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HHB supplies NEP Visions with audio monitors for London 2012 H HB Communications has supplied OB provider NEP Visions with 26 Wohler AMP1- 16-M audio monitoring units (AMU) that will be used for high-profile sporting events, including London 2012 Olympics, the Wimbledon Tennis Championships and Premier League football. Expanding live HD studio & OB operations S nell have announced that Czech TV, the Czech Republic’s public broadcasting network, has extended its footprint of Snell Kahuna SD/ HD multi-format switchers with the purchase of a Snell Kahuna 360 switcher for live HD studio production, as well as an additional Kahuna 360 and Kahuna 3M/E unit for the network’s new, fully-equipped HD outside broadcasting (OB) vehicle. Czech TV currently broadcasts four terrestrial and satellite channels, including a 24-hour news channel and a dedicated sports channel. The new Snell switchers join two other Kahunas already being deployed in the broadcaster’s studio and in an additional HD truck. 14 | TV-BAY MAGAZINE After their first deployment in flyaway systems at Wimbledon to broadcast matches for ESPN in America, the AMP1-16-M AMUs will be installed into two triple expander HD OB vehicles to cover the London 2012 Olympics for US broadcaster NBC before moving on to Skys coverage of next season of Premier League football. The AMP1-16-M AMUs enable NEP Visions engineers to select, monitor and meter up to 16 channels of embedded audio from either of two 3G/HD/SD-SDI streams. With a stereo analogue output on XLRs, adjustable volume and balance controls, the AMP1-16-M also features level metering and phase on two bright 2.4-inch LED backlit displays. Configurations can be created, saved and recalled via Ethernet and copied between units via USB. 11.E55 Petrol Bags shows Liteporter case at IBC P etrol Bags will showcase its Liteporter at IBC, a new professional carrying case especially designed to transport and protect a Litepanels 1x1 LED light fixture. The Petrol Bags Liteporter has room to comfortably hold a Litepanels 1x1 LED fixture or similar size light, detachable mounting yoke, AC power supply with cord, power cable, an Anton Bauer battery, and color/conversion diffusion gels. Constructed of rugged, water- resistant black 900D polyester and nylon, this lightweight, semi- hard carrier features an internal one-piece ABS honeycomb frame for extra strength and the ultimate in equipment protection. List price of the Liteporter (PL2005) is 174 Euros. For further information please go to