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RocketPort ® uPCI SMPTE Octacable

Product Discontinued

The RocketPort ® uPCI SMPTE Octacable is discontinued and has been replaced with the RocketPort ® EXPRESS SMPTE Octacable (31330-4). This product page is being maintained for product and support information.

The uPCI SMPTE Octacable works with the RocketPort uPCI SMPTE card and provides 8 expansion ports. The RocketPort uPCI SMPTE Octacable is quick to install and configure.

Part Number: 99490-9

  • Works with RocketPort uPCI SMPTE card
  • Provides eight SMPTE 207M expansion ports
  • uPCI SMPTE Octacable is quick to install
  • Universal PCI bus
  • 3.5 ft. cable length
  • Easy to configure
Flexible, reliable and high-speed multiport serial expansion

The RocketPort uPCI SMPTE Octacable provides eight ports of serial connectivity when used with the RocketPort uPCI 8-Port SMPTE Card (99515-9). This SMPTE cable is designed to provide SMPTE expansion ports without the bulk or expense of a full interface product.

The RocketPort uPCI SMPTE Octacable provides the equipment interface portion of an overall broadcast system, allowing interconnection of programmable and nonprogrammable control and accessory equipment. It allows rapid reconfiguration of a system utilizing up to eight pieces of equipment. In addition to easy configuration, the SMPTE Octacable can reach equipment up to 3.5 feet away from the host PC for optimum flexibility.

The SMPTE (Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers) connections comply with the ANSI/SMPTE 207M-1997 Television –Digital Control Interface – Electrical and Mechanical Characteristics Standard. The RocketPort SMPTE product family supports the SMPTE interface system used for the transfer of data and digital control signals. This system allows the connection of production, post-production and/or data transmission equipment, such as video routers, servers, tape decks, keyboards, dimmer racks, video monitors, headphones and broadcast mixing consoles. See back page for a network diagram.

  • RocketPort uPCI SMPTE Octacable
  • Loopback plug
    • Number of Ports 8
    • Connector Type DB9F
    • Cable Length 3.5' (42”)
      106.7 cm
    • Compatible With 99515-9 RocketPort uPCI SMPTE 8-Port Card
    • Product Weight 1.20 lbs
      0.54 kg
    Export Information
    • Packaged Shipping Weight 1.75 lbs
      0.79 kg
    • Package Dimensions 9.19" x 7.25" x 2.5"
      23.3 x 18.4 x 6.4 cm
    • UPC Code 7-56727-99490-9
    • ECCN EAR99
    • Schedule B Number 8471.80.1000
    Regulatory Approvals
    • (When used with RocketPort uPCI SMPTE Card
    • Emissions Canadian EMC requirements
      European Standard EN55022
      FCC Part 15 Subpart B
      Class B limit
      AS/NZS CISPR 22
    • Immunity EN55024
      IEC 1000-4-2/EN61000-4-2: ESD
      IEC 1000-4-3/EN61000-4-3: RF
      IEC 1000-4-4/EN61000-4-4: Fast Transient
      IEC 1000-4-5/EN61000-4-5: Surge
      IEC 1000-4-6/EN61000-4-6: Conducted Disturbance
      IEC 1000-4-8/EN61000-4-8: Magnetic Field
      IEC 1000-4-11/EN61000-4-11: Dips and Voltage Variations
    • Safety IEC 60950/EN60950
      CSA C22.2 No. 60950/UL60950 Third Edition
    • Other European Standard: RoHS 2 Compliant under CE
    • Other Regulatory Approvals

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    Product Support and Service Information

    Part Number: 99490-9

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