Operating five radio networks from its base at Bandar Seri Begawan, Radio Televisyen Brunei (RTB) has recently installed a Studer OnAir 2500 fixed-frame mixing console in its in Tutong district regional studio.
Configured with 18 faders, the new desk replaces a Studer 916 that had been in use for the past 15 years. According to its new RTB operators, the it brings ‘superior sound quality, reliability and a user friendly interface’.
According to Lee Chin Kah – Senior Manager for Sales & Project – the station had been looking for a reliable, flexible and cost-effective solution. The tender to supply and install the new desk was awarded to AFS Engineering Kuala Lumpur for the integration, and the console was supplied by the Harman’s Malaysia distributor, Mahajak Trio Electronic.
All Studer OnAir consoles are fully customisable in workflow requirements, and although standalone in configuration, the OA2500 can be fully integrated into a Studer ReLink control and audio networking environment, as required.
‘We needed a console that was reliable, well supported from the supplier and the manufacturer, fully featured and sufficiently flexible to meet our workflow needs,’ says a spokesman for the RTB engineering team. ‘Furthermore, no advance programming skills were required.’
‘The OnAir 2500 has all the features available in Studer’s complete range of OnAir consoles and provides a fully scalable platform of solutions to broadcasters,’ he adds.
In all, the Brunei state broadcaster runs – National FM, Pilihan FM, Pelangi FM, Harmoni FM and Nur Islam FM.