Custom Consoles Desk and Media Wall, chosen for BCR Project at BBC Scotland

Console, Control room, System integrator, News


Custom Consoles announced the completion of a 7 metre wide desk, and 4.23 metre wide MediaWall display mounting grid, for the bulletin control room at the Pacific Quay headquarters, of BBC Scotland. The project was performed in co-operation with ATG Danmon, one of Britain’s system integrators. The desk incorporates a 2.23 metre wide audio control wing, positioned at 90 degrees to the main section and a Calrec Brio audio mixing console, within easy reach of the technical operator.

“Media Wall provides the features required, within compact front-to-back dimensions, without incurring the cost and time,” commented Russell Peirson-Hagger, MD, ATG Danmon.

A mix-and-match control room furniture range, Custom Consoles’ Module-R includes aesthetic desks, configured to meet specific dimensions from a selection of pods, base sections, 19-inch rack housings, work-tops, end-panel modules and legs. Co-ordinated desk pods are available as single-bay sections, with up 10 U chassis capacity. It comes with cable management and internal 19 inch racking, accessible via removable front and rear cover panels.

“Module-R Lite has a front to back depth of 95 centimetres, as compared to a standard 120 centimetres,” added Gary Fuller, sales manager, Custom Consoles. “The BCR desk is configured with 14 bays. Two are assigned to the news editing position, three shared between the teleprompter and producer, three to the director and six bays plus the right-hand desktop to the technical operator.”

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