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John Kurtinecz

ProAVNews: Extron XMP 240 Fast and Easy Channel Count Expansion For Dante Systems

Introducing the XMP 240 Expansion Matrix Processor, featuring an extensive mix matrix with 24 channels of AEC and 48x48 Dante connectivity in only a half rack space. The XMP 240 can also be used standalone for matrix processing in an all network audio system. When connected to a DMP Plus Series processor via Dante or the EXP expansion port, a complete system is created that offers up to 36 channels of AEC, a USB audio interface, analog connectivity, and optional VoIP. A system expanded with an XMP 240 is capable of supporting multiple beam forming microphone arrays alongside numerous other Dante sources, with enough outputs to support multiple zones and destination devices. Ideal for network audio systems based on Dante or AES67, the XMP 240 allows for high channel count audio input and ou...
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ProAVNews: Extron Now Shipping! SHARELINK PRO 500 Powerful and Cost-Effective Wireless Collaboration

Extron is pleased to announce the immediate availability of their new ShareLink™ Pro 500 Wired and Wireless Presentation Gateway that enables anyone to present content from computers, tablets, or smartphones on a display for easy and cost-effective collaboration. It features advanced technology that supports simultaneous display of up to four devices, including an HDMI-connected device. The HDMI input supports wired devices, such as a signage player or other AV source. The ShareLink Pro 500 has collaboration and moderator modes that facilitate both open and controlled collaboration environments. When used with Extron GVE – GlobalViewer® Enterprise software, multiple units can be managed across an enterprise or campus. The ShareLink Pro 500 offers professional capabilities that make it easy...
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ProAVNews: Crestron New Product Announcement! MC4 4-Series Media Room Controler

This compact 4-Series control system delivers a significant increase in processing power and memory, plus enhanced enterprise security features. It's the perfect solution for device control needs, big and small, where space is at a premium - it can be mounted to a single rack rail. With onboard Ethernet, RS-232, IR, relay, Versiports and integrated infiNET EX® and ER wireless gateway, the MC4 gives you a compact control powerhouse. To learn more about this product, get a free quote or to schedule a demo send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 800.554.5539​​
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ProAVNews: Crestron New Product Announcement! DigitalMedia™ 4KZ Single Gang Transmitter

This new 1-gang mountable interface provides up to a 4K60 4:4:4 and HDR source as part of a complete DigitalMedia system – the world's only end-to-end system with this capability today. It connects to the DM 8G+® input of a DM® switcher or receiver via a single CAT5e cable. Includes IR and RS-232 control ports.To learn more about this product, get a free quote or to schedule a demo send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 800.554.5539​​
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ProAVNews: Now Shipping! Extron The World's Only 8 Channel Half-Rack Amp Just Got More Powerful Now Offering Eight 75 Watt Channels

Extron is excited to announce the immediate availability of the XPA U 758 eight channel half-rack amplifier. Offering eight channels at 75 watts per channel, the new XPA U 758 offers increased power, making it ideal for a wide range of applications. The XPA U 758 lets you install sixteen 75 watt channels in an unprecedented one rack space, without the need to waste empty rack spaces for ventilation. An Extron XPA Ultra amplifier lets you install more channels of more power into less space than ever before.Key Features75 watts rms output power per channel at 8 ohms, all channels drivenENERGY STAR® qualified amplifier Extron Patented CDRS™ - Class D Ripple Suppression Convection cooled, fanless operation can be stacked without extra rack space for ventilationEight channels in a 1U, half-rack...
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