Octava Inc. adds User Configurable HDMI Cardframe Matrix with HDBaseT-lite to its Pro Installer series.
20 May —
Extend your HDMI Sources around your home or business over a single CAT5 or CAT6 cable to up-to eight Zones with IR Return from each Zone to control the Matrix, your Sources plus an AV Amp. User configurable Cardframe Matrix can be populated with One through Eight Output cards – start out with Four and expand your system to Five, Six, Seven or Eight Zones when budget allows. Power over Cable to the Zone Receivers makes for a very simple installation allied to Routed and Broadcast IR
The Octava HD11-ARC allows system Installers to integrate ARC enabled TV’s with non-ARC enabled AV Amplifiers, Surround Sound Systems and Soundbar Speaker systems! Additionally the HD11-ARC allows Installers to set and store pre-configured EDID settings to enable them to force HDMI or DVI equipped Sources devices to Output the preferred Video resolution and Audio format to best suit the connected system!
Responding to requests from our Installer and Integrator customers to develop an affordable 4x2 HDMI Matrix with integrated CAT6 Extenders we have developed the HD42CATMX which includes a range of New features that are bound to be popular with our Pro and DIY customers.
Responding to requests from our Installer and Integrator customers to further improve our already popular 4x8 and 4x4 HDMI over Twisted Pair Matrix we have added a second power supply socket to the Matrix. The PoC (Power over Cable) socket provides power to the matching Octava In-room Receiver (Rx) units over the connected Twisted Pair (CAT5 or CAT6) cable to simplify installation behind your slim line TV, Projector or AVR.
Responding to requests from our Installer/Integrator customers to further improve our already popular 4x4 HDMI Matrix we have improved the front Facia (all cabled connections are now on the rear of the unit), added an additional Pre Programmed ‘Forced 3D’ EDID Mode and added a USB port to enable PC based custom EDID programming.
Octava Inc. known for its innovative range of HDMI Switch, Distribution and Extender gear have come up with another first! The Octava HD41-ARC is a 4x1 HDMI + Optical + ARC Switch that enables owners of New ARC enabled Displays to listen to the TV’s inbuilt Freesat or Freeview tuner via their AV Amp or AV Receiver using an Optical connection between the HDMI Switch and the AV Amp.