Arista Corporation Debuts RS-122 Universal 1RU Rackmount System With Dual HDBaseT and AV-over-IP

Arista Corporation introduces the RS-122 Universal 1RU Rackmount System with Dual HDBaseT, AV-over-IP, and computer options. Designed for applications where computers and extenders can be configured dynamically, the RS-122 can accommodate any two of five available swappable modules:

  • the MicroBox-1100A-E01 computer
  • the ARD-1006-A07-TX HDBaseT transmitter
  • the ARD-1006-A07-RX HDBaseT receiver
  • the ARD-1006-A31-TX AV Over IP transmitter
  • the ARD-1006-A31-RX AV Over IP receiver

The system enables integrators to determine which combination of transmitters and receivers should be placed in the system’s 1RU, 19-inch rackmount housing — with or without the PC controller module.

Arista’s MicroBox-1100A-E01 computer module features an Intel Atom E3845 1.9GHz quad-core CPU and up to 8GB DDR3 memory. The system is capable of running Microsoft Windows or the Open Source Linux operating system. Accessible ports on the front of the MicroBox-1100A-E01 include a four port USB 3.0 hub, dual Gigabit Ethernet, one RS-232/422/485 BIOS selectable COM port, a CFast slot, and a VGA port. The unit’s rear accessible ports include one HDMI port, one USB 2.0 connector, one RS-232/422/485 BIOS selectable COM port, an audio out jack and a power on/off switch.

The Arista ARD-1006-A07-TX HDBaseT transmitter module features an HDMI Loopback output, a two-port 10/100 Mbps Ethernet pass through hub, IR control, plus Power over HDBaseT. The unit transmits video signals up to 4K/UHD with embedded multi-channel audio and remote power for the receiver. The Arista ARD-1006-A07-RX HDBaseT receiver features a four-port USB 2.0 hub and a two-port 10/100 Mbps Ethernet pass through hub, along with an RS232 port and IR control.

Other module options also available are the Arista ARD-1006-A31-TX a 4K/60 4:4:4 AV Over IP transmitter and the ARD-1006-A31-RX 4K/60 4:4:4 AV Over IP receiver. These units deliver uncompressed, zero-latency signal with broadcast quality scaling. They are meant for applications that require high quality, zero latency video extension. These units’ attributes include HDMI 2.0, HDR video, windowing and audio downmixing, audio embedding/de-embedding and more.

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The Arista RS-122 Universal 1RU Rackmount System with dual HDBaseT computers and extenders will be priced from $790 to $1,500, depending upon the configuration and here are the details.