NAV 10SD 501

10G Pro AV over IP Scaling Decoder - HDMI, Ethernet, and USB
Key Features
  • Decodes video, audio, Ethernet, and USB signals from 10 Gbps Ethernet networks
  • Supports HDMI 2.0 at resolutions up to 4K/60 @ 4:4:4
  • PURE3® Codec
  • PURE3 Intelligent Selective Streaming
  • Interoperable with 1 Gbps NAV® endpoints
  • Ultra-low latency with visually lossless compression
The Extron NAV 10SD 501
Model Version Description Part #
 NAV 10SD 501 10G HDMI, Ethernet, USB Scaling Decoder-Multimode 60-1572-07
 NAV 10SD 501 10G HDMI, Ethernet, USB Scaling Decoder-Singlemode 60-1572-08
 Onsite Commissioning - NAV Onsite Commissioning for NAV Call
 Remote Commissioning - NAV Remote Commissioning for NAV Call

The NAV 10SD 501 is a Pro AV over IP scaling decoder that decodes and scales ultra-low latency, high quality video, audio, Ethernet, and USB 2.0 signals over 10 Gbps Ethernet networks at low bitrates. Utilizing Extron’s patented PURE3® codec, it delivers groundbreaking performance with real-time, visually lossless video at resolutions up to 4K @ 60 Hz with 4:4:4 chroma sampling and ultra-low latency. The NAV 10SD 501 is fully compatible with NAV® 1 Gbps endpoints, increasing scalability for large deployments. It also supports AES67 audio over IP, facilitating integration with DMP Plus DSPs or other IP-enabled audio components. Purpose-built to support demanding professional AV applications, the highly scalable and powerful NAV platform enables secure deployment of AV signals to thousands of endpoints.

PURE3 Codec with Intelligent Selective Streaming

The NAV 10SD 501 utilizes the Extron PURE3 codec, a unique wavelet-based compression technology that exceeds the performance characteristics found in standards-based compression systems. With virtually no latency, encoded video signals are processed with 4:4:4 color quantization, while maintaining original source quality and native resolution. PURE3 Intelligent Selective Streaming, or ISS, is an exclusive Extron streaming technology that leverages periods of low motion streamed content to enhance streaming performance. The PURE3 codec also features advanced error concealment, providing high immunity to network errors such as bit errors, jitter, and out-of-order or dropped data packets. PURE3 error concealment provides robust picture delivery without the increased latency or bandwidth typically introduced by forward error correction – FEC systems.

10 Gbps Ethernet

Designed for 10 Gbps Ethernet networks, the NAV 10SD 501 features the required bandwidth for visually lossless transmission of video and audio, ensuring accurate reproduction of original source content without any loss of detail or visible compression artifacts. Fiber optic connectivity enables extension of AV signals up to 10 km (6.21 miles) over singlemode cable or 400 m (1,312 feet) over multimode cable. Fiber optic connectivity is also inherently immune to outside interference, providing both robust and reliable transmission. NAV 10SD 501 is ideal for simulation, command and control, medical diagnostics applications, or any installation where reliable, visually lossless AV over IP video distribution is desired.

USB 2.0 Extension

With built-in USB 2.0 extension, the NAV 10SD 501 can remotely connect to peripheral USB-enabled devices over the same cable as video and audio. The USB Type‑C connector supports USB 2.0 devices with data rates of up to 480 Mbps and is compatible with USB 3.0 devices that can operate at USB 2.0 data rates. Peripheral emulation is also supported, enabling emulation of connected HID – Human Interface Devices, such as keyboard and mouse, ensuring fast switching and trouble-free remote computer boot-up. The NAV 10SD 501 supports all standard USB peripherals used in professional AV applications, such as keyboards, mice, and mass storage devices, making it ideal for use in KVM applications.

Ethernet LAN Expansion

The NAV 10SD 501 provides a LAN expansion port via a 1 Gbps (10/100/1000) copper, RJ-45, Ethernet interface. This enables Ethernet-enabled devices to connect to the LAN over the same fiber as the NAV video, audio, and USB signals. This convenience port facilitates remote LAN connectivity and control of attached IP-enabled displays, smart TVs, cameras, or other Ethernet-enabled devices.

HDCP 2.3

The NAV 10SD 501 is fully compliant with HDCP 2.3 for transmission of UHD content encrypted with the HDCP standard. It also features Extron Key Minder® to enhance and simplify the integration of HDMI-equipped devices. For HDMI signals with protected content, Key Minder authenticates and maintains continuous HDCP encryption to support quick and reliable transmission across a network infrastructure. If the HDCP-encrypted content is streamed to a non-compliant display, the receiver sends a full-screen green signal, providing immediate visual feedback that the protected content cannot be viewed on the display.

