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Calrec Brio 36 – Unboxing Video – Broadcast Mixing Console – Synthax Audio UK

28th June 2018 4:06 pm

Unboxing Calrec’s Brio 36 broadcast mixing console

Calrec Brio consoles are the most compact and affordable mixing desks in the Calrec range. Designed specifically for use in broadcast, the introduction of the Brio36 and Brio12 has made Calrec’s industry-renowned hardware available to a wider range of broadcasters than ever before. Furthermore, Calrec Brio consoles can also be integrated into Hydra2 networks, Calrec’s proprietary technology for network audio.

Features include a selection of analogue and digital I/O, 36 dual-layer faders, on-board DSP effects (EQ and Dynamics), dual power supplies for redundancy, plus additional expansion slots for adding further I/O. The DSP of each console can also be expanded, with the newly launched expansion packs increasing the Brio12 DSP count from 48 to 64 input channels, and the Brio36 from 64 to 96 input channels.

In this video, we take a look at unboxing a Calrec Brio 36 console for the first time, along with providing a quick overview of some of the key features, and how to set up your monitors.

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The Brio36, and the new Brio12, are the most powerful and compact digital broadcast audio consoles in their class. Both consoles feature a comprehensive broadcast feature set to support a wider breadth of broadcasters, and the same market-leading levels of quality and customer support which Calrec is renowned for.

Brio36 is 892mm wide with a 36 dual-layer fader surface, while Brio12 is only 484mm with with standard trims, and just 430mm with Calrec’s slim trim option. Additional expansion I/O slots are fitted, while the Brio36 also has I/O built directly into the rear of the console.

With lots of delay resource, dynamics, integrated talkback, and multiple monitor outputs, Brio is broadcast-ready with no compromise or workarounds. With their small form factor, broadcast-focused feature set and affordable price point, Calrec Brio consoles are suitable for a wide range of applications to accommodate the expanding needs of broadcasters.


You can find out more about the Calrec Brio 36 and Brio 12 consoles here.

If you have any questions about Calrec, give us a call on 01727 821 870 to speak to one of our team, or to arrange a demo.