Audio Visual (AV) equipment in meeting rooms and teaching spaces

Below are our recommendations for audio visual equipment in meeting rooms and teaching spaces. These specifications have been created in partnership with the university's preferred AV supplier and with hybrid working in mind.

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As a minimum meeting rooms and teaching spaces which contain audio visual equipment should allow the connection of external devices via HDMI, and include the ability to participate in a Teams meeting. Additionally teaching spaces should also support the recording of lectures using the Panopto lecture capture software

The following recommendations include a basic specification which requires an external device such as a laptop to be connected and a second dedicated Teams room specification.

Small meeting room specification

Large meeting room specification


Due to significant differences in teaching spaces across the university, the following suggestions should be considered a guide rather than a recommendation. Before making any purchases you should contact the university's preferred AV supplier to arrange a site visit to discuss your requirements.

Typical teaching spaces solution design

Typical equipment list and costs

The specification and costs were provided by the university's preferred AV supplier and are accurate as of May 2021 and will be reviewed annually.

Before carrying out any installation works additional checks may be required. For more information please consult the Estates Services website

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