wireless…

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Alive@Five September 2016 Lineup

Here’s a rundown of bands coming to Carroll Creek in September for the last month of Alive@Five. Stop by the audio tent to say hi! We’ll be there each week! Thursday, September 1, 2016: The 8 OHMS Band   With a stellar lineup of players from all over the area bringing heaping doses of horn-heavy funk, The 8 OHMS are known for blurring the lines between hard groove, funk, soul, and reggae. Thursday, September 8, 2016: Donegal X-Press   Known as one of the premier Irish-American roots rock groups in the country, this high-energy group has gained praise from fans from New…

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