New Crestron DigitalMedia™ 6X6 Distribution Center Provides Easy and Affordable Way to Enjoy High-Definition Content Throughout the Home
Crestron Expands DigitalMedia™ Line to Serve Residential Market; DM-MD6X6 Now Available Provides an Easy, Affordable Transition from Analog to Digital Using Existing Wires
Rockleigh, NJ, September 27, 2011 - Crestron today announced that the new DigitalMedia™ 6X6 Distribution Center, the latest addition to its revolutionary one-wire DigitalMedia 8G+™ solutions that deliver high-definition audio and video signals to multiple rooms, is now available. Producing the highest quality HD picture quality available, DigitalMedia Distribution Centers distribute pure uncompressed digital and analog audio/video content, plus Ethernet, control signals and more over long distances to up to six rooms, all over a single wire. Featuring next generation DigitalMedia 8G+ technology, DigitalMedia™ 6X6 Distribution Center (DM-MD6X6) delivers reliable, analog and 1080p signal routing over any choice of wire including standard CAT5e, DM 8G® Cable or CresFiber® 8G. With DM-MD6X6, it's now easy and affordable to enjoy the magic of high-definition digital content throughout the home from HDTV receivers, Blu-ray Disc™ players, media servers, computers, and other HD digital sources.
Crestron DigitalMedia provides a seamless transition from analog to digital using existing wires. DigitalMedia 6X6 Distribution Center accepts, manages, routes and distributes virtually any signal type, plus control and Ethernet, over distances up to 300 feet using standard CAT5e cable. Homeowners with existing Crestron CNX-PVID systems can upgrade to Crestron DigitalMedia 8G+ systems without rewiring. Revolutionary at the time, the popular Crestron PVID was the first video over CAT5 solution and became the standard in thousands of homes worldwide.
"DM Distribution Centers provide the simplest connectivity for high-definition home entertainment throughout the house, while supporting the highest quality HD digital video formats and flawless HDMI switching to each room," adds Bargetzi.
More than just an HDMI® switcher, DigitalMedia 8G+ distributes all analog and pure high-definition digital content - including 1080p with Deep Color, 3D high-definition video, 1920x1200 computer signals, digital AV, control, data, and Ethernet - long distances over a single DM 8G cable or CresFiber 8G, without any need for compression or repeaters.