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Multi-Format Switchers with Scaling and HDCP

RGB Spectrum's new Linx™ Prime switchers offer built in scaling with HDCP compliance. Users can choose from a variety of analog and digital inputs, which are converted and scaled as required to DVI/HDMI outputs.

Scaling is valuable in a number of ways: it resolves EDID compatibility issues between multiple display devices, it allows both legacy and unusual signal sources to be displayed on today's high-resolution devices, and it provides seamless switching.

Though scaling is common in single output presentation switchers, RGB Spectrum is among the first to offer HDCP compliant scaling in a matrix switcher. With the Linx Prime's mix-and-match architecture, each unit can be custom configured with just the required number of each I/O card type. Short loaded frames are field-upgradable. Linx Prime switchers are HDMI certified and offer full HDCP compliance over both copper and fiber. Users can select from a mix of input signal types including DVI, HDMI, HD/3G-SDI, RGB, YUV and DVI/HDMI over fiber.

Any incoming analog or digital signal can be routed to any output. The full range of DVI-compliant signal resolutions are supported at up to 2048x1156, 1900x1200, and 1080p for single link and up to 3840x2400 for dual link. Embedded audio in HDMI signals up to 7.1 is also supported.

Linx Prime comprises three frame sizes: 8x8, 16x16 and 32x32. Cards and power supplies are user swappable and require no special tools for installation.