New Key Digital HDMI Switchers Are Aimed at Consumer SoundBar Applications

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Key Digital just introduced the KD-S2x1X and KD-S4x1X 4K/18G HDMI switchers – including push button and optical IR switching, status-monitoring LEDs, support for HDR10, HDCP 2.2 and 4K. These switchers claim UHD/4K support of 4096×2160 or 3840×2160 24/25/30/60hz at 4:4:4 (signals up to 18Gbps bandwidth). Designed for AV installations in presentation, theater and gaming spaces, […]

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KanexPro Launches USB-C and HDMI Switcher

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KanexPro has announced a 2×1 USB-C and HDMI Switcher with USB 3.0 ports dubbed the SW-2X1USBC. In addition to HDMI and USB-C switching, the SW-2X1USBC de-embeds to a balanced analog audio output for applications like ceiling speakers. The SW-2X1USBC is spec’d to switch resolutions up to 4Kx2K@60Hz, 4:4:4, 8-bit and 1080p/60 and supports device extension […]

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Extron Debuts Larger 4K/60 HDMI Switchers with Ethernet Monitoring and Control

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Extron has introduced two new high-performance HDMI switchers that support data rates up to 18 Gbps and signals up to 4K/60 with 4:4:4 color sampling. The six-input SW6 HD 4K PLUS and the eight-input SW8 HD 4K PLUS are HDCP 2.2 compliant and support HDR, 12‑bit Deep Color, 3D and HD lossless audio formats. The […]

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Transformative Engineering Debuts New HDMI Switcher

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Transformative Engineering just debuted an interesting HDMI switcher in the form of the HDS-42AVR. Claiming it can switch 4K sources to two outputs (one output is UHD4K featuring 60Hz refresh rate, 4:4:4 color, 18.2 Gbps bandwidth and supports all current audio formats such as Dolby True HD and DTS Master and the second HDMI output is designed to present full audio […]

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Key Digital Introduces New 4K HDMI Switchers

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Key Digital just launched the KD-2x1CSK (a 2×1 switcher) and the KD-4x1CSK (a 4×1 switcher) — both are capable of switching 4K HDMI signals with HDCP 2.2. Both of these HDMI switchers supports all SD, HD, VESA and 4K video standards including 4096×2160, 1080p60, 1920×1200 and 3D and both have front panel push buttons or optical IR switching. With EDID control and a […]

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Roland Debuts Its V-1HD Switcher/Mixer Combo

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Roland today announced the introduction of its V-1HD Video Switcher — a four input HDMI switcher integrated with a 12-channel audio mixer for mixing stereo audio from HDMI and external stereo audio sources and its dedicated microphone input. The V-1HD includes two HDMI program and preview outputs and a stereo audio output. The V-1HD allows for picture-in-picture […]

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Altinex Expands ShareTime Line

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Altinex has expanded the ShareTime collaboration product line with the ShareTime HDMI Cable (CB300-101), the ShareTime 4×1 HDMI switcher (UT260-041) and the ShareTime Collaboration Package (UT100-041). The Altinex ShareTime HDMI Cable is marketed as a display controller that enables display control using a ShareTime controller and cable in a single assembly. Multiple ShareTime HDMI cables […]

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Kramer Debuts VS-211HA HDMI Auto-Switcher

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Kramer has announced the VS-211HA, a two-input HDMI auto switcher that can be set to select between autoswitching (last-connected or priority) and manual switching modes (manual and manual override). VS-211HA detects actual HDMI signals (instead of just 5V presence) allowing auto switching only to sources actually in use. HDMI 5V output turns off when no […]

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ATEN Intros 8×8 HDMI Matrix Switcher

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ATEN last month announced the VM5808H 8×8 HDMI Matrix Switch, which connects up to eight HDMI sources to a maximum of eight HDMI displays. The company says that the switcher provides “nearly undetectable switching delay” between selected inputs and outputs, and also allows any input to be redirected to any or all outputs extending video […]

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