IHSE USA’s new 485 Series supports fiber/cat-x media conversion with redundant path options
Cranbury, New Jersey – May 13, 2014-IHSE USA, a global provider of ultra-fast and secure KVM matrix switch and extender solutions for broadcast related environments and government agencies today announced the introduction of a new family of fiber/cat-x media converters and cross-repeaters. The new 485 series were specifically designed for applications requiring cross conversion of cat-x to fiber, repeating cat-x or fiber interconnects for longer distances, or connecting redundant path operations for zero down-time operations. These cost effective media converters/repeaters can be used with IHSE USA’s vario, compact, and enterprise line of switch products.
The 485 series is the perfect cost savings solution when only a few signals need to be shared longer distances between buildings or multi-level office buildings. Signals available on a cat x matrix switch system can be converted to fiber for transmission and converted back to cat x at the receiver (or vice-versa). This is useful in bridging buildings with copper-based switch/extender systems that are located some distance apart. High-quality signal processing and integral amplification ensures no signal degradation or transmission artifacts. These devices can be deployed between extenders as point-to-point or between extenders and matrices. For instance, IHSE USA’s cat x matrix systems can easily be retrofitted to support longer run fiber requirements by adding a set of 485 cat x to fiber media converters.
For critical path operations, the 485 series is offered with a redundant path option. Each 485 series includes two parallel path interconnects (RJ-45 or LC fiber) for primary/secondary operations. A typical scenario would have the local extender connected to the 485 unit with the primary connection to a KVM matrix switch and the secondary connection as a by-pass directly to the remote extender. In the event of a switch failure, the local and remote extenders can still communicate as a direct point-to-point path. The 485 Series family features bi-directional data ports allowing any port to be configured as an input or output. No additional configuration is required
About IHSE USA
IHSE USA is a leading provider of KVM (keyboard, video & mouse) products supporting long distance signal extenders and switching for DVI, HDMI, VGA, SDI, USB, audio and RS-232 serial data. For 30 years, IHSE, a global original design manufacture, has been developing new and innovative ways of supporting next generation products for KVM and signal extenders. IHSE technology is deployed worldwide by public and private organizations such as broadcasting, post production, government and military, medical, financial and oil & petroleum industries. The company offers a complete line of DVI and HDMI video extenders over Cat-X or Fiber optic cables for “mission critical” video and data access.
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Dan E. Holland
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