2019 #NABShow Exhibitor Spotlight: Plura Broadcast

Plura Broadcast is known for providing reliable, cost-effective monitoring and timing solutions to the broadcast and production industry.  This year, Plura will be showcasing some very exciting products at the 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas…

New product lineup provided below:

Ember+: Ember+ is an open source control system that was initiated by Lawo Group. The Ember+ control system is widely utilized and implemented in many broadcast facilit ies at different levels in our industry. Based on multiple requests we now can confirm that Plura PBM-3G, PBM-4K & SFP-H monitors have an Ember+ control module option. This option can be fitted with the purchase of the monitor or field fitted at lat er time. This option will all allow Plura monitors t o interact with Lawo or any other Ember+ compliant control systems. The integration of this option open source protocol system int o Plura monitors will allow current and future Plura users to control Plura monitors from a single control panel.

PTP -IEEE 1588-2008 V2:Plura adds the NEW C3 IEEE 1588-2008 PTP V2 module to the integrated RUBIDIUM modular system family. “The PLURA RUBIDIUM SERIES PTP module C3 is the most advanced and universal solution to handle PTP signals for any broadcast and non broadcast systems. The module can be configured into multiple applications such as PTP Grandmaster, PTP Grandmaster with PTP fallback, PTP Slave, PTP boundary clock, PTP boundary clock with GPS or IEEE 1588 client OCXO oscillator. C3 comes with two 10MHz outputs, which can be synchronized with any third party SPG system.” The C3 offers a variety of monitoring and control capabilities and can be implemented into the most advanced and fail-proof redundant systems. C3 module is equipped with 10/100/1000 Base-T PTP Ethernet port, SMPTE 2059-2 compatible, Two 10 MHz outputs, third output available as an option, PPS and time and date data string reference output, Additional unbalanced and balanced PPS output, Leap year / second compatible, SNMP ready, Hot swappable, Failure relay, TC_link with other Rubidium frames compatible, Surge Voltage protector and UMID data capable.

SFP-H “HYBRID” IP, Fiber & Coax Monitor Series: Introducing the NEW FUTURE PROOF SFP-H, Hybrid Monitor Series, supporting Coax, Fiber & IP connectivity. The SFP-H is integrated with powerful H/W & S/W platforms to support Coaxial 3Gb/s BNC I/O connectivity, Coaxial SFP I/O connectivity, IP SFP+ over Fiber decoding “ST-2110 & ST-2022” with Third-Party H/W decoder and the NEW PIPM “Plura Software Stack IP Platform” decoder. SFP-H is the ONLY monitor series in the market that can decode ST-2110, ST-2022 and ASPEN IP streams with PIPM “Plura Software Stack IP Platform” based on a powerful computing core and utilizing standard 10G/s SFP+ module.

PBM-4K-UHD Series, which supports up to 4096 x 2160 resolutions, focuses on delivering the highly detailed, accurate color representation and stunning picture consistency that high-end production applications require.The PBM-4K series offers HDR Display capabilities supporting PQ (ST-2084) & HGL standards. The series also adopts the exceptionally slim form factor that Plura customers enjoy, ensuring that even the largest 4K monitors in the portfolio demand a modest slice of real estate. The PBM-4K UHD Series supports ST 2082, ST2110, ST2022, ASPEN and other earlier industry standards. 2 x 12G/3G/HD/SD-SDI inputs with active loop, 2 x SFP+ inputs & HDMI 2.0. PIPM “Plura Software Stack IP Platform” based on a powerful computing core and utilizing standard 10G/s SFP+ module is available as an option.

The new PRM-224-3G-O with HDR offers an elegant slim design integrated with a Grade A -10 bit OLED 24.5″ panel and delivers outstanding black performance, very fast response time for smooth video with virtually NO motion blur, High contrast of 5000:1, wide viewing angles, accurate color reproduction and quality picture consistency that meets all your HD & SD Monitoring applications. It also features HDR (High Dynamic Range) capabilities supporting PQ (SMPTE ST 2084) & HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma), LKFS AUDIO Measurement – Digital Loudness Audio Metering with selected channel measurement in LFKS scale, Automatic Calibration & Alignment, Dual Display W/ Dual W/F & VT, Adjustable Colormetry and Gamma Correction.

The Plura UNB-4K-UHD Series, Ultra-Narrow Bezel LED-backlit, S-IPS, LCD display technology for Broadcast & High-END Commercial video wall applications.The ultra narrow bezel panels are virtually seamless, have small pixel pitch just 0.63 mm i.e. images are sharp and clear at any distance.The ultra narrow bezel is only 3.5mm for side by side seamless displays.

MTD-ID is an intelligent 4.3″ Multi-Time ID Display that provides the SPT and/or TCU operator with all timing related information within the production environment in one place.The MTD-ID is a unique solution and convenient method to display 7 different timers at your finger tips in a close proximity.The MTD-ID is an easy add-on tool with Plura TCU (Timer Control Unit) and/or SPT (Studio Production Timer).The MTD-ID screen is divided into 7 different programmable sections, each section can display one of the available Timers (A to F), local real-time, additional time zones and/or Date.The timers color are programmable (Red, Green or Yellow).


About Plura Broadcast, Inc

Plura is a leading global manufacturer of a wide range of high-performance multi-function monitoring including IP/4K solution, multi-format processing platform solutions and Timing/Synchronization solutions engineered for digital broadcast and professional video production. Plura products offer an incomparable feature set, superior picture quality and extraordinary value and reliability. Plura is known for truly affordable high-end features built upon core technology.

Visit the Plura in the North Hall & Central Lobby-N2816 for demonstrations and applications.

About NAB Show
NAB Show, held April 6th-11th, 2019 in Las Vegas, is the world’s largest electronic media show covering the creation, management and delivery of content across all platforms. With 103,000 attendees from 166 countries and 1,700+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for digital media and entertainment. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, #NABShow 2019 is home to the solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new ways.

About NAB 
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America’s broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at

Broadcast Beat is the Official Broadcaster of the 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas and the Producer of NAB Show LIVE. 

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