Kramer Shows New HDMI Matrix Switchers


Kramer Electronics has launched a family of HDMI matrix switchers in the form of the  VS-88H, VS-66H, VS-84H and VS-48H; 8×8, 6×6, 8×4 and 4×8 switchers, respectively. Kramer says the switchers support up to 2.25 Gbps bandwidth per channel and offer HDMI (HDCP) 1.4 with 3D, Deep Color, x.v.Color and Lip Sync support. Each matrix […]

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Kramer Launches New Scaler


Kramer has just announced a new scaler, the VP-417, that’s a simple, old-fashioned scaler that takes composite video or S-Video signals and converts them to HDTV, VGA or DVI-D signals at 1080p. The VP-417 has selectable aspect ratio settings for both 4:3 and 16:9 formats, a built-in ProcAmp for video gain, brightness, contrast, color, hue […]

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Kramer Intros Compact Line Transmitter/Receiver Set for DVI Signals


Kramer Electronics has announced the introduction of the PT-571HDCP and PT-572HDCP twisted pair transmitter and receiver for DVI signals.  The PT-571HDCP and PT-572HDCP can transmit DVI signals directly over a twisted pair cable (shielded twisted pair cables are recommended).  The PT-571HDCP and PT-572HDCP offer a compact and inexpensive solution for DVI signal transmission over long […]

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Kramer Launches EDID Emulator


As part of the Kramer TOOLS line, the new VA-1VGAN captures and emulates the EDID data of a display.  EDID (Extended Display Identification Data) is a data-structure consisting of 128 pieces of information that a display provides to the graphics card of a connected computer source. The EDID describes the display’s capabilities so that the […]

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Kramer Shows New 9-Input Scaler at InfoComm


Dubbed the ProScale, there are two models in this new line-up from Kramer, the VP-728 and VP-729.  Integrated with HQV image processing, the switcher/scalers are both HDCP-compliant, have picture-in-picture and split screen capabilities, 4 universal inputs, 2 PC inputs, 2 HDMI inputs and 1 USB port (for JPG data).  Everything’s scaled to the output resolution […]

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Kramer Electronics Shows EDID Emulator

Part of the Kramer TOOLS line of compact solution products, the VA-1VGA will capture and emulate the EDID data of a display.  EDID (Extended Display Identification Data) is a data-structure consisting of 128 pieces of information that a display provides to the graphics card of a connected computer source to describe its capabilities so that […]

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Kramer Introduces HDMI Products

Kramer introduced an HDMI repeater, HDMI flat cables, and HDMI wall plates. The PT-101HDMI repeater supports HDMI version 1.3a video, and extends the HDMI transmission range to 50 feet for 1080p. The repeater supports a maximum data rate of 2.25 Gbps. Several repeaters can be used in a single installation to increase the signal distance […]

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New Twisted Pair Products From Kramer

Kramer introduced the TP-50 twisted pair receiver and distribution amplifier for computer graphics video and unbalanced stereo audio or S/PDIF audio signals. The TP-50 is designed specifically for presentation and multimedia applications needing long-range distribution. This product is both a receiver and a distribution amplifier, and converts the twisted pair signal back into two computer […]

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New Kramer Twisted Pair Distribution Amplifier Transmits One Video Signal Over 10 Outputs

Kramer introduced the TP-210 distribution amplifier for computer graphics video signals over twisted pair outputs. The TP-210 will accept computer graphics video signals with resolutions ranging from VGA through UXGA and higher. It takes one input and provides 10 identical RJ-45 twisted pair outputs, as well as 2 computer graphics video outputs on 15-pin HD […]

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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 HDMI Distribution Amps for Large Networks

The new HDMI distribution amplifiers for Kramer include the VM-28HDMI 2 input 1:8 HDMI distribution amplifier and the VM-216HDMI 2 input 1:16 HDMI distribution amplifier for use in large networks. The VM-28HDMI and VM-216HDMI were originally designed directly for a customer requirement.  Kramer was approached with the need to distribute high quality HDMI signals in […]

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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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Sierra Video Introduces Ultra-Wideband Video Routing Switchers

Kramer subsidiary Sierra Video introduced the Viper, ultra -wideband video routing switchers.  These RGBHV routing switchers have 500MHz bandwidth and feature hot-swappable video boards, control processors, and power supplies.  Viper routing switchers are designed to be modular, explains the company, to allow for increased performance and reliability in critical video applications. The Viper ultra-wideband routing […]

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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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