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ProAVNews: Extron Now Shipping! Compact 4K/60 EDID Emulation for HDMI Sources

The Extron EDID 101H 4K PLUS EDID emulator is now available. Supporting HDMI sources with resolutions up to 4K/60 and data rates up to 18 Gbps, the EDID 101H 4K PLUS features EDID Minder®, an Extron-exclusive technology that provides automatic and continuous EDID management. The technology ensures that the connected source reliably provides the optimal resolution and frame rate upon power up. Pre-stored EDID information is communicated to the source based on user-selected resolution and refresh rate. Alternatively, the emulator can transmit EDID that has been captured and stored from a connected display. A compact 1" high, quarter-rack width form factor provides convenient, discreet installation. Key FeaturesSupports computer and video resolutions up to 4K/60 @ 4:4:4EDID Minder automatical...
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ProAVNews: Extron Now Shipping! 4K/60 HDMI Switcher with Integrated DTP2 Transmitter and Local Output

Extron is now shipping the DTP2 T 212, a two-input twisted pair transmitter for sending HDMI, audio, and control to DTP®-enabled products. It provides two HDMI inputs, one DTP2 output, and one HDMI output to support a local monitor. The HDCP 2.3-compliant transmitter accommodates data rates up to 18 Gbps and supports video resolutions up to 4K/60 at 4:4:4. The integrated DTP2 transmitter enables signal extension up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded CATx cable. Audio and bidirectional control are transmitted alongside the video signal, streamlining integration. These capabilities and the low-profile enclosure make the DTP2 T 212 ideal for professional enviroments requiring discreet local source switching and signal extension from lecterns, beneath tables, or wherever needed. Key Feat...
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ProAVNews: Extron Now Shipping! USB-C to HDMI Interface Designed for Reliable ProAV Installations

Extron is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the USB‑C HD 101 interface that converts USB‑C® signals to HDMI, providing an easy way to integrate USB‑C sources into an existing AV system. The interface provides up to 60 watts of power to charge a connected USB‑C source device and it supports USB‑C Alt Mode video resolutions up to 4K/60 for use by any AV device or system with an HDMI input. The internal Extron Everlast™ power supply uses USB Power Delivery to provide power and charging capabilities to a source laptop. For convenient mounting, the unit can be located within furniture or under a table using the included ZipClip 200 mounting accessory. The compact one-quarter rack width metal enclosure can also mount in an equipment rack with an optional rack mounting shelf. Key ...
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ProAVNews: Extron Our Most Powerful NetPA Ultra Amplifier Offering 2 x 200 Watts, Dante, and DSP

The Extron NetPA U 2002 SB is an ENERGY STAR qualified, Dante-enabled audio power amplifier with flexible outputs that can drive 8 ohm, 4 ohm, 70 volt, or 100 volt loads in a half rack, convection cooled, plenum rated enclosure that includes rack mount hardware. The bridgeable outputs can deliver two 200 watt channels into low impedance systems or one 400 watt channel into low or high impedance systems. Onboard audio DSP includes a 6x6 mix matrix, filters, and dynamics. Four mic/line inputs and two line outputs can be utilized as Dante endpoints or as additional inputs to the onboard DSP. System monitoring provides detailed amplifier status via the Dante connection. The NetPA U 2002 SB features Extron's patented highly efficient Class D amplifier design with CDRS – Class D Ripple Supressio...
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ProAVNews: Extron Now Shipping! Industry-Leading Fiber Systems for 4K Video, Audio, Control, and USB

Extron is pleased to announce the immediate availability of select models of our popular new FOX3 Series, the latest high-performance family of fiber optic extenders and matrix switchers for end-to-end distribution of 4K video, audio, control, USB, and 3D sync. This enterprise fiber platform supports HDMI 2.0 data rates up to 18 Gbps and is HDCP 2.3 compliant for the secure transmission of uncompressed 4K/60 4:4:4 video over two fibers or mathematically lossless video over one fiber. Every FOX3 extender supports HDMI 2.0 specifications including Deep Color up to 12-bit. Select models feature Extron-exclusive Vector™ 4K scaling technology to ensure the best-in-class image quality while integrated USB functionality enables seamless support of enterprise-wide KVM applications. Delivering exce...
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