fbpx
Freedom To

Choose

At a glance.

openGear Modular Infrastructure

openGear® is the industry standard platform of choice for modular signal processing. As the world’s first modular infrastructure platform open to other manufacturers, openGear provides solutions derived from hundreds of individual cards from dozens of companies, all while ensuring common control and monitoring within the DashBoard ecosystem. Superior flexibility, power and control is unleashed in the 4th generation of the openGear® platform, oGx. Built by Ross for today’s baseband, hybrid and IP facilities it is the broadcast world’s first and only open-hardware platform and the platform of choice for broadcast infrastructure needs.

See openGear Solutions

Freedom to choose

The Emmy®-award winning openGear platform has been adopted by dozens of manufacturers offering hundreds of signal processing solutions. The platform offers users the freedom to choose from a wide range of products to meet the unique needs of a broadcast, production or distribution facility while maintaining a compatible openGear frame infrastructure.

Explore our openGear cards

A comprehensive portfolio

Ross offers a wide range of openGear solutions, including distribution, conversion, branding, audio, data, fiber, timing and more. The platform has the flexibility to support a multitude of signal types and formats from analog to UHD to IP. The oGx platform was designed specifically to meet the demands of today’s complex IP and hybrid infrastructures.

A lasting investment

For over 15 years, the openGear has been the industry standard platform and is a lasting investment, that is backward-compatible and future proof for UHD/IP. It is backed by continuous development from Ross and an ecosystem of manufacturers ensuring best in class solutions at competitive prices.

Free control system

DashBoard, available free of charge, provides one unified control system across openGear products from all manufacturers. This allows for easy setup, monitoring, alarms and management. Plus, with DashBoard you can create customized workflows to streamline configuration, monitoring and operations workflows.

Learn more about Dashboard

Award winning

openGear has been lauded by the industry for creating a truly open ecosystem and recognized with an Emmy® and many other prestigious industry awards. This ecosystem provides you with the freedom to choose best in breed solutions to meet your needs and budget.

Maximum reliability

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.

oGx Launch Video

Superior flexibility, power and control is unleashed in the
4th generation of the openGear® platform, oGx.

Features

Smart Modular Design

oGx offers the flexibility of independent rear modules for connectivity to a wide array of interfaces such as BNC, twisted-pair audio, and fiber, supporting analog to UHD and IP. The independent rear modules are available in different I/O configurations for select cards, including high density split rear modules allowing up to 20 independent openGear® cards in the oGx frame. Each frame also includes dual reference inputs.

Smart Front Panel

Know the status of your frame at a glance. Integrated LCD display provides frame name, IP address and reports any alarms. Customize the look of your installation with the bold, programmable RGB LED bar, which also doubles as not-to-be-missed alarm indicator.

Smart Power

oGx accommodates 2 front-loaded, hot-swappable power supplies. The split outside location of the power supplies makes installation a breeze when utilizing an alternate phase power source. A single 600 watt supply can fully power a loaded frame, and the addition of a second (optional) supply gives the frame full power redundancy. Each power supply contains an independent cooling fan, status LED, and a front mounted power switch.

Smart Control

A rich set of control interfaces are included in every oGx Frame. Ethernet connectivity allows DashBoard control of openGear cards in the frame. DashBoard provides full setup, real-time control and monitoring, plus provides tools for creating customized workflow through CustomPanels. With the optional Advanced Networking controller, DataSafe will automatically backup card settings and restore them if the module is swapped. Optional SNMP support allows control and monitoring from third-party control solutions.

Smart Reliability

oGx was built from the ground up for reliability. Decades of engineering and broadcast experience have been poured into every detail to ensure oGx is up to the demand task of 24/7 operation. The system includes integrated smart cooling with redundant cooling for the power supplies and an easy-to-clean air filter. The frame features a passive backplane, so that every active component in the system can be hot-swapped from the front. oGx also supports hot-swappable redundant power supplies for maximum protection.

