A-COM Solutions provide specialist technical services and solutions to business, industry, government and consumers in Adelaide and across South Australia. With four specialist divisions – Communications, Security, Pro AV & Television we provide a unique blend of technical expertise and world-class products to each discipline.
We specialise in installing and professionally integrating premise technologies including data communications cabling, structured cabling systems, telephone systems, security and alarm systems, access control, CCTV video surveillance, intercoms, pro audio visual systems, & television networks.
Our technicians are licensed cabler’s and hold communications and/or electronic trade qualifications, security licenses, and other accreditations and endorsements specific to our industry. We offer design & construct, general contracting, service and maintenance, project management and consultation for our complete range of technologies.
We have hundreds of satisfied customers across South Australia because we care about delivering quality systems, in a timely manner, with a focus on future needs of the solutions we install. We aim to ensure that every solution ultimately benefits your business.
We are the technology integration specialists – so please call us for a complimentary site survey and quotation.
Tel 1300 852 856
Magill, SA 5072.
News - IP Telephony Explained
IP Telephony can be broken up into two key parts – Trunks and Handsets.
Trunks; The telephone trunk is the connection to the outside world. Therefore an IP Trunk is a connection using the TCP/IP suite of protocols, which is the communications protocol of nearly all business networks and the internet. IP trunks use what is known as a Session Initiated Protocol (or SIP) to connect from point to point, thus providing a connection. Telephone conversations (or Voice calls) are converted to data packets and are translated from point A to point B using the SIP protocol. Quality of Service (QoS) …
News - Digital Television Re-tune Dates Information For Adelaide
Some digital television transmissions will be moving frequencies. This will affect television reception across all types of terrestrial receivers including digital televisions, set top boxes (STB) and Personal Video Recorders (PVR). Each digital terrestrial device will need to be re-tuned or re-scanned on or after the following dates. See your device User Manual for more details regarding scanning for broadcasts. Adelaide has two main transmitters, and your devices typically only use one or the other. The dates differ for each…
Mount Lofty; 3rd May 2013
Grenfell Tower; 29th Aug 2013 (for those living in the Adelaide Foothills)
For more information on the Re-tune …
News - Athelstone, SA deemed a black spot for terrestrial TV reception – VAST services are available!
Unofficially, Athelstone SA has been given a green light to use the Viewer Access Satellite Television (VAST) platform due to the poor reception available in the Athelstone area generally. Our management team have verified that VAST Administration have deemed an Athelstone resident elligible for all commercial programs as well as the ABC and SBS programming that all users can expect. That’s great news for those who have been putting up with poor reception for many, many years, despite having spends hundreds of dollars on terrestrial antenna systems that do not work effectively. See our page on VAST for more information.
News - Don’t use a Sparky for technology installations
Sparky’s, or Electrical Contractors – are great if you need a power point, light switch, ceiling fan etc. – but many sole traders and even Pty Ltd companies do not have the skills to tackle technology installations – even at a residential level. Ask yourself how many electricians actually carry out installations themselves (or via their own staff) for audio visual systems, security systems, data & voice communications systems, television/antenna cabling? Truth is, sub-contracting these areas out is some that happens routinely. Why? Technology installations need expertise that they do not possess. Furthermore, there are special licenses and endorsements that …