New Products: December 2006
Jeron intercom system, Da-Lite Screen Co. AV cart, Analog Way video controller ...
Marantz Professional's CDR310 portable field recorder handles documentation, duplication, and archiving. The CDR310 features digital hard disc recording in multiple formats, and instant CD burning. The product features Pre-Record and Background Record modes, Silent Skip, and Adjustable AutoTrack. The CDR310 uses CD-R discs to record MP3, WAVE, AIFF, and CD-DA formats. A maximum of 55 hours of MP3 audio, 110 hours of mono, or 5 hours of PCM can be recorded. Price: N/A. Availability: N/A. For more information, contact Marantz Professional at 201-762-6500 or at www.d-mpro.com.Spectrum analyzer
Tektronix Inc's RSA6100A spectrum analyzer incorporates a DPX spectrum display for live color viewing of signal transients changing over time in the frequency domain. The RSA6100A can be set to trigger on a problem, capture a continuous time record of changing RF events, and perform time-correlated analysis. All signals up to 110 MHz spans are captured into memory, at up to 1.7 second acquisition lengths. The analyzer is available in 6.2 GHz and 14 GHz models. Price: $69,900. Availability: currently available. For more information, contact Tektronix at 800-833-9200 or at www.tek.com.Digital conferencing microphone
The TAIDEN HCS-4380 Fully Digital Conference System microphone from Media Vision USA integrates with the company's Conference Sign-in System and Intelligent Central Control System. Features include five voting keys, a uni-directional electret condenser microphone, a hi-fi loudspeaker, a headphone jack, and a built-in channel selector. Price: $1,400-$1,700 (4386 Series); $650-$800 (4330 Series, pictured here). Availability: currently available (both models). For more information, contact Media Vision at 415-391-9090 or at www.mediavision-usa.com.Conferencing system output unit
Sennheiser Electronic Corp.'s SDC 8200 AO analog conferencing system output unit (pictured here) connects to the company's SDC 8200 CU central unit. The SDC 8200 AO analog output unit features nine analog outputs to deliver floor language and eight translations to IR modulators, PA equipment, and recording equipment. The SDC 8200 AO is powered by the central unit. The AO includes two unbalanced RCA phono output sockets for floor language and eight unbalanced RCA phono output sockets for translations. A 4-pin Phoenix connector switches external units. Price: $2,350. Availability: currently available. For more information, contact Sennheiser at 860-434-9190 or at www.sennheiserusa.com.In-wall subwoofer
Artison's RCC 600 In-Wall Subwoofer is targeted at builders and interior designers. The RCC 600 reactance-canceling in-wall subwoofer eliminates vibrations and sound distortion, according to the company. The system's front-panel controls include power, gain, movie mode, music mode, and IR input. Price: $2,000. Availability: currently available. For more information, contact Artison at 775-833-4344 or at www.artisonusa.com.HDTV manual projector screens
Vutec Corp. has introduced the EconoPro 2000 line of roll up/down manual wall screens for wall or ceiling mounting. EconoPro 2000 screens are available in 16:9 format in 39-by 70-inch (EVMW3970S, pictured here), 45- by 80-inch (EVMW4580S), and 54- by 96-inch (EVMW5496S) sizes. The screens come in matte white fabric with a rounded silver aluminum housing. Price: $176 (EVMW3970S); $196 (EVMW4580S); $216 (EVMW5496S). Availability: N/A (all models). For more information, contact Vutec at 800-770-4700 or at www.vutec.com.AV decoder
The CUDA MPEG-2 audio/video decoder from HaiVision is designed for use with monitoring and video distribution systems in private networks. The CUDA delivers full resolution, full frame rate video across networks at bitrates from 800 kb/s to 15 Mb/s. The product features S-video, composite, RGB, and stereo audio outputs. An encoder is also available. Price: $1,895(decoder); $3,495 (encoder). Availability: currently available (both models). For more information, contact HaiVision at 514-334-5445 or at www.haivision.com.HDMI video splitter/extender
Hall Research Technologies' SP-HDMI-4A HDMI video splitter/extender splits an HDMI audio/video source for display on four outputs at 1080p resolution. Signals can be transmitted more than 40 feet on HDMI cable. The SP-HDMI-4A can be cascaded up to three levels, and can be used to split a DVI source by using HDMI-to-DVI adapter cables. Each buffered output can run up to 40 feet at 1080i. Price: $445. Availability: currently available. For more information, contact Hall Research Technologies at 714-641-6607 or at www.hallresearch.com.FireWire fiber optic repeater
Kramer Electronics has introduced the 648 FireWire fiber optic repeater for FireWire 1394a and 1394b signals. Used in pairs, the 648 extends FireWire cable runs up to 500 meters. The 648 features two bilingual 9-pin FireWire ports and two duplex LC fiber connectors. It transfers at 100, 200, 400, and 800 Mb/s. Price: $895. Availability: currently available. For more information, contact Kramer Electronics at 908-735-0018 or at www.kramerelectronics.com.XGA projector
Designed for use in boardrooms and theaters, the LV-7575 projector from Canon USA provides 5,500 ANSI lumens of brightness and XGA (1024x768) resolution. The LV-7575 incorporates a 1.3X zoom lens, 10-bit processing, power lens shift, network capability, and multiple image modes. The unit operates at 36 dB. Price: $8,999. Availability: currently available. For more information, contact Canon at 516-328-5000 or at www.usa.canon.com.