Riedel Intercom System Keeps Asian Games Crew in Touch
Riedel Communications installed a comprehensive communications system for the Asian Games in Guangzhou. Riedel provided the venue communication system as well as the intercom for the opening and closing ceremonies, combining wired and wireless technologies. The system for the ceremonies furnished an Artist digital matrix intercom system consisting of two mainframes connected via fiber, about 20 Artist 1000 series control panels and around 75 Performer digital partyline beltpacks.
To provide the infrastructure for venue communications, Riedel equipped the venues with a Performer digital partyline system with more than 600 beltpacks.
Riedel Communications also handled the installation of the analog radio network that was also integrated into the wired intercom infrastructure via RiFace interfaces. The radio network that covered the whole venue during the opening and closing ceremonies consisted of 16 semi-duplex channels for 720 conventional Motorola radios. Five FM-transmitters were used to address the 8,000 radio receivers at the events.
Furthermore a Riedel RockNet installation provided the routing of the audio at the opening and closing ceremonies over the fiber infrastructure of the event. Ten RockNet 300 input and output modules each offered the needed connections for the events. To bridge the large distances four RockNet fiber converters were used.