Cables To Go Intros School Wall Plates, A/V Switches


Cabling and connectivity solutions provider Cables To Go has announced the availability of RapidRun wall plates, designed for use with their RapidRun modular cabling system for schools.

The brushed aluminum wall plates are designed to allow teachers to easily connect to a variety of A/V components.

"Many schools and colleges have benefited from utilizing RapidRun, and now the brushed aluminum plates have been developed for use in an educational environment," said Gary Hess, Cables To Go director of product management, in a prepared statement. "The design and connectivity options specifically meet the needs of schools and other institutional applications."

As of this writing, the wall plates are available in six configurations, with the addition of more anticipated throughout the year. The current plates provide different combinations of connectors for composite video, S-video, computer sources, 3.5 mm stereo audio, left and right stereo audio, as well as keystone ports for cable and network connections, and are priced based on configuration.

In other Cables To Go news, the company has announced a new component video Matrix Selector Switch and four new TrueLink UXGA switches.

The Video Matrix Selector Switch is a $349.99, 3” x 5” inch component that carries HD video signals from any of three source devices to any of five TVs or monitors. The switch can be controlled via remote, front-panel buttons, or a computer via an RS-232 control.

The TrueLink switch lineup includes two-port and four-port UXGA monitor switcher/extenders, priced at $129.99 and $159.99, respectively, as well as 2x2 and 4x4 UXGA video/audio matrix switches, for $129.99 and $399.99. All of the switches have built-in video signal enhancement and support VGA, SVGA, XGA, SXGA, UXGA and Multisync monitors.

The Video Matrix Selector Switch and all 4 TrueLink switches are available now through Cables To Go partners.

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