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HDX-1500Avastor SATA Quad interface drive provides connectivity for USB 2.0, FireWire 400 (via supplied 800-400 cable), FireWire 800 and eSATA ports in
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HDX-1500
Avastor

SATA Quad interface drive provides connectivity for USB 2.0, FireWire 400 (via supplied 800-400 cable), FireWire 800 and eSATA ports in a single unit; maximizes the performance of a single-disk external storage solution with data transfer rates exceeding 90MB/s; supports the latest eSATAII drive technology with drive capacities of 160GB to 1TB; includes the Digidesign Pro Tools-compliant Oxford 924 FireWire chipset, internal power supply and cooling fan.
770-800-9714;www.avastor.com

Revolver
Blastwave FX

HD 5.1 surround-sound production elements library includes imaging elements, compositions, drones and trailers created in Blastwave, Radio Meltdown, Drones and Spoilers on six DVDs; features sounds recorded in 24-bit 96K and delivered as 24-bit 48K broadcast .WAV files with an MP3 for quick reference; can be clicked and dragged onto any hard drive and is cataloged with embedded metadata.
860-967-0973
www.blastwavefx.com

Power Distribution Units
Electrorack

New line of RoHS-compliant basic and metered PDUs consists of 39 new models available in 120V, 208V and 208V three-phase configurations and in 15A, 20A, 30A, 50A and 60A; metered PDUs provide a quick visual reading of the load at the PDU for easy balancing when connecting equipment, and three-phase metered PDUs include an individual current meter for each phase.
800-433-6745;www.electrorack.com

Control cable kit
BTX Technologies

Solderless control cable kit for projectors and cameras in female DB9 and male DB9 configurations eliminates the need to solder on a D-sub connector; consists of a 3ft cable with a male eight-pin, mini-din on one end and a blunt cut on the other, DB9 female/male to terminal block, the CD-MX915H MaxBlox hood and a spec sheet showing the conductor color code to each pin.
800-666-0996;www.btx.com

CCU-5
Camera Corps

Camera control unit allows easy remote operation of many makes and models of broadcast cameras; features five programmable camera-select buttons on the 354mm × 102mm × 60mm controller and a variety of interface modules; panel controls include 12 foxed-operation buttons, two menu selection buttons and four menu display function adjusters, as well as six variable control knobs.
+44 1932 592 299
www.cameracorps.co.uk

QVX 421
Analog Way

High-res digital/analog, computer/video scaler and seamless switcher features four universal A/V inputs, including one DVI and three outputs: one analog, one DVI for the main and one analog for the preview; provides a high-quality image with a digital decoder, improved 3:2 and 2:2 pull-down circuitry, auto adaptive pixel by pixel 3-D motion compensation, time base corrector, frame rate converter and follower; includes dual RS-232 com port.
212-269-1902;www.analogway.com

7720AD8-DD-HD
Evertz

Audio module automatically senses an HD or SD input signal and de-embeds eight AES, detects and decodes Dolby E or AC-3, provides handles for video and audio delay and re-embeds the decoded 5.1 audio into the video VANC signal; provides two slots, audio mixing options and serial metadata output; is SNMP-enabled.
201-337-0205;www.evertz.com

K-CA
K-Tek

Universal camera clamp adapter kit converts the existing camera microphone clamp to a standard 3/8in-16 thread; allows a user to better position the microphone away from the camera to better isolate it from the camera's sounds and vibrations; fits most DV camera microphone clamps; includes two rubber sleeves to accommodate clamps of different sizes.
760-727-0593
www.ktekboompoles.com

PACPC1
Chief Manufacturing

Power filter kit integrates with Chief's flat-panel wall mounts, extension columns and in-wall accessories for fast installation; provides surge protection up to 1890J, overvoltage protection shutoff and noise filtering; includes two outlets and a 61cm power cord.
800-582-6480;www.chiefmfg.com

SOOM
Sachtler

Multifunctional camera support system for range of Mini DV to HDV camcorders features tripod with 75mm cowl with single-stage legs for a vertical height range of 27in to 56in; transforms into HiPod capable of telescoping vertically to a variable lens height of more than 8ft; includes TriSpread midlevel spreader with its own 75mm bowl that becomes a single-stage baby tripod with a range of 8in to 19in; telescoping center column removes from the tripod to function as a monopod with a range of 34in to 62in.
845-268-0100;www.sachtler.us

LiveSet Generator
NewTek

Free plug-in for any system compatible with the Aura paint and 2-D animation program allows users to generate real-time video scaling for virtual on-set monitors and video walls; enables users to layer live video in projects that support reflections, shadows, warping and more; lets users automatically generate and assign LiveSet preview icons.
800-847-6111;www.newtek.com

AJ-HPM110
Panasonic

Solid-state recorder offers recording and playback in a range of HD formats, including 1080p (native), 1080i and 720p as well as SD; records in independent frame DVCPRO HD/50/25 and DV formats, as well as 1920 × 1080 AVC-Intra; offers up/down/cross and aspect conversion; features eight 16-bit digital audio channels, including 5.1 channel surround sound with audio split/dubbing options.
800-528-8601
www.panasonic.com/broadcast

Orpheus
Prism Sound

Multichannel 192KHz-capable FireWire computer interface offers eight simultaneous balanced analog inputs, four line-level jack ins and four autosensing mic/line Neutrik combination jacks; allows the signal at the mic-level inputs to be boosted by up to 60dB in single increments; includes a built-in mixer, a switchable SPDIF/AES-EBU stereo digital input and an eight-channel ADAT optical input.
973-983-9577;www.prismsound.com

Viz|Reporter
Vizrt

Software provides for easy upload of video from a mobile phone into an existing newsroom workflow without additional degradation of the content quality for transferring it over mobile networks; runs directly on a variety of mobile multimedia phones such as the Nokia, Sony Ericsson and Motorola models; allows users to employ a dedicated J2ME application or the phone's own browser (WAP or XHTML) to upload content; creates an image index on the phone sorted by time stamp; provides metadata templates.
212-560-0708;www.vizrt.com

ProofPositive
XOrbit

Content delivery confirmation system deploys systems directly in consumer homes that can automatically capture aired programs in their entirety; server installed in the master broadcasting facility uses an algorithm to compare the stream for the consumer's location with the master broadcast stream; identifies anomalies that drop below the predefined threshold and automatically alerts the broadcaster.
877-967-2481;www.xorbit.com

Baron Tornado Index
Baron Services

Tornado detection technology ranks on a scale 0-10 the likelihood of a tornado in any given storm; uses proprietary algorithms combined with high-res radar data and mesoscale models; displays results with color-coded shear marked; enables meteorologists to monitor the progression of a storm's development and focus on areas that are at the highest risk of a tornado outbreak.
256-881-8811
www.baronservices.com

Deva Software 4.0
Zaxcom

Includes the capability for simultaneous multidisk recording and background disk copying, which allows sound professionals to copy audio files to a common delivery media such as DVD-RAM while a live recording is in progress; features a full effects package that includes three-band EQ, two notch filters per channel, a soft knee compressor and delay.
973-835-5000;www.zaxcom.com

Vision
Ross Video

Series of production switcher control panels expands with 1M and 2M models, which offer 24 crosspoint buttons, and the 2X, which offers 32 crosspoint buttons; control up to four MEs of video processing and connect to the Ross MD and MD-X Live Production Engine chassis; features include OverDrive compatibility, a built-in hard drive, up to 96 inputs and 48 outputs, and 19 classes of external device control.
613-652-4886
www.rossvideo.com