The Model 914-X series represents a technical leap forward for the Focal multiplexer product line. The 914-HDE is a single universal motherboard with 3 optical speed options, 20+ optical wavelength options, and an ever expanding array of expansion cards allow users to configure a modular multiplexing system. At its core is a multi-gigabit multiplexing fabric combining 3G/HD-SDI video, Ethernet and serial data. The multi-gigabit expansion interface permits up to 8 expansion cards to be added to the system without requiring multiple fibers or CWDM. For larger systems that do require more than a single 914-HDE motherboard can provide, optional CWDM transceivers and optical multiplexer cards assist multiple 914-X series systems to share the same fiber. All of this advanced technology is available in an incredibly small credit card sized form factor ideal for pressure bottles, and can also be configured as a pressure tolerant version. High speed ribbon cabling can be used to arrange complex systems in space-challenged enclosures.
Compatibility with Adaptable Interface Boards (AIB) allows this new multiplexing system to be backwards compatible to unique signal interfaces that often present challenges for system architects.
All 914-X series cards include advanced serial diagnostics and configuration interfaces. This facilitates easy configuration of the cards without requiring physical access, as well as easy to display system status. The same interface can be used to update the system firmware or to upgrade the feature set with higher speed interfaces and new expansion possibilities. LED headers simplify integration with cost-effective enclosure diagnostic LEDs.
Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs)
Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) and pipe inspection robots
Ground vehicle turrets and Remote Weapon Stations (RWS)
Naval, weather, and defense radar
Many other high definition video applications in surveillance, defense and industrial