Federal contract opportunity HSCG31-11-C-LBA for audio and video equipment manufacturing at United States Coast Guard (USCG) Shore Infrastructure Logistics Center (SILC) West, response was due Sep 19, 2011.

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Cost for this project far exceeds our estimate. Due to lack of funding we are cancelling this solicitation.


1.1 Control of existing & new systems.

• A digital / analog matrix switcher & control system processor
- Allow to mix both digital & analog sources
- Ensure balanced audio from all sources
- Allow 8 inputs and 4 outputs minimum
- Ensure inputs available for the following systems:
1) Coast Guard Network Computer
2) Any laptop computer (PC or Mac)
3) DVD
4) VHS
5) Direct TV
6) Video conference (future system)

- Ensure outputs available for the following systems:
1) Projection on main (existing screen)
2) Projection on secondary screen
(an interactive white board projection system)
3) Computer & control system display on podium

• A touch panel control system that doubles as a computer monitor to display the same images as existing on the projection screen.
- 15" display
- Mounted to top of podium, adjustable angle for optimal viewing
- Should control all listed inputs & outputs as above
- Should include audio control for all inputs
- If able system should be upgradable to include lighting control at a later date

2.2 Upgrade of existing equipment.

• Replace section of wooden shelf with proper AV Equipment Rack
- Mount all possible systems in Equipment Rack
- Ensure rack includes power distribution with surge suppression/protection

• Wall mount existing projector in AV equipment room
- Hard mounted so could not fall off
- Ensure option to be replaced by customer during future possible upgrade.

• Replace audio mixer unit (currently wired out of DVD home theater system) with amplifier & replace ceiling speakers
- Replace the 2 existing speakers
- Include wiring & installation of 4 new ceiling speakers
- Arrange speakers to optimize sound throughout room
- It is not necessary to put new speakers in same location as existing speakers
- Speakers may continue to reside above false ceiling panels

2.3 Additional Equipment.
Install interactive whiteboard projection system on adjacent wall.
- Located on the wall where the white board is currently mounted
- Install short throw projector to avoid interference with existing lights
- Install wide format projection screen
- Request a screen w/optimal viewing area (minimum 87" diagonal up to 113")

Package File Description
Unspecified ASSF AV Project Statement of Work.docx SOW for the Audio Visual Project in The USCG Training Room at Airstation Sa...
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