In the first use of a Studer Vista 5 console in a CBC/Radio-Canada facility, Radio-Canada Acadie with main studios located in Moncton, New Brunswick recently purchased a Vista 5 for its television studio. Sold through Solotech Inc., the Vista 5 console features 32 faders in a 42-fader chassis.
When deciding on a console, Radio-Canada Acadie needed one that could operate daily without fail. â€œThe Vista 5 is used seven days a week,â€? says Maurice Cyr, operations manager for Radio-Canada Acadie. â€œWe have only one studio, one control room and one Vista 5, so the console must be dependable and perform well, day in and day out. If it fails, we canâ€™t go to air since we have no backup or replacement available in our plant. Our operations dictate that we have an audio control board that is trustworthy, and so far the Vista 5 has not let us more