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Gepco Introduces Ultra-miniature High Definition
Coax Cable

VDM260 Achieves Low Weight and Small Size Without
Sacrificing Performance

DES PLAINES, IL, April 18, 2005—Gepco® International introduces the new VDM260, an ultra-miniature High Definition coax cable designed to achieve exceptionally low weight and small size, without sacrificing the critical electrical and mechanical properties required for reliable transmission in broadcast applications. Featuring a 26 gage solid conductor that provides lower attenuation and superior mechanical integrity, Gepco's sub-miniature VDM260 is more durable than designs utilizing smaller, more fragile gage types.

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Ideal for mobile production trucks, the VDM260 has an ultra-thin profile, is low weight, easy to terminate and has a broadband foil and braid shield that offers better RF/EMI protection and greater structural integrity than serve type shields. With a precision 75Ω impedance and low structural return loss up to 3GHz, the VDM260 meets and exceeds the bandwidth required for a 1.485 Gb/s HD video transmission. Additionally, the VDM260 can be used with SDI Digital Video, Analog Video and Digital Audio formats.

"Our new VDM260 achieves a new standard for ultra-miniature High Definition coax," stated Scott Fehl, Gepco's product manager. "By implementing the precision manufacturing tolerances and materials used in our larger HD coax cables on a smaller scale, Gepco brings a new level of performance that far exceeds other types of ultra-miniature coaxial cables. The VDM260 delivers exceptional electrical performance in a design that is significantly more durable and easy to terminate."

Gepco® International, with headquarters in Des Plaines, IL, and a branch location in Burbank, CA, has been a leading provider of studio and broadcast audio and video cables for more than 20 years. The company also specializes in manufacturing custom cable assemblies, panels, patch bay harnesses and breakout boxes. In addition, Gepco stocks and distributes connectors, patchbays and other cable-related products. For more information about Gepco, visit our Company Profile.

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