10/15/2007 7:48 AM
New York, NY, October 15, 2007 - RF Central, a leading digital microwave technology provider, debuted its new RFX-RMT-II 2GHz rack-mounted transmitter at HD World 2007. Designed with broadcasters in mind, the unit offers complete HD upgradeability with the latest in high-quality, low-delay, HD encoding technology.
With inputs of a composite, component, SDI (HD) or DVB-ASI signal, this new product is perfect for live news and sports coverage. The compact unit offers a variable 6/7/8 MHz modulator, 500mw power output, and full MPEG menu control by the customer. It is designed for live news and sports crews requiring the ultimate in quality and performance in a rack-mounted transmitter. The RFX-RMT-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. While presently available in the 2GHz frequency band, additional frequencies will be available upon request.
“RF Central is proud to introduce the RFX-RMT-II,” says RF Central CEO Jeff Winemiller. “Its state-of-the-art design allows the customer the ability to migrate to full HD capability, delivering the ultimate in high definition video performance.”
While the RFX-RMT-II is available is standard SD, it is software upgradeable to full High Definition (HD) capability. Demodulation modes include QPSK, 16 QAM and 64 QAM.
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.