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Extron Now Shipping 4K HDMI Matrix Switchers With Audio De‑Embedding

HDCP compliant units support data rates to 10.2 Gbps, Deep Color up to 12‑bit, 3D, and HD lossless audio formats.

By PSW Staff December 10, 2015

The DXP 1616 HD 4K HDMI matrix switcher from Extron

Extron Electronics announces the immediate availability of the DXP 1616 HD 4K and DXP 168 HD 4K, the first two models in a new series of HDMI matrix switchers for resolutions up to 4K.

They are HDCP compliant, and support data rates to 10.2 Gbps, Deep Color up to 12‑bit, 3D, and HD lossless audio formats.

Extron technologies such as SpeedSwitch, Key Minder, and EDID Minder, along with automatic input cable equalization and output reclocking, ensure dependable system operation with switching speeds and compatibility between devices.

These 16×16 and 16×8 matrix switchers also feature built-in audio de-embedding, enabling digital audio from any input to be assigned to the digital or analog stereo outputs for streamlined integration.

The DXP HD 4K Series is ideal for use in applications that require routing of digital video and digital or analog audio signals in professional AV environments.

“Many designers are expected to deliver a sophisticated fixed I/O solution for 4K video systems that provides high reliability while also being easy for the end user to operate,” says Casey Hall, vice president of sales and marketing for Extron.

“Loaded with proven technologies from Extron, the DXP HD 4K matrix switchers provide rock solid, install-and-forget reliability for routing 4K video and independent audio within the meeting room, lecture hall, or control center.”

The DXP HD 4K Series also switches embedded digital audio from HDMI source signals, along with the corresponding video, to any or all of the selected outputs. The technologies and capabilities built into the DXP HD 4K Series ensure high performance AV signal routing, with a fully digital pathway that maintains high audio and image quality for multiple sources and displays.

To watch a product introduction video, please click here.

Extron Electronics

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