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  • Calypso has been out and about in CT. Please drop by if you see us around. Guests are always welcome to check out the truck.

  • We have just reached our 16th Anniversary of remote productions. We are consistently working to upgrade to meet our client's needs.

  • HDTV! Calypso now has the capability to upconvert its native high quality 16 x 9 SD signal to HD via an AJA FS-1.

 

Remote Production CALYPSO EQUIPMENT

CAMERAS
4 Sony DXC-D50WS Digital Cameras w/triax configuration
Buildup Kits to convert the DXC-D50W Studio Configurations.
16:9/4:3-switchable
Horizontal resolutions of 920* TV lines, sensitivity of F11 (at 2000 lx, 3200K), and a S/N ratio of 65 dB.

LENSES
3 Fujinon 20X lenses
1 Fujinon 20x lens with 2x converter

SUPPORT
Sachtler Video 14 tripods with carbon fiber legs
Sachtler Dollies

FRAME SYNCHRONIZERS
Two A/D Leitch frame syncronizers dedicated to two additional camera inputs (for a total of 6 total cameras)

VIDEO SWITCHER
Ross Synergy 2 SD Video Switcher
Component Digital (4:2:2)
16 Digital Inputs
8 Outputs, including clean feed
Squeeze and Tease with WARP
Key Frame Control Panel
Key Border

VIDEO SERVER
360 Systems 2000 ImageServer - three channel

GRAPHICS
Chyron Duet MicroX character generator
Duet keyboard
Evertz SDI Closed Captioning encoder

AUDIO
Yamaha MC32/12 32 channel audio console
24 hardwired microphone inputs available at I/O panel
Entire audio system wired through ADC normaled patch bays

COMMUNICATIONS
IFB
Four channel ClearCom IFB System
Four IFB Belt Packs
One Telos Link
Two Gentner Telephone Hybrids

INTERCOM
Two-channel RTS System
Four RTS BP-325 Beltpacks
10 Beyer Dynamic DT-108/109 headsets

AUDIO METERING/MONITORING
Dorrough 40-A Stereo Meter
Ashly SRA-120 Amplifier (audio)
NHT Super Zero speakers
Alesis RA-150 Amplifier (production)
Dbx 266XL processing
Tascam CDRW 2000 CD Recorder/Player

VIDEO MONITORS
3 LMD-2020 20"Sony SD LCD Monitors
2 14" Sony SD LCD Monitors
2 LMD-2010 20" Sony LCD Monitors
2 LMD-1410 14 Sony LCD Monitors
24 LMD-7220W Sony LCD Monitors

VIDEO/QC
Videotek TVM-850 Multi-format Analog/SD-SDI video and audio signal analyzer
Evertz 5600MSC Sync Generator with GPS
Leitch X-75 Frame Synchronizer/Transcoder
Tektronix 1710 Waveform Monitor
Tektronix 1720 Vectorscope
AJA FS-1
ADC video patch bays
Videotek DM-141S demodulator

OUTBOARD
Sennheiser HMD280 Pro sportscaster headsets
Sony PVM 9" color monitor
1800' Triax cable
Audio/Video cable complement
Roland Digital Snake 16 channel
16/4 channel QSP Audio Snake
Two SM 58 microphones
Two SM87 microphones
Beyer Dynamic Shotgun mics
Two microphone stands with booms

see what the inside of Calypso looks like here.