Archive for April, 2008

Custom Consoles awarded major studio furniture contract by Radio-Television Slovenia

Tuesday, April 8th, 2008

See Custom Consoles on Stand 8.A40 at , IBC, RAI Centre, Amsterdam, September 12-16

Custom Consoles has completed a large contract for studio furniture on behalf of Radio-Television Slovenia. Forming part of a substantial expansion of facilities at the network’s headquarters in Ljubljana, the order comprises three triple-width and three single-width Module-R control consoles, a Media Wall multiscreen monitor rack, two dual-tier height-adjustable SystemTwo edit suite desks and 12 Ergotron LX adjustable monitor arms.

Two of the three triple-width Module-R consoles are located in RTV Slovenia’s presentation control suite, positioned as two front facing rows. The forward console seats two network control staff and faces direct to the Custom Consoles Media Wall which accommodates two 46 inch flat panel display screen surrounded by three 19 inch LCDs at left and right. Five 3 U and two 5 U equipment pods are incorporated at desktop level in the forward console. An Ergotron LX is mounted above each of the 3 U pods. The rear console is of similar dimensions, arranged for two to three operators and incorporating four 3 U desktop equipment pods.

The third triple-width console is housed in a separate room doubling as a training area and auxiliary production facility. This seats up to five operators and incorporates six desktop equipment pods.

Three single-operator Module-R desks have also been provided, each incorporating three worktop-level 3 U equipment pods doubling as monitor bases. A floor-level to-worktop-level storage bay is incorporated to the left of one unit while the other is supported by twin silver-finished metal legs.

All seven desks are finished in maple with hard-wearing blue Marmoleum work-surfaces.

Custom Consoles’ Module-R product range is a pick-and-mix control room furniture system combining aesthetically pleasing design with high durability. Typical environments include broadcast control rooms, security control rooms, network operation control and industrial process control. Module-R enables robust, efficient and attractive control-room desks to be produced to meet specific needs from a selection of high-quality pods, base sections, worktops, rear tops, end-panel modules and legs. The desk pods are available as single-bay sections with a choice of 3 U, 6 U or 8 U chassis capacity. Cabinet construction is in high-quality veneered MDF. Additional features include 19 inch rack housings and continuous brush-strip cable access to front worktops.

Custom Consoles’ SystemTwo desk and matching shelf are electrically adjustable, allowing individual operators to set their chosen viewing height from a seated to a standing position. System Two comes complete with cable management and IEC outlets to power equipment.

Radio-Television Slovenia produces three national TV channels including a new parliamentary channel plus three national radio channels and a variety of regional programmes for Italian, Hungarian, Romany communities as well as for Slovenian’s living abroad. The network transmits terrestrially as well as via Eutelsat Hot Bird 3, internet and mobile portals.

Founded in 1996, Custom Consoles Ltd is a UK-based specialist in furniture design and manufacture. An independent manufacturer of security and control-room furniture, the company operates from a 1,200 square metre production facility equipped with 3D computer-aided-design and computer-controlled cutting machinery. Custom Consoles has built its name in the development and manufacture of bespoke furniture for a client base that includes major corporations in Britain, mainland Europe and the Far East. The product range includes motorised, manually-adjustable and fixed-height units plus fan-cooled sound-insulated equipment housings. Custom Consoles Ltd is active worldwide.

Media contacts:

Gary Fuller, Custom Consoles Ltd: +44 (0)1525 379 909
David Kirk, Stylus Media Consultants: +44 (0)1342 311 983