Axel Develops New Processor Family

Broadcast equipment manufacturer Axel Technology will bring a new FM audio processors family to the NAB Show.

Axel says that the Falcon 3i (shown) is going to change the idea of entry-level FM digital audio processors. Based on a dedicated DSP technology with a four-band architecture for the audio processing, Falcon 3i has a dual-band AGC, a speech detector, a three-band equalizer for low-middle-high frequencies and a brilliance control. Besides processing, it offers a stereo generator and an RDS encoder. It’s priced starting from $1,950.

Falcon 3i can be controlled remotely via Windows-based client software and receive commands by Ethernet TCP/IP, USB, RS-232 port and four GPI/Os.

The internal RDS encoder provides two data sets, each with a range of services including static programmable PS 60 messages, 16 RadioText messages, Alternative Frequency (AF), the Traffic Program (TP)/Traffic Announcement (TA) and functions such as EON, M/S, DI, CT, PI, PTY and PIN.

An internal stereo generator guarantees the accurate modulation levels, in respect of the deviation limits acknowledged by worldwide standards. Falcon 3i makes every sound unique and artifact-free, Axel says.

Also in the offing are five-band models: Falcon VS and Falcon XT.

These models include audio fault input changeover, MPX ITU-R BS.412 control, stereo enhancer, lookahead limiter, overdrive power control, final main/low band limiters, super-bass control and harmonizer.

NAB Show Booth: C1317
Receive regular news and technology updates.
Sign up for your free Radio World NewsBytes newsletter here.

Thank you for your comment. Please note that posts are reviewed for suitability and may not appear until the next business day.