Express Media Selects FOR-A For Flyaway

San Francisco equipment hire and video production firm Express Media has purchased a HVS-100 portable video switcher from FOR-A.

“The HVS-100 was one of the few switchers that we saw at NAB that allows SD, HD, 3G and 4K operation all from one compact unit,” said Steve Barger, Express Media president. “FOR-A’s software and firmware are very stable, and we never have to worry about running into problems. We also appreciate the switcher’s ability to produce effects on each of the AUX outputs. It’s very useful in instances when we’re cutting one show to air and maybe another to a LED wall or projection screen, as the HVS-100 allows each output to do dissolves and other effects - even when cutting from the AUX bus itself.”

FOR-A switchers form the core of the company’s customized flypacks which are used for major live webcast and broadcast productions. They’ve been built specifically for heavy-duty use at corporate, entertainment and sporting events.

“We’ve had an excellent track record with FOR-A switchers,” Barger explained. “We’re pleased with the flawless performances of our video switchers.”

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