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Oxygen DCT Launches The GlueBox Mio
Oxygen DCT has launched the GlueBox™ Mio HD/SD-SDI to HDMI/DVI converter, a high quality, compact device for broadcast television and digital film industries. GlueBox addresses the everyday and ever changing requirements of video conversion and interfacing by offering an exceptional range of facilities that overcome many of the limitations commonly found with other converters. Suitable for a wide range of applications, the highly adaptable GlueBox Mio HD/SD-SDI to HDMI/ DVI converter is equally at home in a master control room, in the back of a rack, on a studio floor or mounted on a crane. It can be powered from a 12v DC battery or from the AC to DC power unit that is supplied as standard with each box. A key feature of this unique product is its flexible multi-mode scaler, which has 14 modes enabling automatic output scaling or user selection of 13 different output resolutions from 1920x1200 down to 1024x768. The box also incorporates broadcast grade filtering, which delivers superior image conversion, permitting greater detail and eliminating the artefacts often found on low quality converters. The GlueBox™ Mio HD/SD-SDI to HDMI/DVI converter accepts all HD-SDI signal formats including 3G-SDI (dual or single link), HDSDI or SD-SDI and from 1080p/60 down to 525i with automatic signal detection. There is also an active, non-reclocked loop out that negates the need for additional distribution equipment in the signal path. Steve Hathaway, Oxygen DCT’s Managing Director, said: “This product is packed with features that are often not available on similar converters. These include audio monitoring on HDMI – a really useful facility that allows users to fully monitor a HD-SDI signal on a low cost HDMI monitor. By incorporating audio output with the HDMI signal, the audio within any of the four groups embedded in the HD-SDI stream can be extracted and output as a stereo pair. The side mounted dip switches allow users to select the stereo audio pair for the HDMI output or blank the audio output to the HDMI signal, if required.” The GlueBox™ Mio HD/SD-SDI to HDMI/DVI converter also offers a
The GlueboxMio Converter

DVI connector output interface, as well as a DVI to HDMI converter for HDMI applications. Two LED status indicators show the unit is powered up correctly and that it has a valid video signal, free from errors. Hathaway added: “This unit is perfect for both studio and field portable applications and is widely used with HD-SDI signals to provide a DVI/HDMI output for use with large monitors such as Oxygen DCTs Evolution Pro-M series. “The fact that this product is both simple to operate and very affordable makes it ideally suited to customers who want an inexpensive conversion solution without having to compromise on quality.” ■

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RTS/TELEX Starts 2012 With A Bang
RTS/TELEX has launched some exciting new products and developments. “2012 has already brought RTS a full order book of new projects,” said Adrian Richmond, RTS/TELEX Sales Manager. “Our intent is to build on this outstanding start with new and exciting products such as VLink and VLink mobile.” The RTS VLink (Virtual Linked Intercom) system allows anytime and anywhere communication with RTS/TELEX matrices using a simple application and standard IP technology. VLink is compatible with PC and Apple mobile devices optimised for use with devices including iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. Also shown at BVE was the BTR240 digital, multi-channel wireless intercom system. Already proving a success with the market, it offers reliable and secure full-duplex communication for up to eight TR-240 wireless belt packs and an almost unlimited number of half-duplex belt packs. Operating in the 2.4 GHz frequency band, the BTR-240 system uses the widely adopted IEEE 802.11 technology and is approved for license-free use in most countries. Also presented was the ADAM-M a new compact intercom matrix frame. In only 3RU the ADAM-M matrix supports 128 users with eight interface cards in addition to redundant master controllers.

RTS VLink

With these new systems, RTS/ TELEX are looking to consolidate a strong position in the broadcast industry, as some of their recent successes demonstrate:

on to the ADAM matrix in the US) can be achieved.

SuperSport HD OB

Discovery Networks

RTS BTR240

Last month, Discovery Networks launched a new free-to-air channel in Spain - Discovery MAX (DMAX). The new channel offers Discovery’s blend of wildlife and travel documentaries as well as other genres and commentary on the day’s news. An RTS/TELEX intercom system assures communications between the headquarters of Discovery Communications Europe in London and the new Spanish channel. A Cronus intercom matrix plus a variety of KP-12 CLD and DKP-16 CLD key panels generate the core of the system. Whether Voice-Over-IP, ISDN or PSTN, expanding the intercom system at any time (even logging

SuperSport is a leading sports broadcaster on the African continent. To meet and present future expectations, SuperSport recently invested in a new truck, the OB6HD, and opted for a RTS/TELEX communications solution consisting of a RTS 144 x 144 ADAM and KP12 CLD, KP32 CLD and DKP16 CLD keypanels. Additional RTS/TELEX microphones, headsets and a wireless intercom system secure communications both inside the truck and out. Prishen Govender, Unit Supervisor OB6HD, Supersport Outside Broadcast confirmed: “I believe that RTS/TELEX have found a sweet spot between high end programming and user friendliness in the OB industry.” ■


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Contents
Ross Video Acquires FX-Motion
MAM Systems Continue To Simplify Operations
Penta 725 IP Router Helps Hold Down Costs
Reidel MediorNet Compact To Debut At NAB
Sachtler Ensure A Professional Broadcast Feel
Pioneering Products From RTS/TELEX
Loudness Measurement And Logging
In2Connect UK Managing Director & Consultant For Bryant Broadcast
The VAR Network: Identify And Engage Globally
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In Broadcast - March 2012 - Reidel MediorNet Compact To Debut At NAB
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In Broadcast - March 2012 - In2Connect UK Managing Director & Consultant For Bryant Broadcast
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