Four new Calrec Brios take wing in VER flypacks

VER, a global provider of production equipment and solutions, has added four brand-new Calrec Audio Brio compact desks to its operation. The Calrec Brios raise VER’s Calrec inventory to 13 consoles that are shipped in rental flypacks to broadcasters and production companies for coverage of a variety of live sports and entertainment events. “Over several […]


Craft Interview: Xavier Fontaine

Our latest Craft Interview is with AMP VISUAL TV’s Xavier Fontaine, who talks us through the challenges of broadcasting one of the world’s most gruelling major motor events – the annual Le Mans 24 hour race – in the worlds biggest outside broadcast truck. Even as a child, Xavier was passionate about audio and hi-fi, leading him to […]


Remote Production with Pac 12

San Francisco’s Pac-12 Networks leads the field in remote broadcasting, with a unique Production Model, which allows it to broadcast more than 850 live events every year. Over the last four years, Pac-12 Networks has developed this model of broadcasting and is now inspiring others to do the same – in fact, its model is the […]


Calrec Craft Profile: Paul Special

Paul Special is a Freelance Broadcast Music Mixer who is regularly found mixing bands for ABC’s Good Morning America at Times Square Studios in New York. He also mixes music for other ABC shows including The View, as well as shows for different networks like 106 & Park for BET, and You Oughta Know for […]


Calrec Craft Profile: Marco Pelloni

Marco Pelloni started his career in 1976 at Radio Victory in Portmouth, UK, before joining Southern Sound Radio in Brighton and then LBC news radio in London. This was still an era when copy from the news room was typed up on a typewriter and hand-delivered to the studio on carbon copy paper….and this was where Marco first […]


Calrec Craft Profile: Hugh Healy

We’re back with a new run of our popular Craft Interviews, and we’re delighted to be kicking off this new series with someone who not only is a completely brilliant audio engineer, but also a really lovely fellow: Hugh Healy. Like most people who work in audio for television, NEP’s Hugh Healy’s journey began with […]


Crafty Catch Up

We learned a new word this week: ultracrepidarian, “a person who criticizes, judges, or gives advice outside the area of his or her expertise.” Well, we have no time for that nonsense. We’re far too busy talking to our very knowledgeable customers about stuff they do understand. In fact, some time ago it occurred to us that we should […]


Calrec Craft Profile: The London Studios

The London Studios (TLS) is on London’s South Bank, right next door to the National Theatre and a stones throw from that weird-looking  OXO Tower. It is ITV’s main capital studio facility and was built in 1972. It has six studios and is home to some truly massive LE shows such as Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway, […]