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AD Aerospace’s FV-1050 is a display control panel used in conjunction with the FV-0580 Video Switch to control which camera input is shown on a connected display. It is light weight and can be quickly installed / maintained as it is Dzus rail mounted.Using the FV-1050 the user can select which camera image they wish to view, the brightness and contrast of their screen and the status of the attached system.

The standby option allows a user to turn off their display while leaving the system active so other users can view images in a multi user system. The camera select switch allows the panel to support any number of camera inputs.

The FV-1050 is most commonly used for control of display of video images fed from either internal or external cameras to aid the safety and security of the aircraft, such as Cockpit Door Monitoring Systems.

With Miami home automation installation, the front panel switches are fitted behind a “Lightplate” which gives trans-illumination through the knobs, around the panel, and through the lettering, allowing the switches to be identified in a darkened cockpit.

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Becoming physically active is a healthy way to control your weight and take your mind off smoking. In one study, women who stopped smoking and added 45 minutes of walking a day gained less than 3 pounds. In addition to helping control your weight, exercise increases your energy, promotes self-confidence, improves your health, and may help relieve the stress and depression caused by the lack of nicotine in your body.

You can become more physically active by spending less time doing activities that use little energy, like watching television and playing video games, and spending more time doing physical activities. Try to do at least 30 minutes of physical activity a day on most days of the week. The activity does not have to be done all at once. It can be done in short spurts — 10 minutes here, 20 minute there, some time at a bootcamp in fort lauderdale — as long as it adds up to 30 minutes a day. Simple ways to become more physically active include gardening, housework, mowing the lawn, playing actively with children, and taking the stairs instead of the elevator.

Improve Your Eating Habits.

Try to gradually improve your eating habits. Changing your eating habits too quickly can add to the stress you may feel as you try to quit smoking. Eating a variety of foods is a good way to improve your health. To make sure you get all of the nutrients needed for good health, choose a variety of foods from each group in the Food Guide Pyramid (pictured below) each day. The Nutrition Facts Label that is found on most processed food products can also help you select foods that meet your daily nutritional needs. For a healthy diet, use the Pyramid to guide your daily food choices and make sure you:

  • Eat plenty of grain products, vegetables, and fruits.
  • Choose lean and lowfat foods and low-calorie beverages most often. Choose lowfat dairy products, lean meats, fish, poultry, and dry beans to get the nutrients you need without extra calories and fat.
  • Choose less often foods high in fat and sugars and low in nutrients.
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  1. Start slowly and let yourself progress naturally!

Pace yourself as you start. There’s nothing worse than giving 110% of yourself on your first exercise session. Your body won’t be ready for it, and you’re likely to do more harm than good. Err on the side of caution until your muscles begins to adapt to the changes. At the end of a good workout, you want to feel tired, not exhausted and your muscles need to feel drained, not achy. Every week or two, slowly increase duration or intensity until you feel confident with full exertion.

  1. Keep an exercise journal!

A journal will let you see the progress you are making in the best CrossFit gym in Greenwich. It doesn’t need to be anything fancy, just a small notebook will do. Enter the date, the activity, the duration, how far you went, how much you lifted, etc. While you may not feel like you are making much progress, a few minutes looking back through the journal will show you just how far you’ve come!

  1. Make a commitment!

A journey of a thousand miles starts with but a single step. The same is true of exercise. Commit to yourself to follow your new fitness program for two full weeks. Make a deal with yourself that if at the end of those two weeks, you don’t feel better about yourself, that you can quit. Giving yourself a fixed timeframe commitment helps take some of the pressure off. You don’t need to be focused on where you’ll be in six months, you just need to exercise consistently for two full weeks.

  1. Get involved!

Find a partner, join a local support group, or even start following one of the many Internet-based fitness communities. Having someone to share your experiences with will make it easier to stick with your program.

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These photography tips are meant to be used with a trade show photo booth rental Orlando, FL  . These tips are meant for beginners and will be utilized to their fullest.

We start with the event. We determine the lighting in the venue and proceed with video cameras.

The learners will solve the equation of how trade show photography is supposed to flow.  In excess, we’ll also provide all the skills needed to properly assess how to photograph trade shows and events. The basic guidelines of photography stem from proper balance and technique. Whether it’s proper focus or exceptional angles, photography techniques shouldn’t be ignored.

Strategies like these will be harnessed through trade shows during a trip in Indonesia.

We move to different digital mediums as we embark on our adventure. Be sure to remember that these events are personalized to fit our clients needs and service requirements.

