Stagetec Asia Transforms Taiwan FM Radio
Stagetec Asia was recently entrusted to commission an international radio project in North Asia Market, further strengthening the brand name in the South East Asia regions since its establishment in 2004. Professional Sales Support & Technical Experts are Stagetec Asia’s commitment and deliverables in business. 2020 marked its 16th Anniversary with a significant milestone i.e. Stagetec Asia’s first entry and pioneer project in North Asia regions awarded by Transformation Radio Station in Taiwan.
Transformation Radio recently invested in DHD Audio system for its new radio studios located in Taipei. The decision was made in favour of DHD Audio’s brand because of its fore front in audio mixer technology and its products reliability which can meet Transformation Radio’s long-term investment goals and expectations. Besides DHD Audio System, Transformation Radio also considered ‘Yellowtec Mounting System’ as modernize radio studio ensemble due to the product quality and ‘Intuitive solutions, award winning and sleek product designs’ concept. Hence, Transformation Radio studios were equipped with state-of-the-art broadcast radio equipment that supports latest AoIP formats, which interoperable seamlessly between one another.
The on-site testing and commissioning were scheduled for January 2020 but slightly delayed amid COVID-19 travel ban and lockdown. The system installation has been well coordinated and supervised by Mr. Yap Wei Keong, Stagetec Asia’s Project Manager together with his team in proficient pre-testing, configuration, commissioning and training for the radio station. Kudos to the local partner “VTek Engineering Ltd” as the main local system integrator in Taiwan to work virtually and remotely with Stagetec Asia team for a smooth commissioning. This earmarked Stagetec Asia’s capability and business continuity despite the unexpected and unprecedented global pandemic.
The project consisted of 6 units of DHD New 52 SX2, a complete modular and modern broadcast audio mixer that was installed at a total of 6 On-Air Studios. The 52/SX2 broadcast mixer is a user friendly and flawless system that allow networking with Series 52 products including DSP Control Software, View Apps and Production Remote-Control Software. Meanwhile, the MCR Room was equipped with Main & Backup DHD XD2, a high capacity radio router core which accept numerous connectivity options for AES67, DANTE, MADI, Gigabit Audio, AES, Analogue audio feeds and stay in control via Ember+, NMOS, DHD-ECP, Ross-Protocol, SNMP, Pro-Bel, GPIOs or serial connections.
Mr. Advon Tan, Managing Director at Stagetec Asia commented, “For a complete newly built radio studio Transformation Radio, Stagetec Asia has provided the latest Radio Broadcast Solution for the unique and modernized broadcast station. Modernized in term of latest technology to cater for the new broadcast formats. Uniqueness in term of workflow customization and tailored design which allow DJ’s creativity in their radio show to impress the audience with a powerful optimized performance. The user-friendly system is also designed for cost effectiveness i.e. easy maintenance and low power consumption. We believe that both Stagetec Asia and DHD are not only worldwide recognized brands but able to understand and meet the expectations of Transformation Radio, therefore we made a strong footing in the new market. We anticipate more demand for radio studio in the new markets and we are ready to serve and provide a unique solution to tailor-make each radio studio’s budget and requirement.”
Mr. Junan, Head of Engineering at VTek added,“We are impressed to engage with Stagetec Asia team who understand fully our needs and concerns. Our clients have specifically requested customized radio workflow and tailored-made studio design to operate in modernized theme and the end results delivered are impeccable! Stagetec Asia managed to deliver the project successfully and professionally in spite of some hiccups amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Congratulations to Transformation Radio as all radio studios have begun airing session recently and are fully operating now.”