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Crestron 6x4 DigitalMedia™ Distribution Center - DM-MD6X4
The seeds of DigitalMedia® were planted more than five years ago, when Crestron engineers began pioneering a new high-definition AV distribution technology that had never been undertaken: transmit uncompressed HD digital video and analog signals long distances over one wire.
The original DigitalMedia® specification called for transmitting any mix of analog and digital AV signals several hundred feet over a standard CAT5e cable. No extenders or repeaters would be allowed in the design as they would slow data communication and complicate installation.
This new technology also addressed issues with HDMI signal distribution, including management of HDCP content protection, CEC device control and EDID resolution management. Multiple pre-terminated HDMI cables would be replaced with inexpensive bulk CAT5 cabling.
Now, with thousands of successful installations and hundreds of thousands of fully-tested connection points behind it, Crestron is shipping DigitalMedia 8G+®, it’s third generation of DigitalMedia® technology, while others are still working on their first attempt.
DM-MD6X4 makes it easy to enjoy the media-rich experience of digital content - razor sharp HD video, high-definition TV, Blu-ray, streaming Internet content, Mac/Display Port, and more. Designed for any size home, DigitalMedia® 6X4 Distribution Center offers an affordable solution for distributing all digital and analog audio/video content through the whole home, over a single CAT5e wire. Built on revolutionary DigitalMedia 8G+® technology,
DM-MD6X4 accepts, manages and distributes virtually any signal type, plus control, over distances up to 330’ using just one standard CAT5e cable. DM-MD6X4 supports 1080p HD video with Deep Color and high-definition computer signals to produce unmatched pure digital signal quality, less cabling, and fewer connections. Every digital signal is preserved in its native uncompressed video resolution, ensuring a pure, HD lossless signal throughout to produce the highest quality HD experience available.
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Beginning with its engineering & design five years ago to its third generation of digital technology, DM-MD6x4 sets itself apart from all copy cats. No other product can deliver on the promise of distributing all digital video, plus analog, to multiple rooms over a single CAT 5 wire. And at a budget-friendly price point, DM-MD6X4 is not just for business and large luxury homes.
DM-MD6X4 accepts, manages and distributes virtually any signal type, plus control, Ethernet, and more up to 330' using a single standard CAT5e cable.DM-MD6X4 distributes all analog and pure high-definition digital content including 1080p with Deep Color, 3D high-definition video, control, data, and Ethernet without any need for compression/repeaters.
Six HDMI inputs handle HDTV receivers, DVD/Blu-ray players, media servers, computers, and other sources. Outputs include one HDMI and three DigitalMedia ports to provide one-wire connectivity for a local display/audio processor and five additional displays throughout the house.
By distributing any mix of analog and uncompressed HD digital signals long distances using your existing CAT5e cabling, DM-MD6X4 enables fast, reliable installations, greater design flexibility and substantially reduced cabling requirements. No need to rewire. Distances up to 330' enable streamlined, multi-room digital entertainment systems in any home.
Additionally, integrated Ethernet and USB HID distribution allows computers, media servers, and video game consoles to be installed out-of-sight, accessed from anywhere in the house and enjoyed from any room, any time.
Installer-friendly setup and diagnostic software simplify the configuration/commissioning of multi-room DigitalMedia 8G+ systems. From the front panel or using DM Tools software, the system automatically configures the best resolutions of sources/displays for optimal viewing. Points of error and bottlenecks are accurately identified for easy resolution, while the proper number of HDCP authentication keys is determined. Another big differentiator: an DM-MD6X4 system can be commissioned in as little as 15 minutes.
With the large and growing selection of HD digital content today, everyone wants to enjoy their entertainment in the sharpest quality high-def picture possible. DM-MD6X4 makes whole digital entertainment possible. It feeds your favorite HD content from a central location, across a single wire, to any or all rooms, no matter what size house. Users can play Blu-ray movies, HD cable, Apple TV, streaming Internet videos, music from iTunes, 3D video games, and more, in any room.
Users get flexibility in their digital home entertainment options like never before. Whether watching football with the gang, throwing a party for family and friends, or if everyone in the family just wants to do their own thing, DM-MD6X4 makes it happen, hassle-free.
Meanwhile, all your players, cable boxes and consoles get stored away neatly in a single rack. You'll eliminate the clutter of having a stack of equipment in every room. And, using a Crestron touch screen or remote, or your iPad, iPhone or Android® mobile device, it's all just a button touch away. No more searching for multiple remotes to turn on the TV, change channels and browse playlists. From one remote, you decide what you want playing in each room.
For more than 40 years Crestron has been the leading manufacturer of advanced control and automation systems, innovating home technology to simplify and enhance modern lifestyles. Crestron integrated solutions can be found in homes across the world controlling audio, video, home theaters, HVAC, lighting, energy management, security, and other connected home systems from easy-to-use touch screens, mobile devices, handheld remotes and keypads.
Through R&D, engineering and technology innovation Crestron home solutions continue to set the standards by which all others are measured. With the broadest line of hardware and software, Crestron’s award-winning control and automation solutions are installed in some of the most prestigious and architecturally advanced homes in the world. Only Crestron offers complete home technology solutions that can be dynamically managed — rather than just monitored and controlled. Gone are the headaches of trying to piece together disparate products from multiple manufacturers and hoping they work together. For homeowners, the result is the convenience of whole home control from anywhere in the world, increased efficiency, and a reduced carbon footprint.
In addition to World Headquarters in Rockleigh, New Jersey, Crestron has offices throughout the U.S., Canada, United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, Middle East, Latin America and Australia.
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