Access Networks Intros Access-Branded Stackable Switches, Replacing Ruckus ICX Switch Series

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Access Networks has released its own line of Access Networks-branded stackable switches available individually and as part of its custom Core Systems (replacing the Ruckus ICX Switch series). The ANX 7150 line of switches caters to integrators who need reliable and scalable networking solutions for residential and commercial applications. The new ANX 7150 line has […]

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SnapAV Launches Pakedge RT-3100 Gigabit Router

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SnapAV just launched the Pakedge RT-3100 Gigabit Router designed for 1G WAN-to-LAN throughput, with customizable firewall settings and built-in BakPak remote monitoring for connected devices. The RT-3100 Router brings quick setup, pressure-tested reliability and performance for the custom install channel including residential, light commercial and builder communities. The RT-3100 is engineered to deliver up to […]

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Semtech Just Did a Mic-Drop on HDBaseT

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Semtech Corporation today announced its new AVX chipset series — basically, think HDBaseT or, we guess, what everyone wishes HDBaseT was — a consistent and standard “send” and “receive” platform where all the participants worked together. Semtech, with AVX, simultaneously transmits uncompressed-quality 4K-video, multi-channel audio, Gigabit Ethernet, USB and other control signals over CatX or […]

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Security: Start from the Beginning

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Security has arisen as a significant issue over the past several years in the AV industry. Several high profile issues have made people question what they should be doing about security. I (and others) have written about it, trying to give our readers some thoughts about where to start. As I read more about security […]

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New Q-SYS Networking Switches Compete with NETGEAR’s M4300 Series for AV-over-IP Networks

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QSC introduces new Q-SYS Networking Solutions, including Q-SYS NS Series network switches and networking resources aimed at integrators doing AV-over-IP. Prior to this, the only purpose-built AV-over-IP was from NETGEAR in the form the M4300 Series. QSC’s Q-SYS NS Series is a range of enterprise-grade, manageable 1/10GbE network switches that are pre-configured for the Q-SYS […]

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Luxul Sets Sights on AV-Over-IP at InfoComm 2018 with L2/L3 Managed Switches

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Luxul today announced the company will be showcasing its family of L2/L3 managed switches, optimized for HD-over-IP applications, at InfoComm 2018 June 6-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Exhibiting in booth N464 with Just Add Power, Luxul will demonstrate how its switches are the perfect complement to AV-over-IP video distribution systems in pro AV installations. In addition, the company […]

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Luxul Ships Epic 4 Routers

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Luxul has announced today the availability of its new Epic 4 routers — all commercial-grade routers that the company says are optimized for smart homes, SMB and retail. One unique feature is their integration with third-party embedded software including content filtering from Router Limits and a remote management tool from Domotz. Additional applications, including Ihiji’s remote network management tools and Luxul’s Roam-Assist wireless controller technology are […]

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