MuxLab Component Video Hub Streamlines Cabling

Montreal, Canada — MuxLab Inc (www.muxlab.com), a designer and manufacturer of CCTV and audio-video connectivity solutions for copper twisted pair, announces its latest product for the custom audio-video installation and structured cabling markets…The Component Video Hub (500250, 500251, 500252, 500253).

Developed for commercial AV and digital signage integrators, the Component Video Hub distributes high resolution component video (RGB/YPbPr) plus Digital Audio to up to eight (8) or sixteen (16) displays (depending on the model) via Category 5 twisted pair. The product may be cascaded with other hubs to support up to two (2) levels and features built-in ground loop isolation on every port for maximum picture quality.

The Component Video Hub works in conjunction with MuxLab’s Component Video/Digital Audio Balun (500050) to provide a complete and cost-efficient cabling solution. Applications include digital signage, boardroom systems, multi-room systems, classroom training, retail systems, electronic billboards, electronic signs, videohttp://www.wirespring.com/Solutions/kiosks.html kiosks, point-of-sale displays, in-store video.

The product is fully UTP–based with RJ45S connectors on both the input and output ports, allowing the product to be installed in a local telecom room in a structured cabling system. The product supports HDTV (1080i/p) resolution up to 500 ft (152m) via Cat5 between the video source and the furthest display with the hub being situated anywhere within the 500 ft range. At standard resolution (480i/p), the product supports up to 1,000 ft (300m) via Cat5.

The product is expected to be available through MuxLab distributors by November 2006.

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