NEW FOR-A VIDEO ARCHIVING RECORDER ENABLES ‘ARCHIVE AT INGEST’ SOLUTIONS FOR AVC-INTRA/DVCPRO FILE-BASED WORKFLOWS

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Fort Lee, N.J.

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FOR-A

, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, will introduce the LTR-120HS video archiving recorder at the 2011 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev., April 11-14 (Booth C5219). Using high-quality AVC-Intra/DVCPRO codec and MXF wrapper/un-wrapper, it records MXF files that can be used by a variety of NLE systems to LTO-5 tape.

The new recorder builds on the success of the

LTR-100HS

, introduced during last year’s NAB show, which supports various MPEG-2 video formats. The LTR-120HS recorder supports AVC-Intra100, AVC-Intra50, DVCPRO HD, DVCPRO50, and DVCPRO files. Designed to enable “archive at ingest� solutions, it can record video footage as an MXF file in real time by simply pressing “record� and “play� on the convenient front panel controls. “LTO-5 high-capacity tape is a simple and effective archive solution for broadcasters and other production facilities,� said Pedro Silvestre, Sales Director, FOR-A Corporation of America. “The LTR-120HS delivers reliable, cost-effective archiving for AVC-Intra and DVCPRO file-based workflows, and it’s an important new component in FOR-A’s

MediaConcierge

content management system.� With its internal hard drive, and with each LTO-5 tape providing 1.5 TB of recording capacity and LTFS portable file system, the LTR-120HS also doubles as a material/program exchange media server. The unit features HD/SD-SDI I/O, gigabit Ethernet interface for file-based I/O, and RS-422 for external VTR control. Housed in a compact chassis that is only three RU high and a half-rack wide, the LTR-120HS also includes a built-in LCD screen for convenient monitoring. The LTR-120HS will be available this summer. AVC-Intra and DVCPRO are trademarks of Panasonic Corporation.

About FOR-A

FOR-A is a major manufacturer and distributor of video and audio systems to the broadcast, postproduction and professional video markets. For more information about FOR-A’s product line, call 201-944-1120 or visit our web site at

www.for-a.com

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