Building and Wiring Fundamentals
19 th October 2022
Racks are now an integral element of many custom
installations. Pre planning and standardisation can ensure every rack is given
the time and attention required to result in a tidy, and serviceable
This course will provide attendees with the clear,
structural methodology required for rack building from planning through to
future servicing. The course will explore the best practices, the importance of
wiring choices and standardisations which can be applied to projects of all
sizes. Attendees can expect to gain a deeper understanding into the different
types of racks, and how to apply the correct knowledge for overcoming issues
with equipment placement, wiring, connectivity, and rack build as a whole.
- Rack elevations, kit spacing and ventilation. (best
practices for loading and kit spacing including ventilation of racks)
- Cable tray, rear rack strip and lacing bars.
- Tails, rear panels and hardwiring.
- Cable and signal paths.
Service loops and cable lay.
Cable ties - tightness, flush cut, spacing and
- Lacing pre-made cables.
CEDIA Training - Unit 2 Phoenix Park, St Neots, Cambs, PE19
CEDIA Member - £179 + VAT
Standard pricing - £249 + VAT
(This course is part 3 of the 3-day Smart Home Essentials
package. See ourEvent
to purchase the full package. For more details on training, please
call Emma McMylor on 01480 213744.)
Meet the Instructor
Presto Web Design
A 25 year veteran of the AV business, Geoff runs Presto, a web
design and online marketing agency that specialize in the Hi-Fi, home cinema and
residential technology markets (http://www.prestoav.com). Presto opened for business in 2009 and is now
an award-winning web design company with an array of web and social media clients
from across the home technology sector. He leads complex marketing and web build projects
on a daily basis and is also a professional teacher covering a wide
range of industry topics. Geoff is lead instructor for CEDIA EMEA
training in the UK and lead technical judge for the CEDIA
Awards. He is certified by the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF), Home
Acoustics Alliance (HAA) and holds CEDIAs highest training certification, the
CEDIA Certified Instructor (CCI). He specializes in audio, video, IP
networking, business, marketing and engineering skills. He has taught literally hundreds
of AV professionals in numerous technical subjects across six continents.