Vertiv Announces New Line of High-Definition, IP-Based Signal Extender for Control Rooms in Asia Pacific

Vertiv introduced the Vertiv Avocent HMX 3080/4080 series, an IP-based signal extender allowing users to remotely transmit DVI video, audio, USB and RS232 signals over a Gigabit network. The product is available now, exclusively in Greater China, South East Asia, Australia, New Zealand and India. 

The Vertiv Avocent HMX 3080/4080 series joins the company’s high performance IP-based KVM portfolio. It improves from the Avocent HMX 1080/2080 series with the below key benefits: 

Key Benefits

  • Enhanced Performance: Comprising transmitter and receiver units, each device is assigned a unique IP address to help mitigate KVM transmission losses.
  • Flexible Architecture: The desktop-based Avocent HMX 3080/4080 offers multiple connectivity options. The receiver and transmitters can be directly connected using CATx and fiber cables. Using the integrated network ports, a single transmitter can be connected to multiple receivers or vice versa, and for connectivity redundancy.
  • Virtual IP Matrix: With sufficient bandwidth and network switch ports, an IP matrix architecture can support up to 65,000 receivers in the same network.
  • Ease of Use: Any receiver terminal in the network can autodetect and configure all the devices in the network.

The Avocent HMX 3080/4080 is ideal for control room settings in broadcast, emergency management, industrial, and energy organizations that require high-definition video and high quality audio. 

Priyaranjan Nayak, director – sales – IT management systems, rack PDU & racks for Vertiv India, said, “The Avocent HMX 3080/4080 features enhanced performance and flexible architecture aimed at preventing transmission losses and providing multiple connectivity options. With its ability to seamlessly transmit high-quality audio and video remotely, this new offering will help organizations build a resilient and robust IT management fabric.”

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