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Oconnor Engineering: 55Dtripod| Leitch: VR445| Video Design Software: GameTrak| Rohde & Schwarz: EFA| Sencore: CP291| Avid: Unity| Yamaha: DME32| Oxtel: Presmaster 100| SYPHA: Web site| Northrop Grumman: CEA tubes| Miranda: Aquila Altair| Andrew: TRASAR LT UHF
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CAMERA HEAD AND TRIPOD SYSTEM

OConnor Engineering 55D tripod: compatible with small jib arms to give it stability; features a height range of 27.75" to 60.5", matching the requirements of the studio and job applications;

714-979-3993; fax: 714-957-8138; www.ocon.com.
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VIDEO SERVER

Leitch VR445: features a self-contained two-channel server with 219GB of storage using RAID-3; provides more than 20 hours of programming content using a video data rate of 10MB/s; expandable to four channels;

800-428-6627; fax: 416-445-4308; www.leitch.com.
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BROADCAST AUTOMATION SOFTWARE

Video Design Software GameTrak: provides broadcasters and stadium/arena operators with the ability to display live out-of-town scores and game information on a variety of platforms, using a Chyron Duet system customized for NBA.com TV;

631-249-4399; fax: 631-249-4341; www.videodesignsoftware.com.
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REAL-TIME TV TEST RECEIVER

Rohde & Schwarz EFA: provides optional support for all the broadcasting standards of the U.S. market, as well as DVB — all in one device; operates for both analog and digital systems; used to identify sources of error and eliminate problems before they cause further errors; provides numerous test functions and easy-to-interpret graphical displays; test methods include a constellation diagram and MER/EVM;

+49 89 4129-13779; fax: +49 89 4129-13777; www.rohde-schwarz.com.
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COLOR ANALYZER

Sencore CP291: pocket PC-based color analyzer aligns color tracking and luminance levels on video displays; features a CIE and RGB screen; readings displayed in xyY, RGB and color temperature in degrees Kelvin; built-in setups for D65, D75, D50, 9300K, 3200K and E-5450K;

800-736-2673; www.sencore.com.
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NEWSROOM ENVIRONMENT

Avid Unity: offers an open environment for the support of flexible, nonlinear news production; enables up to 24 simultaneous real-time editors to access the same media, and allows background transfers to and from Avid's AirSPACE and the Grass Valley Group Profile;

800-949-AVID; 978-640-6789; fax: 978-640-1366; www.avid.com.
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DIGITAL ROUTER

Yamaha DME32: the 32×32 digital router/matrix features 32 inputs and 32 outputs, 32 cascade buses, crosspoint-level control, eight stereo compressors, 16 stereo three-band EQs, AES/EBU I/O, and word clock I/O; features a PCMCIA card slot for additional memory as well as GPI ports for trigger parameter changes;

714-522-9011; fax: 714-522-9522; www.yamaha.com/proaudio.
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MASTER CONTROL SWITCHER

Oxtel Presmaster 100: provides control of up to 200 transmission channels; features 10-bit 4:2:2 SDI processing, picture-in-picture squeeze and reveal transitions and full bypass capability;

514-333-1772; fax: 514-333-9828; www.miranda.com.
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NONLINEAR EDITING TECHNOLOGY

SYPHA Website: provides free access to nonlinear editing product listings at NLEguide.com; the NLE buyers guide can be found on the website, where searchers can look for a specific product by application, type, host, platform, video I/O, cost range, manufacturer or name;

+44 (0) 20 8761 1042; fax: +44 181 244 8758; www.NLEguide.com.
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INDUCTIVE OUTPUT TUBES

Northrop Grumman CEA tubes: feature twice the power efficiency of standard IOTs; combination of an IOT with an MSDC; correctable average power output of 27kW has been demonstrated; the collector is oil-cooled using Poly Alpha Olefin oil;

310-553-6262; fax: 310-556-4561; www.northropgrumman.com.
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HDTV UPCONVERTER

Miranda Aquila Altair: provides upconversion of any 601 input signal to an HD serial digital signal and supports all known signal formats, including 480p, 576p, 720p, 1035i and 1080i at both 50Hz and 60Hz rates; provides complete support for 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratio conversion;

514-333-1772; fax: 514-333-9828; www.miranda.com.
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ANTENNA

Andrew TRASAR LT UHF: used for DTV and NTSC; creates less than half the windload of an equivalent-gain TRASAR antenna; can be operated pressurized or unpressurized;

708-349-5661; fax: 708-349-5222; www.andrew.com.
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