IHSE has introduced the Draco ultra 491 Series of HDMI extenders to extend video signals over long distances without loss of quality.
IHSE said the 491 Series can be used for simple point-to-point applications or in combination with any of the company’s enterprise or compact matrix switches to create a more flexible distribution system for HDMI signals.
The 491 Series supports HDMI formats plus USB-HID on the base card. With the added upgrade card, it can support analog or digital audio, as well as RS-232 and RS-422 control signals over Cat-X or fiber optic cabling.
The units can extend HDMI video signals with perfect quality up to 6.2 miles over fiber or up to 153 yards over Cat-X cables. With an HDMI-to-DVI adapter, the units also support DVI-D for even greater flexibility. Digital audio options include AES/EBU and S/PDIF up to 96 kilohertz.
The Draco ultra extenders are engineered for reliability and high-resolution image performance. The Draco ultra 491 Series constitutes a new generation of digital KVM signal extension using the Lightweight Image (Lici) codec, developed in cooperation with Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits.
This coding technology ensures excellent image quality at the highest video resolutions with color accuracy. This optimized compression technology delivers transmission of computer video images up to 1920 x 1200 resolution, including 1080p/60 and 2K.
Available in four frame sizes, the ultra 491 Series offers one of the most flexible packaging options on the market. The same card sets are available in a four-slot, six-slot or 21-slot frame from a basic two-slot chassis.
You might also like...
With fewer exhibits and smaller crowds, the 2022 NAB Show aisles were easier to navigate and exhibitors had more time to speak with visitors.
Many annual NAB Shows have become milestones in TV broadcasting history. The presence of the 2022 NAB Show marked the first Las Vegas NAB Show since 2019.
Although virtual sets and even Augmented Reality (AR) have been around for decades now, the concept has evolved with the arrival of new display technologies like LED videowalls, which provide alternatives to traditional chroma keying.
While many stations (and viewers) have grown accustomed to green screen weather walls and rear-projection cubes as part of their sets, LED walls are beginning to show up in greater numbers at production studios around the world. Those old virtual…
With increasing regularity, digital cinema cameras like Sony’s VENICE and RED’s KOMODO cameras are making their way onto the fields of major live sporting events and into multi-camera video coverage to create a “cinematic” look that enhances the viewing…