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  • SR4 - Fixed Studio Package

    The SR4 is a popular solution for primary and secondary schools looking to make a feature of their School Radio station by dedicating permanent studio space.

    The SR4 furniture has been custom designed by School Radio to provide a compact, stylish and modern radio studio with the versatility to handle all types of shows.

    The SR4 includes a full suite of professional software and an up-rated rack mount playout PC with 23" touchscreen monitor.

    The package also includes professional audio encoding software and dynamic audio level processing hardware as standard.

    Onsite installation & training comes as standard as does lifetime support, resource access and two years subscription to School Radio Player.

    Package Details

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    Key Package Features: 

    School Radio SRMv2 Broadcast Mixing Desk

    The SRMv2 is a nine channel broadcast mixing desk designed by us specifically for use in our School Radio packages. Rather than re-badging an existing broadcast mixer, we wanted to design a mixer that offered powerful features and a user friendly interface suitable for use in primary and secondary schools. Once we designed the way the mixer should look and act, we partnered with the UK's leading broadcast technology manufacturer (Sonifex) to exclusively produce SRM mixers which you will only find in our School Radio packages. Sonifex liked there SRM so much they now produce the S0 which is a close cousin but the S0 does not offer the same rich, interactive features that you will find on the SRM.

    • 9 Channel Dual Input Mixer (4 mic inputs, 13 stereo inputs)
    • Built in telephone & Skype interface for telephone interviews etc*
    • Intelligent interaction with Myriad software
    • Level limited headphone output
    • Designed by us exclusively for School Radio
    • Built by Sonifex Ltd at their state of the art, UK factory.

    * Requires analogue telephone line

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    Unique SR4 Fixed Studio Furniture

    The SR4 studio furniture was designed by School Radio and is handmade in the UK. The studio furniture includes a flush mounted mixing desk, underside equipment pod and rounded guest 'talks' area.

    Available in a range of colours

    Choice of colour options

    Also available in traditional textured wood effect finish.

    Classic Studio Wood Finishes

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    Myriad Studio Playout Suite

    Professional radio playout software used by thousands of radio station around the world.

    • 3 x Myriad Playout Studio Software License
      • AudioWall
      • InstantCarts
      • Audio Editing
      • The Pad
      • Library Tab
      • Log Tab
    • 1 x Myriad AutoPlayer Software License
    • 3 x Myriad Manager Software Licenses
    • 1 x OCP
    • 1 x Advert Manager
    • 1 x AutoImport
    • 1 x AudioWall Processor
    • 3 x Bootstuff Licenses
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    Rackmount Professional Playout PC (inc multi-channel sound card)

    • Intel i3 Processor
    • 4GB Ram
    • 1TB Hard Drive
    • 4 Channel Sound Card
    • Wireless Keyboard & Mouse
    • Windows 10 Pro OS
     2u Playout PC

     22" Touch Screen Monitor

    Touch interface optimised for use with Myriad.

     

     Touchscreen

    1 x  K500 Myriad Control Keyboard

    Unique control keyboard for controlling the Myriad software. 

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    Stereo Speakers

    Powered stereo speakers with volume controlled from the SRM mixer. 

    AV32 Speakers 

    1 x Presenter Microphone

    High quality condenser microphone using phantom power provided by the SRM mixer.

     Presenter Mic

    1 x New Premium Articulated Mic Arm

    Adjustable microphone arm that allows you to position the presenter mic in the ideal place.

     Articulated Mic Arm

    3 x Guest Microphones

    Dynamic microphones ideal for co-presenters or guests.

     Guest Microphones

     3 x Desktop Mic Stands

    Sturdy desktop stand for guest microphones.

     Desktop Mic Stands

    4 x Headphones

    High quality, enclosed headphones ideal for broadcast applications. 

     2 x Headphones

    'Mic Live' Tower Light

    Desk mounted 'tower light' which illuminates whenever any of the presenter or guest microphones are in use. 

     Tower Light

    Audio Level Compressor / Limiter

    Helps avoid distortion by limiting audio that is too loud. Compressor/Limiters can't work miracles but it can really help you sound more professional.  

     MCL 204 Compressor / Limiter

    Large VU Display

    Just looks cool!

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    SAM Cast Web Encoder

    Professional web encoding software

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    National Curriculum - with 100+ additional notes relating to School Radio and our Premium Resource Packs (digital download version)

    Link your School Radio to key aims and statutory goals with the National Curriculum for England. Download our annotated copy of the document from the Premium Resources section of our website.

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    Premium Resource Kit - resource kits that reference the National Curriculum and guide you through using your School Radio system in the classroom (digital download version)

    Access a range of resources covering many common School Radio activities. Each resource kit includes references to the National Curriculum, guidance on feature structure and tips on 'best practice' from radio professionals.

     Premium Resource Pack

    24 Months Streaming & School Radio Player

    Get streaming with our customisable School Radio Player. Add your station name, logo and information and you are ready to stream your station to computers, tablets and mobiles in no time.

