The RocketPort EXPRESS SMPTE Octacable provides eight ports of serial connectivity when used with the RocketPort EXPRESS 8-Port SMPTE Card (31320-5). This SMPTE cable is designed to provide SMPTE expansion ports without the bulk or expense of a full interface product.
The RocketPort EXPRESS SMPTE Octacable provides the equipment interface portion of an overall broadcast system, allowing interconnection of programmable and nonprogrammable control and accessory equipment. It allows rapid reconfiguration of a system utilizing up to eight pieces of equipment. In addition to easy configuration, the SMPTE Octacable can reach equipment up to 3.5 feet away from the host PC for optimum flexibility.
The SMPTE (Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers) connections comply with the ANSI/SMPTE 207M-1997 Television –Digital Control Interface – Electrical and Mechanical Characteristics Standard. The RocketPort SMPTE product family supports the SMPTE interface system used for the transfer of data and digital control signals. This system allows the connection of production, post-production and/or data transmission equipment, such as video routers, servers, tape decks, keyboards, dimmer racks, video monitors, headphones and broadcast mixing consoles.