What to Know about Adding Lighting

When Draper talks about lighting, it is usually within the context of either controlling natural light through window shades and other solar control solutions, or choosing the projection screen that works best in the lighting conditions. However, an article on the...

Screens for Worship Facilities

When beginning to plan for new or updated AV in a worship facility, one of the first questions is usually, “What screen should I use?” Like many things in life, there is not one definitive answer to that question. The closest thing to an answer is answer is, “that...

Draper at LDI

Later this month, Draper will be heading for Las Vegas to exhibit at the 2014 LDI show. Draper will be exhibiting November 21-23 in booth 2269. This year Jim Hoodlebrink and Kimberly McCormick will be showing off several Draper products that make excellent solutions...

Draper’s Projector Lift Selection Tool

This week’s post is by Amy Madden (MBA, CTS, LEED®AP). Amy is the Sales Support and Projector/FlatScreen Lifts Product Manager at Draper, Inc. One of the strong points of Draper’s line of projector lifts is the depth and breadth of the line. There are so many options...

Choosing the Right Screen with Draper’s Surface Selector Pro

When you are trying to design AV for a worship space—or any space in your worship facility—one of the most important and historically neglected considerations is the proper projection viewing surface. Whether you’re looking for a screen for a sanctuary, Sunday school...

4K-A Clearer Picture

When someone inquires about a 4K display, what are they talking about? Sure, 4K, but what does that mean exactly? Does 4K mean the same thing for flat panels and projectors and screens? Since the development of 4K we’ve seen a lot of confusion among our clients and...

Our New AV Warranty Has You Covered

Draper has always been a manufacturer of quality products that stand the test of time. Over 60 years ago, Draper came to the audiovisual industry with the V-Screen, a sturdy classroom projection screen that was the very first to be covered by a five-year warranty....

Historic YMCA Project Presents Challenges

The Junius Ward Johnson Memorial YMCA in Vicksburg, Mississippi has been serving Vicksburg, Mississippi since 1923. The historic structure was built and gifted to the citizens of Vicksburg by Fannie Willis Johnson as a memorial to her late husband, Junius Ward...

Revisiting InfoComm Connected 2020

InfoComm Connected 2020 broke new ground for the AV industry. It was the first time that the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association (better known as AVIXA) held its InfoComm trade show online. Overall, most participants and observers have deemed the show a...

Control Room Ergonomics and Best Practices

An ergonomically designed workspace promotes improved performance and productivity while considering worker limitations and capabilities. This is especially true in control rooms, where poor ergonomic design could lead to slower response time and errors in critical...