Technology

Leading the Industry with the Largest Inventory of Cutting Edge Technology

OSA International, Inc., has one of the largest and exponentially diverse inventories within the industry, with the most impressive of leading edge technologies in the world. It’s important to us that we own the equipment we use. Not only do we have complete quality control over our inventory, but we have the advantage of truly understanding the technology and being able to give our clients the best results.

Our reputation for being on the cutting edge of new technology and for having a large team of respected engineers, technicians, and operators on staff means we are often approached by major manufacturers to collaborate, review, and provide input on the latest equipment. This allows us to keep a pulse on the market and more importantly assures us, and you, these manufacturers and new technologies will continue to improve and evolve, as we need.

Audio Technology

Martin Audio MLA System

Martin Audio MLA System

The Martin Audio inventory has been significantly increased this year, making us the largest holder of Martin Audio’s MLA system in the U.S., and second in the world. The new MLA technology is the now and future of loudspeaker arrays for any event and any venue. The sound quality and precision capabilities gives audio engineers a single solution to delivering sound consistently throughout a venue, whether it is an indoor or outdoor event. It has become the system of choice for some of the largest performers and festivals today, making it imperative for audio technicians and engineers to know how to deploy and operate MLA technology.

The MLA Advantage:

  • Delivers consistent quality to the desired locations, of any size audience and in any venue, with precision and clarity
  • Controls the audio delivery to the exact coverage area, addressing sound containment issues at outdoor venues
  • Engineered to make every seat in the house the best seat – whether it is the front row or the worst seat in the house
  • Optimization supports software-driven changes without having to make physical changes
  • Smaller packaging to reduce freight costs and energy consumption
  • Eliminating delay speakers to reduce footprint and allowing clients to sell more seats
  • Excellence in quality, transparency, and engineer responsiveness

MLA Systems Available from OSA:

  • MLA Powered Speakers
  • MLD Powered Downfill Speakers
  • MLX Sub Bass
  • MLA Compact
  • MLA Mini

Clear-Com HelixNet™ Partyline

Clear-Com HelixNet™ Partyline

OSA is the largest owner of Clear-Com’s new IP based HelixNet™ Partyline for onsite show communications. We chose this new technology because of its audio quality, flexibility, and expandable platform – all of which are more advanced than competing solutions on the market. We’ve also seen the direction of Clear-Com’s solutions and believe its technology is the next generation of event communications.

Clear-Com HelixNet™ Partyline

Crown V-Rack

Crown V-Rack

M.T. Custom Cases Designed & Fabricated V-Rack Flying Frames

M.T. Custom Cases designed and fabricated a new line V-Rack Flying Frames devised to hold up to four (4) V-Racks flown off a single pick point. The V-Rack stack can be joined securely to other stacks via separate pick point for each. M.T. also fabricated the racks with power and input panels for Crown, using their amplifiers to complete the packages. The complete V-Rack Flying Frames and accessories are available for rental and purchase through OSA International.

Crown V-Rack Amp Racks

We increased our Crown V-Rack Amp Racks with both Crown 2-Channel I-Tech 12000HD V-Racks  and Crown 4-Channel I-Tech 4x3500HD V-Racks that deliver pure power with presets for each speaker/sub cabinet type to generate higher quality sound faster.

Shure Axient® Wireless Microphones

Shure Axient® Wireless Microphones

OSA International has an impressive inventory of the latest Shure Axient® Wireless Microphones to deliver premier audio and RF performance. The Axient receivers include Shure proprietary Interference Detection & Advoidance circuitry and a wide 228 MHz tuning bandwidth to support more channels.

Shure Axient Wireless Microphones

The robust technology used in the Axient wireless microphones is frequency diverse and automatically eliminates potential interference issues from other mobile and media devices. These are widely used for entertainment events.

Shure ULX-D™ Wireless Microphones

The technology in the ULX-D is a perfect design for talking heads, while equipped with the same reliable quality delivered by Shure.

Axient Spectrum Manager

The Spectrum Manager is deployed at every OSA event, regardless of the RF system deployed. This technology coordinates all RF units (including communications and competitive products) to reduce errors, and more importantly, significantly reducing the possibility of having RF issues and interference.

