New Products September 2008

New Products September 2008

beyerdynamic NE 900 D Cobra Receiver
beyerdynamic's NE 900 D Cobra two channel receiver for the Opus 900 wireless system provides an integrated CobraNet interface to connect the receiver to all CobraNet-capable devices of more than 40 manufacturers. Transmission is via standard Cat-5 ethernet cables. CobraNet connectivity presents many significant advantages for the beyerdynamic wireless system, especially for large-capacity systems or complex buildings with many rooms. The cabling is considerably reduced, as with the CobraNet technology up to 32 channels can be transmitted into each direction with a single 100-Mbit network cable.

  • TOA P-9000
  • TOA Electronics has introduced the TOA P-9000 Series Dual Channel Power Amplifiers. Comprising two distinct models with 70.7V outputs, the P-9060DH and P-9120DH, each unit can serve as a power amplifier for TOA's M-9000 Series Matrix Mixer/Pre-Amplifiers using the T-001T output modules, an expansion amplifier with TOA's A-9000 Series matrix mixer/power amplifiers and as a power amplifier for other line output devices. With a rear panel selectable switch, Channel 1 input can be configured to "ALL" and both channels have balanced inputs with selectable input sensitivity levels.

Liberty Wire & Cable HDMI Over COAX Transmitter/Receiver
Liberty Wire & Cable has introduced a new HDMI over COAX transmitter/receiver system. The HDMI over COAX Transmitter/Receiver is the newest addition to Liberty's extensive DigitaLinx family of products, further enhancing Liberty's position as the industry leader in long-distance HDMI technology. Devices like Liberty's compact new transmitter/receiver system transmit true HDMI signals, not an analog version of a digital signal, over already installed coaxial cable, eliminating the need to run all-new wires throughout a home or office.

Yamaha PM5D Digital Console Power Package
Yamaha's PM5D-EX digital console power package combines a Yamaha PM5D Digital Mixing Console with a DSP5D Expander doubling the I/O and processing capacity of two PM5D consoles but controlled from a single surface. The system features 96 mono and 16 stereo input channels in a very flexible configuration. The PM5D-EX system features 96 kHz processing throughout for outstanding sound and response, making it the ideal choice for critical live recording applications.

TV One 1T-CT-600 Series
TV One's newest product family consists of one Cat-5/6 transmitter and two receivers. The 1T-CT-621 transmitter used in conjunction with the 1T-CT-624 receiver can achieve distances up to 150m while the 1T-CT-628 receiver can achieve distances up to 250m. The units can handle maximum resolutions up to 1920x1200 and 1080p @ 60Hz with embedded audio. They are HDCP and v1.2 HDMI compliant. For normal operation, two Cat-5/5E or 6 cables are required, one for the main signal and one for the HDCP/DDC signal. Single cable operation is possible under certain circumstances but it is recommended that the user checks with TV One Tech Support.

Mitsubishi XD211U Data Projector
Mitsubishi's XD211U data projector is a native XGA resolution projector that uses the latest DLP technology from Texas Instruments, and its new DDP 2230 DMD chip with BrilliantColor. With its compact design and economical form factor that weighs just six pounds, the conveniently portable Mitsubishi XD211U offers a rich combination of features like instant shut-off and an efficient lamp that lasts up to 3000 hours with 2200 lumens of brightness. In addition, the XD211U also comes with an auto-search feature that automatically recognizes either video or data input sources.

Extron Electronics' FOX 4G Matrix 14400
Extron Electronics' FOX 4G Matrix 14400 is a high performance, modular fiber optic matrix switcher for complete, end-to-end digital AV signal transmission and routing over fiber optic cable. It is expandable in sizes from 16x16 up to 144x144, and supports digital switching at rates up to 4.25 Gbps. Equipped with all of the convenience features common to Extron matrix switchers, together with hot-swappable I/O boards, real-time system monitoring, and redundant, hot-swappable power supplies, the FOX 4G Matrix 14400 delivers highly reliable, enterprise-wide switching of fiber optic AV and control signals for any mission-critical environment.

Barco FSN Series
Barco's FSN Series -- a high-resolution production switcher that combines advanced video switching functionality with the power of Barco image processing. As a modular multi-format switcher, the FSN Series is highly configurable, easy to operate, and enables users to adapt to today's continuously demanding live production environment at an economical price point. The FSN Series includes a modular 6RU FSN-1400 chassis with 14 slots, hot-swappable front cards, passive rear connector cards, and dual redundant hot-swappable power supplies. Features include native HD or SD operation, cross-conversion, frame synchronization, selectable native output formats, and low video delay.

Soundcraft Si3 Console
Soundcraft has launched a mid-market partner console in the Soundcraft Si3. This new desk is designed for live use on both touring sound systems and in fixed installations and its intuitive operation and high input and bus count makes it a perfect choice for House of Worship sound systems. Theatre users will also find the Soundcraft Si3 very applicable in their area. What is particularly nice about the Si3 is it all comes in one chassis -- console surface, all input and output connections, power supply -- so it can literally drop in and replace an existing analogue desk as almost certainly no additional cabling would be required to install it.

Meyer Sound MM-4XP
Meyer Sound's MM-4XP miniature loudspeaker is available in a variety of custom colors. The potent yet petite M'elodie line array loudspeaker leads off Meyer Sound's expanded offering of line array products. Only 29.5-inches long and weighing a mere 62 lbs, M'elodie has made its mark across a gamut of applications, including corporate AV, houses of worship, musical theatre, and in down- or side-fill arrays for touring systems based on the MILO line array loudspeaker. At the stand's dedicated technical area, the "Tech Bar," Meyer Sound support personnel are available to offer guidance and provide in-depth answers to any technical or design questions.

Toshiba Projectors
Toshiba has launched four new projectors. These presentation solutions range from two affordably priced 4.8-pound mobile projectors to two powerful 4,000 ANSI lumen projectors with a variety of high-end features for house of worship and large auditoriums. Toshiba's TDP-XP1U filter-free DLP mobile projector is perfect for users who demand incredible imaging and high-end features at an affordable price. Packaged in a compact form factor, the TDP-XP1U is intelligently designed with an impressive 2,200 ANSI lumens for a bright display in any setting.

Epson Powerlite Series
Epson's PowerLite 1720, 1725, 1730W, and 1735W projectors deliver 3,000 lumens of color and white light output for bright, vivid images, are sleekly designed, and weigh just less than four pounds. Presenters, whether in a conference room or on-the-go, can take advantage of Epson's new Quick Wireless Connection USB Key for virtual plug-and-play wireless connectivity and streaming video with audio via USB connectivity. The Epson PowerLite 1720 and 1725 offer XGA resolution and Epson PowerLite 1730W and 1735W projectors offer WXGA resolution, ideal for use with widescreen laptops and DVD content.

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