USB-C and HDMI switcher

KanexPro intros combo for conferencing

Brea, Calif.  KanexPro, an industry-leading provider of connectivity solutions to the IT and AV markets, announces a 2×1 USB-C and HDMI Switcher with USB 3.0 ports, SW-2X1USBC. The KanexPro SW-2X1USBC will debut at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2019 in Amsterdam, Netherlands from February 5 – 8, 2019.

With the ever-increasing need to connect USB-C based laptops, tablets and other devices for conferencing, KanexPro developed the SW-2X1USBC, a 2×1 USB-C and HDMI Switcher designed to seamlessly switch between HDMI and USB-C. Designed to auto-switch between two devices with simultaneous audio output, theSW-2X1USBC de-embeds to a balanced analog audio output perfect for ceiling speakers. The SW-2X1USBC backs resolutions up to 4Kx2K@60Hz, 4:4:4, 8bit and 1080p/60 and supports device extension by providing one type-B USB 3.0 port for host connection to a PC and two type-A USB ports for HID devices, such as a video conferencing camera (VTC’s), microphone, or keyboard. The SW-2X1USBC provides charging on USB-C ports up to 60W, making it an ideal companion for MacBook’s and iPads. 

“We designed the SW-2X1USBC to fill the void for USB-C and HDMI switchers with USB 3.0,” says Kashyap Khetia, Senior Product Marketing Manager for KanexPro. “The USB-C and HDMI Switcher is built to take video conferencing to the next level with intelligent, automatic switching and high-resolution video quality. At the same time, it will also charge devices such as MacBook Pro’s and the latest iPads. The SW-2X1USBC seamlessly switches from one source to another without compromising audio quality, video quality, or user experience.”

The KanexPro SW-2X1USBC features multiple methods of control. In Auto Mode, the SW-2X1USBC will automatically switch to the first detected source device. If the active source is removed, the SW-2X1USBC will transition to the lowest numbered output. TheSW-2X1USBC can be manually controlled with the intuitive from panel buttons, RS-232 command or any 3rd party control systems. 

Visit KanexPro in stand 1-N15 at ISE 2019 from February 5 – 8, 2018. For more information on KanexPro, please visit Connect with KanexPro on FacebookTwitter and on LinkedIn for product announcements and news.         

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