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Extron Launches New Extron Control Associate Certification Program

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Extron Electronics is pleased to introduce the new Extron Control Associate certification program designed to provide recognition for individuals who understand the best practices for planning, design, and implementation of a complete configurable control system. Available to anyone who has already earned the Extron A/V Associate designation, Extron Control Associate certification is earned through successful completion of an online or instructor-led training course and an Extron-proctored exam. Classroom instruction and exams will be conducted at Extron’s world-class training facilities in Anaheim, CA and Raleigh, NC, as well as other locations throughout the United States. more

Extron Introduces an Easy-to-Use Online Application for Customizing Classroom A/V Systems

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Extron Electronics is pleased to introduce the Classroom A/V System Configurator, an easy-to-use, drag-and-drop configuration utility that allows users to customize PoleVault®, WallVault™, and VoiceLift® systems. The dynamic, graphical user interface of the Classroom A/V System Configurator makes system customization easy, and helpful wizards ensure that only valid systems are built and vital accessories are included. Users may change or add speakers, change wallplates or A/V inputs, specify mounting hardware options, and select component colors. The Classroom A/V System Configurator can also be used to print or save an equipment list and submit a request for quote to Extron Sales. more

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Extron Premieres High Performance 320×320 Fiber Optic Matrix Switcher

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Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the introduction of the FOX 4G Matrix 320x. This high performance, modular fiber optic matrix switcher provides complete, end-to-end digital A/V signal transmission and routing over fiber optic cable in very large environments such as university and corporate campuses. It is expandable from 16×16 up to 320×320, and supports digital switching at rates up to 4.25 Gbps. With hot-swappable I/O boards, real-time system monitoring, and redundant, hot-swappable power supplies, the FOX 4G Matrix 320x delivers highly reliable, enterprise-wide switching of fiber optic A/V and control signals for large scale, mission-critical environments. more

Extron Introduces New USB Extender

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Extron Electronics is pleased to introduce the USB Extender, a two-piece transmitter and receiver set for extending USB up to 450 feet (135 meters) on a single, standard CAT 5/5e/6 or CAT 7 cable. The USB Extender is compatible with USB 1.0, 1.1, or 2.0 and includes a four port hub supporting simultaneous connection of up to four USB devices. The USB Extender is ideal for use in applications utilizing the Extron Annotator and remote touchscreen displays, as well as for applications that require the remote location of USB peripherals such as interactive whiteboards, keyboards, mice, and other HID-human input devices. It can also be used with USB 2.0 peripherals that require high data transfer speeds, including webcams and document scanners as well as thumb drives and other mass storage devices. more

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Extron Announces the Industry’s First ENERGY STAR® Qualified Commercial Amplifiers

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Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the industry’s first commercial power amplifiers that are ENERGY STAR qualified and meet the new Version 2.0 Audio/Video specification. The MPA 401 and XTRA Series high performance amplifiers comprise a complete family of mono, stereo, and multi-channel power amplifiers for a wide range of applications from classrooms and boardrooms to multi-purpose rooms, auditoriums, and open spaces. They draw less than 1 watt while in standby mode, and also offer low power consumption while idle and under load. Extron power amplifiers feature compact, space efficient enclosures that are ideal for installation in racks and lecterns, and do not require fans for cooling. more

Extron MPA 401 ENERGY STAR® Qualified Mini Power Amplifier Now Shipping

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Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the MPA 401, an integrated Mini Power Amplifier that delivers 40 watts rms for 70 volt distributed speaker systems in classrooms, training rooms, and multi-purpose rooms. This ENERGY STAR qualified amplifier features an Extron exclusive, highly efficient, advanced Class D amplifier design with patented CDRS™ – Class D Ripple Suppression technology that provides a smooth, clean audio waveform and an improvement in signal fidelity over conventional Class D designs. This Extron exclusive, high efficiency design allows the amplifier to be fanless and operate in environments with little or no ventilation. more

Extron Announces Immediate Availability of TLP 350CV TouchLink™ Cable Cubby® Touchpanel

Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the TLP 350CV TouchLink™ 3.5″ Cable Cubby® Touchpanel, the latest addition to the Extron configurable control system family. The TLP 350CV combines A/V system control with cable management. It features a tilt-up, full-color touchscreen in an elegant, metal enclosure that can be mounted securely into a tabletop, lectern, or other flat surface. In addition, ten customizable backlit buttons provide expanded control capabilities to ensure that critical functions are easily accessible. more

Extron Announces New Digital Audio Matrix Processor

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Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the new DMP 64, a 6×4 audio matrix mixer featuring Extron ProDSP™, a powerful digital signal processing platform for audio signal routing and control. The DMP 64 features six mono mic/line inputs, each of which can be mixed into any or all four mono line outputs. ProDSP is loaded with powerful tools to control level, dynamics, filters, delay, ducking, loudness, and feedback suppression. The DMP 64 is ideal for presentation applications that require advanced line and microphone audio matrix mixing with DSP in a small form factor. more

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Extron MediaLink® Controller with Contemporary New Design Now Shipping

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Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the MLC 62 RS D MediaLink® Controller, an easy-to-use keypad controller for controlling A/V equipment in classrooms and meeting facilities. The MLC 62 RS D features eight customizable backlit soft touch buttons providing control capabilities for common A/V functions including display power, input switching, and volume control. The new controller serves as a replacement for a display’s handheld IR remote, providing user-friendly control for a projector or flat panel display, and eliminating problems related to misplaced IR remotes, confusing menus, and dead batteries. more

Extron Extended Distance Twisted Pair Receivers Are Now Shipping

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Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the MTP 1500RL 15HD RS and MTP 1500RL 15HD RS SEQ Extended Distance Twisted Pair Receivers for VGA and RS-232. These receivers work with MTP Series transmitters to send high resolution video 1,500 feet (450 meters) or more and RS-232 signals up to 1,000 feet (300 meters) over a single CAT 5-type cable. The extended distance receivers are compatible with resolutions up to 1920×1200 WUXGA, and feature separate continuously variable level and peaking adjustments that precisely optimize image quality for various cable lengths. Each receiver also offers an additional female MTP buffered output, enabling up to eight receivers to be connected in series, reducing the number of parallel cable runs required. The SEQ model adds independent skew compensation adjustments for each color. more

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