Palo Alto, CA (April 15, 2008)--Euphonix has announced that it has seen steady growth in System 5-B and Max Air console sales around world, including a surge across the United States.
"2008 is already surpassing our expectations. Around the world Euphonix consoles are being installed for all types of broadcast applications such as in OB trucks for HD sporting events, television shows and even the Olympic Games, and we couldn't be more pleased," commented Martin Kloiber, Euphonix CEO.
MPTV-PBS Milwaukee installed 24-fader Max Air with the DF66 SuperCore to be shared between two studios, one for local production and the other for live pledge drives. The station also outfitted its new HD truck with 40-fader Max Air for flawless remote broadcasting. WYCC-PBS Chicago just came online with a 56-fader Max Air with fully redundant DF66 SuperCores.
In Dallas, WFAA ordered a 40-fader Euphonix System 5-B. Also in Texas, clothing retailer JC Penney has purchased three Euphonix consoles, two Max Air consoles for in-store broadcasts such as employee training and cosmetic counter how-to videos, and a Euphonix Fusion for commercial post-production. New Orleans-based Jesse Duplantis Ministries has installed a 24-fader Fusion. The church will use the console to record weekly religious services live onto a Nuendo DAW rig and then for posting it for a worldwide audience on its Internet broadcast network later during the week.
Japanese broadcasting giant NHK has also landed stateside, outfitting a new HD OB truck with a 40-fader System 5B with a redundant DF66 DSP SuperCore. The truck, which will be based out of New York City, will primarily cover major league baseball teams that feature Japanese players and will also broadcast major U.S. sporting events such as the World Series and the Superbowl. The NHK OB truck will be on display during the NAB Show in Las Vegas, April 14-17.