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Gefen Unveils System Integration Hardware

Digital connectivity solutions provider Gefen is showcasing new system integration hardware and innovative 3GSDI solutions for professional and broadcast applications at ISE.
Daisy Chain HD System
Comprised of a sender, splitter and receiver units, all three work together to deliver 1080p full HD to up to 100 displays using one CAT-5 cable in a daisy chain concept. Individual displays can be mounted next to each other or up to 100 meters apart. It can create a daisy chain to 30 displays from one splitter to the next splitter or receiver or a tree-like signal distribution in which splitters are used to create "branches" to 100 displays.
8x8, 16x16 and 32x32 Modular Matrixes
Each matrix frame can contain a mix of both DVI and DisplayPort input boards combined with DVI, ELR (Extra Long Range) and 1FO (Fiber Optic) output boards. Each matrix allows for a unique customization of inputs and output boards in groups of eight. The 8x DVI board outputs to eight local displays. The 8x ELR board extends eight outputs up to 100 meters using one CAT-5 cable per display. The 8x 1FO board extends eight outputs up to 330 meters using one fiber optic cable per display for longer distances.
Gefen ToolBox Ultra HD Splitters
Includes 1:2, 1:4 and 1:8 distributions, delivering Ultra HD video with audio in the HDMI format from a single source to two, four or eight displays. Built-in EDID management ensures the integrity of the signal throughout the distribution and retains signal purity when powering either the source or displays on/off. Lossless audio formats such as Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio are delivered along with resolutions up to 4k and 3DTV pass-through.
Gefen ToolBox Ultra HD Switchers/Matrixes
The 4x1 is a four input/one output switch. The 4x2 is a small matrix allowing four sources to switch between two independent outputs. The 6x2 uses a new Ultra HD chip technology allowing seamless switching between six Ultra HD sources and two independent displays. All include Gefen FST (Fast Switching Technology) to speed switching time and improve the HDCP authentication process.
3GSDI Audio Embedder/DeEmbedeer
The GefenPRO 3GSDI Audio Embedder implants one of four independent AES/EBU digital audio streams into a 3GSDI signal, allowing different audio streams to be re-assigned on the input side. The Gefen PRO 3GSDI Audio DeEmbedder extracts audio from a 3GSDI source and outputs it as one of four digital AES/EBU audio streams, allowing individual digital audio channels to be re-arranged on the output.
GefenPRO 3GSDI Scalers
The GefenPRO HDVI to 3GSDI Scaler allows users to switch between either an HDMI or DVI input and convert and scale the output to 3GSDI with frame synchronization for an impeccable performance. The GefenPRO 3GSDI to 3GSDI Scaler w/frame synchronizer enables a high quality video output for different SDI sources and displays, which can be up or downscaled to match the ideal output. Adjustable cadence detection, frame rate conversion, detail enhancements and advanced noise reduction all improve video output quality.
KVM over LAN Extenders
Three new KVM (keyboard, video, mouse) extenders from Gefen use a sender and receiver system that allows computer access from locations anywhere in the building that use the same Ethernet network. Three new products support HDMI, DVI and VGA formats. These products stream video, two channel audio, microphone in/out, USB, RS-232 and IR remote control over any Gigabit Ethernet LAN (Local Area Network).
DVI Extension
The DVI RS-232 over Fiber Extender delivers DVI with RS-232 up to 300 meters over a single strand of multi-mode fiber optic cable terminated in SC. The DVI Extender over CAT-6 with Galvanic Isolator delivers DVI up to 100 meters using one CAT-6 cable. Gefen’s Galvanic Isolator is built-in, providing protection from ground loops that can potentially cause system damage or electric shock. The DVI Extender over CAT-5 Short Range Extender offers economical pricing on a shorter range extension. It sends DVI with power up to 70 meters using one CAT-5 cable.
DisplayPort Solutions
The DisplayPort Extender over CAT-7 delivers 2560x1600 resolutions up to 30 meters in distance using two CAT-7 cables. The Gefen ToolBox DisplayPort KVM Extender over CAT-7 delivers 2560x1600 resolutions with two USB 2.0 peripherals up to 30 meters in distance using three CAT-7 cables. The DisplayPort EDID Detective Plus prevents signal loss when extending high resolution DisplayPort video. Displays use EDID (Extended Display Identification Data) to communicate key information, including video resolutions and timings supported, to the source. If lost during transit, video may appear degraded or fail completely.
GefenPRO Modular Matrixes for HDMI
Two new GefenPRO Modular Matrixes for HDMI come with 8x ELR (Extra Long Range) extension modules based on HDBaseT. The 16x16 and 32x32 Modular Matrixes for HDMI route up to 32 sources to 32 displays using HDMI. Optional ELR extension modules deliver high resolution video and audio up to 100 meters using one CAT-5 cable per display.
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