USB KVM extender with stereo audio capabilities
November 21, 2007 -- Adder's AdderLink X Series X200 of USB KVM extenders are designed to provide optimal clarity for sound and video applications.
November 21, 2007 -- Adder, a developer of KVM switches, extenders and KVM over IP platforms, has announced the availability of its AdderLink X Series X200 extender. This USB keyboard, video and mouse extender features stereo audio capabilities, while supporting resolutions up to 1920 x 1200.
The device features an integrated two port KVM switch, allowing control of two target devices, each up to 300 m/1000 ft. away across Cat 5 or higher UTP cable, using a single keyboard and mouse. The AdderLink X200 receiver can also be used as a remote user station for the company's AdderView CATx range of KVM switches.
According to the company, integrated features that maintain audio and video clarity include skew correction with a 300 MHz bandwidth, video compensation to adjust the picture sharpness and brightness, 44.1 kHz digital stereo high fidelity audio for speakers and DDC for automatic video setup, and USB emulation and country code reporting (SUN and MAC CPUs).
The AdderLink X200 is currently available in three different models:
X200-USB/P -- 100 m/300 ft. extender pair, USB CAM, no audio, no de-skew
X200A-USB/P -- 100 m/300 ft. extender pair, USB CAM, with audio, no de-skew
X200AS-USB/P -- 300 m/1000 ft. extender pair, USB CAM, with audio and de-skew
"As USB technologies continue to gain popularity, we are introducing the X200 series of KVM extenders to fill a market need for a solution that delivers USB functionality coupled with unsurpassed stereo and audio capabilities," comments Nigel Dickens, Adder's technical director.