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SKU
64237
MPN
EXT-DVI-148

Gefen 1x8 DVI Distribution Amplifier

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  • Splits one Single-Link DVI source to eight Single-Link DVI outputs
  • Supports video resolutions up to 1920 x 1200
  • HDCP-compliant
  • Easy Plug-and-Play installation
  • Rack-mountable
  • Supports DDWG standard for DVI monitors
The Gefen 1:8 DVI Distribution Amplifier is the perfect solution for anyone who needs to send one source of digital high definition video to multiple displays at the same time. It supports all DVI equipment, such as computers, HD-DVD players and satellite set top boxes and all DVI displays. DVI (digital visual interface) is a common connector used throughout the industry to connect digital video displays to video sources. In operation, the digital video source is connected to the distribution amplifier on one side. On the other side, eight video outputs are available to be used in part or in full. Once the unit is connected and powered, your video source is routed to up to eight digital displays at the same time. 

For home theater applications, the unit is HDCP (high bandwidth digital content protection) compliant, making it effective for use with all HDTV displays. HDCP is a standard "key" encoded into the DVI signal to prevent video data from being pirated. HDCP was strongly endorsed by the entertainment industry. If a source device is HDCP coded and is connected to a HDTV display or projector via DVI without the proper HDCP decoding mechanism, the picture is relegated to "snow" or in some cases, a very low (480P) resolution. In order to see protected content, the source, the display and any device in between must be equipped with DVI connections that can enable HDCP using "software key" decoding.

How It Works

Simply connect your DVI video source to the 1:8 DVI Distribution Amplifier''s input using the supplied DVI cable. Then connect up to eight DVI displays to the unit''s eight DVI outputs. Once connected and powered, your video source will be seen on all eight displays at the same time.

Note:  

All connected displays that cannot show the same video resolution(s) as the Primary Display connected to Output #1 may fail to show a picture. Secondary displays follow the Primary by sharing the resolution and capability information (EDID) obtained from the Primary Display. 

DVI, HDCP & HDMI Defined

Features:

  • Splits one Single-Link DVI source to eight Single-Link DVI outputs
  • Supports video resolutions up to 1920 x 1200
  • HDCP-compliant
  • Easy Plug-and-Play installation
  • Rack-mountable
  • Supports DDWG standard for DVI monitors
In the Box
  • (1) 1:8 DVI DA
  • (1) 6 ft. DVI cable
  • (1) 24V External Power Supply
  • (1) Rack Ears
More Information
SKU64237
BrandsGefen
MPNEXT-DVI-148
Product ConditonNew
Specifications
Maximum Pixel Clock  165MHz
Input Video Signal 1.2V p-p
Input DDC Signal 5V p-p (TTL)
Video Input Connector (1) DVI-I 29 pin, female
Video Output Connectors (8) DVI-I 29 pin, female
Power Supply 24 V DC, Locking
Power Consumption 60W (max.)
Dimensions (W x D x H) 17.1" x 5.4" x 1.75"
Rack Size 1U (rack ears included)
Shipping Weight 6 lbs
WARNING: This product may expose you to chemicals which are known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.
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