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This workshop is a basic course in photo booth photography given over 2 days where the participant will learn about the whole photographic process from seeing an image to printing it.  It is a workshop for beginners and the technical aspects will all be explained in terms so as to assure complete understanding.

Starting with the image, we will explore elements in composing the picture, visualizing the final print, lighting, the effect of different perspectives, and the effect of different focal length lenses.  Measuring exposure is critical to a good image.  We thus examine different ways to measure exposure, how to consider the effects of depth of field and exposure time, and adjusting them for the image’s needs.  And the histogram is explained as to what it is and how it is a valuable tool to check the exposure.

The participant will learn the mysteries of how the digital camera works and how the image it sees is recorded on the sensor and ultimately gets to the flash card.  We will talk in non-technical terms about mega pixels, the conversion of the image via CCDs or CMOS sensors to a digital image, buffers, and flash cards so you understand what they are and what they do.  JPEG, TIFF, and RAW formats will be explained so you know which you want to use.  Finally we discuss the basic controls of the camera including aperture priority, shutter priority, program and manual modes, white balance, auto focus, ISO settings and how they inter-relate to give you flexibility for each shot.

These techniques will be reinforced through actual practice in a field trip in the Albuquerque area where we will capture exciting and unique images.  The location will be dependent upon the interests and needs of the participants.

Working with some selected images of the participants, we move to Photoshop.  Each image is evaluated, and the various elements and tools of Photoshop are explained as to what they do.  These various tools and techniques are then applied to the images showing how they can be improved.  Items examined include global adjustments, adjustment layers, selecting, image size modifications, and more.  Lastly we move to the printing process, matching what we see on the computer screen with what we get from the printer, printing and evaluating the printed images.

A group dinner the first night (cost of the dinner is not included in the workshop fee) is followed by an evening session wherein there will be a showing of digital prints and discussion of how they were taken and processed.

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The various training methods I use are a direct result of my experience as a competitive athlete while at the University of Oregon back in the mid 60’s. My mentor and coach, Bill Bowerman taught me many things but primarily that rest and recovery are critical for short and long term development. I was an integral part of the original Jogging programs Bill started for the Eugene community in 1966 as a result of his experience in New Zealand min 1964.
I learned as a freshman that if you train smart by listening to how your body is responding to the training challenges, be positive in your outlook, enjoy yourself and stay healthy, you will improve while staying injury free. The most important element for improvement is consistency. By taking your recovery days you will allow your body to regenerate and get stronger as a result of the recovery time. It is not the challenging training that makes you fit, it is the recovery time that allows the body’s chemistry to regenerate fully. In addition, you will need a minumum of 8 hours of sleep, adequate fluids though out the day and a full breakfast, lunch and dinner.
You can define success with faster times or completion of a race distance but without the joy of the process or “the journey” you may not be able to sustain the energy necessary to maintain the habit of this wonderful form of fitness activity. Running for fitness or competition should be a pleasurable experience.

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  • Dehydration increases core temperature during rigorous stations training
  • Elevates your heart rate
  • Decreases blood volume
  • Affects physical performance
  • ACSM recommends 16 oz. of fluids prior to your workout.
  • Your body loses 0.5-1.5 liters per hour.
  • Drink 8-12 oz. every 10-15 minutes during your workout.
  • Activity of 60-90 minutes duration drink a carbohydrate drink (14-16 grams of carbs per 8.oz)
  • Always replace fluids lost after each workout.
  • Purchase your shoes later in the day or after a workout when your foot is larger
  • The heel fit should be snug.
  • Allow 3/8 or 1/2 inch between the longest toe and the end of the shoe.
  • The ball of the foot should line up with the break or the bend in the shoe.
  • The toe box is too wide if the material on the shoe bunches up.
  • Get a wide toe box for individuals with bunions.
  • Trace the bottom of your foot on paper. The tracing should match the bottom of the shoe.
  • Replace your shoes every 150 miles of crosstraining, 500 miles of running & 1000 miles walking.
  • Learn foot biomechanics and know your foot type (Pronator or Supinator).
  • Wear the appropriate shoe for the activity it is intended for. Look for a sport/activity specific shoe. Walking shoes have a more of a rigid forefoot than a running shoe.
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  • Drink a lot of water and do stations training.
  • Eat 25-35 grams of fiber and fruits and vegetables everyday.
  • Pretend that you are a vegetarian, especially at night when you are finished staying active.
  • Try to Accumulate 30 minutes of cardiovascular activity 3-5 days and strength train 2 -3 days a week.
  • Never skip meals and avoid hunger by eating 3 meals and 2-3 snacks a day.
  • Chose whole grains over refined grains.
  • Balance your calories coming in vs. your calories going out.
  • Remember that “Fat Free” doesn’t mean calorie free.
  • Obtain 55 to 65% of total calories from carbohydrate. Chose minimally processed carbohydrates, including whole grains and fruits and vegetables.
  • Your protein count depends on your activity level. Have .8 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight for a sedentary person and 1.2 to 1.6g/kg for a person concentrating on strength training.
  • Fat is an important for a balanced diet. Avoid high sugar, fat-free foods, and highly processed food. 20-25% of your total calories consumed should be from fat.
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Microsoft’s Bill Gates gave the keynote address on the theme of seamless computing. According to Gates, seamless computing will bring all devices together in one connected world. He went on to say that software and broadband technology are the building blocks needed to make seamless computing a reality. As an example, Gates described the ability of a variety of entertainment devices such as audio players, DVD players, and digital imaging technology interconnecting throughout the home via the MSN Media Center.

