“COPE MADRID SUR” GOES DIGITAL WITH AEQ CAPITOL 28/09/2012
SELF-CONTROL RADIO STUDIO USING THE LATEST DIGITAL AUDIO MIXING CONSOLE DEVELOPED BY AEQ
Antenna Boreal - 89.7 on the FM band in the southern part of the province of Madrid. With a potential audience of 3.5 million, this station is since a few years, one of the most popular stations in this region. Its programming is aiming to reach the general audience through proximity, with interactive participation in its talk-shows through telephone call-in and a prominent presence of modern national and international music,
Antenna Boreal FM has been a long time customer to AEQ. Up to the moment of writing this, Antenna Boreal was counting on an AEQ BC300 analog audio mixing console for its self-control radio studio in the city of Valdemoro. Further, the station counts on TH-03 digital telephone hybrids and ACD5001 ISDN audiocodecs.
At present, renamed as Antenna Boreal – Cope South Madrid FM, the station is undergoing an important technical renovation process. This process was initiated with the installation of the new, ultra-compact, digital audio mixing console AEQ CAPITOL in the control room for the main studio of the station.
The AEQ CAPITOL console makes digital technology available to radio and TV stations where converting into digital has still not been feasible. AEQ CAPITOL was conceived taking into account customers needs for a versatile, powerful, easy to use and not less importantly, very cost efficient digital mixer and with the cost of ownership at a minimum. Based upon the same technology as the AEQ ARENA and FORUM digital mixing consoles that are currently in service at thousands of studios of both medium and high level, AEQ CAPITOL offers the same performance as the FORUM but in a “fixed” format; perfectly adapted to the real needs of the majority of stations but with a limited number of options.
The project has been managed by the director of Antenna Boreal Ms. Cristina Fontan in coordination with AEQ’s sales manager Mr. Bernardo Saiz and technical chief Mr. Gregorio Rubio.