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InSOUND
Allen & Heath’s XB-14 Radio Broadcast Mixer
The Allen & Heath XB-14 is designed for a broad range of applications from small radio or internet broadcast studios, to larger studios with multiple rooms, hospital radio, university radio and community radio. The XB-14 is equipped with an array of features specifically for broadcasters, including telephone communication modules for telephone callers, mic fader start sensing for external connection, internal automatic muting of the speaker outputs and stereo channel start/cue outputs for CD deck transport control. The XB-14’s two-stage pre-amp design, offers an expansive a n d controlled gain range (69dB). Most of the gain comes from the first stage, so unwanted noise is kept to a minimum, and the second stage is padless, with line level signals simply plugged in using the input jack socket, which means lower noise when using the line input. The XB-14 is equipped with a 3-band equaliser circuit on each mono input and a two-band EQ on the Telco and stereo channels. The frequency and response of each has been carefully chosen to give the maximum performance when using the EQ on a variety of sources. The mono mic/line channels have fader start logic switching, enabling them to control external equipment or automatically mute the speaker outputs to prevent acoustic feedback in localised or self-operated applications. The stereo channels have ‘start & cue’ logic outputs to connect to external equipment such as CD players. There are also options to mute the mono inputs remotely using an external “cough” switch or similar. ■

InREPLY
The Managing Director of Audio Limited, Kishore Patel, answers the InBroadcast questions…
InBroadcast: How is your company changing to meet client demands? Kishore Patel: We are designing new equipment to meet the everchanging needs of the sound recordist or cameraman who needs greater flexibility but with good quality sound. InB: What criteria does the market use to make buying decisions for your products/ services? KP: They still want high quality performance but at a competitive price level. InB: Which territories are showing particular activity? KP: Europe, France, Germany and the UK at the moment are still showing a great deal of activity.
DX True-Diversity Receiver

InB: Any innovations ahead that you can discuss? KP: We are working to make a slot-in receiver for the newer type professional Panasonic and Sony cameras, allowing two channels of audio in a very compact, true diversity receiver. InB: Give some examples of your products/technology/services in action? KP: At BVE we launched the CX2 receiver which has these particular attributes in there. Plus we’ve new scanning facilities which allow the end user to turn up on location and find the blank channels in an over-crowded spectrum. InB:Thank you for taking time to answer our questions. ■

Allen & Heath XB-14

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of In Broadcast - March 2012

In Broadcast - March 2012
Contents
Ross Video Acquires FX-Motion
MAM Systems Continue To Simplify Operations
Penta 725 IP Router Helps Hold Down Costs
Reidel MediorNet Compact To Debut At NAB
Sachtler Ensure A Professional Broadcast Feel
Pioneering Products From RTS/TELEX
Loudness Measurement And Logging
In2Connect UK Managing Director & Consultant For Bryant Broadcast
The VAR Network: Identify And Engage Globally
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In Broadcast - March 2012 - Ross Video Acquires FX-Motion
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In Broadcast - March 2012 - MAM Systems Continue To Simplify Operations
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In Broadcast - March 2012 - Penta 725 IP Router Helps Hold Down Costs
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In Broadcast - March 2012 - Reidel MediorNet Compact To Debut At NAB
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In Broadcast - March 2012 - Sachtler Ensure A Professional Broadcast Feel
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In Broadcast - March 2012 - Pioneering Products From RTS/TELEX
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In Broadcast - March 2012 - Loudness Measurement And Logging
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In Broadcast - March 2012 - In2Connect UK Managing Director & Consultant For Bryant Broadcast
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In Broadcast - March 2012 - The VAR Network: Identify And Engage Globally
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