Custom Consoles Monitor Wall Installed at Studio Three, Television Centre
Located in the Studio Three sound control room, the monitor wall replaces a former stack of cathode-ray-tube monitors and is designed to house space-efficient flat-panel displays. It incorporates 18 compact, 11 mid-size and two large-screen 16:9 aspect ratio LCD screens alongside Harbeth Monitor 30 loudspeakers. The loudspeakers are located at the top left and right corners. The monitor wall is a floor-standing structure which also accommodates tie-line panels and related equipment. Finish is in oak veneer with dark grey monitor surrounds.
Studio Three has a floor area of 800 square metres and can hold an audience of 400. It is operated by BBC Studios and Post Production, a wholly-owned commercial subsidiary of the BBC.
Founded in 1996, Custom Consoles Ltd is a UK-based independent manufacturer of broadcast, process-control and security 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 modular and individually-designed furniture for a client base that includes governmental and corporate organisations in Britain, mainland Europe and Asia. The product range includes motorised, manually-adjustable and fixed-height units plus fan-cooled sound-insulated equipment housings. Custom Consoles Ltd is active worldwide.