Smart Tools

Our free Frame Config Tool is a simple and effective way to configure your openGear frame with Ross products. Browse the full portfolio of Ross openGear solutions and visualize your configuration instantly. Save your configuration and we’ll ship your openGear solutions populated in your frames exactly as you designed it, saving you valuable time during your install.

Try out the free Config Tool 

Living Live Community!

The platform offers a place for live production professionals to come together to share their experiences, solve problems, find answers to questions and discuss best practices.

Applications

This product can be used as part of the following
Smart Production Solutions:

Sports & Live Venue

Government

News

Corporate

Virtual Studio

House of Worship

Mobile

Education

Ross designed openGear products

Browse our comprehensive portfolio of Ross designed openGear produts. Solutions include distribution, conversion, branding, audio, data, fiber, timing and more.

Downloads

Brochures

Brochure
openGear OGx Datasheet Download

Manuals

Manuals
AAP-8644 User Manual Download
ADA-8402-A User Manual Download
ADA-8402-B User Manual Download
ADA-8405-C User Manual Download
ADC-8434-A User Manual Download
ADC-8732B User Manual Download
ADC-8733A User Manual Download
ASI-310 User Manual Download
AVS-8764 User Manual Download
CDP-100 User Manual Download
CEG-100 User Manual Download
CES-8940 User Manual Download
CMI-100 User Manual Download
DAC-8418-A User Manual Download
DEA-8805 User Manual Download
DED-8420 User Manual Download
DMX-6259-A User Manual Download
DMX-8254 User Manual Download
DMX-8259 User Manual Download
DRA-8804 User Manual Download
DRA-8902 User Manual Download
DSS-8224 User Manual Download
FCM-6844 User Manual Download
FDR-6603 User Manual Download
FDT-6604 User Manual Download
FES-6941 User Manual Download
FSD-8240 User Manual Download
FSE-8241 User Manual Download
FSR-6201 User Manual Download
FSR-6601 User Manual Download
FSR-6605 User Manual Download
FSS-6802 User Manual Download
FST-6602 User Manual Download
GPI-100 User Manual Download
GPI-8941 User Manual Download
HDC-8223 User Manual Download
HDC-8223A User Manual Download
LDP-8242 User Manual Download
MDK-111A-K User Manual Download
MDK-111A-Lite User Manual Download
MDK-111A-M User Manual Download
MFC-8300 User Manual Download
MFC-OG3 User Manual Download
MSE-8671 User Manual Download
MUX-6258-A User Manual Download
MUX-8252 User Manual Download
MUX-8258 User Manual Download
OG3-FR User Manual Download
OGX Quick Start Guide Download
OGX-FR User Manual Download
OPA-8380 User Manual Download
OPA-8380A User Manual Download
QEA-8809 User Manual Download
QRA-8808 User Manual Download
QSP-8229A User Manual Download
SEA-8803 User Manual Download
SFS-6622 User Manual Download
SFS-8221 User Manual Download
SFS-8622 User Manual Download
SPG-8260 User Manual Download
SRA-8802 User Manual Download
SRA-8901 User Manual Download
SSE-8673 / SDE-8624 User Manual Download
TEA-8207 User Manual Download
TES-8643 User Manual Download
TRA-8206 User Manual Download
TSD-100 User Manual Download
TSI-100 User Manual Download
TSM-100 User Manual Download
UDA-8705A User Manual Download
UDC-8625A User Manual Download
VAC-100 User Manual Download
VDD-100 User Manual Download
VEA-8707A User Manual Download
VRC-100 User Manual Download
WDA-8409 User Manual Download

Software

Software
DashBoard Control & Monitoring System Download
DashBoard BETA Control & Monitoring System Download
DashBoard Server Download
SNMP Download

Release Notes

Release Notes
OpenGear Release Notes MFC-8322-S Download
OpenGear Release Notes MFC-OG3-N Download

Interested in a Demo?

Send us a Note!

The first step is a consultation with a member of our sales team or one of our certified Ross resellers to discuss the specific needs of your organization. Next, we will look for a mutually convenient opportunity to coordinate a demo.

613-652-4886