Ross Video Launches the Carbonite 2

Carbonite 2 is a new 2 MLE control panel based on its highly successful bigger brothers, the Carbonite 2M and 2X

Ross Video adds yet another product to its expanding Carbonite switcher lineup. Called Carbonite 2, this new 2 MLE switcher includes all of the powerful standard features of the Carbonite family.

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“The success of Carbonite has been simply astonishing. It has surpassed all of our expectations, and we have now shipped over 900 systems since it’s introduction,” stated Nigel Spratling, Switcher Business Development Manager, Ross Video. “At Ross we listen carefully to our customers to help make our products better. From their feedback we have designed the Carbonite 2 to better suit environments with space limitations, as well as offer the power of a 2 MLE Carbonite at an even more affordable price point.”

“The success of Carbonite has been simply astonishing. It has surpassed all of our expectations, and we have now shipped over 900 systems since it’s introduction,” stated Nigel Spratling, Switcher Business Development Manager, Ross Video. “At Ross we listen carefully to our customers to help make our products better. From their feedback we have designed the Carbonite 2 to better suit environments with space limitations, as well as offer the power of a 2 MLE Carbonite at an even more affordable price point.”

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The most remarkable feature of this Carbonite is its price. A 16 input Carbonite 2 has a US list price of just $32,995. Taking the place of the Carbonite 2M as the most affordable, yet fully featured 2 MLE switcher on the market today.  The Carbonite 2 is available immediately.

And don’t forget the other recent Carbonite additions… 
 
New Carbonite+:  Including the same awesome features of Carbonite, the new Carbonite+ 2RU processing engine includes Frame Synchronizing / Format Conversion to every input and doubles the number of available DVE’s from 4 to 8. Just like Carbonite, the + frame has16 or 24 active inputs, each will accept unreferenced signals and convert SD and HD formats. 
New Carbonite MultiMedia: All the features of Carbonite+ but with 2 or 4 selectable HDMI and analog inputs that incorporate new high quality / low latency format conversion features.

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The New Carbonite C2X Panel – the compelling combination of ergonomic beauty and production power. The C2X has 32 source selection buttons, eliminating the use of shift buttons and also has dedicated effect memory keypads for each MLE. The C2X truly harnesses the power of Carbonite and is a pleasure to use.

The New Carbonite ViewControl: Introducing the revolutionary Carbonite ViewControlTM – Visual Production Control at your Fingertips. ViewControl beta is now included for FREE in version 7.0, which is available as a free download from our website.

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A Carbonite Feature Reminder… 
LiveEDL – An awesome tool that is sometimes overlooked. All Carbonite’s come with LiveEDL, an incredible feature that creates an Edit Decision List during your live production. Going to post after the show? Just move the LiveEDL list into your favorite NLE, together with your camera ISO’s and instantly recreate the entire show! Anyone post producing a live event will truly appreciate this wonderful time saver.

About Ross Video
Ross Video designs, manufactures and supports a wide range of innovative products for use in video production applications. Ross’ award winning product line includes Vision, Vision Octane, CrossOver and Carbonite Video Production Switchers; openGear, RossGear and GearLite Terminal Equipment; BlackStorm Video Servers; OverDrive Automated Production Control Systems and Inception Social Media Management System; XPression Character and 3D Graphics Generator; NK Series Routing Systems and Ross Robotics. Ross products are installed in over 100 countries around the world, where they are used daily by top broadcasters, production companies, sports stadiums, government agencies and houses of worship. 

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