Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
04/11/2021

Custom Consoles Completes Module-R Lite Control Desks

News Image
Custom Consoles has announced the completion of two dual-operator Module-R Lite technical control desks for a major Swiss television broadcaster.

The desks have been integrated into a control room at the network's Geneva studios.

"We have completed many successful projects for this client over the years," says sales manager Gary Fuller. "We normally install Module-R and Module-R Lite furniture on customers' premises but coronavirus regulations this year motivated the network's technical team to assemble the desks themselves. All went well. The desks are configured for use in very space-efficient bridge configuration."

Largest of the two new additions is a 4 metre wide x 2.5 metre front-to-back L-shaped desk with nine bays including a 13U equipment storage pod forming the left-hand support pillar. A 6U desktop equipment pod is positioned above this bay, set at a 45 degree horizontal angle. An audio production mixer is set into the worktop. Six 24 inch video monitor display panels are mounted along the desk rear, each supported by an Ergotron operator-adjustable support arm. Nearfield active loudspeakers are centrally positioned on the longer of the two desk wings.

The second desk is 3 metres wide x 1 metre front-to-back with five bays plus a 13U equipment cabinet forming the right-hand pillar, in turn supporting a 6U desktop equipment pod. This desk is fitted with three Ergotron-mounted 24 inch video monitor displays and two centrally positioned loudspeakers. Both desks are equipped with knee-level storage bays for computers and related equipment.

Widely used throughout the broadcast industry, Custom Consoles Module-R offers a high level of choice in terms of desk size, configuration and facilities plus the freedom to expand or reconfigure desks at any time during their working life. Auxiliary pods of various sizes for broadcast industry standard 19 inch rack-mounting equipment can be specified for Module-R desks during the initial order or added as required. Individual elements such as desktops can be replaced easily. The inherent modularity of Module-R desks makes relocation relatively easy if or when a control suite is relocated.

Module-R design options include single, double or triple width base units, 15, 30, 45 or 90 degree angled corner units or curved desk sections at any specified radius. Control panels of practically any size and depth can be embedded into the desktop during installation or later. Equipment such as computers can be accommodated inside the desks and are easily accessible via removable front and rear cover panels. Power and signal cables can be fully integrated within every Module-R desk via transverse ducts across each frame and vertical ducts through the supporting legs.

Brush-strip-protected slots running the entire width of each desktop allow easy connection of cables to and from IT devices such as computer keyboards and tracking tools. Predrilled monitor mounts are included as standard along the rear of every Module-R frame. Customers can add, remove or relocate monitors to match changes in operating procedure during the desk's lifetime.

www.customconsoles.co.uk
VMI.TV Ltd

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

18/08/2008
Custom Consoles Studio Furniture Chosen By Teuve In Barcelona
UK-based furniture design and manufacturer Custom Consoles has announced the completion of a major broadcast furniture installation for Teuve, one of
27/10/2015
Custom Consoles Selected For Studio Project In Azerbaijan
A leading broadcast systems integrator based in Azerbaijan has chosen Custom Consoles Module-R desks and Media Wall monitor display mounts for a major
19/11/2008
Custom Consoles Completes Large-Scale Module-R Furniture Project For AABC Kuala Lumpur
Custom Consoles has completed the second of two major contracts to supply studio furniture for Malaysia-based broadcaster Astro All Asia Networks. Bot
21/06/2024
Miller Tripods Provides Rental House With Equipment Options For Filmmakers
DeHaven Camera is a boutique rental house in Los Angeles that offers a broad range of equipment to upcoming filmmakers. Eric DeHaven, co-owner of DeHa
29/05/2024
NBC Elevates Broadcasting Quality With Lawo IP-Based Equipment Installation
Nestled in southwestern Africa, Namibia boasts a landscape defined by vast deserts, rugged mountains, and expansive savannahs. Among its most iconic f
11/03/2009
Custom Consoles Completes Major Bespoke Furniture Contract For Discovery Channel
Custom Consoles has announced the completion of a contract for six fully-bespoke technical desks which have been installed at the London studios of Di
08/02/2008
Custom Consoles Completes Installation Of Radio Studio Desks For BBC Wales Broadcasting House
Custom Consoles has completed the design and installation of four bespoke radio studio desks for Broadcasting House, Llandaff, the Cardiff headquarter
03/12/2018
Custom Consoles Reports Surge In Demand For Technical Desks
Custom Consoles has reported a surge in demand from broadcasters for technical desks and monitor screen mounting systems. Highlights of 2018 included
19/12/2017
BFV's Big Interview: Custom Consoles
Established in February 1996 and based in Leighton Buzzard, Custom Consoles was originally incorporated as a specialist manufacturer to the broadcast
24/01/2022
Custom Consoles Announces Highly Successful Year
Custom Consoles has reported a highly successful year across all five of its main market sectors: broadcast, network operation control, process contro
26/11/2014
Successful Year For Custom Consoles
Custom Consoles have reported a successful 2014 with sustained strong demand for its range of technical furniture for use in broadcast control rooms a
01/06/2017
Custom Consoles Completes Project For RTL City
Custom Consoles has completed a major studio furniture project for RTL City, one of Europe's largest broadcast media centres. The new building is also
02/09/2021
Elevate Broadcast Selects Custom Consoles Control Room And Studio Desks
Elevate Broadcast has selected Custom Consoles control room and studio desks as part of a large-scale project for an APAC free-to-air television and r
13/01/2015
Gearhouse Selects Custom Consoles For Australian Open
Gearhouse Broadcast has selected Custom Consoles' Module-R technical control furniture for a flyaway production system at the 2015 Australian Open ten
22/03/2017
Custom Consoles Delivers Second Project For CERN
Custom Consoles has completed its second technical control desk project at CERN's headquarters. The project includes the design and installation of th