Des Plaines, IL (July 29, 2009)–Gepco has debuted its VHD13F, an HD coax cable with three audio twisted-pairs designed for ENG applications.
The VHD13F is a co-extruded zip cable that houses the audio and video components side by side. This construction reduces the size and weight of the cable, making it more portable for field productions.
Each audio pair is individually shielded and isolated with a mylar/foil shield and drain wire. The video component of the VHD13F is an RG59-type high-definition video coax that features a center conductor and a double-braided shield. The video coax is rated to a 4.5 GHz bandwidth, targeting the VHD13F for the transmission of uncompressed HDTV, standard SDI and high-resolution analog video formats where audio or intercom is also required.
“With the launch of the new VHD13F, we have introduced a cable that can withstand the repeated use and deployment of a remote production while offering a lightweight construction for portability,” says Scott Fehl, Gepco’s product and marketing manager. “In an application where time is a precious commodity, VHD13F is able to transmit both audio and video, eliminating the need to run multiple cables.”