Grass Valley introduced its Apex router at this year's NAB2003.
The Apex is designed to complement the Trinix digital video routing system.
The router features 256 inputs x 256 outputs per frame. It has a compact 11 RU frame. It includes TDM switching architecture for cost-effective linear expandability to 1280 x 1280 in five frames. Its redundant matrix cards maximize availability.
The router features 256 inputs x 256 outputs per frame. It has a compact 11 RU frame.
Broad format support includes AES digital audio (75 Ohm unbalanced and 110 Ohm balanced), MADI and Dolby E.
The Signal features synchronous/asynchronous support for 30-100 kHz signals, AES-11 timing and silent switching that minimizes unwanted clicks and pops due to signal switching.
The router also features:
Multiple audio and video reference inputs
Redundant power supplies and cooling fans
Network-based status and control via SNMP and HTTP protocols
Full compatibility with Grass Valley NetCentral and Broadlinx status and monitoring applications
For more information visit www.thomsongrassvalley.com.