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ProAVNews: Extron and Zoom Deliver New Ways to Add Superior Collaboration and Control to Any Space

Extron is pleased to announce the ZRTP Pro Series of Zoom-certified touchpanels and the Extron Control for Zoom Rooms App. The ZRTP Pro Series are Zoom Rooms touchpanels that can operate as either a Zoom Rooms controller or a Zoom Scheduling panel. As a Zoom Rooms controller, these touchpanels let users manage the Zoom Rooms meeting experience. You can expand touchpanel capabilities to include full featured AV system and room control by adding the new Extron Control for Zoom Rooms App and an Extron IPCP Pro xi control processor. This App works with any Zoom Rooms controller, including the ZRTP Pro Series touchpanels, to add powerful and fully customizable AV system and room control. Run the ZRTP Pro touchpanel in Zoom Rooms scheduling display mode and it becomes a dynamic room scheduling d...

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ProAVNews: Extron XTP Systems 8K Boards Now Include Dante Support

The Extron XTP II CrossPoint® Series modular matrix switchers feature a 50 Gbps backplane to deliver a future-proof AV infrastructure that supports convenient growth and upgrade without needing to replace equipment. The newest board to join the XTP Systems® family is the XTP II CP 4o HD AT 8K, an XTP® output board with four HDMI and four Dante® digital audio outputs. It is HDCP 2.3 compliant and supports HDMI 2.1 performance at video resolutions up to 8K/30 HDR video with 4:4:4 color sampling at data rates up to 40.1 Gbps. Dante output adds the capability to take any four stereo audio signals that are routed through the XTP® system and transport them as Dante audio over a network using standard Internet protocols. This XTP output board supports convenient integration as part of a complete ...

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ProAVNews: Extron New Product Three-Input DTP3 Transmitter with USB-C Charging

Meet the DTP3 T 203, a three-input twisted pair transmitter for sending USB-C®video, HDMI, and control up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded CAT6A cable. It includes proven technologies that extend video with optimal image quality. This DTP3 transmitter supports 4K/60 4:4:4 signals and is HDCP 2.3 compliant. To maximize image quality and eliminate latency, all supported video resolutions are transported without compression. Capabilities such as 60 W of USB-C charging, dual buffered HDMI and DTP® outputs, and flexible control options facilitate integration in professional environments. Integrator-friendly features include EDID Minder®, auto-switching between inputs, and bidirectional RS-232 pass-through for control of remote AV devices. As with other DTP3 transmitters, the DTP3 T 203 ...

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ProAVNews: Extron's New Network Button Panels Offer Convenient Volume Control

Extron is pleased to introduce the NBP VC1 D and NBP VC2 D Network Button Panels. These fully customizable AV system control interfaces are designed for volume control when used with Extron control systems and HC 400 Series products. They connect to your control processors via standard Ethernet and bring convenient, easy-to-use volume control within reach. Key FeaturesFully customizable Network Button Panel interfaces with volume controlVolume adjustment: NBP VC1 D is equipped with a rotary volume control knob that provides smooth, precise volume levels and a dual color, illuminated soft touch button for muting.NBP VC2 D offers system and microphone volume control via six customizable, soft-touch buttons that are backlit for easy operation in low-light environments. Compatible with all Ext...

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ProAVNews: Extron The Industry's First Adjustable Width Sound Bar Goes Big - Up to 100" Wide

Extron is pleased to introduce two new sizes to the popular SB33 A Adjustable Width Sound Bar. These new sizes accommodate displays from 82" to 100" in width. The SB 33 A is a flexible solution for enhancing the audio experience in collaboration spaces. It can be customized onsite to precisely match the width of the display, offering high performance audio reinforcement that looks great in any space. Designed for the commercial market, the SB 33 A accommodates most USB webcams. Options are available to mount a PTZ camera or have no camera at all. Key FeaturesProvides enhanced audio quality for collaboration spacesNEW: Adjustable width to perfectly match any display from 46" to 100"Configurable for an internal webcam, a shelf-mounted PTZ camera, or no camera3" (76 mm) full-range drivers wit...

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