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Gefens 1×4 DVI Monitor Switcher Increases HDTV Viewing Options

WOODLAND HILLS, CA – June 21, 2005 – The latest trend in HDTV switchers allowed the connection of multiple video sources to one display for easy access to one of several sources. Now you can just as easily integrate multiple televisions and displays to a single source.

Gefen’s new 1×4 DVI Monitor Switcher works in reverse from its traditional switchers, supporting the connection of up to four displays to one high definition video source.

It is designed to switch the video between several monitors for applications commonly used in broadcast, post-production, entertainment, retail, security and educational industries.

Users select which monitor will display the video with an IR remote control. Switching is performed with no down time and high resolutions up to 1080p and 1920×1200 are supported.

Gefen’s 1×4 DVI Monitor Switcher is also HDCP (high bandwidth digital content protection) compliant and will pass through high definition video intact.

“We devised this model to augment our growing line of HDTV switchers,” said Hagai Gefen, president and CEO. “It seemed the logical next step to support those audio/video systems that need to assign video to specific rooms in the home or office, or in more commercial environments such as post-production.”

Gefen’s 1×4 DVI Monitor Switcher (MSRP $399) comes equipped with one DVI input, four DVI outputs and one 5v power supply. It is available to order online at or through an authorized 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 selection of cabling is also available. Additional information may be found at

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