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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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ProAVNews: Extron Now Shipping! Mirror Windows 10 Devices via Miracast with ShareLink Pro

Extron is pleased to announce that the ShareLink Pro WFA 100 is now shipping. The WFA 100 is a Wi-Fi Miracast™ adapter that enables anyone to share content from a Windows 10 device to a ShareLink® Pro 1100 or ShareLink Pro 500 without installing any software. It connects to the USB port on a ShareLink Pro, making it discoverable to Windows 10 users. Users share content by selecting the desired ShareLink Pro device and mirroring their screen from within Windows. Content shared via Miracast can be presented on the ShareLink Pro display along with content shared via the ShareLink Pro App, Apple mirroring, WebShare browser sharing, or the HDMI input. The WFA 100 is available individually or as part of a kit with the ShareLink Pro 1100 or ShareLink Pro 500. Key FeaturesShare Windows 10 content ...

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ProAVNews: Extron Now Shipping! SuperSpeed USB-A Optical Cables for Reliable Extension of USB Data and Power

Extron is pleased to announce the immediate availability of our revolutionary USBA Pro Plenum Series active, hybrid optical-copper USB-A cables. Available for immediate shipping, the new cables support USB 3.2 signals and are backward compatible with previous USB standards. Engineered for Pro AV, each unidirectional extension cable reliably transmits data and power over long distances. They support a SuperSpeed USB data rate of 5 Gbps and deliver 5 V and up to 900 mA of power to the USB peripheral device. The ultra-thin 0.24" (6 mm) diameter and narrow bend radius allow for installation in tight spaces, including plenum air spaces. These optical-copper extension cables are powered by the host computer, and an LED provides visual notification of host power status. For peripherals that requi...

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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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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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