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Gearhouse Broadcast Qatar Ltd carried out a turnkey broadcast solution for the State Mosque of Qatar.The broadcast control room was fitted with a Sony DVS 9000 vision mixer, Imagine Communications routing, glue and Inscriber graphics, Sony VTRs as well as a Miranda Kaleido multi-viewer driving six JVC 42" LCD display monitors.

The audio mixer supplied is a Soundcraft BB100 and it all fits in bespoke Custom Consoles technical furniture. The five Sony BVP-E30 system cameras supplied with a mix of Canon J35 and J22 lenses are supplemented by ten Panasonic AW-E860 cameras with Canon YJ20 lenses on hot-heads. Some of the other major system components are provided by Trilogy Communications, Tektronix and Evertz.

Additional to the broadcast control room installation is the provision of comprehensive technical cabling to custom wall boxes throughout the Mosque some fitted with maThe wall boxes allows great flexibility as each is fitted with varying numbers of triax, video and audio connectivity back to the control room. The installation set up also provides a connection for Qatar Television's live broadcasts. QTV will be use the mosque for live feed in every occasion during Ramadan EID's , Adha EID's & every Friday during praying time.

Eamonn Dowdall, Managing Director at Gearhouse Broadcast explains "the State Mosque is being built for the Emir of Qatar, and is believed to be the biggest in the Middle East. The entire development has an incredible land area of 175,000 square metres and the mosque itself will be able to accommodate 10,000 worshipers. Gearhouse Broadcast are carrying out a high specification broadcast installation for this prestigious place of worship.".