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The best mix of features and functionality for 24/7 operations

PESA has been at the forefront of digital and HD broadcast routing and signal processing solutions since 1973. We have thousands of systems installed worldwide, from broadcast television groups and local stations to public access and educational facilities.

The common thread to our success has been the goal of providing the best mix of features and technology balanced with functionality and value. PESA has earned our reputation of providing superior products to support 24/7 operations.

Enterprise solutions in routing switchers

PESA offers a complete product line for the broadcast and post-production markets that delivers the outstanding performance required for signal management applications. Major television broadcasters count on PESA’s outstanding SD/HD/3G-SDI/4K product performance to provide the highest quality in both recorded and live-venue contribution. Our Cheetah line of large enterprise routers is known in the broadcast and production communities as a reliable, high performance choice when mission critical production is required.

Whatever your Distribution and Signal Processing Needs, PESA has you Covered

PESA provides a full range of end-to-end solutions to meet the needs of the broadcast television industry – providing confidence that every path of video or audio is distributed with absolute quality and signal perfection. Our solutions include digital and analog video conversion, distribution, and routing modules to solve numerous interface problems. We offer an extensive range of digital video routing switchers, audio distribution and switching gear, embedders and de-embedders, and computer graphics conversion and scaling extenders.

Areas where PESA products can be used:

  • Contribution – from event locations and sports venues to TV production and studio facilities, PESA products can support live and recorded transmission in either a centralized or distributed production design.
  • Distribution – PESA products provide distribution solutions supporting localized or global transport requirements in fiber or copper cabling solutions.
  • Online Streaming- encode and steam multiple channels to CDNs for online distribution or use multiple encoders/decoders for point to point contribution links.
  • Broadcast Fiber – our 3G-SDI fiber distribution products are installed in 24/7 mission critical operations across the world. PESA products support commonly used broadcast standards used for video transports for SD-SDI, HD-SDI, DVB-ASI, and H.264.

PESA in the news:

PESA Audio and Video Routers Supporting the Summer and Winter Olympics

London IBC- 2012

London IBC- 2012

“….PESA’s Cheetah fiber optic router plays a significant behind-the-scenes role in the distribution of live and pre-recorded video feeds for local distribution, as well as satellite feeds to the United States for re-broadcast. The router is based on an 864×864 frame – which was instrumental in high definition broadcast signals in previous years – populated with 816×800 coax and 48×64 fiber. The system includes PESA’s UCI-2000 controller card that allows it to be controlled via a Sony control interface.

 In addition, the Korean Broadcast System installed a complete PESA system, also connected to the main IBC routing system, to support its coverage. The KBS system includes a Cheetah 288×576 video router coupled with a DRS audio router.

“PESA has been providing equipment and service support to broadcast Summer and Winter
Games since 1988,”….

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PESA in Sochi for Customer Support at International Broadcast Center

IBC winter olympics

International Broadcast Center- Sochi

“….For more than 25 years, PESA has provided equipment and service support to broadcasters at the Winter and Summer Games, and we are proud to once again be a part of this worldwide event.”

Designed to support 24/7 routing requirements, the Cheetah line of routing switchers offers high density designs with a flexible crosspoint architecture and wide range of frames and card configurations. All Cheetah frames feature hot-swappable modules for easier service as well as redundant, load-sharing power supplies and superior air flow design for higher reliability. DRS is a full-featured, 24 bit, 96 kHz distributed routing system for audio and time code signals. Based on high-speed multiplexing technology instead of a crosspoint matrix array, DRS requires less complex wiring and fewer cables, which reduces installation and maintenance costs.”

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Next up…..Rio for the 2016 Summer Olympics


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Signal Extension and Converters

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