What’s New: AV Technology
Jul 1, 2006 12:00 PM,
By Charissa Young
Pace Micro Technology‘s Miami DC757 HD set-top box is equipped with a DSG and CableCard device for conditional access. It has extensive connectivity options, including HDMI and RF, and supports legacy, EPG, and VOD applications. Miami also supports a 1394 5C protected interface, boasts best-in-class processing speed and memory capacity, and offers comprehensive connectivity options for easy installation into even the most complex home theater systems.
▪ Pace Micro Technology www.pacemicro.com
Accell‘s compact UltraAV HDMI 2-1 switch enables simultaneous connection between two AV sources with a thin, wireless remote. The switch is smaller than a deck of playing cards, allowing a discreet setup, and does not use an external power power source, freeing up space and an extra power outlet. Priced at $99, it maintains resolutions of up to 1080p, offering a cheap solution that delivers high performance for your AV setup needs.
▪ Accell | www.accellcables.com
HD BNC CONNECTORS
Bomar expands its Specialty Broadcast Connector series of 75Ω devices with its BNC connectors. The true 75Ω connectors are designed to optimize emerging “super HD” broadcast equipment with quick-connecting/disconnecting RF devices with a low 1.032 VSWR and return loss of -36dB at 4.5GHz. Other specifications include a voltage rating of 500V, insulation resistance of 5,000MΩ, and cable retention of 60lbs. Construction from precision-machined brass and gold-plated contacts ensure low return loss.
▪ Bomar www.bommarinterconnect.com