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Extron Now Shipping Fiber Optic Scaling Receivers

  • Public relations contact:
  • Joe da Silva, Director of Product Marketing
  • Extron Electronics
  • E-mail: pr@extron.com

Anaheim, California (January 8, 2013) - Extron Electronics is pleased to announce that the new FOXBOX SR HDMI and PowerCage™ FOX SR HDMI, high performance fiber optic-to-HDMI scaling receivers are now shipping. They accept a fiber optic signal with audio, RS-232 control, and HDCP-compliant HDMI, DVI, VGA, or HD component video, scaling the video to the optimal output resolution for the display. Engineered for reliability and exceptional high resolution image performance, the scaling receivers support resolutions up to 1920x1200, including HDTV 1080p/60. Available in multimode and singlemode models, they also provide many integrator-friendly features such as Key Minder® for continuous authentication of HDCP compliance, audio de-embedding, Auto Input Memory, and internal test patterns. The FOXBOX SR HDMI and PowerCage FOX SR HDMI are ideal for fiber optic installations that require scaling of high resolution content with the highest quality.

"The FOXBOX SR HDMI and PowerCage FOX SR HDMI now provide AV system designers and integrators with two new solutions for scaling high-resolution video in fiber optic systems," says Casey Hall, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Extron. “Whether mounted behind the display or in the equipment room, these fiber optic scaling receivers ensure that the highest quality image is delivered to its destination.”

As part of the larger, comprehensive FOX Series of fiber optic products from Extron, the FOXBOX SR HDMI and PowerCage FOX SR HDMI are compatible with the FOX Series HDMI, DVI Plus, DVI, VGA, and VGA/YUV transmitters. In addition, the scaling receivers can be used in combination with Extron fiber optic matrix switchers for support of enterprise-wide distribution of HDCP-compliant HDMI signals. The compact, low profile FOXBOX SR HDMI and PowerCage FOX SR HDMI modular board designed for the PowerCage 1600 enclosure deliver content at the right resolution for a wide variety of applications.

Extron Electronics is a leading manufacturer of professional AV system integration products, including AV control systems, computer-video interfaces, switchers, matrix switchers, distribution amplifiers, audio amplifiers, speakers, twisted pair and fiber optic equipment, videowall processors, video signal processors, AV streaming products, classroom sound field systems, and high resolution cable.

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