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CNN Taps Euphonix for LA Bureau Upgrade

CNN has purchased two Euphonix Max Air digital audio broadcast systems for their new on-air and production studios currently under construction in Los Angeles.

Max Air, a high performance digital audio mixing system specifically designed for on-air and live-to-tape broadcasts will be used for “Larry King Live” and other CNN productions. CNN Los Angeles is the fourth CNN facility to install the Max Air consoles, bringing the total number of systems to 12; the other installations include four Max Air systems in CNN’s Atlanta headquarters, four in CNN’s New York bureau and two in the Washington D.C. bureau.

One of the Los Angeles Max Air systems will be installed in the main control room for “Larry King Live,” while a second, identical system will be installed in s a smaller studio to support other shows independently. Each system features Euphonix’s new DF-66 fully redundant DSP SuperCore processing, ensuring 100 percent backup of DSP channels, MADI I/O and the console’s router for each studio.