Cable Technology Feature Article
Apantac to Debut Pinnacle SDI to HDMI Converter at NAB 2013
By Rahul Arora, TMCnet Contributor
Apantac, a provider of cost-effective multiviewers, video walls, extenders and signal processing solutions, recently announced the debut of its Pinnacle SDI to HDMI converter / scaler with loudness monitoring. The solution will make its debut at NAB 2013 to be held April 8, 2013 – April 11, 2013.
The SDI to HDMI Converter is a signal conversion module designed to convert SDI signals. With a robust and feature rich design, the solution offers the highest quality video with selectable audio monitoring that offers a stereo pair output that can be selected from any of the embedded audio sources. The Pinnacle-L turns a low-cost consumer LCD panel into a broadcast quality loudness monitoring device. It supports 3G/HD/SD-SDI inputs and displays an HDMI/DVI output up to 1080P resolution.
Apantac offers a complete solution for the client’s image and signal processing needs. With their products, representation of several manufacturers' product lines, as well as vast network of partners, Apantac offers complete audio video solutions and technologies, consultation and service to meet client’s specific requirements.
The company is known for its TAHOMA-DL Hybrid Multiviewers, which combines monitoring multimedia and broadcast quality inputs on the same multi-image display processing system. The ability to combine multimedia inputs such as; DVI, VGA, RGB, HDMI, Blu-ray DVD, DVD, component, s-video, as well as broadcast quality 3G/HD/SD-SDI inputs makes it an ideal multi-image display processing solution for multi-channel, multi-format live production applications when computer generated inputs and live cameras shots are being switched at the same time.
Meanwhile, Apantac recently announced that it will be launching its new Tahoma Ultra 4K Multiviewer at the 2013 National Associations of Broadcasters (NAB) Conference, April 6-11 in Las Vegas. The Tahoma Ultra-4K has four outputs to drive a single ultra-high-resolution monitor with 4K resolution. It can be used where high-end applications with 4K monitors or 2x2 video walls with four displays are required. The unit comes with redundant power and control methods through the front panel buttons.
Edited by Brooke Neuman