The RocketPort EXPRESS 8-Port SMPTE Card provides the equipment interface portion of an overall broadcast system, allowing interconnection of programmable and non-programmable control and accessory equipment. It allows rapid reconfiguration of a system utilising up to eight pieces of equipment. The RocketPort SMPTE Card provides the added flexibility to set the appropriate ports with the DIP switch to DCE or DTE RS-422 serial communications. It is designed for standard and low-profile PCs and servers.
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.
The RocketPort EXPRESS 8-Port SMPTE Card can be supplied as the card only or supplied with an interface that best suits your systems requirements:
• RocketPort EXPRESS SMPTE Octacable (31330-4) – Eight-way fan-out cable
• RocketPort EXPRESS 8-Port SMPTE Interface (31325-0) – Panel breakout interface with 8 ports
• RocketPort EXPRESS 8-Port SMPTE Rackmount Interface (31315-5) – Rack-mount interface with 8 ports