08.14.2008 08:00 AM
Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
Ross Video certifies Euphonix RAP implementation
Ross Video said last week that it had certified Euphonix’s implementation of the Ross Audio Protocol (RAP).
With the integration, Euphonix System 5-B, System 5-BP and Max Air audio mixer consoles can be managed from any Ross Video Vision QMD/X, Vision MD/X or Synergy MD production switcher.
Operators of Ross switchers now can execute functions, such as setting Euphonix fader level, turn fader on/off, set pan position, prefade listen (PFL) on/off and solo on/off. RAP integration is available in all the latest released Euphonix System 5-B, System 5-BP and Max Air consoles.
The optional software upgrade requires no additional hardware and enables external control of all channel faders, on/off switches, pans and PFL. The feature can be enabled or disabled locally on the fly to allow seamless transitions between audio-follow-video functionality and manual operation.
In some environments, audio-follow-video is used to complement an audio operator. Transitions and set show segments are automated, while an audio operator is required to mix complex segments, such as live bands. Through the Euphonix control surface architecture, channels that have been designated for control by Ross switchers may be hidden from the surface, so an audio operator has access to all console faders, while the video production switcher simultaneously controls other console resources in the background.
See Ross Video at IBC Stand 9.D30, or visit www.rossvideo.com.
See Euphonix at IBC Stand 8.C63, or visit www.euphonix.com.