PESA Intros Cheetah 16×16 4K Switcher


PESA has announced a new switcher called the Cheetah 4K, available in multiple configurations up to 16×16. Built on PESA’s Cheetah digital video routing platform and using the company’s easyPORT converter module technology, each I/O card includes four SC-style fiber CWDM connections carrying up to 12 Gbps (4xSDI) for each port. An outboard easyPORT module […]

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Extron Ships the Top-of-the-Line Presentation Matrix Switcher


Extron is now fully and completely in the digital media switching market with the availability of its DTP CrossPoint 84. This compact presentation matrix switcher is a complete AV system in one box, including a 4K matrix switcher, two built-in independent scalers, integrated DTP and XTP signal extension, a mono or stereo amplifier, audio DSP […]

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Liberty AV Adds 4K Compatible HDMI Matrix Switch


Liberty AV Solutions is now shipping the DigitaLinx four-input, four-output HDMI matrix, DL-HDM44. The new DL-HDM44 features four HDMI inputs and four HDMI outputs, which supports Deep Color, full 3D and 4K video, and up to 7.1 multichannel audio to be routed to any output. The DL-HDM44 can be controlled via front panel buttons, front […]

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Extron Takes On Crestron DMPS and Enova with New DTP CrossPoint 84


Extron hasn’t had a complete answer to either Crestron’s DMPS-300 Series or AMX’s Enova line — until today! Extron hasn’t officially announced it, but I found the DTP CrossPoint 84 Series on the company’s website and immediately called Casey Hall, Extron’s vice president of sales and marketing. Although the official announcement isn’t until Thursday, it’s real. […]

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Clear-Com Debuts Eclipse HX-Delta Digital Matrix Intercom System at ISE


Clear-Com is launching the new Eclipse HX-Delta Digital Matrix System at ISE 2014. The Eclipse HX-Delta digital matrix system is integrated with up to 256 internal ports, has two CPU cards and houses four interface cards and three interface modules — all in a 3U enclosure. Clear-Com designed the matrix to work over dedicated Cat5, […]

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Intelix Intros New FLX Series Matrix Switcher With HDBaseT


Liberty AV Solutions’ Intelix group has launched a four-input, four-output HDMI/HDBaseT matrix switcher dubbed the FLX-44. The FLX-44 features four HDMI inputs and four HDBaseT outputs with mirrored HDMI ports on outputs 1 and 2. The FLX-44 includes HDBaseT transmission chips to reach 70 meters (230 feet) over a single Cat6 or greater cable, and […]

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SAVANT Ships SmartLink and SmartAudio


Savant Systems is now shipping the SmartLink matrix switch and the SmartAudio SSA-3220, both of which were shown at CEDIA Expo 2013. Savant’s SmartLink technology is available in three versions, each with eight HDMI video/audio inputs and eight S/PDIF audio-only outputs. Integrators can select between four, six or eight HDBaseT 5Play or HDMI video and […]

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Analog Way Debuts Pulse2


Analog Way’s Pulse2 is a mixer and matrix switcher that’s based on its Midra platform. Pulse2 adds several improvements over the original Pulse, including a size increase — it’s now housed in a 2RU enclosure — with better air circulation and cooling. It now has eight seamless inputs and 14 input plugs: 4x universal analog, […]

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rAVe Scoop: Crestron to Debut 4K HDBaseT Modules for DigitalMedia at CEDIA


Crestron will debut at CEDIA Expo a new family of HDMI over HDBaseT extenders, which transmit and receive 4K content using standard CAT5e/UTP cables. Crestron says it’s upgraded its DigitalMedia matrix switchers to handle 4K resolutions (4096×2160). The HD-EXT3-C and HD-EXT4-C are specified to support 4K content and can transmit HDMI long distances (up to […]

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Aurora Intros Second Generation DXM Matrix Switchers with HDBaseT


Aurora’s second generation Digital Xtreme Matrix (DXM) switchers with HDBaseT CAT I/O cards offering 1080p 60Hz transmission over single CAT cable up to 600 feet. Three card cage sizes for up to 32 discrete channels of Input and output. Aurora claims it has auto EDID learning and management. The DXM-G2 also offers flexible RS232 signal […]

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Extron Debuts 320 x 320 Fiber Optic Matrix Switcher


Extron has launched the FOX 4GMatrix 320x. This high performance, modular fiber optic matrix switcher provides what Extron calls complete, end-to-end digital A/V signal transmission and routing over fiber optic cable in very large environments such as university and corporate campuses. It is expandable from 16×16 up to 320×320, and supports digital switching at rates […]

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