For 50 years, RTW from Cologne has accompanied the steady technological progress in the pro-audio industry with innovative instruments and technologies for visual audio monitoring in broadcast, production, post-production, and quality control. Whether audio metering, loudness metering, or signal monitoring, RTW’s state-of-the-art systems are the result of a future-oriented strategic approach that focuses on continuous development while putting maximum attention to reliability and protecting their client’s investments.
The TouchMonitor range truly marks a paradigm shift in visual audio monitoring and loudness metering. The TM7 and TM9 units are the essence of many years of experience. They combine maximum flexibility and modularity with an intuitive touch-enabled surface and multichannel signal analysis. The new ergonomic TouchMonitor concept is touchscreen-based and offers unprecedented freedom in arranging and scaling user-interface controls. Today, virtually all major mixing-console vendors implement OEM versions of the TM7 or TM9 on their products. And the TM3 opens new markets for RTW: This attractively priced entry-level product featuring a 4.3″ capacitive touchscreen with pro-grade loudness, true peak, and PPM metering functions transfers the TouchMonitor concept into a more compact metering solution for journalist cubicles, edit suits, and small control rooms
TOUCH MONITOR – World-class Eyes-on and Hands-on Audio Monitoring
i) Touch Monitor TM9
The Touch Monitor TM9 is a 9” high grade touch screens with an easy-to-use GUI which perfect for production, post-production and broadcast usages. The TM9 is user-friendly, can simply controlled by using finger or mouse. Instruments can be scaled, randomly positioned and combined in almost every way for optimized use of available screen space. Even multiple instruments of the same type, assigned to different input channels and configurations, can be displayed simultaneously. Plus, a context-sensitive, on-screen help feature supports the user, allowing him to make setup changes with ease. It is fully scalable, modular software concept allows flexible configuration according to your needs.
9-inch desktop TouchMonitor with a 16:9 TFT touch screen display. 32 channel Ravenna AoiP I/O (with AES67 and ST 2110) via dedicated primary and secondary RJ-45 connectors. VGA video signal output, RJ-45 Ethernet connectivity, 2 USB 2.0 ports, a GPIO port and a 12 – 24 V DC interlocking power connector Binder 710 type. Standard software. Power supply.
II) Touch Monitor TM7
Where space is an issue, TouchMonitor TM7 series is the ideal choice. It is a 7″ high-grade touch screen that have the same operational concept and GUI of TM9. The TM7 lets you configure the instruments of your choice with ease. Instruments can be scaled, randomly positioned and combined for optimized use of available screen space. The modular software concept lets you purchase exactly the features you actually require. Beside the table-top version of TouchMonitor TM7 an OEM version is available for mounting TM7 into mixing consoles or other front panels. It can also be combined with mounting adapters for a seamless integration into 19″/3U standard racks or into standard 19″ rack-mount cabinets for waveform monitors for video studios.
7 inch desktop TouchMonitor with a 16:9 TFT touch screen display. 32 channel Ravenna AoIP I/O (with AES67 and ST 2110) via dedicated primary and secondary RJ-45 connectors. VGA video signal output, RJ-45 Ethernet connectivity, 2 USB 2.0 ports, a GPIO port and a 12 – 24 V DC interlocking power connector Binder 710 type. Standard software. Power supply.
III) Touch Monitor -TM3 Smart
“Professional Loudness, True Peak and PPM metering at an affordable price with easy and flexible preset control
The compact TM3 Smart with full feature set comes with a capacitive 4.3“touch screen and intuitive preset control at an affordable price. With its feature list, it is the ideal out-of-the box solution for editorial offices, edit suites, small control rooms, and all applications with the need of easily readable loudness-compliant level control. TM3 Smart consists of a display unit for vertical or horizontal use and a remote interface box. It handles analog or digital stereo signals and digital 6-channel signals. TM3 Smart‘s flexible user interface allows the selection of presets quickly and simply with just a finger swipe. The contained factory presets present a cross-section of the applications, audio connections and standards and allow you to start working right out of the box.
4,3″ capacitive touch screen TouchMonitor TM3 have flexible screen layout with scalable instruments either vertical or horizontal operation. Analog Stereo input (channels L and R) via 2 x RCA (unbalanced), with potentiometers adjustable from 150 mV to 30 V or analog Stereo input (channels L and R) via 25-pin Sub-D (balanced), +4/+6 dBu, with software adjustable from 0 to +10 dBu.
IV) Touch Monitor – TM3 -3G
Professional Loudness, True Peak and PPM metering for 3G SDI audio with optional 16-channel deembedder outputs and monitor controller The TM3-3G Smart with full feature set is a compact and versatile out-of-the-box solution for metering, deembedding and monitoring of 3G-SDI audio signals using a 4.3“ touch screen for vertical or horizontal use. The TM3-3G Smart‘s flexible user interface allows for quick and simple preset selection as well as setting the monitoring level.The compact TM3-3G Smart consists of a display unit for vertical or horizontal use and a remote interface box. With its integrated 3G-SDI deembedder interface, the TM3-3G displays level and loudness of any eight 3G-SDI audio channels. Independently from this, up to 16 SDI audio signals can be sent to eight AES3 outputs. TM3-3G Smart‘s flexible user interface allows the selection of presets quickly and simply with just a finger swipe. The contained comprehensive set of factory presets present a cross-section of the applications, audio connections and standards and allow you to start working right out of the box.
IV) Touch Monitor : TMR7 Loudness in Radio Broadcasting
4-Channel Metering Solution for Broadcast Environments TMR7 TouchMonitor 4-channel solution featuring 7“ touchscreen and the unique TouchMonitor operating concept integrates all metering options required in radio broadcasting to a solution made to measure. (Loudness, true peak, PPM, vectorscope, moving-coil instruments, RTA, and correlation). Two AES3 digital inputs allow for parallel monitoring of the on-air signal and a PFL source.The hardware and software of the TMR7 TouchMonitor are perfectly adjusted to radio-broadcast requirements. The technological basis of the new unit is the TM7 TouchMonitor with its flexible modular configuration. Available as desktop, fitted, or OEM unit, the TM7 covers all applications in professional audio metering.
7 inch desktop TouchMonitor with a 16:9 TFT touch screen display in a sturdy table-top frame with movable table-stand (approx. 245 x 165.5 [185.5] x 46.5  mm, W x H x D [with table-stand]). 4 channel digital AES3-format I/O via XLR-3p. RJ-45 Ethernet connectivity, 2 USB 2.0 ports, a GPIO port and a 24 V DC interlocking power connector Binder 710 type. Power supply.