10/2/2007 5:49 AM
RF Central, a leading digital microwave technology provider, will introduce its new RFX-RMR-II 2GHz rack-mounted receiver at HD World 2007 (Booth #221). The unit offers complete HD upgradeability with the latest in high-quality, low-delay, HD decoding technology.
The RMR-II will receive both standard and high definition signals and output composite video, SDI (HD) or DVB-ASI depending on the source. Featuring an array of audio capabilities, including analog, digital and fully embedded audio outputs, the RMR-II is designed to provide exceptional performance for central receive sites, ENG and fixed link applications. The RMR-II offers robust RF performance with exceptional adjacent channel rejection and is built with a state-of-the-art fully upgradeable COFDM decoder. Demodulation modes include QPSK, 16 QAM and 64 QAM with auto detection. While presently available in the 2GHz frequency band, additional frequencies will be available upon request.
“The RFX-RMR-II is representative of RF Central‘s mission to provide today‘s broadcasters with alternatives and sophisticated technology,” says RF Central CEO Jeff Winemiller. “We are happy that this product is now available to broadcast professionals. While the unit is fully qualified to be part of the BAS relocation project when shipped in its standard definition format, it has been designed to allow full flexibility so customers can upgrade to HD whenever they are ready.”
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 www.rfcentral.com.
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 www.vitecgroup.com.