Broadcasters Adding SSL C100 and C200 Consoles to their Broadcast Facilities
State Logic, a manufacturer
of analogue and digital audio consoles and provider of creative tools
for music, broadcast and post production professionals, announces a
continuing strong demand for its highly popular C Series digital consoles. Both
the C100 and C200 are enjoying attention from a wide variety of installations
North America, with many companies
adding new consoles to existing C Series facilities.
“It is testament to the skilled engineering behind C Series
Digital Consoles that sales continue to climb in the U.S.,” says Steve
Zaretsky, vice president of broadcast, SSL, Inc. “With our exceptional product
range and unparalleled service and support, we remain committed to
exceeding broadcasters’ demands.”
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) has ordered
two additional C Series consoles for 2008. A C232 Digital Production
Console will be delivered in March for installation in a production truck
The console will be used to process and route audio for live broadcasts. A
C140 will be delivered to the
facility in May for use in their HD news broadcasts. This marks the
fifth and sixth SSL C-Series console sold to the CBC. The new consoles
join their four siblings that perform multiple tasks: two C100 consoles in
remote trucks and a C100 and C200 located in CBC’s
Toronto facility used for live news
CBS has ordered the largest C200 console SSL has ever built
for The Late Show with David Letterman. The C296 Digital Console will handle
all of the music production requirements for The Late Show. The installation is
scheduled for this summer in the legendary Ed Sullivan Theater in
New York City.
KPIX-TV, a CBS owned and operated station located in San
Francisco, has installed a C132 console used for live on air news broadcasts.
The C132 streamlines KPIX’s audio capabilities, while providing HD-quality
audio in line with new network broadcast mandates for San
Francisco, Oakland and
WMAR-TV, Channel 2 is the ABC affiliate in
owned by the broadcast division of the E.W. Scripps Company. The station
purchased a C132/24 for live news broadcasts and will be on air this summer.
This C100 joins C100 installations in other Scripps properties at ABC
affiliates, WEWS in Cleveland and WFTS in Tampa, FL, and two in
Scripps network facilities: Food Network in
New York and Great American County (GAC), a Nashville-based
country music television network.
LiveWire Remote Recorders, LTD of Canada
recently installed a C232 in a remote truck based out of
Toronto. The installation includes two SSL
Stage Boxes for remote mic pre-amps. The C232 will be used for live broadcast
music production. The truck is slated to work on the Juno Awards program
(Canada’s Grammy Awards) broadcast on April 6, 2008 on CTV and will proceed to
the NAB show in Las Vegas on April 14 through 17, 2008.
Iowa Public Television (IPTV) has purchased a third C100
console, a C124 to be installed in a new remote truck that is under
construction. Currently, the other two C100s are being installed in their TV
facility and include SSL’s MORSE (Modular Resource Sharing Engine) system,
allowing the console to access remote mic inputs via fiber from either of
Madison Square Garden
just completed the installation of a C140/32 console to handle live productions
for MSG Network based inside of Madison
metropolitan area’s top sports broadcaster.