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InTECH

Aussie Broadcaster
Greens With Nautel
N

autel partner Innes Corporation
in Australia reports that an
independent Victorian broadcaster
has taken a green leap of faith and
installed the world's most ecofriendly transmitter in its class.
Edge FM in Wangaratta is the first
broadcaster in Australia to install
a Nautel NVLT Series transmitter
with a second one ready to go
for Deniliquin sister station 102.5
Classic Rock. Innes Corporation
General Manager Karen Olliver said

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the new NVLT's were first unveiled
by Nautel at the 2012 NAB Show
and offered broadcasters an
unprecedented level of functionality,
efficiency and value.
"These transmitters achieve up
to 72% overall efficiency with the
potential to save thousands of
dollars in power costs over the life
of the product," said Olliver. "They
also include sophisticated local and
remote control, instrumentation
and monitoring through Nautel's
state-of-theart Advanced
User Interface."
The
10kW
transmitter was
recently installed
atop picturesque
Mount Stanley in
Victoria.
" W e ' r e
delighted to have
worked together
with our client
to bring the
The NVLT transmitter arrives via flatbed truck at
Mount Stanley
first of this new

Edge FM personnel Ian Crockett (Senior Engineer), Matt Hobbs (Programme
Director) and Jeff Neil (Engineer) inspect the new Nautel transmitter

series into the Australian market,"
Olliver added.
Edge FM General Manager
Frank Davidson said the decision
to purchase the Nautel NV10LT
was based on the potential for
considerable power savings
compared to their existing transmitter.
"We also saw the purchase as
further testament to our long
standing business relationship with
John Innes for over 35 years," he
said. "The added benefit of having

the latest technology and reliability
that is synonymous with Innes
Corporation and Nautel was also
a factor in our purchase decision."
Nautel's NVLT Series transmitters
are available from 3.5kW up to
40kW. Based on the proven NV
Series architecture, they feature
integrated direct-to-digital exciter(s),
parallel power amplifiers, parallel
power modules and switching
power supplies.

4K Optical Production - Here We Go!
By Tracey JW Ford
Chief Sales and Marketing Officer,
Norwia

T

here is a lot of banter at the
moment regarding 4K and
its place in the live production
chain. We constantly see 4K flat
panel displays for sale and you
are probably asking what about
the content. Well that's our job
when it comes to new production
equipment and the content needed.
The simple task of moving
content around a venue becomes
more difficult due to the higher
bandwidths within 4K.

The fact is fibre based
technologies are needed more
than ever. The trend is that coax
backbone structures are being
replaced with fibre structures for
outside and inside broadcast.
At the moment the only
implemented format structure for
4K is dual link and quad link SMPTE
standards. This means that current
3G-SDI structures are usable as
long as timing and latency is correct.
More clarifications on single
link 4K a n d

Fibre based technologies are
needed more than ever

maybe a decision to jump to 8K
might be warranted. The building
blocks of broadcast equipment,
chipsets, also need further
standardisations and development
before a "final" universal solution
may be implemented.
The distribution product solutions
offered today range from complex
and hard to use to simple with
plenty of downsides.
But what are we trying to
achieve? I believe the answer to
this is simply a case of replicating
what we once had with coax but
adding "Smart Technology" into
the recipe of fibre distribution. We
believe that OB operators need:
System architecture - it can
change from week to week
depending on the event, then one
would opt for a flexible system;
An easy setup with numerous
expansion possibilities;
Time - it is a critical
factor and the ability
to reduce set up
p ro c e d u re s m e a n s
money in the pocket;
A system that can perform
multiple applications - meaning
not only can you transport
video either in a point to point
or multiplexed format but use
the same system for frequency
shifting 1310 optical camera feed

to a multiplexed CWDM system for
remote productions;
Reliability and well-built/
engineered products;
Cost - including ongoing saving
in spares and cost of operations.
Not to forget 4K dual and quad link
operations for content production.
The choice today is between
Multiplexed TDM technology
using legacy telecommunication
s t a n d a rd a n d s o m e n o n conformed standards.
The problems and complexity
might outride the benefits. We
could use single channel boxed
devices which have a myriad of
problems for outside and inside
broadcast use.
Norwia offers a smart solution,
miniHUB, and the features for
uncompressed fibre transport
mentioned above are included in
a well proven and quality solution.
A new unique technology called
AutoSFP designed by Norwia gives
the user a new effective way of
operation and flexibility with optical
fibre. There is of course a plethora
of SFP optical devices on the
market but nothing that integrates
so smartly and easily with the
hardware and software.
This unique integration gives time
benefits, format and functionality
benefits for different OB events.


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InNews: Vizrt to Acquire Mosart Medialab
InNews: NTP Dad Ax32 Captures Wagner
InReply: Seesense on Miniature Cameras
InStudio: Q-Ball Captures Historic Vettel Victory
InGear: Bluebell’s Fibre Optic Solutions
InGear: Grass Valley K2 Dyno Changes the Game
InMedia: Pixitmedia – More Partner Than Supplier
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In Broadcast - December 2013 - Cover2
In Broadcast - December 2013 - Contents
In Broadcast - December 2013 - InNews: Vizrt to Acquire Mosart Medialab
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In Broadcast - December 2013 - InNews: NTP Dad Ax32 Captures Wagner
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In Broadcast - December 2013 - InStudio: Q-Ball Captures Historic Vettel Victory
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