Shed Media Invests in Stardom Storage

  The Stardom SR2 Offers Great Value for Money and Perfomance in a Small Chassis   Shed Media Group, a leading producer and distributor of audio visual content has purchased a number of Stardom SOHORAID SR2 storage units. The Group now has over 20 of the two bay units which it configures with various capacity […]

Stardom ST4-TB Thunderbolt RAID for Video

Latest 4 Bay RAID Enclosure from Stardom Offering up to 32TB of RAID Storage   Thunderbolt RAID Bringing Speed to a Small RAID Enclosure Thunderbolt 2 technology in the ST4-TB is phenomenally fast. The two Thunderbolt 2 ports on ST4-TB feature dual 20-Gbps channels for data transfer and that’s up to four times faster than […]

Happy Holidays and Broadcast Year Review 2015

  Our Christmas Opening Times and a Short Review of the Main Features of this Year All at Polar would like to wish you a very Happy Christmas and a prosperous new year. Opening Times – Our office will be closed at 12pm on 24th December and will re-open 4th January   2015 Broadcast Year In […]

Stardom – Low Cost Raid for Video

SR2 and SR4 Stand Alone RAID Enclosures Offer Value and Performance   Two of our best selling products in the Stardom range are the SR2 and SR4 drive enclosures. They both support up to 8TB drives so you can store a massive amount of data in a small box with the peace of mind of RAID […]

New Modular Multiviewers – Apantac T#

A Brand NEW Range of Modular Multiviewers from Apantac   Apantac, provider of cost-effective multiviewers, video walls, extenders, and signal processing solutions is launching its new T# – T Sharp Multiviewers at IBC 2015, Stand 8.E37. The T# multiviewer is based on a revolutionary modular architecture from Apantac. Three frame sizes (1RU, 2RU, 4RU) and […]

Open Gear Quad Split

Did you know that Apantac has the only affordable quad-split solution for the openGear platform? Why is Apantac’s solution different?     The OG-MicroQ quad-spit for openGear is a direct descendant of the industry’s most popular standalone quad-split, the MicroQ-s. It is the first triple rate 4 input multiviewer in the market for openGear The […]

New Products for IBC 2015

New Storage and Signal Processing products from our Suppliers for this Years Show in Amsterdam     Obviously 4K and Ultra HD is going to be a big story at IBC. Here is Polar MD Peter Rowsell talking about the new products showing at this years IBC 2015:     Storage DNA & Sony Optical […]

Storage for 4K and UHD Video Resolutions

With UHD and 4K you are working at such high resolutions that the need exists to have high speed storage for 2K, 4K and UHD video – Polar Graphics offer a range of solutions to suit all needs   Storage DNA – Manage the content wave! Currently, the majority of productions will be finished at the […]

IBC 2015 New Products Preview – At a glance

Here is our Handy – At a Glance Preview of our IBC 2015    This year’s IBC is sure to see a lot of talk about 4K and Ultra HD there are lots of new products and features from the manufactures we represent.     Storage DNA & Sony Optical Disk Archive(ODA) Revolutionary Media Storage […]

GemsTV NEW Studio Monitoring with Apantac Multiviewers

24 Hour Shopping Channel uses Apantac for Monitoring Multiple Sources   GemsTV  have been broadcasting their innovative format for nearly 10 years and last year they came top of the Sunday Times fast track 100. Based at Studios near Birmingham, both GemsTV and RocksTV are successful channels renowned for their high energy style and high […]

Portable Thunderbolt RAID – Stardom DR8-TB

Thunderbolt to 6Gb/s SAS/SATA RAID   Stardom are offering a new 8 bay rack mounted low cost Thunderbolt RAID. The DR8-TB provides 10Gb/s Thunderbolt™ (2-Port) interfaces and is compatible with 3.5” SATA III drives up to 4TB. It can be configured into various storage modes – JBOD / RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID […]

Storage DNA – LTO/LTFS Tape Archive Solutions for Media

  StorageDNA Explained in 1 Minute: Hard Drives Fail. Can you Afford to Lose 3-8% of YOUR Content? LTO Archive PREVENTS Data Loss This report – Hard Drive Reliability Stats for Q4 2015  shows that hard drive failure is a reality of modern computing. If you have content stored on hard drives it could be at risk. […]