Public access TV offers visitors a peek inside the studio

Marshall Miles in the master control room at the public access cable television studio in North Canaan. Photo by Asher Pavel

NORTH CANAAN — Tri-State Communications hosted an open house at its public access television studio at Geer Village on Saturday, Nov. 19.

Tri-State co-owners Marshall Miles and Jill Goodman proudly showed off the facility, which Miles said has state-of-the-art digital equipment. In his tour of the master control room, for example, he noted that there used to be eight VHS vidoetape recorder/players. They have now been replaced by a single digital unit, which is the size of a single VHS player.

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