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10/10/2019

US Sanctioning Body Of Motor Sports Selects Calrec's Summa

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The United States' largest sanctioning body of motor sports selected Calrec Audio's Summa digital broadcast audio console for its studio upgrade.

"Calrec’s reputation for sports coverage throughout the industry speaks volumes and made us the leading contender in their upgrade process,” says Rob Lewis, National Technical Sales, Calrec Audio. "As the most relied on brand in US sports, many existing A1s are already very familiar with mixing on Calrec consoles."

The Summa is designed for live broadcast applications with a focus on instinctive operation, which is perfectly suited to the high-speed action of American car racing. Control is via a 17-inch multi-touchscreen inspired by familiar tablet technology, with a straightforward interface that uses established finger gestures to navigate the system. Bluefin2 technology gives Summa a pool of 180- or 128-channel processing paths, eight groups, four mains, 16 auxes and 32 tracks, ensuring that it captures all the action of action sports. Its Hydra2 core provides Summa with the same integral router technology as the Apollo and Artemis consoles, which are also popular in live broadcasting.

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