10.06.2003 12:00 PM
London News Network chooses Quartz for playout

Quartz, a UK manufacturer of routers and master control switchers, has completed installation of a centralized playout system for the London News Network.

Quartz QMC Master control technology at LNN manages 12 regional TV channels and is said to be one of the largest and most ambitious centralization projects in Europe.

The new installation, built around a 12-channel QMC master control system from Quartz, supports 12 regional television channels. The centralization project is said to be one of the largest and most ambitious undertaken so far in Europe.

The 12 independent channels all have access to a large pool of sources through the core routing infrastructure, which was also supplied by Quartz. Two large Q256 SDI video routers are at the heart of the new playout facility. One is configured 512x256 and the other 384x256. The Q256 solution provides all crosspoint switching for the QMCs as well as supporting the rest of the facility.

Quartz’s SC-1000 redundant system controllers and a wide range of Quartz panels provide manual control over the whole system. Many of the panels use LCD button technology, pioneered by Quartz for router systems, which allows intelligent menus in panels and automatic re-leg ending of buttons. These panels match the QMC manual panels, which use the same button technology.

For more information visit www.quartzus.com.

Back to the top

Post New Comment
If you are already a member, or would like to receive email alerts as new comments are
made, please login or register.

Enter the code shown above:

(Note: If you cannot read the numbers in the above
image, reload the page to generate a new one.)

No Comments Found

Tuesday 03:07 PM
WMUR-TV Says FAA Drone Rules Preclude ENG
The FAA’s current rules and proposed ban on flight over people, requirement of visual line of sight and restriction on nighttime flying, effectively prohibit broadcasters from using UAS for newsgathering. ~ WMUR-TV General Manager Jeff Bartlett

Sue Sillitoe, White Noise PR /   Friday 11:15 AM
DPA Microphones Expands Its d:facto™ Vocal Microphone Range
Wall Street Communications /   Friday 04:20 PM
SMPTE 2015 NAB Show Preview

Featured Articles
Discover TV Technology