Extron Announces Availability of the SSP 200 Surround Sound Processor

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Extron announced the availability of the SSP 200 Surround Sound Processor designed for pro AV applications in corporate and commercial environments. This new processor automatically decodes Dolby and DTS formats from HDMI sources to discrete audio outputs. Providing up to ten built-in outputs, plus additional outputs via an EXP port, the SSP 200 provides the […]

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Extron Adds Wall-Plate Encoders for Its AV-over-IP NAV Line

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Extron is pleased to introduce two new NAV encoders, which feature a decorator-style wallplate design and stream ultra-low latency, high quality video, audio and Ethernet signals over a 10 Gbps optical Ethernet interface. These encoders support streaming real-time, lossless video at resolutions up to 4K@60 Hz with 4:4:4 chroma sampling. The Extron NAV Series features […]

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Extron to Integrate Select Capabilities With HP Elite Slice G2

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Extron announced that it is working with HP to create scalable meeting solutions for modern workspaces. With these solutions, Extron is integrating room automation, audio and signal extension capabilities with the HP Elite Slice G2, Microsoft Teams Rooms and Zoom Rooms solutions. Its collaboration with HP brings Extron AV control capabilities to the HP Elite […]

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Extron Intros PlenumVault Direct View System for Classrooms

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Extron has introduced the new PlenumVault Direct View System for classrooms with flat panel displays. This system delivers an experience for students and instructors, providing enhanced audio and video quality for in-person, hybrid and remote learning environments. Customers can add their choice of user interface options, AV signal extension, speakers, mounting hardware and cabling for […]

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Extron Just Launched a Timely New Product

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Extron just launched a timely product — since everything uses USB now — in the form of the UCS 900 Series of fiber optic SuperSpeed USB extenders that extend USB data signals from peripheral devices to a host computer over fiber optic cable. These extenders are compatible with all USB standards up to USB 3.2 […]

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Extron Intros New 4K@60 HDMI Additions to DTP Line

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Extron just introduced the DTP3 Series, the newest 4K/60 HDMI products to join the popular and comprehensive DTP line. The DTP3 T 202 transmitter and DTP3 R 201 receiver provide long-distance signal extension of HDMI and bidirectional RS-232 signals up to 330 feet (100 meters) over the new Extron XTP DTP 22 shielded twisted pair […]

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Extron Just Upped the Ante in AV-over-IP

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Extron just upped the ante in AV-over-IP with the new fiber-based NAV E 511 and NAV SD 511 encoder and scaling decoder that transmit ultra-low latency, visually lossless video, audio, USB and Ethernet signals over standard 1-gigabit-per-second optical Ethernet. Using the Extron patented PURE3 codec, the NAV Series delivers performance with real-time, lossless video at […]

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Extron Intros Two New USB-3.2-Compatible Switchers

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Extron introduced the SW2 USB Pro and SW4 USB Pro, a two- and a four-input USB switcher that facilitate USB 3.2 compatible switching between multiple host devices and multiple USB peripherals. They provide solutions for USB-C and Thunderbolt hosts and peripherals with data rates up to 10 gigabits per second. HID peripheral ports support hotkey […]

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Extron Intros New IP Link Pro Expansion Interfaces

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Extron introduced the new IPL EXP I/O Series of IP Link Pro expansion interfaces. They are a way to put extra control ports and functionality just where you need them in your system. These expansion interfaces pair exclusively with the IPCP Pro xi Series of control processors, which are securely configured with Global Configurator Professional […]

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Extron Intros ShareLink Pro WFA 100

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Extron introduced the ShareLink Pro WFA 100, a Wi-Fi Miracast adapter that enables anyone to share content from a Windows 10 device to a ShareLink Pro device without installing any software. The WFA 100 adapter connects to the USB port on a ShareLink Pro 1100 or ShareLink Pro 500, making it discoverable to Windows 10 […]

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Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2021 Edition

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Welcome to my 21st annual Kayye’s Krystal Ball! I love writing this annual predictions article — it’s both humbling and rewarding. It requires me to stop and research anything new, evaluate the potential impact it will have and then articulate it in a way that matters to readers. If you’re a regular reader of my […]

