Crestron Promises Optimal Video via HD-SCALER
The new solution is designed to optimize analog and digital signals on any HD display.
April 19, 2011 by Rachel Cericola

All scalers are not created equal. Thankfully, Crestron can give your display a nice boost, via the company’s new HD-SCALER.

Crestron just announced the release of this high-def video scaler, which promises to display every and all video sources reliably, correctly and optimally, regardless of the display’s native resolutions.

Of course, many displays have a scaler built in. However, not all are designed to display all the different resolutions and formats we see today. Just connect the HD-SCALER to the HDMI or DVI input of any video display; it’s that easy.

“Whether you’re giving a presentation in a boardroom, a lecture in a classroom, or watching a Blu-ray movie in your home theater, most of us just want the image on our high-definition screens to display properly and look right every time,” said Vincent Bruno, Crestron’s director of marketing. “Not all displays accept all resolutions. HD-SCALER delivers a simple, easy-to-install solution that provides the best resolutions no matter what the source or display is.”

Crestron’s HD-SCALER can handle standard and high-definition video sources with resolutions up to 1080p60 progressive and 1080i30 interlaced, as well as computer sources up to UXGA 1600x1200 and WUXGA 1920x1200. It’s also a good solution when adding digital connectivity and scaling to existing analog systems.

Designed for simple set-and-forget operation, the compact, low-profile design allows HD-SCALER to be mounted right behind a flat-panel display, above a ceiling projector, or in back of an equipment rack. To find out more about the product or availability, contact your local Crestron dealer/installer.

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Rachel Cericola - Contributing Writer
Over the past 15 years, Rachel Cericola has covered entertainment, web and technology trends. Check her out at

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