All audio performance tests are made from all electronic system inputs (first physical output of source media, all I/O plates, Mike inputs) to all electronic system outputs (all outputs connected to amplifier inputs, all connections to external facilities to other rooms), buildings or external services such as broadcast connections.
AP – 104: Audio Signal Transport
Verify that audio signal is being distributed accordingly through the system as defined in the project documentation.
AP – 115: Physical Loudspeaker Alignment
Verify that loudspeakers are placed and aimed as defined in the project documentation.
AP – 117: Loudspeaker Polarity
Verify that all loudspeakers are tested to ensure they all have correct polarity as defined in the project documentation.
AP – 126: Audio Buzz and Rattles
Verify that no audible noise caused by improper installation of any equipment provided in completed system is evident. Perform buzzes and rattles test, monitoring for both direct, or indirect, unintended noise generated as a result of the AV system operating within its design parameters in the room environment. Noise that may be present as a result of non-AV system related sources (for example: air handler rattles due to excessive volume of air through it is not in scope with this verification.
AP – 133: Test Audio Routes
Verify that all audio routes are tested from endpoint to endpoint via the appropriate midpoints for operation and routing as defined in the project documentation.
All video performance tests are made from all electronic systems inputs (first physical output of source media, all I/O plates) to all electronic system outputs (all outputs connected to display inputs, all connections to external facilities (to other rooms, buildings or external services such as broadcast connections).
VP – 100: Video System Pixel Failure Tolerance
Verify that all displayed images do not have pixel failures (bright or dead pixels) that exceed the requirements of the project documentation or the manufacturer's specifications.
VP – 102: Image Geometry
Verify that all display images are correctly focused have the correct image geometry and are free from distortion (e.g. stretching, Keystone, Barrel/pin cushion). Any requirements for projection mapping or image shaping to unusual surfaces should be validated in accordance with the requirements of the project documentation.
VP – 103: Projected Display Brightness Uniformity
Verify that the combined installation of projector and screen provides a display to viewer that meets the project requirements for uniformity of brightness across the area of the display.
VP – 104: Image Size Relative to Viewer Position
Verify that the displays are sized appropriately to the distance relative to the viewer as defined in the project documentation.
VP – 105: Test Video Routes
Verify that all video routes are tested from endpoint to endpoint via the appropriate midpoints for operation and routing required by the project documentation.
VP – 106: Colorimetry
Verify calibration of all video displays to ensure the display colors uniformly to a common reference standard as defined in the project documentation.
VP – 107: Projected Image Contrast Ratio
Verify that the system should conform to the appropriate viewing category as defined in the project documentation and/or as verified by and ANSI/InfoComm 3M – 2011, documented project specific requirements will supersede ANSI/InfoComm 3M – 2011, however it is strongly recommended that the testing methodology from ANSI/InfoComm 3M – 2011 Be utilized. The projected image contrast ratio should be measured for all project images within the system.
VP – 108: Multiple Resolution Performance of Video Displays
Verify that the system Displays all resolutions required by project documentation on all displays within the system. Consideration should be given to maximum resolution and aspect ratio of each display to ensure that the anticipated resolutions are within display tolerances of the display devices. Any variation other than accurate display of resolution should be documented in the test report such as pixel shift, geometric distortion, artifacts from scaling, letterboxing, pillarboxing, window boxing, or similar distortion of the image.
AVP – 101: Audio/Video Sync
Verify that audio/video synchronization is maintained to ensure the proper time alignment of signals during playback at the point of user experience or transmission as defined in the project documentation.
AVP – 104: Source Testing
Verify that "real-life" sources other than test generations have been tested on the completed system using the common communications and/or media types the system is designed to support as defined in the project documentation.
Cable management, termination, and labeling
CABL – 100: Cable Supports
Verify that all cables are adequately supported throughout their links as defined in the project documentation.
CABL – 101: AV Connector Verification
Verify that all cable terminations are made securely and meet the recommendations of the connector and cable manufacturer, publish standards, as well as in accordance with requirements defined in the project documentation. Verify that terminations are appropriate for application with correct pin configuration and connection to equipment with a minimum of adapters.
CABL – 105: AV Connector Seating
Verify that all connectors are correctly keyed, seeded, and latched to respective connection points as defined in the project documentation. Conditions where physical parameters exceed the connectors ability to maintain full seating should be resolved as defined in the project documentation.
CABL – 109: AV Connector Plate Consistent Labeling
Verify that AV connector plates have consistent labeling throughout the project as defined in the project documentation. Verify that all connector plates are given unique identifiers and that this identifier is used as defined in the project documentation. Verify connector plate labeling is consistent with control surfaces.NOTE: Unique identifier should be permanently marked on finished plates unless there are aesthetic reasons not to.
CABL – 111: Cable separation
Verify that both site and rack cables have appropriate separation according to signal type and level as defined in the project documentation.
