Fixing a Dark or Blurry Picture on a Plasma TV

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In many scenarios, a dark or blurry picture on a plasma TV is the result of poor picture calibration. Calibration settings can usually be accessed with your remote on your TVs' main menu under the Picture options. Other potential picture problems are related to the TV's input source. If addressing these factors doesn't help, the TV probably needs to be serviced or replaced. Calibrating Brightness The brightness setting affects what the TV displays as black.

29 August 2017

A Beginners Sound Design Studio Guide

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Starting up your very own home recording studio is the perfect way to develop your skills as a potential sound designer and create professional quality sound effects for home movies and film. The business of creating sound effects and soundscapes is often overlooked, and people forget how much effort is placed on creating effective audio for film and television. The great thing about sound design is that everything is a potential tool that can be recorded, mixed, layered and manipulated.

19 September 2016

Fire In The Server Room: Sprinklers And Wall Cables

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Fire is more of a threat in server rooms than it is in other parts of a commercial entity due to the numerous electrical connections that characterize server rooms. Business owners need to take all precautionary measures possible to prevent fire outbreaks in their server rooms, or to reduce the potential extent of damage in the event of an outbreak. This article discusses two things you might want to know about server rooms and fire if you intend to set up a server room from scratch.

19 July 2016

DIY Data Cabling Installation: Cable Trays And Signal Interference

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There's nothing particularly wrong about undertaking the DIY installation of a data cabling system. On the contrary, doing this might end up saving money that you would have otherwise spent on hiring a commercial data cabling installation contractor. In the same breath, DIY installation of data cabling systems may also end up being quite the expense. The smallest of mistakes during DIY installation can interfere with the efficient performance of the data cabling system and they can have severe financial implications.

9 June 2016

Bulletin Boards For The Modern Classroom

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Bulletin boards are a common feature in a large number of classrooms today. Bulletin boards have since become an integral component of the learning process, especially for young learners in their early stages of education. With this in mind, it is important for trainee kindergarten teachers to understand the various types of classroom bulletin boards and the applications for which the different boards are suited. Display Bulletin Boards True to their name, these bulletin boards are often used to showcase outstanding work from the young learners (e.

18 May 2016

Make Sure You Take These 5 Steps If Water Gets Into Your Laptop

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It's easy to panic when you spill water on your laptop, but time really is of the essence if you want to minimize damage and prevent a complete breakdown. With that in mind, make sure you take the following five steps as quickly as you can. 1. Turn It Off and Unplug the Cable The first thing you need to do is turn off the laptop's power. It's normally not advised for you to switch of your computer without going through the proper shutdown process, but that rule doesn't apply right now; hold your finger down on the power button until the laptop switches off manually.

10 May 2016

2 Devices For Improved Security On Residential Sliding Security Doors

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Sliding doors are preferred for outdoor use in the residential set-up. They are commonly installed in patio areas thanks to their full-length glass panels that allow for an unobstructed view of the outdoor scenery. There are several ways through which a homeowner can increase the security of sliding doors around the home. Discussed in this article are two devices that can be used as a means to this end. Slide-Locking Bars

21 January 2016