The building blocks for your station
A modular, expandable, IP-based mixing system, Type R uses standard networking hardware and soft panels which can be tailored to operator needs. Its three hardware panels can create a variety of system types, it ties in with Calrec Assist for mixing in the cloud, and provides mix facilities for up to three independent mixers to hang off one system core.
Why you need a Type R for TV
Type R’s flexible IP core enables broadcasters to benefit from virtual working practices and automated broadcast workflows on a cost-effective SMPTE 2110-compliant IP backbone. Type R provides fully automated programming with real-time adjustment of unpredictable external factors, either via the web or via highly portable dedicated hardware elements.
Type R makes it easy to get hands on via the Calrec Assist web UI. If preferred, physical banks of faders can be added as well as adaptable soft panels which can be configured on the fly to meet changing requirements.
Automated broadcast environments provide significant Capex returns. Type R quickly connects with station automation systems, while operators can still tweak settings, such as adding dynamics to a mic input, via dedicated soft panels or via the Assist web UI.
Type R is an easy choice for broadcasters looking to invest in a full IP infrastructure with one eye on future development. Its range of DSP options can be changed as required and upgraded on the fly, while new panels can be quickly added by plugging in over POE.
Easy to configure
Physical controls consist of just three slimline panels: a fader panel, a large soft panel and a small soft panel. Touch-screen soft panels have colourful control elements; they can be customised as multi-function panels and changed on the fly.
Powerful and diverse
Type R’s range of DSP packs allow up to 3 x DSP mix engines to run independently on a single core at the same time. These can be remote from the core, creating a cost-effective option for broadcasters with multiple control rooms and those looking at remote working.
Licenced IP models
Type R has support for NMOS discovery and connection management (IS-04 v1.3 and IS-05: v1.1) and is SMPTE 2110 compliant, and has a range of licensed DSP options.
Type R R120
Type R R20
Type R R40
Type R R80
Description - - - - Autofader (AFV) Yes Yes Yes Yes Automixer 2 2 2 2 Aux Output Buses 16 8 16 16 DSP Processing Paths 166 42 78 126 Dynamics Compressor/Limiter on all direct outputs & mix minus outputs Compressor/Limiter on all direct outputs & mix minus outputs Compressor/Limiter on all direct outputs & mix minus outputs Compressor/Limiter on all direct outputs & mix minus outputs EQ 4 band full Parametric EQ + LF & HF filters with 12 or 24dB/octave slopes on every channel, group, aux and main 4 band full Parametric EQ + LF & HF filters with 12 or 24dB/octave slopes on every channel, group, aux and main 4 band full Parametric EQ + LF & HF filters with 12 or 24dB/octave slopes on every channel, group, aux and main Group Buses 3 3 3 3 Independent User Sections 1 1 1 1 Input Channels 120 20 40 80 Input Delay 64 of up to 5.4s 16 of up to 5.4s 20 of up to 5.4s 44 of up to 5.4s Insert Send and Returns 96 24 32 64 Integral Router 512² 512² 512² 512² IP Connectivity Yes Yes Yes Yes Main and Group Buses 30 14 22 30 Main Output Buses 8 8 8 8 Mix-Minus Outputs and Direct Outputs 96 24 32 64 Output Delay 64 of up to 5.4s 16 of up to 5.4s 20 of up to 5.4s 44 of up to 5.4s Path Delay 64 of up to 5.4s 16 of up to 5.4s 20 of up to 5.4s 44 of up to 5.4s Physical Faders 48 per surface 48 per surface 48 per surface 48 per surface Sidechain EQ 2 band para 2 band para 2 band para 2 band para Track/IFB Output Buses N/A N/A N/A N/A Track/IFB Sends per Path N/A N/A N/A N/A
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We used a Type R plus a computer for configuration. Calrec Assist allowed me to take control remotely if anything went wrong during the show. Type R has native SMPTE 2110 connectivity; undeniably the future of networked audio transport in broadcast production.
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