HDTV Ready 1:10 Component Video DA

-- Kramer Introduces 1:10 Component Video HDTV Compatible DA --

Hampton, New Jersey - January 24, 2005 - Kramer Electronics, Ltd., a worldwide supplier of audio, video and computer graphics signal distribution, switching and processing equipment for the broadcast, production, security, education, home theater and ProAV presentation markets, is pleased to announce the newest addition to its product line - - the VM -100C 1:10 component video distribution amplifier. The VM -100C is an ideal product to meet the needs of the rapidly growing market demand for component video systems and HDTV systems.


The VM -100C is a high bandwidth product with 450 MHz bandwidth at -3dB which ensures the highest possible quality performance. Level (gain) and EQ controls are available to provide compensation correction for signal loss in long distance cable runs which can negatively affect image quality. Separate Level and EQ controls are provided for each of the Y, U and V output signals.


"The VM -100C is a new addition to the core products in our line," states Chris Kopin, Vice President of Product Development for Kramer Electronics USA. "There are a lot of systems in the market today, both in the commercial and the residential markets, that are using component video signals or HDTV signals and the VM -100C is squarely positioned to meet the need for routing these signals."

The VM -100C also has a passive loop through output with termination control for convenient use of a local monitor. It also has an internal dual voltage worldwide power supply and comes in a rugged 19" rack mount enclosure that is 1 rack unit high.

In the United States the VM -100C carries a list price of $495. This model is now in stock and available from Kramer Electronics sales companies around the world.

About Kramer Electronics:
Founded in 1981, Kramer Electronics, Ltd., with its world headquarters in Israel, is a leading manufacturer of high -quality analog and digital audio, video and computer signal management products for the ProAV, Presentation, Production, Broadcast, Home Theater and Security markets. Kramer's product line includes audio, video and computer signal processing equipment, distribution amplifiers (DAs), switchers, matrix switchers, digital and analog decoders and encoders, time -base correctors, presentation accessories, cable assemblies, scan converters and scalers. Kramer also offers broadcast quality routers, distribution amplifiers, and controllers through Kramer's acquisition of Sierra Video Systems. Recently, the company added a line of Serial Digital (SDI), FireWire (IEEE 1394), DVI and HDTV signal processing and distribution equipment. Kramer has corporate sales and distribution offices in the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, United Kingdom, Belgium, France, Italy, Russia, Israel, China, Singapore and Australia.

For more information about Kramer Electronics products, please visit the website at www.kramerelectronics.com or contact your local Kramer Electronics sales company.

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