Discounts and launches from PHABRIX29 April 2014
PHABRIX used the recent NAB Show to announce improvements to its Sx handheld and Rx rack mount test and measurement instruments, as well as discounts on its products.
PHABRIX promoted its new handheld TAG at NAB, able to test most broadcast infrastructure needs. The TAG, priced at £1999, comes complete as an analyser/monitor with support for SD and HD. Its audio toolset includes full support for metadata, levels and logging of Dolby E, D and D Plus.
The company has also been enhancing its Rx rack mount monitoring system. Comprising of the dual integral screen 2U Rx 2000, the 1U Rx 1000 and the demi Rx 500 (pictured below), the Rx instruments can be configured with modules offering a broadcaster or SI a choice in monitoring capability. With 1920×1080 output via HDMI or SDI, the Rx range provides a multi-viewer type display of 16 instruments per channel.
At the Show PHABRIX also released its new V9 upgrade for the Rx series. Other new features in the Rx rack mount toolset included multi-channel closed caption display – 608/708 and OP47.
Audio capabilities within the Rx toolset provide a single box solution for audio/video monitoring with new lissajous, Loudness and Dolby E, D and D Plus support on display. Dolby decode is also available with the provision of a new audio module which can be bundled with a 4AES module.
“NAB was an exceptional show for us this year. It was gratifying that so many of our loyal US customers came to visit the stand to see the TAG and the enhancements to the Rx,” commented Paul Nicholls, sales and marketing director, PHABRIX. “America is certainly the place to get great feedback on our products and I am happy to say everyone was impressed.”