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Gearhouse Broadcast purchases multi-million dollar Leitch HD/SD solution for UEFA EURO 2004

Leitch will provide Gearhouse Broadcast with an SD and HD solution to support the broadcaster's processing and distribution requirements for UEFA EURO 2004, the Union of European Football Association.

Gearhouse Broadcast, specialists in equipment rental, sales and project solutions, has been appointed by host broadcasters Euro Broadcast Services (EBS) to supply the 10 technical operation centers, technical staff and cabling for all the Portuguese stadiums.

The processing and distribution solution supplied by Leitch comprises multiple high-definition routing systems in various sizes, an array of video and audio distribution amplifiers and a complete base of critical interface product. The company will also use the Leitch system during the 2004 Athens Summer Games.

Three 64x64 Integrator SDI routers, two 64x64 Integrator Gold HD-SDI routers and five 64x64 stereo analog levels have been purchased, along with more than 50 compact Panacea routing switchers of varying sizes for smaller routing applications.

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