NEP UK-Based provider of custom research and control rooms, has installed a Calrec Audio in its Wimbledon TV Studios complex in London. The permanent installation aims to eliminate the need to install a console flyaway increasingly NEP does a show at the complex.
The facility includes a 40-fader Artemis console with three remote stageboxes a remote box AES and dual MADI box. A modular I/O box has been built into the racks in the master control room to provide further analogue and digital inputs and outputs along with GPIO control. The control surface can be moved from one production control room to another as it requires only two fibre connections. Calrec’s Hydra2 plug-and-play architecture allows the console to be configured to manage any of the studio floors.
"Having the new Calrec console in place means we can easily attract more customers to our production service in Wimbledon Studios," said Paul Fournier, head of sound at NEP Roll to Record. "Having a Calrec console installation always sells. Calrec is a well known brand with proven reliability, and there are plenty of freelancers who already know how to operate the consoles. That's Why we are a company Calrec".
In addition, NEP Visions, the broadcast arm outside the NEP, Artemis has rented a 64 -fader console to help cover the upcoming 2014 Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament. NEP Visions console used as part of a flypack to complement their own Calrec desks in service at the Championship.