Adding rooms and extra parking spaces to an existing building doesn't always work, as Entercom Kansas City found out. Deciding to make the move was only one part of the process.
With the explosion in computer networking over the last 10 years, audio equipment manufacturers have taken notice of the new ways in which information (whatever that information consists of) is moved from one point to another.
Pamplin's new studios would be extensive: two on-air studios, one control room, one news anchor booth, one full newsroom, one traffic studio, three production studios, one master control and a server room. In the end, the upgrade positions the station to be ready for the challenges of the future.
Stations with one control room or modest means can still use the analog consoles, but the possibilities offered by digital make it attractive to stations that want to build an integrated audio system.
The patch bay once ruled supreme, but this is true no more.
Built to be rugged, the Mosaic provides a traditional console look to the flexibility of control from the Logitek Audio Engine.
This modular audio control surface has a low profile and functions with three major components: the control surface, an electronics frame and a power supply.
After 79 years on the 23rd floor of its Times Square location, it was time for WOR to move its operations.
Radiovisa in Los Angeles has installed a consolidated router and console system from SAS. The system reduces the cabling needs as well as the in-studio equipment needs for the stations.
The lines between audio and data are blurred further every day. Recent technology and product introductions take this even further.
Now that individual computers take care of all the tasks related to radio automation, the logical evolution is integration of audio transport for program contributions and distribution.
After spending 15 years high atop Frog's Mountain, Clear Channel has successfully consolidated four AM stations, two FM stations, five radio networks, 250 personnel -- including 75 on-air and engineering staff -- under one roof.
WBHF-AM fixes some post-move challenges, as this review outlines.
When Cumulus began building a new facility for its stations in Houston, the primary design goal was that versatility and reliability would be emphasized on the studio end of the project.
When it comes time to connect the audio sources and destinations, how will you succeed?
Depending on your application, there are few different styles of routers to choose from in varying price ranges.
Little Labs A AES Digital Audio Mastering Router: This router has been cosmetically and electronically refined from the original model. The router uses