Next Generation Audio Processor from Gefen Integrates Four Hi-Def Sources and Outputs 5.1 Surround Sound with Built-in Amplification
(Virtual Press Office
) -- Booth #819, San Francisco CA – Gefen’s newest audio processor, the A/V Processor w/Audio Amplifier combines source switching and audio processing in an integrated, one-box solution. It connects four hi-def sources using HDMI and outputs HDMI audio as 5.1 surround sound with 25 watts per channel amplification. It also connects two digital (optical, coax) and one analog (L/R) audio sources, which are output as 5.1 surround sound. When one of the four HDMI inputs is selected, video is delivered as 1080p full HD with 3DTV pass-through to any connected display or projector. Multi-channel audio from the HDMI input is delivered as 5.1 surround sound through standard RCA connectors or directly to speakers using standard binding posts. It works with all HDMI devices including cameras, tablets and Blu-ray players. If the optical, coax or L/R analog audio input is selected, audio is also delivered as 5.1 surround sound through RCA connectors or binding posts. CD players, MP3 players, laptops and iPods can all be connected through the digital and analog audio ports.
“Studios can use the A/V Processor w/Audio Amplifier to send audio to an existing amplifier or to connect directly to surround sound speakers with built-in amplification to enhance the audio quality,” said Hagai Gefen, president and CEO, Gefen.
An LCD on the front panel of the processor provides status information. Front panel buttons provide access to the on-screen display menu, volume and power control. An IR remote and RS-232 port offer additional methods of control including 12v triggers for automation systems.
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Gefen supplies a wide selection of signal switchers, splitters, extenders, scalers, converters, KVM, digital signage 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 integrators. All products include lifetime support from technical representatives and engineers available for consultation. Detailed product information is available at http://www.gefen.com