Sunday, April 15th 2012 [Las Vegas, NV] – Ross Video gives customers a sneak peek of its new cost effective MC1 Master Control system at NAB 2012.
The MC1 is a full function master control switcher on a single openGear card starting at only $3,495 per channel. Features include mixing, keying, onboard logo storage, relay program bypass protection, EAS and Amber Alert crawl generation and more. As a dedicated, hardware based solution, the MC1 offers robustness and reliability not found in PC based solutions. The MC1 is designed to integrated with a plant routing system and offers easy integration with your choice of automation system. An intuitive touch screen control panel allows for manual operator intervention.
“The MC1 is the anti-channel in a box product. It allows customers to cost effectively build out traditional master control architectures leveraging the best in technology and not having to throw out all of their previous investments in automation, routing, and graphics,” explains Eric Goodmurphy, Marketing Product Manager, openGear. “The modular architecture of the MC1 allows each air chain to be individually customized. This equals a cost effective, future-proofed system that easily grows as needs change.”
In conjunction with the launch of the MC1, Ross Video has lowered pricing on their popular MDK series of keyers – which offers up to four levels of keying with 2Gb of internal storage – now for only $3495!
“Keying and channel branding is a fundamental component in every broadcast. By reducing the cost of our MDK by almost 50 percent, on-air branding is now much more cost effective,” says Eric Goodmurphy, Marketing Product Manager, openGear. The MDK-111A-M offers A/B audio/video mixing with four in-line keyers and is an ideal solution for single channel branding. The MDK-111A-K is a higher density quad solution that allows for branding of up to four channels on a single card.