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ProAVNews: Extron Now Shipping! Problem-solving HDMI scalers for Challenging 4K/60 Applications

Extron is excited to announce the immediate availability of the DSC 401 and DSC 401 A, high-performance scalers capable of processing HDMI signals up to 4K/60 with full 4:4:4 color sampling. They support data rates up to 18 Gbps and incorporate the Extron-exclusive Vector™ 4K scaling engine. Both scalers support 4K/60 signals on a single HDMI connection. Some of the many shared integrator-friendly features include on-screen menus, internal test patterns, and status LEDs. The DSC 401 scalers are ideal for any environment where high-quality 4K scaling of HDMI signals is required. Key Features4K/60 HDMI to HDMI scalingAdvanced Extron Vector™ 4K scaling engine HDCP 2.3 compliant Accepts HDMI video from 480i up to 4096x2160 @ 4:4:4 Selectable output rates from 640x480 up to 4096x2160 @ 4:4:4 Se...
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ProAVNews: Extron - Upgraded SoundField Ceiling Tile Speaker with Improved Performance & Easier Installation

Now available, the new Extron SoundField® SF 228T Plus, is a two-way ceiling tile speaker for low impedance and 70 volt/100 volt systems with a new coaxial driver that delivers high power handling with a smooth frequency response and exceptional clarity. This innovative design features a low profile, 2' x 2' (610 mm x 610 mm) by 5.3" (135 mm) deep enclosure that is UL 2043 plenum rated, utilizes toolless connections, and drops directly into standard US style suspended ceilings. This speaker is sold in pairs and is designed for fast and easy installation into sound systems requiring high performance audio playback. Key Features2' x 2' (610 mm x 610 mm), 18.9 lb (8.6 kg) drop-in ceiling tile speaker designed for US-style suspended ceilingsNEW - High performance coaxial driver with 8" (203 mm...
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ProAVNews: Extron Compact Control Processor Delivers Performance, Security, and Enhanced Features

Extron's new IPCP Pro S1 xi is a high-performance control processor designed for centralized AV control in small to medium-size applications. This compact control processor has enhanced performance with greater processing power and twice the memory of our IP Link Pro series. It also features advanced security standards and Gigabit Ethernet, which ensures compatibility with multiple TouchLink Pro touchpanels, Network Button Panels, and IPL EXP expansion interfaces using a standard network infrastructure. The IPCP Pro S1 xi is an ideal choice for AV applications that require a powerful yet compact control processor. Key FeaturesSupports TouchLink Pro touchpanels, Network Button Panels, and IPL EXP expansion interfacesSupports secure industry standard communications protocolsManage, monitor, ...
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ProAVNews: Extron Now Shipping! Our Most Powerful AV Control Processors are Available Today!

Extron is pleased to announce the immediate availability of our new IPCP Pro xi Series high performance control processors. Designed to keep pace with the increasing size and complexity of today's AV control systems, IPCP Pro xi control processors deliver ultra fast, dependable, and secure performance. With up to four times more memory and significantly-enhanced processing power for increased deployment speeds and improved runtime functionality, this new series is designed to excel in even the most demanding AV applications. In addition to increases in performance, these new processors feature advanced security standards and Gigabit Ethernet, which ensures compatibility with multiple TouchLink Pro touchpanels and Network Button Panels using a standard network infrastructure. These IPCP Pro...
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ProAVNews: Extron Now Shipping! Ultra-Wide Touchscreen Puts Everything Within Reach

Extron is excited to announce that our ultra-wide touchpanel, the TLP Pro 1230WTG is now shipping. Featuring a vibrant 12" 1920x720 resolution touchscreen, the ultra-wide format enhances user experiences since it allows multiple tasks to be seen and managed at the same time. The TLP Pro 1230WTG provides ample screen space to simultaneously display full AV system controls, video preview and annotation controls. The TLP Pro 1230WTG features an HDMI video preview input that supports high resolution HDCP compliant video from an HDMI source. It also supports annotation when used in conjunction with any Extron Annotator. The sleek, low-profile design minimizes visual obstructions and improves collaboration engagement in a wide variety of applications. Key Features12" ultra-wide capacitive touchs...
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