|DSP Processing Paths||Up to 2384|
|Input Channels||Up to 2048|
|Track/IFB Sends per Path||4|
|Aux Output Buses||Up to 48 from pool of 48 mono legs|
|Mix-Minus Outputs and Direct Outputs||Up to 512|
|Input Delay||Up to 5.4s per input from pool of 256 mono legs|
|Insert Send and Returns||Pool of 1024|
|Path Delay||Up to 5.4s per path|
|Output Delay||Up to 5.4s per path|
|Main Output Busses||Up to 16 from Main/Group pool of 192 mono legs|
|Audio Group Busses||Up to 48 from Main/Group pool of 192 mono legs|
|Track/IFB Output Buses||Up to 96 from a pool of 96 mono legs|
|Direct/ Mix-Minus Outputs per Channel/Group||Up to 4 outputs from a pool of 512 mono legs|
|EQ on Channels, Groups, Mains, Auxes & Tracks||6 full bands of parametric EQ/filters|
|Surface Cooling||Convection. Completely fanless design|
ARGO | The new standard for broadcast audio
Argo comes in two sizes; the larger Argo Q model has two mid-level rows of interchangeable panels and the compact Argo S model has one mid-level row.
- Simple, intuitive, IP native surface with supercharged DSP
- Flexible Interchangeable panels and configurable layouts – Any panel can be placed anywhere
Why you need an Argo
Argo is Calrec’s new approach to audio mixing and the result of 60 years of expertise and research & development in the science of broadcast audio. Argo boasts native IP connectivity based on industry-wide standards, supercharged DSP with 1000s of DSP paths, and an ultra-modern and user-definable control surface. Argo is the next-generation audio console for all broadcasters, suiting a range of needs, from the largest global sporting events to automated / semi-automated news environments and flagship entertainment shows. With all this and more, Calrec’s Argo will surpass your needs well into the future.
1. Flexible, simple & intuitive all-new surface design
Up to 240 faders per system. Short learning curve with familiar Assist application. Intuitive use of colour and digital scribble strip.
2. Any panel, anywhere
Choose from dual fader, rotary control, monitoring or loudspeaker panels - all panels are interchangeable within the same frame and between Argo Q & Argo S.
3. Supercharged DSP
Based on Calrec's ImPulse core with max DSP capacity extended to up to 2384 DSP paths for the most demanding, immersive productions.
4. More of what you need, where you need it
EQ and dynamics now available on all Auxes and Tracks. Addition of stereo automixer, Ducker and variable slopes.
5. Remote control
Calrec’s Assist application is built into Argo, along with remote surface options and True Control.
6. IP native and IT friendly
From the ground up, Argo is IP-native based on ST2110 with surface sections and surface to core links on standard COTS switches.
7. Resilient & redundant
Argo has no system PC. Each section is fully self-sufficient, and of course, dual PSUs, dual control links and ST2022-7 as standard.
Simple UI for customising unique user controller layouts.
Fanless surface mounted I/O options, video input per meter screen for Waves, 3rd party meters (RTW) or preview monitor.
Take a look at our comprehensive AoIP training sessions, delivered by our IP Network Specialist. This certified IP series covers everything a broadcast facility needs to know about IP, how it works and the effect it is having on our industry.
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Argo is a next-generation digital control surface and it is the result of over 50 years of research, UI, investigation, talking to our customers about the best workflows for working with a digital assignable console. It has been designed to be what you want it to be, the interchangeable panels allow you to position whatever you want, where you want and things to scale and flex as you need it to.
Senior Product Manager at Calrec