Tieline Merlin and Genie Codecs Updated

Tieline has completed development of G5 ISDN and POTS modules which can be used in the Genie and Merlin families of codecs. These modules provide flexibility to engineers by allowing the codecs to connect over different transports as required. They also deliver automatic network backup options for STL, audio distribution and outside broadcast applications. All […]

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DEVA DB4004 Modulation Monitor

DEVA DB4004 Modulation Monitor

Modulation meters have come a long way since simple peak deviation detectors. When you are looking to monitor an FM broadcast there are many options available. For accurate modulation monitoring (and a whole lot more) the DEVA Broadcast DB4004 is hard to beat. We recommend it as the ‘go-to’ modulation monitor. It’s crammed with features, but here […]

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U FM Taupo Back On Air

U FM Taupo Back On Air

What does New Zealand’s youngest DJ do when his non-complaint Chinese made transmitter was taken away by radio inspectors? He uses crowdfunding to raise money by selling adverts on his Only In New Zealand Facebook page which has 125,000 likes. After buying a BW Broadcast TX5 V2 with the funds raised, he will soon be back on air. The […]

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Wireless Microphone Frequencies

Wireless Microphone Frequencies

Are you a New Zealand broadcaster who uses wireless microphones or in ear monitors? Are you aware that in 2015 changes come into force that mean your equipment may no longer be legal? Changes in frequency allocation (named digital dividend) affect all users of wireless microphones or in ear monitors. Currently such equipment can be […]

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New Auckland Headquarters

New Auckland Headquarters

Southern Broadcast’s company’s headquarters have moved from Christchurch to Auckland. The new premises provides much needed space following growth of the business in recent years. In addition to a larger office and fully equipped workshop, the building contains a custom demo studio full with equipment.  New Zealand broadcasters can now see and play with the […]

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