Acoustic Modelling, Design and Noise Management

Acoustic modelling & acoustic measurement are highly professional techniques which can be used to ensure that the sound quality and noise management of your event/venue is of the highest quality.

What is it? Acoustic modelling & acoustic measurement are highly professional techniques which can be used to ensure that the sound quality and noise management of your event/venue is of the highest quality. We can use software to virtually map the sound field throughout a venue (indoors or outdoors). We can even predict how the... Read more »

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How Loud Noises Affect Hearing

Protect yourself from hearing damage...

Every day we experience sounds in our environment, such as traffic noise, household appliances and noise from the TV and radio. Normally, these sounds are at a safe level and don’t damage our hearing, but particularly loud sounds, particularly if we’re repeatedly exposed to them, can have a dramatic and adverse effect on our hearing.... Read more »

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The World’s Biggest Music Festivals

Festival season is here!

Festival season is here and here at PF Events we are all getting excited about Glastonbury Festival and Boomtown Fair as well as all the other festivals and community events in the London parks that we are working on this summer. In celebration of the summer festival here is a little blog about the world’s... Read more »

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Architectural Lighting Design

What is Architectural Lighting Design? Architectural lighting design is a field within architecture, interior design and electrical engineering that involves the design of lighting systems, including natural light, electric light, or both, to serve human needs.

Architectural lighting design is a field within architecture, interior design and electrical engineering that involves the design of lighting systems, including natural light, electric light, or both, to serve human needs. This requires us to use our knowledge, experience and expertise in: – Working at different scales, in both exterior and interior settings. – Knowing... Read more »

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The Growth of TED Talks

TED talks (Technology, Entertainment, Design) have become the world's most popular lecture series since its inception in the mid 80's.

On Friday PF once again provide AV support for another fascinating TED talk at Goodenough college. Here is a little blog giving you some interesting facts and history about TED talks… TED talks (Technology, Entertainment, Design) have become the world’s most popular lecture series since its inception in the mid 80’s, now boasting well over... Read more »

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New Audio Equipment has arrived!

We have some exciting new audio equipment to play with here at PF Events, enabling us to bring you even higher standards of technical production for your events!

What’s new and why it’s so great…! Here’s a bit of information about our new audio equipment and what it has to offer for your event: d&b Audiotechnik Q7 loudspeakers and M4 monitors Our new Q7s have diverse qualities that make them adaptable for any event space. They can be rigged in multiple ways –... Read more »

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New Equipment in Stock!

PF Events now have an even larger range of AV equipment available for hire the latest technology guaranteed to take your production to the next level of professionalism!

What is our equipment and what are the benefits for event/conference organisers? Video switchers – Easily seamlessly switch between different video sources, increasing the quality of presentations. Vision mixers – Take different sources of video and create a single output, most often used for professional production in live video broadcasting or recording. In addition to... Read more »

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HDCP

What is HDCP? HDCP stands for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection and exists to prevent copying of digital video and audio content across HDMI, DP, DVI and other connections.

How it works. HDCP prevents encrypted content from being played on unauthorised devices. The content source queries the receiver to make sure it is authorised before allowing the content to be shown. Older DVP devices may play from a DVI source, but cannot play content using a modern HDMI source because of HDCP. How does... Read more »

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Cardioid Sub Arrays

Sub speakers are omnidirectional in sound, which isn't always ideal at your event. Cardioid sub arrays can make a huge difference in making low sound frequiencies reach your audience, without spilling in every direction. Read more here about how this works.

What is a cardioid sub array? Cardioid arrangement of subs are a way of directing the sound from your subs towards your audience and eliminating spill of sound in all other directions. As mentioned, sound waves emitted from subs are omnidirectional (equal in all directions). This means that energy caused by the soundwaves is expelled... Read more »

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Becks’ Intern Blog – Week 2

Having previous knowledge of design programs (CAD and SketchUp) I’ve been given the task of testing out my skills on some live projects and venues looked after by PF. Creating accurate plans using these programs in conjunction with Google Earth has been a little challenging, but I’m learning how to combine CAD and OS maps... Read more »

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