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Jay Kelleher Named Kramer’s New Consultant Relationship Manager

Kramer’s Jay Kelleher

Kramer’s Jay Kelleher

Kramer Electronics is pleased to announce Jay Kelleher will be responsible for the newly formed position of Consultant Relationship Manager. In this role, Jay will be responsible for providing product, technology, and application support to A/V Consultants throughout the U.S.

A 20 year industry veteran, Jay spent his first 15 years working for a system integrator in varied roles, including Account Manager, System Designer, and Control System Programmer. Upon joining Kramer as their National Product Training Manager, Jay was responsible for providing general technology and product specific training to Kramer’s dealer network. This allowed him to gather insight into the challenges facing designers and integrators in today’s A/V systems, while offering excellent solutions available from Kramer Electronics.

As Kramer’s Product Manager for video over twisted pair and HDMI products, Jay gained an in-depth knowledge of key technologies used by today’s system designers. As an expert on digital more

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Kramer Introduces the VP-409 Video to Computer Graphics Video

Kramer’s VP-409

Economical High Quality Video to Computer Graphics Video Scaling in a Compact Form Factor

Hampton, New Jersey – The VP-409 is a high-quality converter for up-scaling composite video and s-Video up to computer graphics video resolutions. The VP-409 is ideal for multimedia and presentation applications, conference room systems, and any application requiring conversion of composite video or s-Video to computer graphics video format for use in RGBHV systems.

The VP-409 has one composite video input on an RCA connector, and one s-Video input on a 4-pin connector. It accepts PAL-B/D/G/H/I, NTSC 3.58, and NTSC 4.43 video formats. The unit has one computer graphics video output on a 15-pin HD computer graphics video connector and the unit supports resolutions of 640×480, 800×600, 1024×768, 1280×800, 1366×768, 1280×1024, 1400×1050, 1680×1050, 1600×1200, 1920×1080, and 1920×1200. This compact, multi-standard unit has a built-in 3D de-interlacer and a 3D comb-filter, which ensure the highest possible scaling quality.

The VP-409 features an external 5V DC power source more

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Kramer Introduces the TP-123-od/TP-124-od Twisted Pair Transmitter/Receiver Pair with EMP Protection

The TP-123-od transmitter and TP-124-od receiver are a high-performance twisted pair solution for sending computer graphics video, unbalanced stereo analog audio and unidirectional RS-232 control command signals over long distances with advanced EDID handling capability and unique “Overvoltage Defense? EMP protection built-in. The TP-123-od and TP-124-od offer a compact and inexpensive solution for multiple signal transmission over long distances.

The TP-123-od and TP-124-od are part of Kramer’s new “od? (Overvoltage Defense) family of twisted pair transmitters and receivers, specifically designed to include electromagnetic pulse (EMP) protection. The EMP of nearby lightning strikes can damage sensitive electronic equipment by inducing a high momentary surge in voltage. Kramer’s “od? products, while manufactured for indoor use only, are designed to protect against such occurrences.

These models are HDTV compatible, and support computer graphics video resolutions up to WUXGA and HDTV resolutions up to 1080p. The built-in EDID capture and emulation capability more

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Kramer Introduces the SP-12HD Format Converter with ProcAmp Controls and Built-in Time Base Corrector

Kramer’s SP-12HD

Kramer Electronics introduces the SP-12HD broadcast quality format converter with ProcAmp controls and built-in time base corrector for composite video, s-Video (Y/C), component video (YUV, Y//R-Y/B-Y), SDI and HD-SDI video signals. The SP-12HD is ideal for video broadcasting applications, editing studios, post-production use, and presentation applications, which require multi-standard/multi-format sources. It is a unique universal single-box solution for many video processing needs.

With the SP-12HD, standard definition composite video, s-Video and component video signals can be converted to SDI signals and vice versa. High definition component video signals can be converted to HD-SDI and vice versa. The SP-12HD utilizes full 10-bit processing for highest possible video quality. The unique “split-screen? function allows the operator to preview the results of ProcAmp adjustments that include video gain, sharpness, brightness, contrast, hue and color. The built-in TBC employs a 5-line super-adaptive 2D more

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Kramer Introduces the VS-106 16-Output Audio Switcher/Amplifier

Kramer’s VS-106

Kramer’s VS-106

Hampton, New Jersey–Kramer Electronics is pleased to announce the introduction of the VS-106 Audio Switcher/Amplifier. The Kramer VS-106 is a unique switcher/amplifier for unbalanced stereo audio signals originally designed for the demonstration of speaker systems in a retail environment. The unit mechanically switches a single stereo line input to one output that can be either one of ten unpowered unbalanced audio stereo line outputs, or to one of six 8 Watt RMS per channel amplified speaker outputs. The VS-106 allows the convenient side by side demonstration and evaluation of various powered speakers (also known as amplified or active speakers) and non-powered speakers utilizing a single audio source.

