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MultiDyne Appoints Robert Petrilak to Engineering
Posted on Thursday, March 12, 2009

Locust Valley, NY – MultiDyne Video & Fiber Optic Systems, a leading provider of fiber optic equipment for the transport of video and audio for broadcast & pro A/V applications, announced the appointment of Robert Petrilak to the position of Senior Staff Engineer. In this newly created position, Rob will assist the MultiDyne Engineering team in the development of fiber optic transport for the new DVI evolutionary products.

“Rob has an extensive background in the broadcast engineering field, and a proven track record for the development of successful products,” said Jim Jachetta, senior vice president of engineering. “MultiDyne is in a growth position, and Rob’s engineering expertise will be a benefit to the timely roll out of our new generation of products.”

Robert Petrilak had been a design engineer, and engineering manager for Ditech Routing Systems for 8 years, leaving to join PESA Switching Systems in 2000 as an OEM engineering product manager. His most recent position was senior hardware engineer for QuStream Corporation. Robert earned a BSEE from Florida Institute of Technology, with additional post graduate work and 16 years experience in the video industry.

About MultiDyne:

MultiDyne provides fiber optic transport systems for video, audio, SDI, HD-SDI, 3G HD-SDI, AES, Ethernet, data, PTZ, RGB/VGA, DVI, HDMI, and CATV; optical multiplexing, CWDM; automatic protection switching; loss detectors with automatic switchover; test signal and character ID generators; video, audio and digital distribution amplifiers; cable equalizers; automatic gain AGCs; electrical and fiber optic routing switchers; tactical cable assemblies; XLR adapter panels as well as other television accessories. MultiDyne has been serving the broadcast, cable, satellite, production, digital cinema, pro AV, corporate, retail, surveillance, teleconferencing, judicial arraignment, transportation, government and healthcare sectors for over 30 years. For more information, call MultiDyne at 1-800-488-8378 or 1-516-671-7278, visit our Web site at, or send an email to

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