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Rabone Systems delivers Training and Meeting Room AV facilities for MAQUET GETINGE Group

Rabone Systems delivers Training and Meeting Room AV facilities for MAQUET GETINGE Group


MAQUET, a wholly owned subsidiary of the NASDAQ listed GETINGE group recently engaged Rabone Systems to provide a suitable AV presentation solution for their training and meeting room facilities located in North Ryde, Sydney.

The MAQUET GETINGE Group has been a world-wide leading provider of medical systems to Hospitals and Doctors for over 175 years.

Rabone Systems was able to provide a solution that would deliver the best value for money and return on investment whilst delivering significant flexibility should their needs change in the future.

The solution was built around the DGX platform developed by AMX which uses the industry leading HDBaseT technology now considered to be the standard for digital video and audio transmission.

Chosen because of its simplicity and flexibility, the MAQUET group now benefits from the power of Enova DGX to analyse, transmit and scale any analogue or digital video source and display it in correct aspect and resolution without user intervention.

Training Rooms

Training Rooms

The Rabone Systems designed software and user interfaces provide simple yet advanced functionality of the system; delivering the high standards of integrated solutions organisations come to expect with Rabone Systems as their choice of solution provider.

With a delivery timeframe of 4 weeks from engagement, Rabone Systems has once again proven its capability to achieve what its competitors seldom do; offer exceptional service and support exceeding the expectations of its clients.

Founder and owner of Rabone Systems, Byron Rabone commented, “It’s critical to provide customers with a solution that is reliable, elegant and affordable.

The use of Dynalite Antumbra panels for simple and reliable control of basic functionality is a very cost effective and elegant solution. It also builds redundancy for the wireless user interfaces that provide the advanced functionality required from time to time.

Almost all wireless solutions suffer from denial of service at some point because of the environmental factor that is out of our control.

To find out how Rabone Systems can provide your organisation with a reliable and leading edge technology solution, contact us at info@rabonesystems.com.au


Unprecedented 5 year workmanship warranty now offered on designed and implemented solutions by Rabone Systems


For the past 15 years Rabone Systems has been delivering cutting edge technology to its customers, setting the benchmark for Integrated Solutions.

In an industry that can be tough for customers to determine the difference between Technology Integrators, Rabone Systems has watched some of its competitors survive and sometimes thrive delivering substandard results.

This has trapped many people into continuing business with an organisation who is charging for service callouts to correct problems due to poor design, poor installation and poor programming.

Why should a customer have to pay for someone else’s mistakes?

Now Rabone Systems offers the point of difference to its customers that really matters, a 5 Year Workmanship Warranty on all of its designed and implemented solutions and at no additional cost to the customer.

How can we afford to do it? We have been doing it for the past 15 years and you didn’t even know!

Now you have it in writing, signed and sealed by the founder and director of Rabone Systems.

You should ask the competition if they are willing to do the same…

Contact Rabone Systems for a technology solution and claim your 5 Year Workmanship Warranty now!


Rabone Systems to deliver BGM solution for Pacific Fair Redevelopment

Pac fairThe redevelopment of Pacific Fair shopping complex located at Broadbeach on the Gold Coast kicked off January 2014 with an expected project cost of $670 million. On completion it will create the largest shopping complex in Queensland and the fourth largest in Australia.

The new development will cover 150,000 square metres and will have approximately 420 shops, restaurants and entertainment destinations under one roof.

Pac fair 2Rabone Systems was successfully nominated to provide the Background Music solution for the development after a lengthy tender process, being selected for track record and experience deploying BGM solutions in previous Westfield developments such as the recent Carindale Shopping centre redevelopment.

Being selected against alternative offers at a lower price points further demonstrates Rabone Systems ability to deliver high standards and quality solutions in demanding environments for some of Australia’s largest infrastructure projects.

Project completion is expected to be late 2016. For more information on the development please visit: http://www.pacificfair.com.au/Development.aspx

Rabone Systems deploys dedicated technical resources to NSW

SydneyFor 13 years Rabone Systems has been delivering high-end solutions in the Corporate, Residential and Marine industries. Our head office based in the fringe of the Brisbane CBD in Queensland has served as an integral part of our operations since 2004 prior to the humble beginnings operating from a home office in the northern suburbs of Brisbane.

With the NSW market in our sights for some years and established relationships already in place, Rabone Systems has now deployed dedicated technical resources based in Sydney providing a local presence sought after by clientele.

Continuing our high focus on service and support, Rabone Systems will deliver the very best solutions and value for money in the grater Sydney area.

The new office is expected to be located within the inner city suburbs of Sydney hopefully to be finalised within the next 6 months.

This is an exciting new era for Rabone Systems, its existing and potential clientele. We look forward to working more closely with you in 2014.

