Norcross, GA & New Orleans, LA (August 5, 2005)–Klotz Digital Audio Systems announced that it has sold a 16-fader Aeon radio on-air console to the NBA’s New Orleans Hornets. The Aeon console will allow the New Orleans Hornets broadcast facility to have more simultaneous channels in direct access, a feature that is of interest to all sports and news talk oriented radio networks.
The new console will be utilized for both master control and production usage for the New Orleans Hornets Radio Network which covers New Orleans and Gulf Coast Region of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. Lew Shuman, director of broadcasting for The New Orleans Hornets stated that they upgraded to Aeon console in part because of the reputation of Klotz Digital Audio Systems and because of the value, features and benefits the console offers at a price that is hard to beat. “The Hornets will never run out of uses for the new Aeon,” Shuman stated. The Aeon console will be put into use in October 2005.
The continuing success of the Aeon radio on-air console has now seen 100 Aeon installations worldwide since the product rollout in December 2004. Aeon is a cost-effective high-performance mixing solution designed to meet the budgets of organizations wanting to step up to a fully digital broadcast console. The Aeon console is equipped with an integrated state-of-the-art router, which opens up users to full audio networking. This dynamic audio matrix has the ability to assign any signal anywhere and offers powerful macro programming, snapshot and preset management and mix-minus capabilities for complex broadcasting requirements.