MACOM’s 12G-SDI Chipset Chosen by PHABRIX to Deliver Next-Generation 4K Video Test and Measurement Solutions

Sept. 25, 2014

Powered by MACOM’s 12G-SDI Chipset, PHABRIX’s latest Rx series instruments with 12G-SDI eye/jitter analysis enable broadcasters and broadcast video OEMs to qualify their 12G-SDI interconnects

Lowell, MA, September 11, 2014 – M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (MACOM), a leading supplier of semiconductor solutions for broadcast video infrastructure, announced today that PHABRIX has chosen MACOM’s 12G-SDI Chipset for its new 4K/UHDTV1 instruments with eye/jitter analysis. PHABRIX’s advanced new Rx series instruments support the 12G-SDI interface and enable 4K60p video monitoring on a single cable.

“In order for broadcast video OEMs to develop products for the proposed 12G-SDI standard, it’s important that they have timely access to high quality test and measurement equipment,” said Gary Shah, VP of Marketing, High Performance Analog, MACOM. “We are pleased that PHABRIX has selected our 12G-SDI solutions to help enable the industry’s evolution toward higher resolution 4K60p video broadcasting.”

“Our advanced product portfolio is used by R&D departments at the largest broadcast video OEMs, as well as broadcasters. These customers are extremely knowledgeable, and demand the highest quality and reliable solutions. For this reason, we selected MACOM products to enable our 12G-SDI solutions,” said Phillip Adams, Managing Director, PHABRIX.

MACOM’s family of 12G-SDI products are currently shipping in volume. These MACOM products, as well as a live demonstration of PHABRIX’s 12G-SDI eye technology, will be displayed at IBC 2014 in MACOM’s booth (8.C01/Hall 8) at the RAI convention center in Amsterdam, September 12th – 16th.

The PHABRIX 12Gbps solutions will also be on display at the PHABRIX booth (8.E40/Hall 8).

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PHABRIX Limited has established itself as a world-wide leader of innovative cost effective test and measurement instruments since it was formed in 2005. PHABRIX’s success and mainstream acceptance in the broadcast industry has resulted in 11 awards for technical excellence. Operating from its purpose built 1,000 sq. metre headquarters in the United Kingdom based in Thatcham, England, PHABRIX employs a dedicated team of design engineers and manufacturing personnel to create its British made products. For more information please visit:   


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