CABL – 114: Termination Stress
Verify that all cable terminations have been completed and adequately supported so as to minimize weight or stress on the termination point and/ or connector.
CABL – 116: AV System Cabling Verification
Verify that all cabling is of the correct type and routed correctly from point-to-point as defined in the project documentation.
ELEC – 100: AV Equipment Connected to Proper Circuit
Verify that all AV equipment is powered from the designated power circuit and outlet as defined in the project documentation. No additional (non-AV) equipment should be connected unless permitted in the project documentation.
ELEC – 103: Grounding/Earthing
Verify that all elements of the audiovisual system are correctly bonded to an electrical ground earth in accordance with the requirements of regulatory authority.
PHYSE – 102: Floor Boxes/Wall Boxes/Ceiling Boxes
Verify that installed floor, wall and ceiling boxes meet project documentation and regulatory authority requirements.
PHYSE – 105: Structural Mounting
Verify configuration and compatibility for structural accommodations and all mounting hardware based on the intended application. All equipment mounting hardware shall be installed in the manner specified by the hardware manufacturer.
PHYSE – 107: Vibration
Verify that the physical environment is suitable for the intended A/V systems in relation to all sources of vibration affecting visual fidelity/stability of equipment such as videoconferencing cameras, document cameras and fix screen and projector locations.
PHYSE – 108: Lighting
Verify that the lighting systems are suitable for the intended video and control systems for each type of application (e.g. Videoconferencing, presentation, broadcast, performance) as defined in the project documentation.
PHYSE – 109: Clean Building Handover
Verify that the area is clean and dust free and suitable for equipment installation and that no further work is planned that will release contaminants into the AV equipment area. Verify that the area released is isolated from any areas not yet released.
PHYSE – 110: Protection of Installed Equipment
Verify that all elements of the AV system are free of damage.
PHYSE – 111: Finishes
Verify AV equipment, furniture, fixtures, and accessories against the project documentation.
PHYSI – 101: AV Equipment Located Per Project Documentation
Verify that AV equipment is installed at the location and/or in the rack or enclosure defined in the project documentation. Equipment is installed per the elevation or other specification provided by the project documentation or the manufacturer specification.
PHYSI – 102: AV Equipment Labeling
Verify that all AV equipment has been labeled in accordance with the requirements of the project documentation. All labeling must be consistent, durable, accurate and visible without dismantling of subassemblies, including but not limited to racks and desks.
PHYSI – 106: Optical Components Cleanliness
Verify that all optical components, such as lenses and mirrors, or free from dirt, dust, damage, or markings that would compromise the optical performance of those system components.
PHYSI – 108: Non-End User Controls Protection
PHYSI – 109: Equipment Security
Verify that equipment in the project is secured per the project documentation. All security systems, devices and manufacturer security accessories are installed and verified to be operating correctly within manufacturer specification. Verify the key devices have been keyed as defined in the project documentation and other devices requiring configuration have been configured per the project documentation and are verified to be operating within specification.
PHYSI – 111: Handling of Accessories Otherwise Undefined
DOC – 103: Final Acceptance
Verify that a final acceptance of the project has been issued by the owner or owners representative, acknowledging that the project is 100% complete and all required deliverables, services, checklists, testing, verification and sign offs have been received, and all requirements defined in the project documentation have been satisfied and completed.
DOC – 105: Site Inventory of AV Equipment
Verified all equipment is in shop or on site as defined in the project documentation. List all equipment in system NOT present, and why.
DOC – 106: Owners Testing
Verify that any owners testing requirements defined in the project documentation have been performed and approved.
DOC – 109: Consultants Testing
Verify that any Consultants testing requirements defined in the project documentation have been performed and approved.
DOC – 117: Users Manuals
Verify that manufacturer's users manuals are delivered to the owner in a format defined in the project documentation (binders, PDFs, Etc). Or disposed of in a responsible manner (recycling), if the owner specifies that they do not wish to receive the manuals. Integrator or programmer created manuals and documentation shall be delivered to the owner in a format defined in the project documentation.
DOC – 118: Warranties
Verify that the manufacturer's product warranty cards are provided to the owner. The owner shall be notified of the effective start date of the warranties and the coverage period. Extended warranties that require activation shall be activated by the integrator or otherwise as defined in the project documentation. If activated by the integrator, proof of activation and effective coverage dates will be provided.Integrator provided warranties on labor and workmanship shall be provided to the owner with an effective start date and coverage period.Integrator provided extended warranties on products shall be provided to the owner with an effective start date and coverage period.Third-party warranty information shall be provided to the owner with an effective start date and coverage period.
DOC – 119: Final Commissioning Report and System Turnover
Verify that the final commissioning report has been completed, issued to the proper entity, and accepted as defined in the project documentation.
DOC – 120: Required Close Out Documentation
Verify that a complete set of as built system documentation has been provided as defined in the project documentation
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