Media Operations & Technology - CBC Production Facilities

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- Geoff D'Eon,
Halifax Comedy Fest

Control Room

HD technology supporting production value.

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Specifications
Cameras / Lens:
  • 5 Hitachi, SK-3200P, Multiformat Cameras
  • 4 Hitachi, SA-3200, Studio Buildup Kit with LCD viewfinders
  • 5 Hitachi, CU-3300, Camera CCU
  • 5 Hitachi, RU-3400JY, Remote Operation Panel
  • 2 Hitachi, TA-3300, Tripod Mounting Plate
  • 5 Hitachi, VF-402, ENG Viewfinder
  • Cameras
  • 5 Hitachi, SK-3200P, Multi-format HD Cameras
  • 4 Hitachi, SA-3200, Studio Buildup Kit with LCD viewfinders
  • Lenses
  • 3 Canon, XJ27x6.5 BIE, Studio Box Lenses
  • 2 Canon, HJ21eX7.5 IASE, Portable Camera Lens
  • 1 Fujinon 14x8.5 EFP
  • Camera Support
  • 2 Vinton Pedestals, Vector 700 Heads
  • 1 Vinton Pedestal, Vector 70 Head3 Sachler Video 25 Tripods with wheels and above-ground spreaders
  • 30' Stanton Triangle Jimmy Jib with Dutch Roll Head
Switcher:
Sony DVS-8000 Digital Switcher, 2 full ME + PGM/PST Bus with DSK
Video:
  • Sony DME-7000 2 Channel DVE
  • Sony BVM-1910 Program/Preview Monitors.
  • 42 Ikegami PVM-9 B&W monitors in monitor wall.
  • Programmable under monitor displays for source description and tally.
  • 2 Panasonic, BT-LH1700W, 17" LCD Video Mon (Video & Ltg)
  • 2 Panasonic, BT-LH2600W, 26" LCD Video Mon (Pgm/Pvw)
  • Inscriber Character Generator
  • 32 x32 Leitch Digital Video/Routing Switcher with panels at all key positions. Extra panels available.
  • Telescript AV prompter software.
  • Assorted video monitors are available for use in the studio.
  • VTR"S – 8x XDCAM HD, Avid Airpseeds
Communications:
  • McCurdy 9400 50x67 Plant Wide Matrix (Programmable)
  • 8 dedicated turrets in Studio.
  • Two IFBs normalled to studio.
  • Three channels of RF intercom.
  • CetecVega 2 pack system.
  • Telex 4 pack system.
  • Telephones at all key positions. Three analog phone lines in audio control room for cue circuits.
Audio:
  • SSL AW 200 Digital Console
  • 128 Inputs
  • capbable of mixing in all audio formats from mono to 7.1
  • Near field - Genelec 1031A

Audio Recording
  • iz Technologies Radar II 24 Track Disk Recorder
  • DigiDesign ProTools 10 w/HDX hardware –Tied to Avid ISIS networked storage

Audio Processing
  • Eventide DSP4000B Production Ultra Harmonizer
  • Lexicon PCM91 Digital Reverb
  • Lexicon PCM81 Digital Effects Processor
  • Lexicon PCM41 Digital Delay
  • Yamaha SPX90 Digital
  • Tube-Tech LCA2B Compressor
  • Manley Stereo Variable Mu Limiter/Compressor