ISE 16 - Zigen ISE 2016 Press Brief

Zigen is showing and discussing products in a kiosk in the Valens Booth (HDBaseT.org) Hall 5, Stand U92 (5-U92) Zigen is a leading provider of 4K HDMI connectivity solutions known for its credo "Field Tested - Installer Approved - Install with Confidence!" It's about reliability. No installer can afford go-backs and service calls. Zigen products are designed and engineered in the US and are made for 24/7 flawless operation.

We are proud to announce the following products at ISE this year:


HDbaseT Products

HAX-44/HDBT - 4x4 Matrix Switch 18 GPBS w/2 mirrored HDBaseT Ports and Audio Deembedding

Switching for High Value Content Made Simple!

Product Overview

HDMI 2.0 - 600 MHz HDMI matrix switch designed for switching in home and commercial environments where switching of high-value/high-bandwidth UHD (up to 2160P60 4:4:4) content is required. The HAX-44/HDBT features 4 HDMI 2.0 Inputs and 4 HDMI 2.0 outputs. All HDMI and HDBaseT Ports are HDCP 2.2 compliant enabling high value content playback and distribution.

The HAX-44/HDBT includes two 70-meter (228') HDBaseT mirrored ports (ports 2 & 4) with IEEE 802.11af POE (48V) and in compatible with the following receivers: ZIG-HVX-70R, ZIG-POE-RXAV and ZIG-POEWP-R70.

Digital and analog audio de-embedding - with volume control is provided for each output.

For installation and control an Ethernet port and WebOS are included providing access for switching, EDID management, firmware updates, remote reset and 3rd party control and more.

Bi-directional IR - The HAX-44/HDBT is controllable via built in IR receiver. Additionally, full bi-directional IR with IR global routing is included.

Bi-directional RS-232 - A serial connection is provided for 3rd party control connection and device control.

HAX-44/HDBT routes Ethernet and is compliant with the entire Zigen ecosystem of products by routing network commands and control in receiver nodes.

ZIG-SW42 - HDMI 2.0 (18 GBPS) 4x1+1 Switch w/POE, Audio De-embedding 
and Mirrored HDBaseT

Product Overview

HDMI 2.0 - 600 MHz HDMI switch designed for switching in home and commercial environments where switching of high-bandwidth UHD (2160P60 4:4:4) content is required - or just to be safe for future sources including the new UHD Blu-ray players The SW42 features 4 HDMI 2.0 Inputs and 1 HDMI 2.0 output, digital audio de-embedding of active channel and an Ethernet port and WebOS for setup, switching, EDID management, firmware updates and remote reset. Additionally, the SW42 is controllable via built in IR receiver or RS-232. The SW42 also has a mirrored HDBaseT 100 meter port (single CAT5e of higher). SW42 also routes Ethernet and is compliant with the entire Zigen ecosystem of products by routing network commands and control in receiver nodes.

ZIG-POE-AHTX - HDBaseT Auto-Switch & Extender

HDMI/VGA/CVBS Auto-switching HDBaseT transmitter over single CAT5e/6/7 - 100m, IEEE POE Power Options, 4K, Audio, IR, RS232, LAN - WebOS

The ZIG-POE-AHTX is a 100-meter (328 feet) HDBaseT transmitter. The AHTX has 3 inputs with auto-switching - HDMI, VGA/Component and Composite. With switchable POE it can be set up to power upstream and downstream HDBaseT transmitters and receivers. The ZIG-POE-AHTX can be used stand-alone as an HDBaseT transmitter, but really shines when paired with the ZIG-POE-RXAV receiver/scaler & audio amplifier. A perfect "no-control" control system using "on-connection" technology to fire up projectors, drop screens and control lighting in small rooms - BYOD and in seconds collaborate with your colleagues with full audio and video in stunning 4K UHD. A must for conference rooms and huddle spaces.

ZIG-POEWP-70R HDBaseT Wall Plate Receiver 70 Meter (228') HDBaseT Wall Plate Receiver (RX) with bi-directional IR & RS-232. IEEE POE from HDBaseT TX or 5VDC Local Supply

A perfect "no-control needed" technology

Product Overview

New Zigen HDBaseT receiver is perfect for trim out behind a UHD display or projector in commercial and residential environments - standard 2-gang Decora wall plate. Simply connect up to 70 meters (228') of category cable from the rack to the ZIG-POE-RX70 and you are all set. Additional capabilities include bi-directional RS232 and IR In and Out ports for added control capabilities. Elegant and cost effective - plus POE or optional 5 VDC direct power.


Not HDBaseT, But Still Ultra Cool

ZIG-BF - (Zigen Buffer)

HDMI 2.0(a) - Advanced EDID Manager and Signal Reclocker

Product Overview

The Buffer specifically addresses:

- Clock stretching - corrects problems caused by several STB and BRP that utilize older HDCP chip sets
- Signal buffering & re-clocking - this insures a full strength signal is delivered to the display
- Advanced EDID manager via webOS
- Operation up to 18 GBPS

The ZIG-BF is a 4K60 4:4:4 600MHz 18Gbps capable device built for system integrators to solve the problem of compatibility as new 4K UHD content comes to market. By supporting the max bandwidth and data transfer rate of the HDMI2.0 standard addressing EDID, Clock-Stretching and Re-Clocking the signal before sending it to the display - the Buffer will solve all your UHD headaches. The ZIG-BF will save you time, money and the headache of explaining why the TV you sold to your customer doesn't work.

If you ever connected a UHD Satellite STB, Sony FMP-X10 UHD player or NVidia Shield UHD Netflix account and got the message: "Not Supported" make sure you never see it again with The Buffer!

ZIG-SW41 HDMI 2.0 (18 GBPS) 4x1 Switch w/Audio Deembedding 

HDMI 2.0 4 x 1 Switch

Product Overview

HDMI 2.0 / HDCP 2.2 / 600 MHz HDMI switch designed for switching in home and commercial environments where switching of high-bandwidth UHD (2160P60 4:4:4) content is required . The SW41-UHD features 4 HDMI 2.0(a) Inputs and 1 HDMI 2.0(a) output, digital audio de-embedding of active channel and an Ethernet port and WebOS for setup, switching, EDID management, firmware updates and remote reset. Additionally, the SW41-UHD is controllable via IR, RS-232 and Ethernet.


ZIG-DA14-UHD - 1x4 HDMI 2.0 Distribution Amplifier

Product Overview

HDMI 2.0 - 600 MHz HDMI distribution amplifier perfect for distributing high bandwidth (2160P60 RGB/4:4:4) HDCP 2.2 content to up to 25 UHD displays (cascading up to 8 units). Weather you need full bandwidth UHD content distributed in a retail environment or home the DA14-UHD-UHD is for you. Robust technology designed and engineered in the USA includes an Ethernet port and WebOS for configuration, EDID management (15 EDID presets & memory for more), and Firmware & Remote reset in a small footprint ½ RU.

Featured Product

MIDLITE® - Power Jumper IC™ HDTV & Sound Bar Power Relocation Kit with Interconnect

MIDLITE® - Power Jumper IC™ HDTV & Sound Bar Power Relocation Kit with Interconnect

The Power Jumper IC™ HDTV & Sound Bar Power Relocation Kit easily conceals power & A/V cables within the wall for a professional appearance. The kit is recessed and features a new low profile in-wall jumper that can be fed through 1" diameter holes. The metal strain relief bracket provides a solid connection for the interconnect. The kit comes prewired and does not require an electrician for installation. The Power Jumper IC™ is available in three options, HDTV, Sound Bar and HDTV & Sound Bar.