PureLink Partners with Savant on 4K Video


PureLink and Savant have teamed up to offer residential customers professional 4K video matrix switchers (all chrome sampling rates of 4:2:0). Both the PureLink UX-8800 and UX-4400 (8×8 and 4×4) 4K HDMI switchers support HDCP 2.2 and HDMI 2.0b. A SmartHost Premium license is included with each switch. Also coming soon is PureLink’s HCE II […]

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KanexPro Launches Module-Based 4K Matrix Switcher


KanexPro announced the Flexible Modular Matrix (FLEX-MMX) switchers designed with 12, 16 and 32 adaptable PCI slots for VGA, DVI, HDMI and HDBaseT input or output cards — and they are spec’d to go up to 4K (@30Hz). With Power over Cable (PoC) supported by HDBaseT input and outputs cards, the FLEX-MMX can be controlled […]

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Kramer Launches VS-62HA, 6×2 4K Matrix Switcher


The Kramer VS-62HA is a 4K@60 UHD (4:2:0) matrix switcher for HDMI (3D, Deep Color, x.v.Color, Lip Sync, ARC, HEAC pass-through, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS-HD and 7.1 multi-channel audio) and analog audio signals that includes auto-switching and control. The VS-62HA reclocks and equalizes the signals and can route any input to either or […]

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Comprehensive Unveils the New 4K HDMI 4×4 Matrix Switcher and Extender


Comprehensive Connectivity just introduced the Pro AV/IT HDBaseT 4K@60 (YUV420) 4×4 Matrix Switcher/Extender with Receivers. Comprehensive’s CSW-HDBT44K330 Pro AV/IT HDBaseT 4K@60 (YUV420 — or, translation is 4:2:0 @ 60Hz and 4:2:2 at 30Hz) 4×4 Matrix Switcher/Extender (CSW-HDBT44K330) not only offers options to switch up to four HDMI Input and Output sources, but extends the uncompressed […]

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Extron Ships XTP II CrossPoint Matrix Switchers with 50 Gbps Backplane and XTP 3G-SDI Input Board


Extron is shipping its new XTP II CrossPoint 3200 and XTP II CrossPoint 1600 matrix switchers along with the XTP CP 4i 3G‑SDI input board. XTP II CrossPoint matrix switchers have the industry’s first 50 Gbps switching backplanes. The modular design can be configured in sizes up to 16×16 or 32×32 with signal routing capabilities […]

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Kramer Intros VP-558 11×4 Presentation Scaler/Matrix Switcher


Kramer’s new VP-558 is an 11×4 ProScale presentation scaler/matrix switcher that can output four independent scaled images with embedded audio via both HDMI and HDBaseT. The VP-558 features six HDMI and four HDBaseT inputs along with an analog VGA input. The unit includes a 4×1 USB switcher, independent stereo audio outputs and a line output. VP-558 also has a […]

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Extron Ships 4K HDMI Matrix Switchers with Audio De-Embedding


Extron is shipping its DXP 1616 HD 4K and DXP 168 HD 4K, the first two models in a new series of high performance HDMI matrix switchers for resolutions up to 4K (capable of 4096×2160 @30Hz at 4:4:4 and 4096×2160 @60Hz at 4:2:0). They are HDCP compliant, and support data rates to 10.2 Gbps, Deep Color […]

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ATEN Introduces 4×4 and 9×9 HDMI Matrix Switch with HDBaseT-Lite


ATEN today announced the release of its first HDMI HDBaseT-Lite Matrix Switches, the VM3404H and VM3909H. Both claim to send uncompressed video, audio, power and control via HDBaseT through a single LAN cable up to 70 meters. The versatile switches support video wall, Seamless Switch and Power over HDBaseT (POH) functions when used in combination with […]

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Atlona Ships New 4K 16×16 and 4×4 HDMI To HDBaseT Matrix Switchers With HDCP 2.2


Atlona said it’s now shipping its new 16×16 and 4×4 4K HDMI to HDBaseT matrix switchers unveiled to residential-market integrators and installers last month at the CEDIA Expo. The AT-UHD‐PRO3‐1616M is a 4K/UHD@60Hz 16×16 HDMI to HDBaseT matrix switcher with Power-over-Ethernet and analog audio breakout. It provides eight extended-distance, 328 foot (100 meter) outputs and eight long-distance, 230-foot (70-meter) HDBaseT outputs. It also provides bi-directional extension of both RS-232 and IR control. Four HDMI outputs are provided as mirrored outputs designed for routing HDMI-based audio to an […]

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Extron Adds Three New Models to DTP CrossPoint 4K Scaling Matrix Switcher Series


Extron introduced this month three new models to the DTP CrossPoint 4K Series  —  the DTP CrossPoint 86 4K, DTP CrossPoint 84 4K and DTP CrossPoint 82 4K featuring 8×6, 8×4, and 8×2 matrix configurations, respectively. Extron says the DTP CrossPoint 4K Series are designed, technologically, so that they can be used to design and […]

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Transformative Engineering’s Intros HDBase-T Matrix


Transformative Engineering has introduced the HDM-4×2, a four-source, two-display HDMI matrix switch with a local HDMI output and remote HDBaseT output that they claim is capable of switching 4K signals (buyer beware, as there are no 4K compatibility specs for color bit depth). The local output is Audio Return Channel (ARC) enabled, and the remote […]

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Extron Ships Bigger (and Better) 4K Seamless Scaling Presentation Matrix


Extron just started shipping its new DTP CrossPoint 108 4K scaling presentation matrix switcher. The DTP CrossPoint 108 4K is a 10×8 matrix switcher with 4K inputs and outputs, four built-in 4K scalers powered by Extron Vector 4K scaling technology, seamless switching and logo insertion, integrated DTP and XTP signal extension, comprehensive audio DSP and AEC capabilities, a mono or […]

