ELAN Launches New Line of HDMI Video Distribution Solutions for Custom Installers

Demonstrating its commitment to provide custom installers with end-to-end control solutions, ELAN by Core Brands today introduced a new line of feature-rich HDMI products that include matrix switchers, HDBaseT receivers and transmitters, a Video over IP receiver and transmitter, and a Video over IP control module. The debut was made at ISE 2017 at Core Brands Stand 1-N53 at the RAI Convention Center in Amsterdam.

“ELAN is back in the residential video distribution space in a big way,” promised ELAN Product Manager Eric Herdman. “ELAN may be known as the pioneer of smart home control, but the brand’s inception is deeply rooted in audio and video distribution. With this introduction, we are configuring video distribution solutions that meet the specific needs of residential installations. ELAN’s new line of HDMI products provides custom installers with a complete range of state-of-the-art options for end-to-end home control and automation solutions.”

ELAN’s HDMI line includes:

  • The EL-4KPM-V88-A2416 – 4K 8x8 video matrix that is HDCP 2.2 compliant and transmits HDMI, Bi-directional IR and PoH (PoE) up to lengths of 100m over a single CAT cable.  

  • The EL-4KPM-V66-A1812 – 4K 6x6 video matrix that is HDCP 2.2 compliant and transmits HDMI, Bi-directional IR and PoH (PoE) up to lengths of 100m over a single CAT cable. 

  • The EL-4KM-V88 – 4K 8x8 matrix that is HDCP 2.2 compliant with a combination of 6 HDBaseT and 2 HDMI Outputs that delivers HDMI, Bi-directional IR and PoH (PoE) up to lengths of 70m over a single CAT cable. 

  • The EL-4KM-V44-KIT – 4K HDCP 2.2 matrix package that delivers HDMI, Bi-directional IR and PoH (PoE) up to lengths of 70m over a single CAT cable that includes 4 HDBaseT receivers. 

  • The EL-4KHDBT-RX-40-IR – HDBaseT receiver that receives HDMI, Bi-directional IR and Bi-directional PoH (PoE) up to lengths of 70m (4K up to 40m). 

  • The EL-4KHDBT-RX-40-IRS – HDBaseT receiver that receives HDMI, RS-232, Bi-directional IR and Bi-directional PoH (PoE) up to lengths of 70m (4K up to 40m). 

  • The EL-4KHDBT-RX-70-E-ARC-IRS – HDBaseT receiver that delivers HDMI, ARC (Audio Return Channel), Ethernet, Bi-directional IR and PoH (PoE) up to lengths of 100m over a single CAT cable (4K up to 70m). 

  • The EL-4KHDBT-KIT-40-IRS – HDBaseT Extender that extends HDMI, RS-232, Bi-directional IR & RS232 and Bi-directional PoH (PoE) up to lengths of 70m (4K up to 40m). 

  • The EL-4KHDBT-KIT-70-E-ARC-IRS – HDBaseT Extender that delivers HDMI with HDCP 2.2 support, Bi-directional IR, RS232 and PoH (PoE) up to lengths of 100m (4K up to 70m) over a single CAT cable. 

  • The EL-4KM-VW44 – 4x4 4K Seamless Switching HDMI/VGA Matrix with a video wall and Multi-viewer feature, and enables IR routing, RS-232, IR and TCP/IP Control. 

  • The EL-4KPM-VIP-TX – IP Multicast UHD Video Transmitter that allows virtually latency free (1 frame) distribution of HDMI video over a 1GB Network switch. 

  • The EL-4KPM-VIP-RX – IP Multicast UHD Video Receiver that allows virtually latency free (1 frame) distribution of HDMI video over a 1GB Network switch 

  • The EL-4KPM-VIP-CTRL – IP Multicast Control module that allows distribution of HDMI video over a 1GB Network switch and simple control of the VoIP system in ELAN projects.

“ELAN’s new HDMI line truly provides custom installers with the solutions they need to build an innovative, feature-rich and reliable video distribution system,” Herdman concluded. “Along with the new ELAN 8 software update, this is part of our commitment to deliver systems that are easy-to-install and easy-to-configure to help our dealers exceed their clients’ expectations.”

ELAN’s HDMI line will ship in late Q1 through Q2. For more information, visit Core Brands Stand 1-N53 at ISE 2017. For hi-res images, click here.