The Netherlands, Amsterdam, August 4, 2008 â€“ RF Central, a leading digital microwave technology provider, is unveiling its new and improved NLL-II 5.8 GHz portable digital microwave link at IBC (Stand 1.A30). Taking its former model to new heights, the updated NLL-II now offers both balanced microphone and line level inputs via switch selectable XLR connectors on both the transmitter and receiver. This makes the NLL-II ideal for use by roaming news and sports crews. As part of its new release, the redesigned NLL-II is now also equipped with phantom power for microphones.
â€œRF Central is always researching and introducing new products that streamline applications among broadcasters without infringing on the delivery of cutting-edge technology,â€? says RF Central CEO Jeff Winemiller. â€œThrough our enhanced NLL-II 5.8 GHZ digital microwave link, we are able to take our signature product to the next level by offering the benefit of a plug and play approach that eliminates the need for an external audio mixer and preamp. By providing the means for microphones to be plugged directly into the link, mobile crews curtail costs by no longer needing to employ third-party products. Additionally, through its user-friendly design, the NLL-II can actually save time in the field, resulting in lower overall operating costs.
While the new NLL-II is equipped with new features, its complete transmit and receive system continues to distribute high quality wireless digital video and audio at an outstanding 1,500 foot range; all in an ultra-compact form factor.
About RF Central
RF Central, LLC manufactures and supplies state-of-the-art microwave equipment to television broadcast and government customers throughout the United States. As one of the premier suppliers of broadcast equipment required to complete the 2 GHz BAS transition, RF Central has grown from a few employees in 2005 to over 60 full-time dedicated professionals today. Located in Carlisle, PA, RF Central also provides specialised integration, installation, and engineering services. RF Central is marked by its unique qualifications within the industry, its focus on customer service and its dedication to expanding and improving the terrestrial microwave options available to customers. RF Central, along with Nucomm, Inc. and Microwave Service Company, form The Vitec Group RF Systems business unit, a part of The Vitec Group Broadcast Systems Division. For more information, visit www.rfcentral.com.
About The Vitec Group plc
The Vitec Group plc is acknowledged as a global leader in the supply of equipment and services to the broadcasting, entertainment and photographic industries and has established a reputation for technical excellence and superior engineering along with an astute business strategy which has seen it grow by acquisition. Innovation is a cornerstone of the Groupâ€™s activities and the organisation is committed to a policy of continuous product development. With revenues (2007) of $546m (Â£274m) and over 2200 employees world-wide, its products are distributed in almost 100 countries, through a strong, fully-resourced distribution network or direct to the end user or corporate customer. More information can be found at www.vitecgroup.com.