Cobalt Introduces Fiber Optic Converters for Blue Box Group

MK2 marks the second generation of fiber optic BBG units
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CHAMPAIGN, ILL.—The second generation of fiber optic Blue Box Group units, MK2, has been announced by Cobalt Digital. The company has also unveiled the BBG-SFP-SXH reconfigurable video SFP throwdown box.

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The MK2 supports BBGConfig software for setup and status-monitoring over USB. It also includes throwdown fiber-conversion products like the BBG-EO-MK2 single 3G/HD/SD-SDI/ASI/MADI transmit; BBG-OE-MK2 single 3G/HD/SD-SDI/ASI/MADI receive; BBG-2EO-MK2 dual 3G/HD/SD-SDI/ASI/MADI transmit; BBG-2OE-MK2 dual 3G/HD/SD-SDI/ASI/MADI receive; BBG-EOOE-MK2 3G/HD/SD-SDI/ASI/MADI transceiver; and BBG-H-TO-F HDMI 1.4 or DVI to SMPTE 259M, 292M, 424M SDI and SMPTE 297 fiber-optic converter.

The BBG-SFP-SXH throwdown box has a 3G/HD/SD-SDI-selectable input or output with external SFP cage and HDMI and stereo analog audio output. The unit will also support the BBGConfig application and will feature a range of available SFPs.