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Extron SMP 300 Now Integrates With Ensemble Video Platform

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Extron announced the SMP 300 Series now integrates with the Ensemble Video platform. A new LinkLicense upgrade will facilitate streaming and publishing of live and on-demand video content by enabling SMP 300 Series devices to ingest recording and livestream schedules. The Ensemble Video Features Upgrade provides automated publishing workflows that empower users to create engaging experiences […]

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Extron Debuts Its First Ultra-Wide Touch Panel

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Extron debuted its first ultra-wide touch panel, the TLP Pro 1230WTG with a 12″ 1920×720 resolution. The TLP Pro 1230WTG provides ample screen space to simultaneously display full AV system controls, video preview and annotation controls. The TLP Pro 1230WTG features an HDMI video preview input that supports high resolution HDCP-compliant video from an HDMI […]

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Neptune’s Restaurant in Hong Kong Utilizes Extron for Multimedia Dining Experience

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When it comes to attracting attention, it’s hard to compete with a 43-foot-wide floor-to-ceiling aquarium teeming with 5,000 colorful sea creatures an arm’s length away from diners indulging in gourmet dishes prepared by a Michelin-starred chef. But Neptune’s Restaurant at the Ocean Park oceanarium and amusement park complex in Hong Kong’s Southern district pulled it […]

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Extron Now Shipping DTP2 T 202 FB Two-Input Transmitter

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Extron announced it is shipping the DTP2 T 202 FB, a two‑input transmitter that sends DisplayPort or HDMI, audio and control up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded CATx cable to a DTP-enabled product. Its unique form factor provides a flexible, floor box mounting solution that is compatible with offerings from OBO Bettermann, […]

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Extron Announces SoundField XD Ceiling Speaker

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Extron just announced availability of the SoundField XD model SF 26CT LP, a low profile 6.5-inch two-way ceiling speaker featuring a 4.2-inch (107-millimeter) deep composite back can for use in restricted height plenum environments. The driver complement includes a 6.5-inch (165-millimeter) woofer coupled to a 3/4-inch (19-millimeter) ferrofluid-cooled dome tweeter. The SF 26CT LP offers […]

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Extron NAV Series Meets Cryptographic Requirements from US Government

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Extron says its NAV Series integrates the Extron cryptographic module that meets NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) guidelines for FIPS 140-2 certification. FIPS 140-2 is an information technology security accreditation program that validates cryptographic modules meet well-defined security standards required by federal government agencies. “We are excited to announce that our NAV Pro […]

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Extron Adds Windows 10 Miracast Support to ShareLink Pro 1100

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In the Extron ShareLink Pro 1100, a 4K Wired and Wireless Presentation System that enables anyone to present content from computers, tablets or smartphones, the company added support for Windows 10 sharing via Miracast, using an optional adapter. Miracast enables users with Windows 10 computers to share content without the need to download software. ShareLink […]

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Extron’s New ENERGY STAR Qualified Subwoofer Amplifier Now Available

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Extron announced the availability of the NetPA U 8001 SUB. This ENERGY STAR qualified subwoofer amplifier delivers 800 watts in a plenum-rated enclosure that mounts directly to the SF 10C SUB in‑ceiling subwoofer. Dante Domain Manager and AES67 support ensure wide compatibility with enterprise configurations and other network audio devices. With its integrated DSP for […]

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Extron Intros New One-Gang Decorator-Style Transmitter

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Extron introduced new DTP2 T 201 D Monday. It’s a one-gang decorator-style transmitter for sending HDMI signals up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded CatX cable to an Extron DTP-enabled product. It supports video resolutions up to 4K@60Hz (4:4:4) color sampling and complies with HDCP 2.3. The one-gang wall-mountable form factor of the […]

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Extron Just Became the First Full-Bandwidth, Uncompressed 8K Switcher Company

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Extron just announced (and says it is ready to ship) the XTP II CP HD 8K I/O Boards — yes, 8K resolution (up to 7680×4320). The XTP II CP HD 8K I/O Boards accept HDMI 2.1 data rates up to 40.1 gigabits per second, enabling support of uncompressed 8K video with HDR. These HDCP 2.3-compliant […]

