Betso SBOX-2RF TC Word Clock Generator with RF

Betso SBOX-2RF TC Word Clock Generator with RF

5 - 10 Days

SKU: BET-SBOX-2RF

£582.00 inc VAT (£485.00 exc VAT)inc VAT

• RF transmission of time code and device status information
• Factory GPS based calibration of TCXO with better than 0,1ppm accuracy result
• Jamming calibration feature to copy master’s TCXO precision
Cross jamming – allows timecode sync between two different frame rates

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Betso SBOX-2RF TC Word Clock Generator with RF

The Betso SBOX-2RF TC Word Clock Generator with RF is an extremely accurate, very compact and affordable timecode and word clock generator with RF transmission of time code and status information. SBOX-2RF improves time code sync precision of its ancestor, keeps very easy to use “plug and play” operation control, along with its 1″ large

OLED display. New RF transmission brings wireless continuous jamming of time code with 0 ppm error and clear status information of all connected devices to the network with just one click of button. What we most love on new SBOX-2RF is its very long operational time from a single AA battery.

Features:

RF transmission
RF transmission of time code and device status information
GPS calibration
Factory GPS based calibration of TCXO with better than 0,1ppm accuracy result
• Jamming calibration
Jamming calibration feature to copy master’s TCXO precision
• Cross jamming
Cross jamming allowes timecode sync between two different framerates
Auto ON
Automatic power ON function after active time code detection
Advanced power saving features
Various different actions after 10s without any button activity including OLED display dim and turn off
Display orientation
Allows to set 180° display rotation for upside down SBOX-2RF mounting position
TC offset
Time code offset adjustment from -10.0 to 10.0 frames with 0.1 frame step
• UB settings
Variable user bits settings including preset value, jammed user bits and live external timecode insertion
Real Time Clock
Real time clock option for user bits settings including combinations of year, month, day, hour, minute and second
GPS time TC
Starts to generate exact UTC time code synchronized all over the world
USB ready
USB connector available for future firmware upgrades

RF Transmission
Our whole new concept of wireless transmission of time code and status information is ideal for simple on stage workflow control. Each device connected to the network will be continuously jammed from transmitter and on each device you can observe status information of all other devices in the network.

The operating range is up to 500m within the line of sight. The RF protocol incorporates frequency hopping spread spectrum technology approach which ensures robust functionality even in the environment with high RF noise.

When the unit set as receiver is out of the RF range, it keeps generating synced timecode.

All time code and word clock formats
Betso SBOX-2RF TC Word Clock Generator with RF can receive, precisely jam or start to generate new time codes of all existing SMPTE time code formats.
Also, all commonly used word clock formats are supported, including their pull-up and pull-down options.

Extremely Easy To Use
To use, simply connect the cable with the active time code and leave the rest to SBOX-2RF!

The automatic turn on and jamming function provides the most user-friendly and reliable time code syncing as the SBOX-2RF will automatically distinguish correct time code format, calibrate internal TCXO to obtain the same time base as your source, and start generating jammed time code.

You will find the time code synched to the source within less than 0.5 frame drifts even after two days of continuous use.

Ultra Highly Accurate TCXO
Embedded high precision temperature compansated crystal oscillator TCXO with frequency accuracy off 0.2 ppm is the fundamental piece of hardware for stable and accurate time code and word clock generator.

The superior quality of TCXO is best suited for changing environmental conditions where temperatures vary a lot during the day. Even in extreme weather conditions, the SBOX-2RF will keep time codes in sync.

TCXO Calibration
Thanks to our sophisticated software methods, the ultra-highly accurate TCXO can be further calibrated to achieve much better than 0.2 ppm accuracy. These methods can be applied both during jamming, when TCXO is calibrated to obtain exactly the same time base as the source of time code, or during calibration, from BETSO GPS-1 devices which offer calibrating based on GPS atomic clocks.

This accuracy is almost impossible to beat. And, as you know, accuracy is what TC syncing is all about!

Top Build Quality
Thanks to precise CNC milling manufacturing technology, anodized aluminium alloy materials, original hi-quality connectors and other components, the SBOX-2RF is very durable but still versatile.

Small, Lightweight, and Easy to Mount and Protect
With its weight and dimensions, theBetso SBOX-2RF TC Word Clock Generator with RF is one of the smallest and most lightweight TC & WC generators on the market. It can be easily mounted on most camcorders or photo cameras available.

