Kalispell Public Safety Building
3/6/2012
AUDIO-VIDEO SYSTEMS
PART 1 GENERAL
1.1
SUMMARY
A.
1.2
This section includes wire, cable, connecting devices, installation, and testing for a
Courtroom Audio/Video system capable of displaying high definition Audio/Video content.
SYSTEM DESCRIPTION
A.
JUDGE’S BENCH
1.
The Judge needs to have a control display that is capable of controlling all of the
inputs with an instantaneous “Kill” button. The Judge’s station will have control of
the following:
a.
Input from the Defense table.
b.
Input from the Prosecution table.
c.
Input from a High-Definition Document Camera.
d.
Input from a CD/DVD device.
e.
Input from a Video Conferencing device.
f.
Input from the Judge’s PC.
2.
3.
4.
B.
The Judge should have selective control of all of these input functions and
operation thereof via touch- panel or control device that provides visual feedback.
The Judge’s PC will need to be upgraded to include a video card capable of
outputting HDMI. There will also need to be a connection to the Judge’s 23”
monitor that supports 1080p with an HDMI input.
There shall be a high definition video marking device that has a display in the
Witness box, Prosecution and Defense tables that is capable of making separate
marking colors of the content displayed. All of these display devices will display
the content that is determined by the current video input selection.
The Digital Recording System is FTR Reporter and needs to be updated to the
current version which includes 4-channel audio via the current mixer and
upgraded to be capable of additionally recording video at 480x320 via a USB
interface device that is certified by the Software Manufacturer. The control of the
audio/video recording (start/stop/playback) shall be a function on the Judge’s
Control Panel.
THE AUDIO SYSTEM IN THE COURTROOM:
1.
There shall be two 19” EIA standard rack that will fit under the Judge’s bench
(26.5” height clearance), on castors and easily rear accessible. These are the AV
equipment racks. They should also have an option for a locking front door. All of
the equipment in the racks shall be of the “silent” type so as to not interfere with
Court proceedings.
2.
The mixer should be an Audio Matrix that is minimally 16 channel input/12
channel output with Limiting/Compression/Time Delay/Equalization and full
control of all of these features on a “per channel” basis. This device shall also
include anti-feedback circuitry to assure that none of the microphones “feedback”
with one another.
3.
The system shall include a Hybrid Teleconference/Videoconference device that
seamlessly integrates with the audio/video matrix and full control of the functions
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via the Judges Control device. This device should also additionally support a
third input in the event of future expansion. This device should support all of the
features of the master audio matrix (limiting/compression/time delay).
There needs to be a 4-channel output for FTR Reporter, digital audio/video
recording system with the channel mixes as follows:
a.
Channel One: Judge and teleconference/videoconference
b.
Channel Two: Witness, Wireless Mics 1 & 2
c.
Channel Three: Defense, Wireless Mic 3.
d.
Channel Four: Prosecution
There will also need to be an integrated (all-channels) output feed via 3.5mm
jack for a traditional court reporter.
There will need to be a return input to the matrix for a courtroom playback of
audio.
All of the microphones need to have balanced, mic. level output and work with
48v phantom power.
There shall be a power amplifier capable of supplying two channels: one-channel
shall have a 4-16 Ohm output and the other channel that supports a 70 volt line
output. The output rating of this amplifier shall have a minimum of 80 watts RMS
per channel with balanced inputs.
There shall be the ability to lock out all external user functions and adjustments
excepting the power on/off function on the mixer and hybrid teleconferencing
equipment.
There shall be (3) three wireless microphones that are 128 bit digitally encrypted
and operate in the 1.9 GHz frequency range. They shall be impervious to any
external radio interference, specifically including any cellular interference.
a.
One of these microphones shall be of the lapel type; the others of
roaming type (either unidirectional or omnidirectional) to cover any
unplanned dead areas in the Courtroom for digital recording that may
occur do to Courtroom load.
b.
The microphones shall each have mute switch and have built-in
rechargeable batteries, preferably lithium-polymer, that have a
manufacturer’s rating of approximately 8 hour operational duty.
c.
These microphones shall also have a charging base and the batteries
should not need to be removed to be charged.
d.
The microphones shall be guaranteed for three years with overnight
replacement in the event of failure.
The system shall provide for the usage of the existing speakers for the
Jury/Gallery area.
