Close ☰
Menu ☰

NBC Olympics choose Calrec

Posted on: Tuesday 13th of February 2018

CalrecAudio_NBC_Olympics_StudioA_smNBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group,  selected Calrec Audio’s Summa, Artemis Ray, and Brio digital audio consoles to provide audio mixing for its production of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, which take place in PyeongChang, South Korea, 8-25 February. Calrec Audio supplied a Summa console for the prime-time audio control room in NBC’s production compound at the International Broadcast Centre in PyeongChang. In addition, NBC uses a 56-fader Artemis Ray as its primary console at the sliding venues in the mountain resort of Alpensia for coverage of bobsled and luge events. A 72-fader Artemis Ray served as the primary console at the speed-skating venue and indoor venues at the coastal city of Gangneung. A Calrec RP1 remote production system and a compact Brio console supported operations at the coastal studio, giving NBC Olympics the ability to control the production remotely from multiple control rooms in its headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut.

“We are very happy to once again have Calrec support our production of the Winter Games, this time in PyeongChang,” said Karl Malone, director, sound design, NBC Olympics. “We continue to take full advantage of the new Calrec technologies, having used Calrec AoIP modular cards in Brazil, and now Calrec ‘Waves’ modular cards in South Korea. We are very fortunate to also have Calrec’s latest Brio and RP1 systems to facilitate NBC’s production.”

“It’s an honour to continue working with NBC Olympics for its award-winning coverage. With each Olympic Winter Games, NBC continues to push the boundaries of sports audio, and PyeongChang is no exception,” said Dave Letson, vice president of sales, Calrec Audio. “As we did with the Rio Games in 2016, we’ll offer an innovative and fully networked audio operation connected with Dante on a Hydra2 network and supported by our team.”



Latest News & Blog articles

  • Based on the design of the company’s 6066 Subminiature Headsets, DPA‘s two new options feature the brand’s 5mm round microphone capsule, for use in broadcast, worship, theatre and conferencing. Providing a one-size-fits-all design, and adjustable height and boom length, the 4466 and 4488 headsets accommodate a wide range of head sizes. They also employ a […]
  • Rising pop producer Pete Rycroft (aka Lostboy) has seen chart-topping success in the UK during lockdown thanks to work undertaken in his private studio, which is built around a Patch software-driven analogue routing system. “When Covid hit, I was really lucky to have this space to work in,” he says. “The first thing I did […]
  • The Birmingham, UK-based Audio Suite facility has made a move to a historic building in the City’s Jewellery quarter and appointed engineer, mixer and producer Marcus Byrne as director of UK audio post-production. The move will see a master control room with Avid HDX2 running Pro Tools Ultimate through an Avid D-Command ES console, coupled […]
  • A group led by producer Harvey Mason Jr (left). has acquired Burbank’s neighbouring Evergreen and Enterprise Studios, and is in the process of installing two new SSL Duality Fuse consoles in order continue targeting high-profile recording, film and television projects
. The five-time Grammy nominated producer, songwriter and movie producer has also taken on the twin […]
  • Rob Burrell is a double Grammy winner for his work as a mix engineer on gospel records, but he says he’s made sure to stay flexible in the projects he takes on in his Nashville studio. One look at his long list of projects and collaborators shows that he has been successful in that, and […]
  • Avid and Dolby today announced a joint venture to launch the first Pro Tools-centric Dolby Atmos training course and certification. Accessed through the Avid Learning Partners program, the self-paced, blended training course will cover the integration of the Dolby Atmos Renderer with Avid’s flagship audio software. Comprised of 40 hours of self-learning and 18 hours […]
  • Cinevideo SRL, a leading Italian provider of outside broadcasting (OB) production services, has chosen Riedel solutions to provide crew communications onboard its brand-new UHD-12G OB van. Riedel’s install includes an Artist-1024 digital matrix supporting a Bolero wireless intercom system. Roberto Buonomo, Technical Manager of Cinevideo says he opted for the Artist-1024 in order to get […]
  • Angel Studios, which closed last year after 40 years as a prime London recording location, has been leased as the new home for Abbey Road Studios’ education division, Abbey Road Institute. It was rumoured that the Islington site would be redeveloped into accommodation in the wake of the closure, but Abbey Road’s intervention will ensure […]
Translate »