Case study: Netstreams Digi LinX multi-room system
This property has a Netstreams Digi LinX multi-room system at its core. A fully IP based distribution of Audio Video and Security.
The system has an Audio Request music server as well as Kaleidescape video server to provide high quality audio or video to be streamed to any of the rooms.
The multi room installation is controlled by full colour touch screen wall plates or remote controls.
The kitchen has 4 x 6" Speakercraft in-ceiling speakers that are controlled by a Digilinx in-wall 4" colour display pad. CCTV can also be displayed on this display pad.
2 x 8" Speakercraft in-ceiling speakers are controlled by a Digilinx display pad with access to the audio server. In the cupboard below the screen, a Kaleidescape 1080p DVD Player accesses the video server with 400 films available. Surround Sound is available through the clients existing Bose Lifestyle System and speakers.
Home Cinema Room
The client's home cinema installation provides the serious room in the house to watch movies the way they were intended to be watched, through a Sim2 Projector and Arcam AV Processor and Power Amplifier.
The front speakers are wall mounted Totem Tribes and the rear speakers are Monitor Audio gold series GSFX.
The 8ft fixed screen has the latest technology to allow viewing with ambient light and the sources available are the Kaleidescape Server and Sky+ HD Receiver. The whole room is controlled by a colour screen Nevo remote control, even down to the lighting, which is controlled using Rako.
The dining room has been fitted with 2 x 8" in-ceiling Speakercraft speakers and a Digilinx touch panel wall display pad.
The library has 2 x 8" in-ceiling Speakercraft speakers and a Digilinx touch panel wall display pad.
The Music Room is a dedicated zone with 8" in-ceiling Speakercraft speakers and a Digilinx touch panel wall display.
All of the bedrooms are dedicated zones with in-ceiling speakers, including the En Suite to the Master Bedroom, which shares the display plate with the Master Bedroom but could be independent from the Master Bedroom if desired.
2 x white external Speakercraft environmental speakers are wall mounted covering the rear Patio for alfresco dining.
External fixed CCTV cameras in waterproof housings have been strategically placed around the property. These can be viewed at a press of a button in any of the rooms where a display plate is positioned.
The central equipment rack takes up minimal space.
Phase 2 to be continued Summer 2009 .........