September 1, 2006
For TV broadcaster Channel 31, Okno TV built a complete broadcasting center from the bottom up, starting from scratch, too, when it came to the planning and installation of the video, audio, intercom, lighting, cabling and other equipment a television studio needs in order to function. Naturally Telex/RTS products — including an ADAM CS with 16 ports, KP-32 and MKP-12 keypanels (plus the headsets and microphones to go with them) — figured prominently on the firm's shopping list, with the planners taking care to choose a system capable of being expanded easily, should this prove necessary, to meet the changing needs of the company.
A new studio complex being built in Novosibirsk for GTRK also needed fitting out with new equipment, and here, as at Channel 31, Okno TV opted for an ADAM CS with sixteen ports, KP-12 and MKP-12 keypanels, and the requisite number of headsets and microphones. Once again, the ease with which the system can be expanded was one of the key arguments in its favor.
The English-speaking broadcaster Russia Today also commissioned Okno TV to equip its latest studio with new equipment. An ADAM CS with sixty-four ports as well as KP-12, MKP-12 and BKP-4 key panels was installed, complemented by a BTR-800 system, 4-wire connections and several TIF-2000 units as well as microphones and headphones. For its Arabic-language broadcasting operations, Russia Today opted for a CRONUS 64 x 64, which it combines with its existing ADAM CS and KP-32, MKP-12 and BKP-4 keypanels. The company is already discussing the possibility of linking the matrices using a Trunkmaster TM-2000.
For RTRK of Kazakhstan, Okno TV has constructed three studios in different locations, with the studios linked by intercom systems. Here the choice was for a Zeus II with MKP-12 keypanels, a TIF-2000 digital telephone interface, and four-wire connections.
Finally, for the newly established news broadcaster Vesti-24, an existing ADAM matrix was expanded through the addition of 24 further ports supplemented by KP-32 and MKP-12 keypanels, and PAP-32, LCP-102 and TIF-2000 systems.