Equipment

Resource Room Recording Rack 2018
Pictured is the Resource Room Recording Rack.
To produce and play back our programming, we have the following equipment, all purchased with a grant from Charter Communications as provided for in the town's contract with Charter.

Meeting Room Recording


The Board of Selectmen's meeting room AKA The Resource Room is recorded using 3 cameras, controlled by 1 person using a joystick-type controller. This allows 1 person to produce the entire meeting. The video goes through a video mixer and is recorded to a tapeless digital video recorder called the Aja Ki Pro Rack.

The Community Meeting Room is equipped with two fixed cameras and is recorded to a tapeless digital video recorder called the Aja Ki Pro Rack.  

Video Editing Workstation


iMac 27" with Final Cut Pro Non-Linear Editing software

Video Playback


Our playback system is managed through a Tightrope Cablecast digital playback and controller system. This allows programs to be played at predetermined times from digital files stored in a RAID system. Everything you see on Channels 191 (Public Access), 192 (Government), Tiger TV 194 (Educational) is generated from this system, including the Town's Bulletin Board, which is run through the Tightrope Carousel.

Read about the transition here:

https://www.trms.com/newsroom-articles/douglas-cable-access