CNBC Studios Installs Clear-Com's FreeSpeak II Wireless Intercom System

Consists of Eclipse HX-Medium system frame and two E-Que-HX cards
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ALAMEDA, CALIF.—Clear-Com has announced that its integrated FreeSpeak II wireless intercom system was recently installed at CNBC’s studios in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. Made up of an Eclipse HX-Medium system frame and two E-Que HX cards, the FreeSpeak II system allows for the operation of four FreeSpeak II splitters, 25 wireless beltpacks and 20 transceiver modules.

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CNBC is using the FreeSpeak II in the 1.9 GHz band, which according to the press release provides a clear, low interference intercom service, as well as avoids traffic issues that occur in the UHF band. This reportedly saves the studio’s spectrum for wireless microphones and in-ear monitors.

The FreeSpeak II’s design allows its coverage area to be increased with additional transceivers on its edge.

Clear-Com also reports that CNBC has purchased another FreeSpeak II system for its studios at the New York Stock Exchange.