Over the last 50 years, Calrec has earned a reputation for innovation and has a history of technological world firsts:
1977: Designed the world’s first stereo broadcast console.
1978: Launched the Soundfield microphone, the world’s first single-point surround microphone.
1981: Supplied the world’s first digitally controlled assignable mixing console.
2007: Launched Bluefin, the first FPGA-based high-density DSP card which improved efficiency by 5,000%.
2009: Unveiled Bluefin2 to increase DSP capacity to 1020 channels.
2009: Launched Hydra2, routing networks with control software to intelligently manage all routing.
2018: Launched the ImPulse IP processing and routing engine, retrofittable to existing Calrec consoles to provide simple IP upgrades.
We’ve been busy being part of the broadcast community for over 50 years, and we’re still busy shaping the future of it.
Alongside DiGiCo, Allen & Heath and SSL, Calrec is part of the Audiotonix group of British console companies.