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Articles Tagged Fiberplex

  • Wednesday, June 01, 2016
    PSW Staff 06/01/16 11:39 AM,
    A campus full of dark fiber lines plus FiberPlex optical multiplexing added up quickly to huge cost savings for Hillsdale College in southern Michigan and proved crucial for the college’s 2016 Commencement event featuring speaker Supreme Court justice Clarence Thomas. In 2013, Hillsdale’s director of Technical Media Ted Matko was searching for a way to easily move broadband video and audio from the campus’ sports complexes to the multimedia operations center. Because the sports complexes are nearly a mile away… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalInstallationInterconnectNetworkingSystem

  • Wednesday, April 29, 2015
    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

  • 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

  • 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, January 30, 2014
    PSW Staff 01/30/14 02:11 PM,
    It was a double pass for optical fiber at Sunday’s NFL Pro Bowl game at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu. Copper cabling took a beating due to excessive moisture buildup from the rain.  “The issue with copper wasn’t noise for a change, it was water,” said Jeff Kang with Custom Audio, Kaneohe, Hawaii, which has been providing sound reinforcement for Pro Bowl for over 10 years. Fortunately, this year, Kang had contacted FiberPlex Technologies about a MADI-to-optic conversion box for his… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsDigitalInterconnectNetworkingSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, September 17, 2013
    PSW Staff 09/17/13 11:15 AM,
    An impromptu “plugfest” involving a new FiberPlex converter box earlier this month at the Las Vegas labs of top AV integrator AVDB Group solved a recurring problem with the growing number of platforms using the IEEE AVB set of protocols for AV streaming. “We needed a solution for the 100-meter (cable) limitation for our larger projects, which as you can expect of Las Vegas, is about as big as they get,” explained Bob Langlois, the general manager for AVDB Group’s… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalManufacturer

  • Tuesday, September 03, 2013
    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, 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
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsBusinessInstallationNetworkingSound Reinforcement

  • 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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