Marshall Captures all the Heart Stopping, Adrenaline Pumping Formula 1 Racing Action at Ferrari’s Italian Mugello Circuit
“Given how the past year has been affected by the global pandemic and the timescale we and our trusted Italian integrator were given, we knew the importance of meeting such a tight delivery schedule,” says Spencer Doran, MarCam Europe. “However, being the European master distributor for all Marshall cameras, lenses, and associated accessories, MarCam Europe along with our Italian integrator and of course support from Marshall HQ, rose to the occasion. Together, we successfully helped get the Mugello Circuit ready for the championships on Ferrari’s 1000th race on the F1 grid. A race that we can all agree and say unfolded as one of the best of the 2020 F1 season.”
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With over 40 cameras successfully installed around the track, weatherproof dome housings for the CV630-IP PTZ cameras were also installed alongside Marshall controllers for both sets of cameras. The installation, quality and economics of using Marshall cameras together with the advice and support supplied by MarCam Europe at Mugello hasn’t gone unnoticed, with other major sporting venues already looking at the Mugello circuit’s brand-new camera set-up as the new standard for their own venues.
“As a value-add partner for Marshall Cameras in the region, MarCam did an incredible job of getting the right cameras and equipment to the Mugello Circuit on time with local technical support,” says Tod Musgrave, Director, Marshall Camera Division. “Marshall has become a global source for broadcast pro AV cameras with HD, UHD, and 4K resolution capabilities, our cameras are designed to a higher standard of video quality at reasonable price points that in this case were instrumental in capturing these beautiful high speed, high performance race cars in action.”
For over 30 years, Marshall has been a trusted provider of high quality and reliable video, audio, and multimedia systems for Broadcast Video, Pro A/V, Pro Audio and OEM applications worldwide. Marshall is dedicated to supplying the Pro A/V market with innovative POV and PTZ cameras, format converters, conferencing microphones and production equipment at great value without sacrificing quality or reliability. Marshall Electronics, Inc. operates manufacturing facilities in the US, China, Japan, Korea and Russia.