Studio A – located in the heart of the Chelsea – is an expansive 9,000sq ft Sound Stage with an equivalent amount of Technical & Production support space.

At 98’L x 89’W x 18’H to the Lighting Grid, Studio A is able to accommodate large sets and large audiences. Freight elevator load-in access is conveniently located adjacent to the Studio.

Keeping your production self-contained is easy when everything you need is on the same floor.

Just steps away from the main stage you can find Studio A’s Technical Facilities which feature an MVS-8000G HD Video Switcher, Miranda Kaleido X Multiviewer Monitor Wall, 52-fader Studer Vista 8 Audio console with Vista Mix Auto mixing, Harris conversion gear, Pesa Audio/Video Router and Sony Monitors. Live and posted projects are catered to with fiber and satellite uplink facilities as well as our ability to provide recording and encoding technologies specific to your needs.

Multiple Green Rooms, Wardrobe, Hair/Makeup, Host Suite, Production offices, plenty of open space for Art/Props and Crafty/Catering are also located adjacent to Studio A. One quick flight downstairs will lead you to a spacious Audience Holding area as well as a separate entrance for Talent and VIP’s.

Need to accommodate a large Production Staff? Studio A is complemented by an additional 10,000sq ft of Executive and Staff offices located directly across the street from the Studio.

Chelsea Studio A currently houses The Rachael Ray Show.

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Control Room

  • MONITOR WALL – LCD WALL FED BY MIRANDA KX MULTIVIEWER
  • SONY MVS-8000G 4 M/E HD-SDI SWITCHER w/ 4 CHANNELS OF INTERNAL DME & FRAME MEMORIES
  • AVID PINNACLE DEKO 3000 HD GRAPHICS AVAILABLE
  • ROSS XPRESSION HD GRAPHICS AND STILL STORE AVAILABLE
  • AUTOSCRIPT PROMPTING AVAILABLE

Audio

  • STUDER VISTA 8 w/S-CORE, VISTA MIX AUTO MIXING AND MADI I/O
  • 360 SYSTEMS DIGICART AUDIO PLAYBACK UNITS
  • ABLETON LIVE NETWORKABLE AUDIO PLAYBACK AVAILABLE
  • GENTNER TELEHONE HYBRIDS
  • MIRANDA ALTO MULTIVIEWERS FOR VIDEO MONITORING IN LCD SCREENS
  • TEKTRONIX AUDIO METERING WITH VGA SCREEN
  • PATCHAMP AES AND ANALOG AUDIO DISTRIBUTION
  • SHURE AXIENT RF LAVS AND HANDHELD MICS
  • SENNHEISER EW-300 IFB
  • PHONAK INVISITY IFB AVAILABLE
  • CUSTOM RF ANTENNAE DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM COVERING STUDIO AND SUPPORT SPACE
  • AUDIENCE PA WITH YAMAHA M7CL AND MEYER SPEAKERS AVAILABLE

Intercom

  • TELEX ADAM 136X136 DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS MATRIX
  • TELEX KP-32, KP-96, KP-98, KP-12 KEYPANELS
  • TIFF HYBRIDS FOR REMOTE PL AND IFB OVER PHONE LINES
  • CLEARCOM FREESPEAK II WIRELESS PL SYSTEM
  • RTS VLINK AVAILABLE FOR REMOTE INTERCOM

Cameras

  • SONY HDC-1500R HD CAMERA SYSTEMS
  • FUJINON STUDIO, ENG AND WIDE ANGLE LENSES
  • QUATTRO AND FULMAR PEDESTALS
  • SACHTLER TRIPODS WITH WHEELS
  • STANTON TRIANGLE JIMMY JIB CAPABLE OF 6’-21’ LENGTH

Video Control

  • FOR-A FA-9500 COLOR CORRECTORS
  • FOR-A, TERANEX, HARRIS X-50 AND X-75 FRAME SYNCS

Video Tape Recorder (VTR)

  • EVS, CINEDECK ZX, HDCAM, XDCAM, KIPRO*
    *ASK FOR YOUR RECORDER OF CHOICE
  • CUSTOM DIGITAL WORKFLOWS AVAILABLE
  • DVD RECORDERS
  • HI-SPEED DVD DUBBING

Routing

  • PESA CHEETAH 256X256 HD/AES/ANALOG AUDIO ROUTER w/ MUX & DEMUX VIDEO CROSSPOINTS

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STUDIO HEIGHT 18’ TO STATIONARY GRID

FULL GRID & CATWALK SYSTEM

DIMMING SYSTEM

  • Obsession 2 ETC Lighting Board
  • (48) 6kw Dimmers
  • (384) 2.4kw Dimmers

LIGHTING EQUIPMENT

  • (1) Desisti 1K
  • (75) 1K Scoops
  • (15) Mole 1K Baby
  • (7) Mole 2K Zip Soft
  • (75) Mole 2K Junior
  • (3) Mole 2K Baby Junior
  • (20) B&M 2K
  • (5) Desisti 5K
  • (25) Source 4 Par 575W
  • (15) Source 4 Leko 575W

MISCELLANEOUS

  • (1) Genie Lift
  • Assorted Ladders