KYIV, Ukraine – Komora has announced the sale of a HARMAN Studer Vista
5 M2 digital mixing console to Ukraine TV channel, 1+1. The station, which was founded in 1995,
immediately became a major force in the Ukrainian TV industry, and since 2004
has been offering a round-the-clock broadcast schedule.
Kyiv-based professional sound specialist has a long-term relationship with the
broadcaster, having supplied other HARMAN equipment in the past, including
Soundcraft consoles, AKG microphones and dbx signal processing—as well as a
Studer 928 analogue desk.
of the 1+1 Media Group, which also includes 2+2, TET, PLUSPLUS, UNIAN and 1+1 International, the channel presently
operates an on-air studio and production area with another facility about to
The new Vista 5 M2
has replaced an existing console and will operate in a control room serving both the current and new studios.
Based on the popular Vista 5 console, which has found its way into production
facilities around the world, the compact, versatile Vista 5 M2 is
configured with 30+2
faders, a local rack and four D21m I/O frames.
1+1 has built up a
long working relationship with Komora based on mutual trust. They reviewed a
number of broadcast desk brand leaders but particularly liked the Vistonics II™ interface of the Studer
platform. They were already familiar with the Studer topology and build quality having run the Studer 928
analogue console for many years.
The new Vista 5 M2
will be assigned to news for two TV channels, weather forecast and daily 3-hour
morning on-air programmes, as well as live shows featuring popular TV stars.
Once it is built, the new studio will also host sports programmes.
already received full onsite training from Studer’s Christoph Binder and the
station says it is delighted with the new purchase, citing the desk’s ease of
use, reliability and quick response which has fully justified the investment.
HARMAN (www.HARMAN.com) designs, manufactures, and markets a wide range of
infotainment and audio solutions for the automotive, consumer, and professional
markets. It is a recognized world leader across its customer segments with
premium brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®,
Lexicon®, and Mark Levinson® and leading-edge connectivity, safety and
audio technologies. The company is admired by audiophiles across multiple
generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where
they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped
with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of about
14,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $4.3
billion for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013.