TSL’s new MPA1-MIX facilitates migration to IP infrastructures
TSL, which specialises in audio monitoring, broadcast control systems and power management tools and solutions, is facilitating broadcasters to migrate to IP infrastructures with the introduction of its MPA1-MIX-NET.
Building on the success of TSL’s MPA1-MIX family of monitor devices, the MIX-NET extends functionality to ST 2110 AoIP (Audio-over-IP) networks.
The intuitive 1U monitor unit provides 64 channels through a 1G AoIP connection, and a further 64 x MADI channels with an optional MADI SFP to provide user access to a maximum of 128 inputs. The unit also has native support for NMOS IS-04 and IS-05.
Featuring eight dedicated rotary controls to create a monitor mix of up to eight mono or stereo sources, operators can bank up to 16 independent mixes which can be recalled with a user-friendly ‘scroll to select’ function.
Designed in collaboration with global production giants NEP, the MPA1-MIX-NET units are lined up for installation in the latter’s upcoming roster of ST 2110-compliant trucks and studio installations.
Able to support a variety of operational positions, MPA1-MIX models make it easy to create a variety of custom mixes. With no complex menu structures to navigate and key information such as gain, metering and source labels clearly displayed on its integrated colour screen, thousands of broadcast professionals use them every single day.
The introduction of the MPA1-MIX-NET extends TSL’s MPA1 range to six user-friendly MIX units and six SOLO variants for very simple audio monitoring. All are 1U high and have a compact unit depth of 100mm, while a fanless design makes them suitable for installation in all locations.
Mark Davis, TSL’s Products & Technology Director, said, “The broadcast environment is constantly evolving and the expansion of the MPA1 family gives broadcasters the opportunity to choose the interface that best suits their needs.
“The range offers support for ST 2110, 3G/HD/SD-SDI, Dante, MADI, AES and analogue interfaces, in both solo and mix versions. As manufacturers it’s our job to stay connected with our customers and ensure we support them as their workflows continue to change, with no compromise in performance.”