Iroquois, ON, Canada â€“ August 21, 2008 â€“ Ross Video will be showcasing the DFR-8320 series at this yearâ€™s IBC. Introduced during NAB 2008, the 2RU, 20 slot modular frame offers processing for high density applications in distribution and conversion for up to 20 openGear cards.
â€œWe are pleased to launch the DFR-8320, Rossâ€™ 2RU high density 20 slot frame series, at IBC 2008,â€? said Eric Goodmurphy, Marketing Product Manager, RossGear. â€œThe modular backplane allows the DFR-8320 to offer both a 10 BNC per module rear as well as a split 5 BNC per module rear for applications requiring high density 1 in by 4 out solutions. The DFR-8320 supports any mix of analog, digital, video and audio modules in the same frame making it a great addition to the award winning openGear family.â€?
openGear is an open-architecture, 2RU modular frame system designed by Ross Video and supported by more than 17 different terminal equipment manufacturers. openGear offers clients the freedom to choose the best technology from a wide range of manufacturers to meet the needs of a broadcast, production, or distribution facility while maintaining a compatible frame infrastructure. The Ross DashBoard Remote Control and Monitoring System and companion SNMP plug-in enables unified control over all openGear cards in a system as well as allowing openGear to tie in with 3rd party SNMP based systems. The openGear modules offered from Ross include a broad selection of audio and video products for distribution, analog conversion, Up/Down/Cross format conversion, fiber, switching, keying and synchronization, as well as a suite of solutions from the 8000 series available with the openGear adapter.
About Ross Video
Ross Video designs, manufactures and supports a wide range of innovative products for use in live production applications in over 100 countries. Over the past 15 years Ross has grown an average of 20% year over year and currently employs 300 incredibly talented people. Rossâ€™ award winning product line includes Vision and Synergy Multi-Definition Video Production Switchers, openGear, RossGear and GearLite Terminal Equipment, SoftMetal Video Servers, and the OverDrive Production Control System. News and information are available at www.rossvideo.com
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