About Us

Established for more than sixteen years, Soho-based root6 is the most experienced and committed supplier of technology to the UK broadcast, film, post-production and new media communities and is characterised by a high level of technical competence.
Complementing equipment supply, root6 also provides systems integration services, technical support and training.

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On the approach to IBC 2016

IBC is nearly upon us, and the industry is readying itself for the annual pilgrimage to Amsterdam. Manufacturers have traditionally used the annual NAB show in Vegas to launch new products and features, and the [...]

Fuji IS-Mini software for colour space conversion

For patch generation and LUT testing the Fuji IS-mini is hard to beat for sub-£1k. LightSpace will drive it for profiling monitors and since it has both HD/SDi and HDMI outputs it is very useful all the way to 1080 lines at 60P. […]

Stuck pixels on LCD & OLED monitors

Because they’re semiconductors (and pretty tiny ones at that!) the pixels on modern HD monitors can become “stuck” such that you get a dot that is either black or white (in the case of all three sub-pixels; R, G, and B being stuck on or off) OR a primary (or secondary) colour where less than three of the sub-pixels have stuck. It usually looks something like this; […]

The damage 100m of good-quality coax does to a 1080i signal.

I've posted measurements of the degradation that cables does to video signals before; see here, but I was grabbing a couple of screen caps for an industry colleague and here they are.    

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