    * May require a port opening on your school's firewall.

     School Radio Player

     

    First School Radio Show Handbook (Physical copy)

    Our glossy 48 page, full colour handbook will guide you through the process of creating your first (and many other) School Radio shows.

     School Radio Handbook

    School Radio Studio User Guide (digital copy)

    Our glossy 168 Studio User Guide will guide you through all the technical aspects of your School Radio system. From the knobs on the mixer to how best to use the software tools, the Studio User Guide provides clear and simple information aimed at 'non-technical' users.

    Also available as printed hardback book!

    We can also provide a full 168 page, colour, hardback book edition with your studio package for an additional £30 per book. 

    Studio User Guide 

    Free Onsite Installation & Training 

    • Delivery to anywhere in mainland UK**
    • Half Day Onsite Installation & Setup
    • Half Day Onsite Training

    Training and installation to be done in a single visit.

    Extended training options available for an additional charge. Training and installation must take place on the same day.

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    Lifetime Technical Support

    • Lifetime Telephone, Email & Remote Control Support
    • UK Office Hours
    • Lifetime Access To Support Resources

     

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    Also available in traditional textured wood effect finish.

    Classic Studio Wood Finishes

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    Premium Resources & The National Curriculum

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    All School Radio systems include access to our Premium Resource kits and a fully annotated copy of the National Curriculum to help you get the most from your School Radio system and use it to meet key goals and statutory aims within the National Curriculum.

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    This Studio also includes the First School Radio Show Handbook, our glossy 48 page full colour guide to planning, creating and broadcasting your first School Radio show.

    Arrange A Free Onsite Demo Today

    We offer a free, no obligation, onsite demonstration for Schools and Colleges across the UK. Our onsite demonstrations include:

    • Full introduction to the hardware and software typically included in our studio packages.
    • Chance for some 'hands on' experience in radio production and broadcasting.
    • Optional 'mini workshop' with students to allow them to have a go at making a radio show.
    • Site survey, we can advise about streaming, networking and speaker installations whilst onsite.
    • No cost, no commitment and no heavy sell!

    Arrange A Demo Today

    Compare Studio Packages

    If you would like to compare all of our studio packages, download ourStudio Comparison PDF here

    International Customers

    We are happy to offer international shipping on all of our studio packages. Please contact our team to for more details and for a localised package price.

     

    * Requires standard analogue telephone line, analogue telephone handset and cable set. Phone and cable set available from us for £25

    ** Mainland UK only. Installation & Training must be completed in a single visit. Additional charges may apply for Northern Ireland and ROI.

     

     

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    Myriad is the UK's No.1 radio playout and automation system and can be found in more radio stations than any other system. Myriad is also used across the spectrum of radio broadcasters with our customer base including commercial, community, hospital, internet, student and school radio. So the system included in your school radio package is the same technology as we supply to the rest of the radio industry.

    Your school radio includes a full suite of professional grade Myriad software applications designed to provide all the software your School Radio station will ever need.

    • 3 x Myriad Playout Studio Software License
      • AudioWall
      • InstantCarts
      • Audio Editing
      • The Pad
      • Library Tab
      • Log Tab
    • 1 x Myriad AutoPlayer Software License
    • 3 x Myriad Manager Software Licenses
    • 1 x OCP
    • 1 x Advert Manager
    • 1 x AutoImport
    • 1 x AudioWall Processor
    • 3 x Bootstuff Licenses

    This means that you can install the Myriad Playout software on two additional PC's (not supplied in the package) to allow students to add content, edit audio and prepare shows before it is time to use the studio.

    The combined retail value of this software bundle is £8150+vat  but it is all included within this School Radio package.

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    This studio package includes onsite installation and training at any school within mainland UK. Our experienced team will arrive at your site with your pre-built School Radio package and install it in to your chosen location. 

    Fixed studio packages will be neatly installed and connected to your schools network via the provided network access point.

    If you have opted for a portable system then our engineers will show you how to setup the system and answer any questions you may have.

     

    Once the installation / setup is complete, our team member will spend 3-4 hours demonstrating how to use the system and answering all your questions. This training will mainly focus on the software elements although all aspects of your School Radio package will be covered.

    Depending on the School Radio package you have ordered and the distance we have travelled, our School Radio installations may be staggered over two days with the engineer staying locally overnight, but don't worry, you will not be charged extra if that is the case.

    Additional training sessions (both local and remote) can be arranged for a small additional cost.

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    All SR Range packages NOW include Lifetime Aftercare which includes the following benefits.

    • Telephone, email & remote support (9:30 to 17:30, monday to friday)
    • Access to over 4 hours of tutorial videos
    • Electronic product documentation (interactive and PDF)
    • Access to extended resources on the School Radio website 
    • Minor software updates (within major version number (v4.x to v4.xx)

     

Request a No Obligation Quote Now

RRP Price
£14,579+vat
Our Price
£7,749+vat (inc onsite installation & training)

Stylish fixed School Radio studio. The SR4 is a comprehensive, fixed School Radio studio package featuring a modern, contemporary studio furniture design and a full complement of broadcast studio features.

