TV goes fibre optics

The technology in the broadcast sector is developing more and more in the direction of fibre optics. Compared to conventional copper cables, fibre optic cables offer more bandwidth and lower attenuation data transmission. The Draka IP MediaLine Fiber based on the SMPTE ST 2110 standard provides high-speed data transport over IP networks. The product range includes non-metallic, gel-filled fibre optic central tube cables with two to 24 fibres for indoor broadcast applications. With ... Read more

Passed with flying colours: Draka video cable in test run at EMG Germany

Video cable in everyday use test: EMG Germany GmbH, a TV service company for studio, outside and post-production based in Hürth near Cologne, Germany, put the Draka 75 Ohm HDTV coaxial cable 0.8L/3.7Dz through its paces under real working conditions. The performance measurements focused on interference-free 3G transmissions and length tests in connection with various cables, such as power lines. In the end, the specialist ... Read more

Draka Mobile Fiber Cables: Extremely flexible and yet very robust

Specially manufactured for outdoor applications

With the Draka Mobile Fibre Cables (MFC), the Multimedia Solutions (MMS) BU of the Prysmian Group offers extremely resistant, flame-retardant and flexible fibre optic cables for broadcasters and outside broadcasts (OB vans). Thanks to the patented BendBright-XS technology, the SMPTE 2110 Draka cables have an extremely high resistance to bending. Specially manufactured for outdoor applications, the MFC series is suitable for use in the broadcast sector as well as ... Read more

Draka IP MediaLine Fiber nominated for "Digital Studio Award 2021

Digital Studio Awards 2021

BU Multimedia Solutions has every reason to celebrate: the Draka IP MediaLine Fiber SMPTE 2110 cable has been nominated for the 17th Digital Studio Award in the category "Excellence in Technical Installation and Supplier Innovation". Together with six other candidates, the fibre optic cable based on the SMPTE ST 2110 standard was shortlisted for the final ... Read more

4K is on

4K is playing an increasingly important role in the transmission of video signals. For technical reasons, 4K transmissions are mainly carried out in Quad Link (4 x 3 Gbit/s). In practice, however, this proves to be uneconomical. A single-link transmission with 12 Gbit/s is to be aimed for. According to the SMPTE ST 2082 standard, the 4K format transmits video signals with a resolution of ... Read more

Bend it for all it's worth!

SMPTE311M Camera cable

To ensure that large sporting events, open-air concerts and reports of current events land on your screen in first-class picture quality, technically high-quality broadcast cables are required. These must be insensitive to bending, robust and hard-wearing - just like the Draka SMPTE 311M camera cables. "Designed for professional studio and live productions, Draka Hybrid HD camera cables meet all the requirements the broadcast industry needs to deliver HDTV, ... Read more