CSI\'s New Scan Do® HD Scan Converter

CSI gave NAB 2006 attendees a sneak peek of the all-digita; Scan Do® HD scan converter. It converts DVI input, at resolutions up to 1920 x 1080, to high definition (HD) or standard definition (SD) SDI output, providing broadcast-quality video images.

At NAB 2006, Communications Specialties, Inc. (CSI) gave attendees a sneak peek of the Scan Do® HD - the newest member of the award -winning Scan Do family of scan converters. The all -digital Scan Do HD converts DVI input, at resolutions up to 1920 x 1080, to high definition (HD) or standard definition (SD) SDI output, providing broadcast -quality video images. It supports all SMPTE HD -SDI output resolutions up to 1080i, and SD -SDI resolutions (NTSC and PAL), making it the most versatile model in the Scan Do family.


The Scan Do HD offers features designed specifically for the broadcaster, including the ability to genlock both the HD and SD SDI outputs to tri -level sync or black burst with full phasing control. It offers complete image processing controls, H&V zoom and positioning, and profile storage/retrieval. A LAN port allows for control and maintenance of the unit through a facility's LAN or via the internet. And, the 1 RU -high Scan Do HD includes SMPTE 292 and 297 compatible fiber optic output, along with two coaxial outputs.

The Scan Do HD will be available in the second half of 2006. For more information on the complete line of Scan Do® scan converters, visit www.commspecial.com or contact CSI headquarters at: Phone: (631)273 -0404, Fax: (631)273 -1638, Email: info@commspecial.com.

Founded in 1983, Communications Specialties, Inc. (CSI) is recognized worldwide for its development of innovative products in the areas of fiber optic transmission and computer -video technology. Among its many products are the Pure Digital Fiberlink® line of point -to -point fiber optic transmission systems for video, audio and data and the award -winning Scan Do® line of scan converters and Deuce® video scalers. The company is headquartered on Long Island, NY and has a wholly -owned subsidiary, Communications Specialties Pte Ltd in Singapore.

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