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Audio Mobile Truck

The Vancouver audio truck is equipped to handle your remote audio requirements, it offers audio production technology in a self contained package.

Specifications
Recording Console
  • Studer Vista 7
  • 40 physical faders, 6 layers for a total of 240 faders, full automation
  • 48 Studer mic preamps, 8 external Millenia mic preamps
  • 214 Analog / AES and 112 MADI for a total of 326 physical input ports
  • 164 Analog / AES and 88 MADI for a total of 252 physical output ports
  • Stereo and Surround configs
  • 5.1 surround sound monitoring
Recorders / Storage Mediums
  • Pro Tools HD V10 Recorder with lots of Plugins
  • 2 iZ RADAR 24/96 24tk SCSI & DVD combo drives
  • 1 JoCo Blackbox 64trk MADI recorder
  • 2 Tascam CD-Rw901SL HHB CD-R 830 CD Recorders
  • 1 Denon Compact Disc Player
Monitoring System
  • Main Genelec 1031A
  • Surround Genelec 1030A
  • Subwoofer KRK Rokit 10S
Ancillary Equipment
  • 1 Lexicon 300 Digital Reverb
  • 1 Lexicon PCM70 Digital Reverb
  • 1 T.C. Electronics 6000 Digital Reverb with Icon controller
  • 1 T.C. Electronics 3000 Digital Reverb
  • 1 T.C. Electronics Finalizer 96K Processor
  • 1 Aphex Dominator Stereo Compressor
  • 6 UREI 1176LN Compressors
  • 1 Millennia HV3-D 8 channel mic preamp
  • 2 x 24" Dell Monitors
  • 1 x 2-channel clear-com
  • 4 Motorola CP200 transceivers (integrated to clear-com)
Microphones
  • Audio drum pack
  • 4 shure SM 58As
  • 4 sennheiser ME-66 shotguns
  • 4 radial JDI DI's
Cabling and I/O
  • 1 x 290' 32 pr mass snake (powered drum)
  • 1 x 240' 32 pr mass snake (powered drum)
  • 2 x 150' 32 pr mass snakes
  • 1 x 100' 32 pr mass snake
  • 2 x 32 ch stage boxes (1 with 32 xformer splits and 1 with 24 xformer splits)
  • 1 x 350' com/video snake (powered drum)
  • Multiple analog and digital O/Ps
  • AES and Video sync I/Ps
  • Optical MADI legacy console connections
  • Sony BRC-300 remote controlled camera
  • many mic stands and cables
Truck Specs and Power
  • height: 12 ft 6 in
  • width: 96 in
  • length: 31 ½ ft
  • power train: 275 hp caterpillar diesel with a 5 speed alison automatic c/w overdriver
  • maximum GVW = 15,876 kg or 35,000 lbs
  • 5 tons of air conditioning
  • Power needs: 60 amp single phase 220V
  • Cam lock or 4 pin joy (joy cabling on board)
  • Onboard power
  • 12 kilowatt Cummins quiet diesel generator
  • 6KVA UPS
  • 200 amp DC service