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Is 4K the end of the line?
Robin Palmer In my TV-Bay April 2013 article I mused over the familiar BNC connector and was it at the end of its line as far as broadcast interconnections were concerned. Its been around a long time, the BNC was invented in the late 1940s primarily for military radio frequency and microwave interconnections but then became the standard for baseband video connection. However since digital video became commonplace its role has constantly evolved with the technologies needs.
Tags: iss078 | bnc | 4k | blackmagic design | outputs | semtech | mindspeed | rgba data | Robin Palmer
Contributing Author Robin Palmer Click to read
BNC: Is it at the end of the line?
Robin Palmer The BNC was probably widely accepted into the broadcast television industry because of its locking feature made possible by the bayonet lugs on the female connector. Also the connectors relatively small size.
Tags: iss076 | bnc | connector | history | broadcast | cable | bayonet lugs | small size | BNC | Robin Palmer
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Considering cables and connectors
N/A For a broadcast engineer, choosing the big equipment is always exciting. Even comparing specifications and functionality on core products like routers or DAs is interesting. Then you have to connect it all together and the temptation is just to reach for the nearest drum of co-ax and bag of BNCs. There surely cannot be much fascination in comparing cables and plugs, can there?
Tags: argosy | iss054 | cables | connectors | infrastructure | installation | mcr | bnc | belden | draka | N/A
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