Extron Debuts 320 x 320 Fiber Optic Matrix Switcher

Extron has launched the FOX 4Gextron-fox4gmatrix320-0210Matrix 320x. This high performance, modular fiber optic matrix switcher provides what Extron calls 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, they’re for mission-critical installs.

The FOX 4G Matrix 320x is compatible with FOX Series fiber optic digital transmitters and receivers, switchers, distribution amplifiers, and matrix switchers. It accepts and routes standard definition video, high-resolution computer-video, DVI, and multi-rate SDI. The modular board design features 20 board slots that can accept FOX 4G Matrix I/O Boards in multimode and single mode versions. The FOX 4G Matrix 320x can be configured with all or some of the board slots occupied. The I/O boards are hot swappable and may be added at any time in the field for easy and quick upgradeability or expansion.

For complete specs on the FOX 4G Matrix 320x, go to: http://www.extron.com/product/product.aspx?id=fox4gmatrix32000&s=0