Extron Electronics has debuted its FOX 4G Matrix 320x, a modular fiber optic matrix switcher.
FOX 4G end-to-end digital AV signal transmission and routing over fiber optic cable in very large environments, such as university and corporate campuses. It is expandable from 16x16 up to 320x320, and supports digital switching at rates up to 4.25 Gbps. With hot-swappable I/O boards, real-time system monitoring, and redundant, hot-swappable power supplies, the FOX 4G Matrix 320x delivers enterprise-wide switching of fiber optic AV and control signals for large scale, mission-critical environments.
"The FOX 4G Matrix 320x is ideal for the largest AV system applications requiring a highly robust, dependable switching system using a fiber optic infrastructure," says Casey Hall, Extron vice president of sales and marketing for North America. "Our high speed digital architecture assures the utmost in signal performance and accuracy."
The FOX 4G Matrix 320x is compatible with FOX Series fiber optic digital transmitters and receivers, switchers, distribution amplifiers, and matrix switchers. It accepts and routes standard definition video, high resolution computer-video, DVI, and multi-rate SDI. The modular board design features 20 board slots that can accept FOX 4G Matrix I/O Boards in multimode and singlemode versions. The FOX 4G Matrix 320x can be configured with all or some of the board slots occupied. The I/O boards are hot-swappable and may be added at any time in the field for easy and quick upgradeability or expansion.