Gefen Introduces Two New Scalers for Home Theater Systems

Gefen Enables High Definition Scaling and Source Switching in One Convenient Solution

Amsterdam, Netherlands - Multiple sources with different interfaces can be accessed from one high definition display when fed through one of Gefen's new Home Theater Scalers. Two new models, a Home Theater Scaler and a Home Theater Scaler Plus both deliver scalable high definition video in multiple resolutions up to 1080p plus digital audio from each source to the display.


Both Scalers connect different home theater sources to any HDTV display or projector using HDMI, and enable users to correct audio delay compensation to match lips -sync of video and audio. Each is fully HDCP (high -bandwidth digital content protection) complaint, delivering HDMI compliant content at its highest resolutions.

The two models differ only in source input capabilities.

The Home Theater Scaler comes equipped with two HDMI inputs each with separate audio in S/PDIF and TOSlink formats, and two component inputs each with analog audio. When all four audio and video inputs are connected, users switch between them using the IR remote. Each source is output in HDMI format, with mirrored audio delivered in both S/PDIF and TOSlink. Video is scaled and output in high definition resolutions up to 1080p.

The Home Theater Scaler Plus comes equipped with one composite or svideo input with audio, one component input with audio and two HDMI inputs, each with audio. Unique and cutting -edge, it scales all HDTV resolutions up to 1080p and switches between sources at command via IR remote.

Both Scalers are designed for home theater rooms and systems utilizing HD -DVD players, TiVo systems and satellite set top boxes that connect to an HDMI display. They eliminate the need to disconnect and reconnect various sources to a display equipped with one input while enabling true high definition scaling at multiple resolutions with complete audio support. All of the sources are connected and accessible at all times.

Designed to streamline HD video systems by offering an easy way to access multiple sources and deliver high definition video and digital audio to HDMI display, Gefen's Home Theater Scaler and the Home Theater Scaler Plus are currently available to order.

Visit www.gefen.com for additional specifications and to locate a dealer in your area.


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