26 l August 2012 showpreview IBC 2012 EUROPE Amsterdam calling
The first of two previews gathering together the equipment you can expect to see at the forthcoming International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in September
EUROPE’S LARGEST broadcast show, IBC, is only weeks away, and once again, manufacturers and developers of software and hardware are lining up their launches and upgrades. The Scoop Fone HD
Preparations are well underway for IBC 2012
professional mobile phone and Scoop5 IP rackmount codec are among a host of new innovations to be shown by Spain’s AETA at IBC 2012. The Scoop Fone HD is a pro mobile phone that integrates 3.1kHz 2G telephone calls into the broadcast chain and offers an increase in audio quality to 7kHz/HD Voice in 3G/UMTS mobile networks. The Scoop5 IP
will be showing a special range of meters to celebrate its 25th anniversary
is a rackmount codec for IP studio-to-transmitter and other pure IP links, designed for users who wish to conduct transmissions over IP. The
Scoop5, meanwhile, is available with all multiple network interfaces, including IP, ISDN, Leased Line, POTS and cellular 2G/3G/AMR Wideband. Finally, Scoop5 Ravenna adds a dual Ravenna IP audio interface for redundant audio transfer to the standard version of the codec. IBC 2012 marks the
introduction of the PR4500 ENG Pocket Receiver from Harman brand AKG. The receiver builds on AKG’s WMS4500 Series by incorporating its new camera shoe, allowing it to be positioned on virtually any camera.
Handcrafted and individually calibrated, the 8260A three-way DSP monitor is simply a masterpiece of electro-acoustic design. The aluminum enclosure is perfectly integrated with the new Minimum Diffraction Coaxial™ midrange/ tweeter and houses all the cutting edge technologies Genelec has developed over the past thirty years. Thanks to the fully automated AutoCal™ calibration module, the monitors sound exactly as expected, even in challenging acoustic when only the best will do.