Israel’s Channel 2 News Selects Clear-Com’s Eclipse HX for Major Studio Upgrade
As part of Channel 2 News’ major studio upgrade to HD, the Israeli news broadcaster has selected Clear-Com’s Eclipse HX digital matrix intercom system for critical communication between galleries, studios and production teams on location. The system will be supplied and installed by Clear-Com’s channel partner Onset Systems Engineering.
Channel 2 News is a long standing user of Clear-Com systems but the studio refit presented an ideal opportunity to upgrade to the latest technology.
“We selected to work with Clear-Com again because we have been very pleased with our current communications system,” says Rami Daniel, CTO, Channel 2 News. “The new Eclipse HX system is able to respond and deal with the requirements of complex TV broadcasts in a synchronized way.”
The system installed at Channel 2 News comprises of the Eclipse HX digital matrix intercom; Production Maestro; MADI and IVC cards; LQ-R and the new 32 Key Lever panels. The system will integrate with Channel 2 News’ new Calrec Artemis console.
“Live and complex television broadcasts rely on clear, stable and instant communication between all members of the production team, whether in the studio or on location,” says Nicki Fisher, Sales Director EMEA, Clear-Com. “The Eclipse HX system chosen by Channel 2 News meets all these needs and more.”
The Eclipse HX digital matrix system, together with a broad range of Clear-Com’s communications systems was demonstrated at IBC 2017 on booth# 10.D29