Extron Announces New DisplayPort Switcher and Distribution Amplifier

Being among the first DisplayPort switcher and distribution amplifier products designed specifically for the pro AV industry

Anaheim, California (May 03, 2012) - Extron Electronics is pleased to introduce the SW2 DP two input DisplayPort switcher, and the DP DA2 two output DisplayPort distribution amplifier. They are HDCP compliant, and support data rates up to 10.8 Gbps and computer resolutions up to 2560x1600 @ 60 Hz, including HDTV 1080p/60. The SW2 DP and DP DA2 feature EDID Minder®, an Extron-exclusive technology, which maintains continuous EDID communication between connected devices for reliable video content display. The DP DA2 also features Key Minder®, an Extron-exclusive technology that continuously authenticates HDCP encryption between all devices, ensuring the simultaneous distribution of source content to both displays. Additionally, dual-mode support on the DP DA2 allows source signals to be distributed to multiple HDMI, DVI, or VGA display devices with appropriate adapters.

"Extron has a long history of developing digital products, going back more than a decade with the release of some of the AV industry's first digital extension, distribution, and switching products," says Casey Hall, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Extron. "The SW2 DP and DP DA2 continue this tradition by being among the first DisplayPort switcher and distribution amplifier products designed specifically for the pro AV industry."

The addition of the SW2 DP and DP DA2 to Extron's expanding line of DisplayPort products allows the integration of this technology into a wide variety of AV applications, including conference areas, houses of worship, and rental and staging environments. The SW2 DP and DP DA2 are ideal for AV systems that require reliable switching and distribution of DisplayPort signals.

Extron Electronics is a leading manufacturer of professional AV system integration products, including AV control systems, computer-video interfaces, switchers, matrix switchers, distribution amplifiers, audio amplifiers, speakers, twisted pair and fiber optic equipment, videowall processors, video signal processors, AV streaming products, classroom sound field systems, and high resolution cable.

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