Las Vegas, NV, February 18, 2009 – RF Central, part of The Vitec Group’s RF Systems business unit, and a leading digital microwave technology provider, is rolling out an expanded product offering in its RFX-PRX-II portable handheld COFDM monitor/receiver at NAB 2009 (Booth C3707). Ideal for a wide range of applications including ENG confidence monitoring and security surveillance, this lightweight palm-sized receiver (available in 2 GHz, 5.8 GHz and 6.4 GHz bands) is packaged in a compact housing that spans just 16 x 12 x 3.8 centimeters. To ensure durability, the system is fully ruggedized using an ABS plastic shell.
“RF Central has taken its signature RFX-PRX to new heights by streamlining its system into a smaller and more compact design,” says RF Systems President Stephen Shpock. “With the RFX-PRX-II, ENG crews, TV production directors and police agencies are provided with the ability to receive microwave signals for technical, confidence or security monitoring applications that require mobile receive equipment.”
Delivering extreme sensitivity, the PRX-II is equipped with a 5.6 inch high-resolution screen and offers record and playback capabilities via a user replaceable flash memory card. The product can serve as a monitor/receiver and can additionally output composite or SVGA video and audio. Additionally, the PRX-II is CE approved and RoHS compliant. The unit receives COFDM DVB-T modulation in QPSK, 16 QAM and 64 QAM modes.
About RF Central
RF Central 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 2 GHz 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 Microwave Service Company and Nucomm, forms The Vitec Group RF Systems business unit, part of The Vitec Group Broadcast Systems Division. For more information about RF Central, visit www.rfcentral.com.
About The Vitec Group plc
The Vitec Group plc is acknowledged as a global leader in the supply of equipment and services to the broadcasting, entertainment and photographic industries and has established a reputation for technical excellence and superior engineering along with an astute business strategy which has seen it grow by acquisition. Innovation is a cornerstone of the Group’s activities and the organization is committed to a policy of continuous product development. With revenues (2007) of $546m (£274m) and over 2200 employees world-wide, its products are distributed in almost 100 countries, through a strong, fully-resourced distribution network or direct to the end user or corporate customer. More information can be found at www.vitecgroup.com.
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