New York, NY (April 26, 2012)–Calrec Audio has supplied six Artemis audio mixing consoles to NBC Olympics to provide audio mixes to the U.S. during the 2012 London Olympic Games from London, England, July 27 – Aug. 12, 2012.
Two 64-fader Artemis Shine consoles and two 24-fader Artemis Beam consoles will be used in the International Broadcast Centre (IBC) for main feeds. The remaining two 40-fader Artemis Beam consoles will be used at the Basketball Arena in Stratford, and for volleyball at Earls Court.
Bob Dixon, director, sound design and communications, NBC Olympics said, “We are delighted to be working with Calrec on the 2012 London Olympic Games. Since 1996, they have become part of our Olympic family. Their products have been very reliable, and designed to meet the demands of a large production. Their support has become the model of ‘Being there for the customer.'”
MADI interfaces will be used at the venues to receive audio feeds from the host broadcaster, as well as feeds to and from NBC Olympics’ recording rooms where many audio channels are involved.
NBC Olympics has won 91 Emmy Awards for its Olympics coverage. Nine of the top 11 most-watched U.S. television events of all-time are Olympic Games presented across the networks of NBCUniversal. The Beijing Summer Olympics rank number one with 215 million viewers.