"A few years ago I stood in the playground with 400 children and we jumped up and down for one minute. We were jumping in unison with thousands of other children around the UK to see if we could register on the Richter Scale. With hindsight this is a pretty crazy thing to do. What if it had worked? What if there had been a significant land movement as a result of us jumping? Think of all those other things that were jumping at the same time. Kangaroos, children on space hoppers, beans, anyone in a gym and a few people watching Whoopi Goldbery in Jumping Jack Flash! Anything could have happened. On the Internet ideas can go viral so quickly. Take Dumb Ways to Die, an ad campaign for staying safe around trains, which has had over 59 million hits so far. Imagine if ‘Jump Day’ had gone viral! The idea of almost 60 million people suddenly deciding to jump… There are over 7 billion people of the planet. It makes me wonder; what does it take to get 7 billion people involved in the same activity at the same time? What would happen if they all jumped at the same time? And how do you reach them to tell them? In school, I constantly tell the children that their work isn’t just for them and their teacher, it’s for a potential audience of 7 billion. Dream big, right? So, we publish children’s work online, in books, we makes videos and we have a radio station running 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Last week I received an email from Georgia, US. The email was from the Principal of Elm Street Elementary School and she had been compelled to get in touch with me about Anson Radio. She is one of the 7 billion. She is also living 4224 miles away and in a completely different time zone! Yet we connected. The Principal told me how inspired she had been by the work of the school generally in our use of technology but particularly how she had enjoyed listening to the children on Anson Radio. She is our biggest fan! Our children were blown away that someone that far away was listening to them, that their ideas were being heard, that all I’d told them about the 7 billion listeners could come true! Many people have asked us why a primary school wanted a radio station and I think the answer is simple. We don’t want one. We need one. Using School Radio we are able to give the children a voice and a purpose to their work. For a school with high numbers of children who speak English as a second language (80-90%), radio broadcasting and podcasting are crucial to improve speaking and listening skills. We see children coming in to the radio station who find it hard to communicate in class, but they come alive when they step in to the room. In time this translates back to their class work, not just in their speaking skills, but also in their desire to produce writing of quality to record on the radio. Since the introduction of the radio station we have seen motivation, engagement and quality increase in the vast array of work being recorded on the station. We have sections on story, poetry and science. We have history, facts and songs. Children recorded their instructions, play their musical instruments and broadcast live to the dining room and playground at lunchtime. In addition we strip sound from class assemblies, school YouTube videos and performances to give children their voice. School Radio is powerful. School radio gives the youngest children a reason to write, a place to speak and a way to share their work with 7 billion. Just imagine the idea of connecting with 7 billion people, sharing your work, making them laugh or cry or shout or scream or making the want to jump up and down! Imagine the consequences!"

Simon Pile - Assistant Head Teacher at Anson Primary

Optional Extras

Drama Suite Upgrade Package


This package includes additional microphones, floor stands, equipment and cables to allow you to add a dedicated drama suite to your School Radio Studio. Whether you want to produce a daily 'soap opera' or just the occasional radio play, this package is a useful addition to your School Radio setup.

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Sound Deadening


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This range of packages comprehensively address all of the potential problems in a project studio that can cause acoustic distortion. Each package includes Image Tools to control comb filtering arising from strong reflections, Spatial Tools to increase the diffusion in small rooms, and Bass Tools to minimize low frequency room modes and speaker boundary interference distortion.

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Speaker Systems


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Installing speakers in key areas of your school is the most traditional way of creating a School Radio system. Speakers can be installed in key rooms such as dinner halls, libraries and corridors as well as externally to the playground.

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Benefits of School Radio

  • A More Inclusive School

    A School Radio station run by the students and for the students will help build an inclusive a... Read More

  • Increase Vocational Skills

    Despite the ease of use, the Myriad software (included in all of our SR range packages) is not... Read More

  • Develop Communication

    Radio is about speaking and listening. Whether you are presenting or just listening to a show,... Read More

  • Improve Literacy

    Seems strange to be talking about writing skills in radio but the first time a student looks a... Read More

  • National Curriculum

    Aside from being a lot of fun, School Radio also helps schools and academies to supplement lea... Read More

  • Build Confidence

    Most people find talking to 'mic' in a closed room far less intimidating than appearing o... Read More

  • Giving Students A Voice

    School Radio offers a platform for your students to discuss the issues that matter to them in ... Read More

  • Teamwork

    School Radio can be used as both a learning aid and a communication tool by all the department... Read More

Requirements for SR4 - Fixed Studio

  • Two standard UK power sockets
  • Hardwired network access point
  • Web access
  • Space large enough to accomodate package (1.6m x 0.8m)  and presenters.
  • BT analogue telephone line (if required)