There shall be separate small unobtrusive Monitor style speakers for the Judge,
Witness, Clerk of Court, Defense and Prosecution tables. These speakers shall
be independently housed and have stepped attenuators for individual
adjustment.
The microphones should consist of the following:
a.
Judge: 15” Audio-Technica Microline (or equivalent) with a
programmable mute/touch on/off base.
b.
Witness: 15” Audio-Technica Microline (or equivalent) on a shock
mount.
c.
Defense table: 18” Hypercardioid with a programmable mute/touch
on/off base.
d.
Prosecution table: 18” Hypercardioid with a programmable
mute/touch on/off base. Clip-on wireless microphone.
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Roaming tabletop wireless microphone (preferably unidirectional)
There shall be an ADA Hearing Assist System, either FM or infra-red. This
equipment will meet ADA standards with a minimum of four receivers with
earpieces and one neck loop.
THE VIDEO SYSTEM IN THE COURTROOM:
1.
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3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
A high-definition matrix video switcher (hot-switch) capable of EDID, HDCP and
scaling. It will be capable of switching a minimum of seven devices inputs with
five outputs.
The video matrix should be capable of interfacing with the audio matrix and, yet
should have separate volume control functionality so as not to interfere with the
Courtroom audio.
The video system needs to support the following:
a.
Defense: VGA/HDMI/Audio/USB HID input to the video matrix.
b.
Prosecution: VGA/HDMI/Audio/USB HID input to the video matrix.
The system needs to integrate a Polycom FX ,(supplied by the State) video
conferencing device with the following options:
a.
This device needs to be capable of being a stand-alone video
conferencing device and/or interfacing with the audio/video system.
A high-definition document camera with HDMI/DVI output and RS232 control. It
shall also include an additional VGA input as well as an SD card input. This
equipment will be able to be controlled from the Judge’s control device.
The video system shall also support a CD/DVD player capable of IR or RS232
control. This equipment will be able to be controlled from the Judge’s control
device.
The video matrix will also support an input from the Judge’s PC via HDMI. The
HDMI output of the Judge’s PC will need to feed the video matrix and the Judge’s
monitor. Additionally, the judge’s PC will need to support S-video via USB input
for the video recording via FTR Reporter Digital Audio/Video court reporting
software.
There will be the provision for a High definition touch-screen drawing device.
a.
The device shall be capable of supporting three 22” touch-screen
monitors at 1080p as well as a tablet drawing device.
b.
This device shall be capable of RS232 control and will be controlled
via the Judge’s control panel.
c.
The Monitors for the marking system will have stand alone mounts or
VESA mounts and be securely attached to the Witness box and the
necessary custom VESA mounts.
There shall be a scaler that provides HDCP/EDID to each of the output display
devices in the video system.
There shall be a control device for the Judge’s bench that is capable of
controlling all of the electronic devices as specified.
a.
The control device shall have a “kill” switch for any of the video
devices that is always readily accessible.
b.
There shall be a volume control or touch screen function to control the
audio on the video system separately from the Courtroom audio.
c.
There shall be a User manual outlining all of the functions of the
Touch screen Control Display.
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There will also need to be an X-panel for control of the system from any
networked PC. This will need to be operational simultaneously with the Judge’s
control panel.
All of the above control-system elements will need to be IP addressable via an
Ethernet switch that is sub-nettable to the City’s main Ethernet backbone on a
separate VLAN.
There shall be a 70-inch (or larger) LCD display that is capable of RS232 control.
There shall be a power protection/brownout protector capable of controlling all
the items in both equipment racks. There shall also be a rack-mount power
distribution box capable of handling the power distribution for all equipment
installed in the racks.
There shall be a 22-24” monitor that will be mounted outside of the Courtroom for
display of the docket daily.
a.
The software and templates to provide the docket shall be provided
and the City will need to sign-off on the content displayed.
b.
The system shall include software that is network compatible and the
system shall have the ability to be expanded.
c.
All of the displays will need to be IP addressable and controllable on
content, etc. from the control/formatting software.
All of the major electronics in this bid shall be rack mounted in the specified
racks. All equipment shall have a minimum of a year warranty and all provided
software shall be under a support contract for phone support. The entire system
shall be installed, tested and staff shall be trained on its use.
STATION BY STATION EQUIPMENT SUMMARY:
1.
Judge’s Bench
a.
The Judge’s bench will have the following equipment located on it:
1)
The specified microphone with the Muting base.
