Grass Valley, NEP Shooters Team Up for NBA All-Star Game

February 23, 2005
Thomson Grass Valley multiformat production gear was loaded onto an NEP Shooters digital mobile production unit to produce the SD and HD telecast of the NBA All-Star-Game on Feb. 20.

TNT broadcasted the game--1080i HD format-- live from the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colo. at 8:00 p.m.

Pittsburgh-based NEP Supershooters equipped its SS-18 and SS-27 trucks with a Grass Valley Kalypso HD switcher, more than 12 LDK 6000 mk II WorldCam HD cameras, a Trinix video routing switcher, Grass Valley Concerto Series audio routing switcher and several Gecko and Kameleon signal conversion modules.

Viewers with SD and analog NTSC TV received a downcoverted image from the output of the Grass Valley LDK 6000 mk II WorldCam HD cameras.

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