The VS-106 has one unbalanced stereo audio input on RCA connectors. On the output side, the unit has six powered speaker outputs on 4-pin push-type more

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Kramer Electronics’ Kent Cawthorne Promoted to Vice President of Sales

Kramer’s Kent Cawthorne

Kent Cawthorne-VP of Sales

Hampton, NJ – Kramer Electronics USA, Inc., is pleased to announce as of January 1, 2011, Kent Cawthorne has been promoted to Vice President of Sales for both the Kramer and Sierra Video brands. With this promotion Kent will manage the Kramer Sales team and he will be responsible for all sales of both brands through the Pro AV dealer channel.

Dave Bright, President of Kramer USA, stated “This is the second promotion for Kent in less than a year. The move from National Sales Manager to VP of Sales is a natural progression. The second promotion came a little sooner than originally planned, but with all of the re-organizing and expansion planned to our sales and sales support groups, it makes more sense for Kent to have more voice in the decisions to be made about programs and personnel from day one of 2011.?

Kent more

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Kramer Introduces RC-63DL 6-Button Room Controller with Digital Volume Knob & LCD Group Labels

Kramer’s RC-63DL

Hampton, New Jersey – Kramer Electronics is pleased to announce the introduction of the RC-63DL 6-Button Audio/Video and Room Controller with digital volume knob and LCD group labels for multimedia rooms. This unit was originally designed only for use as part of Kramer’s SummitView™ system, used to control audio components, video components, and other room facilities such as lights and screens. The RC-63DL room controller is now being offered as an advanced, standalone, wall-mounted room controller that integrates audio, video, and room control into a centralized system.

The RC-63DL features six configurable buttons with macro capability, that can be configured to carry out multiple commands with a single press of a button. Each button offers multiple layers of functions for alternate behavior, toggle functionality, and much more. The controller also features a configurable digital volume control adjustment knob more

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Chris Santos Promoted to National Sales Support Manager

Chris Santos

Chris Santos

Hampton, New Jersey- Kramer Electronics is pleased to announce that effective immediately Chris Santos has been promoted to National Sales Support Manager for Kramer Electronics USA (KUS). This is the fourth major organizational promotion necessitated by the substantial growth Kramer has enjoyed this year.

In this newly created position, Chris will support the sales of Sierra Video brand products sold through KUS channels. Along with the support of the Sierra factory, Chris will ensure all KUS sales personnel are properly trained and supported to enable them to identify and close business opportunities.

Chris’ additional responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, sales prospecting, sales lead follow-up, writing custom proposals, configuring systems, attending trade and dealer shows, forecasting sales, assisting with on-site project management, and providing the factory with product development feedback more

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Kramer Introduces VP-747 In-CTRL™ Dual Scaler Seamless Switcher

Kramer VP-747 Back

Kramer’s VP-747

VP-747 Front

Kramer’s VP-747

Hampton, New Jersey – Kramer Electronics is pleased to announce the introduction of the VP-747 In-CTRL Dual Scaler Seamless Switcher. The VP 747 is a true multi-standard video to graphics scaler and seamless switcher with eight sets of universal inputs. The universal inputs are comprised of 5 BNC connectors each, two of which can also be used as HDMI/DVI inputs on DVI connectors.

A key feature of the VP-747 is the incorporation of HQV® (Hollywood Quality Video) processing technology for the ultimate in image quality. HQV® represents the state-of-the-art in video processing technology. It offers the highest quality de-interlacing (with 3:2 and 2:2 pull down), advanced noise reduction that reduces block chroma and mosquito noise, and scaling performance for both standard and high-definition signals.

The VP-747 In-CTRL seamless switcher automatically accepts and processes all variations of NTSC, PAL and SECAM signals; and is HDCP compliant. Signals more

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Kramer Introduces the VA-2H HDMI EDID Reader-Emulator

Kramer’s VA-2H

Advanced EDID Capture and Emulation for Accurate Connection to Sources

Hampton, NJ-Kramer Electronics is pleased to announce the introduction of the high-resolution VA-2H EDID Reader-Emulator. The VA-2H is a diagnostic and debugging tool for installers working with HDMI devices. The unit can switch three different EDIDs to the HDMI input and has a USB connection and a software editor, allowing the installer to manipulate various parameters of the EDID. The VA-2H supports up to 2.25Gbps bandwidth per graphic channel, and supports high-resolution graphics up to 1080p in video and up to UXGA in computer graphics video. more

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