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ProAVNews: Extron USB-C 8K/30 Video Optical Cables with USB Data and 60 W Power Delivery

Introducing the high-performance USBC Pro 8K Series, active, hybrid optical-copper USB-C® cables that transmit 8K/30 DisplayPort AV, USB 2.0 data, and power signals simultaneously over distances up to 30 feet (9.1 meters). They are ideal for USB-C-enabled devices that support video and audio over four DisplayPort lanes. To streamline integration, they support power delivery of up to 60 watts and can draw power from either connected USB device. The ultra-flexible, 0.26" (6.5 mm) thin diameter and narrow bend radius cable construction enable easy installation in tight spaces. The USBC Pro 8K Series is available in popular lengths from 12 feet up to 30 feet (3.6 meters up to 9.1 meters). Key FeaturesTransmits 8K/30 DisplayPort video and embedded audio signalsSupports a USB 2.0 data rate of 48...

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ProAVNews: Announcing Extron Audio DSPs, Amplifiers, and Speakers Certified for Microsoft Teams Rooms

Extron is pleased to announce that many of our audio processors, amplifiers, and speakers are now certified for Microsoft Teams Rooms. We've worked together with our partners, such as Sennheiser, to develop solutions that deliver an unmatched user experience regardless of room type. The products in our Microsoft Teams Rooms Certified Design Solutions have been designed and meticulously tested for best-in-class performance and ease of use. Products Certified for Microsoft Teams RoomsDMP 128 Plus Series Digital Audio Matrix ProcessorsDMP 64 Plus Series Digital Audio Matrix ProcessorsXPA U 1002 Power AmplifiersXPA U 1004 SB Power AmplifiersSF 26CT Series Ceiling SpeakersSF 3CT LP and SF 3C LP Ceiling SpeakersCertified for Microsoft Teams Rooms Solution CapabilitiesConnects the room with a Mic...

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ProAVNews: Extron Virtual Control is Here

Extron is pleased to introduce our new VCA 100 Virtual Control Appliance with integrated Virtual Control Processors - VCPs. This new virtual control system helps organizations easily deploy, scale, and manage their AV systems by providing the flexibility of hosting AV control resources in a central location, right alongside the resources your organization's IT team already manages. The VCA 100 with VCPs is designed for centralized AV control across the organization. It's everything you love about Extron control, scalable for the enterprise. AV/IT teams can host up to 50 IPCP Pro xi Series virtual control processors on a single VCA 100. As an organization scales their AV control system needs, new VCPs can be activated and configured or programmed to accommodate. While an entry level VC...

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ProAVNews: Extron Now Available! Use ShareLink Pro for Digital Signage

Sharelink Pro Extron is pleased to announce our new Digital Signage LinkLicense upgrade for ShareLink® Pro Systems is now available! This LinkLicense upgrade allows digital signage content to display on ShareLink Pro devices when users aren't connected or sharing content. Signage content can be displayed on the ShareLink Pro 1100 and ShareLink Pro 500 using web-based HTML content provided by third-party digital signage providers like Appspace or Seenspire. ShareLink Pro displays can now operate as both collaboration presentation systems as well as digital signage systems that provide customized information, news, or announcements. With our latest LinkLicense enhancement, you can bring vibrant, dynamic, digital signage to your ShareLink Pro installations. Key FeaturesDisplays digital signag...

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ProAVNews: Extron Now Shipping! Pure 4K/60 4:4:4 Transmission. Uncompressed. Zero Latency

Experience the DTP3 Series of digital twisted pair products that extend HDMI with optimal image quality. DTP3 products support 4K/60 4:4:4 HDMI signals and are HDCP 2.3 compliant. Video with embedded audio, control, and power can be sent up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded CAT6A cable. To maximize image quality and eliminate latency, all supported video resolutions are transported without compression. The DTP3 T 202 transmitter includes an HDMI loop-through for local monitor use, and the DTP3 R 201 receiver provides audio de-embedding for convenient installation in professional environments. DTP3 Series products are ideal for presentation venues, esports applications, and wherever needed to meet application requirements. Key FeaturesExtends HDMI with embedded audio plus control up ...

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