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Verona, NY, October 17, 2007 - RF Central, a leading digital microwave technology provider, introduced its RFX-CMT-II 5.8GHz camera-mounted transmitter at the Broadcast & Technology Expo 2007. Designed for live sports stadium and arena coverage, the unit offers complete HD upgradeability with the latest in high-quality, low-latency, HD encoding technology.

With inputs of HD, SDI, ASI or Composite video signals, this new product is perfect for live and real time image transmissions. Applications include high quality imagery for live stadium displays, broadcasts, surveillance, monitoring and situational awareness. The compact unit offers a variable 6/7/8 MHz modulator, 100mw power output, and full MPEG menu control by the customer. It is designed for live transmissions requiring the ultimate in quality and performance from a wireless camera transmitter. The RFX-CMT-II‘s linear RF amplification technology limits spectral regrowth at full power to less than -35dBc, offering robust RF performance with exceptional adjacent channel rejection. The CMT-II is offered presently in the 2GHz and 5.8GHz frequency bands. Other frequencies are available upon request.

“RF Central prides itself in providing commercial off-the-shelf technology alternatives and sophisticated solutions for today‘s world of live image transmission, news and sports coverage,” says RF Central CEO Jeff Winemiller. “The RFX-CMT-II 5.8GHz is representative of that mission.”

While the RFX-CMT-II is available in Standard Definition, it is software upgradeable to full High Definition (HD) and will interface with all standard broadcast portable power systems.

About RF Central

RF Central, LLC manufactures and supplies state-of-the-art microwave equipment to television broadcast and government customers throughout the United States. As one of the premier suppliers of broadcast equipment required to complete the 2GHz BAS transition, RF Central has grown from a few employees in 2005 to over 60 full-time dedicated professionals today. Located in Carlisle, PA, RF Central also provides specialized integration, installation, and engineering services. RF Central is marked by its unique qualifications within the industry, its focus on customer service and its dedication to expanding and improving the terrestrial microwave options available to customers. RF Central, along with Nucomm, Inc. and Microwave Service Company, form the Vitec Group RF Systems business unit, a part of Vitec Group Broadcast Systems Division. For more information, visit

About The Vitec Group

The Vitec Group supplies a wide range of equipment and services to the broadcasting, entertainment and photographic industries. Its products are distributed in nearly 100 countries, either through dealerships or direct to the end user or corporate customer. Vitec is based on strong, well known, premium brands that professionals rely on. Vitec is organized in three divisions: Imaging & Staging, Broadcast Systems and Broadcast Services. For more information, visit

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