At last year's NAB, DiGiCo revealed its broadcast-specific SD9B console and building on that momentum has continued to push into the broadcast market. Recently, companies such as NEP and Sure Shot have relied on DiGiCo's products for some of the most demanding events in the world, including the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
At this year's show, DiGiCo presented more broadcast-specific features to its entire SD range. Due for release at the end of April, the new features will include eight additional Flexi busses for the SD9 and eight Flexi channels for the SD11i and SD11B; support for Optocore DD2, DD4 and X6 R-series interfaces; Post Fade insert for support of the new Waves Dugan plugin; the ability to bring AES output into the matrix; and the availability of aux sends on subgroups on live software.
On show at NAB were the top-of-the-line SD7B (pictured); the SD10B (featuring multi-channel 'folding' under a single fader, among other features); the new SD9B, which adds surround capabilities to the standard SD9 'live' system; the compact and powerful SD11B; and the newest addition to the range, the SD5B, which comes with a low noise, heat dissipation worksurface benefiting from Hidden-til-lit (HTL) technology.