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Extron Ships Its Most Powerful NetPA Ultra Amplifier With 2×200 Watts, Dante and DSP

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Extron is now shipping its most powerful and flexible NetPA Ultra amplifier, the new NetPA U 2002 SB with bridgeable outputs that can deliver two 200-watt channels into low impedance systems or one 400-watt channel into low or high impedance systems. It is an ENERGY STAR qualified, Dante-enabled audio power amplifier in a half rack, […]

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Extron Introduces Two NAV Encoders With Decorator-Style Wall Plate Design

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Extron has introduced two new NAV encoders in a decorator-style wall plate design. These models support streaming visually lossless 4K video with ultra-low latency. With support for 1-gigabit-per-second Ethernet networks and optional Ethernet expansion ports, the NAV wall plate encoder series uses the Extron-patented PURE3 codec to deliver groundbreaking performance with real-time, visually lossless video […]

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Extron Releases New Four-Input Switcher With Integrated DTP2 Transmitter

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Extron just announced it’s shipping the DTP2 T 204, a four-input switcher with integrated DTP2 transmitter for sending HDMI and control up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded Catx cable to an Extron DTP-enabled product. It supports computer and video resolutions up to 4K@60Hz at 4:4:4 color sampling. This HDCP 2.3-compliant switcher includes […]

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United Launch Alliance Utilizes Extron Matrix Switcher, Video Processor for Video Walls

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United Launch Alliance (ULA) is a launch service provider, with more than a century of combined aeronautics heritage and the successful launch of more than 135 missions to orbit. Recently, a transition to high-definition cameras across the launch site facilities required an upgrade to the installation at their Denver Operations Support Center — DOSC. Xcite […]

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Extron Intros New ENERGY STAR Qualified Subwoofer Amplifier

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Extron just introduced the NetPA U 8001 SUB, an ENERGY STAR qualified subwoofer amplifier that outputs 800 watts in a plenum rated enclosure that mounts directly to the Extron SF 10C SUB in‑ceiling subwoofer. Dante Domain Manager and AES67 support ensure wide compatibility with enterprise configurations and other network audio devices. With its integrated DSP […]

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Extron Now Shipping Two-Input Twisted Pair Transmitter

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Extron is shipping its DTP2 T 212, a two-input twisted pair transmitter for sending HDMI, audio and control to a DTP-enabled product. It provides two HDMI inputs, one DTP2 output, and one HDMI output to support a local monitor. The HDCP 2.3-compliant transmitter accommodates data rates up to 18 Gbps and supports video resolutions up […]

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Extron Launches New Interface to Convert USB-C Signals to HDMI

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Extron just launched the USB‑C HD 101 interface that converts USB‑C signals to HDMI, providing an easy way to integrate USB‑C sources into an existing AV system. The interface provides up to 60 watts of power to charge a connected USB‑C source device and it supports USB‑C Alt Mode video resolutions up to 4K@60Hz for […]

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Extron’s New High-Performance 4K@60Hz Audio Embedder Now Available

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Extron has announced availability of the HAI 100 4K Plus, a high performance 4K@60Hz audio embedder. The HAI 100 4K Plus embeds either two-channel analog audio, or S/PDIF digital audio in two-channel or multichannel formats onto the HDMI output signal. It includes an HDMI input, analog stereo audio and S/PDIF audio inputs that support two-channel […]

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Extron’s New NetPA U 2002 SB Amplifier Is ENERGY STAR Qualified

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The new Extron NetPA U 2002 SB is an amplifier with bridgeable outputs that can deliver two 200 watt channels into low impedance systems or one 400 watt channel into low or high impedance systems. It is an ENERGY STAR qualified, Dante-enabled audio power amplifier in a half rack, convection cooled, plenum rated enclosure that […]

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Extron Introduces SSP 200 Surround Sound Processor

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Extron introduced the the SSP 200 high-performance Surround Sound Processor designed for pro AV applications in corporate and commercial environments. The new processor automatically decodes Dolby and DTS formats from HDMI sources to discreet audio outputs. Providing up to ten built-in outputs, plus additional outputs via an EXP port, the SSP 200 provides the flexibility […]

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