The Netherlands, Amsterdam, September 17, 2008 – RF Central, a leading digital microwave technology provider, introduced its new RMR-X6-II six-way COFDM diversity receiver at IBC 2008. Building on the success of its original RFX-RMR-X6, the RMR-X6-II delivers new advancements and capabilities.
Representing the latest in maximum ratio combining technology, the RMR-X6-II offers superior diversity reception with new cutting-edge features including On Screen Display of stream data, Ethernet monitoring for remote control access and IP encapsulation for Internet broadcast. Among its other attributes is the ability to deliver both SD and HD (SDI) video when paired with a standard or high definition external ASI decoder. Delivering a broadcast-rugged package that captures the essence of flexibility and forward thinking design, the RMR-X6-II is outfitted with a straightforward front panel design, compact chassis and OLED graphic display.
“Through the development of the new RMR-X6-II, RF Central has expanded diversity receiver options for today’s broadcasters,” says RF Central CEO Jeff Winemiller. “While customers can continue to take full advantage of diversity reception with all of the benefits of maximum ratio combining established by our original RFX-RMR-X6, they now have the equipment necessary for doing this as they transition into full HD with multiple broadcast delivery platforms.”
About RF Central
RF Central, LLC 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 Nucomm, Inc. and Microwave Service Company, form The Vitec Group RF Systems business unit, a part of The Vitec Group Broadcast Systems Division. For more information, 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 organisation 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.