2)
The specified Audio Monitor with the built-in volume adjustment.
3)
The control panel on a tilt base for ease of viewing/control by
the Judge with the instantaneous “Kill” button with all specified
functions.
4)
The existing Judge’s Monitor;
5)
All control capabilities of the video marking device.
6)
The Judge should have selective control of all of these input
functions and operation thereof via the touch panel control
device that provides visual feedback of the current function
state of the video system.
7)
There will be a (City provided) analog phone line and phone to
facilitate the interface with the audio conferencing system.
2.
Witness
a.
The witness stand will have the following equipment located on it:
1)
The specified microphone.
2)
The specified Audio Monitor with the built-in volume adjustment
3)
The defined video marking device.
4)
All of these units will need to be securely fastened.
3.
Clerk of Court
a.
The Clerk of Court’s desk will have the following equipment located
on it:
1)
The specified Monitor style speaker.
2)
There shall also be the ability on the Clerk’s PC to control the
functions of the video control system (in a similar fashion as the
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Judge’s control panel) through Crestron X-panel or other similar
control software.
A shelf should be built for the document camera and the DVD
player. The DVD player will be on the bottom of the shelf and
the document camera will be placed on top.
4.
Prosecution Table
a.
The Prosecution table will have the following equipment located on it:
1)
The specified microphone with the Muting base. The specified
Audio Monitor with the built-in volume adjustment.
2)
A VGA/HDMI/Audio/USB HID input into the video system.
3)
21 – 24” Touch screen monitor that will interface with the
marking system.
4)
A Crestron Flip-top box mounted in the top of the table that will
have two power outlets, network cable and the provision for
storing the necessary interface cables to the system in a “ready
to use” style of storage.
5.
Defense Table
a.
The Defense table will have the following equipment located on it:
1)
The specified microphone with the Muting base.
2)
The specified Audio Monitor with the built-in volume adjustment.
3)
A VGA/HDMI/Audio/USB HID input into the video system.
4)
21 – 24” Touch screen monitor that will interface with the
marking system.
5)
Crestron Flip-top box mounted in the top of the table that will
have two power outlets, network cable and the provision for
storing the necessary interface cables to the system in a “ready
to use” style of storage.
6.
Jury/Gallery
a.
The system shall provide for the use of the existing ceiling speakers
for the Jury/Gallery area.
7.
Miscellaneous Courtroom
a.
At the discretion of the City of Kalispell, the following equipment is
necessary and will be located in the courtroom:
1)
A Clip-on wireless microphone
2)
Two roaming tabletop wireless microphones (preferably
unidirectional)
3)
The specified 70-inch (or larger) LCD display
4)
A document camera with the specified functionality mounted on
a custom shelf next to the LCD display that will also
appropriately house the Display clock for the FTR System.
5)
A Hybrid Teleconference/Videoconference device with the
identified functionality
6)
An ADA Hearing Assist System
7)
The defined 21 - 24” monitor mounted just outside the
courtroom for the Docket display.
8.
Vendor should provide pricing for annual support contracts with 4-hour response
time in the event of hardware failure and phone support should be available from
8am-5pm, Monday through Friday. The vendor will need to be an authorized
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Dealer for all products sold for service/support and upgrade possibilities. All
equipment shall have a minimum One year warranty and all provided software
shall be under a support contract for phone support. The entire system shall be
installed, tested and staff shall be trained on its use to the satisfaction of the
Judge and staff.
1.3
SUBMITTALS
A.
1.4
1.5
Product Data: Submit catalog data for each piece of equipment.
COORDINATION
A.
Coordinate layout and installation of audio/video equipment and cabling with the City’s
I.T. Department (758-7751).
B.
The Contractor shall pay close attention to the phasing of the project. The courtroom will
not hold court during the Audio Video replacement project. The work should be started
and completed in consecutive days. Advanced scheduling with the Judge and Clerk of
Court are required to ensure access to the courtroom can be permitted for the days the
work will be done. (This should be facilitated during the installation phase.)
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
Installers of audio/video cabling shall have at least 5 years experience installing and
testing similar systems, and have a minimum of five installations of similar size and
magnitude as this project.
B.
All installations shall comply with NFPA 70.
C.
The audio/video contractor must be able to support a 24-hour response time for service
work.
D.
The audio/video system has been designed and specified to meet present and future
needs anticipated by the client. The base bid shall be the specified system herein.
