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TSL Introduces MADI Audio Solution At IBC2013

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TSL Products has announced it will introduce the SAM1 3GM+MADI Studio Audio Monitor at IBC2013 (Hall 10, Stand 10.B41).
The SAM1 3GM+MADI provides multiple source monitoring of up to 20 channels of audio from MADI, embedded HD-SDI, AES and analogue sources on a user-configurable screen.
"Until now, the choice of confidence monitoring devices incorporating MADI has been extremely limited," says Martin Dyster, Head of Audio for TSL Products.
"The new SAM was designed following a period of in-depth market consultation to deliver exactly what the industry has asked for regarding MADI. The main concern was how working in a mixed multichannel environment that can includes HD-SDI, MADI, AES and analogue audio makes quality assurance tricky.
"The SAM1 3GM+MADI is perfect for sound engineers checking on the integrity of their MADI signals, or broadcast studio engineers who use MADI to transport multiple channels of audio around a facility, and production operators involved in creating programming within studios or on OB trucks where MADI technology is implemented."
The user can create a tailor-made monitoring panel that gives access to channels via a rotary control. Channels can be defined as being mono, stereo or 5.1 downmixed group. The operator can mix multiple signals together and adjust individual mix levels, if required.
The SAM1 3GM+MADI features dual auto-sensing at 1080p resolution (60, 59, 94 and 50Hz) through HD/SDI video input. De-embedded audio monitoring is possible from the video HD/SDI data stream with intuitive selection from up to 16 audio channels in four groups.
MADI connectivity is through a single 54/64 channel MADI input/output with coax connections and single mode or multi-mode fibre option. The unit additionally offers 54/64 channel MADI 'reclocked' loop output via coax connection. Dedicated audio inputs include four AES (4 Pairs/8 Channel) and two analogue stereo inputs.
The unit also provides Ethernet capabilities for network connectivity, a USB connector and SD card slot for system updates and preset save/recall. Dual high resolution 2.4-inch screens for 20 bargraphs, setup and metadata display are provided with a generous range of user-selectable bargraph scales including BBC PPM, EBU PPM, EBU Digital, Nordic, VU and DIN.

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