Video Technology

14K Digital Projection TITAN 930 1080p

14K Digital Projection TITAN 930 1080p

The compact, powerful 14K TITAN 930 provides active 3D connectivity, advanced image ware and blend, intelligent lens mount, colormax calibration technology, making this technology a good fit for commercial installations or staging applications.

20K-Lumen Digital Projection TITAN Projector

20K-Lumen Digital Projection TITAN Projector

DPI Titan Projectors integrate image warp and blend capabilities, three native resolutions, active 3D connectivity, and other features ideal for installations or staging applications.

Absen Ultra HD LED

Absen Ultra HD LED

OSA acquired an extensive inventory of Absen LED tiles in multiple pixel sizes, including 3.9mm, 7.25mm and 20mm mesh to support a variety of events and designs. The high resolution Absen LED brings the latest in technology to any event with delicate display performance, an impressive contrast ratio, and a final output that is clearer and more vivid to support any video effect.

Easy to work with and install, Absen LED brings down the total cost of ownership with at least 5X faster setup than other LED tiles due to the magnetic modules.

Barco C5 LED Video Wall

Barco C5 LED Video Wall

Barco’s C5 LED is part of its C-series product suite, known for being lightweight, easy to install, silent, and power efficient. The C5 is a 5mm pitch LED screen, ideal for high-resolution images and video. We acquired a large inventory of these tiles, and can easily accommodate multiple 9’x16’ video walls. The C5 is also good for permanent installation due to the low maintenance, sleek profile, and minimal power consumption.

Barco E2 - 4K Screen Management

Barco E2 – 4K Screen Management

The state-of-the-art Barco E2 4K screen management system is now in the OSA inventory. The E2 presentation system provides superior image quality, exceptional input and output density, great expandability and durability. Supporting native 4K input and output, it is the first screen management system on the market to manage a 4K projector blend with refresh rates up to 60Hz. A truly versatile system, it offers eight mixable PGM outputs and four-scaled AUX output for full show control with a single box.

Barco ImagePRO II Jr.

Barco ImagePRO II Jr.

The new Barco ImagePRO II Jr. is a new addition to the ImagePRO-II family and OSA’s inventory. The ImagePRO II Jr. combines high-performance scaling with low total cost of ownership and is ideal for corporate events.

Barco Projectors

Barco Projectors

Barco projection technology is one of the most widely used systems in the industry due to the high-quality and multiple types of projects that cover a wide variety of markets. The silent DLP business projectors are highly recommended for meeting rooms, boardrooms, or break-out rooms. The rugged large venue projectors provide excellent brightness, making this technology ideal for auditoriums and other large events. The digital cinema and postproduction projectors are made specifically for the digital cinema industry.

Barco FSN Video Switchers

Barco FSN Video Switcher Packages

We added new and complete Barco FSN Video Switching packages to increase our sophistication in delivery and provide our clients with premium video output. The following is included in each of the Barco FSN Video Switcher packages:

FSN-1400 Video Processing Chassis

The FSN-1400 Video Processing Chassis is the core of the FSN series. It is a modular, field-configurable chassis providing all the system’s video processing functions. Additional features include 14 card slots, with room for universal input and output cards, eight (8) SDI inputs and outputs, dual-output multi-viewer cards, and the mix effects card.

FSN 150 Compact Controller B

The FSN-150 Compact Controller B allows you to engineer the visualization of an event. It offers numerous custom controls, mappable buttons and quick preset effect activation, including cuts, wipes, transitions, DVE moves, downstream keys and many types of effects you can create yourself. You can store complete or partial switcher setups in over 1,000 memory registers.

FSN Color Touch Screen Display

The graphical menu system is an intuitive and user-friendly feature to help you operate the FSN efficiently as well as perform quick modifications. The graphical menus can also run on an off-the-self LCD monitor that connects to the FSN-150 via the DVI or HD-15 connector.

Christie Spyder X20™

Christie Spyder X20™

The Christie Spyder X20 is a versatile hardware-based video processor combined with the flexibility of a universal routing switcher. Its integrated source monitoring enables simultaneous, real-time, full frame rate monitoring of all inputs.

Provides a 20 megapixel bandwidth to blend, window, mix and scale any source format and then routes the signal to any destination device or combination of display devices – quickly and easily.

Offers a unique architecture to support a resolution and video format-independent environment, so operators are not restricted to the resolution of a single computer or video source, or a single display destination. Multiple displays can be combined to generate an enhanced resolution to exceed what any single display can support.

