Clear-Com RS-600 series: has ultra-compact, body-hugging design; features onboard setup options with display LED; includes advanced setup options with free PC software; edit and store up to four different setups in memory; has an additional 2.5mm cell phone-type headset jack; series includes standard single- and dual-channel units.
MPEG-2 MONITORING SYSTEM
Rohde & Schwarz R&S DVM: upgraded with the additional capability of monitoring and analyzing MPEG-2 transport streams to ATSC broadcast standard; R&S DVM 100 base unit allows simultaneous control of two, three or four transport streams at data rates of up to 216Mb/s; adding an R&S DVM 120 expansion unit increases the number of transport stream inputs up to eight with a maximum of 20 inputs per system; monitoring results and individual stream content are displayed on a high-resolution GUI.
AJA Video Systems Io LD and Io LA: support the highest quality 10-bit uncompressed video available — on both the digital and analog inputs and outputs; smaller and lower cost relatives of Io interfaces are application-specific: Io LD is designed to work with SDI signals, and Io LA is for analog components or signals.
JACKS AND PLUGS
Neutrik RCA phono connectors: RCA jacks feature isolated recessed sockets in nickel or black chrome D series-style housings; either connector can be ordered with black, red, yellow, blue, green or white ID rings to enable color-coding for video applications; the new NYS-373 plugs feature gold-plated contacts; RCA phono jacks feature a rated current and voltage of 1A and 50V, with an insulation resistance of 5GW, contact resistance of 10mW and dielectric strength of 500V; optimized for use between -25 degrees and +70 degrees Celsius.
BATTERY-FREE POWER SYSTEM
Active Power CleanSource UPS: has four models in power ratings from 65kVA to 130kVA; stores kinetic energy in a constantly spinning, quiet, low-friction, solid steel disc; features flywheel energy storage; has programmable input and output contacts; includes redundant cooling fans, back-feed protection and auto restart; has a static bypass wraparound contactor and a bi-directional converter; features local emergency power off (EPO).
VIDEO TRANSPORT SYSTEM
Streambox ACT-L3: is a real-time digital video solution; includes the ACT-L3 codec, a video compression engine; features adjustable video latency; video and audio signals automatically reconnect after loss of video signal or network connection; automated system restarts after loss of power and restarts the decoder from the encoder; includes back-channel monitoring on PC or TV on T1/E1 and IP-based systems; has a customized standby image; has an automated 30-second system uptime, after power outage or from system reboot.
Thomson Grass Valley M-Series iVDR: a familiar user interface with traditional VTR capabilities including record, playout, removable media, and the ability to ingest from a DV camera via Firewire connection; supports multiple channels, simultaneous playout and recording, robust network support, clip editing and trimming, playlist creation, and the ability to exchange materials with a variety of applications using industry-standard protocols.
+33 1 34 20 70 00;www.thomsongrassvalley.com
Digital Vision BitLink: supports extensive decoding and system modes for use in ATSC/DVB contribution and professional network monitoring applications; video decoding formats include interlaced and progressive HDTV formats as well as SDTV for 50Hz and 60Hz systems; digital and analog video outputs are available.
+46 8 546 182 00;www.digitalvision.se
Sundance Digital Titan: centrally automates operations in widely dispersed locations; high-altitude GUI allows monitoring and control of multiple active playlists; designed around a widely distributed processing architecture that separates the on-air interface from the actual playlist controller; includes multiple air control stations, with each monitoring a group of channels that can change dynamically.
WIRELESS BOUNDARY MIC
Shure Microflex MX692/C: is frequency-agile with more than 100 selectable channels via its own integrated UC wireless transmitter; requires no drilling to install; is outfitted with a touch-sensitive logic switch which can be programmed for push-to-talk, push-to-mute, or toggle operation; has a frequency response of 50-17,000 Hz; features an on/off switch, active status indicator, battery fuel gauge, and a protective grille shielding its cardioid cartridge; operable within two available frequency bands (UA and UB); can be simultaneously used within a combined total of 32 systems.
Sony C-38B: has 30Hz to 18 kHz frequency response, selectable uni-directional/omni-directional directivity; sensitivity (0 dB=1V/1 Pa, at 1 kHz): -48.0 dB +2.0 dB; output impedance at 1 kHz (balanced): 250 'W+20%; has a dynamic range 116 dB or more and signal-to-noise ratio (a weighted, 1 kHz, 1 Pa.): 70 dB or more.
LARGE FORMAT MIXING CONSOLE
Fairlight DREAM Constellation: supports up to 144 channels, 48 busses and up to 32 mono multi-track busses; can accommodate up to four QDC cards; can access channel control and configuration facilities either locally or globally; is 7.1 surround-sound ready; monitoring buss system is completely configurable.
Irdeto Access Delta Pay Per Time Card: enables a package or channel to be viewed for a pre-determined amount of time; users can view and pay for pay-per-view films according to the actual amount of time consumed; operator predetermines card lifespan.
TASCAM and Kamesan KS-342: has four mic inputs with 12/48V phantom power; has peak/VU meters; features PFL, ganging and submixing; includes AES/EBU digital output; includes an internal oscillator and a compressor on main out; has variable 20-200Hz variable High Pass Filter; weatherproof soft case included; has optional 3-channel submixer module and optional 4-channel 2-band EQ and compressor.
TASCAM and Kamesan KS-T2000: is a 3-channel field mixer; has an ultra-lightweight design with 12/48V phantom power; includes a multi-level stero output and 120 Hz high pass filter; features a built-in oscillator and switchable headphone monitoring with EE output; includes a weatherproof soft case; has six-hour operation on four AA batteries.
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