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Technology Solutions Centre: Digital signage

If you are interested in digital signage, first contact Alicia Kaiser, the Digital Signage Coordinator.  TSC provides demonstrations, advice, purchasing assistance, and more information about digital signage.

For digital signage you need a player computer, display, and a display mount.

*The prices listed here are provided by our suppliers and can change without notice. If you require exact pricing due to limited funds, please let us know and we will obtain a current quote for you.

Player computer

3050 Micro

Specifications

  • Dell OptiPlex 3060 Micro Form Factor
  • Intel Core i3-8100 Quad Core 3.10 GHz CPU
  • 8 GB 2666 MHz DDR4 memory
  • 256 GB M.2 SATA Class 20 SSD
  • Intel integrated graphics with 1 x DP, 1 x HDMI
  • Keyboard and mouse
  • 10' Ethernet cable
  • Custom UVic Windows 10
  • Office 2016 Professional Plus
  • 3 year onsite warranty with Keep Your Drive
  • Please note: This model does not include an optical drive.

Available accessories

  • VESA mounting bracket
  • Targus combination security lock
  • DisplayPort to HDMI cable

Dell OptiPlex 3060 Micro - $910 with PST/GST*

  • Energy efficient, quiet and cool with low power consumption.
  • Very small form factor, ideal for digital signage.
  • Can be mounted unobtrusively behind your display, providing a clean and professional look.
  • Three year onsite, next business day warranty with keep your drive.


Displays

Sharp PNE602

42-inch

Sharp PN-R426 display - $1552.94

  • 42" diagonal screen size
  • Full 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
  • HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI-D, and VGA inputs
  • 700 cd/m2 brightness with 4000:1 contrast ratio
  • Built-in 10W per channel stereo audio system
  • Engineered for 24/7 commercial use
  • Slim design with thin bezel
  • Fanless for quiet operation
  • 3 year onsite limited warranty covering parts, labour, and backlight

49-inch

Sharp PN-R496 display - $1887.06

  • 49" diagonal screen size
  • Full 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
  • HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI-D, and VGA inputs
  • 700 cd/m2 brightness with 1300:1 contrast ratio
  • Optional expansion board (not included)
  • Built-in 10W per channel stereo speakers
  • Engineered for 24/7 commercial use
  • Slim design with thin bezel
  • Fanless for quiet operation
  • 3 year onsite limited warranty covering parts, labour, and backlight

55-inch

Sharp PN-R556 display - $2731.76

  • 55" diagonal screen size
  • Full 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
  • HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI-D, and VGA inputs
  • 700 cd/m2 brightness with 1300:1 contrast ratio
  • Built-in 10W per channel stereo speakers
  • Engineered for 24/7 commercial use
  • Slim design with thin bezel
  • Fanless for quiet operation
  • 3 year onsite limited warranty covering parts, labour, and backlight

60-inch

Sharp PN-E603 display - $3464.41

  • 60" diagonal screen size
  • Full 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
  • 450 cd/m2 brightness with 4000:1 contrast ratio
  • Optional expansion board (not included)
  • Built-in 10W per channel stereo speakers
  • Engineered for 24/7 commercial use
  • Slim design with thin bezel
  • Fanless for quiet operation
  • 3 year onsite limited warranty covering parts, labour, and backlight

70-inch

Sharp PN-E703 display - $4811.47

  • 70" diagonal screen size
  • Full 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
  • 450 cd/m2 brightness with 4000:1 contrast ratio
  • Built-in 10W per channel stereo speakers
  • Engineered for 24/7 commercial use
  • Slim design with thin bezel
  • Fanless for quiet operation
  • 3 year onsite limited warranty covering parts, labour, and backlight

Sharp PN series professional displays

  • Full 1920 x 1080 HD resolution
  • Engineered for 24/7 commercial use
  • Slim design with thin bezel
  • Fanless for quiet operation
  • 3-year on-site limited warranty covering parts, labour and backlight
  • Installable by FMGT with standard mounts

Display mounts

display mount

Wall Mounts

Chief medium FUSION fixed wall mount (MSM1U)* - $181.38

  • Overall Dimensions (H x W x D): 420 x 646 x 51 mm (16.5" x 25.4" x 2.0")
  • Screen Sizes 26" to 47"
  • Weight capacity 56.7 kg (125 lbs)
  • Wall Stud Compatibility (inches): Single Stud, 16"
  • Provides integrated security, by adding a padlock

