plus24 Distributes Wide Variety of Broadcast Tools
The Sports Video Group is pleased to welcome plus24 as a corporate sponsor. Headquartered in West Hollywood, CA, the company reaches out to markets worldwide and works closely with manufacturers to design, develop, and introduce unique tools for entertainment production. Started in 1986 as Developing Technologies Distributors, the company was renamed plus24 in 2002 to signify its full commitment to the highest possible standards.
Sanken designs products for studio and location recording. When it comes to brilliant solutions to the rigorous challenges of location recording, today’s top professionals turn to Sanken. With a comprehensive lineup of versatile microphones, it delivers optimum sound.
The company’s lavalier microphones have become a de facto standard for broadcast, film, and theater. Ultra-miniature and boasting the original “vertical diaphragm” design, the COS-11s is easy to conceal and provides a full 20 Hz-20 kHz natural sonic spectrum.
Shotgun microphones are a mainstay of field recording, and Sanken has designed a line to meet virtually every need. Some highlights:
- Only 7 in. long, the CS-1 is very compact, lightweight, and simple to mount on cameras.
- The CS-3e is truly directional: excellent side rejection captures the targeted dialogue with the absolute minimum ambient reverberation.
- The CSS-5, the first stereo shotgun, offers a versatile three modes of operation.
The North American distributor of Sanken microphones, plus24 President Jim Pace says, “Sanken has been a world leader in microphones designed for location and sports coverage for decades, creating breakthrough mics with truly unique benefits.”
NTP Technology develops, manufactures, and distributes advanced high-reliability digital routing solutions for major international radio and television broadcasters. NTP products are integrated into television and radio stations as well as production centers, postproduction facilities, and location broadcast vehicles.
Digital Audio Denmark, a wholly owned business unit and brand of NTP Technology, is a leading manufacturer of high-quality converters. Its AX32 eight- to 48-channel AD/DA converter and digital audio matrix features superb sonic quality and offers a versatile I/O structure and IP Audio via Layer 3 Ethernet. It provides up to 48 analog audio channels and a flexible digital-signal interface, routing, and distribution structure.
The North America distributor for NTP/DAD, Pace observes, “Sports coverage is arguably the most demanding in TV production and broadcasting, requiring speed and compelling high-resolution images. Audiences also demand sophisticated audio to match today’s big-screen views.”