Ability to drive multiple displays to achieve higher brightness and enhance image quality and resolution than has been historically possible.

 

Used in many different environments with any display device (projectors, plasma screens, LED walls, rear projection cubes, etc.) or any combination of display devices.

The Christie Spyder X20 / 16 Input x 8 Output Video Processor Features:

  • 20 mega pixel bandwidth
  • Internal matrix switching
  • Integrated source monitoring
  • True, live preview capabilities, with online editing
  • Built in conversion for analog/digital, interlaced/progressive, resolution, aspect ratio and frame rate Seamlessly routes any source to any user-configurable output
  • Single point of control for all processing and signal distribution functions
  • Unsurpassed, proprietary scaling, image quality
  • Virtual software enables you to build configurations and program without hardware
  • Supports widescreen and single screen destinations within the same unit
  • Enables unrestricted window and picture-in-picture (PIP) placement
  • Allows any input to operate as a native high resolution channel, scaled PIP, scaled background or key Channel
  • Compatible with HDCP (optional)

DT Videolabs Playback Pro

DT Videolabs Playback Pro

This topline technology supports laptop or computer control of video and replaces tape machines, DDRs, DVD players, videotape machines, and other hard drive type devices for high-definition and standard definition playback. Technicians have more control of playback with its simple interface to support automatic adjustments to output resolution and aspect ratio with the ability to resize, stretch, crop, and add effects in real-time. The robust functionality in the Playback Pro provides a complete package to delivering state-of-the-art video in any format.

Fiber

Fiber:

OSA’s inventory contains miles of high quality multimode and single mode fiber and uses it to run all projection for optimal viewing, specifically the HMA-S Connector Series

HMA-S Connector Series: A large size expanded beam connector is designed for connection of the nodes of tactical network by the help of cables with optical fibers. The used expanded beam technology preservers all advantages of signals transmission through the optical lines in field harsh environmental conditions.

The innovative designs ensure its ability for deployment in the toughest environments where high performance and total reliability are critical. Benefiting from expanded beam technology the precision optical alignment system creates immunity from water, mud, dust oil and other contaminants.

The HMA is ideally suited for environmental extremities where low maintenance and quick reparability is necessary.

Sony® BRC-Z330 HD CMOS Cameras

Sony® BRC-Z330 HD CMOS Cameras

The latest addition to the Sony BRC Series line up, this unit is equipped with a 1/3-type 2-megapixel CMOS image sensor. The camera’s wide pan/tilt ranges and smooth pan/tilt/zoom capability make it perfect for deployment in locations such as houses of worship and auditoriums, as well as at educational facilities, conferences and concerts.

The smallest model in the Series line up, the BRC-Z330 is compact and lightweight, resulting in a smooth installation and operation. It also has a direct-drive pan/tilt mechanism, delivering a quiet operation to minimize interference with ongoing events and blends in naturally with surrounding environments. This camera also incorporates a relatively low-power-consumption CMOS image sensor.

Sound Devices Pix 270i Recorders

Sound Devices Pix 270i Recorders

First introduced at NAB 2014, OSA added Sound Devices’ new PIX 270i Recorder. This technology records ProRes or NDxHD video, and has a hardware scaler and frame-rate converter to record video at a different rate from what the input camera supports. The PIX 270i can be integrated with other PIX 270i and PIX 260i recorders to function as a single system, and it is controlled through the PIX hardware interface or a browser with access to the web-based control panel.

In addition to its advanced video capabilities, the PIX 270i impressive audio technology with eight channels of analog audio, eight channels of AES digital audio, 16 channels of embedded SDI audio, 64 channels of MADI audio (both coaxial and optical), and 64 channels of Dante audio over Ethernet.

Stewart Film Screens

Stewart Film Screens

OSA has one of the largest inventories of Stewart film screens in the industry. Stewart Filmscreens, Corp., is recognized as the “benchmark” manufacturer of projection screens worldwide, maintaining the highest standards in screen design, craftsmanship, and customer service. Stewart continues to design and manufacturer innovative screen products for both the home and commercial markets, bringing the same quality and innovation to all viewing environments. Stewart also manufacturers the only seamless square corner high-end screen for optimal viewing.