Alternate equipment and audio/video systems shall be accepted only after proper
submittal review the City of Kalispell.
E.
Products in compliance with this performance specification and installed by others not
named will be considered only if pre-approved by the City of Kalispell ten (10) days prior
to bid closing date.
PART 2 PRODUCTS
2.1
VIDEO SYSTEM
A.
3 - Crestron DM-TX-200 Transmitters or equivalent – Defense and Prosecution Table
B.
Atlona AT-HD-V12 Distribution Amplifier or equivalent
C.
Pinnacle Dazzle or equivalent – Judge’s PC
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D.
Atlona ATHD-530 Converter or equivalent
E.
Crestron DM-MD6X1 or equivalent
F.
Crestron MP-B20 or equivalent with Table-top kit– Judge’s Bench
G.
Crestron CP2E or equivalent
H.
Crestron HD-Scaler or equivalent
I.
Ethernet Switch
J.
Atlona AT-HD-V14 Distribution Amplifier or equivalent
K.
Viewsonic Ep-2202R Digital Signage Display with USB & Ethernet or equivalent –
Hallway outside of Courtroom
L.
70” LCD or equivalent – On Wall in courtroom
M.
3 - 21–24” Touchscreen Displays or equivalent – Witness , Defense and Prosecution
N.
Elmo P30S or equivalent – beside of Clerk
O.
Samsung CD/DVD DVD-V9800 player or equivalent
P.
Boeckeler PointMaker PVI-4600 with Boeckeler USB expansion hub or equivalent
Q.
All necessary mounting brackets for Monitors, Displays and Videoconferencing Systems.
R.
PC Card for Judge’s PC for HDMI output
S.
FTR A/V Reporter Upgrade to 5.5 AV (minimum)
T.
Samsung DVD-V9800 1080p upconverting DVD/VCR Combo
U.
2 - Crestron FT-PWR-D Power Distribution and cable handling boxes
AUDIO SYSTEM
A.
Audio Technica ES915 ML15 or equivalent – Judge’s Bench
B.
Audio Technica ES915 ML15 or equivalent – Witness
C.
2 - Audio Technica ES915 ML18 or equivalent – Defense and Prosecution Tables
D.
2 – Revolabs HD Venue 2-channel Receivers or equivalent
E.
Revolabs HD wearable Wireless Mic or equivalent - wearable
F.
2 - Revolabs HD Directional Tabletop Mic or equivalent – for Jury
G.
Lectrosonics DM1612F Matrix Mixer or equivalent
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2.3
H.
Lectrosonics DMTH4 or equivalent
I.
Crown 280A Power Amplifier or equivalent
J.
5 – Personal Monitors with stepped attenuators or equivalent – Judge’s Bench, Witness,
Clerk of Court, Prosecution Table, and Defense Table
K.
Williams PPA377 Pro or equivalent.
L.
Tripplite LCR2400 Power Protection Device
M.
2 – Raxxess ERK-12-20B Rack Enclosures
CABLING REQUIREMENTS
A.
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All Cabling will be certified by contractor at the completion of the project.
1.
Contractor will provide printed or electronic documentation of certification.
AUDIO/VIDEO RACK REQUIREMENTS
A.
Provide a standard 19” floor rack. Dimensions: 26.75”h x 20.675”w x 20”d.
B.
The network rack shall accommodate the following equipment:
1.
Crestron DM-TX-200 Transmitter or equivalent
2.
Atlona AT-HD-V12 Distribution Amplifier or equivalent
3.
Atlona ATHD-530 Converter or equivalent
4.
Crestron DM-MD6X1 or equivalent
5.
Crestron CP2E or equivalent
6.
Crestron HD-Scaler or equivalent
7.
Ethernet Switch
8.
Atlona AT-HD-V14 Distribution Amplifier or equivalent
9.
Boeckeler PointMaker PVI-4600 or equivalent
10.
2 – Revolabs HD Venue 2-channel or equivalent
11.
Lectrosonics DM1612 Matrix Mixer or equivalent
12.
Lectrosonics DMTH4 or equivalent
13.
Crown 280A Power Amplifier or equivalent
14.
Williams PPA377Pro or equivalent
15.
Tripplite LCR2400 Power Protection Device
C.
Viewsonic 22-24” Digital Signage Monitor EP2202r
D.
Provide wire managers to support vertical and horizontal wire management of all
audio/video cabling.
