By PSW Staff • June 9, 2014 A technician with one of the Allen & Heath GLD-80 consoles utilized for broadcast needs at Carnival in Brazil Allen & Heath iLive-112 digital mixing systems played an important role in sound reinforcement at the renowned Carnival celebration in Rio de Janeiro, Brazin, featuring performances by renowned international artists including Claudia Leite, Jota Quest, Pericles, and Michel Telo. Mixes were also routed to four Allen & Heath GLD-80 mixing systems, which handled the worldwide broadcast feeds. Allen & Heath’s distributor Teleponto supplied the consoles, designed the systems, and managed the live performances and global transmission of the carnival. Six teams and a total of 70 staff were required to ensure the successful operation of six straight days of transmission and 72 hours of live broadcasts. The GLD-80 consoles were used to handle audio feeds sent from several remote locations spanning over 2 kilometerrs. In addition, four AR2412 and eight AR84 audio racks, feeding 7 kilometers of fiber optic cable. “With more than 2 million people in attendance and simultaneous live feeds to more than a dozen international broadcast and online networks, reliability was of the utmost importance, and as expected Allen & Heath delivered,” states Antonio Pereira Neto, president of Teleponto. Allen & Heath Americian Music And Sound Comments Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Tagged with: Allen & Heath American Music & Sound Applications Broadcast Concerts Consoles Events Interconnect International · all topics Subscribe to Live Sound International Subscribe to Live Sound International magazine. Stay up-to-date, get the latest pro audio news, products and resources each month with Live Sound.