Transfer Console FTC 84
|The Lafont Audio Labs FTC84 Transfer|
|Console is a dedicated Film / Audio-Video|
|Post Production tool designed for use|
|in the machine room. Its high gain audio|
|structure (+27dB) makes it adequate|
|for any format transfer. (Digital, Mag, or|
|any other analog storage medium used|
|in the audio for picture industry.)|
|The FTC84 is both compact and versatile, based on an in line concept.|
|The standard frame accepts 9 I/O modules, each carrying 2 input strips.|
|A 9 strip (18 channel) 8 bus / 4 monitor standard frame is fitted in a 19" rackmount|
|housing. The meter bridge is located in a separate rackmount unit and includes|
|the power supply. Interconnection is done through 7 x 56 pin EDAC connectors - 6 for audio and 1 for the power supply and meter bridge.|
|Custom versions are also available on request. These include a double size 18 strip|
|(36 channel) table mount version, and a relay selectable double input version for|
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|The first 8 input strips include a group (bus) output with a calibration potentiometer.|
|of the 8 groups via routing switches.|
|be routed to a 4 channel (LCRS) monitor matrix.This section facilitates FILM/BUS|
|monitoring of the recorder tracks. Each monitor return section includes a calibration|
|switch (-10dB or +4 dB), a phase reverse, a Tone Switch and switched insert point.|
|The Tone Switch is used to bring a tone from the oscillator directly in to the module|
|without patching. The insert send is unbalanced and the return is balanced.|
|with a high luminosity LED, and a fader switch to allow calibration of the channel.|
|or a 100mm conductive plastic fader version for horizontal use.|
|It includes - from top to bottom - a 3 frequency oscillator, a phase meter source|
|selection (L+R or C+S), a master LCRS monitor and VU calibration,|
|an AFL solo level control, a headphone control with LCRS source selection|
|and BUS / FILM tape monitoring.|
|control, a talk to bus (slate) switch with a 30Hz tone insertion, a monitor level control,|
|a monitor mute switch, a remote access to mute and talk, and a headphone jack.|
The Meter Bridge
|and an LED bargraph phase meter graduated from 1 to 180.|
|The meter bridge also houses the talkback microphone and the power supply.|
Chicago Audio Works - Chicago
Lafont FTC84 LCRS Transfer Console. The 18 channel machine room console is configured with a unique combination of switched stepped attenuators and conductive plastic faders, which are installed in a separate 19" rack. A set of custom switches are installed to facilitate switching between the faders and the stepped attenuators as required.
Creative Café - Hollywood
Lafont FTC84 LCRS Transfer Console. The 18 channel, 8 bus Transfer Console is configured with conductive plastic faders and is installed in the machine room.
The Walt Disney Company - Burbank
3 Lafont FTC84 LCRS Transfer Consoles. Two specially designed custom 24 channel configurations, one with stepped attenuators and one with P & G faders. The third is a standard 18 channel configuration.
Todd-AO - Hollywood
One custom 24 channel transfer console fitted with 4 double line input modules with monitor return path and 8 standard double line input modules, providing a total of 24 channels.
Skywalker Sound (Lucasfilms) - San Rafael
One standard 18 channel transfer console.
Paramount Pictures - Hollywood
One custom 18 channel transfer console with stepped attenuators.
AstralTech - Montreal
One custom 24 Channel transfer console and one standard 8 channel transfer console with custom relays.
Sony Pictures - Hollywood
One standard 8 channel transfer console.
Sound One - New York
18 channel 19" rackmount frame, short loaded to 8 channels and desk mounted for this particular application.