BHV Broadcast Upgrades Video Ghost for IBC

At IBC, BHV Broadcast will show an upgraded Video Ghost, its power over coax system now with 3G capability.

BHV Broadcast’s Video Ghost offers a safe way to transport DC power and SDI video over a single cable. The video equivalent of phantom power for audio, Video Ghost has been upgraded to include support for 3G. The system runs serial digital video and DC power in one standard coaxial cable, removing the need for batteries or local AC power sources.

Video Ghost can supply 65 watts of power at distances of 500 feet. It can be used to power devices in locations of difficult access, such as monitors or cameras on gantries or staging towers without the added cost and safety implications of running local mains power. Video Ghost also offers optional HDMI monitoring of SDI video feeds.

BHV Video Ghost mounted on a camera.

BHV Video Ghost mounted on a camera.

Available in a rack-mounted version, big brother GhostRack offers four channels of power over coax in a 1RU x 19-inch rack case with integral power supplies and front panel control. GhostRack is ideal for OB vehicles and can be run over passive jackfield systems.

When video is not required, BHV offers EasyDC — a low-cost, long distance power system for monitors, cameras and LED lights in situations when AC is difficult or dangerous to access. Operating at distances up to 1000 feet, EasyDC's rugged design makes it ideal for field use.

“Our entire ‘Juice’ line - Video Ghost, GhostRack and Easy-DC - is ideal for short-term or permanent applications including broadcast, entertainment venues, retail establishments and houses of worship,” said Julian Hiorns, BHV Broadcast’s managing director.

See BHV in IBC 2015 stand 11.F45 (CueScript Stand)

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