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Chicago-area college adds HD truck with Gepco interconnect technology
Columbia College Chicago's School of Media Arts has added a remote HD truck with a full complement of Gepco interconnect solutions used for the school’s curriculum, as well as for remotes produced by the local ABC affiliate.
The new remote truck was designed to produce content in HD with 5.1 or 7.1 surround sound. Equipment highlights include a Ross Vision HD switcher, four Panasonic HD cameras, two Panasonic DVC Pro decks, two DVCAM decks and a Nuendo 24-track digital audio recorder.
Among the many varieties of cables used on the truck are the Gepco:
- VS10230 miniature HD coax snake,
- GA72412GFC GEP-FLEX 24-gage multi-pair,
- RGBS250S miniature component video,
- VSD2001 HD coax,
- XB201M X-Band microphone, and
- VS32001 HD coax snake.
In addition, Gepco supplied interconnect accessories such as a custom-made stainless steel HD I/O panel for the side of the truck, ADC patchbays, Switchcraft patchbays and Ovideon monitors.
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