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Clear-Com Tempest2400 MasterBelt NAB Debut
Clear-Com announced the Tempest 2400 MasterBelt digital wireless intercom at NAB. Aimed at mobile productions, the Tempest2400 MasterBelt offers all the advanced f e a t u re s , re l i a b i l i t y and robustness of the Tempest2400 rack-mount BaseStation, including the new version 3 features, in a compact, portable and easyto-deploy package that can be conveniently worn on the hip. The Te m p e s t 2 4 0 0 MasterBelt provides mobile broadcasters with the ability to coordinate and communicate hands-free within the form of a Tempest2400 BeltStation. The MasterBelt can be paired with any standard Tempest2400 CP-222 two-channel BeltStation to create a full-featured twochannel system in the 2.4 GHz band. The MasterBelt itself also functions as a BeltStation allowing up to six full-duplex wireless users to be in communications. Designed to be comfortable, rugged and robust, the MasterBelt Station and all Tempest BeltStations can operate in harsh weather conditions and are protected by a durable, weather-resistant ABS co-polymer blend with a high performance polyurethane overmould. The MasterBelt is provided with a rechargeable Li-Polymer battery capable of up to eight hours of operation or can be powered by three standard AA alkaline batteries as backup, providing four hours of operations. “The Tempest2400 system has proven itself as the “go-to” communications solution for remote productions operating interferencefree even when other wireless devices are in the same vicinity,” said Craig Frederickson, Clear-Com Wireless Product Manager. “The MasterBelt is the latest development in the Tempest2400 line, giving broadcasters an even more flexible alternative for mobile productions, such as reality TV, sports sideline communications or ENG, where a stationary BaseStation is not desirable, feasible or optimal.” Tempest2400 operates in

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80MHz of spectrum in the 2.4GHz ISM frequency band. Tempest wireless systems will not interfere with traditional wireless microphone, IFB or in-ear monitor systems that operate in the UHF TV band. Because of Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum (FHSS) technology, the Tempest system does not compete with signals from other 2.4 GHz wireless devices, minimising frequency coordination and enabling flawless performance. State-of-the-art Redundant Data Transmit (2xTX), which sends each packet of audio data twice on different frequencies, ensures uninterrupted audio communications. Similar to all Tempest systems the Tempest MasterBelt offers three modes of operations: Normal, Shared and Split. Because the MasterBelt can also function as a BeltStation, up to six fullduplex wireless users can be in communication in Normal mode. In Shared mode, an unlimited number of wireless users can listen while five have PTT capability. In Split mode, four wireless users are full-duplex talk while an unlimited number may listen. The ‘fifth user slot’ is an unlimited single-channel shared between the users with momentary talk buttons only. ■


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In Broadcast - May 2012
In This Issue
Wohler Acquires RadiantGrid
NBC Olympics Chooses Avid Interplay Workflow
Argosy Launch Mini BNC Converter
intoPIX & AXON Collaborate on JPEG 2000
Sprayoff Celebrate New Generation
The Metadata Challenge
Miranda Unveil NV8140 Router
Sisvel Go 3D @ NAB 2012
New Developments in Asset Management – Grass Valley
Sound Devices Launch PIX-260
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In Broadcast - May 2012 - Wohler Acquires RadiantGrid
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In Broadcast - May 2012 - Argosy Launch Mini BNC Converter
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In Broadcast - May 2012 - intoPIX & AXON Collaborate on JPEG 2000
In Broadcast - May 2012 - Sprayoff Celebrate New Generation
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In Broadcast - May 2012 - The Metadata Challenge
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In Broadcast - May 2012 - Miranda Unveil NV8140 Router
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In Broadcast - May 2012 - Sisvel Go 3D @ NAB 2012
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In Broadcast - May 2012 - New Developments in Asset Management – Grass Valley
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In Broadcast - May 2012 - Sound Devices Launch PIX-260
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