Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share

PLM Powers For European TV Dance Show

Lab.gruppen's acclaimed PLM (Powered Loudspeaker Management) range have been deployed for the live studio broadcast finals of the hit TV show So You Think You Can Dance? in Holland and Belgium.
A number of PLM 10000Q and the brand new PLM 20000Q have been supplied to TV production company Kanakna Productions as part of a substantial live PA system, which also includes Lab.gruppen’s FP+ series, by lighting and sound supplier Eventec.
The hit reality TV show has eight finals shows broadcast live on Dutch TV network RTL and VTM in Belgium, from Studio 1 at Aalsmeer, just outside Amsterdam.
The first of the live finals took place on 10th October, with the grand final on 28th November.
Eventec supplied all sound and lighting for the show, with the audio system based around Seeburg Acoustic Line Galeo XT tops and subs, powered by racks of Lab.gruppen PLM and FP+ and controlled via Dolby Lake DLP and Lake Controller software, running off PC but controlled from an Apple iPad running VNC (remote desktop control).
Two racks each containing a single PLM 10000Q and PLM 20000Q are all that’s required to comfortably drive a total of 12 x Seeburg Acoustic Line Galeo tops and 8 x Galeo subs.
A third rack comprising of the same units is being used to drive some additional elements such as a loudspeaker cluster for the judges' position.
Monitor wedges and some additional fills around the studio floor area are powered by a pair of racks each containing Lab.gruppen FP 10000Q and third party processing and control.
Eventec’s Wijnand Mol commented on the reasons behind their Lab.gruppen preference: "With the Lab.gruppen amps, we can do everything. Whether it’s a small system like 2 x tops with 2 × 18” subs or whether it’s a large line array with subs, just one rack does the job.
"For the studio setups like this, it’s great to have full control that Lake provides, and it can all be driven on an iPad! Not to mention of course the high power output of the PLM gives us so much headroom and packs 4 × 2500 W and 4 × 4500 W on a single rack weighing just 30 kilos."
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

ENCO Expands Live Audio Playout Range With HotShot3
ENCO has expanded its live audio playout range with the latest version of HotShot. HotShot3, ENCO's audio playback appliance, is returning to IBC afte
Profanity Delay For SeeSaw Streaming For England Rugby
Time Delay TV provided its profanity delay equipment for the live stream from the England rugby in Twickenham. The broadcast was transmitted for O2, a
Movietech Supports 10-Part TV Show
Movietech has revealed that it has been working alongside the production teams delivering the new drama series, Electric Dreams: The World of Philip K
InTheBox, Gospel TV Launch Their First TV Channels With Veset's Cloud Playout
InTheBox and Gospel TV have announced the launch of their first TV channels using Veset Nimbus, the channel creation platform. InTheBox has introduced
NFTS Launches Live TV Simulator Course
The National Film and Television School (NFTS) has launched a Live TV Simulator Sports Production course in partnership with HBS Broadcast Academy, th
Yahoo Sport Commissions New Football Show
Yahoo Sport has commissioned a new weekly football series that is hosted by Colin Murray and Dion Dublin. For The Win is the first series greenlit in
Barnfind Brings Enhancements To IBC Show
Barnfind Technologies will use IBC2017 to unveil a number of enhancements to its BarnOne and BarnMini ranges, it has been announced. New for Europe at
Production News : Paddy McGuinness To Host New Talent Show
BBC One has announced details of a new talent show, Even Better Than The Real Thing. Hosted by Paddy McGuinness, the 60-minute special will celebrate
Production News : New Online Comedy Show Announced By Channel 4
Channel 4's online comedy showcase highlighting the brightest new comedy stars and freshest TV ideas returns with a brand new three - part bite-sized
TNP Broadcasts Live For PoloCam TV
TNP Broadcast has provided IP Uplinks, signal routing and multiple feeds using its new IP VR360 Uplink and 4K production vehicle for the 2017 Queens C
Chilean TV Channel Produces FIFA Football In Russia Live
Clear-Com® has announced that the Chilean national broadcaster, Red Televisiva Megavision S.A. (Mega), uses Eclipse digital matrix system with IP-enab
Updated Lake Controller Delivers Greater Flexibility
Sweden-based Lake has just announced the release of an update to the company's proprietary Lake Controller software. This latest version (v5.6) includ
Production News : BBC Announces New Live Broadcast Music Show
The BBC has announced a brand new six-part music series to be broadcast live on BBC One this autumn and featuring the biggest UK and international mus
Profanity Delay For The MTV EMAs 2017
Once again, Time Delay TV has supplied the profanity delay equipment to Viacom/MTV for the MTV European Music Awards in London. The broadcast was tran
Spanish Broadcaster Uses DPA Microphones On Reality TV Show
Spanish broadcaster RTVE selected DPA Microphones to use on its reality TV Show 'Operación Triunfo'. DPA's d:facto 4018V Vocal Microphone was chosen f