Nashville, TN (March 16, 2009)–Harrison Consoles reports that the company has sold a variety of MPC4 and Trion systems to post production facilities in the US, Russia and Germany recently.
Sony Pictures in Culver City, CA has purchased three more MPC4-D consoles, bringing its total to 13. Stage 6 and Stage 7 feature 144-fader and 132-fader, three-operator surfaces respectively, with 672 inputs feeding 336 processing channels utilizing Harrison’s latest Xrange processing system. The third console, in the Cary Grant Theater, features a 184-fader, three-operator surface with 768 inputs feeding 384 processing channels. The system also includes a dual set of Harrison’s film-specific plug-ins and bus limiters. Ninety-six channels of Harrison’s IKIS Direct provide simultaneous Ethernet control of multiple Pro Tools systems.
Russian film facility Mosfilm has installed a Harrison MPC4-D with 96 input strips in its main dubbing theater, along with a 16-fader Trion console with 64 digital channels for Foley, plus two additional Trion consoles for use in their ADR facilities. The MPC4-D is the largest such film console ever sold by Harrison outside of Hollywood and will span more than eight meters with a dual operator configuration.
CinePostproduction Bavaria Bild & Ton in Germany boasts one of Europe’s most modern sound studios, with three Harrison consoles: an MPC4-D, a Series12, and an MPC. The facility is upgrading the 96-fader MPC4-D in Studio A with a new Xrange DSP system incorporating 240 channels of 64-bit Xrange DSP including Xtools, bus limiters, and a film monitoring system. The system will also be upgraded to the latest Linux-based IKIS automation system.
Metrix Studios in Halle, Germany has installed a 32-fader Trion post mixing console with two touch-sensitive, motorized joysticks. Metrix uses Harrison’s Xdubber destructive stem recorder as the final recorder, which provides 64 channels of 32-bit floating-point recording directly from the Trion console using Gigabit Ethernet I/O.