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Kramer Introduces the VP-417 Video to Computer Graphics Video, DVI & HDTV ProScale™ Digital Scaler

Kramer’s VP-417

Kramer’s VP-417

Kramer Electronics is pleased to announce the introduction of the high-performance VP-417 scaler for composite video or s-Video signals. The unit scales a video signal to a selected computer graphics video or HDTV output signal simultaneously on 15-pin HD and DVI-D connectors.

The VP-417 supports composite and s-Video inputs which it scales to a maximum resolution of WUXGA for computer graphics video output and 1080p for HDTV output. The VP-417 has selectable aspect ratio settings for both 4:3 and 16:9 formats. The built-in ProcAmp features video gain, brightness, contrast, color, hue and sharpness (independent H and V) control, with color control features in both the YUV and RGB color spaces. The VP-417 also features an LED indicator to show if a computer graphics video or HDTV output resolution has been selected, and the LED indicator shows which specific computer graphics video or HDTV output has been selected.

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Kramer Electronics USA Hires Malissa Dillman, CTS-D, CTS-I

Malissa Dillman, CTS-D, CTS-I

Malissa Dillman, CTS-D, CTS-I

Kramer Electronics, a worldwide supplier of innovative and reliable signal management products, is pleased to announce Malissa Dillman as its new Training and Education Manager.

Dillman comes to Kramer Electronics USA with an extensive background in A/V and industry certifications. In her new role, Malissa will work to deliver and continue to develop the comprehensive Kramer educational curriculum. She will also deliver the licensed curriculum that Kramer offers; particularly the classes Kramer licenses from InfoComm, including the very popular 3-day CTS Exam Prep class.

“We are so pleased to have Malissa join the Kramer family,? stated Clint Hoffman, VP of Marketing for Kramer Electronics USA. Hoffman continued, “Malissa’s wealth of knowledge and experience will truly be a great asset to the company, and to our students. I more

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Kramer Introduces Three New Twisted Pair Products for HDMI Signals Incorporating HDBaseT™ Technology

Kramer’s TP-581T Transmitter

Kramer Electronics is pleased to announce the introduction of the TP-581T HDMI line transmitter, the TP-582T HDMI switcher/line transmitter, and the TP-582R HDMI DA/line receiver. These products employ HDBaseT technology to pass HDMI, IR, RS-232, and Ethernet signals over twisted pair cable.

The TP-581T and TP-582R are a twisted pair transmitter and receiver for HDMI, 100BaseT Ethernet, bidirectional RS-232 and IR signals. The TP-581T converts HDMI, 100BaseT Ethernet, RS-232 and IR input signals to an HDBaseT twisted pair signal. The TP-582R converts the HDBaseT signal back to HMDI, 100BaseT Ethernet, RS-232 and IR signals and provides dual HDMI outputs. The TP-582R also de-embeds the audio in the HDMI stream to an S/PDIF and TOSLINK® digital audio output. The TP-582T differs from the TP-581T in that it has 2 HDMI inputs and can switch between the two inputs.

These three models employ HDBaseT technology that transmits more data more

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Kramer Introduces the 910 Digital Audio Preamplifier & Mixer

Kramer’s 910

Kramer’s 910

Kramer Electronics is pleased to announce the introduction of the 910 Digital Audio Preamplifier and Mixer. The 910 is a high-performance stereo audio preamplifier and mixer that accepts balanced and unbalanced stereo audio, S/PDIF digital audio, and a microphone input. It then processes the signals and outputs them to balanced, unbalanced and S/PDIF outputs. The 910 is ideal for professional audio applications, sound studios, boardrooms, classrooms, and training rooms.

The 910 has 4 inputs; 1 unbalanced stereo audio input and 1 S/PDIF input on RCA connectors, 1 balanced stereo audio input on a 5-pin terminal block, and 1 mono balanced microphone input on an XLR (F) connector. The microphone input has a switch to choose between a condenser or dynamic mic input (it provides 15V phantom power when the MIC switch is set for a condenser microphone). These inputs can be selected individually or at the same time more

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Kramer Introduces Plenum HDMI Cables

Kramer’s Plenum HDMI Cables

Kramer’s Plenum HDMI Cables

Hampton, NJ – Kramer’s new plenum rated CP-HM/HM HDMI cables are high-performance cables with molded HDMI connectors at both ends. The low smoke and fire-resistant properties of plenum rated cable allow it to reside in air return spaces of ceiling, floors, and walls, often saving the cost of installing conduit.

The CP-HM/HM cable assemblies are made of high-quality 26 AWG (15′ and 25′ lengths) and 24 AWG (35’ and 50’ lengths) conductors. These cables come with gold-plated connectors, which resist corrosion and provide the best possible connectivity. These new plenum HDMI cables handle full 1080p @60Hz resolution and are compatible with 30-bit and 36-bit Deep Color to ensure the best possible image quality.

Kramer’s CP-HM/HM plenum cable assemblies come in 15’, 25’, 35’ and 50’ lengths.

More information on Kramer’s Plenum HDMI cable assemblies and all other Kramer and Sierra Video products can be found online more

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Kramer Introduces the 6808HDxl 3G HD-SDI AES Audio De-Embedder

Kramer’s 6808HDxl

Kramer Electronics is pleased to introduce the 6808HDxl AES audio de-embedder for SD, HD and 3G SDI signals. The unit is ideal for both broadcast and production studio use and for digital/analog AV authoring.

The 6808HDxl has one SDI input and output on BNC connectors to accept an SD, HD or 3G-SDI signal. Its input automatically detects the incoming signal format. Supported formats include SMPTE standards 259M, 344M, 344M and 424M. The 6808HDxl de-embeds two channels of AES audio from one of four selectable audio groups. These audio channels are then output via the two AES/EBU audio BNC output connectors.

The group select DIP-switches make it simple to select the audio group to de-embed, while Kramer’s Equalization & re-Klocking™ Technology rebuilds the digital signal enabling long distance signal transmission. The unit features a maximum data rate of 3Gpbs.

The 6808HDxl is powered by an included 5V more

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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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