Hebden Bridge, U.K. (October 11, 2013)—Outside broadcast company Token Creek Mobile Television is the first customer for Calrec’s Callisto audio console.
The Wisconsin-based OB company also purchased a Calrec Artemis Beam console. The Callisto will be installed in a new truck destined to cover high school and college sports and corporate and entertainment events, among others. The Artemis Beam has been installed in an existing HD unit that covers a variety of sports and entertainment events.
Token Creek ordered a Callisto console with 44 faders and a 64 x 64 mic/line, 72 AES, and four MADI I/O configuration, as well as a GPIO control option for a new truck that the company is building. Each of the console’s channel strips has only the most essential mechanical controls, featuring a fader, two flexible control cells, and a dedicated gain pot. Callisto uses Calrec’s award-winning Bluefin2 networking technology at its core, and the same integral 8192 x 8192 Hydra2 router as Calrec’s Apollo and Artemis consoles.
The Artemis Beam console has been installed in Token Creek’s Chippewa HD mobile unit. It is a 64-fader console configured for 256 x 256 MADI, 128 x 128 AES, and 64 x 64 analog I/O.
The Callisto console will make its U.S. debut at AES 2013, where it will be on display with the Artemis Beam and the rest of the Calrec line.