Orban to Unveil Optimod-FM 8700i at NAB

New flagship Optimod-FM brings Orban's latest patented algorithms and signature Orban sound to FM Radio. See it at NAB booth N3203.
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Pennsauken, NJ – Orban, the leader in world-class audio processing, has introduced Optimod-FM 8700i designed for both analog and digital radio broadcasting. New features in Optimod-FM 8700i include Dante AoIP with full AES67 capability, a specially-processed ultra low-latency headphone output, and Orban’s patented Xponential Loudness™ algorithm. “Our new Optimod-FM 8700i will give your station an air sound that will set you above everyone else in the market,” said David Day, Orban’s President. “With Xponential Loudness and other Orban innovations, this processor maintains your signature sound regardless of the source or music track.” This newest Orban air processor includes Orban’s proprietary MX distortion-canceling peak limiter; digital MPX; subharmonic synthesis and phase skew correction; a full suite of controls for stereo enhancement, multipath reduction, HF enhancement, EQ, AGC, multiband compression, stereo encoding, low-IM peak limiting and composite limiting; full function RDS/RBDS with PS scrolling; ratings processor loop-through, and automated dayparting with an NTP-referenced real-time clock. In addition, SNMP features allow monitoring of status and sending of alarm notifications to the user’s network via an Ethernet connection. “Optimod-FM 8700i has everything that even the most competitive major market station needs in order to truly stand out on the dial,” said Day. “The clean sound and punch available through this processor will level the playing field between analog and digital radio broadcasters while maintaining track-to-track consistency.” Optimod-FM 8700i will be shown at NAB 2017 in booth N3203 and will be available for shipment in May. Contact Orban for more information or to schedule a demo. # # # About Orban: For over 45 years, Orban has set the benchmark for professional audio processing worldwide and continues to provide state-of-the-art audio solutions for live performance venues and content creators, as well as radio, TV and Internet broadcasters. Applications include audio processing, loudness measurement and control, multichannel surround audio and digital audio processing and monitoring for industry leaders including ABC, BBC, CBS, Disney, ESPN, FOX, iHeart, NBC, NHK and SKY. Orban Labs currently has offices in San Francisco, CA and Stuttgart, Germany; its headquarters are located in Pennsauken, NJ right across the river from Philadelphia, PA. For more information on Orban, please visit our website www.orban.com, email us info@orban.com or phone us at 856-719-9900.

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