Nucomm unveils GoPac2 multifunction portable at IBC

Inc. is showcasing its GoPac2 multifunction portable COFDM transmit system at
IBC2007 (Booth #1.130). Designed to deliver the highest quality HD or SD video
for electronic news gathering (ENG) and sports coverage, the GoPac2 system is
based on Nucomm’s award winning CamPac2 wireless camera transmitter. The GoPac2
package brings the exciting new technology offered by the CamPac2 to a new
level, expanding the capabilities of a broadcaster’s news gathering or sports
coverage operations.

features such as integrated HD/SD MPEG2 encoding with low latency, dual
pedestal, variable bandwidth COFDM (5 to 16 MHz), multi-band operation (2/7
GHz), variable RF output to 5 watts and remote control via a removable front
panel, the GoPac2 brings a new level of versatility to a microwave transmit

The GoPac2
consists of the CamPac2 wireless camera transmitter and its companion GoPac2
amplifier docking station. The CamPac2 can be used as a wireless camera
transmitter or attached via a standard Anton Bauer or Sony V-Clip connection to
the GoPac2 amplifier where it can be operated on a tripod or in a news vehicle
transmitting up to 5 watts. The system is fitted into a small portable carry
case and can be quickly removed and set up as required, converting virtually
any car, truck or motorcycle into an ENG transmit vehicle.

The GoPac2
can be configured for either HD or SD operation; the HD version will function
in HD or SD modes. The system accepts a variety of video input formats,
including SDI, HD SDI, component, and composite, as well as DVB-ASI for
repeating applications.

For HD
applications, the GoPac supports 720P and 1080i encoding, in either 4:2:0 or
4:2:2 mode. Various audio configurations are supported, with dual audio inputs,
configurable from mic to line level, or as AES/EBU digital audio. Audio levels
are easily set using the programmable gain and displayed on the colour TFT
display as digital VU meters.

operating ease and flexibility, the GoPac2 can be remotely controlled via
RS-232/RS-485 using a PDA or a PC, and the control panel can be removed
allowing remote control from up to 100 feet away.

For more
information about the CamPac 2, visit

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