Gepco On Board Columbia College Chicago’s Truck

Columbia College Chicago’s School of Media Arts chose Gepco to provide interconnect solutions for its remote truck with HD capabilities, which the school is using not only as an educational tool, but as an extension of the local ABC affiliate’s remote fleet.

Other equipment in the truck includes a Ross Vision HD switcher, four Panasonic HD cameras, two Panasonic DVC Pro decks, two DVCam decks, and a Nuendo 24-track audio digital recorder.

Cables used include: VS10230 miniature HD coax snake, GA72412GFC GEP-FLEX 24-gage multi-pair, RGBS250S miniature component video, VSD2001 HD coax, XB201M X-Band microphone, VS32001 HD coax snake, VDM260 ultra-miniature HD coax, HDC920 SMPTE 311M hybrid fiber, DS624 110 Ohm 26-gage multi-pair, CAT5E UTP, DS412 110 Ohm 24-gage multi-pair, DS408 110 Ohm 24-gage multi-pair, MP1201 quad-star microphone, and 72401EZ 24-gage single-pair.

Gepco also supplied interconnect accessories such as a custom-made stainless steel HD I/O panel for the side of the truck, ADC patchbays, Switchcraft patchbays, and Ovideon monitors.