Kramer Debuts TP-789R Receiver for 4K HDBaseT

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Kramer Electronics’ TP-789R is an HDBaseT receiver for 4K@60Hz (4:2:0) HDMI, RS232 and IR signals and two-way powering over twisted pair. The receiver extends video signals to up to 40 meters (130 feet) over Kramer copper cables at up to 4K@60Hz (4:2:0) 24bpp video resolution. The TP-789R receiver either provides power over the copper extension […]

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Sony Integrates Kramer Control Inside Bravia BZ35F Displays

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Kramer Electronics and Sony Electronics have announced the integration of the Kramer Control BRAINware system into Sony’s BZ35F series of BRAVIA 4KHDR displays. Kramer BRAINware is an software application that you to execute your room control actions straight from a KT-107 family touch panel, VIA Connect PLUS or KC-BRAINware-5/25/50 without installing a physical brain between […]

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Kramer’s New Audio Matrix Will Make U.S. Debut at InfoComm

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InfoComm 2019 will see Kramer Electronics debut its 20-port audio matrix with DSP and interchangeable inputs and outputs to the U.S. market. AFM‑20DSP has eight AEC channels, auto feedback suppression, Dante support, built-in Hi-Z and Lo-Z 120-watt power amplification and DSP functionality powered by Xilica Audio. The AFM-20DSP provides HDMI embedding and de-embedding at 4K@60 […]

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Kramer Intros the 612T, 612R 4K60 4:4:4 DP Transmitter/Receiver Over Multi-Mode Fiber Optic Cable

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Kramer Electronics’ 612T and 612R is a compact fiber optic transmitter and receiver set capable of extending uncompressed DisplayPort 1.2 signals over fiber optic cable. This set of extenders supports 4K@60 (4:4:4) resolution up to 656 feet (200 meters) on a dual LC multi-mode fiber cable. The new 612 transmitter and receiver also includes a […]

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Kramers New DAs Are 4K and HDBaseT Capable

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Kramer Electronics’ newest HDBaseT distribution amplifiers, VM-218DT and VM-218DTxr, offer one HDMI or HDBaseT input (selectable) to eight HDBaseT outputs. The VM-218DT sends a 4K@60Hz (4:2:0) signal up to 130 feet (40 meters) and the VM-218DTxr sends a 4K@60Hz (4:2:0) signal up to 330 feet (100 meters). Both HDBaseT distribution amplifiers are HDCP compliant and […]

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Kramer Shows Unique Video Wall Application as Part of its AV over IP Offering at InfoComm 2018

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Kramer Electronics Ltd. is showcasing an end-to-end video wall application at InfoComm 2018. This is an SDVoE-based AV-over-IP solution for 4K60 video wall installations can scale up to 256 screens and support an unlimited number of sources simultaneously. Kramer KDS encoders/decoders coupled with Kramer Network, the company’s enterprise management platform, represent the core of the […]

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Kramer Electronics Ltd. Appoints Clint Hoffman as CEO of its US Office

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Kramer Electronics just announced that Clint Hoffman, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Growth Officer, has been promoted to the role of Chief Executive Officer of Kramer Electronics USA. His new position takes effect immediately. Hoffman joined Kramer USA in 2001 as VP Marketing for Kramer USA, driving all branding, public relations, advertising, promotions and campaigns, […]

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Kramer Intros 4K Tx and Rx in DGKat 2.0

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Kramer Electronics launched DGKat 2.0 at ISE 2018. DGKat 2.0 is featured in the Kramer PT-871/872 transmitter and receiver pair and supports 4K HDR, HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2 signals and two-way powering over twisted pair. This compact extension solution delivers video signals up to 40 meters (130 feet) over Kramer CAT copper cables at up to 4K@60Hz (4:4:4) at […]

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Kramer Becomes a Contributing Member of the SDVoE Alliance

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced that Kramer Electronics has joined the alliance as a contributing member. The announcement comes as the alliance heads to ISE 2018 in celebration of its first anniversary. At the show, the alliance stand 3-B150 will focus on the advantages of converged AV and IT infrastructure, which can only be realized with 10G networking and SDVoE […]

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Kramer Brings Focus on AV/IT Convergence to ISE 2017

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Kramer Electronics will be presenting a unique and diverse array of cutting-edge software-based AV solutions designed for IT professionals at ISE 2017 in Amsterdam in Booth 1-F20. Kramer’s complete pro AV portfolio of products and solutions will be on display, featuring presentation, control, collaboration, connectivity and audio along with new and innovative products and technologies. […]

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Kramer Introduces Kramer Network — An AV Over IP System — at ISE 2016

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Kramer Electronics is introducing something called Kramer Network, an enterprise management platform for AV over IP solutions at ISE 2016. This new solution from Kramer enables the routing, management and control of standard AV and AV over IP systems and it’s being launched in the Kramer booth, F20 in Hall 1 at the ISE show […]

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Captured at #ISE2016 Part 1: The Pre-Show