Affordable Video Conferencing for the SMB market

Enterprise Grade Video Conferencing for small to medium business is now affordable due to VaaS, “Video as a Service”. Consumer services such as Skype have created broader technology awareness and the SMB market is now attempting to deploy these services into administrative and even core operational aspects of their businesses.

Once a technology only deployed by Government and large enterprise typically due to cost; new business models are emerging to deliver the same Enterprise Grade Video Conferencing previously out of reach to SMB and now delivered as a service.

But why not just use freely available services such as Skype over a paid service?

Skype has been extremely successful as a consumer service for point to point video conferencing with individuals wanting one on one communications with another party and its high level of adoption has occurred through social interaction and networking.

However the limitations of Skype are quickly realised when trying to adapt it to a meeting room environment where standards based communications and compatibility with other systems is a must.

The use of video conferencing within a business environment has key triggers that are very different to Skype users. The purpose for business is to reduce travel costs, avoid downtime and improve productivity. This is why it is important for the service to have a high level of reliability and performance which free services such as Skype can’t deliver.

Enterprise Grade Video Conferencing is designed to work in greater dynamic environments; Field users with mobile devices, satellite offices with meeting room facilities and C level executive boardrooms create unique collaboration requirements and expect a high level of performance and reliability across these environments.

Providers such as Conferencing Solutions deliver scalable solutions that work on OPEX over traditional CAPEX models and offer migration paths from low cost mobile and desktop deployment, to large room based systems.

The requirement to purchase infrastructure is no longer needed as this component is delivered as a service, scalable to each customers demand and budgets.

How to successfully deploy video conferencing within an organisation

The level of success implementing Video Conferencing as a technology is tied closely with user adoption and the results can vary greatly between organisation based on work force demographic, technology implementation and education.

This can be identified with a small number of key elements:


Reliability – The technology needs to be able to deliver on demand and without denial of service or degradation of service. Most consumer based services fail to provide customers with a guaranteed level of service or support when utilisation has moved from convenience to mission critical.

Ease of use – The user experience must be a positive one regardless of a person’s technical skill. Many vendors are unable to achieve an exceptional user experience which is what drives fast technology adoption within any organisation.  

Flexibility – As demand increases so must capability and performance. The ability to have mobile users supporting multiple platforms, room based systems and full telepresence solutions must be achievable without making existing infrastructure incompatible and obsolete. Office to Office, Business to Business and Business to Consumer communications capability must be deliverable.

Education – The demographic of a business’s workforce can differ greatly between organisations and is closely related to core business and culture within the organisation. Some businesses may share the same core business but very few share the same culture. An education and training program must be implemented and tailored to suit the unique demographic of an organisation that will focus on improving weaknesses with technology adoption such as intimidation and knowledge retention.


Rabone Systems has specialised in Video Conferencing deployment with an emphasis of high user adoption through tailoring unique training and educational programs within each organisation. Through addressing the key elements a high rate of success is achieved with the maximum return on investment.

For more information on how Rabone Systems can help your organisation you can contact our team at info@rabonesystems.com.au



Which Audio Visual Control System is for You?

With the increase in demand for simplified control of consumer electronics in Residential, Commercial & Marine environments there has been a plethora of control systems enter the market. Never before has the consumer had so much choice, but which is the right solution for you?

Firstly let us have a look at the history of control systems in the Audio Visual industry.

There are two prominent control solutions that have been around since the 1980’s. With more than 20 years of experience as well as continual Research and Development, these companies lead the industry and are the only true consideration in commercial & high-end environments due to the flexibility & reliability they offer. Each system has its strengths and weaknesses as well as the organisation who delivers your solution so picking the right product as well as the organisation to implement it will ultimately provide you with a solution you are extremely happy with or a poor outcome that leaves you somewhat disappointed.

Structured Cabling or Smart Wiring, What Does it Mean?

Have you ever asked yourself what Structured cabling or Smart wiring means? Are they the same thing?

Structured cabling has existed for many years and is a term more commonly found in the commercial sector. It is a cable network design that is implemented in a building to support technology and communications services. It can incorporate data, telephone, security, BMS, Fire and electrical but it is commonly referring to data & telecommunications services.

Home Automation Knows No Bounds

With the dawn of broadband services, delivering technology and managing it remotely has now very much become a reality. Even in marine environments it is now possible to remotely diagnose system issues and manage software updates over satellite services. It has allowed organisations like ours to provide full solutions to clientele with no geographic boundaries.

We have successfully delivered solutions in residential, corporate & marine environments without the requirement of skilled local technical support due to having the ability of remote diagnostics and management of systems.

Philips Dynalite Lighting – Home Energy Management Systems

With an ever increasing importance on environmental sustainability, energy management should be on top of your list when it comes to building a new home. But what is energy management? It’s the efficient use of power throughout your home covering all aspects from your lighting to your general power outlets.

Using an energy management system will provide you with reduced power consumption, produce less carbon emissions, provide more flexibility with how you interact, as well as automated processes to save you power when you forget.