For years, there has been a need for a compact broadcast station audio console. Since most stations play their music, spots, jingles, etc. from a PC hard drive, you no longer need dozens of sources or inputs....just a PC, a couple of mics, a CD player or two, a few other sources and perhaps a phone hybrid.
Many stations have attempted to use small "live music" or PA-type mixers, usually with mediocre results. PA-type mixers just don't have the functionality of a true radio station console! There'