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10.B41 Feature-packed precision audio
monitoring unit at IBC2013
T SL Products, manufacturer of surround sound microphones and processing,
audio monitoring, tally/studio-control systems and power management
solutions for the broadcast industry, will debut the PAM1 MK2 Precision Audio
Monitor at IBC2013. The PAM1 MK2 is an evolutionary step up from the original
PAM1-3G8, offering an improved feature set and user interface, upgraded
integrated speaker system, larger screens and a full set of functions carried over
from the flagship PAM2 MK2 Precision Audio Monitor.
“Our engineering team has come up with a winning formula for the PAM1 MK2
upgrade after gathering extensive feedback from broadcast engineers around
the world” says Martin Dyster, Head of Audio for TSL Products. “Confidence
monitoring in a multichannel HD-SDI environment, where comprehensive visual
and audio feedback is required in a compact format, is the hallmark for the new
www.tsl.co.uk TAG joins successful hand
held instrument range
P HABRIX has announced the
details of the TAG, the new
addition to its highly successful hand
held instrument range on display for
the first time at IBC2013.
The TAG has been developed within
the same rugged form factor as
the Sx range and in addition to SDI
and AES generation and analysis
brings composite I/O with additional
functions activated by purchasing
the appropriate option.
According to the company, the TAG
has been created to incorporate
a number of new interfaces and
to appeal to those customers
looking for a cost effective entry into
professional test and measurement.
PHABRIX has also been developing
its Rx rack mount range with many
new developments added into
Version 9 on show at IBC this year.
Key among these are
several major audio
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a new full Dolby decode module
with support for Dolby E, Dolby
D and Dolby D plus making the
Rx a significant provider for the
testing of Dolby within broadcast
infrastructure. A new four channel
AES module and enhancement
of loudness monitoring to offer
4 simultaneous channel displays
PHABRIX’s development path in
offering both video and audio T&M
support in one combined instrument.
PHABRIX has also added new
closed caption support per input
offering 608/708/WST and OP47.
The intuitive user interface provides
an easy to use set up for closed
caption display along with the ability
to view 608 and 708 side by side
through separate input cards.
Latest wide appeal
rigs at IBC
P olecam Systems will show the
latest Polecam rigs including
the Starter Pack PSP, the new fine
control Polecam motorised heads,
and also new cameras from
Toshiba, IO Industries, Panasonic
and the new Hi-Speed Antelope
Pico minicam at IBC.
Based in the UK, Polecam
Systems has seen sales increase
and broaden into a wider user
base since the introduction of new
features which bring entry level
cost down, and have significantly
upgraded the rigs motorised
heads and also enabled the use
of larger high end cameras such
as the Canon C300, Canon and
Nikon DSLRs, the Blackmagic
Design cameras, RED Epic and
others from Sony and Panasonic.
Steffan Hewitt and Stephen
Rutherford, Alix Francis and Greg
Carlisle from the UK team will be
there on the stand to demonstrate
the kit and answer all your
questions, and it’s also a chance
to try the latest rigs hands on
before you buy.
www.polecam.com Streams of
content at IBC
At IBC2013, GlobeCast CEO
Olivier Barberot will present a
new look and positioning for
the broadcast service provider,
underlining the company’s shift
toward working with its broadcast
clients on tailored solutions based
on each broadcaster’s strategy.
GlobeCast will also be touting its
latest contracts, as well as new
developments in the over-the-top