Make Your Office Into a Control Centre

Make Your Office Into a Control Centre

Work is seldom seen in feature films, with most heroes and heroines given fascinatingly quirky jobs that never seem to require a full day in the office. The exception to the movie office embargo is for super villains. Here, set designers can go crazy, creating massively complex commercial spaces in unlikely locations. Blofeld’s volcano home-come-control-centre in You Only Live Twice seems just about the most commuter-unfriendly location known to man, with the possible exception of Stromberg’s underwater lair in The Spy Who Loved Me.

New High-Tech TV? Let Us Set it Up For You 

New High-Tech TV? Let Us Set it Up For You 

The new age of digital and Smart TV is upon us and if you haven’t already done so, it’s likely you are thinking of investing in a new TV. March is a great time to upgrade your TV system, as the new year’s models are typically released in April. So, if you’re quick off the mark, you can snap up a good deal on the 2013 models by buying now.

Ideas For Wall-Mounted Flat-Screen TVs

Ideas For Wall-Mounted Flat-Screen TVs

Flat, curved, projected: whatever you choose, TVs now look totally different from their cathode ray tube predecessors. Smaller in depth but wider in screen, many new owners of the latest Smart TV find their existing TV furniture set-up no longer works with their sleek new home cinema system. Here at Picture Perfect, one of the perks of the job is working with home owners to come up with the ideal set-up for screens in any room, and one of the most popular options with flat screens is to mount them on the wall. Moving Pictures TV wall mounting basically boils down to two options. First, you can use a fixed mount so the TV is stable and exactly where you want it. Alternatively, you can choose a swivel mount, so the screen can be tilted and adjusted for people viewing in different locations. The first option is great if your…

This is How We Test for Reception Problems

This is How We Test for Reception Problems

Finding out whether your antenna needs replacing or your TV setup just needs some fine tuning isn’t always a straightforward affair. You might think there’s a major problem, but having an expert check your system and reception setup can tell you what’s really going on. A TV reception expert can save you the expense of installing new equipment by identifying problems with aerial location and signal disruption. So, how can Picture Perfect be so sure what’s causing your reception problems? What can you expect when you call us out? The Voice Of Experience At Picture Perfect, we have been working in audio-visual technology for the best part of two decades. That’s a lot of aerials and a lot of rooftops. Our technicians really have a bird’s-eye view of Brisbane, Caboolture and the Sunshine Coast and they know the area and its signal blind spots better than the backs of their…

Could Your TV Antenna Benefit From Bird Spikes?

Could Your TV Antenna Benefit From Bird Spikes?

Birds of a feather flock together and if your roof makes a convenient, comfortable roost you can soon find yourself surrounded by our feathered friends. This is great if you’re an avid bird watcher, less great if you’d rather watch TV. As well as disrupting the signal, birds on your roof can physically damage your TV aerial. This damage can be caused by the weight of larger birds bending the prongs on the antenna and the build up of dirt and debris from nesting and guano deposits. Picture Problems Probably the surest indicator of antenna trouble caused by physical damage and wildlife disruption is if your neighbours have good TV reception while your aerial struggles. Take a good look at your TV antenna from the ground and note if any of the prongs are bent or rusted, if elements are missing and if it is facing a different direction than…