E.
Audio/Video rack grounding…Need properly grounded outlet to plug UPS for rack into.
F.
There shall be a Custom built shelf that houses the CD/DVD/VHS Player and the top of it
will locate the Document Camera for ease of use.
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PART 3 EXECUTION
3.1
3.2
INSTALLATION
A.
Check all raceways for compliance with space allocations, installation tolerances, and
other conditions affecting installation. Proceed with installation only after unsatisfactory
conditions have been corrected.
B.
Pull cables without exceeding the manufacturer’s recommended pulling tensions. If more
than one cable is being installed in the same raceway, then pull all cables
simultaneously.
C.
Support cables not in raceway every 4 feet and within 6” of equipment.
D.
Velcro or Velcro tie wraps are required.
E.
Install cabling in raceway except in accessible ceiling spaces. Use UL-listed plenum
cable in environmental air spaces, including plenum ceilings. Install cables without
damage to the jacket, shield, or conductors.
F.
Do not bend cables beyond the minimum recommended radii at any time during
installation, transportation, or handling.
G.
Conductor splicing is not acceptable. All audio/video conductors must be continuous
from the source equipment to the load equipment.
TESTING
A.
3.3
3.4
Inspect 100% of cabling for physical damage and test each conductor signal path for
continuity and shorts.
FIELD QUALITY CONTROL
A.
Inspect raceways and boxes in accordance with TIA/EIA 568.
B.
The contractor shall supply digital and printed test results to the City at the completion of
the project, including all warranty paperwork.
C.
The contractor shall provide an as-built drawing showing all cable types and routing.
LABELING
A.
Label each cable within four inches of each termination, where it is accessible for
viewing. Coordinate exact labeling nomenclature, appearance, and requirements with
the City’s I.T. Department.
B.
Provide a building floor plan with as-built information on cable pathways and
terminations.
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Judge's Bench
Microphones
Clerk's Desk
Channel One (6 ohm)
Judge
Witness Box
Channel Two (70 Volt line)
16 ohm (x6) = 6 (approx)
Lectrosonics
DM1612 Matrix
Mixer
Defense
Prosecution
Court Reporter
Crown 280A
Power Amplifier
Witness
Defense
Williams
PPA-377
Hearing Assist
RevoLabs
2 channel Rack
Mount
Prosecution
70 Volt
Gallery Array
Revo (Wearable)
4-Channel
FTR Mixer
Revo 2
(Unidirectional)
Revo 3
(Unidirectional)
RevoLabs
2 channel Rack
Mount
RS-232
Control
(to Crestron)
Input from
Video Matrix
Lectrosonics
DMTH4
Hybrid Coupler
RS-232
Control
(to Crestron)
Courtroom
FTR Playback
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VIDEO SYSTEM - Ver. 9 (Kalispell, MT - Municipal Courtroom - 01302012)
Crestron
DM-TX-200
Transmitter
Prosecution
(VGA/HDMI)
Municipal
Network
DM-CAT
Crestron
HD-Scaler
Defense
(VGA/HDMI)
Crestron
DM-TX-200
Transmitter
HDMI
DM-CAT
HDMI
Atlona
AT-HD-V14
Distribution
Amplifier
70" Sharp
LCD Display
Crestron
DM-MD6X1
(Hi-Definition
Video Switcher)
S-Video
Polycom
(S-Video)
HDMI
HDMI-DVI
DM-CAT
Elmo P30S
(DVI)
HDMI-DVI
Unmanaged
Ethernet
Switch
Crestron
DM-TX-200
Transmitter
Witness
Drawing
Touch-screen
Monitor
(HP L2105tm)
HDMI-DVI
HDMI
Ethernet
Judge's PC HDMI
(needs video
card-HDMI)
USB
Atlona
AT-HD-V12
Dist. Amp.
RS-232
Ethernet
Defense
Drawing
Touch-screen
Monitor
(HP L2105tm)
HDMI-DVI
Crestron
MP-B20
Ethernet
Pinnacle
Dazzle
Ethernet
USB
S-VIDEO
DVI
Atlona
ATHD-530
Converter
Boeckeler
PVI-4600
USB
Boeckeler
USB Expander
Crestron
CP2E
(Processor)
Prosecution
Drawing
Touch-screen
Monitor
(HP L2105tm)
HDMI
USB
USB
Judge's
Monitor
(HDMI)
Existing