SmartAVI 8 In 8 Out AV08X08AS Audio VGA Video Router
The SmartAVI 8 in 8 out Audio Video Router, AV08X08AS, is a high-quality switching Matrix for VGA video and stereo audio signals. This 8 in 8 out VGA Video Audio Router allows you to route video and audio signals from up to 8 computers to 8 VGA Monitors and speakers. All signal formats are catered for including VGA, SVGA, XGA and UXGA. Standard VGA connector (HD15 sockets) are used on the rear for ease of installation for video connectivity. The SmartAVI AV08X08AS unit has a very high bandwidth (400MHz) routing matrix for the Red, Green and Blue video channels. The color signals are balanced internally. This combined signal is then driven out through boosted signals. There is an option for local audio output on the front of the unit to help accommodate multi-room audio systems. The audio is presented as Jack stereo pair. Output drivers allow the audio to be connected to any amplifier input at line level. The audio will follow whichever source device is selected. The SmartAVI AV08X08AS unit can be controlled via a RS422 port connecting via a RJ45 on the front of the main chassis. Two connectors are provided for expansion, allowing a simple Cat5 patch cable to link to additional units. An adjustable rotary switch allows each unit to be assigned a unique ID read when the unit is first powered up. An optional Windows application (SmartNetControl) is available including a RS232 to RS422 converter. In addition to the centralized control from a computer, each output can be selected individually at the remote receiver location.
There is an additional option for TCP/IP and telnet control that allows you to access and control this unit remotely over IP.