When making a checklist of essential equipment for a recording studio, most prospective buyers cite only the gear that handles the audio. In many cases, little attention is paid up-front to non-audio staples that are needed by every studio. These “comfort” items tend to send many budgets over the top.
System integrator ATG Danmon has completed a control room upgrade project for BBC Scotland that will help streamline the production of bulletin-style news programs.
Extron has introduced its new Quantum Ultra 305, a 3U, 5-slot card frame, supporting any combination of Quantum Ultra input and output cards.
Custom Consoles has supplied five new control room desks for NEP Sweden’s television production facility on the outskirts of Stockholm.
Capitalizing on growing investment across the broadcast media business created by technical advances such as IP, 4K ultra-high definition, HDR and IP streaming, Custom Consoles said it has seen its business increase significantly. This includes high demand for technical furniture across the broadcast and wider engineering control markets.
UK-based system integrator Megahertz has completed a large-scale studio operations facility for global news network RT, located in Paris, which includes the installation of several workstations and technical furniture from Custom Consoles. Delivery time was a crucial factor as this was a new build completed on schedule to go on air in December 2017.