Solid State Logic Reports Continued Strong C Series Sales
NewsBroadcasters From Around North America Add C100 and C200 Consoles to Their Facilities in Time for Digital Broadcasting Change
Last Updated: July 18, 2008 6:12 pm GMT
(Oxford, UK--July 18, 2008) Solid State Logic, the world’s leading manufacturer of analogue and digital audio consoles and provider of creative tools for music, broadcast and post production professionals, is pleased to announce continued strong demand for its highly popular C Series digital consoles. Both the C100 and C200 are enjoying attention from a wide variety of installations throughout North America.
“With the mandated move to all digital broadcasting in 2009, the C100 and C200 are providing our clients with user-friendly, powerful tools for television audio production,” says Steve Zaretsky, Vice President of Broadcast, SSL, Inc. “We are very pleased to see the broadcast industry acknowledge the quality of our products and customer support through strong sales in a wide range of markets.”
CFTM, channel 10, the flagship station of the trans-Canadian TVA television network in Montreal, produces nearly 90 percent of the network’s shows. As the audio centerpiece of an HD upgrade, TVA will install a C232 HD digital production console to provide surround mixing capabilities and digital control of multiple audio feeds for their live TV programming lineup.
WPTV NewsChannel 5, a Scripps owned NBC affiliate serving the Palm Beaches, will install a C132 HD to meet the needs of broadcasting in HD. As South Florida’s top rated station for news, weather and investigative reporting, WPTV in August, 2007 became the 50th station in the U.S. to offer at least part of its newscast in HDTV. It was the second Florida station to launch HDTV news, following the lead of Scripps sister station WFTS Tampa, which began its HD newscasts in July of last year. WFTS also has an SSL C132.
KFMB, the CBS affiliate in San Diego, CA, has installed a Solid State Logic C124 HD digital console for their live news broadcasts. The C124’s user-friendly console ergonomics provide KFMB engineers with a familiar layout while meeting the needs of their tight installation schedule. KFMB is currently San Diego’s most watched television station.
Comcast SportsNet (or CSN) is a group of regional sports networks primarily owned by the Comcast cable television company. With divisions throughout the country, the group has rights to carry some or all of the local professional teams in baseball, basketball, hockey and soccer. They also air nightly sports-news and talk shows, post-game shows and other programming related to local National Football League teams and a variety of college sports programming. CSN New England will install a Solid State Logic C132 HD-S to bring their on-air production in line with HD broadcast requirements, while providing a stable platform for routing multiple audio sources, instantly accessing setups and mixing in surround. CSN New England is the broadcast home of the NBA World Champion Boston Celtics.
KDTX TV-58 in Dallas will install a C248 HD digital production console at its flagship headquarters for broadcast programming for the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN). The Christian-based programming broadcaster features a lineup of programs that is vast and varied. TBN was the first faith-based broadcaster to offer an HDTV channel in 2007 and continues the move into all HD production with the addition of the C248.
The production facility for Trinity Broadcasting Network in Tustin, CA has installed a Solid State Logic C248 HD to help facilitate the HD move as well. This is TBN’s fourth SSL C Series console. TBN’s intergration and engineering services for all four installations were faciliated by TV Magic of San Diego, CA.
Solid State Logic is the world’s leading manufacturer of analogue and digital audio consoles and provider of creative tools for music, broadcast and post production professionals. For more information about our award-winning products, please visit: www.solid-state-logic.com.