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Last Updated: 2014-11-18

Ward-Beck Systems Ltd.

Company information

 
 
Legal Name:   Ward-Beck Systems Ltd.
Operating Name:   Ward-Beck Systems Ltd.
 
Mailing Address
9-945 Middlefield Rd
SCARBOROUGH, Ontario
M1V 5E1
Location Address
9-945 Middlefield Rd
SCARBOROUGH, Ontario
M1V 5E1
 
Telephone: (416) 335-5999
Ext: 22
Toll Free Phone: 1-800-771-2556
Fax: (416) 335-5202
Email: eugenejohnson@ward-beck.com
Website URL: http://www.ward-beck.com 
 
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Contact information

 
Kevin Lyver
  Title:   Chief Operating Officer
  Area of Responsibility:   Domestic Sales & Marketing Export Sales & Marketing Manufacturing/Production/Operations Customer Service
  Telephone:   (416) 335-5999
  Ext:   35
  Email:   kevinlyver@ward-beck.com
 
 
Wayne Young
  Title:   Sales and Marketing
  Area of Responsibility:   Domestic Sales & Marketing Export Sales & Marketing
  Telephone:   (416) 335-5999
  Ext:   47
  Fax:   (416) 335-5202
  Email:   wayne.young@ward-beck.com
 
 
Eugene Johnson
  Title:   Director
  Area of Responsibility:   Management Executive
  Telephone:   (416) 335-5999
  Ext:   22
  Fax:   (416) 335-5202
  Email:   eugenejohnson@ward-beck.com
 
 
Gerald Bell
  Title:   Manager
  Area of Responsibility:   Manufacturing/Production/Operations
  Telephone:   (416) 335-5999
  Ext:   47
  Fax:   (416) 335-5202
  Email:   gerrybell@ward-beck.com
 
 
Colleen Johnson
  Title:   Vice President
  Area of Responsibility:   Finance/Accounting
  Telephone:   (416) 335-5999
  Ext:   26
  Fax:   (416) 335-5202
  Email:   colleenjohnson@ward-beck.com
 

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Company description

 
Established in 1967, Ward-Beck Systems Ltd. is a privately
owned, 100% Canadian corporation. The supply of professional
broadcast equipment to the most successful radio and television
facilities around the world is the focus of the company, and all
aspects of manufacturing, including R&D, engineering, electronic
assembly, metal fabrication, quality control and sales and
marketing are administered at our plant in Toronto, Canada. We
are noted for our ability to supply custom system design and
engineering solutions to the most discerning clients in the
broadcast, post production, and film industries.
Ward-beck produces a line of “on air” radio consoles as well as
terminal gear to distribute, monitor and meter analog and
digital audio and video signals, converters to transition
between analog and digital audio and video signal formats.  
Country of Ownership: Canada  
Year Established: 1967
Exporting: Yes  
Primary Industry (NAICS): 334220 - Radio and Television Broadcasting and Wireless Communications Equipment Manufacturing
Primary Business Activity: Manufacturer / Processor / Producer  
Total Sales ($CDN): $1,000,000 to $4,999,999 
Export Sales ($CDN): $1,000,000 to $4,999,999 
Number of Employees: 20 

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Product / Service / Licensing

 
Product Name: AMPLIFIERS, AUDIO, NES
 
ANALOG AUDIO DISTRIBUTION - SEE D8212 SERIES
DIGITAL AUDIO DISTRIBUTION - SEE 8200 SERIES

 
Product Name: ANALOG AUDIO DISTRIBUTION AMPLIFIERS D8212 SERIES
 
The D8212 Audio Distribution System address the demands of
broadcasters and other audio professionals for quality high
performance modular audio distribution components. The system
comprises an MF82 frame, choice of terminations, up to twelve
plug-in amplifiers and dual redundant M8245 switch-mode power
supplies. Plug-in modules include:

. M8200 Remote Sensitivity Amplifier
. M8201 Announce Channel Control Module
. M8202 Remote Sensitivity Distribution Amplifier
. M8203 Oscillar
. M8204 Stereo Distribution Amplifier
. M8205/M8205B Audio Distribution Amplifier
. M8206/M8206B Matrix Audio Distribution Amplifier
. M8207 Audio Compressor/Limiter
. M8208 Remote Level Amplifier

 
Product Name: BROADCASTING EQUIPMENT, RADIO, NES
 
METERING/MONITORING/MEASUREMENT, AUDIO DISTRIBUTION
AND MORE 1-800-771-2556



 
Product Name: CUSTOM METER PANELS
 
Custom fabricated meter panels with your choice of 1 - 4 VU,
PPM, or Correlation meters. All meters are LED illuminated and
supplied with appropriate 115V power source. Call the factory
for a quote on the meter panel to suit your needs.

