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24/02/2015

phoenix Announces Upgrade To Full HD Operation

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German public broadcaster phoenix has announced it is upgrading to full HD operation.

phoenix has selected Snell IQ Modular to provide the quality and reliability essential for broadcast operations.

The order includes a total of 125 modular units housed in just 16 3RU enclosures, covering analog and digital (3G/HD) DAs, synchronizers, and audio Mux and Demux, as well as 3G/HD synchronized changeover switches featuring automatic failover. All IQ Modular units feature Snell's RollCall enterprise-wide intelligent system control and monitoring as standard, as well as SNMP, which enables them to integrate with third party control and monitoring systems. The phoenix IQ infrastructure is being installed and commissioned in two phases to allow normal working to continue uninterrupted during the upgrade process. The first phase of the HD upgrade – the production system – is already complete, with the studios on track to go fully HD this summer.

"Snell IQ Modular has given us years of reliable performance in our facility, so choosing Snell again for our HD upgrade was a natural step for us," said Wolfgang Linden, WDR production engineer, who is overseeing the project. "Reliability and quality are the two key attributes required of broadcast infrastructure, along with comprehensive control and monitoring to ensure that everything is operating as it should be and to enable quick intervention when changes are required or problems encountered. IQ Modular delivers on all fronts."

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