London, UK (June 28, 2013)-Sound supervisor Adrian Harding-Jones used Harman's Studer Vista 1 digital console with VistaMix automatic mic mixing for the seventh series of ITV's game show, The Chase.
This was one of several changes for the game show, which for this series relocated from its traditional home-the London Studios on the South Bank-to Teddington Studios. Harding-Jones' company, Audio Design Inspiration, joined forces with Tony Revell Sound. In addition to VistaMix, it was also the first time a Cedar DNS8 Live had been used as a mic noise suppressor on individual microphones.
According to Harding-Jones, "I was looking for [a] desk that would easily fit into a tight control room without the need for a hardwired installation. Having all connectivity on the desk, along with the small footprint, made the Vista 1 an ideal solution."
Harding-Jones mixes eight radio mics, three stereo channels of music playback/grams and two channels of VT on The Chase. A further 15 channel sends to VT allow sample accurate timing of all elements being recorded.