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Argosy to Provide Platform for European Launch of Smallest Miranda NVISION Compact Router at IBC 2010

the Miranda NVISION Compact router series

Argosy, a leading international supplier of HD broadcast, cables and studio infrastructure products, will showcase the latest addition to the Miranda NVISION Compact router series at IBC 2010 (Stand 10.D55, 10-14 September 2010, RAI Exhibition Centre, Amsterdam). The smallest router in the series, the 8x8 Compact routing matrix, will have its inaugural European launch at IBC 2010.

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Ideally suited to utility routing applications, this robust, slim-line and affordably-priced Miranda NVISION Compact router provides a routing solution for space conscious production environments. The 8x8 router is also extremely lightweight making it suitable for outside broadcast, Electronic News Gathering (ENG), Digital Satellite News Gathering (DSNG) and flyaway applications. As with the other components of the Miranda NVISION Compact router series, the 8x8 router has a comprehensive array of formats including 3Gbps/ HD/SD, analogue video and analogue audio and AES.

The 8x8 NVISION Compact router is housed in a 1RU for maximum space efficiency. The system has multiple control capabilities including Ethernet or serial control, local button panels, and remote hard or soft panels. Powerful, easy to use configuration software is supplied as standard to simplify key tasks like salvos and partitioning, as well as integration with other Miranda NVISION and third party routing systems.

“We have worked successfully with Argosy over the last 12 months and are delighted to have the European launch of the latest addition to our NVISION Compact router range — the 8x8 matrix — on the Argosy stand at IBC 2010,” said Alan Henry, UK Sales Director at Miranda.

“We are seeing a clear demand for the smaller compact routers from customer around the world particularly those where space is at a premium and weight is a key consideration such as mobile production vehicles — and the latest small form Miranda NVISION Compact router is ideally suited for such applications,” said Mike Purnell, director, Argosy. “Routers sit at the heart of the entire infrastructure for both mobile and fixed applications – and this latest addition of the 8x8 compact router has already received great interest from broadcasters following its introduction at NAB earlier this year. IBC gives us the opportunity to showcase this product to the European and wider international audience.”

The NVISION Compact routers are available in a wide range of matrix sizes — from 8x8, 16x4, 16x16, 32x4, through to 32x32. The entire series of routers is available to order from Argosy.

About Argosy

Established in 1984 Argosy has a broad range of experience in advising and supplying studio installation products such as cabling, connectivity solutions, equipment racking, cable management & patching and is recognised as a leading international distributor and expert in this field. With customer locations around the world, Argosy is renowned as a “one-stop-shop” for systems integrators and end-users alike, however large or small the project. For more information, please go to

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