The DashBoard Control System Expands with The Addition of Courtyard Electronics


Last Updated: March 6, 2013 1:52 am GMT
(Iroquois, Ontario--March 6, 2013) Courtyard Electronics joins the openGear community, integrating their new flagship CY 460 SPG, TPG & Time Reference generator with Ross Video’s Dashboard control and monitoring system via openGear Connect.

“The CY460 is complex and highly configurable, and housed in a one rack unit,” said Steve Cranny, Sales Director, Courtyard Electronics Limited. “It has its own front panel LCD display and controls from which all parameters can be set - but we also wanted to offer our customers a remote control solution via Ethernet.”

“Courtyard is a valuable addition in fully integrating openGear Connect for control of the CY460 Master SPG Test Pattern and Time Reference Generator from DashBoard,” said Eric Goodmurphy, Director of Infrastructure, Ross Video. “DashBoard continues to extend its reach far beyond a modular control system.”

“Dashboard is an excellent TCP/IP control system,” continued Steve. “It was an obvious choice for us to become an openGear partner and implement the CY460 Dashboard control solution. Customers who already have other Ross Video and openGear products will benefit from being able to control and monitor those and the CY460 from a single platform.”

About Courtyard
An independent privately owned company established in 1986, Courtyard Electronics Limited designs, manufactures and sells a product range whose success stems from its high performance and reliability supplied at competitive prices. Current products include SPGs and changeover units, test pattern generators, on-air and VT clocks, logo generators and character generators.

About Ross Video
Ross Video creates leading edge video production technology. Ross products are used in demanding environments every day to inform and entertain audiences all over the world. Our client base includes a who’s who of broadcast, production companies, sports stadiums, government agencies, educators, touring companies and houses of worship. Ross’ award winning product families include Vision, Vision Octane, CrossOver and Carbonite Video Production Switchers; openGear, RossGear and GearLite Terminal Equipment; BlackStorm Video Servers; OverDrive Automated Production Control, Inception Social Media Management; XPression Motion Graphics; NK Series Routing and Furio and CamBot Camera Robotics Systems. For additional news and information on Ross Video and Ross products, visit


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