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Penn State Exploring HD Video Boards for Beaver Stadium

With Rec Hall getting high-definition video boards in the past year, it was only a matter of time before Beaver Stadium made the switch as well.

A letter from Penn State University Architect David Zehngut to eight “design professionals” discloses details of a planned scoreboard renovation at Beaver Stadium to take place in time for the 2012 football season. A link to this letter was tweeted by FightOnState.com’s @PlaybookMark late Friday afternoon.

The letter “invites the firms identified in the attached list to submit proposals to design the replacement of the existing main scoreboards” and states that the firm will be chosen at the July 15 Board of Trustees meeting.

From the letter:

The existing main end zone scoreboards were installed prior to the 2001 football season and operational maintenance is becoming increasingly challenging and costly. In addition, there have been dramatic advances in the audio/video technology of these products.

In order to address the operational issue and enhance the game day spectator experience, we intend to replace both scoreboards with state-of-the-art, HD video boards that will complement the character of the stadium.

“Substantial completion” of the new boards is expected by August 1, 2012 and the project is expected to cost $6.8 million. For more, check out the official letter, which includes possible design options.

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