From Alaska With A/V SAN

Sep 1, 2004 12:00 PM, By Breean Lingle

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Mirror Studios audio engineer Ken Sease (left) with John O’Hurley (aka, Seinfeld’s J. Peterman)

With nationwide clients and satellite locations in Orange County, Calif., and Washington, D.C., Mirror Studios (Anchorage, Alaska, www.mirrorstudios.com) owner Charlie Hewitt finds himself depending on Studio Network Solutions' A/V SAN technology to efficiently manage media between clients, talent and studio.

Hewitt recently employed A/V SAN on a session that connected tracking and post in Anchorage with voice-over talent in D.C. — all done in real time. “During the session, the producer asked that the music we had used in a prior session be played back to the talent for timing purposes. The beauty of SNS' A/V SAN PRO is its transparency. All media is stored in one central location and everything shows up as a local drive. We called up the prior session, grabbed the music track and flew it into the current session for playback to D.C., all in less than 90 seconds. No hot-swappables, no pulling from the archives, no power-down/up routines.” The A/V SAN system comprises just under a terabyte of hard drive space, several Fibre Channel cards and a fiber-optic switch that communicated the sessions via a Mac G4.


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