The Orban Optimod 6300-DAB is now shipping. The 6300 is a multipurpose stereo audio processor for digital radio, digital TV, digital satellite, netcasts, STL protection, audio production and digital mastering.
Orban has released an upgraded DSP board for the Optimod-FM 8500 that can produce 16.4 seconds of diversity delay for HD Radio installations. The original 8500 hardware produced
Though it is specifically designed with microphone processing in mind, the Clear Channel Chicago group decided that there was no reason the Air Tools 6200 could not be used as a stereo program processor.
It's a vocal processor, but you won't find controls labeled ratio, hard/soft knee, threshold and hold/release in the compressor section. Still, you will find that it's easy to use.
More audio processors are being built with feature sets meant to accommodate the trend of delivering content via data-reduced means.
On-air audio processing involves the science of design and understanding, and the art of knowing how to manipulate the controls.
Digital music sales dominated the first half of 2005, while CD and DVD sales continue to slowly drop.
Pops, clicks and other noises in recordings can be cleanly eliminated. Bias Soundsoap 2 can show you how.
Is there a surround audio processor in your future? Without a doubt, but if you're expecting something like a five-channel version of your current stereo processor, think again.
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Doug Irwin reviews the DSP-based on-air radio processors.
Mike Rogers reviews the Omnia-6EX on-air radio audio processor.
Do you remember? In 1981 Applied Technology offered two audio processors with digital control capabilities. The Maximod digital peak limiter used a digital
Orban's Optimod-PC 1100 isn't a conventional FM or AM final processor.
What's old is new again with a series of Pro Tools effects plug-ins.
WSM, Nashville, wasn't looking for a new audio processor, but after trying the Omnia 4.5, the change is welcomed as this review explains.
The Behringer Ultramatch SRC2000 is a digital processor, format converter, signal corrector and a digital distribution panel. It can accept digital signals encoded in any of three formats: AES/EBU, S/PDIF and TOSLINK.
Going beyond the practical function of ensuring compliance with modulation limits, today's on-air processors provide substantial processing power without unwanted artifacts.
10 steps to determining the best digital migration path.
Having an edge on the competition can make a difference. One important element in achieving that edge is delivering the highest quality product possible to a station's listeners.
Under the agreement Omnia will design an audio processor contained on a card that plugs directly into the chassis of Crown Broadcast FM-series radio transmitters.
It is generally advisable to use a separate processor when setting up an Internet stream for the purpose of re-broadcasting your station over the Internet.
The 1RU device has two independent channels, each with six front-panel controls. Read this review to learn more.
Establishing a station's on-air sound can be a subject of great debate. The original purpose of audio processing, preventing overmodulation and adding pre-emphasis, is still a primary function.
Audio processing at NAB2001