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New Adapter from Gefen Connects SDI Devices to HDTV Displays

WOODLAND HILLS, CA [February 6, 2004] Gefen, an interconnectivity solutions
provider for computer and electronics components, announced the released of
its new ex-tend-it SDI to DVI Adapter. The new Adapter enables high
definition serial digital video transmitted through SDI to be converted to
DVI (digital visual interface) for output to DVI displays. It works with all
SDI and serial digital video sources, which are commonly used in broadcast
and post-production, and outputs a DVI signal compatible with LCD monitors,
HDTVs (high definition televisions), video projectors and plasma displays
with DVI.

Gefen’s SDI to DVI Adapter, priced at $999 (US), outputs RGB DVI at
1280×1024 resolution and supports PAL, NTSC, 720p, 1080p and 1080I HDTV formats.

The unit may be ordered online at or through one of Gefen’s
worldwide dealers. A complete dealer list may be obtained by emailing

Input: SMPTE 259M-C (270Mbps)
Input: SMPTE 292M (1.485/1.001 Gbps)
720P @ 60, 59.94, 50, 30, 29.97 and 25 Hz
1080p @ 30, 29.97, 25, 24 and 23.98 Hz
1080I @ 60, 59,94, 50, 48 and 47 Hz
Output: DVI (digital RGB) and DVI-HDTV
Connector: DVI-D, Female
Compliant: DVI 1.0
Dimensions (inches): 1.2 x 3.75 x 5.5
Power: external power adapter with locking power connector

About Gefen Inc:

Gefen provides computer and electronics connectivity solutions through its
ex-tend-it Professional Series, which offers multi-platform extension,
switching, distribution and conversion technologies. Gefen is currently
pioneering a full line of DVI and HDTV products that enable high definition
digital video signals to be split, switched and extended. A selection of
HDMI, fiber optics, DVI and CAT5 cabling is also available through Gefen as
well as audio, USB, CAT5, PS/2, RS232 and similar peripheral support
solutions. Detailed product information may be found at

For More Information:

Linda Morgan

Hagai Gefen

Stretch It. Switch It. Split It.
Gefens Got It.

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