Built-In IP Link Pro Control Processor

IN1608 xi

Eight Input HDCP-Compliant Scaling Presentation Switcher with DTP Extension

The Extron IN1608 xi is a highly versatile scaling presentation switcher that delivers the technologically advanced capabilities you need to design and integrate a complete AV system in one box, including an HDCP-compliant, multi-format video switcher, an advanced scaling engine, integrated DTP® transmitter and receivers, a high performance mono or stereo amplifier, and an advanced control processor for complete AV system control. For streamlined integration, the DTP output is configurable for compatibility with HDBaseT-enabled displays. The IN1608 xi is the new industry standard for fully integrated AV systems, greatly simplifying system design and installation, and dramatically reducing your client's total cost of ownership.

IN1608 xi IPCP models feature a built-in Extron IP Link® Pro control processor with a secure, dedicated three-port AV LAN switch to control local AV devices and safeguard them from outside intrusion or interference. The IN1608 xi IPCP delivers high-speed processing and abundant control port capacity for complete, customizable control of an entire AV system, including all source devices and displays, plus lighting, window shades, projection screens, occupancy sensing, and more.


  • DTP Systems
  • IP Link Pro
  • HDBaseT Certified
  • eBUS Button Panels

Key Features

  • Two DTP twisted pair inputs, four HDMI inputs, and two universal analog video inputs
  • Three simultaneous video outputs, including one DTP output and two HDMI outputs
  • Two integrated DTP twisted pair inputs and DTP output support transmission of video, control, and analog audio up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded CATx cable
  • DTP output is configurable for HDBaseT compatibility
  • Compatible with a wide variety of DTP desktop and wallplate endpoints, as well as DTP-enabled products
  • RS 232 insertion from the Ethernet control ports
  • Available with integrated IPCP Pro control processor for complete AV system control:
    • Supports TouchLink® Pro touchpanels and eBUS® button panels
    • Integrated three-port AV LAN switch allows AV devices to be isolated from the corporate network
    • Supports LinkLicense®
    • Fully customizable using Extron control system software
    • Controller groups
  • Available with energy efficient Class D stereo or mono amplifier:
    • 2 x 50 watts @ 4 ohms; 2 x 25 watts @ 8 ohms
    • 1 x 100 watts @ 70 volts
  • Selectable output rates from 640x480 to 1920x1200, including 1080p/60 and 2K
  • Advanced scaling engine with 30-bit precision processing and motion-adaptive deinterlacing for signals up to 1080i
  • HDCP compliant
  • Key Minder®
  • EDID Minder®
  • SpeedSwitch® Technology
  • Two mic/line inputs with 48 volt phantom power
  • Advanced audio switching and processing features
IN1608 xi Diagram
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Extron just started shipping a product that may well be the best classroom system switcher ever. This box eliminates at least three products in every classroom on the UNC Chapel Hill campus...and in most rooms, eliminates four or five.

Gary Kayye, Founder of rAVe rAVe Publications

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Introduction to the powerful features and capabilities of these eight input scaling presentation switchers with DTP extension

4:4:4 Signal Processing
4:4:4 Signal Processing

Dave Pincek, Vice President of Product Development, explains why 4:4:4 processing is necessary for systems that incorporate computer content

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