Chief large FUSION tilt wall mount (LTM1U)* - $326.00

  • Overall Dimensions (H x W x D): 419 x 875 x 51 mm (16.5" x 34.4" x 2.0")
  • Tilt: + 0° , - 12°
  • Suggested screen sizes 37" to 63"
  • Weight capacity 90.7 kg (200 lbs)
  • Wall Stud Compatibility (inches): 12 - 34"
  • Provides integrated security, by adding a padlock with maximum diameter of 8.9 mm (0.35")

Chief large FUSION fixed wall mount (LSM1U)* - $226.00

  • Overall Dimensions (H x W x D): 419 x 875 x 50 mm (16.5" x 34.4" x 2.0")
  • Suggested screen sizes 42" to 60"
  • Weight capacity 90.7 kg (200 lbs)
  • Wall Stud Compatibility (inches): 12 - 34"

Chief extra large FUSION tilt wall mount (XTM1U)* - $383.00

  • Overall Dimensions (H x W x D): 686 x 1230 x 51 mm (27.0" x 48.4" x 2.0")
  • Suggested screen sizes 55" to 70"
  • Weight capacity 113.40 kg (250 lbs)
  • Wall Stud Compatibility (inches): 24 - 48"

Ergotron TM Tilting Wall Mounting kit - $144.00

  • For use with Dell C5517H Conference Room monitor only
  • Overall Dimensions (H x W x D): 471 x 704 x 89 mm (18.54" x 27.7" x 3.5")
  • Suggested screen sizes 32" to 90"
  • Weight capacity 79.0 kg (175 lbs)
  • Attaches to compatible Medium displays using these dimensions: horizontal = 100mm x 600mm, vertical = 100mm x 450mm
  • Tilt-lock feature can set screen angle (20 degrees)
  • 5 Year manufacturer warranty

*prices do not include shipping

Ceiling Mounts

Chief FUSION medium ceiling mount (MCM1U)* - $284.90

  • Overall Dimensions (H x W x D): 404 x 528 x 162 mm (16" x 20.82" x 6.37")
  • Tilt: +5°, - 20°
  • Suitable for 42", 47" and 52" displays
  • Weight capacity 56.7 kg (125 lbs)

Chief FUSION large ceiling mount (LCM1U)* - $394.00

  • Overall Dimensions (H x W x D): 404 x 681 x 162 mm (16" x 26.81" x 6.37")
  • Tilt: +5°, - 20°
  • Suitable for 42" to 70" displays
  • Weight capacity 56.7 kg (125 lbs)

Chief ceiling plate (CMA-110)* - $77.00

  • Overall Dimensions (H x W x D): 17 x 203 x 203 mm (0.7" x 8.0" x 8.0")
  • Tilt: + 0° , - 12°
  • Weight capacity 226.8 kg (500 lbs)
  • Designed for ease of installation with any height of drop ceiling.

To complete your installation, extension columns are available from Facilities Management.

Chief display mounts

  • Wall or ceiling mount options
  • Tilt to achieve the ideal viewing angle
  • Sturdy construction with flexible adjustments

Ergotron wall mount

  • For use with the Dell C5517H Conference Room monitor
  • Tilting wall mount for setting ideal viewing angle

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Contact information

If you have general questions about digital signage, please contact Alicia Kaiser, the Digital Signage Coordinator:

If you would like a demonstration or more information about the packages listed above, please contact the Technology Solutions Centre:

  • Email: tsc@uvic.ca
  • Telephone: 250-853-3572
  • In person: Clearihue C143
  • Hours of operation: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday


Frequently asked questions

Why should I choose TSC standard digital signage packages?

  1. You will get modern, reliable equipment which is tested and known to be fully compatible with the university's digital signage infrastructure.
  2. You will be able to get assistance from our staff who are trained to fully support and troubleshoot standard digital signage equipment.
  3. Using standard equipment across campus provides a unified experience for digital signage.

Why do I need a professional class display?

TSC digital display standards are the Sharp PN-E Series.  These professional class displays offer the following benefits:

  • Full 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
  • Engineered for 24/7 commercial use
  • Slim design with thin bezel
  • Fanless for quiet operation
  • 3-year on-site limited warranty covering parts, labor and backlight

Consumer-grade displays are not suitable for digital signage due to burn-in and early failure under 24/7 use.  Consumer-grade display warranties do not cover displays used for digital signage.

How do I order a digital signage package?

Please send an email to tsc@uvic.ca with detailed information about the digital signage package you're interested in buying.

How do I learn more about digital signage?

Please contact Alicia Kaiser, the Digital Signage Coordinator, and visit the Digital Signage Program website.  Alternatively, you can email tsc@uvic.ca with any questions or queries you might have.