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Installation Technician On-Site Installation Quality Control Checklist

Section 01 - Physical Environment

A. Verify physical inventory of all equipment to be assigned to this project via  BOM, change orders, proposal, and drawings.

1. Do all delivery tickets correctly indicate equipment LOCATION in facility?

B. Check rack wiring for proper industry standards:

1. Are Video, RGB, line level audio, mic level audio, RF cable, on right side of rack separated in groups based on like signals, when looking from the back of the rack?

2. Are Control, speaker level audio, and power cables separated by like groups on the left side of rack when looking from the back?

3. Are all cables neatly grouped using flush-cut tie-wraps (or Velcro)?

4. Are all cables labeled directly behind the connectors (same distance) and labeled according to the drawings?

5. Do the cables that go to terminal blocks, phoenix connectors or spade lugs have 1 inch of heat shrink?

6. Are the shields covered by an insulator if they are being used for ground reference?

7. Do the cables bend due to the weight of the wires? If so, are lacing bars used to apply strain relief to cables?

8. Has strain relief been installed for individual cables per Infocomm Standards?

9. Is there snake skin for cables entering the rack from the wall, floor or ceiling, are the cables kept neat and combed straight?

10. If there is a pass-through wall connection to the rack are the cables protected from the edges of the box by a chase nipple or other means, making sure not to nick the wires that pass through the box?

11. Has power been properly distributed throughout the rack as per the shop wiring diagrams and are there spare outlets?

a. Are the amplifiers on a delay so that they are turned on last and turned off first?

b. Is the control system and router on an un-switched outlet?

c. Are there other devices that you would consider to be required to be on un-switched power? List them.

d. Is power wired in such a way that devices may be easily removed from the rack for servicing?

12. Is all the equipment in the rack mounted and secured according to the rack elevation drawing and using proper rack mounts? (Use hand tight torque to secure screws)

13. If there are patch bays are they wired in the proper manner?

14. Are all blank spaces in the rack filled?

15. Do all the connectors appear to be secured and in good physical condition?

16. Are all field cables plenum rated? Please note any exceptions.

17. Where multiple cables are grouped together, are terminal blocks used instead of landing multiple conductors on to one screw terminal?

18. Is there a TI Logo panel at the top of the rack?

19. Is equipment in the rack labeled as to room (for racks serving multiple rooms)?

20. Have devices been labeled as to their function or specific ID as shown on the AV drawings?

21. Is Owner Furnished Equipment installed per scope?

C. Check mounting of equipment.

1. Ceiling and Program speakers.

a. Are they mounted properly with logos aligned the same way?

b. Are they tied off above ceiling?

c. Are they wired in phase?

d. If a 70V system, are they tapped to the correct wattage?

e. If a low impedance system with multiple speakers, are they series-parallel connected according to the shop wiring diagrams?

f. Is there the correct quantity as the drawings show?

g. Are they in the correct location as the drawings show?

h. Do they require adjustment to the mount?

2. Flat Panel Mounts.

a. Are these the correct flat panel monitors?

b. Are they in the correct location as the drawings show?

c. Are they fed from a recessed receptacle from behind so the cables are hidden?

d. Are all the connections in their proper location?

e. Are they mounted plumb and square?

f. Is there ventilation around the display?

3.Ceiling Mounted Projectors.

a. Are they mounted according to TI Standards?

b. Is the power that feeds the projectors on an un-switched power source?

c. Are the cables grouped to be as discrete and tidy as possible?

d. Are the connections in their proper locations?

e. Is ventilation a concern?

f. Is the power connection wired to code?

g. Is the projector level in all planes? (plate, mount, pole)

h. Is all the mounting hardware the same color and similar to the projector?

i. Is an escutcheon ring that matched the pipe color used to finish the hole in the ceiling?

j. The infrastructure doesn’t make the projector vibrate?

4. Wall Interfaces, Connection Plates.

a. Are they plumb and square?

b. Are they correctly labeled?

c. Do they match the color of other plates in the room (electrical, network, etc)?

d. If it is a wall interface that is not using a particular connector, is that connector removed and blanked off (no holes)?

e. Have the proper signal level connector types been used for the plates, i.e. a microphone should have an XLR not an RCA connector?

f. Are all other services terminated in it (network, telco)?

g. Is the plate adjacent to power/data?

5. Floor Boxes.

a. Are they the correct floor boxes?

b. Have they been installed properly (plumb, square and level)?

c. Do they match the color of other plates in the room (electrical, network, etc)?

d. Is there the correct quantity?

e. Do they have the correct covers and have they been finished appropriately (such as carpet inlays)?

f. Are they correctly labeled?

g. Have all other services been installed in the Floor Box (power, network, telco)?

h. Is the inside of the floor box neat and clean without trash and/or water in the bottom?

i. If this is feeding a Podium, has snake scheme been addressed?

j. Can the floor box cover be closed with connectors in place?

