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Archive for April 12th, 2010

AUDIO-TECHNICA ENHANCES BP892 MICROSET® HEADWORN MIC WITH DUAL EAR MOUNT

bp892 dual earmount — The new AT8464 allows a single ear-worn BP892 MicroSet® Headworn Mic to be converted to a dual-ear-worn unit for maximum stability and comfort —

NAB EXPO, LAS VEGAS, NV, April 12, 2010 — Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 45 years, is enhancing its BP892 MicroSet® Subminiature Omnidirectional Condenser Headworn Microphone with the AT8464 Dual-Ear Microphone Mount. The high-SPL successor to Audio-Technica’s popular AT892, the BP892 offers increased dynamic range with maximum audio quality and minimum visibility. The Dual-Ear Mount allows users to convert their single-ear-worn BP892 MicroSet to a dual-ear-worn unit for maximum stability and comfort. This device will now come standard with all BP892 MicroSet units, and is also sold as a stand-alone item to retrofit BP892 and AT892 units already in the hands of end users. more

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AUDIO-TECHNICA INTRODUCES ITS BP4001 AND BP4002 INTERVIEW MICROPHONES

bp4001 & bp4002— The BP4001 Cardioid Dynamic and BP4002 Omnidirectional Dynamic Interview Mics feature exceptional sound quality and extended handle, perfect for on-location interviews and sports broadcasting —

NAB EXPO, LAS VEGAS, NV, April 12, 2010 — Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 45 years, introduces its BP4001 Cardioid Dynamic Interview Microphone and BP4002 Omnidirectional Dynamic Interview Microphone. These professional mics, each featuring extended-length handles, are ideal for all aspects of broadcast and remote newsgathering: on-location interviews, ENG, EFP, sports applications and much more. more

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AUDIO-TECHNICA SHOWS NEW BPHS1 BROADCAST STEREO HEADSET

bphs1 — The BPHS1 offers broadcasters a high-performance integrated microphone and headphone combination perfect for on-air or live news and sports broadcast, announcing and interviews —

NAB EXPO, LAS VEGAS, NV, April 12, 2010 — Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 45 years, is showing the new BPHS1 Broadcast Stereo Headset with Dynamic Boom Microphone, offering natural, highly intelligible stereo reproduction. The rugged BPHS1 features closed-back circumaural (around-the-ear) ear cups that were designed to provide maximum comfort and ambient noise rejection with minimal ear fatigue. The BPHS1 also has a professional boom-mounted moving coil dynamic microphone that can be positioned for use on either side of the mouth. It is specifically intended and optimized for on-air or live news and sports broadcasting, announcing and interviews. more

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ESPN PURCHASES FOR-A FRC-8000 FRAME RATE CONVERTERS FOR TRANSMISSION FACILITIES

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FORT LEE, N.J., April 12, 2010 – FOR-A, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and video production industry, today announced ESPN has purchased five FRC-8000 HD/SD Frame Rate Converters for its new transmission facility at its headquarters in Bristol, Conn. An additional two FRC-8000 units will be going to the ESPN facility in Brazil next month. FOR-A will showcase the latest technology of the FRC-8000 at the 2010 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev., April 12-15 (Booth C5219). more

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FOR-A TO INTRODUCE LTR-100HS VIDEO ARCHIVE RECORDER WITH LTO-5 SUPPORT AT NAB 2010

Fort Lee, N.J., April 12, 2010 – FOR-A, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, will introduce the LTR-100HS Video Archive Recorder at the 2010 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev., April 12-15 (Booth C5219). The new recorder supports LTO-5 technology, the latest standard in long-term, high-capacity tape storage, to provide a simple and effective archive solution. more

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WJCL, WTGS Produce Local HD Newscasts for Savannah with Broadcast Pix

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WJCL and WTGS, which share studios and resources for local news, are using a Broadcast Pix Slate 5000 video production system to produce live local news in HD for the Savannah.

(Billerica, Massachusetts) April 12, 2010. Broadcast Pix™ today announced WJCL and WTGS are using a Slate™ 5000 video production system to produce live local news in HD for the Savannah, Ga., market (DMA #96). Last year, the stations were the first in the market to launch local news in HD.

WJCL, an ABC affiliate owned by New Vision Television, and WTGS, a FOX affiliate operated by New Vision through a local marketing agreement, share studios and resources for local news production. The facility produces four newscasts on weekdays. The stations simulcast a morning news show, WJCL broadcasts local news at 6 p.m. more

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Nucomm Unveils Channel Master Lite Portable Microwave Link System at NAB 2010

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Lightweight, Compact Design is Specifically Mission Oriented for Helicopter and Aerial Applications

LAS VEGAS, NV – Nucomm, a Vitec Group brand, and a leading provider of digital and analog microwave systems for the Broadcast, Sports & Entertainment, Government, Military and International marketplace, is unveiling its ChannelMaster Lite portable microwave link system at NAB 2010 (Booth C6419). more

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Ross Video Launches World’s First 5 MLE Production Switcher Control Panel at NAB 2010

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States – April 12, 2010 – In a surprise announcement, Ross Video has launched the world’s first 5 MLE production switcher control panel at NAB 2010. more

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NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION USE JVC GD-463D10U MONITORS FOR MOBILE 3D EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

WAYNE, NJ (April 12, 2010) – JVC Professional Products, a division of JVC U.S.A., today announced that the Denver-based National Park Service Submerged Resources Center (SRC) is using the JVC GD-463D10U 46-inch 3D LCD HD monitor to bring underwater 3D footage to students across the country. The underwater footage is being produced through a partnership with the Advanced Imaging and Visualization Laboratory (AIVL) at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, Mass. JVC will screen samples of the footage during the 2010 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev., April 12-15 (Booth C4314). more

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NEXSTAR BROADCASTING GROUP STANDARDIZES ON JVC PROHD CAMCORDERS FOR DIGITAL NEWSROOM CONVERSIONS

Upgrades Planned for Stations in Eight Additional Markets in 2010

WAYNE, NJ (April 12, 2010) — JVC Professional Products, a division of JVC U.S.A., today announced that Nexstar Broadcasting Group will deploy JVC GY-HM790, GY-HM700 and GY-HM100 ProHD camcorders in at least eight stations in 2010 as part of its planned strategy to convert its local news operations to digital newsrooms. The new GY-HM790 was unveiled today at the 2010 NAB Show in Las Vegas (Booth C4314). more

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