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Cow News DroidNews: Broadcast Pix Slate Trade-In Program Offers Discounts on New Mica, Granite Integrated Production Switchers
by on Apr 3, 2014 at 6:09:10 pm

(Billerica, Massachusetts--April 3, 2014) Broadcast Pix™ today announced a special Slate™ trade-in program that offers incentives for customers to upgrade to native HD Mica™ or Granite™ integrated production switchers. The program ends June 30.

Customers who trade in any Slate will save $2,500 off the purchase of a new Mica integrated production switcher, plus receive a free camera option and an additional year of warranty. Customers who move up to a Granite large-scale integrated production switcher save $3,500 – or $4,000 for a Granite X system – plus receive the remote camera control option and extended warranty. For Slate systems purchased after Jan. 1, 2012, upgrading customers will receive an additional $500 trade-in credit, plus three additional key layers (for a total of six) for Mica systems.

“This is a great opportunity for our Slate customers to make the move to native HD production,” said Steve Ellis, general manager, Broadcast Pix. “Our Mica and Granite systems deliver better images and more versatile features than our legacy Slate systems.”

The 1 M/E Mica features eight SDI inputs and an additional SDI input for a key source, plus six SDI and two DVI outputs. Granite includes 11 SDI inputs (expandable to 22) with six key layers for compositing, plus six SDI outputs (expandable to 12) and two DVI outputs. For large-scale live productions, the 2 M/E Granite X provides 22 SDI inputs and 12 outputs, plus a quad monitor customizable multi-view with 16 full-motion windows.

All Mica and Granite systems include seven channels for clips and graphics, as well as the ability to include cloud-based content in live productions while maintaining constant lip sync. Fluent™ workflow software included with each system features a built-in Inscriber CG, clip server, file-based macros, ClearKey next generation chromakey, customizable virtual sets and external device control.

Product demonstrations and additional trade-in details will be available at the Broadcast Pix booth (SL6325) during the 2014 NAB Show, which runs April 7-10 in Las Vegas, Nev.

About Broadcast Pix Founded in 2002, Broadcast Pix is the leader in integrated production switchers, with customers in more than 110 countries. Available in several configurations, from compact systems with end-to-end integration to large-scale systems for high-end live productions, Broadcast Pix switchers include CG, dual clip stores, file-based macros, external control software, and customizable multi-view and virtual sets with patented control options. Broadcast Pix also offers ReVue next generation slow motion systems, fX3D real-time 3D graphics, Rapid CG dynamic graphic playout software, and VOX voice-automated live video production, each designed to enhance our highly integrated live production switchers. Customers include leading broadcast, corporate, education, government, religious, sports, streaming, and visual radio studios. Learn more at

Broadcast Pix, Flint, Granite and Mica are trademarks of Broadcast Pix, Inc. Patented. Made in USA.


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