The RocketPort uPCI 8-Port SMPTE card provides eight ports of in-server serial connectivity. It can be used in conjunction with the RocketPort uPCI SMPTE Octacable (99490-9), RocketPort uPCI 8-Port SMPTE Interface (99505-0) or the RocketPort uPCI 8-Port SMPTE Rackmount Interface (99495-4), providing a complete solution for broadcast applications.
The RocketPort SMPTE provides the added flexibility to set the appropriate ports with the DIP switch to DCE or DTE serial communications. It is designed for standard and low-profile PCs and servers.
The RocketPort uPCI 8-Port SMPTE Card 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.
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.