Bluebell at SATIS 2019

Company Overview:

Bluebell Opticom designs and manufactures high-quality signal transport solutions for broadcast, satellite, telecommunications, and professional AV industries. Its products are used for the delivery of video, audio, and data services at live, high-bandwidth signals and high-bandwidth signals. Applications range from robust stand-alone links to complex, fixed installations over fiber backbones.

Bluebell Opticom counts many of the world’s leading blue-chip companies and networks among its customers. The company serves customers directly and through a global network of partners and distributors. More information is available at


Bluebell Opticom at SATIS 2019

New – BB450-IP IP SMPTE 3G-SDI + 8Ch Audio Edgware Product

The BB450-IP is the logical next step in the IP world of broadcast. Eight analog audio channels along with one 3G-SDI video signal are encapsulated in either SMPTE 2022-6 / 7 or SMPTE 2110 and presented on a 10G Ethernet fiber network. Unicast or multicast for maximum performance. This unit is controlled by the front panel touch screen or via the in-band GUI hosted on any PC on the network. Compatible with Ember + control systems, in SMPTE 2110 the BC450-IP can also be used on the Dante edge device. This is a very versatile compact unit that can be placed in a single fiber connection mode.

New – Silhouette 1040

The Bluebell Silhouette range of enclosures allows you to use one of the following methods: The basis of silhouette is a customizable design in a compact weatherproof enclosure. New at SATIS 2019 is the Silhouette 1040 which is a camera-back mounted solution for injecting PoE + and converting SDI video and dual ethernet to fiber. the optical signal is presented on a Neutrik OpticalConn DUO connector.

New – BN-VH20 4K HDR HDMI extender

The BN-VH20 4K HDR HDMI extender sends your HDMI signal in Ultra-HD 4K2K @ 60/50 forma t over an optical link up to 10km using single mode fiber optic cable. Users can easily extend Ultra-HD signals from a variety of sources to remote display monitors.

New – BC160i Intelligent 1RU Frame Rack

Bluebell will demonstrate the new smart 1RU rack frame which features a touchscreen that the SNMP network monitoring system. Complete with a drill down intuitive menu, the rack screen reports full card parameters and performance with signal type and strength. The frame houses six BC series cards in addition to a network monitoring card. This makes for a dense, (48 I / O’s), high-tech point of presence in any broadcast application. Building on the reputation of its predecessor the BC160, with more than 8000 loaded racks deployed worldwide, this is the next generation of a highly successful implementation.

New – BC100i Intelligent 3RU Frame Rack

As with its smaller stablemate the BC100i rack frame shares the same intelligence. A large 7 “touchscreen display with an intuitive down menu structure, this 3RU frame packs in more tech and information than ever before. Each of the 120 I / O’s can be reported on individually. Signal format, bitrate signal, input signal strength, and optical transmission are all easily available in just a few clicks. There is also a power meter function on each of the optical inputs in the form of a very recognizable red / orange / green stack VU meter. The next generation of our highly successful 3RU rack frame has arrived! Still with dual redundant hot-swappable front-loading power supply and open architecture, SNMP network monitoring card, this popular rack is as robust and reliable as ever.

New at SATIS 2019 is our Robotic Camera Head Fiber Optic Pedestal Adapter. Made to look like the camera it supports, the clean lines blend in with the surroundings. We have already established systems for the Panasonic AW-HExxx series. The new launch is our Sony BRC-x1000 4K UHD camera head. Featuring Dual 3G-SDI 4K Genlock and PoE video transport + insertion this unit, it’s a very simple upgrade for these very popular cameras. This is a very sturdy aluminum reinforced ABS construction designed for field use.

New – BC369 Super High-Density 12G-SDI I / O Card

New at SATIS 2019 will be Bluebell’s BC369, a super high-density converter that allows 12G UHD 4K HDR optical conversion with no less than eight I / Os on board. When the BC369 is deployed in Bluebell’s standard 3-RU rack frame, users can achieve 120 ports of 12G-SDI in the space of three rack units for extra-dense, reliable broadcast transport. The same card in Bluebell’s 1-RU frame yields 48 ports of 12G-SDI.

Bluebell Opticom Ltd.

Unit 2, The Quadrant

Howarth Road

Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1AP


Company Contact:

Anil Parmar

Marketing and Communications

Tel: +44 (0) 1628 510055