D2N provides key intercom systems for GT racing in Asia
D2N Technology Solutions has signed a multi-year deal to supply a Riedel Bolero and Kenwood intercom solution for the Triple Eight Race Engineering/Johor Motor Sports Team that compete in the Fanatec GT World Challenge series, a circuit auto racing competition.
Having previously worked with D2N to supply vital equipment to their GT team in Australia, Andrew Simpson, Triple Eight Race Engineering’s GT Team Manager, turned to D2N when looking for a more expansive system for their Asian GT programme.
He explained, “The new communications system needed to be more powerful, flexible and critically have the ability to change between the different radio frequency restrictions in different countries. As such, the Riedel Kenwood solution D2N have provided us with will allow us to simply change what range of the DECT spectrum the system operates on to comply with different regulations in various countries.”
The Riedel Bolero and Kenwood intercom system gives each team member a belt pack to communicate effectively across different channels to each section of the team. Having six-plus different lines of communication on the belt pack system also allows for a much more streamlined way of communicating amongst the team.
“For example, our engineers can talk easily to other engineers, our crew chief can talk to each car’s respective crew and so on — all in super high-quality audio.“The Kenwood mobile units provide excellent signal when communicating with the car on track. The programming interface we now use is intuitive and user friendly. The beltpack units themselves are great quality, with excellent signal strength, battery life, sound quality and ergonomic buttons,” said Simpson.