6. Table Interfaces.

a. Was it cut in by TI or by others?

b. Is it in the correct location?

c. Is it plumb and square?

d. Does it open the right direction?

e. Are all the associated cables with it?

f. Has additional cable management been implemented (under table)?

g. Are all other services terminated in it?

h. Is it installed safely so that users do not injure their legs when sitting at the table?

7. Microphones.

a.Ceiling.

I. Are they the correct model?

II. Are they the correct color?

III.Do they need pop-shields (check with customer before installing pop-shields)?

IV. Is there the correct quantity?

V. Are they in the correct locations?

VI. If they are hanging are they hanging to the correct length?

VII. If they are directional are they facing the correct direction?

b. Table.

I. Was it cut in by TI or by others?

II. Is there the correct quantity?

III. Are they in the correct locations?

IV. If they are directional are they facing the correct direction?

V. Are they fitted with a shock mount (applies to gooseneck types only)?

VI. Has additional cable management been implemented (under table)?

c. Podium.

I. Was it cut in by TI or by others?

II. Is it in the correct location?

III. Is it fitted with a shock mount?

IV. Does it have a pop shield?

d. Wireless.

I. Is it properly rack mounted?

II. Has it been setup for correct frequency and channel specific to the facility (ie, not at factory default)?

III. Does it have appropriate antenna distribution?

IV. If the antennae are mounted to the rack and the rack is metal, are they mounted to the OUTSIDE of the rack using appropriate knockouts?

V. Are the antenna cables appropriate low loss 50 ohm UHF cable?

e. Assistive Listening.

I. Is the transmitter properly rack mounted?

II. Has it been setup for correct frequency and channel specific to the facility (ie, not at factory default)?

III. Does it have appropriate antenna distribution?

IV. Are the antenna cables appropriate low loss 50 ohm UHF or VHF cable?

V. Are the belt packs stored in the charging unit at the location specified by the customer?

VI. Have you explained to the customer that these units CANNOT be charged with the charging case lid in place?

8. Cameras.

a. Is this the correct camera?

b. Are there the correct quantities?

c. Are they mounted in the correct position, vertical as well as horizontal?

d. Is the mount for the camera correct?

e. Is the camera plumb, square and level?

f. If this is a PTZ camera, does the camera head move freely?

g. Does the cabling interfere with camera movement?

9. Screens.

a. Rear or rigid screens

I. Is it the correct one?

II. Is it mounted as indicated on the drawings?

III. Is the correct side facing the audience?

IV. Are there any surface defects?

V. Is the projector mounted such that it projects a clear, square image, filling the extents of the active screen area (at native resolution) without keystone correction applied?

b. Ceiling Mounted screens

I. Is it mounted in the correct spot?

II. Is it mounted correctly?

III. Is it the correct one?

IV. Is the screen LVC wired in and functional?

V. Is there a local screen switch on the wall?

VI. Does it work properly?

VII. Is the fabric free of wrinkles and flat?

VIII. Does the screen have the appropriate amount of black drop? Is the lower limit switch properly adjusted?

IX. Is the projector mounted such that it projects a clear, square image, filling the extents of the white space (at native resolution) without keystone correction applied?

c. Video Cubes

I. Is it the correct model?

II. Is the mounting base absolutely level?

III. No differences in gap between adjacent screens vertically or horizontally?

IV. Are there any screen surface defects?

V. Are the screens evenly backlit when turned on?

d. Dry Erase/SMART Boards

I. Is it the correct model?

II. Is it mounted level

III. Is a USB extender/cable installed and tested?

IV. Are there any screen surface defects?

V. Are the trim colors consistent?

D. Military Jobs.

1. Racks.

a. Is equipment separated according to classification and labeled accordingly?

2. Field Wiring.

a. Is field wiring correctly routed per its classification?

E. Upgrade Jobs.

1. Was the system fully tested prior to making any changes? Please record any defects found in the notes section or on the last page of this document.

Section 02 Documentation

A. Project (Job) Book.

1. Is it on site?

2. Does it include the original scope and all change orders?

3. Are the redline drawings in it and ready for the Field Engineer?

B. Trash and Cleanup.

1. Are the rooms clean and all trash removed?

2. Has the floor been vacuumed?

C. Manuals and Remotes.

1. Have the manuals and remotes been formally delivered to the customer? (If not, please ensure that these are brought back to the shop to be organized and properly delivered by the PM)

D. Address any issues you find to the PM.