Carlisle, PA, January 21, 2008 – RF Central, a leading digital microwave technology provider, is pleased to offer the new RFX-PMR-II portable digital receiver. The receiver is available in both SD and full HD configuration. The rugged unit offers exceptional performance for portable links and is designed for easy and quick set-up for ENG and field applications. In addition, it is weather resistant for broadcasts during adverse climate conditions.
Accommodating FCC channel plans in conjunction with the BAS Relocation Project, the PMR-II offers manual or pre-set channels with tuning in 0.25MHz steps. The unit is capable of receiving frequencies between 1.990 and 2.500GHz. When configured for HD, the PMR-II supports 1080i and 720p formats in addition to SD modes. Demodulation modes include QPSK, 16 QAM and 64 QAM with auto detection.
“Today‘s broadcast industry calls for products that offer rugged durability and extreme portability, both of which are featured within the PMR-II,” says RF Central CEO Jeff Winemiller.
In addition, Winemiller says the PMR-II is available at a very critical time. “With many stations still in the midst of completing BAS relocation, the PMR-II is a receiver that meets today‘s SD criteria, while also providing a clear path for migration to full HD whenever the customer is ready.”
The PMR-II‘s MSRP is $29,650 and is upgradeable to HD for an additional charge of $6,000. For more information on the PMR-II, call 1-866-732-0113 or visit www.rfcentral.com.
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 2GHz 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 specialized 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, part of Vitec Group Broadcast Systems Division. For more information, visit www.rfcentral.com.
About The Vitec Group
The Vitec Group supplies a wide range of equipment and services to the broadcasting, entertainment and photographic industries. Its products are distributed in nearly 100 countries, either through dealerships or direct to the end user or corporate customer. Vitec is based on strong, well known, premium brands that professionals rely on. Vitec is organized in three divisions: Imaging & Staging, Broadcast Systems and Broadcast Services. For more information, visit www.vitecgroup.com.