NAB 2005 Product Preview
A preview of products to be featured at the 2005 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show, April 18-21 in Las Vegas.
The Chief Manufacturing FMA-220 dual horizontal array and the FMA-320 triple horizontal array are designed to be used with the company's line of articulating arm mounts. The arrays offer adjustments for locking displays in desired viewing positions and sliding side-to-side, which are both done by hand. The arrays feature Chief's Centris technology for gravity-centered tilt adjustments that self-adjust to hold different display weights. Both arrays are available in silver and black. Price: $169 (FMA-220); $199 (FMA-320). Availability: currently available (both models). For more information, see Chief Manufacturing at NAB booth 3625, or contact the company at 952-894-6280 or at www.chiefmfg.com.Analog audio cables
Belden's CDT Electronics Division has added the 9451P single-pair construction and 9451DP Siamese construction cables to its plenum-rated Brilliance analog audio cable line. The cables are designed for use in sports arenas, boardrooms, convention centers, houses of worship, and post-production facilities. The Brilliance 9451P and 9451DP cables feature twisted pairs with 22 AWG-tinned copper conductors and fluorinated ethylene propylene insulation. The conductors are color-coded and include a 22 AWG drain wire inside the foil shield. Both models are NEC- and CEC CMP-rated. Price: N/A. Availability: currently available. For more information, see Belden at NAB booth C2257, or contact the company at 800-235-3361 or at www.belden.com.Fiber optic receivers
Communications Specialties has added the 7223, 7225, and 7227 drop-and-repeat fiber optic receivers for RGB and stereo audio to its Pure Digital Fiberlink 7220 Series. The 7223 offers four baseband outputs of high-resolution RGB, each with stereo audio; the 7225 features one baseband output of high-resolution RGB with stereo audio and one optical loop-through output; and the 7227 offers four baseband outputs of high-resolution RGB, each with stereo audio and one optical loop-through output. Each model transmits and receives optical signals over a single fiber and supports video resolutions from VGA to WXGA, and HDTV resolutions such as 420p, 720p, and 1080i (in RGBHV format only). Price: N/A. Availability: currently available (all models). For more information, see Communications Specialties at NAB booth SL2268, or contact the company at 631-273-0404 or at www.commspecial.com.