 Display  1“ blue OLED with adjustable brightness
 Dimensions (h x w x d)   61 x 55 x 20 mm (2.4″ x 2.16″ x 0.78″)
 Weight (w/o battery)  approx. 100g (3.5 oz)
 Mechanical construction  CNC milled, anodized aluminium alloy
 Powering  1x AA battery (alkaline or lithium) / 1x accu (NiMH, NiCd)
    External powering 0.9 – 3 V DC
 Current consumption   50 – 150 mA *
 Battery life  Up to 50 hours **
 SMPTE TC formats  23,976 fps – 30 fps including DF and NDF (also 0.5 and 2 multiples: 11.98 fps – 60 fps supported)
 Output TC amplitude  Adjustable from -30dBu to +6dBu
 Input TC sensitivity  0.2 – 10 V (p-p)
 TCXO crystal  GPS calibrated temperature compensated oscillator (+/- 0.1 ppm)
 Accuracy error  Less than 0.3 frames / 24 hours
 Accuracy error with RF transmission  0 frames / 24 hours
 Wordclock  32 – 192 kHz including PAL/SECAM and NTSC pull-up and pull-down options
 Frequency range  902 – 928 MHz (USA/Canada)
   863 – 870 MHz (Europe) 
   920.6 – 923.4 MHz (Japan)
 Number of channels  5
 RF output power  10mW (10dBm)
 Operating range  up to 500m ***

* depends on the operating mode

** with the lowest display brightness, WC off, RF off, alkaline battery (Lithium cell)

*** within the line of sight

 

Betso SBOX-2RF User Manual

DELIVERY INFORMATION

All orders are delivered via next day tracked carrier. When placing an order please provide a suitable e-mail address and mobile number.

On despatch you will receive a notification from our carriers DPD along with updates right up to the point of delivery.

On the day of delivery you will get an accurate 1 hour time window for the items arrival.

You’ll even be able to contact your driver and track his progress!

Track your parcel here: DPD Tracking


 

Delivery Rates

Country Delivery Cost
Austria £20
Belgium £15
Bosnia £65
Bulgaria £35
Croatia £30
Czech Republic £25
Denmark £20
Estonia £30
Finland £30
France £15
Germany £15
Greece £35
Hungary £30
Iceland £65
Italy £25
Jersey £25
Latvia £35
Lithuania £35
Luxembourg £15
Netherlands £15
Norway £65
Poland £30
Portugal £30
Republic of Ireland £25
Romania £35
Serbia £65
Slovakia £25
Slovenia £25
Spain £25
Sweden £65
Switzerland £50

Returns Policy:

Not happy with your purchase?
Don’t worry, you can return goods ordered from us at any time within 14 working days of receipt for a full refund or for an exchange for a different product. Before returning any items, notify us so we know what to expect.
All we ask is that you return the items to us in the same condition that we supplied them to you. Please package the items up securely and safely so that they are not damaged during transit. Uuse the original delivery packaging where possible.

We strongly recommend using a recorded or tracked delivery service. Please send the return items to:
Returns, Raycom Ltd, Unit 8 Abbey Court Lane, Abbey Lane, Evesham, WR11 4BY

 

Returns Terms & Conditions:

Returns of an order for a refund or an exchange:

  • Cost of return – The costs of returning goods to Raycom shall be borne by you, the customer, in all circumstances without exception, unless otherwise agreed upon with Raycom.
  • Loss & damage – Return items must be packed suitably and insured against the event of loss in transit. Raycom Ltd will not be responsible for lost or damaged returned goods. Lost or damaged goods may effect the level of refund on equipment.
  • Delivery costs – The original postage and packaging costs will not be refunded under any circumstances unless agreed with Raycom Ltd
  • Upon receipt of the goods, to Raycom Ltd, and with prior arrangement, we will give you a full refund of the amount paid or an exchange credit as required and agreed

The right to return goods to us will not apply in the following circumstances:

  • in the event that the product has been used, in any way, shape or form, other than limited useage when the goods are unpacked
  • in the case of software, audio or visual products, where the packaging has been unsealed, broken or is incomplete
  • to any products that we have made on special order and or customised specifically for you

The provisions of this clause do not affect your statutory rights. For more information, please see our Terms & Conditions, or should you have a question regarding this policy, please do get in touch.

Cancelling an order:

In accordance with the distance selling regulations, any order with us can be cancelled before we have dispatched your items. In this instance we will refund you in full using the chosen payment method. Terms for our cancellation and returns policy.

If you wish to cancel your order:

  • Notify us by email sales@raycom.co.uk before we have dispatched the goods to you, or
  • where goods have already been dispatched to you, by returning goods to us in accordance with our returns policy
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