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For Live App Control, Vista Offers Montage II M2C-50 Board

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Vista Systems is now shipping Montage II M2C-50 console, the new compact, cost-effective controller for the Spyder family of products. With the introduction of the M2C-50 Vista Systems extends the industry's most versatile video-processing system to Spyder users seeking powerful live-application control.

The M2C-50 connects to the Spyder network without any extra software or special configurations. Users just plug in the power, connect the single RJ-45 connection cable to the Spyder network, and they are up and running: The console is automatically updated to the current configuration. The M2C-50 works seamlessly in conjunction with Spyder's control software allowing simultaneous functionality and communication to the video processor securing flexible control of the application.

All of the new console's buttons are user-programmable for easy adaptation to the show and the user. Multiple layouts are available at users' fingertips.

Fast boot time, just five seconds, and control design allow for connecting, disconnecting, booting and powering up live without compromising applications.

Multiple consoles and client PCs can communicate with the same Spyder server. Users can access and run scripts, command keys and function keys; apply treatments; and select sources from a console environment. Embedded hardware architecture offers maximum reliability.

The M2C-50 tips the scales at just 54 pounds. Its compact footprint measures 10.25 inches high x 26.63 inches wide x 29.12 inches deep. The first new consoles have been shipped to AVI in Tampa and Dillon Productions in Atlanta.

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