Accell Introduces New 4 -1 HDMI 1.3a Category 2 Switch

UltraAV 4-1 HDMI 1.3a Switch Offers Scalable Solution for Today and Tomorrow's Home Theater Systems

International CES, Las Vegas, NV. - Accell, a leader of enhanced connectivity, announced today that they plan to debut their UltraAV 4 -1 HDMI 1.3a Switch at the 2008 International CES. Accell's latest switch gives home theater owners a future -proof solution designed to support the emerging class of HDMI 1.3a Category 2 devices, also known as HDMI 1.3 High -Speed. Fully compatible with both the new HDMI 1.3a Category 2 specification as well as all earlier HDMI versions, the UltraAV 4 -1 HDMI 1.3a Switch fits in with home theater systems of today and tomorrow.


2008 International CES will be held from January 7 -10 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Accell will be demonstrating the new UltraAV 4 -1 HDMI 1.3a Switch, along with other enhanced connectivity solutions, at the CES Expo South Hall 2, Booth 26534.

"We're once again looking forward to exhibiting our line of enhanced connectivity products at CES," said Tenny Sin, Accell's Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "As one of the first 4 -1 switches to support HDMI 1.3a Category 2, the UltraAV 4 -1 HDMI 1.3a Switch is sure to generate excitement among the home theater audience."

Equipped with four HDMI inputs, Accell's UltraAV 4 -1 HDMI 1.3a Switch enables home theater owners to seamlessly connect up to four HDMI devices -including Sony PS3, Blu -Ray, and HD -DVD players -to a high definition television or other display. Featuring smart auto -switching technology, the UltraAV 4 -1 HDMI 1.3a Switch automatically detects the active video source and switches to it. As a result, home users no longer need to juggle HDMI cables, or manually select the active signal.

The UltraAV 4 -1 HDMI 1.3a Switch supports up to 1080p HD resolution, Dolby Tru -HD and DTS -HD audio formats, 6.75 Gbps high -speed data transfer, and 36 -bit deep color. The switch also includes a convenient Infrared Extender, typically an optional add -on with other switches, that enables the remote control to interact with the switch even without line -of -sight. It also features a built -in signal booster that supports up to a 65' (20m) HDMI cable run.


About CES
The International CES is produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the consumer technology industry. CEA represents more than 2,100 corporate members involved in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and integration of consumer electronics products. All profits from CES are reinvested into industry services, including technical training and education, industry promotion, engineering standards development, market research and legislative advocacy. For more information on the 2008 International CES conference program and detailed conference schedules, please visit www.CESweb.org/conferences.

About Accell
Accell Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of BizLink Technology, is focused on the design, manufacture and delivery of affordable, high quality connectivity products including audio/video interconnects and distribution systems, computer and networking cables. Accell produces high quality and innovative connectivity products by combining the low cost benefits of a global manufacturer and the design capabilities of a Silicon Valley based engineering and marketing team. Accell is a member of CEDIA and CEA. For more information, please visit our Web site at www.accellcables.com.

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