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QA: Testing, Testing Cont.
premier international broadcaster
and a member of the ARD network
of German public broadcasters,
sought to make its programming
compliant with the EBU-R128
loudness mandate, it turned to RTW
and the company's TouchMonitor
line of audio meters, to make the
transition. With their ability to offer
intuitive, precise monitoring, along
with their ease of installation, RTW's
TM3, TM7 and TM9 TouchMonitor

Tektronix RSA306 USB based spectrum
analyser and SignalVu-PC software

meters were chosen for the job.
Tektronix has introduced a
spectrum analyser based on USB
architecture. The RSA306 sets a
new price/performance threshold for
spectrum analysers and features a
broad 9 kHz to 6.2 GHz frequency
range, 40 MHz real-time bandwidth
and weighs in at just 1.2 pounds.
When used with Tektronix SignalVuPC software, it offers advanced
analysis capabilities for such
applications as budget-conscious

research and development,
mobile radio network installation,
interference hunting and university
level lab classes.
The RSA306 is Tektronix' first
USB spectrum analyser and will be
joined by similar instruments taking
advantage of the availability of
affordable desktop computers
and laptops with sufficient
processing power to handle
complex test and measurement
analysis along with highspeed USB 3.0 interfaces. At
its introductory price point,
the RSA306 is a fraction of
the cost of a conventional
spectrum analyser while
offering comparable or even
superior sensitivity, accuracy
and dynamic range.
Telestream has announced a
Microsoft Windows-compatible
version of Switch - a multiformat
media player that "provides
professionals with everything they
need to play, inspect, and correct
their media in one, easy-to-use
professional tool". Already available
for Mac OS X, Switch version 1.5
was demonstrated at IBC.
"With the release of version Switch
1.5 we will have a multi-platform
tool that should reside on every
media professional's desktop," says

Barbara DeHart, Vice President of
Desktop Business at Telestream.
"Switch gives anyone dealing with the
production, distribution, packaging,
or QC of content everything they
need to play it, check it and switch it."
Triveni Digital has released
the StreamScope MT-50 HDT, an
optimised version of
the company's real-time
DTV transport stream analysis
and troubleshooting tool. The
StreamScope MT-50 HDT brings
increased efficiency, ease of
use, and quality control to cable
operators by providing them with an
intuitive touch-screen HD interface.
"Improvements
to
the
StreamScope platform have been
designed to assist cable operators
that are transitioning toward a
higher performance networking
infrastructure and need advanced
monitoring and analysis tools," said
Ralph Bachofen, Vice President of
Sales and Marketing at Triveni Digital.
Video Clarity has confirmed that
its RTM real-time audio and video
monitoring solution and ClearView
line of video quality analysers
now provide built-in decoding
of Dolby Digital audio in SDI or
IP video streams and files. With
this new capability, both the RTM

and ClearView systems offer an
efficient and cost-effective method
for media enterprises to run critical
test parameters on all channels and
devices carrying Dolby Digital audio.
"Audio testing has become
a critical component in the
programme distribution chain. By
providing a built-in Dolby Digital
decoding feature in ClearView
and RTM, we're able to offer our
customers an even more complete
and robust set of test functions,"
says Blake Homan, President and
Founder of Video Clarity. "This is
a needed capability in practically
any quality testing environment,
whether it's for a TV operator or a
broadcast processor manufacturer.
It's the latest example of how we are
continually and incrementally adding
the features and enhancements that
our users need."

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Telestream's Switch
for Windows

InSTUDIO
Monitor Control For NTP Technology AX32 & DX32
T

he NTP Technology DAD
technical sales team recently
headed to Paris and Cologne to
demonstrate the latest versions of
the AX32 analogue/digital/analogue
audio interface and DX32 digital
audio matrix.
Meanwhile in Tokyo, NTP
Technology's Jun Yamasaki
promoted the AX32 and DX32 as
well as the Penta 720 and Penta
721 to Inter BEE visitors on the TAC
System stand.
Centrepiece of all three
demonstrations was the AX32
analogue/digital/analogue converter
with expanded control facilities, plus
the DX32 digital audio matrix. Full
control of both units is now possible
via the Avid EUCON 3 protocol
directly from Avid Artist, S6, MC
Pro and 5-MC control surfaces.
"The AX32 has proved a highly
successful successor to the
24-channel AX24," commented
Sales Director Mikael Vest. "With its
optional microphone preamplifiers,
the AX32 fully justifies our claim
that it is the quietest and most

transparent studio front end on the
32 channels. The AX32 and DX32
professional audio market.
can also be controlled directly from
"The latest version of the AX32
our DADman software."
delivers improved efficiency both in
Housed in a compact 2U chassis,
live recording and post-production.
the AX32 is designed for use in noMonitor control is made via our
compromise audio recording and
DADman software using the Avid
mixing as well as post-production.
EUCON protocol. The software
Large multi-microphone arrays can
can be preconfigured by the user
be accommodated without the need
or administrator to allow a variety
to transport a second processor.
of input and output combinations.
Up to 48 microphone feeds can be
Full control of the AX32 and DX32
connected back to the control room
is then provided.
along a single Cat 5 cable via fully
"Matrix settings, signal levels,
transparent and uncompressed IP
summing, talkback, cue mix, foldEthernet. The optional microphone
down and mix-down functions
preamplifier provides up to 72
can be selected or adjusted direct
decibels of gain, 123 dB dynamic
from the Avid control
surface. Control room
monitors, individual
monitoring, cues,
stems and signal
inserts can all be
managed flexibly,
quickly and easily.
All audio formats
can be configured,
including 5.1 to 9.1
surround with up to NTP Technology AX32 and DX32

range and an equivalent noise floor
of -133 dB. The AX32 comes as
standard with an interface for Avid
Pro Tools and eight AES/EBU and
MADI inputs and outputs. It can
optionally be fitted with a Dante
IP audio interface and two optical
MADI interfaces.
The DX32 is a digital audio bridge
and router interface designed for
applications such as multi-room
recording studios, post-production
facilities and audio distribution
installations.
It allows all digital input and output
routing to be managed within a single
unit or a combination of units.


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