Interoperability with AES67

The NAV platform supports the AES67 standard for transmission of audio over IP networks, facilitating integration with DMP Plus DSPs or other IP-enabled audio components. The AES67 standard provides interoperability between products over IP protocols in use today. The use of this standard enables AV integrators to more easily add audio networking technology into a variety of applications, ensuring reliable performance and flexibility in the distribution of audio signals.

Quick and Reliable Switching

NAV systems are not limited to video extension and distribution. Multiple encoders and decoders can be deployed together to create an IP-based video and audio matrix. NAV Pro AV over IP solutions provide the flexibility of an IP-based system, with the integration-friendly video and audio switching features found in Extron conventional matrix switchers, such as Key Minder, EDID Minder®, and USB and audio breakaway. Design a small IP-based switching system with multiple endpoints and an Extron Pro Series control system for secure switching. In larger deployments, the NAVigator System Manager can enhance matrix switching capabilities, featuring advanced control and enterprise-level system monitoring.

Priority Routing enables users to create custom tags to ensure that data is properly segregated, and endpoints are more easily located. Users can assign multiple tags to an endpoint using NAVigator software. Used in conjunction with an Extron control system, tags can be leveraged to classify, segregate, or quickly locate endpoints. Priority Routing is useful in systems with multiple security classification levels or in applications that manage many rooms over an enterprise or campus.

Easy Setup and Configuration

The NAV 10SD 501 features a built-in, user-friendly web interface for easy access to network settings and other parameters from a standard web browser. In addition to the web interface, the NAV 10SD 501 supports configuration from Extron PCS – Product Configuration Software. Larger deployments will benefit from the optional NAVigator System Manager, a powerful, purpose-built appliance for centralized management and control of NAV systems.

Exclusive Vector 4K Scaling Technology

The NAV 10SD 501 delivers computer and video resolutions at selectable output rates from 640x480 up to UHD 4096x2160. With its integrated Extron Vector™ 4K scaling technology, the NAV 10SD 501 delivers best-in-class image upscaling and downscaling using exclusive, high-precision processing algorithms for exceptional scaling performance. Selectable FILL and FOLLOW modes ensure proper output signal aspect ratio. FILL mode provides full screen output, while FOLLOW mode preserves the input signal’s original aspect ratio. Additionally, the HDMI output color space and chroma sampling can be set automatically to ensure compatibility with connected DVI or HDMI displays. With its support for a wide range of video resolutions, the NAV 10SD 501 ensures the optimal output resolution for your display, enhancing video performance and maximizing system compatibility.

System Monitoring and Control

The optional NAVigator System Manager turns any NAV system into a powerful and flexible IP-based matrix solution. NAVigator is a purpose-built hardware appliance with a user-friendly interface for centralized management and control of NAV deployments. It facilitates easy setup, configuration, and quick switching, and includes extensive features for monitoring, diagnostics, and troubleshooting. NAVigator also facilitates bulk firmware upgrades and simultaneous configuration, backup, and restoration of multiple units from a single access point. In addition, NAVigator is designed to integrate directly with Extron Pro Series control systems, which feature a Secure Platform Interface that encrypts all commands from control processor to endpoint.

Security

NAV endpoints support 802.1X port-based Network Access Control. When applied, 802.1X authentication requires that all devices are approved before network access is granted. Support for Microsoft® Active Directory simplifies user management and group authentication, helping to maintain strong security policies. Furthermore, SRTP - Secure Real-Time Transport Protocol ensures encryption, message authentication, and data integrity of video and data streams. NAV systems work natively with Extron Pro Series control systems, which feature a Secure Platform Interface that encrypts all commands from control processor to endpoint. Together, NAV and Extron Pro Series control systems create the most secure and reliable Pro AV over IP solution on the market. Furthermore, when used with the optional NAVigator System Manager, all communication between the manager and endpoints is encrypted with SSH – Secure Shell protocol. Due to the nature of fiber optic transmission, NAV 10G systems are inherently immune to electromagnetic and radio frequency interference, making them ideal for highly sensitive, secure environments. The highly secure NAV 10SD 501 is an ideal solution for government, military, and medical environments.

Pro Series Control

All NAV endpoints have a built-in Pro Series control port for CEC, RS‑232, and IR, effectively expanding Extron Pro Series control systems beyond the physical location of the control processor. This unique Extron feature eliminates the need for additional control processors at the endpoints. NAV Pro Series control ensures cost-effective, encrypted control of devices anywhere the network can reach. NAV is an ideal solution for any application requiring device control, flexible video and audio switching, and reliable transmission of high-quality content over long distances.

Scalability

The NAV platform is the only solution featuring seamless, complete interoperability between 1 Gbps and 10 Gbps encoders and decoders. NAV leverages the PURE3 codec, making it possible to stream video from 1 Gbps encoders to 10 Gbps decoders or reduce bitrates from 10 Gbps encoders so that streams can be readily decoded by 1 Gbps decoders. This flexibility ensures reliable delivery of superior quality video with ultra-low latency across your entire enterprise.