Essential Buyers Guides: Don’t get short-changed on DSP

By Mike Reddick, European Sales Manager, Calrec Most guides to buying audio consoles recommend looking at channel facilities; how many you need and what your future requirements might be. This is of course very sensible, but Calrec’s European Sales Manager Mike Reddick tells us that not all channel counts are created equal. If you are asking […]


Training tutorials launch Brio users off the starting blocks

Calrec has launched a series of tutorial videos to demonstrate just how easy the all-new Brio console is to use, and to help Brio owners get up to speed quickly. At under two minutes each, the films are designed to teach users how to perform fundamental operational tasks — for example, “Assigning Audio Paths to […]


Calrec gets top grades at Penn State’s WPSU

PBS affiliate WPSU at Penn State University has gone live with a brand-new Summa digital mixing console. The installation is the realisation of several years of research and planning by WPSU Facilities Manager Kerry Trout (pictured), and the Summa is the latest link in WPSU’s ongoing drive to upgrade and modernise its broadcasting facility. “I […]


Summa gives students an edge

Husson University’s New England School of Communications (NESCom) in Bangor, Maine, has installed a Summa audio console to give its video production and audio engineering students hands-on experience on an industry-standard desk. The Summa gives students a competitive edge when they graduate — a benefit more universities are starting to recognise. “A huge advantage of […]


Summa audio console provides hands-on learning at Chabot College

Chabot College, an accredited community college in California, has installed a Calrec Summa audio console in the TV studio at its media centre. Chabot College broadcasting students can now train using the same desk as the local CBS affiliate and many others in the broadcast industry. Having professional standard equipment also gives the college a […]


Jack of All Trades

My name is Jack, and I was asked to write a short community post to the Calrec website about my work experience placement there. On the 19th October, I began my week at Calrec. Ideally situated about three minutes walk from my house, I thought it would be a good place to work for a week. […]


Bringing Golf up to Par – driving the changes with Calrec’s Fieldbox

This article was first published in Resolution magazine, V14.3, May 2015 Back in the 1980’s we were confident of several indefensible truths: 1. Robots were going to take over the world, just as soon as they became self-aware, which was any day. 2. Back to the Future was an accurate representation of what life would […]


Calrec Introduces Free Online Training on Summa Console

A free, comprehensive program of online training videos on Summa, Calrec’s newest audio console has been launched at The training course is designed to educate operators on the complete setup and use of the console, as well as on design philosophies and general audio engineering principles. The Summa training course is divided into six modules, which […]