“We chose the Apollo console because we believe it will give us a technical edge, particularly in providing tough mixes on extremely big shows,” said Chad Snyder, Lyon Video account manager.
“Apollo is a truly impressive digital desk, and its 144 faders give the audio operator extremely fast access to sources. In fact, when our entertainment clients see so many faders, all they can say is, ‘Wow!’”
Two more Apollo benefits were equally important in Lyon’s choice. First, it affords in-depth 512 x 512-channel MADI integration to the truck’s Evertz router, making it possible to save and recall a comprehensive matrix of audio signals from the Calrec or Evertz control systems.
This control system integration helps to streamline setup for recurring shows, saving time for Lyon and money for Lyon’s customers.
Also, Calrec’s Hydra2 networking system, which provides multiformat I/O for the Apollo, affords a distributed, flexible audio network that can be cost-effectively altered with the simple addition of I/O boxes.