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Fiber Optic Cables for HD Broadcast

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This presentation provides an overview of the practical applications for fiber optics in HD, AV and broadcast, including a demonstration of fiber termination, cleaning and testing. Join us as Benjamin Nemser, CEO of Nemal Electronics, and Daniel Ritts, VP of engineering at Nemal, present different types of fiber optic cables, connectors and media converters used in AV applications, including SMPTE, opticalCON, and tactical fiber products. Installation considerations and maintenance for inside plant arenas and other venues, studios and mobile use will also be covered. Termination, cleaning and testing procedures including interferometry and insertion loss will also be demonstrated.

About Your Instructors - Benjamin Nemser, CEO of Nemal Electronics and Daniel Ritts, VP of Engineering

Benjamin NemserBenjamin Nemser founded Nemal Electronics in 1979 and is currently its CEO. Ben graduated from the University of Miami (BBA and JD) in 1981, and holds an FCC General Radio Telephone Certificate as well as an Amateur Extra Class License (WA4DZS). He is also a Learjet pilot, flight instructor, and distance runner, and holds the rank of Major in the U.S. Air Force Auxiliary, Civil Air Patrol. Ben has more than 45 years of experience in the design, manufacture, installation and troubleshooting of cabling systems for AV, broadcast and RF.

Daniel RittsDaniel Ritts is the VP of engineering at Nemal and is a leading expert on broadcast fiber optic cables. Danny has more than 30 years of experience in designing, building and testing all types of fiber optic cabling systems for AV and broadcast including SMPTE and opticalCON. He has conducted advanced hands-on training for engineers from around the world on the SMPTE and opticalCON product lines and has designed numerous devices to facilitate the termination and testing of fiber optic cable systems.

SBE Recertification Credit

The completion of a webinar from Webinars by SBE qualifies for 1 credit, identified under Category I of the Recertification Schedule for SBE Certifications. 

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If you have questions regarding this course, contact Cathy Orosz via email or by phone at 317-846-9000.

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