Matrox Announces World's First Quad SDI-to-HDMI Multiviewer Under $1000

Matrox MicroQuad Is Ideal for OB Vans, On-Set Productions, and Live Events

LAS VEGAS - April 16, 2012 - Matrox(R) Video Products Group today introduced Matrox(R) MicroQuad, a four-channel SDI-to-HDMI(R) multiviewer priced at just $995 US. The small easy-to-use device lets users monitor up to four SDI inputs on a single HDMI display in quadrant view, or toggle to a full-screen view at the touch of a button. Inputs can be 3G or HD or SD, and all controls are on the unit itself; no computer is required. Matrox MicroQuad ensures a crisp, artifact-free monitoring experience, thanks to its state-of-the-art 10-bit scaling engine with advanced filtering and de-interlacing.


"Broadcast engineers and A/V professionals often encounter situations in which they need to monitor multiple SDI feeds," said Alberto Cieri, senior director of sales and marketing at Matrox. "The new Matrox MicroQuad multiviewer lets them use an affordable HDMI display to view up to four SDI signals, and we are offering the unit at a breakthrough price."

Matrox MicroQuad will be demonstrated at the 2012 NAB Show in Booth SL5115.

Price and availability
Priced at $995 US (¬799, £649) not including local taxes and delivery, Matrox MicroQuad will be available through a worldwide network of authorized dealers beginning July 2012.

About Matrox
Matrox Video Products Group is a technology and market leader in the field of HD and SD digital video hardware and software for accelerated H.264 encoding, realtime editing, audio/video input/output, DVD/Blu-ray authoring, streaming, A/V signal conversion, capture/playout servers, clip/still stores, and CGs. Matrox's Emmy award-winning technology powers a full range of content creation and delivery platforms used by broadcasters, post-production facilities, project studios, corporate communicators, and videographers worldwide. Founded in 1976, Matrox is a privately held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada. For more information visit www.matrox.com/video.

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