This Sources Sought Notice is for informational and planning purposes only and shall not be construed as a solicitation or as an obligation or commitment by the Government at this time. This notice is intended strictly for market research. The purpose of this Sources Sought notice is to determine interest and capability of Other than Small Businesses and Small Businesses, including VIP-verified Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) or Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) prospective vendors relative to the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code 339112 and its small business size standard of 1,000 employees.

The Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital located in Hines, IL has the requirement for projectors with screens. The Government is requesting that Other Than Small Businesses and Small Businesses, including VIP-verified VOSB or SDVOSB sources respond if it can meet the description of the equipment below on a brand name or equal basis (Topcon Projectors):

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Description
Qty
Unit
0001
TOPCON ACP-8R AUTO PROJECTOR WITH SCREEN REQUIRES MOUNT
11
EA
0002
WALL MOUNT FOR TOPCON ACP-8 CHART PROJECTOR
11
EA

Salient Characteristics. Scales must have:
INCLUDE ATLEAST 30 DIFFERENT CHARTS
HAVE A REFRACTING DISTANCE OF 2 TO 7 METERS
HAVE A VARIABLE FOCUS PROJECTION DISTANCE OF 2 TO 8 METERS
HAVE A 30x PROJECTION MAGNIFICATION
HAVE A PROJECTION SCREEN OF 330 x 270mm
HAVE A HALOGEN PROJECTION LAMP OF 12v 50w
SHOULD HAVE AN AUTOMATIC SHUTOFF OPTION
SHOULD WEIGH NO MORE THAN 14 POUNDS
THE ABILITY TO BE WALL MOUNTED

Interested Other Than Small Businesses and Small Businesses including VIP-verified VOSBs and SDVOSBs are required to submit an e-mail delineating:

Qualifications, capabilities, and experience for providing this product;
Business size/Socioeconomic status;
Manufacture location;
If the product is on the Federal Supply Schedule or the Open Market; and
Memo or correspondence which authorizes distributor to distribute the manufacturer s products (if applicable).
This is not a Request for Proposal or an announcement of a solicitation and no solicitation currently exists. Your responses will be used solely for market research purposes of the Government. The Government will not pay for any materials provided in response to this notice and submissions will not be returned to the sender. VOSBs and SDVOSBs must be registered and verified in VIP for set-aside consideration.

Responses due are to be submitted by e-mail to Jerri Schuster at jerri.schuster@va.gov. The information requested must be received no later than 12:00 p.m. CDT on 9/14/2021.