JVC Offers Free Upgrade for HD MPEG-2 Encoder

August 20, 2004
Customers who buy the DM-JV600U before December 2004 can get a free 4:2:2 upgrade worth $5,000.

Introduced at NAB2004, the DM-JV600U is being used for HD satellite backhaul and contribution as well as ENG and electronic field production (EFP).

"The DM-JV600U is already a popular cost-effective encoder designed for ProHD D-VHS ASI mastering, reviewing dailies and press and preview screenings. With the 4:2:2 option, the encoder is now ideal for higher-end content and satellite backhaul," said Lawrence Librach, JVC's assistant vice president Business Development Broadcast and Entertainment.

The multiformat encoder accepts SMPTE-292M HD-SDI signals and encodes them into HD MPEG-2 format and provides a transport stream (TS) through its two DVB-ASI interfaces.

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