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Wimbledon Video Feed

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Wimbledon Video Feed

Tennis has just switched from BBC One to BBC Two.
My crazy brain presented me with an image of a dimly lit room somewhere in London.
A man is sitting at a desk with a bank of HDMI sockets in front of him labelled with the various BBC channels.
An HDMI cable labelled Wimbledon is plugged into the socket labelled BBC One.
In response to a telephone call he pulls it out of the socket labelled BBC One and inserts in into the socket labelled BBC Two.
Job done he goes off to make a well earned cup of tea.
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Re: Wimbledon Video Feed

Would he have to wear hi-viz clothing and do a risk assessment before he could remove the cable then perform the same again before plugging it back in Cheesy

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Re: Wimbledon Video Feed

'appen so lad.....'appen so.
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Re: Wimbledon Video Feed

The BBC is old school - It's a big knife switch Smiley
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I didn't think knife switches could handle Dolby Digital Undecided
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They can if you use 20 of them and flick them all at the same time Wink
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That chap's cup of tea was more well earned than I first thought Shocked
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Re: Wimbledon Video Feed

This is what we have to deal with at times...
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Forget the tea.......more like a triple brandy Shocked
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Re: Wimbledon Video Feed

More like birds nest soup Wink
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Re: Wimbledon Video Feed

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This is what we have to deal with at times...

I knew I'd seen one of those pictures before ........
http://www.thinkcomputers.org/the-craziest-network-messes-ever/2/
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Not a video cable in sight either...  Wink
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Quote from: PlusComUK
This is what we have to deal with at times...

I knew I'd seen one of those pictures before ........
http://www.thinkcomputers.org/the-craziest-network-messes-ever/2/

Oops Roll eyes Roll eyes
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Not a video cable in sight either...  Wink

To be fair a lot of the stuff is digital these days. That picture was originally posted (I think) by a communications company based in Kent.
Having been involved in IT for the past couple of decades (and more) I get many of these pictures sent through social media feeds  Grin
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To be fair a lot of the stuff is digital these days.

I know, but not over RJ45s just yet in a production centre - 30 years as a broadcast engineer in a couple of months time...