|Universal Studios expands Hitchcock MPC4-D to Massive Proportions|
Universal Studios recently expanded its MPC4-D in the Hitchcock Theater to 416 full DSP channels, making it one of the most powerful mixing engines in the world. 208 additional fader-controlled inputs are included, for a total of 624 signals available at mixdown. Over 250 high-end Sharc processors are utilized in the system. The DSP system maintains a minimum bit depth of 40 bits throughout (no MADI interconnects are used inside the DSP processing). The console has a mix of AES digital and +24dBU analog I/O, totaling 892 inputs and 224 outputs.