Open captioning is the delivery of a body of text via a computer and cable link to a display, usually a dot matrix screen, triggered in real-time by an operator.
The equipment needed for a captioned performance comprises:
1 x laptop computer loaded with captioning program, spellcheck program and converter driver
1 x link to captioning software, spellcheck software, converter driver and technical information
1 x USB A-B cable
1 x USB RS485 interface unit
1 x XLR Y-cord
2 x 2 metre microphone cable
2 x 20 metre microphone cable
1 x drum 100 metre microphone cable
1 x drum 50 metre microphone cable
1 x Stagetext display in transit case
RS232/RS485 converter and RS485 data cabling.
For more details on purchasing your own captioning equipment, please email enquiries, or call us on 020 7377 0540.