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Apprentice Installations Engineer, Adam Smith is presented with his certificate by John Robson of CableCom Training and Richard Jones, Operations Director of Protech Solutions

We are very pleased to announce that after 14 months of hard work, our Apprentice Installations Engineer, Adam Smith has successfully completed his Apprenticeship.

Having completed his apprenticeship through CableCom Training, Adam has now started in his role of Installations Engineer at Protech. He has achieved a B-TECH Intermediate IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professional qualification.

He can now add the following to his repertoire of experience;

♦ The ability to offer technical advice and guidance

♦ Working with ICT Hardware and Equipment

♦ Technical Fault Diagnosis

♦ Testing ICT Systems

♦ Copper Cabling and Fibre Optic networking

We are very proud of Adam and have been very impressed by his hard work and commitment towards completing his course and learning all aspects of the role he has been training for.

Protech Director, Paul Marshall adds;

We are a pro-active company and like to encourage young people to join our industry by offering them training and the chance to learn a new trade. We have supported him in any way we can alongside course provider, CableCom Training.

For anyone else considering starting their career through an Apprenticeship scheme, Adam says;

“It’s the best decision I ever made.  Because of my hearing difficulties, I had experienced lots of set-backs in my employment search before I discovered this opportunity with Protech Solutions.  After just one year, I now have a qualification in IT and Telecoms and a new skill as an IT and AV Engineer. I am excited for my future now as a member of the Protech team, whereas before I felt my options were limited. I am grateful to Paul and Protech Solutions for recognizing my potential and giving me a chance to succeed.”

Protech are hoping to recruit another Apprentice towards the end of the year in order to grow our team of engineers and offer training opportunities to eager and determined young people keen to pursue a career in our industry.

 

Posted on: June 28, 2017

Projector Maintenance

Regular maintenance of your projectors could save you thousands allowing you to spend your budget on other things

With the end of April looming, it’s the start of a new financial year for some.  However, it may not necessarily mean an influx of budgets!  If fact we are aware that for lots of schools and businesses, budgets are tighter than ever.

So as lovely as it is to be able to invest in the latest LED interactive touchscreen equipment, for some this just isn’t an option.

But don’t despair!! There is a way for you to refresh and improve projector performance of each of your units without spending thousands on new ones or replacing them with the latest technology.

What if we told you that we could improve the performance of all your projectors for just £500 per year, saving you a huge £2500 per new screen?

Well I am pleased to say that by allowing us to maintain your existing projectors, we could potentially delay the need for you to replace them by at least another couple of years.

“Well I could probably do this myself” I hear you cry!

I agree, you could certainly do this yourself.

However, for the equivalent of just £10 per week, we could save you the time and effort to do all the work needed to ensure that each and every one of your projectors is performing at it’s absolute best.

For just 2 visits per year, we will not only clean the filters and the lenses of each of your projectors and the screens of your each of your interactive whiteboards, but we will use our expert eye to realign the images too. On top of this, we will record the lamp life and condition of each unit for you to be able to plan in any requirements to upgrade in the future.

So what are you waiting for?  Let us start saving you time and money now and let us take care of your existing equipment and start to improve projector performance of each of your projectors today.

Ask for Projector Maintenance now!

Posted on: April 26, 2017

CCTV installation

“Protech Solutions were very professional in carrying out our CCTV installation last week.  They were very knowledgeable and advised us on the best solution for us.  We are very happy with their work and would not hesitate to use them for any future requirements we might have.”
(Nick Aristodimu, Edmonton High School)

 

CCTV installation

CCTV installation at Edmonton High School

We were asked in by the school to help them to replace their existing analogue CCTV system.

 

After an initial site survey, we were able to advise them on the best and most cost-effective solution.

 

Since then, we have been sporadically swapping out the school’s old analogue CCTV for new Lilin CCTV over IP.

 

On this occasion, we installed 4 replacement cameras.

Installing the CCTV was very straight forward but installing cabling routes into the 100 year old building was the challenge.  

 

Our engineers were climbing through dusty, cob-web ridden lost voids to find the best cable routes but the result was a flawless system, working to full capacity.

 

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CCTV installation Full scope of works;

For the supply and installation of 4 Lilin CCTV cameras at the School, as detailed below:

 

  1. In Gate – Lilin ZR7424X Full HD 2 megapixel Bullit camera 45m IR with motorized Varifocal lens
  2. Out Gate – Lilin ZR7424X Full HD 2 megapixel Bullit camera 45m IR with motorized Varifocal lens
  3. Front Car Park – Lilin ZR7424X Full HD 2 megapixel Bullit camera 45m IR with motorized Varifocal lens
  4. SLT Stairs – Lilin MR312 Full HD 2 megapixel Dome camera 20m IR with 2.9mm Lens

All cameras cabled In external Cat5e and ran through the loft areas back to either the Filing room cabinet or the Inclusion storage cabinet.

3 x Lilin ZR7424X 45m IR Bullit Camera

Features:

  • Full HD 2 megapixel CMOS image sensor
    • True H.264 AVC/MPEG-4 part 10 real-time video compression
    • H.264 and Motion JPEG multi-profile video streaming
    • Auto focus with zoom / focus motorized lens
    • 3D noise reduction (MCTF)
    • 2D WDR function
    • Digital PTZ supported
    • Face / Tampering / Audio / Motion detection alarm
    • Cable managed housing and bracket
    • High efficiency IR LED, radiant distance up to 45m
    • Day & Night (IR cut removable)
    • 2-way audio supported
    • Digital I/O : 1 in, 1 out
    • ONVIF Profile S supported
    • Support Sense Up + and Quadruple Streaming technologies

As with all Z series Auto Focus cameras, the 1080P HD Vari-Focal IR IP Camera ZR7424X / ZR7428X incoporates Sense up+, a unique technology that succesfully delivers stunning video in low-light conditions. Utilizing intelligent image signal processing, AGC control, and 3D Noise Reduction, this model succesfully delivers the ultimate low-light image without motion blur. Offering flexible Auto Focus installation feature, ZR7424X / ZR7428X fits into a range of environments such as retail, home, office, and hotel security. The ZR7424X / ZR7428X is capable of producing four independent video streams, different streams can be set for different applications, depending on the individual user requirements. The IP66-rated housing is designed to help the camera body withstand rain and dust and ensures operation under a multitude of harsh weather conditions.

 

Posted on: April 13, 2017

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