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Sep 02

ACCESS/BRIC-Link 4.0 beta testing

If you’re a “cutting edge” type of audio IP codec user, you can now give our 4.0 firmware a spin. It includes theCrossLock VPN reliability layer, which enables the use of multiple networks on a single codec. It also includes support for the U620L modem from Verizon. 4.0 works on all ACCESS Racks, BRIC-Links, and […]

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Sep 05

Introducing Fleet Commander

Do you have a “farm” of Comrex audio IP codecs? Do you want a slick, unified interface where you can control all of them? Fleet Commander is that. It’s a new Windows application that offers full configuration and control of up to (tbd)* codecs simultaneously. Fleet Commander also has some unique functions, like the ability […]

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Sep 10

Comrex Connect LTE Modems

USB modems are by far the simplest way to do audio and video remotes over LTE. But they are becoming less available, and their form factor generally isn’t “pro-grade”. So we’re introducing our solution, the Comrex Connect Modem. There are actually three versions, thanks to all the intricacies (both technical and political) of interworking with […]

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Sep 16

4G LTE in the United States

Spectrum allocation for 4G wireless services in the US is a mess. Here’s a short list of the four major wireless providers and the spectrum on which they serve LTE: Verizon: Their main network is in the 700MHz band (band 13) but for a couple of years they’ve been offering LTE in some areas on […]

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Sep 24

Venting on the XLR

I love XLRs. I hate XLRs. They are universal, robust, and easy to repair. They have obvious gender to indicate direction. They are the only respectable way to provide a pro-grade, balanced audio I/O. They also carry digital audio. They are also huge. In an age where portable gear is shrinking, it’s crazy to dedicate […]

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