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Àccom WSD/HDe Àccom has introduced the WSD/HDe multi-definition digital disk recorder, based on the company’s WSD platform. It captures both standard definition and high definition uncompressed video content, provides realtime playback for rendered material, and offers plug-and-play operation. It has 2.5 hours
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Àccom


WSD/HDe

Àccom has introduced the WSD/HDe multi-definition digital disk recorder, based on the company’s WSD platform. It captures both standard definition and high definition uncompressed video content, provides realtime playback for rendered material, and offers plug-and-play operation. It has 2.5 hours of built-in recording capacity at the 24p format and RAID-3 parity protection for video with redundant mirrored disks for audio.
> www.accom.com


Audio-Technica


AT897

Audio-Technica has brought the AT897 line + gradient condenser microphone to market. It is a short shotgun microphone that can be mounted on a DV camcorder without adding noticeable heft. The condenser element features excellent on-axis response, while its line + gradient polar pattern provides exceptional sound rejection from the sides and rear of the mic.
> www.audio-technica.com


Cobalt Digital


HD8021

Cobalt Digital has released the HD8021 HD/SD up/down/ cross converter. It allows users to view HD-SDI or SDI signals on a wide range of monitors including HD (analog or digital), SD (analog or digital), or XGA analog. It accepts dual-rate HD/SD SMPTE-292 digital inputs and can upconvert or downconvert the incoming signal.
> www.cobaltdigital.com


FOR-A


Hanabi HVS-1000HS

FOR-A has introduced the new Hanabi HVS-1000HS switcher, a one mix/ effect version of the two M/E Hanabi HVS-3000H/S digital HD or SD switchers. It supports 1080i, 24p, 720p, and standard definition formats. Two types of operation units are available for different applications—the HVS-1000EOU and HVS-1000LOU.
> www.for-a.com


Force


Digital EXCELLinx

Force has introduced Model 3762 Digital EXCELLinx, a fiber optic digital transport platform linking broadcasters to broadband video distribution systems. The systems transports all combinations of broadcast formats while providing users a wide range of control options and telemetry information. Offered in a 1RU optical terminal, it will multiplex two channels of digital or analog formats in any combination, depending on the user’s system requirements.
> www.forceinc.com


Laird Telemedia


WaveShot
Laird Telemedia has announced the WaveShot, an integrated miniature on-camera wireless video transmitting system with built-in battery clip. Sony or Canon camera batteries can clip on to the WaveShot’s bracket to power the transmitter. It can transmit an image wirelessly to any UHF-ready pocket or tabletop TV, up to 3,000 feet.
> www.lairdtelemedia.com


Leader Electronics


LV5700 Option

Leader Electronics has introduced a new option for the LV5700 multi-standard HD/SD waveform monitor. The LV5700A is equipped with analog NTSC/PAL composite and 525/625 component I/O. Two composite inputs and one switched output are provided. When operated in component mode, the LV5700A can display Y/Pb/Pr levels as RGB.
> www.leaderusa.com


Panasonic


AJ-HD3700B

Panasonic has announced an enhanced version of its multi-format/ multi-standard mastering VTR, the AJ-HD3700B. It can record and playback both 625 PAL and 525 NTSC D-5 cassettes, as well as D-5 tapes from all previous models. It provides full-bandwidth 4:2:2 digital 10-bit component recording with 74.25 MHz (Y) and 37.125 MHz (Pb/Pr) sampling in HD formats.
> www.panasonic.com/broadcast


Utah Scientific


SqueezeMAX

Utah Scientific has announced the SqueezeMAX digital master control effects and graphics system. Designed for use in conjunction with the company’s MC-2020 digital master control switcher, the SqueezeMAX combines a two-channel video effects unit with a graphics system for automated branding applications, alerts, and information tickers.
> www.utahscientific.com