Av, Presentation & Display
NEC Debuts 2 New Media Switches
new HDBaseT media switches introduced by NEC
Solutions of America aim to give educators the ease of what
amounts to simple on-off
switch capability when using multiple NEC large displays and projectors.
The NPO1SW1 media switch will give users control
of video, audio, power and LAN with a single Ethernet cable. The simple
button allows the user to easily switch back and forth among multiple
for the NPO1SW1 includes three HDMI
sources, LAN and USB A/B. No special programming knowledge or training
necessary to control turning on or off projectors or large-format
same is the case with adjusting the volume.
beauty of the NPO1SW1 is the elegant simplicity
in controlling multiple sources and leveraging HDBaseT to send ultra HD
video over great distances," said Keith Yanke, senior director of
marketing for large screen displays and projectors at NEC Display. "At
core, the media switches were built to make our technologies easy to
use and to
The NPO1SW2 includes the NPO1SW1 and
receiver module, to be used with NEC devices that do not have open
specification option slots.
models have infrared windows that enable
control via display devices' remote control and a wall-mounting
required. They are pre-programmed for on-off control of NEC displays
and volume control for speakers and microphones is included.
models are available now. The NPO1SW1 has a
minimum advertised price of $699 and the NPO1SW2 of $849.
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.