Extron Announces More Powerful Control Processing Built into Industry-Leading Presentation Switchers

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Anaheim, California (September 16, 2021) – Extron is pleased to announce that the industry’s leading presentation switchers have been upgraded with powerful quad-core control processors for ultra fast, dependable, and secure performance. The new IPCP Q models within the DTP CrossPoint Series and IN Presentation Switcher Series feature our latest, most powerful control processors. They deliver significantly enhanced processing power and offer up to four times more memory for increased deployment speeds and improved runtime functionality. This new series is designed to excel within even the most demanding AV applications.

“As AV switching systems grow in size and complexity, they must meet every demand with fast, dependable performance and control,” says Casey Hall, Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing at Extron. “Our most robust control platform is now part of our industry-leading presentation switcher lines, delivering a leap forward in performance and capabilities for the widest variety of environments.”

The Extron DTP CrossPoint 4K Series delivers all of the technologically advanced capabilities required to design and integrate an AV system in one enclosure. The highly versatile matrix switchers are available in 10×8, 8×6, 8×4, and 8×2 sizes. They include 4K inputs and outputs, built-in Extron Vector 4K scaling technology, integrated DTP and XTP signal extension, comprehensive audio DSP capabilities with built-in AEC, an integrated audio power amplifier, and a built-in control processor for complete AV system control. The DTP CrossPoint 4K Series greatly simplifies system design and installation, and dramatically reduces total cost of ownership.

The DTP2 CrossPoint 82 delivers all the core functionality of a conventional AV system, in a single enclosure that replaces as many as ten separate components. In addition to saving substantial space in a rack, the compact enclosure makes it easy to standardize on a common system design throughout a facility, and to adapt this DTP2 CrossPoint matrix switcher to many different environments where equipment space may be limited. This fully featured presentation matrix switcher is highly versatile and is ideal for presentations with content on multiple displays, and for providing a variety of AV system configurations to serve multi-purpose and divisible rooms.

The IN1808 Series, eight-input seamless presentation switchers with 18 Gbps support and uncompromised 4K/60 @ 4:4:4 video scaling. They feature the Extron-exclusive Vector 4K scaling engine with 30-bit internal video processing for best-in-class image upscaling and downscaling. A flexible mix of DisplayPort, HDMI, and DTP2 inputs are provided along with an assignable input loop-through and simultaneous HDMI and DTP2 outputs. These feature-rich switchers include Extron ProDSP audio processing, seamless video transition effects, and logo keying. The IPCP Q Series model includes the most powerful built-in IPCP Pro control processor engineered by Extron. IN1808 presentation switchers are ideal for use in meeting rooms, boardrooms, classrooms, and collaboration environments that require support for 4K/60 video.

The IN1608 xi can serve as the central component for audio system integration. It includes eight-input audio switching, two mic/line inputs, HDMI audio embedding and de-embedding, and several audio processing features for mixing, ducking, tone adjustments, and more. IN1608 xi SA models feature a 2 x 50 watt Class D stereo power amplifier, while IN1608 xi MA models include a 100 watt Class D mono power amplifier. The IPCP Q model features powerful control.