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HS-2 - Stereo Professional Solid State Recorder

HS-2 GETTING STARTED

 

TBS Radio & Communications -Radio Broadcaster-

Installed Products

HS-2000, HS-2
Main application:production recorders and players, backup transmission players.

 

Overview

TBS radio & Communications is a radio broadcast station of the Tokyo Broadcasting System group (TBS) of radio broadcasters. The station has primarily incorporated our HS-2000 and HS-2 units as replacements for DAT recorders and has installed them in multiple studios.

HS-2000 and HS-2 units are used together and operated separately for recording and playback. Fader starting is conducted via parallel control for playback. For master transmission operations, the HS-2000's unique on-air mode is used.

 

Studio 1

HS-2000, HS-2
Production recorder/player


The HS-2 is used for recording, and the HS-2 receives fader start commands through its parallel control connector from the console. Both the HS-2000 and HS-2 are operated in timeline mode.

Studio 5

HS-2
Production recorder/player


In this creation and production studio, this unit has been incorporated for use as both a recorder and a player. In the same way as in Studio 1, it receives fader start commands through its parallel control connector from the console.

Studio 7

HS-2000, HS-2
Production recorder/player


In this production studio designed for live broadcasting, the HS-2000 is used for recording and the HS-2 is used for playback in the same way as in Studio 1. Fader start commands are also sent from the console using parallel control.

Dubbing room 1

HS-2
Production recorder/player


Two HS-2 units have been installed in this dubbing studio. One is used for recording and the other is used for playback with fader start commands sent from the console.

Radio master room

HS-2000, HS-2
Backup transmission players


In the radio master, these units have been incorporated as backup players for the APS transmission server.
Transmission from the HS-2000, which is operated in on-air mode.

Relay broadcast equipment

HS-2
Production recorder/player


In addition to units installed in studios, two HS-2 units have been adopted as relay broadcast production recorders. They are operated inside specifically-designed hard cases.

 

Website

http://www.tbs.co.jp/radio/company/

 

Tokyo Metropolitan Television Broadcasting Co.(TOKYO MX) -Television Broadcaster-

Installed Products

HS-2 + RC-HS20PD
Main application:Audio transmission player for news sub studio (flash starting)

 

Overview

Tokyo Metropolitan Television Broadcasting Corporation conducts its broadcasting business through its television station popularly known as TOKYO MX. Founded in 1995, the station has been broadcasting from the Tokyo Skytree since October 2012.

They have adopted our products to replace the mini-disc player/recorders previously used. An on-site operator informed us that they are very multi-functional, easy to use and that they have been 100% reliable since being installed.

Operated in their news sub studio, they are mainly used for the transmission of sound effects, music for weather reports and news programs. RC-HS20PD units have been installed on the console at a distance from the HS-2 units. They allow transmission control to be conducted from a location where flash-starting operations are easily executed.

They are operated using ordinary take and playlist modes. The flash-start data is edited using a DAW and then copied to the CF cards used in the units.

 

Website

http://www.mxtv.co.jp/

 

TV Asahi Corporation -Television Broadcaster-

Installed Products

HS-2 + RC-SS20
Main application:Audio player for transmission (flash-starting)

 

Overview

TV Asahi Corporation, headquartered in Roppongi, Tokyo, is a broadcaster with branches in cities around the world, including Washington, New York, London and Beijing.

In their news sub studio, they have incorporated an HS-2 as a replacement for the mini-disc player/recorder they were using previously. According to TV, Asahi use of a dedicated flash-starting device is more stable and secure compared to using mini-discs during file-based switching operations.

Operated in a studio for news and reporting, the HS-2 is primarily utilized for transmitting effects sounds and music for weather reports and news programs. The HS-2 unit itself is mounted in a rack behind the main console, while an RC-SS20 is located on the console. Labels have been applied to the RC-SS20 to show the regularly used sound sources.

 

Website

http://www.tv-asahi.co.jp/