 
Product Name: DIGITAL AUDIO DISTRIBUTION AMPLIFIERS 8200 SERIES
 
D8201 AES/EBU Digital Reclocking Distribution Amplifier
D8202 AES/EBU Digital to Analog Converter
D8203 AES/EBU Analog to Digital Converter
D8204 Reclocking Digital DA 75 Ohm
D8204A Reclocking Digital DA/Analog Outputs
D8205
D8206 DARS Generator
D8207 Sample Rate Converter


 
Product Name: ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC PROP MEAS/TEST INST NES
 
 
Product Name: IMPEDANCE CONVERTER TUBES AND PANELS
 
IMP-1M Impedance Transformer XLR Male to BNC
IMP-1F Impedance Transformer XLR Female to BNC
IMP-1F10 Impedance Transformer XLR Female to BNC 10dBu loss pad
IMP-12 Impedance Matching Panel (12XLR(F) to BNC)
IMP-12A Impedance Matching Panel (12XLR(M) to BNC)
IMP-12B Impedance Matching Panel (6XLR(F)+6XLR(M) to BNC)
IMP-20A Impedance Matching Panel (screw terminals & BNC
on same surface)

 
Product Name: openGear
 
openGear Cards for Audio and video processing. Analog, AES, DolbyE/AC3
Embedders, Disembedders, Doldy E encoders and decoders for HD/SD SDI signals

 
Product Name: PODS
 
Compact, Rugged, Affordable, rack-mountable singly or in pairs in
any combination:

POD 1 - Bi-Directional Balance/Unbalance Converter

. Used to convert consumer grade equipment to broadcast
quality standards

. Converts a balanced stereo audio signal to unbalanced on
RCA type phono plugs, and an unbalanced stereo audio signal to
balance on XLR-3 type connectors

. Screwdriver trim controls adjust to the appropriate
levels

POD 2 - 4 x 1 Stereo Audio Selector

. A solid state stereo audio selector, 4 inputs to 1 output

POD 3 - Stereo Peak/VU Level Indicator

. Stereo LED bargraph display which indicates average (VU)
and peak levels simultaneously

. Switchable L+R and L-R display option for phase check

POD 4 - Dual Microphone Preamplifier

. Provides amplification for microphones to line level

. Switched or direct outputs available from each
preamplifier

. Switched output may be remotely controlled

. Direct outputs available on XLR-3 connectors, switched
outputs available on screw terminals

POD 5 - Dual Headphone Amplifier

. Two independent two-channel headphone amplifiers each
with program interrupt for talkback

. Program interrupt may be remotely controlled

POD 6 - Miniature Headphone Amplifier

. Utility two-channel, mount-anywhere headphone amplifier

. Ideal for use in consoles, announcer turrets, etc.

POD 7 - Control Room Interface Module

. Provides 4 opto-coupled relay circuits and 4 opto-
isolation circuits to solve control incompatibilities between

various pieces of studio equipment, i.e. console to on-air lights

. Includes a low-power speaker amplifier

POD 8 - Stereo Audio DA 1 x 6

POD 9 - 1 x 6 Video Switcher

POD 10 - 1 x 6 AES/EBU Digital Audio Switcher

POD 11 - AES/EBU Audio Monitor

POD 12 - AES/EBU Reclocking Digital Audio DA

POD 13 - Dual D to A Converter

POD 14 - Dual A to D Converter

POD 15 - 1x6 Video DA

POD 16 - 2x1 Stereo Audio Fader

 
Product Name: PREAMPLIFIERS, AUDIO
 
 
Product Name: RADIO AND TV BROADCASTING EQUIPMENT
 
 
Product Name: SELECT SERIES
 
Terrific line of metering and monitoring products in quality-
designed and built rackmount packaging, including AMS4, AMS8, AMS16, SMS4,
QSP2 and QSP2/D, RAV24, RV24, AMX6 and lots more
- AMS4 Audio Monitor System
- AMX6 6 Channel Audio Mixer/Monitor System
- QSP2 Mini Cue Speaker, Analog Input
- QSP2D Mini Cue Speaker, Digital Input
- SMS4 4 Channel Stereo Metering System
- RAV24 Audio Video Routing Switcher
- RV24 Video Only Routing Switcher
- RA24 Audio Only Routing Switcher
LEGENDARY DESIGN - AFFORDABLY YOURS

 
Product Name: TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT, NES
 
 
Product Name: TRANSMITTING EQUIPMENT, TV BROADCAST
 
 
Product Name: TV BROADCAST STUDIO EQUIPMENT NES
 
 

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Market profile

Geographic markets:

Export experience:
  • Algeria
  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • China
  • Fiji
  • India
  • Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Israel
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Mexico
  • New Zealand
  • South Africa
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • Wisconsin
Actively pursuing:
  • Albania
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Montenegro
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation
  • Serbia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Delaware
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • New Hampshire
  • North Dakota
  • South Dakota
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • West Virginia
  • Wyoming

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