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Broadcast Distribution Ltd
0330 223 1471
Ian Franklin
The Old Post Office,
The Cross,
Carlton in Lindrick,
S81 9EW,
England UK

About Broadcast Distribution Ltd

Broadcast Distribution are the official UK distributor for Broadcast Pix integrated production systems, Slate and Granite. Plura Broadcast monitors, fiber optics and character generators and Cobalt Conversion Gear.

Broadcast Pix Granite combines an HD switcher with an HD server, runs 1080i end to end. With Granite, you can run a mixture of 1080i, 720p and SD, in both 16:9 and 4:3, sync and async. Picture delay is only 1 frame -phenomenal for live events. Granite users can choose from Harris Inscriber CG or Chyron’s Lyric PRO 8 Software to create titles and 3D animations. Titles can be edited live on-air plus the system will also run files that have been created on other Chyron systems and may use their optional AXIS services, enabling instant access to news graphics, maps, weather etc. via an internet connection.


Broadcast Pix Slate system is an integrated live production system that allows you to create live video at a fraction of the cost of a conventional control room – typically saving 70% and requiring less operational staff. Included in each Slate is a production switcher, clip store, graphics store, Harris Inscriber CG Title Motion Pro character generator, comprehensive multi-view monitoring. Fluent workflow software that streamlines production workflow and allows any size of HD or SD clips and graphics to flow into Slate without translation. The software improves integration between the built-in components and with the rest of the studio.

Plura Monitors are available in screen sizes ranging from 7" to 70" supporting HD-SDI, SDI, DVI, HDMI and RGB, plus multi view and a multi format series. Also available is a 4.3” portable test monitor. Plura CGGold and CG Diamond are cost effective character generators. Plura EZlink-3GHD is a compact fibre optic 3GB/s HD-SDI Digital Video Transport System.


Cobalt Digital are award-winning designers and manufacturers of conversion gear for the broadcast industry. With many unique feature sets, their product line up includes solutions such as 3G/HD/SD up/down/cross format conversion, fiber, frame sync, colour correction, D to A/A to D conversion and control panel operation. Plus audio solutions that include stereo upmixing, audio mixing, loudness metering, loudness processing with Linear Acoustic technology, audio embedding/de-embedding, and Dolby® encoding/decoding. Cobalt is also a founding member of openGear™.

Ogden Technology has extensive experience and knowledge in signal management. They have developed multi-format routing switchers, master control systems, multi-viewing systems and high performance signal processing platforms. ONYX is a full-scale and multi-format routing switcher that is available in large, medium and small sizes. ONYX supports various A/V signals and control signals, such as CVBS, YUV, RGB, VGA, VGA+AUDIO, DVI, HDMI, SD-SDI, HD-SDI, 3G-SDI, DVB-ASI, AUDIO, AES/EBU, DS3, RS-232/422. Multiple control interfaces include RS-232/422, LAN, CAN and C-BUS. It supports various control panels. Switching sizes range from 4×4 to 128×128. ONYX supports 1RU, 2RU, 4RU, 5RU and 8RU frames. The platform supports any mix of formats.


Tightrope Media Systems are a manufacturer of Broadcast Automation, Multi format Video Servers, Digital Signage Systems and Instant Replay Servers. Founded in 1997, they are based in Minnesota, USA.


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