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  • Wednesday, April 29, 2015
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    PSW Staff 04/29/15 07:23 AM,
    FiberPlex introduces the new TIS-8632 10/100/1000 Ethernet-to-fiber switch, offering complete immunity to EMI/RFI and distance as well as security between nodes, the TIS-8632 is a new six-port Ethernet switch that interfaces CAT based networks to fiber optic communications. The unit features two pluggable SFP ports for singlemode or multimode optical fiber and four RJ-45 UTP ports to extend IT data distribution beyond copper cabling’s 100 meter limitation, or to isolate a path between nodes for security or noise immunity purposes.… View this story
    Filed in: AVAVDigitalEthernetInterconnectNetworkingRemote

  • Friday, April 03, 2015
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    PSW Staff 04/03/15 07:36 AM,
    Delivering intercom systems for live production, Riedel Communications has provided an Artist digital matrix intercom system and Acrobat wireless comms to Infostrada Creative Technology, a Dutch company responsible for technical production of a reality show in Germany. During production, Infostrada is using the Riedel equipment to create an intercom system that connects Infostrada’s Mobile Datacenter with remote locations on site. “We are using Riedel’s intercom solution because it has a strong record in terms of performance and ease of use,… View this story
    Filed in: AVAVDigitalInstallationRemoteWireless

  • Thursday, April 02, 2015
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    PSW Staff 04/02/15 07:42 AM,
    The Hotel Roanoke & Convention Center is a complex that includes business and entertainment facilities. Originally built in 1882 and renovated many times since, the hotel includes multiple meeting spaces and a ballroom, but until recently these areas didn’t always enjoy the desired level of audio processing and distribution flexibility. With a desire to improve sound quality, the hotel appointed audio installation firm IES Communications to devise a system able to network every area in every possible configuration seamlessly –… View this story
    Filed in: AVAVDigitalInstallationLoudspeakerManufacturerNetworkingProcessor

  • Tuesday, September 03, 2013
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    PSW Staff 09/03/13 09:46 AM,
    Howard High School’s music department started the school year with an unsuual marching band program that combines brass and drums with guitars and keyboards, thanks to fiber optic connectivity by FiberPlex Technologies. “We’re reinvigorating the traditional scholastic music program and mixing in contemporary music with the marching band,” explained Christopher Campbell, Band Director for Howard High School, Ellicott City. Howard High School recently added to its band program a complete synth ensemble – all able to chime in live and… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertSound ReinforcementSystem

  • Friday, October 28, 2011
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    John Lopinto 10/28/11 02:11 PM,
    With the increasing trend toward the use of fiber instead of co-ax cable in a wide range of applications, most contractors are now required to understand the basics of terminating and laying fiber optic cable. Contrary to its reputation, fiber is actually quite easy to handle and use. Cable Construction Fiber, at its most basic level, is a very pure strand of glass through which light can pass over great distances. All fiber optic cable has at its center a… View this story
    Filed in: AVFeaturePollAVDigitalEthernetInstallationInterconnectNetworkingSignalAudio

  • Monday, February 07, 2011
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    Andy Wood 02/07/11 05:18 PM,
    Many professional audio manufacturers are now actively producing their own proprietary network connection and control systems, thus enabling users to create and control products within the audio chain. While not a particularly new concept (Crown, for example, started the trend in the 1990s with the IQ computer control system for its amplifiers), recent years have seen a plethora of new solutions. Therefore, to partner this article on interconnection options, here’s a brief overview on the control and distribution solutions currently… View this story
    Filed in: AVFeatureAVDigitalEthernetInterconnectMonitoringNetworkingSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, December 14, 2010
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    PSW Staff 12/14/10 08:15 AM, 0 Comments
    The new GefenPRO 3G SDI Fiber Optics Extender offers a long-range method of extending any 3G SDI source, far exceeding previous distance limitations. This sender/receiver system is packaged in a small dongle format, offering a rugged construction with a small footprint that can be installed anywhere in true plug and play fashion. Sender and receiver units are connected to the 3G SDI source and the remote destination up to 20 kilometers (12.4 miles) away. A single-mode fiber optics cable terminated… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollDigitalEthernetInstallationInterconnectSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

  • Wednesday, September 15, 2010
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    PSW Staff 09/15/10 01:27 PM, 0 Comments
    BTX Technologies has announced that the company has added Belden FiberExpress Brilliance field-installable connectors to its product line up. To save installers time and money in the field, the FiberExpress connectors offer reliable terminations in less than five seconds without the need for termination tools. Belden’s FiberExpress Brilliance connectors ensure superior, high-performance networks, while also meeting the installer’s need for faster, less complex installations. The connectors are optimized to be the backbone, horizontal, or fiber-to-the-desk component of any commercial building… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsPollAVBusinessDigitalInstallationInterconnectSystemAudio

  • Wednesday, April 14, 2010
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    PSW Staff 04/14/10 01:46 PM, 0 Comments
    Clark Wire & Cable has launching its new ModBox modular fiber rack system at NAB 2010. Designed as a user configurable, field deployable solution for SMPTE 304M hybrid fiber connectors, ModBox modules have now been expanded to include Clark Focus Guide, Clark DataTac, T-FOCA, Triax and Neutrik OpticalCon connector formats. Expansion units for the Clark ModBox system are available in two types, self-contained break-out modules or flat panel bulkhead mount connectors. Break-out type modules feature discrete electrical and fiber connectors… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsPollProductAVDigitalInstallationInterconnectAudio

  • Wednesday, August 05, 2009
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    PSW Staff 08/05/09 05:49 AM, 0 Comments
    General Cable Corporation reports that it has acquired Gepco International and Isotec (combined “Gepco”), a manufacturer and provider of a complete line of professional broadcast, entertainment and audio/visual cable; cable assemblies in both standard and custom configurations; interconnect and cable-related accessories; and a full line of optical fiber solutions. “With the acquisition of Gepco International and Isotec’s specialty electronic cable business, General Cable expects to significantly expand its share of this important U.S. market as well as leverage General Cable’s… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsAVBusinessEthernetInstallationInterconnectManufacturerSignalSound ReinforcementStudioAudio