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GefenPro line will present professionals with multifaceted solutions

ProDVI Matrix

Gefen, a leader in digital connectivity solutions, brings a new product line geared for broadcasters and post-production professionals to NAB this year. The GefenPro line will present professionals with multifaceted solutions that deliver functionality and features above and beyond products currently available. This includes greater matrix switchers supporting more sources and displays, longer distance signal extenders based on fiber optics, and a mix of products supporting the 3G-SDI standard.

All products include 24/7 customer support from trained technical service representatives available at Gefen. This added customer service is deemed necessary when dealing with highly demanding industries such as broadcasting and rental and staging. GefenPro products also feature a more rugged construction and internal power supplies using industry standard AC cords to improve performance and reliability in the field.

GefenPro 10x4 DVI DL Matrix

This rackmountable DVI matrix accepts ten DVI inputs that are switched to any four displays in any configuration desired. It supports two-display extended desktops or a variety of single displays for very flexible operations. Both single and dual link DVI resolutions are supported up to 3840x2400. Additional features include independent EDID programming for each input to eliminate the need to reboot after switching. RS-232 serial control and front panel buttons offer easy access and control in the field.


GefenPro 8x8 DVI DL Matrix

This rackmountable dual link DVI matrix connects eight computers to eight displays supporting dual link DVI resolutions to 3840x2400. Users select any combination of one or more computers to be viewed on one or more displays. Independent EDID programming for each DVI input eliminates the need to reboot after switching. Users have four ways to control the matrix: front panel buttons, the IR remote, RS-232 serial control or IP control with a webpage type interface.

GefenPro 16x16 DVI Matrix

This rackmountable DVI matrix connects 16 computers to 16 displays supporting resolutions up to 1920x1200. Users are able to route one or more computers to one or many displays in any combination for very flexible, simultaneous viewing. Users control matrix switching through the front panel buttons, IR remote, RS-232 serial control or by IP control using a webpage-type interface.


GefenPro 16x16 3G-SDI Matrix

This rackmountable SDI matrix connects 16 sources to 16 3G-SDI destinations supporting 1080p or 1920x1200 resolutions. Users select any combination of one or more sources to ve viewed on any display or routed to other destinations. This matrix is very flexible in its ability to route sources in any configuration of one-to-one or one-to-many. The front panel has local switching buttons viewed on an LCD display. Other methods of control include IR remote, RS-232 serial control and IP control to be accessed from a webpage-type interface. Redundant power supplies offer added convenience; if one should fail, the other will automatically provide power, eliminating signal loss while increasing reliability.

GefenPro 3G-SDI Fiber Optic Extender

This extender uses small, dongle-type sender and receiver units to extend any source using 3G-SDI up to 10 kilometers to a display over single-mode fiber optic cabling terminated in ST. Resolutions are supported up to 1080p full HD at this distance, making this a unique, long-run solution for signal extension with no latency and absolutely no signal loss.


About Gefen

Gefen supplies a wide selection of signal switchers, splitters, extenders, scalers, converters, KVM and home theater accessories that enable audio/video and computer systems to be easily integrated, extended, distributed and optimized to maximize performance. Continual product innovations ensure the company maintains its reputation as a reliable resource for installers and system integrators. The GefenTV line offers professional quality home theater accessories for plug and play operation. The GefenPro line delivers advanced solutions with bonus features for the professional market. All products are supported by technical representatives and engineers available for consultation in Gefen's Los Angeles area headquarters.