Infrastructure

openGear Modular Infrastructure

One Frame. Endless Configurations.

At a Glance

Welcome to the Future.

In broadcast and live production, seamless signal flows and unified control should be the norm, not the exception. Enter openGear®. Born from Ross’s vision in 2006, we introduced an open-architecture, modular system that reshaped the industry. Ross openGear boasts a continually expanding selection of cards for diverse applications that keep in step with the latest advancements like HDR and 12G SDI.

Unified by DashBoard, our control system integrates with openGear and the broader Ross ecosystem for seamless setup, monitoring, and management from end-to-end. Dive into the Ross openGear universe, where customer-focused innovation drives solutions.

Products

openGear Cards

MC1 MC1 is a keying, branding and master control system LEARN MORE
SFC-6901 12G SDI, Quad Channel, Universal Fiber Converter LEARN MORE
TES-8943 12G VANC Inserter, Extractor and Processor LEARN MORE
SRA-8901-R 12G Bypass Protection Switch with Output Distribution LEARN MORE
AMX-8952 4K UHD 12G-SDI Embedder / De-embedder and Frame Synchronizer (openGear) LEARN MORE
SHC-8932-F A low-latency UHD SDI to HDMI converter card for openGear LEARN MORE
SYNC 12G Quad-channel audio/video frame synchronizer for HD to UHD applications (openGear) LEARN MORE
Toolbox 4K UHD Signal Conversion Problem Solver (openGear) LEARN MORE
DRA-8902 Dual SD/HD/3G/12G-SDI DA with Input Failover (2-in / 10 or 16-out) LEARN MORE
SRA-8901 Single SD/HD/3G/12G-SDI DA (1-in / 4 or 10-out) LEARN MORE
MC1 MC1 is a keying, branding and master control system LEARN MORE

SRA-8901-R 12G Bypass Protection Switch with Output Distribution LEARN MORE
WDA-8409 Word Clock Distribution Amplifier LEARN MORE
DRA-8902 Dual SD/HD/3G/12G-SDI DA with Input Failover (2-in / 10 or 16-out) LEARN MORE
VEA-8707A Analog Video Equalizing Distribution Amplifier LEARN MORE
UDA-8705A Analog Utility Distribution Amplifier LEARN MORE
SRA-8901 Single SD/HD/3G/12G-SDI DA (1-in / 4 or 10-out) LEARN MORE
SRA-8802 High Performance, 3G Reclocking Distribution Amplifier LEARN MORE
SEA-8803 High Performance HD / SD Equalizing Distribution Amplifier LEARN MORE
QRA-8808 Quad High Performance 3G Reclocking Distribution Amplifier LEARN MORE
DRA-8804 Dual High Performance 3G Reclocking Distribution Amplifier LEARN MORE
DEA-8805 Dual High Performance Equalizing Distribution Amplifier LEARN MORE
ADA-8405-C Analog Audio and Timecode DA with Remote Gain LEARN MORE
ADA-8402-B AES / EBU Distribution Amplifier – 110Ω LEARN MORE
ADA-8402-A AES / EBU Distribution Amplifier – 75Ω LEARN MORE

SHC-8932-F A low-latency UHD SDI to HDMI converter card for openGear LEARN MORE
Toolbox 4K UHD Signal Conversion Problem Solver (openGear) LEARN MORE
HDC-8223A-S HD Monitoring Down Converter and Distribution Amplifier LEARN MORE

MC1 MC1 is a keying, branding and master control system LEARN MORE
MC1 MC1 is a keying, branding and master control system LEARN MORE

MUX-8258-B AES / EBU Audio Embedder – 110Ω LEARN MORE
MUX-8258-A AES / EBU Audio Embedder – 75Ω LEARN MORE
MUX-8258-4C-8C 3G / HD / SD SDI Analog Audio Embedder LEARN MORE
DMX-8259-B AES / EBU Audio De-Embedder – 110Ω LEARN MORE
DMX-8259-A AES / EBU Audio De-Embedder – 75Ω LEARN MORE
DMX-8259-4C-8C 3G / HD / SD SDI Analog Audio De-Embedder LEARN MORE
AMX-8952 4K UHD 12G-SDI Embedder / De-embedder and Frame Synchronizer (openGear) LEARN MORE
AAP-8644 Advanced Audio Processor LEARN MORE
DAC-8418-A Dual AES to Quad Analog Audio Converter LEARN MORE
ADC-8434-A Quad Analog Audio to Dual AES Converter LEARN MORE

