Extron launches fibre optic extender and matrix switcher range


Extron has unveiled its FOX3 series of fibre optic extenders and matrix switchers, designed for end-to-end distribution of 4K video, audio, control, USB and 3D sync.

The fibre platform supports HDMI 2.0 data rates up to 18 Gbps and includes HDCP 2.2 compliancy for secure transmission of uncompressed 4K/60 4:4:4 video over two fibres or lossless video over one fibre. 

FOX3 extenders include built-in USB for KVM applications and include Extron’s Vector 4K scaling technology. 

Audio breakaway, audio embedding/de-embedding, DMP and Dante integration are also included as additional capabilities. 

AV signals are distributed through a selection of modular matrix swtichers from 8x8 to 320x320 and include features such as redundant power supplies, hot-swappable modules and Ethernet monitoring.