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Clear-Com Double Feature for IBC


Clear-Com will use their IBC 2009 attendance to showcase two digital wireless intercom systems, FreeSpeak v2.0 and Tempest2400.

FreeSpeak 2.0 is the latest version of Clear-Com’s successful intercom system, combining full-duplex beltpack communications, antenna-to-antenna roaming and low latency. Given the unpredictability of a typical broadcast workflow, the FreeSpeak 2.0 full-duplex, non-blocking system architecture was designed to allow any beltpack user to talk to any other user at any time without even a second of delay.

The base station is a 1RU display that oversees all 20 beltpacks, and control can be utilized there or remotely via PC. Transmissions occur in the license-free 1.8-1.9 GHz frequency band to reduce interference from PCs, talent microphones, in-ear monitors and other wireless devices.

Also at IBC, Clear-Com’s Tempest2400 is a newly-released digital wireless system ideal for broadcast sports, remote news reporting or other live event coverage. Because it operates in a license-free frequency band, its signals run interference-free in even the most-crowded RF settings. Tempest2400 is also reported to work alongside Wi-Fi networks and operate smoothly in a high-noise surrounding, due to its unique RF architecture.

System features include iSelect roaming, where a user can switch from transmitting to one base station, to another, and back, and the T-Desk software, offering remote PC-based control and configuration capabilities via Ethernet connection or through a USB connection to the Tempest base station.

Clear-Com will be at stand 9.D28a.