12.15.2008 10:39 AM
Gepco cabling supports Columbia’s RCN-TV digital upgrade

In preparation for its transition to digital transmission, RCN-TV, one of Colombia’s first and largest private television channels, has completed an upgrade to its audio and video equipment in the master control, news and post-production studios at its Bogotá station. With large distances and the need for equipment to transmit both SD and HD signals, RCN-TV selected Gepco cables as part of its interconnect solution.

The upgrade at RCN-TV incorporates Gepco’s HDC920 SMPTE 311M hybrid fiber cable for high-definition video cameras, LVT61859 extra-flexible triaxial camera cable, VSD2001 high-definition coax cable, VPM2000 high-definition coax cable, 61801EZ single-pair audio cable and MP1201 quad-star microphone cables.

Best known for its production of “Yo Soy Betty la Fea,” which has received the highest viewing records of any telenovela as well as its comprehensive news network, RCN-TV’s Bogotá facility has multiple sound stages, which produce more than 12 hours of programming on a daily basis. To keep the broadcast quality at the level that its viewers are accustomed to, RCN-TV installed some of the top audio and video equipment. Various interconnects were required to ensure that the upgrade would be able to accommodate both SD digital transmission today and HD in the future.

Another major obstacle during the RCN-TV upgrade was distance, with some of the runs reaching 500ft long. Due to their high-quality construction, the Gepco cables were able to provide transmission of both audio and video over these long distances.

For more information, visit www.gepco.com.


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