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Atlona Ships Three New Switchers


Atlona announced that three of the products introduced at InfoComm, the AT-UHD-CLSO-824 matrix switcher, AT-HDVS-150-TX switcher, and AT-HDVS-150-TX-WP wall plate switcher, are now shipping. Atlona’s AT-UHD-CLSO-824 is an eight-input, two-output 4K matrix switcher with mirrored HDMI and HDBaseT outputs aimed at commercial and education applications. It also features two microphone inputs with 48V phantom power, […]

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New Version 2.0 of Roland XS Series Multi-Format Matrix Switchers Introduced


Roland has announced a version 2.0 update for its XS Series Multi-Format Matrix Switchers. The XS Series rack mount switchers offer features benefiting both live production and fixed installations, enabling processing and switching of digital or analog video sources to multiple outputs simultaneously. New 2.0 features include uninterrupted output mode switching, cross dissolve switching, PGM/PST […]

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Atlona Debuts Eight-Input, Two-Output 4K Matrix


Atlona wants its new AT-UHD-CLSO-824 to be used as the centerpiece of complex AV systems. The AT-UHD-CLSO-824 is an eight-input, two output, 4K/UHD@60 Hz with 4:2:0 color switcher with mirrored HDMI and HDBaseT outputs. It’s the latest addition in the company’s CLSO series of multi-format matrix switchers designed for commercial and education use, the CLSO-824 […]

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Control4 Launches 4K Line


Control4 Corporation has introduced a line of 4K Ultra HD matrix switchers (designed by leaf) that they are specifying as fully HDCP 2.2 compliant. Available for order today, the new line of Control4 4K UHD Matrix Switches claims to provide the ability to distribute 4K content, including copy-protected content, to every room in the Control4 […]

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The World’s First 50 Gbps Digital Backplane Comes from Extron’s New XTP II Switchers


Extron’s new XTP II CrossPoint matrix switchers claim the world’s first 50 Gbps digital switching backplane (think: uncompressed 4K).Extron says the XTP II enables the deployment of an AV system infrastructure with a switching bandwidth that exceeds the data rate required to distribute 4K/60 video with 4:4:4 chroma sampling at 16 bits per color. These […]

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Gefen Intros Hand-sized 8×8 4K Matrix


The Gefen ToolBox 4K Ultra HD 8×8 Matrix (GTB-HD4k2k-848-BLK) is a small (about the size of the average hand) surface-mountable alternative to rack-mounted matrix switchers. This HDCP-compliant matrix routes eight 4K Ultra HD sources (on HDMI connectors) to any eight displays with HDMI inputs. Gefen says that resolutions up to 4K DCI (4096×2160@24Hz), 4K Ultra […]

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Extron Ships New DTP CrossPoint 84 Presentation Matrix Switcher Model


Extron’s new DTP CrossPoint 84, a new model without an integrated control processor or amplifier, is now shipping. The compact 2U DTP CrossPoint 84 includes an integrated 8×4 matrix switcher with 4K inputs and outputs, two built-in independent scalers, integrated DTP and XTP transmitters and receivers and a comprehensive audio DSP. The DTP CrossPoint 84 […]

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Kramer Releases New Matrix Switcher/Multi-Scaler at ISE 2015


At ISE, Kramer Electronics will launch a new seamless VSM-4x4HFS matrix switcher/scaler designed for use in video wall applications where multi-window video is required. Kramer says the VSM-4x4HFS is designed for presentation environments as well as video wall (2×2), dual display (PIP/P&P) and quad display modes. Video wall mode comes with Bezel correction options and […]

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Extron Adds DTP CrossPoint 84 Presentation Matrix Switcher Model


Extron’s all-new DTP CrossPoint 84 is a new 8 x 4 switcher with an integrated control processor or amplifier, adding another model to the company’s family of DTP CrossPoint matrix switchers. The 2U (rack-unit) DTP CrossPoint 84 is basically a system hub as it’s an 8×4 matrix switcher with 4K inputs and outputs, includes two […]

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Aurora Multimedia Intros New 4K HDMI Matrix Switcher


The new Aspyre Series ASP-88-4K is an 8×8 HDMI matrix switcher that Aurora says is 4K compatible. Capable of multi-channel digital audio (up to 7.1 channel) from any of the eight HDMI inputs to the any of the eight HDMI outputs, the ASP has web-based control, front panel button control as well as RS232. Other […]

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ELAN Debuts UltraMatrix Line of Switchers


The ELAN UltraMatrix includes three lines of matrix switchers that switch analog, digital, HDMI and HDBaseT audio return inputs, along with analog, digital and HDMI outputs. Using integrated audio routing, installers can route audio from analog, optical SPDIF, coaxial SPDIF and HDMI inputs to analog, coaxial SPDIF or HDMI/HDBaseT outputs. The series flagship gMV1616 combines […]

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FSR Launches New Matrix Switcher


FSR’s newest matrix switcher is the DV-HMSW4K-88, an 8×8 switcher for routing HD sources to any eight HDTV displays. Capable of routing up to 4K resolution content, the DV-HMSW4K-88 also manages multichannel digital audio formats such as PCM, Dolby True HD and DTS-HD Master Audio and control is accomplished via front-panel push buttons, IR remote […]

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Kramer Intros VS-62H Ultra HD Matrix Switcher


Kramer’s new VS-62H is a 6×2 HDMI matrix switcher that is 4K capable at 2.97Gbps per channel. The VS-62H is in a small desktop form-factor and includes embedded webpage control, RS232, IP and front panel controls. The system features three levels of automation per output (Last Connection, Priority and Manual Override) that could even allow […]

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