How to Choose the Right LED Panels for Your Next Event

By March 6, 2016 No Comments

First, you’ll need to appeal to the visual nature of your audience. Visual stimulation is no longer an option for modern-day events, it’s a necessity. There are many factors that come to mind when selecting the proper production equipment for your next event. To help you choose the proper LED panels, we put together some things you need to consider:

1. Venue and Audience

The rule of thumb for optimal viewing is the yard-to-millimeter ratio. Optimal viewing is one yard for a millimeter, per each millimeter of pixel pitch. For example, the best place to view a 5mm wall is from 5 yards away. Smaller pixel pitches offer intimacy for a small venue, while large venues will require a large pixel pitch.

2. Content

Fonts are read more clearly on a smaller pixel pitch; lights, colors, and shapes can be done on a large pixel pitch.

3. Environment

LED outdoor stage designs may have to compensate for wind and rain.

4. Versatility

Do you need your LED panels to do many things, or are they for a single use? For more diverse tiles, look for the optimal combination of IP rating and pixel pitch.

5. Software

You need to ensure your software is compatible with the tiles you want to use.

6. Access

Think about repairs and replacing. Can you fix the tiles from the back, or do you need to use the front?

7. Safety

Make sure your tiles are U.S. and E.U. safety approved by the ETL.

8. Service

If an issue arises, is your team certified to service the tiles you selected?

9. Grip

How long will it take to set up and tear down? How heavy are the tiles, and do you need flying or ground support? We recommend setting up your LED panels a few days prior to the event to see what changes need to be corrected.

10. Should You Rent or Buy?

Finally, you will want to decide whether to purchase or rent. A good place to start is to consider the length of time you will need your LED display. If you only need it for a month, renting would be your best option. If the LED is staying put for a long time, it may be in your best interest to buy.

At Matrix Visual, we offer flexible financing for whichever route you choose.If you decide to buy the LED panels, Matrix’s staff of trained professionals and seasoned techs are masters at tailoring custom solutions and supporting LED purchases to ensure you always have peace of mind. Our trained engineers will make sure your launch is seamless and works as expected, every time.

Another benefit of buying is we know the ever-changing nature of technology. Therefore, we offer technology upgrades so you are always benefiting from the latest equipment.If an upgrade better suits your needs, we make it simple and fast to affordably trade-in your older equipment.

For those who don’t have the capital or necessity to buy, renting can be a cost-effective solution. It is beneficial because we can come in and amaze the crowd with our state-of-the-art LED panels. Our excellent customer service and product support will ensure your financial and technical needs are met. Of course, we have our trained staff who are experts at installation and repairs of your rented or purchased LED wall.

After you take into consideration all of these factors, Matrix can coordinate each step in this article with you. Afterwards, we will help you decide whether buying or renting LED displays is the best option for your needs.

Discover how to “wow” your next audience with state-of-the-art LED video displays.

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