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specialise in ISDN codec systems - we supply systems
to both radio stations and spokespersons.
We'll make sure that you get the right ISDN radio
interview system to connect
you to broadcasters worldwide, direct from your
home or office
to ISDN Interview systems
an ISDN system in your company offices or even at home makes you
instantly available to radio stations anywhere in the world. When
you need to do an interview, the broadcaster simply dials your system
and you can be on-air in seconds - the listener hears the same high-quality
they would if you were in the studio. It saves time and money in
travelling for you, and makes you a more attractive interviewee
to the radio station - they can get you quickly and know that they
won't have to do a poor quality telephone interview.
this section, we have provided answers to some of the questions
we get asked most often, but please do contact
us if you need to know more.
what exactly is an ISDN interview system?
simplest way to explain it is to say it's like a very high-quality
telephone. An ISDN interview system consists of a small amount of
specialised broadcast equipment which allows a radio station to
connect to you in full studio quality via a standard ISDN line.
You speak to them through the system's microphone (much like the
one you'd use if you visited their studios) and listen to the interviewer
through a pair of headphones.
big are your systems and what do they look like?
of our systems are small and inobtrusive - they can be placed in
the corner of an office or meeting room, or can be installed in
a dedicated room set aside for the purpose. They comprise a small
amount of audio equipment (like a mini-hifi), a microphone on a
tabletop or anglepoise stand, one or more pairs of headphones, and
optionally a recorder or logger. You can see some pictures of systems
that we sell on the 'Example systems
and pricing' page of this site.
has and uses systems like these?
most company press offices will have at least one system. Some also
install the equipment in the homes of key spokespersons or managers
so that they can be available for interview on the most listened
to early morning radio programmes, or out of hours. Many professional
interviewees (experts on given subjects) also have a system so that
they can be available to news and talks programmes, but don't spend
half of their lives in their cars! Most politicians, PR agencies,
government departments, local authorities, charities, trade organisations
and lobby groups have one too.
I have to be trained to use the system?
All of our systems are easy to use. In most cases, switch it on
and you are ready to go. If we install your system for you, our
installation engineer will conduct a basic usage tutorial with you
and demonstrate your system to you with a mock interview. We even
provide a 'broadcaster information sheet' with every system - this
is a single page containing all information and specifications for
your system that you can just fax to the radio station before your
interview to make sure that everything goes smoothly. Again, this
is just one of our small touches that you (and the radio stations
you appear on) will appreciate!
do I need apart from the system itself?
will need an ISDN line - these are available from most telephone
companies and are only slightly more expensive than an ordinary
phone line. In most countries, calls cost the same as an equivalent
phone call, though normally a radio station will call you in any
do I decide which room to put the system in?
should choose a room that is fairly quiet, and where people are
not likely to walk in in the middle of an interview. It is best
to avoid rooms where there is a lot of noise (for example, traffic
outside, noisy air-conditioning systems, background music or a lot
of other people) if possible. A room that is carpeted or has some
soft furnishings is an advantage as it offers better 'studio' acoustic
properties. If we install your system for you, our engineers can
advise on whether you should fit acoustic tiles to the walls for
the best quality - and we can install these for you also during
I record my interviews so I can listen back later, or to keep a
record for legal reasons?
We can specify systems that offer recording on Cassette, MiniDisc
the systems portable?
can supply portable systems, however if you are unlikely to need
to move the equipment, we'd normally recommend a fixed system for
the best quality and ease of use.
you hire equipment?
if you have a product launch or event and want to make your spokespersons
available live for local, national and international radio interviews
we can provide a system together with an engineer to make sure that
everything runs smoothly.
you service/repair ISDN systems?
we can advise on this and arrange for repairs of your existing system
more information, please do take a look through the information
on this site and/or contact
us directly - we're always happy to advise and
talk you through the different types of equipment available
that will meet your needs.