By PSW Staff • July 29, 2009 The new BSS Audio Soundweb London units in place at the Norwegian Parliament facilities in Oslo The Norwegian Parliament in Oslo is using a large number of BSS Audio Soundweb devices for different applications, covering meeting rooms, hearing rooms and the main parliament assembly auditorium. The plenary chamber recently saw a major upgrade to a Soundweb London system, relieving the older Soundweb original system from its duties, which it has been performing since 2002. The new system, installed by Norwegian BSS Audio distributor LydRommet AS, includes four BLU-320 break-in / out devices in an 8 x 8 configuration, and eight BLU-160 devices, all configured with four analog inputs, four digital outputs and eight analog outputs. Two BLU-10 touch screen remotes control the system locally, and the package includes a BLU-80 device located in the offices of the technical department for surveillance and monitoring of the entire system. All 12 devices share the same control network and design file, but in terms of functionality there are two identical systems divided in separate digital audio bus rings for full redundancy. The matched configuration of the devices also serves as an additional back-up, enabling devices to be swapped easily if required. The BLU-320 devices serve as microphone preamps and CobraNet interfaces, while all processing and distribution routing and management is taken care of by the BLU-160 devices. In addition to the sound reinforcement system in the auditorium there are more than 120 destinations including broadcast applications. The new system replaces eight Soundweb sw9088iis devices and four high quality eight-channel microphone preamps. While the old system was utilizing close to 100 percent in DSP processing power, the new system is idling at around 20 percent. In addition, the Soundweb London system introduces great improvement in signal-to-noise ratio, and the overall sound quality has been raised to a higher level. BSS Audio Website Comments Have something to say about this PSW content? Leave a comment! Cancel reply Scroll past the ”Post Comment” button below to view any existing comments. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed. Tagged with: Analog Applications Audio Broadcast BSS Audio Cobranet Control Design Digital Distribution Distributors DSP Europe Hearing Wellness Installations Interfaces Microphones Monitors Networking New Power Processors Sound Sound Reinforcement System Systems Websites · 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. Subscribe Today!