(New York--October 8, 2009) RF Central, part of The Vitec Group’s RF Extreme business unit, and a leading provider of digital and analog microwave systems for the Broadcast market, as well as the Sports & Entertainment, Government, Military and International marketplace, is featuring its RMR-X6-II-D six-way COFDM diversity receiver at HD World 2009 (Booth 1008).
Building on the success of its signature RFX-RMR-X6 and RMR-X6-II, RF Central’s RFX-RMR-X6-II-D now features an internal SD/HD Decoder.
Representing the latest in maximum ratio combining technology, the RMR-X6-II family offers superior diversity reception with new cutting-edge features, including On Screen Display of stream data, Ethernet monitoring for remote control access and IP encapsulation for Internet broadcast. The unit is available either as a stand alone COFDM receiver with ASI output or with an integral SD/HD decoder making local decode and control available. Delivering a broadcast-rugged package that captures the essence of flexibility and forward thinking design, the RMR-X6-I-D is outfitted with a straightforward front panel design, compact chassis and OLED graphic display.
“Through the development of the new RMR-X6-II-D, RF Central has expanded diversity receiver options for today’s marketplace,” says RF Extreme Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Don Hoeler. “While customers continue to take full advantage of diversity reception with all of the benefits of maximum ratio combining established by our original RFX-RMR-X6, they now have the equipment necessary for doing this as they transition into full HD with multiple broadcast delivery platforms.”
About RF Central
RF Central manufactures and supplies state-of-the-art microwave equipment to television broadcast and government customers throughout the United States, and was one of the premier suppliers of broadcast equipment required to complete the recent 2 GHz BAS transition program in the domestic USA. Located in Carlisle, PA, RF Central also provides specialized integration, installation, and engineering services. RF Central is marked by its unique qualifications within the industry, its focus on customer service and its dedication to expanding and improving the terrestrial microwave options available to customers. RF Central, along with Microwave Service Company and Nucomm, forms The Vitec Group’s RF Extreme, LLC business unit, part of The Vitec Group Broadcast Systems Division. For more information about RF Central, visit http://www.rfcentral.com
About The Vitec Group plc
The Vitec Group plc is a global leader in the supply of equipment and services to the broadcast, electronic media, photographic and live events industries, and is rapidly extending its reach into related areas such as government, security and defence. Vitec's many industry-leading product brands have established a formidable reputation for innovation, technical excellence, and superior service and support. The diverse range of brands are united by a common Vitec Group commitment to delivering a world-class customer experience, and a visionary approach to the future. This befits an enterprise which has grown both organically and by acquisition to incorporate over 2000 employees worldwide and achieve a 2008 turnover of almost half a billion dollars. Vitec Group products are distributed in almost 100 countries, through both direct sales and by means of a strong, fully-resourced distribution network. The Vitec Group comprises:
The Broadcast Systems Division, which develops, manufactures and distributes high quality manual and robotic camera supports, location lighting, camera and equipment bags, portable power solutions, prompting products, wireless camera links and communication systems used principally by broadcast and live entertainment professionals. Brands include - Anton/Bauer, Autoscript, Clear-Com, Litepanels, MSC, Nucomm, OConnor, Petrol, RF Central, Sachtler, TCS (The Camera Store), Vinten and Vinten Radamec. http://www.vitecgroupbroadcast.com
The Imaging & Staging Division, which designs, manufactures and distributes photographic and video-camera support; lighting, trusses and suspension systems for the professional photography, video, cinematography and live event markets. Brands include - Manfrotto, Gitzo, Kata, Avenger, Litec, IFF, Bogen Imaging, Tomcat and Brilliant Stages. http://www.vitecgroup.it
The Broadcast Services Division, a leading provider of professional video and audio rental equipment, and engineering support for major event productions. Brands include – ASG and Bexel. http://www.bexel.com
More information can be found at http://www.vitecgroup.com