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As I’ve written blogs before capturing Twitter and Facebook moments at InfoComm 2015, InfoComm Connections in NYC and other trade shows, I decided, while remaining in the U.S., to do a “4000 mile” social media view of Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) in Amsterdam – the AV industry’s largest trade show event which takes place over four […]

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InfoComm Connections – The Experience (Part 2)

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Here is InfoComm Connections – The Experience (Part 1) if you haven’t had a chance to read it yet. Education sessions and workshops continued on Day 2: Chuck Espinoza CTS-D, CTS-I, CQT, PMP, ISF-C, Staff Instructor, InfoComm International moderator for the Project Management for Live Events workshop discusses how to utilize construction/fixed installation project management techniques in a live event […]

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Kramer Adds the VP-425 ProScale Digital Scaler

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Kramer Electronics announced the VP-425 digital scaler for computer graphics video and component HDTV signals at InfoComm 2013. The Kramer VP-425 up- or down-scales the PC or component video input and embeds the stereo audio into the HDMI output. The VP-425 is HDTV compatible and features a non−HDCP encrypted HDMI or DVI output signal on […]

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Kramer Introduces the VP-425

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Clinton, New Jersey – June 11, 2013 – Kramer Electronics is pleased to introduce the high−performance VP−425 digital scaler for computer graphics video and component HDTV signals. The Kramer VP−425 up− or down−scales the PC or component video input and embeds the stereo audio into the HDMI output. The VP−425 is HDTV compatible and features […]

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Kramer and WAVE to Hold Free Webinars

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Kramer Electronics will sponsor monthly webinars in partnership with the Women in AV (WAVE) organization to educate, support and inspire women in the AV industry. Topics and experts will cover a range of interests for women, including career advancement, mentoring, personal presence, and cutting edge technical topics such as digital to analog conversion and AV/IT […]

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WAVEcast Episode 7: 2012 InfoComm Award Winners

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In this episode of the WAVEcast, we talk with two of the recently awarded 2012 InfoComm International Award winners. Women in AV winner Malissa Dillman of Kramer Electronics and Young AV Professional Christina Minihan of Visix Inc. share their thoughts about what it means to win their award, where we stand as women in AV, how we can help Hurricane Sandy victims and what […]

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Kramer Debuts VP-411DS

On Christmas Eve, Kramer Electronics announced the release of its VP-411DS computer graphics video automatic standby switcher with user-selectable input priority assignment.  The VP-411DS is aimed at presentation room, boardroom, training room or classroom applications with passive wall plate or desk-mounted inputs.  The Kramer VP-411DS is basically a 4×1 VGA switcher that puts itself in […]

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Computer Graphics Video, Component Video, Travel the Distance With Kramer TP-45/TP-46 Twisted Pair C

Kramer Electronics announced two new products in its twisted pair line of long distance audio/video products. The TP-45 transmitter and TP-46 receiver are compact products that allow routing of either computer graphics video or component video, along with either unbalanced analog stereo audio or S/PDIF digital audio signals over UTP CAT-5. This transmitter and receiver […]

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Kramer Introduces FC-5 Protocol Translator and Controller

Kramer Electronics introduced its FC-5 Protocol Translator and Controller. This is a protocol translator designed to make an RS-232-controlled machine (Kramer and non-Kramer products) compatible with other RS-232 based protocols. It is designed to make Kramer products easy to incorporate into broader systems employing components from various manufacturers. Because the FC-5 will work with any […]

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Kramer Announces RC-8IR 8×15 Universal Media/Room Controller

Kramer Electronics announced the RC-8IR Universal Media/Room Controller, the first model in a new Kramer RC series of media/room controllers for training rooms, classrooms, boardrooms and presentation environments.  An all-in-one remote control panel for A/V and A/V related equipment in presentation environments, it has Ethernet-based programming and communications. The RC-8IR is an 8×15 Universal Media/Room […]

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New VP-8x8A From Kramer Adds Audio Capabilities

Kramer Electronics announced the VP-8x8A computer graphics video matrix switcher, with both balanced and unbalanced stereo audio capability for each input.  The VP-8x8A is an updated version of the Kramer VP-8×8 with the stereo audio capability added. The Kramer VP-8x8A is a 350 MHz high bandwidth matrix switcher for computer graphics video signals with resolutions […]

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Kramer Introduces HDMI Distribution Amplifier and Four Isolation Transformers

Kramer Electronics introduced a new 1:2 distribution amplifier for HDMI signals that can store and recall EDID information. The VM-2HDMI is a compact and high quality 1 input, 2 output distribution amplifier for HDMI signals from tuners, set top boxes, DVD players and other HDMI equipped sources.  The unit supports up to 1.65Gbps bandwidth for […]

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New Kramer Power Tower Plus Provides Simple, Unobtrusive Tabletop Connections

This is pretty nice —simple installation providing lots of tabletop connections. Kramer Electronics introduced the Power Tower Plus, a connection management system designed for conference tables. This system is constructed of black anodized aluminum and rugged ABS plastic and does not employ any mechanical mechanisms. Once installed, a user presses the rocking cover, pulls up […]

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