Semtech announces 12G, 6G and 3G platforms supporting UHD-SDI

At NAB2015, Semtech Corporation, announced the addition of five products as part of its new multi-rate UHD-SDI platform strategy. These Semtech Gennum products, in addition to delivering ultra-low power consumption, provide industry-leading performance at 3G, 6G and 12G rates. The products also offer integrated retiming and advanced diagnostic features, including eye-monitoring and pattern generator/checker functions,…read more

L2Tek adds IMST robust, long range radio (LoRa) modules for 868 MHz links to wireless portfolio

L2Tek, a manufacturers’ representative and distributor of components and sub-assemblies for professional video and high-speed communications systems, is now stocking IMST’s ultra long range radio modules. The modules, developed by IMST in close cooperation with Semtech Corporation, have a range of up to 15,000 metres and operate in the license-free 868 MHz band. They are…read more

Explore, L2Tek, EP9555E, AV broadcast, HDMI, HDMI/MHL receiver, video scaler, 4K TV, three-port low power receiver, video up scaler, video down scaler, hi-def TV, HDTV, Explore Microelectronics

Explore HDMI and MHL video playback receiver chips for broadcast industry introduced

New highly integrated EP9555E three-port low-power HDMI and MHL receiver from Explore Microelectronics that enable easier use for developers are available from L2Tek. Aimed at companies designing and manufacturing digital and analogue audio/video (AV) broadcast and switching equipment, the new EP9555E is a three-port low-power HDMI/MHL receiver with a video up/down scaler and CCIR 601/656…read more

Making the right connection is key to performance and reliability

BLOG: GEOFF ROSE Connectors are compact and often ignored, but they serve as important gateways for many broadcast equipment devices, linking components and systems together to enable them to operate as they should. Until they fail, such connectors tend to be taken for granted, but hopefully not for much longer. Whether designing or simply maintaining…read more

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6Gbit/s adaptive cable equalizer chips from Semtech added to our broadcast IC portfolio

L2Tek has announced the availability of new adaptive cable-equalizer and cable-driver chips that provide the longest full-speed transmission distance for ultra high-definition video systems. Ultra HD is also known as 4K TV and has four times as many pixels as the standard 1920 x 1080 Full-HD. Developed by Semtech Corporation, a leading supplier of analogue…read more


The revolution will be televised due to Stagebox

BLOG: MARK SCOTT-SOUTH The start of a broadcasting revolution? High praise for Stagebox as millions are brought the Glastonbury experience at home even quicker than before. Broadcasting festivals has always been a costly and complex operation but now, after experiencing success at Glastonbury, Stagebox technology enables significant time and cost savings for large outside broadcasting…read more

Changeable interface connectivity system for precision 6GHz 75-Ohm coaxial connectors

L2Tek has announced availability of a new and innovative Changeable Interface Connector System, which has been developed by Cambridge Connectors. The new changeable interface connector system consists of two parts: the connector body, which is fixed to a processor board; and the changeable interface, which connects to the mating half, which in turn can be…read more

4K technology is talk of the town at IBC 2013

There was lots more talk and excitement about 4K TV at Amsterdam’s RAI conference centre last week and some major players showcasing 4K gear. In our minds, 4K is certainly picking speed. That said, there are still contradictory views on whether or not this tech will remain as a front-runner for television and general displays. Perhaps the best…read more

Stagebox high-definition broadcast production technology gains extra reach with high-capacity wireless links

L2Tek has announced success in recent broadcast-over-wireless interoperability trials that combined the ground-breaking Stagebox high-definition camera-mounted IP-based broadcast production technology with high-reliability gigabit-capacity ‘CableFree’ wireless equipment. The main advantage of this combination of technology is that it removes the often-difficult element of physically obtaining high-bandwidth Ethernet IP over the ‘last mile’ to a camera location in…read more