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MultiDyne introduces fiber-optic transport
MultiDyne has introduced the HD-1500 series of serial digital video fiber-optic transport links. The new product line is intended to ease the engineering and financial difficulties associated with the migration to digital and HD television.
Supported standards include SMPTE 292M 1.485Gb/s, SMPTE 259M with operation from 143Mb/s to 360Mb/s, SMPTE 310M 19.4Mb/s, M2S or DVB-ASI 270Mb/s, SMPTE 344M 540Mb/s and SMPTE 305M SDTi rates.
The HD-1500 series of products are available in compact standalone and rack-mount packages making them suitable for field remotes, sporting events, ENG/SNG, production and in-plant signal distribution. The power requirements are 110 and 220 VAC with a wall-mount power supply or 5 to 16 VDC with an external battery.
MultiDyne said the compact unit offers an economical solution for the distribution of digital signals from 5Mb/s to 1.5Gb/s up to 20km single-mode or more than 300m over multimode fiber-optic cables.
For more information, visit www.multidyne.com.