28 Radio Studio Facilities
General Purpose Studios
This category covers most on-air and preparation studies, news, interviews, presentation and announcement studios.
Layout. Figure 148 shows a typical small studio complex.
The sound lobbies are essential for providing acoustic separation between studio and control room.
A reverberation time of 0.4 to 0.5 is generally acceptable for this type of studio.
The Mixing Desk
Number of channels: often about eight for a small speech-only studio. 16–24 channels is more typical.
Important desk facilities include:
Prefade listen (PFL) on each channel or ...