SPG-8260-W Sync Pulse Generator with Word Clock (openGear) LEARN MORE
SFS 8622 A A/V Frame Synchronizer with Audio Embedding / De-Embedding (openGear) LEARN MORE
SFS 6622 A 3G / HD / SD SDI Frame Synchronizer with Fiber Optic Input & Output (openGear) LEARN MORE
SPG-8260 Sync Pulse Generator (openGear) LEARN MORE
AMX-8952 4K UHD 12G-SDI Embedder / De-embedder and Frame Synchronizer (openGear) LEARN MORE
SYNC 12G Quad-channel audio/video frame synchronizer for HD to UHD applications (openGear) LEARN MORE

SRA-8901-R 12G Bypass Protection Switch with Output Distribution LEARN MORE
RCM-8120 Remote Control Modules LEARN MORE
DSS-8224 Dual 2×1 or 4×2 HD / SD SDI Switch LEARN MORE
DRA-8902 Dual SD/HD/3G/12G-SDI DA with Input Failover (2-in / 10 or 16-out) LEARN MORE

SFC-6901 12G SDI, Quad Channel, Universal Fiber Converter LEARN MORE
Optical Splitters Single 1×2, 1×4, 1×8 and Dual 1×2, 1×4 Passive Optical Splitters LEARN MORE
CWDM Coarse Wave Division Multiplexing LEARN MORE
SHC-8932-F A low-latency UHD SDI to HDMI converter card for openGear LEARN MORE

TES-8943 12G VANC Inserter, Extractor and Processor LEARN MORE

NWE-3GA Nielsen® Watermarks Encoder (openGear) LEARN MORE

GPI-8941 General Purpose Interface Card LEARN MORE
RCM-8120 Remote Control Modules LEARN MORE

oGx Frame Our Emmy-winning openGear® platform, adapted to UHD and IP infrastructures LEARN MORE

Frame Configuration Tool

Ready to configure an openGear system? Use our frame configuration tool for a hassle-free experience. Easily select from the full range of Ross openGear products, visualize your frame setup in real-time, and lock in your configuration. Once saved, we can provide a quote and deliver your frame precisely as you envisioned, streamlining the ordering and installation processes.

Evolving with Industry Advancements

Since the inception of openGear® in 2006, Ross has been at the forefront of broadcast innovation. We regularly introduce new openGear cards, ensuring users remain aligned with the latest advancements, from HDR to 12G SDI. Our unwavering commitment to the platform is not just about keeping pace—it’s about setting the industry standard. This dedication to excellence and consistent innovation has not only met the evolving needs of the industry but has also been recognized with prestigious accolades, including an Emmy®.

End-to-End Solutions

Ross openGear isn’t just about offering options—it’s about providing comprehensive solutions. With our vast selection of cards, users are equipped to handle any challenge, from the simplest tasks to the most intricate broadcast requirements. Our diverse range ensures that every step of your signal processing journey is covered, delivering a truly end-to-end solution tailored to your needs.  From SD to UHD and HDR, analog to IP, our cards cover audio, metadata, control, fiber and more.

Invest with Confidence

Choosing Ross openGear is a secure, long-term investment. Our cards showcase true broadcast-grade quality, backed by a 5-year warranty. Backwards compatibility is ensured as first-generation openGear cards remain compatible today’s advanced oGx frame. Designed with foresight, the platform is future-ready with the ability to embrace evolving technologies from IP to UHD and beyond.  With Ross openGear, you’re not just investing in a product—you’re choosing a reliable partner for years to come.

Unified Control and Monitoring

Integrated with DashBoard, openGear offers users a user-friendly, streamlined system management experience.  Beyond openGear, DashBoard also controls the broader Ross ecosystem. This seamless union ensures that from openGear to every Ross product in your setup, everything is under unified, intuitive control that simplifies complexities and enables efficient workflows.

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oGx Frame: Reliability and Efficiency Redefined

oGx is the 4th generation openGear modular infrastructure platform built for 24/7 operation and backed by a 5-year warranty. Featuring redundant power and adaptive cooling, service is a snap with zero downtime. Front-loading, hot-swappable, modules and a passive backplane ensure ease of maintenance and maximum reliability.

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Hyperconverged Solutions

openGear has long stood as a pivotal component of our Hyperconverged solutions, delivering specialized processing and facilitating edge deployments away from the Ultrix core. As we continue to innovate, our unified control solution evolves, ushering in enhanced control and streamlined workflows. This evolution brings openGear and Ultrix into even closer alignment. Together, Ultrix and openGear coalesce to set the industry standard for power, manageability, and efficiency.

Welcome to openGear

Learn how our award-winning openGear platform has revolutionised broadcast and live production with features and functionality to support your infrastructure.

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