Axia Ships First xSwitches

Axia reports initial users of its Axia xSwitch, which is now shipping; the company calls the product the first “zero-config, built-for-broadcast Ethernet switch.”

Units were purchased by CBS station WHFS(AM), the former WJFK, in Washington; Towson University’s WTMD(FM) in Baltimore; Salt & Light Media’s WGRC(FM) in Lewisburg, Pa.; Lincoln Financial’s WLYF(FM) in Miami; and Southern Cross Austereo in New South Wales, Australia.

Emmis news station WIBC(FM), Indianapolis, purchased nine RAQ rack-mount mixing consoles with QOR.16 integrated console engines, along with 18 Mixed-Signal xNodes.

KNAU(FM) at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff bought three 24-position Element consoles with Axia StudioEngine mixing engines, plus 20 Analog, AES/EBU and Microphone xNodes for a studio rebuild.

And in Axia’s hometown, Salem Communications' Cleveland cluster — WHFM(FM) “The Fish,” WHK(AM) and WHKW(AM) ordered five 15-fader iQ mixing consoles and one 8-Fader iQ, all with QOR.32 integrated mixing engines, plus 14 xNodes for their studio refurb project.

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