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Markertek Unveils Complete Line of SMPTE Hybrid Fiber Optic Adapters

<p><strong>SAUGERTIES, NY – April 23, 2013</strong> – <a rel=”nofollow” href=”” target=”_blank”>Markertek</a>, a global supplier of specialized products to all broadcast and television networks, today unveiled its HYDAP line of SMPTE hybrid fiber adapter solutions designed to lower the cost of outside broadcast and sports production.<a href=”/sites/default/files/public/wp_uploads/2013/04/HYDAP2.jpg”><img alt=”HYDAP Fiber Optic Adapters” class=”alignright size-medium wp-image-44770″ height=”200″ src=”/sites/default/files/public/wp_uploads/2013/04/HYDAP2-300×200.jpg” width=”300″></a><br><br>The HYDAP provides a solution to running expensive long length SMPTE 311 hybrid camera cables by converting the SMPTE hybrid connector to conventional single mode ST connections or Neutrik opticalCON LC connections. These robust in-line adapters feature an extremely durable extruded aluminum housing for harsh production environments. Fiber connectors are recessed to prevent damaged ends and a square housing design prevents rolling. HYDAP units are available in both SMPTE hybrid male and female models breaking out to either ST fiber or Neutrik opticalCON connections. Standard models are passive but are also available with power options.<br><br>“Now you can use conventional ST fiber or Neutrik OpticalCON cables with your SMPTE hybrid cameras,” said Chris Fisher, VP”ˆof Engineering at Markertek. “These SMPTE hybrid breakout solutions lower your cabling costs and offer a simple inline solution. The housing is so rugged we drove a Jeep over them and they survived.” Continued Fisher, “It is our goal to be the #1 supplier of custom fiber optic solutions to the broadcasting industry. Markertek has a LEMO”ˆtrained staff and now offers SMPTE hybrid cables and breakout solutions for any application.”<br><br>To receive a free copy of the Markertek Fiber Edition Catalog visit <a rel=”nofollow” href=””></a>, email <a rel=”nofollow” href=”mailto:[email protected]”>[email protected]</a> or call 800-522-2025. Digital versions are available for download either as a full PDF or in a ZIP file. Customers can also reach out to their existing Markertek sales contact for a quick quote or further details.<br><br># # #<br><br><strong>About Markertek</strong><br>Markertek is a highly specialized broadcast and pro-audio supply house serving the technical side of the media industry with over 60,000 unique solutions at reasonable prices – supported with dependable advice from actual pro-audio and broadcast video professionals. The Markertek catalog has achieved cult-like status among digital media professionals as the ultimate design tool for creating the electronic infrastructure required to produce the majority of primetime television shows, feature films, commercials and chart-topping music hits, as well as all other areas in the audio and video industry.<br><br>Markertek is the #1 “Go-To” source in the industry for everything fiber optic including SMPTE Hybrid camera cables, 2-12 channel tactical fiber snakes, fiber rack mount solutions, fiber reels, fiber consumables and specialized tooling.<br><br>Visit <a rel=”nofollow” href=””></a> for more information.</p>

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