Extron Announces New Three Input HDMI & VGA Switcher with Integrated Fiber Optic Transmitter
Anaheim, California (August 9, 2012) - Extron Electronics is pleased to introduce the new FOX T USW 103, a three input switcher with an integrated fiber optic transmitter for long haul transmission of HDCP-compliant HDMI, RGBHV, or HD component video, stereo audio, and RS-232 control signals over fiber optic cabling. Engineered for reliability and exceptional high resolution image performance, this three input switcher uses Extron all-digital technology to provide pixel-for-pixel performance with signals up to 1920x1200, including HDTV 1080p/60. Analog AV input signals are digitized to ensure that a high quality signal is transmitted to the final destination. To streamline installation and system operation, the FOX T USW 103 includes integration-friendly features such as EDID Minder®, Key Minder®, audio embedding, auto-input switching, RS-232 control, and real-time system monitoring. The compact, low profile FOX T USW 103 allows for discreet installation such as beneath a table or in a lectern.
"AV integrators and consultants wanted a compact, high quality transmitter for digital and analog sources," says Casey Hall, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Extron. "The FOX T USW 103 is a perfect fit for their needs, ensuring all digital pixel-for-pixel signal accuracy over extreme distances."
As part of the extensive line of FOX Series fiber optic products from Extron, the FOX T USW 103 is compatible with FOX Series HDMI, DVI Plus, DVI, and VGA receivers. This transmitter can also be used in combination with FOX Series matrix switchers for HDCP-compliant signal distribution systems up to 1000x1000 and larger. To ensure system operability, EDID Minder manages EDID communication between sources and destinations, and Key Minder continuously authenticates HDCP encryption. Available in multimode and singlemode models, the FOX T USW 103 is ideal for a wide range of applications that require long haul transmission of high resolution digital and analog content from a single location.