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Extron Adds New Version of MGP 464 Four Window Multi-Graphic Processor with HD-SDI Compatibility

mgp46_pp_6077103_01c_pub.jpgExtron Electronics is pleased to announce the MGP 464 HD-SDI. As the newest model within Extron’s popular family of Four Window Multi-Graphics processors, the MGP 464 HD-SDI offers two HD-SDI inputs and two DVI inputs, along with analog RGBHV input capability. The availability of HD-SDI inputs allows for easy integration of professional video equipment, visualization processors, and medical imaging devices equipped with HD-SDI high definition digital video outputs. The MGP 464 is ideal for use in command and control, network operations centers, videoconferencing, medical facilities, courtrooms, boardrooms, and other sophisticated A/V environments where critical, high quality multi-window displays are required. more

Extron Premieres New Annotation Graphics Processor

annot_pp_6096801_03c_pub.jpgExtron Electronics is pleased to introduce the “Annotator,” a new high performance, hardware-based annotation processor for video and computer-video sources. The Annotator features an intuitive graphical user interface that allows the presenter to draw, point, or add text to electronic presentation materials using a touch screen and/or a keyboard and mouse. An integrated, seven input multi-format presentation switcher supports all common analog and digital A/V signal types. Three standard outputs are provided, including RGB, VGA, and Extron MTP – Mini Twisted Pair, with high performance scaling up to 2048×1080 and HDTV 1080p. For ease of integration, a configurable fourth output is provided for use with optional DVI, HD-SDI, or scan converter output boards. The Annotator is ideal for use in any A/V presentation application that requires the overlay of graphic and text elements for emphasis. more

Extron Adds DVI to Its Professional A/V Test Generator

vtg400_6056403_pp_05c_pub.jpgExtron Electronics is pleased to introduce the VTG 400DVI, an advanced programmable and upgradeable Video and Audio Test Generator for setting up, testing, calibrating, and troubleshooting today’s complex digital video and audio systems. It delivers accurate, full bandwidth video signal reproduction and high performance audio test signals. The VTG 400DVI offers DVI output for use with most digital display devices. When new EDID data is received from a DVI device, its native resolution is displayed on the LCD. The VTG 400DVI also provides high resolution RGB computer-video, HDTV component video, and NTSC and PAL video output. An innovative, patented feature of the VTG 400DVI is Scope-Trigger™, which expedites analysis of a specific area within the video image when used with an oscilloscope. more

Extron’s New, Larger DVI Distribution Amplifiers Now Shipping

dvida8_6093301-_1c_pub.jpgExtron Electronics is pleased to announce that all models in the DVI DA and DVI DA Plus series of DVI distribution amplifiers are now shipping. The DVI DA includes an existing two output version and a new four output version, while the new DVI DA Plus features four, six, and eight output versions. All models accept one single link DVI source and distribute digital video signals to multiple devices. They are compatible with DVI resolutions up to 1920×1200 @ 60Hz, including HDTV 1080p/60. The DVI DA Plus models also feature EDID Minder, which ensures that the DVI source powers up properly and maintains proper video output even if the digital display device is off, and source signal presence indication for quick, visual confirmation of system functionality. All of these distribution amplifiers are well-suited for a broad range of applications where a fully digital signal path from source to destination is preferred. more

Extron Integration-Friendly USB Switchers Now Shipping

sw4usb_6095401_pp_01c_pub.jpgExtron Electronics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of three new USB switchers designed for A/V system integration. The SW2 USB, SW4 USB, and SW4 USB Plus offer two or four host inputs and provide flexible and dependable switching among the shared USB peripherals. The SW4 USB Plus features an emulation mode that ensures uninterrupted communication between host and peripheral devices for consistent performance. All three models are USB 2.0-compatible and incorporate several key features to ensure ease of integration, configuration flexibility, and control, including port status indication and RS-232 pass-through. The SW USB Series is ideal for use in KVM, interactive whiteboard, and annotator-based applications where reliable USB switching is required. more

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Extron Unveils Industry’s First Matrix Switcher with Professional Grade DSP

Extron Electronics is pleased to introduce the MPX Plus 866 A ProDSP™ Media Presentation Matrix Switcher, a revolutionary new multi-format matrix switcher with integrated audio digital signal processing. The MPX Plus 866 A is the A/V industry’s first matrix switcher to combine VGA, video, and audio signal routing with ProDSP, a powerful audio processing platform based on a 32/64-bit floating point DSP engine. ProDSP offers an extensive selection of audio DSP tools designed to facilitate audio system design, configuration, and commissioning. ProDSP is configured and managed through Extron’s unique DSP Configurator Software, which provides an intuitive Graphical User Environment for full control and management of audio DSP functions. Available for immediate delivery, the MPX Plus 866 A is an ideal one-box solution for complete audio and video integration that simplifies system requirements, expedites installation, and saves money. more

Extron 144×144 High Performance, Modular Fiber Optic Matrix Switcher Now Shipping

fox4g1_6096901_pp_02c_pub.jpgExtron Electronics is now shipping the FOX 4G Matrix 14400, a high performance, modular fiber optic matrix switcher for complete, end-to-end digital A/V signal transmission and routing over fiber optic cable. It is expandable in sizes from 16×16 up to 144×144, 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 14400 delivers highly reliable, enterprise-wide switching of fiber optic A/V and control signals for any mission-critical environment. more

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Extron’s New DVI Fiber Optic Extender – Now Shipping

dvi104txrx_group_01c_pub.jpgExtron Electronics is now shipping the DVI 104 Fiber Optic Extender, a transmitter and receiver set that extends single link DVI signals over four multimode fiber optic cables at lengths up to 500 meters (1,640 feet). It provides an effective, economical solution for extending DVI signals significantly beyond the specified 5 meter (15 foot) limitation for standard DVI cables. Engineered for reliability and exceptional high resolution image performance, the DVI 104 uses all digital, zero compression technology to deliver perfect pixel-for-pixel transmission of computer-video images up to 1920×1200 resolution, including HDTV 1080p/60. more

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Extron Decora® Mount VGA Distribution Amplifier is Now Shipping

p2da2_6095503_pp_01c_pub1.jpgExtron is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the P/2 DA2 D, two output VGA and audio distribution amplifier, is now shipping. The P/2 DA2 D is a Decora mount distribution amplifier designed to compensate for voltage loss and high frequency attenuation over long cable runs. It is capable of driving VGA-QXGA video and audio signals up to 250 feet (75 meters). The P/2 DA2 D is available in black or white and is ideal for use in permanent, in-wall applications requiring long distance transmission of high resolution video signals and audio. more

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Extron Premieres New RGB to DVI Scaler

rgbdvi3_6090601_pp_01c_pub.jpgExtron Electronics introduces the RGB-DVI 300, a high performance RGB to DVI scaler that converts incoming analog component video and RGBHV signals to DVI. It accepts HDTV and high resolution computer-video up to 1920×1200, and offers multiple, selectable DVI output rates up to 1920×1200, including HDTV 1080p/60. The RGB-DVI 300 is housed in a compact, low-profile enclosure for placement behind flat-panel displays, and offers several features for streamlining integration and enhancing system operation. It is ideal for applications where newer displays, equipped only with DVI or HDMI inputs, are to be used with sources that output analog RGB computer-video, or in an environment with an existing analog RGB signal distribution infrastructure. more

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