SmartSource Rentals has been named to the “Rental & Staging Top 40” list. The listing is based on a survey conducted by Rental & Staging Magazine. SmartSourceRentals placed within the over $8 million to 11 million category for rental and staging revenues.
Being named to the Rentals and Staging top 40 is just one of a long list of awards won over the years. While most of our clients may be more familiar with our IT Services and equipment, we are also a full featured Audio Visual, Lighting, and Staging provider as well. Just recently SmartSource created 11 custom stages for the ING New York City Marathon and has been involved in a wide range of complex audio visual productions and events.
SmartSource Rentals provides a full range of equipment, from brand name laptops, desktops, servers and peripherals, to LCD and plasma display monitors, digital signage, projectors, speakers, microphones, audio mixers, amplifiers, audio response systems, video walls and kiosks. To support its clients’ successful event execution, SmartSource offers a wide range of tactical services, including: pre-event and online registration, pre-event badge production, onsite registration, attendees tracking and lead retrieval, and digital document library. These services and rental solutions are applied for diverse events such as trade shows and conferences, major sporting events, entertainment programs, Fortune 1000 corporate events, stockholder meetings, technology user conferences and training seminars, as well as contingency requirements for peak season demand, unforeseen occurrences, emergencies and disasters.
Smartsource Rental & Staging Top 40 – Full Press Release
About SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals
Founded in 1984 and formerly known as Rent-a-PC, Inc., SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals serves broad-based corporate IT, association, professional AV and trade show technology rental needs. The company is widely recognized for its outstanding customer service, technical expertise, geographic reach, breadth of product, and end-to-end solution. Its extensive line features brand name products from Apple, Dell, HP/Compaq, IBM, NEC, Eiki, Meyer, Stumpfl, and others. Among its products are computers, servers, copiers, professional AV equipment, LCD and plasma monitors, kiosks, digital signage and video walls. SmartSource employs over 250 including over 100 field technicians. Its 21 strategic locations are in: Anaheim, CA; Atlanta, GA; Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Englewood Cliffs, NJ; Eugene, OR; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Las Vegas, NV; Long Island, NY; Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY; Orlando, FL; Philadelphia, PA; Phoenix, AZ; Portland, OR; Queens, NY; San Diego, CA; San Francisco, CA; Seattle, WA; and Washington, DC. For more information, visit us online!
Bigger almost always seems to be better when it comes to renting Plasma Monitors!
Panasonic’s 65 Plasma Monitor Rental from SmartSource is the monitor you need when you are looking to stand out from the crowd. For the same reason everybody always seems to end up at the house with the largest TV on Superbowl Sunday, exhibitors and business seem to choose the Panasonic Plasma Monitor for their popular tradeshows or events. The size of this monitor can literally be seen across the tradeshow floor and combined with full HD and this monitor is nothing short of breathtaking. You don’t need to know about the 2 million pixels, the anti-reflective coating, or the 1080p to know the quality of this monitor. You simply have to stand in front of it on the tradeshow floor and let the Panasonic Plasma 65″ Monitor speak for itself.
Great Rental for Trade Shows & Expos!
For the tech heavy crowd or those with specific needs from their Panasonic Plasma Monitor Rentals, we listed a few of the specs below. SmartSource Rentals is a nationwide company with tens of thousands of monitors, so it is always a good idea to call your closest rental location or submit a Panasonic 65 Monitor Rental Quote to see what specific model is closest to your area, or if we have any specials. Don’t forget to ask for a dual post stand, speakers, DVD player or other gear as well.
Panasonic 65″ Plasma Display Rental
*Specs may vary according to model,
location & availability.
