Liberty Wire & Cable Introduces New DigitaLinx HDMI Products and ConnecTec Audio Solutions

New Components and Connectors Provide Fast, Installer-Friendly Options for Handling and Extending Digital Signals and 10-16 AWG Speaker Cable

ISE '08, AMSTERDAM, Jan. 29, 2008 - Liberty Wire & Cable, worldwide supplier of a broad range of wire and cable products for the audio/video trade, including custom installers and systems integrators, introduces several new DigitaLinxTM products for extending and routing HDMI and DVI signals, and two new series of ConnecTecTM audio connectors for speaker cable, at Integrated Systems Europe 2008, beginning here today.


The new DigitaLinx products include distribution amps, a switcher, a multiplexer, and HDMI cable. They expand liberty's existing DigitaLinx family of products. The new ConnecTec audio connectors include quick -fit banana plugs, spades and angle pins designed to provide fast, installer -friendly options for 10 -16 AWG Speaker Cable.

Along with the products, Liberty also introduces two new four -color, fully illustrated reference guides. Digital Solutions for the Residential Contractor showcases Liberty's broad selection of digital, easy -to -use products and cables, while The Complete Residential Audio Solution, showcases Liberty's broad selection of audio solution products. Both are available free of charge by calling Liberty Wire & Cable at 1 - 800 -530 -8998

DigitaLinx Digital Solutions
Liberty's new DigitaLinx products include 2 -In/5 -Out and 1 -In/10 -Out HDMI Distribution Amplifiers, a 2 -In/1 -Out HDMI Switcher, a 6 -In/6 -Out HDMI Multiplexer, and new HDMI Fiber Optic Cable.

The DigitaLinx family incorporates a variety of devices that extend and route DVI and HDMI signals in residential and commercial installations. They provide an enormous number of solutions for installation and AV professionals working in a world of merging technologies increasingly dependent on digital information.

Liberty's new 2 -In, 5 -Out HDMI Distribution Amplifier, Model DL -HDD25, allows one digital video and audio source (such as a DVD player, set -top box or computer) to be split into multiple digital displays. The new 1 -In, 10 -Out HDMI Distribution Amplifier, Model DL -HDD110, allows one digital video and audio source to be split into ten digital displays. On both models, the built -in amplification function enables HDMI signal distribution without signal loss.

Both models are ideal for use in monitoring systems and Home Theaters with multiple displays, and for testing equipment. Both also support high -quality HDTV resolution up to 1080p, long -length transmissions, and bandwidth from 25 -165Mhz. They also comply with the High -Definition Content Protection (HDCP) standard on all channels.

Liberty's new 2 -In, 1 -Out HDMI Switcher, Model DL -HDS21, allows two different digital A/V sources to share one video display. A unique Liberty feature allows easy switching between four digital sources using a remote control unit or a manual switch on the front. The switcher is perfect for Home Theater system integration, and easy switching between different video sources, since it eliminates the hassle of manually plugging in different HDMI or DVI connectors to view different sources, such as DVD players, satellite receivers and PCs. It supports HDTV resolution up to 1080p, and is HDCP compliant.

Liberty's new 6 -In, 6 -Out HDMI Multiplexer, Model DL -HDM66, combines the best features of a distribution amplifier and a switcher. It allows six different digital A/V sources to be split into multiple digital displays. The multiplexer is ideal for Home Theater system integration, and easy switching between different sources. It supports HDTV resolution up to 1080p, and is HDCP compliant.

Liberty's new HDMI Fiber Optic Cable is designed to let digital displays - including plasma TVs, digital projectors, LCD monitors, and HDTVs - extend up to 330 feet away from their digital video and audio source. Liberty's patented optical conversion technology enables noise -free, wide -angle XGA high -resolution viewing at the extended distance.

ConnecTec Audio Solutions
The new ConnecTec audio solutions include separate sets of connectors for 10 -12 AWG and 14 -16 AWG speaker cable. Each set of connectors includes banana plugs, spades and angle pins designed to screw onto a separate base, which is compressed onto the cable. The connectors provide installers with maximum flexibility, speed and convenience. All are compatible with Liberty's ergonomically designed compression tool, milled from a solid piece of NASA -grade aluminum and anodized in a bright red finish.

Liberty's ConnecTec Termination System is the most complete family of termination solutions for the custom installation community. It includes connectors in more than 60 styles, and such features as all -metal construction for maximum durability, an innovative inspection "window" for perfect termination, and color O -rings for instant application identification.

Liberty's new DigitaLinx and ConnecTec products are available now from authorized dealers. They can be seen, along with Liberty's other outstanding products, at Booth K22, Amsterdam RAI, during the show.

About Liberty Wire & Cable
Liberty, a division of Communications Supply Corp. (CSC), is headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., and is in its 16th year of operation. Its core goods, sold primarily for audio/video and security applications, consist of a complete line of wire and cable products along with connectors and connector systems, cable assemblies, interconnects, and a broad range of related accessories. Liberty principally serves the residential, commercial, broadcast, and rental and staging segments of the pro/AV industry. It also enjoys long -term relationships with a number of prominent OEMs. Liberty manufactures and markets the PanelCrafters line of custom and stock plates and panels. The company, which sells in 49 countries, has other facilities in Charlotte, N.C., and Phoenix, Ariz., and holds memberships in CEDIA, InfoComm International, and NSCA.
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