RocketPort ® uPCI 8-Port SMPTE Interface

Product Discontinued

The RocketPort ® uPCI 8-Port SMPTE Interface is discontinued and has been replaced with the RocketPort® EXPRESS 8-Port SMPTE Interface (31325-0). This product page is being maintained for product and support information.

The uPCI 8-Port SMPTE interface works with the RocketPort uPCI SMPTE card. It comes with easy panel mounting, steel housing, a 9ft cable, and provides 8 expansion ports.

Part Number: 99505-0

Download Specifications
  • Works with the RocketPort uPCI SMPTE card
  • Provides eight SMPTE 207M expansion ports
  • Quick install
  • 9 ft. cable length
  • DB9F connectors
  • Rugged steel housing
  • Easy panel mounting

Flexible, reliable and high-speed multiport serial expansion

The RocketPort uPCI 8-Port SMPTE Interface provides eight ports of serial connectivity when used with the RocketPort uPCI 8-Port SMPTE Card (99515-9).

The RocketPort uPCI 8-Port SMPTE Interface 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 8-Port uPCI Interface supports convenient mounting at locations up to 9 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 8-Port SMPTE Interface
  • Loopback plug
  • Number of Ports 8
  • Connector Type DB9F
  • Interface Dimensions 3.7” x 3.5” x 1.5”
    9.4 x 8.9 x 3.8 cm
  • Cable Length 9' (108”)
    274.3 cm
  • Compatible With 99515-9 RocketPort uPCI SMPTE 8-Port Card
  • Product Weight 1.75 lbs
    0.79 kg
Export Information
  • Packaged Shipping Weight 2.35 lbs
    1.07 kg
  • Package Dimensions 9.19" x 7.25" x 2.5"
    23.3 x 18.4 x 6.4 cm
  • UPC Code 7-56727-99505-0
  • ECCN EAR99
  • Schedule B Number 8471.80.1000
Regulatory Approvals
  • Emissions Canadian EMC requirements
    European Standard EN55022
    FCC Part 15 Subpart B
    Class B limit
  • 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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