Connecting Different High Definition Hardware to the HDMI Connector on any HDTV or Projector Just Got Easier
Las Vegas, NV - Not only are Gefen's new high definition video scalers designed to enable true plug and play application, each one boasts full up and down video scaling, outputting high definition video in all resolutions ranging from 480i to 1080p. This means you can hook up your set top box, game system and DVD player, and get a pure high definition output, augmented by a selection of digital and analog audio.
When multiple inputs are in use, each Gefen scaler is designed to function as a source switcher, allowing you to select your source with the unit's IR remote control.
HD Mate Scaler
This scaler/switcher combo unites computers and HDTVs for the ultimate home entertainment system. Offers one DVI and two component inputs, each with its own TOSlink or analog audio input. One DVI signal is output, with its own TOSlink and analog audio outputs, making it a perfect solution to integrate computer displays with digital entertainment systems. The HD Mate Scaler delivers pristine HDTV resolutions up to 1080p along with mirrored audio in digital formats. The anticipated delivery date is January 2007 with a MSRP of $349.
Home Theater Scaler
This scaler/switcher combo connects different home theater sources to any HDTV display or projector using HDMI. It accepts two HDMI inputs each with its own audio in S/PDIF and TOSlink formats, and two component inputs each with its own analog audio. When all four audio and video inputs are in use, users switch between them using the IR remote control. Each source is output in HDMI format, with mirrored audio delivered in both S/PDIF and TOSlink. The Home Theater Scaler supports all HDTV resolutions up to 1080p and operates in the 165MHz range. The anticipated delivery date is January 2007 with a MSRP of $449.
Home Theater Scaler Plus
Ideal for gaming systems, this version supports composite, svideo, component and two HDMI sources, each with its own audio. Unique and cutting -edge, it scales all HDTV resolutions up to 1080p, switches between sources at command, and incorporates audio delay compensation to match lips -sync of video and audio automatically. The anticipated delivery date is February 2007 with a MSRP of $399.
Attendees are invited to visit Gefen's booth (22031) in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center to see real -time demos of all three scalers.
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Gefen leads the industry in just -in -time audio/video solutions for both professionals and consumers with an eye for superior quality and reliable performance. In the HD digital domain, Gefen delivers advanced technologies with multi -platform extension, switching, distribution and conversion capabilities. Gefen equipment is valued all over the world in professional AV/IT and consumer electronics/home theater environments. Their add -on hardware maximizes system functionality by enabling AV systems to operate beyond their original capabilities. A selection of high quality cabling is also available. Visit www.gefen.com for detailed product information.