What is it? A digital wireless transmitter with timecode-referenced audio recorder. DetailsThe TRX900LT, launched in April 2010, combines wireless transmission, recording, and remote control receiving functions into a single lower-cost system for the production of episodic television, motion pictures and live broadcast events. Designed to be extremely lightweight and durable, the TRX900LT is housed in a high-strength, impact-resistant nylon polymer casing that provides protection from both corrosion and water damage.Like all technologies in Zaxcom’s TRX product line, the TRX900LT features 100-percent digital transmission for audio quality that rivals hard-wired systems. All audio transmissions from the TRX900LT are fully encrypted to eliminate the possibility of production audio interception and theft. www.zaxcom.com
The end for analogue broadcast consoles?
Sometimes the world changes without people realising - until the fact is pointed out to them. The announcement by Calrec Audio that it is discontinuing production of analogue consoles confirms what has been happening over the past five years, that digital has overcome all the technical and operational objections to become the mixing technology of choice. Kevin Hilton reports.