Solid State Logic Showcases Digital Broadcast Consoles at IBC 2014

August 8, 2014

AMSTERDAM —Solid State Logic will feature its new C100 HD Plus and C10 HD Plus digital broadcast consoles for the European market at IBC 2014. The new ‘Plus'' versions of the C100 and C10 consoles bring together innovative features and the consolidation of SSL Production Assistant software.

The C100 HD Plus Large Format Broadcast Console is designed to offer a complete production solution for news and sports in a single, standard, high-power configuration. SSL''s third generation digital broadcast console features redundant Blackrock Processor cards in a compact 2U rack process 588 audio mix paths with 256 channels of 6 Band EQ and 284 channels of dynamics with 512 channels of integrated MADI I/O.

The center section penthouse of the C100 HD Plus features a 10-inch screen, which can be used to display any HDMI video source and enables the user to select from a wide range of metering options. The console can be specified with SSL''s LMS-16 Loudness Monitoring system to provide comprehensive, configurable 16 x 5.1-channel Loudness and True Peak monitoring. The control surface has also been redesigned to facilitate clearer channel identification in a range of lighting conditions.

The C10 HD Plus is available in frame sizes from 16 to 48 faders, and the self-contained, fanless console can be built into vans for ENG operations, specified for network-scale sports productions or positioned for all-round production demands in mid-scale broadcast facilities. Integrated into the C10 HD Plus, the Blackrock Processor card offers 216 audio paths with 160 channels of 6 Band EQ and 188 channels of Dynamics with 512 channels of integrated MADI I/O. The C10 HD Plus also features a redesigned fader panel color scheme.

The standard configuration of both consoles offers the complete portfolio of SSL''s Production Assistant applications, which help streamline broadcast production by automating and integrating key production tasks. Dialogue Automix, 5.1 Upmix, Production Automation Interfacing, DAW Control and C-Play, SSL''s integrated audio spot playout system, are all standard.

System options include a scalable 48 port MADI router for multiple console installations and large-scale I/O support with external control from VSM and other third-party controllers, TCP/IP-based Networked audio via the SSL MADI Bridge and LMS-16 multi-stream Loudness Metering.

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