LEMO exhibited two new innovative products at the Broadcast Video Expo 2018 which was held from 28th February to the 2nd March. This show is the UK’s largest entertainment and media tech event which returned to the London ExCeL centre located in the heart of London Docklands.
The first of these new products being launched by LEMO at the show was a new range of 3K.93C SMPTE 304M connectors. This product is the next generation version of LEMO’s industry-standard HD camera connectors which offers users the additional benefits of a lower total cost of ownership. With its reduced weight and improved internal design, it greatly lowers both transport and cable termination costs. In addition, this new product has been engineered to be more tolerant of operator variations and therefore performance can be more easily optimised during the termination process.
The second new product launched by LEMO at the show was its Compact Splice Tray (CST). Specifically targeted at the fast-paced broadcast market where “time is of the essence”, this product offers users the ability to quickly and easily install a space saving and robust HD video bulkhead interface solution without compromising performance.
With each system accommodating up to eight SMPTE 311M hybrid fibre (HD) camera cables / LEMO 3K.93C SMPTE 304M bulkhead connectors, it is ideal for mobile production and studio applications. By means of a portable automatic fusion splicer it can be field terminated, making it suitable for projects where application constraints prohibit the use of pre-terminated camera cables.
Being modular by design, this versatile system can be easily configured to specific application requirements and therefore quick turn-around bespoke solutions can be easily supported.
With the UK broadcast industry leading the world in many areas, LEMO has further invested in its UK operations. The local business now offers extended engineering services to support the development of high-reliability electrical and fibre optic cable assemblies, as well as a quick turn-around bespoke connector service.
LEMO will also exhibited its industry-leading range of standard broadcast interconnect and media converter solutions, which have been tried and tested at the most prestigious sporting events in the world including the London and Rio Olympics.
Supporting the show were an experienced team of LEMO’s industry specialists who were on-hand to offer customers advice.