According to CES, Gates then introduced Windows Media Vision HD, a new technology that allows trade show photo booths and content available on your PC to be transmitted into high-definition. Gates then gave a demonstration of a new Portable Media Center that allows consumers to transfer their movies, music, photos, and other content from a PC to a portable device the size of a wallet.

What’s Hot?
Competition is heating up between makers of digital home entertainment networks and systems to manage and store huge libraries of digital music and movies. Among the heavyweights showing off their high tech magic were Sony, Matsushita (Panasonic), Dell, Gateway and Hewlett-Packard. Among the hot new products was HomeGenie, a home networking system from Shell. HomeGenie controls lighting, appliances and thermostats remotely, using the consumer’s PDA, cell phone, or computer. The system even has a motion sensor attached to a Web cam that, when tripped, sends an e-mail or instant messages to homeowners.
Although it won’t be in the stores until fall, digital music aficionados will want to be the first on their block with a Gibson Wurlitzer Digital Jukebox. The Jukebox creates digital music libraries without having to rip and burn music files on their PC. It will also create a playlist from any CD using a touch-screen remote control. Plans are also in the works to create an online music subscription service. This cool looking machine can hold 1,000 CDs, and will sell for about $1,800.
Another hot product group at CES is the new breed of digital cameras. Priced competitively, many models will feature optical zooms, pre-set shooting modes, and 3 and 4-megapixel resolution. Among the new products are: Nikon’s Coolpix 2200 and 3200 (shipping in March to replace the 2100 and 3100). Both cameras are thinner and lighter than previous models, use SD memory instead of CompactFlash, two alkaline batteries, and feature a new, panorama mode. With 14.5MB of internal memory, new users can shoot up a storm. The new models also have a nifty blur detection setting—if you shooting a blurry picture, the camera will give you the option of deleting instead of saving it. The 2200 features 2-megapixel resolution and a 3x optical zoom lens, and will sell for a suggested retail price of $199.95. The 3-megapixel 3200 (with VGA capture and sound will go for $299.95. Casio’s new entry is the R51, which replaces the QV-R40. The new camera features 5-megapixel resolution, a 3x optical zoom, 2-inch TFT LCD screen and 10MB of internal memory. The R51 has an SD card expansion slot, one-minute movie mode (no sound), and a 21-best shot mode. Suggested retail is $399.
Kodak introduced two new models, the EasyShare LS743 (4-megapixels) and LS753 (4-megapixels). Both cameras weigh in at about the size of a cell phone, have a 3x optical zoom, and are compatible with the Kodak printer dock 6000. The LS743 (with 16MB of onboard memory) will be shipped in March, the LS753 (32MB of internal memory) in May. Kodak has yet to release pricing.

Be watching for a round-up of CES 2004.

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Shooks are easier to store and to ship. That’s the basic reason. We’re a very small business, currently working out of a garage. We simply don’t have the room to store and package assembled crates. So, we decided to supply these excellent boxes in the same form as they are delivered to orchards — as shooks. Admittedly, from a customer point of view, assembled crates would require less work and yield more instant gratification. But, we just can’t manage that right now; we don’t rule it out for the future for your personal organization needs.

Meanwhile, turning your shooks into crates provides another form of gratification. The assembly jigs we invented make construction pretty easy. The (relatively compact) package you receive will contain your shook sets, more than enough nails, assembly jigs, and detailed assembly instructions. Pound in a few nails, admire your big, sturdy crates and, like us, you’ll see that they’re worth a bit of extra work!

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