Announcing the shipment to retailers of the Marantz VS3002 HDMI Switcher.
MARANTZ BEGINS SHIPPING ULTIMATE -QUALITY HDMI SWITCHER
MAHWAH, NJ, March 11, 2008 - Marantz America, a renowned manufacturer of advanced home entertainment solutions, today announced that its ultimate -quality HDMI version 1.3a Switcher (Model VS3002, SRP: $349.99) is shipping to retailers. The VS3002 (shipping in February 2008) is designed to provide increased switching capabilities for virtually any A/V Receiver or Preamp/processor when used with today's most advanced HDMI based video sources, including Blu -Ray and HD -DVD video formats.
With its HDMI version 1.3a (6 -In/2 -Out) switching capability, discrete set of commands, RS -232c control terminal and direct IR input jacks, the VS3002 is designed with the custom installer in mind. It is the perfect "add -on" product to expand any HDMI based home theater system. And thanks to its switching capability between six inputs and two outputs, it affords an easy and reliable solution for multi -display home entertainment installations.
The VS3002 is designed for simple plug -and -play connectivity, and features automatic input switching for ease of use. The unit's output signal emphasizer ensures that the highest quality video signal is being passed along to today's high -definition displays and is especially useful for maintaining optimum performance through long cable runs. In addition, a special Sync Mode feature makes the VS3002 the ideal companion for use with Marantz A/V receivers and projectors as input/output switching is automatically recognized. RS -232 control, IR input/output, and a Multi -voltage power supply adds to its flexibility in a HDMI based multi display home entertainment system.
Marantz America is committed to upholding the tradition of technological superiority initiated by founder Saul Marantz. In keeping with this emphasis on quality, Marantz audio and video components are carried only by the nation's premier independent audio/video specialty retailers. Additional information is available at www.marantz.com. Marantz America is a wholly owned subsidiary of D&M Holdings Inc.
About D&M Holdings Inc.
D&M Holdings Inc. is a global operating company providing worldwide management and distribution platforms for premium consumer, automotive, commercial and professional audio and video businesses including Denon®, Marantz®, McIntosh® Laboratory, Boston Acoustics®, Snell Acoustics, Escientâ, Calrec Audio, Denon DJ, D&M Professional and D&M Premium Sound Solutions. Our technologies improve the quality of any audio and visual experience. All product and brand names with a trademark symbol are trademarks or registered trademarks of D&M Holdings, Inc. or its subsidiaries. For more information visit www.dm -holdings.com.
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