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Gefen Releases HD Switcher and Extension Solutions

DVI-DL Switcher and DVI-2000 HD extender available now (January 13, 2005)

Two new dual link DVI products from Gefen work with high definition video transmitted through dual link DVI, which uses all 24 pins of the connector to send video at resolutions up to 3840 x 2400 at 60Hz.

The DVI-DL Switcher (MSRP $699) allows you to connect two sources to a display equipped with just one input. You select which source to view manually or with a remote control. The switch between sources occurs instantly, offering immediate access to the source.

The DVI-2000 HD (MSRP $1399) uses a sender and receiver system to send dual link DVI video up to 1640 feet (500 meters) over fiber optic cables. The sender unit connects to the source and the receiver unit to the extended display. Sender and receiver are linked by multimode fiber optic cables designed to prevent signal degradation at long distances.

Both the 2x1 DVI-DL Switcher and the DVI-2000 HD are engineered to deliver high definition video that is HDCP (high bandwidth digital content protection) compliant. Both will be available online at or through a Gefen reseller.

About Gefen
Gefen provides consumer electronics and audio/video connectivity solutions with multi-platform extension, switching, distribution and conversion capabilities. Gefen is consistently the first to deliver advanced technologies for home theater, computers and other AV environments. Products support high definition digital video, analog video and digital and analog audio using various interfaces such as HDMI, DVI, dual link DVI, HD-SDI, SDI, VGA, USB, Firewire and RS-232. A wide selection of cabling is also available through Gefen.

Detailed information may be found online at


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