New Products InfoComm June 2008

New Products InfoComm June 2008
  • The InFocus IN5100 series of installation projectors provides integrators and installers with a powerful 4000 to 5000 lumens in wide or standard XGA resolution. At 5000 lumens, the IN5100 series only uses a single lamp, making it both simple and economical. Horizontal and vertical lens shift, four optional lenses and many connectivity options make the 5100 series adaptable to a broad range of installations.

Aurora Multimedia Corporation is introducing its new line of Digital Extender matrix switchers. The three products solve the challenges of EDID and HDCP communication in digital video systems. The HS-66M and HS-88M 6x6 and 8x8 HDMI matrix routers and the DS-66HM, a high performance 6x6 DVI matrix switcher will be on display at Aurora Multimedia's booth N6429 at the Infocomm Show in Las Vegas. All three new Matrix Routers from RTcom USA feature full HDCP compliance, giving users the ability to transmit high-definition audio and video signals from content protected sources such as Blu-ray media.

Hitachi CPX3 3LCD Projector

Hitachi's CPX3 3LCD mobile short-throw projector is specially designed for widescreen-format laptops and imaging applications that use 16:10 aspect ratios. The CPX3 features an HDMI terminal, allowing digital signals such as DVD players/recorders and HD to be transmitted digitally to the projector. Additionally, the CPX3 also offers a wide-angle lens, allowing the projector to be used close to the screen with no obstructions. It also allows for a large image to be projected in a small space.

Extron VGA Switchers

Extron has expanded its VGA product line with the introduction of the SW8 VGA and SW12 VGA Series of eight- and twelve-input VGA and stereo audio switchers and the P/2 DA8 and P/2 DA12 Series of eight- and twelve-output VGA and stereo audio distribution amplifiers. These two series enhance Extron's popular SW VGA and P/2 DA product lines by adding more inputs or outputs and advanced features. Several new features make these switchers and DAs ideal choices for small to mid-sized VGA signal routing applications.

Furman Merit-x Series

Furman's Merit-x Series provides convenient, heavy-duty, rack-mountable power conditioning solutions at a low cost. The three new units feature a more robust chassis with wall-wart spacing on the rear panel to accommodate bulky power transformers; increased AC noise filtration for a lower noise floor; and a higher joule rating for superior protection. The M-8x provides eight filtered and protected rear-panel outlets with a front-panel convenience outlet, and a protection OK indicator light.

Brahler AUTOMIC Discussion System

The Brahler AUTOMIC, known worldwide for decades for its flexibility and reliability, is back and better than ever. Besides getting a facelift, the AUTOMIC has many new features, offered at a very affordable price.

TV One C2-3000 Series

TV One has introduced four universal input/output seamless switcher/scalers. The new C2-3000 Series offers eight universal video inputs on HD15 connectors that can accommodate composite video, YC, YUV/YPbPr component, RGBHV, RGBS, or RGsB formats. Two universal program outputs provide one universal analog via an HD15 that can be set to any analog format and resolution and the second is provided as DVI-D. The preview output is an analog RGBHV signal that shows the selected input as a full screen image preview; CV and YC inputs are up-converted to RGBHV for viewing. The seamless switchers will start shipping in June.

NEC Projector Series

NEC's advanced NP905/NP901W NEC projector series is designed for business and education in a networked environment. The series includes Silicon Optix HQV motion video quality, which removes video artifacts, and wireless capability for network use with Windows Network Projector capability. The series is designed for installation and include advanced geometric correction for projection on non-flat surfaces. NP901W is 2000 lumens with wide WXGA resolution, while the NP905 is 2700 Lumens with XGA resolution.

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