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ALL-IN-ONE ACTIVE WALL PLATE

ALL-IN-ONE ACTIVE WALL PLATE

Kramer’s new WP-577VH is a two-gang wall plate CATx switcher transmitter for HDMI, VGA and stereo audio with support for RS-232 data and control, for education, boardrooms, hotel rooms and hospitality venues. The unit automatically switches to the last connected input and transmits the signals to a compatible DGKat twisted pair receiver. Stereo audio can
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September 19, 2014 Products

AFFORDABLE IKEGAMI

AFFORDABLE IKEGAMI

The new Ikegami HC-HD300 is a compact and “aggressively priced” high definition camera designed for broadcast television. Launched at IBC 2014, the camera is the latest addition to the Japanese company’s Unicam HD product line and features three 1/3-inch CMOS progressive-scan sensors with a 1/3-inch bayonet lens mount, and outputs all commonly used HD video
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September 18, 2014 Products

DRESSED FOR SPILL

DRESSED FOR SPILL

Every so often a lighting gadget comes along that is simple but indispensible. Meet the Lightsock: a reusable cuff that fits around the lens tube of a lantern and any accessory attached to it, to eliminate light spill without using conventional heat-resistant adhesive black tape.   “There is nothing worse than white light spilling out
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September 17, 2014 Products

TIGHT SHOTS IN TIGHT SPOTS

TIGHT SHOTS IN TIGHT SPOTS

Designed for professional shooting in tricky spaces, the new 4KSDI from Canada’s IO Industries is a single-piece 4K camera head with 3G/HD-SDI outputs for connection to separate recorders and monitors, Super-35mm global shutter sensor, 10-bit 4:2:2 RAW capture, interchangeable lens mount, and multiple output formats to support various applications. Unveiled at IBC 2014, the broadcast
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September 16, 2014 Products

SINGLE-GANG TWISTED PAIR TRANSMITTERS

SINGLE-GANG TWISTED PAIR TRANSMITTERS

Extron Electronics has introduced two single-gang DTP wallplate transmitters for sending HDMI, audio and bidirectional RS-232 and IR signals over a shielded CATx cable to its DTP-enabled products. The DTP T HWP 231 D extends signals up to 70m while the DTP T HWP 331 D extends signals up to 100m. The one-gang form factor
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September 16, 2014 Products

MATROX RELEASES C-SERIES GRAPHICS CARDS

MATROX RELEASES C-SERIES GRAPHICS CARDS

Matrox Graphics has announced the first two cards in its C-Series of multi-display graphics cards – the C420 quad-output and the C680 six-output PCI Express. Both offer 2GB memory and mini DisplayPort connectivity for AV, control room, digital signage, enterprise, industrial, security and embedded system applications. The low-profile C420 quad card supports up to four
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September 15, 2014 Products

ONE ROOM, ONE CABLE AV KITS

ONE ROOM, ONE CABLE AV KITS

Aurora Multimedia has announced three handy single-package One Room – One Cable kits complete with two ceiling tile speakers, a dual-input HDBaseT wall plate switcher, HDBaseT receiver with 2x35W amplifier and a pre-programmed eight-button in-wall control panel.  The kits require only a single cat-cable between the switcher and the display for installation and come in
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September 15, 2014 Products

ARRI ADDS PORTABLE FRESNEL, NEW CASTER MODELS

ARRI ADDS PORTABLE FRESNEL, NEW CASTER MODELS

Arri has expanded its Caster series of compact and tuneable LED fixtures with the LoCaster 2 Plus and BroadCaster 2 Plus. Both new models have more than 35 per cent increased light output compared with Caster 2, with the same form factor, appearance, 35W power draw, and the unique shadow quality of the range. The Casters
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September 12, 2014 Products

DANTE-ENABLED ANNOUNCER CONSOLES

DANTE-ENABLED ANNOUNCER CONSOLES

Studio Technologies has introduced three Dante-enabled announcer’s consoles targeted at live broadcast, stadium, corporate and production facilities. The company says the consoles provide flexibility, excellent audio performance and ease-of-use in any situation requiring an announcer including on-air and location broadcasting, stadium announcement, voice-over booths and corporate events. The Dante implementation ensures plug-and-play connectivity into Dante-compatible
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September 11, 2014 Products

DELL PACKS IN THE PIXELS

DELL PACKS IN THE PIXELS

Dell has announced it is working on a new 5K UltraSharp 27-inch monitor with 5120×2880 resolution – or nearly twice the pixels of a 4K display, and seven times the resolution of a Full HD screen. The UltraSharp 27 Ultra HD 5K is expected to be released towards the end of the year and while
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September 11, 2014 Innovations