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Articles Tagged Fiber Optics

  • Wednesday, April 02, 2014
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsBusinessInstallationNetworkingSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, February 25, 2013
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    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

  • Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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    PSW Staff 01/30/13 08:33 AM,
    Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the addition of the DMS 2000 and DMS 3200 Frames and DMS Fiber Matrix Boards to the DMS Series of Modular DVI Matrix Switchers. The DMS Series combine the simplicity and reliability of a fixed I/O matrix switcher with the convenience and flexibility of a modular solution. The compact DMS 2000 and DMS 3200 are designed to fit in a wide range of installations. The DMS 2000 is available in I/O configurations of 4x4… View this story
    Filed in: AVChurch SoundNewsProductAVInstallationManufacturer

  • Tuesday, December 11, 2012
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    PSW Staff 12/11/12 03:06 PM,
    Extron Electronics has introduced the HFX 100 HDMI fiber optic extender, an economical transmitter and receiver set for long distance transmission of HDMI video and embedded audio signals over one fiber optic cable. It extends HDCP-compliant HDMI signals over a multimode cable at lengths up to 300 meters (984 feet), ideal for use in applications that require long distance transmission of HDMI video and embedded multi-channel digital audio signals. The compact extender uses all-digital technology to deliver pixel-for-pixel transmission of… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundProductionNewsProductProductionVideoAVDigitalEthernetInterconnectSignal

  • Tuesday, November 13, 2012
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    David A. McNell 11/13/12 04:23 AM,
    In the world of networked audio transport, there are two major categories in which a system may fall: a fully standards-based network, or a proprietary network that may or may not use standards-based transport. Both have their advantages and disadvantages and, of course, are subject in varying degrees to the problems associated with transforming an analog signal into a digital stream and then back again. Let’s first explore the biggest question that a system designer should ask when someone shows… View this story
    Filed in: AVFeatureBlogStudy HallAVEthernetInterconnectNetworkingSignalSound ReinforcementSystem

  • Monday, July 23, 2012
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    PSW Staff 07/23/12 08:45 AM,
    Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the new FOX USB Extender, a fiber optic transmitter and receiver set capable of extending USB 2.0 signals over very long distances. Peripheral devices can be located up to 10 km (6.25 miles) from the host computer. The FOX USB Extender is an efficient solution for professional AV system designs that require KVM - Keyboard/Video/Mouse support, reducing the need for additional IP network drops, equipment, and software. To ensure proper… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsPollProductAVInstallationSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Thursday, May 24, 2012
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    PSW Staff 05/24/12 11:49 AM,
    Extron Electronics has announced the immediate availability of the FOX AEX 108, an eight-port fiber optic audio extractor for 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. Available in multimode and singlemode models, the FOX AEX 108 is designed for use in FOX Matrix system applications that require extraction of audio signals for local processing… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollProductAVInstallationInterconnectNetworkingAudio





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