Product Type – 65″ plasma panel
Digital Television Certification – Not certified
TV Tuner – No tuner
PC Interface – VGA (HD-15)
Width – 61 in
Depth – 3.9 in
Height – 36.4 in
Weight – 158.7 lbs
Enclosure Color – Black
Diagonal Size – 65″, widescreen
Technology – Plasma (PDP)
Resolution – 1920 x 1080
Display Format – 1080p (FullHD)
Image Aspect Ratio – 16:9
Image Contrast Ratio – 10000:1
Brightness – 1000 cd/m2
Pixel Pitch – 0.747 x 0.747mm
Max V-Sync Rate – 120 Hz
Max H-Sync Rate – 110 kHz
You can also visit the Panasonic Website for more info.
SmartSource Rentals Chicago had a busy month this October with a large Audio Visual rentals job involving 60 plus conventional lights, 8 moving lights, 2 10k projectors, 2 cameras, a circular stage and a hard stage set. Just the equipment alone illustrates what a challenge this was and as usual SmartSource Rentals rose to the occasion and delivered big on the Audio Visual.
SmartSource Rentals Chicago also set up a 3×4 Seamless Plasma Video Wall. You can see a video wall slideshow or get some details about renting video walls on the SmartSource Rentals website but in a nutshell these things are awesome. Imagine 12 panels fitting seamlessly together to form one enormous wall of video! These panels can be controlled independently or act as one large monitor and work together. Our technicians set the whole thing up and show you how easy it is to control the video feed right from your laptop or computer.
The Smartsource Audio Visual team of professional technicians is just as skilled in Chicago as they are in the other national rental locations. Clients regularly comment that they can trust SmartSource to deliver on Video Walls for multi-city installations and perform without a hitch. If you are interested in renting a video wall in Chicago, or anywhere else in the Nation, give SmartSource Rental a call or submit a free Video Wall Rental Quote online from the SmartSource Website!
World Class Athletes flock to New York every year to compete in one of the world’s greatest road races – The ING New York City Marathon. Over 100,000 applicants apply every year to compete for some of the $600,000 in prize money and a chance to participate in an event watched by over 315 million worldwide TV viewers. This 26.2 mile event spans across all five of New York City’s boroughs before finishing up in Central Park.
SmartSource has played a role in the past ten marathons and this year provided extensive technological and logistical support in both Audio Visual and IT Infrastructure including:
- Set up of 11 custom build entertainment stages with sounds systems
- IT Equipment & Services supporting the Marathon Tradeshow, press & staff offices, medical tents and race operations.
- On site 24/7 support ensuring everything remained functional for the duration of the event.
- Set up of 14 Runner Corrals at the Start including 90 speakers.
SmartSource Rentals is able to pull from deep pool of experienced sound, staging and AV technicians, project managers, IT professionals, and Account Executives in order to deliver world class service to world class events such as the ING New York City Marathon. In addition to skilled professionals, SmartSource Rentals was is also able to utilize it’s enormous inventory of company owned equipment and delivery trucks. The combination of experienced employees, professional AV, Staging, and IT Equipment, and a fleet of company vehicles is a major reason why businesses all over the nation choose SmartSource Rentals when organizing large scale events.
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Blow the crowd away with a 3×3 Plasma Video Wall from SmartSource! Our frameless plasma screens can be configured differently to meet your needs and can be controlled individually or as one giant monitor.OK
If you want to go big, this is big! Essentially a Video Wall is on giant plasma screen that is formed by combining a group of custom 42 inch plasma monitors together. The individual plasma display monitors the form the video wall are custom in the sense that they are virtually frameless, which allows them to be combined together without any gaps or large grid like borders between each of the monitors.
Our professional staff will handle all the setup and breakdown of these video walls, and you can choose what type of video or signal you want them to display. SmartSource Video Walls are flexible in their configuration, and can be assembled to meet your specific demands – although the most common layout is in a 3×3 video wall which is comprised of 9 individual monitors. Each of these monitors can display different video feeds, or they can be grouped or combined to display in groups or as one large image.
The input signal to the video wall is controlled by a easy to use visual interface that runs on a laptop or desktop computer. Again, our professional technicians will setup, show you how to control and operate the video wall, as well as be around should something come up during your event.