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Calrec Audio Consoles to Aid NBC Olympics Coverage

NBC Olympics will utilize seven audio mixing consoles from Calrec
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HEBDEN BRIDGE, ENGLAND—NBC Olympics will use seven audio mixing consoles from Calrec for its production of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the broadcaster announced.

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Calrec will provide four Artemis and three Summa audio mixing consoles to provide full audio mixes during the coverage of the event. Three of the 40-fader Artemis consoles will be stationed at NBC fly-pack venues to cover events like basketball, cycling, triathlon, volleyball and diving, while the fourth will be based in the audio control room X at the International Broadcasting Center in Rio. One 24+8 fader Summa console will serve as the main output for audio control room X, the other two will serve as back-up consoles in audio control room A and B.

Calrec will also supply 26 x I/O boxes, creating a Hydra2 network to provide signal management and full control across MADI and Dante.

The 2016 Summer Olympics are set for Aug.5-21.