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Articles Tagged Fiber Optics

  • Monday, February 16, 2015
    PSW Staff 02/16/15 07:52 AM,
    FiberPlex Technologies WDM-16 fiber optic multiplexers and FOI-6010 workboxes were instrumental in getting music from the stage out to the final mobile production truck for broadcast at the recent 57th Annual Grammy Awards show at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles. “When (audio coordinator) Mike Abbott and I first spoke about what methods we were using for MADI to MADI on single-mode fiber is when we decided FiberPlex was an option for the Grammys,” says Joel Singer of Music… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVEthernetInterconnectNetworkingSignalSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, December 15, 2014
    PSW Staff 12/15/14 12:26 PM,
    Leading North American A/V rental company VER (Video Equipment Rentals), also with locations in Europe, recently purchased an extensive Optocore fiber optic audio system. The 500-plus audio channel network is utilized for routing and distribution of digital intercom, video, and a variety of DSP-based control and communication via the high speed 100 GBit Ethernet capability. Brady Belavek, audio production manager, states, “VER was one of the first North American AV production companies to incorporate fiber optic products in its inventory… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVDigitalEthernetInterconnectNetworkingProcessorSignalSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, November 04, 2014
    PSW Staff 11/04/14 02:41 PM,
    Extron Electronics has introduced two new fiber optic products for the FOX II Series, the FOX II AEX 108 eight-port and PowerCage FOX II AEX 104 four-port audio extractors. They provide independent processing and routing of audio signals in a fiber optic AV distribution system. Each fiber optic input port extracts the two channel audio signal to provide analog balanced or unbalanced stereo audio. The audio extractors are available in multi-mode and single-mode models. The PowerCage FOX II AEX 104,… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsProductAVDigitalInstallationInterconnectNetworkingSignal

  • Wednesday, June 11, 2014
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    PSW Staff 06/11/14 02:51 PM,
    Neutrik USA has appointed David Kuklinski to the position of applications manager, where he will focus on the broadcast market and new solutions offered by Neutrik and its channel partners. With a background of sales and professional services management in the technology sector, Kuklinski is a good fit for this newly created position. He will be based out of Neutrik USA’s Charlotte, NC offices. In his new position, Kuklinski will oversee Neutrik USA’s Certified opticalCON Cable Assembler (COCA) program, and… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsAVBusinessEthernetInterconnectManufacturerNetworkingSignal

  • Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    PSW Staff 04/23/14 01:20 PM,
    Ed Johnson Audio, designer and contractor of audio systems, is a private company specializing in large events such as the NAB Conventions, Red Bull Events, and the Summer and Winter X Games. Having provided technical expertise for these events for 14 years, owner Ed Johnson always relies on the most suitable gear for each event, opting this year for a Soundcraft Vi1 digital console to mix the sound at the 2014 Winter X Games. Held in Aspen, Colorado, the Winter… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, April 02, 2014
    PSW Staff 04/02/14 12:23 PM,
    When it comes to broadband AV, it’s optical fiber all the way for Hillsdale College in Michigan. The independent private college started running high-speed, secure optical fiber across its indoor track using audio optical technology by FiberPlex Technologies last May and is now gearing up for another, longer optical run that will shuttle multimedia across its campus.  In the next few months, the college will roll out a FiberPlex WDM-16 multiplexer into existing fiber strands for moving large multimedia files… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVEthernetInstallationInterconnectNetworkingRemoteSignalSystem

  • Thursday, October 10, 2013
    PSW Staff 10/10/13 10:44 AM,
    When Gary Vahling, CTO, Trew Audio, first came to the company in 2011 as its Los Angeles rentals manager, he was seeking an audio transport system that was versatile enough to work with a variety of production setups, but also one that would be budget-friendly. He recently found the flexibility and future-proof technology he required in a system from Optocore. While Trew Audio (formerly known as Coffey Sound) is mainly geared towards production sound for live events and permanent installations,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsDigitalNetworkingSound ReinforcementStage

  • Friday, June 07, 2013
    PSW Staff 06/07/13 01:06 PM,
    Debuting at InfoComm 2013, FiberPlex Technologies introduces the Live Production Toolbox, which includes everything needed to easily connect remote cameras, microphones, and other equipment over fiber optic cable regardless of media type or data format.  “Fiber is really the only contender when it comes to transporting information like high-bandwidth 3G or 6G-UHD video, audio, lighting control, etc., because it is high capacity and noise-free from mile one to mile 99,” says Kyle Rosenbloom of FiberPlex. “The difficulty until now has… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsProductAVDigitalInterconnectNetworkingSignal

  • Thursday, May 09, 2013
    PSW Staff 05/09/13 02:52 PM,
    With copper cabling now giving way to fiber optic strands to solve the high-bandwidth issues of today’s AV systems, fiber optic technology manufacturer Fiberplex Technologies recently signed on manufacturing rep firm Sales Force & Associates, Hollywood, Florida, to represent its line to the AVL industry in Florida and the Caribbean. “It’s all going to fiber,” commented Frank Woolf, Digital Systems Specialist with Sales Force & Associates, an AV firm known for its diversification and expertise in the pro audio, lighting… View this story
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  • Monday, February 25, 2013
    PSW Staff 02/25/13 01:47 PM,
    FiberPlex Technologies recently appointed pro audio veteran Doug Schwartz as Western Regional Client Relations executive. In his new role with FiberPlex, Schwartz is responsible for providing secure, end-to-end AV systems for a wide variety of applications and clients. Schwartz has been involved in sales and marketing management within the pro audio industry for more than 30 years. Early in his career he worked in the system design and installation business and has spent several years as a sales representative for… View this story
    Filed in: AVChurch SoundNewsAVBusinessInstallation

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