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www.inbroadcast.com | Vol: 6 - Issue 9 | September 2016

InTech

Bluebell Opticom
At IBC2016

Bluebell Opticom will showcase a range of products at IBC, including the new
BCX-760 Series 10G Ethernet point-to-point fibre link camera-back interface...
BCX-760 Series 10G Ethernet
Point-to-Point Fibre Link: Making its
European debut is Bluebell Opticom's
BCX-760 Series 10G Ethernet pointto-point fibre link, a camera-back
interface that allows easy connection
and signal transport between a camera
and an outside broadcast (OB) truck
or a base station. In a first for the
industry, BCX interfaces map all signals
presented at the back of any broadcast
camera onto a 10G Ethernet pointto-point link, ensuring safe, robust,
interference-immune,
high-quality
transport over much longer distances
than have been possible before.
The BCX-760 Series products are
designed to create rugged connections
in a range of OB environments such as
special event venues, ENG sites, sports
arenas, and golf courses. They can
also serve as a replacement for heavy
SMPTE hybrid connections on cameras
in a studio setting, and in certain
variations can be deployed to link and
control remote robotic cameras. The
BCX range will transport both digital
3G-SDI programme video and return
video, as well as composite feeds for
genlock, analogue audio for intercom
signals, and Gigabit Ethernet for
network access. A single lightweight
fibre cable eases rigging, and users can
link multiple cameras over the same
cable using Bluebell's muxing and
wavelength-management systems.

TDM-750 HD-SDI Module
With
Ethernet
Fibre
Interface: Also on display at
IBC2016 will be the TDM-750,
a rack-mounted module for
single-direction transport of
HD-SDI and 100Base-T Ethernet
signals. Requiring only two fibres
with an option for single-fibre
operation, the TDM-750 is perfect
for smaller robotic/POV camera
systems that require only a single
video path and bidirectional data via
Ethernet. The unit can be used widely
in broadcast and security applications.
BC364 Wavelength-Management
System With Remote Monitoring:
The BC364 multiformat interface
takes in multiple optical signals and
retransmits them at wavelengths
that can be inserted into a CWDM
mux. On the other end of the link,
the signals are returned to their
individual state. This functionality,
coupled with Bluebell's ShaxX powerinsertion technology, is what makes
camera multiplexing possible. In this
application, the BC364 is packaged
with ShaxX in a flight case to facilitate
the operation of multiple broadcast
HD-SDI camera systems over a single
fibre. Remote monitoring capabilities
make it easy and convenient to
oversee the system from a distance via
a network connection.

BCX-760 Series 10G
Ethernet point-to-point
fibre link

TDM-750
rack-mounted
module

ShaxX offers
power insertion technology

ShaxX SMPTE Hybrid Cable
Alternative With Power Insertion
for Broadcast Cameras: At IBC2016
visitors will see Bluebell Opticom's
ShaxX, a rugged system designed to
provide full bidirectional signalling
and power for broadcast cameras
fitted with standard SMPTE 304M
hybrid connectors. The ShaxX allows
OB and remote production crews
to forgo SMPTE hybrid cables and
take advantage of preinstalled fibre
networks on location, in order to cut
rigging time and position cameras
freely wherever they are needed,
regardless of distance or the location
of mains power sources.
The ShaxX works with Bluebell's
ShaxX hybrid alternative interface
to provide power to the camera
without having to transport it from
a remote CCU. Users can multiplex
complete camera chains onto a
single duplex single-mode fibre and
power them locally. Furthermore,
using Bluebell's popular BC Series
footprint, ShaxX offers a complete
wavelength-management
capability
while providing all camera and CCU
communications. In this way, users
can easily deploy up to 16 cameras and
connect them over a single cable.

WB170 Converter System for
Compact 1-RU 3G-SDI, HD-SDI, SDSDI, and ASI Transport: Bluebell
Opticom's IBC2016 stand will also
be the stage for the WB170, an
ultra-compact 19-inch rack-mount
media converter for converting up
to 32 independent 3G-SDI, HD-SDI,
SD-SDI, or ASI signals onto fibre.
The WB170 can be populated with
WB172 transmitter or receiver cards
inserted in the front of the frame,
and additional frame options are
available in a fixed format in popular
configurations.
The
attractively
priced variants will include electricalto-optical conversion and optical
multiplexing.
Also making its IBC2016 debut
will be the latest addition to the
WB170 system, the WB172-63 card
for format conversion and HDMI
monitoring within the WB170 frame.
A compact rack-based multiformat
converter for use with a wide range
of broadcast signals, the WB17263 features a base unit comprising
two SFP cages. Through the use of
different SFP converter modules, the
unit's functionality can be adapted
to suit different applications. The
WB172-63 card offers a cost-effective
range of options such as distribution,
format conversion, monitoring, and
wavelength management including
CWDM.

WB170 ultra-compact 19-inch
rack-mount media converter


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