For years, many stations have used the high quality and “greasy” sound of the Orban Optimod-FM 8500. Nowadays you can also get this sound from the Optimod-FM 5700i. This 1 HE unit is now for sale at a very affordable price. The 5700i comes standard with stereo amplification, tone control, AGC, multiband compression, low-IM peak limiting, stereo encoding, and composite limiting. In other words, everything you need to obtain a good competitive position in the market..
The Orban Optimod 5700i features 20 specific format-focused presets. In between you will also find the beloved presets of the Orban 8500. Although the PRESETs AF factory are already very suitable, they are still easy to adjust by means of a simple “Less/More” button. Do you already have a preset from, for example, your Optimod-FM 8500, 8400, 8300, 5500, or 5300? No problem… these presets can be easily imported to the Orban 5700i
The 5700i comes at no extra cost including a dynamic RBS/RBDS encoder and can be operated via the front panel and via an ASCII server. linked to your radio automation, title, and artist.
The front control panel features a 2×40 character LCD screen with LED metering that display all metering functions of processing, both two- and five bands). The meters will always be visible, even when you’re changing settings. Navigating the menu is easy through “soft” buttons (menu dependent) and a large dial. Ethernet connection is easy via a simple-to-use application running on Windows XP or later and capable of operating multiple 5700i units on a single TCP/IP network. Because the 5700i is also controlled via GPI, ACSII server, RS232 and Ethernet ports you get total freedom to connect to the 5700i, in any form. Even SNMP is still one of the possibilities.
To ensure your investment, the upgrade kit allows the 5700i to be upgraded to full 8600Si functionality. For this, the unit does not need to be taken out of the rack and you immediately benefit from Orban’s “state-of-the-art” MX limiter technology.