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LINDY launches 8 Port HDMI Splitter

Stockton-on-Tees, UK (17th May 2007) – LINDY Electronics today announced the launch of its new 8 Port HDMI Splitter that will enable users to connect up to eight HDMI or DVI equipped display devices to a single High Definition source such as a set top box, DVD player or computer.

The LINDY 8 Port HDMI Splitter supports HDTV resolutions of up to1080p with multi channel digital audio and can be used with cable runs of up to 30m. It is HDMI 1.2 and DVI 1.0 compliant and has a built in EDID simulator and HDCP key-set, which allows each output to function independently. The Splitter will be particularly useful in retail showroom installations where it can be used to distribute HD signals to the many display devices on show. Its neat and compact design also makes it ideal for use in domestic as well as commercial installations.

“Whenever I visit audiovisual showrooms I am often surprised and slightly disappointed that although there is usually an impressive display of HDTVs, very few of them are actually displaying an HD signal,” comments Stephen Fawcett, Senior Product Manager of LINDY Electronics. “It makes sense for them to have a limited number of HD sources, but if they used the LINDY HDMI Splitter, which can be cascaded up to 3 levels, they would potentially have 22 outputs from a single source. This, together with its support for long cable runs, would make it the perfect answer to enable them show off their products in all of their glory.”

For installations that require the same high specification but with fewer ports, LINDY has also released a 4 port version of the LINDY HDMI Splitter.

Additional specifications:

• HDCP compliant for trouble-free operation
• Supports maximum cable distances of up to 30m (15m in, 15m out)
• 2 year warranty
• HDMI 1.2, HDCP 1.1 and DVI 1.0 compliant
• Supports HDTV resolutions: 480i, 576i, 480p, 576p, 720p, 1080i and 1080p
• When used with computers, supports DVI-D resolutions of up to 1920 x 1200
• Supports multi-channel digital audio
• Built-in EDID simulator and HDCP key-set allows each output to work independently when connecting to an HDMI display
• Can be cascaded up to 3 levels (depending on cable quality)
• Supports transmission distances of up to 30m (max. 15m in, 15m out)
• Each buffered output can run up to 15m @ 1600 x 1200
• Maximum bandwidth: 165MHz
• Input Port: 1 x HDMI Female
• Output Ports: 4 x HDMI Female
• Power and Sync LEDs
• 5V DC power supply included
• Dimensions: 200 x 104 x 24mm (WxDxH)

Notes to editors:

The LINDY HDMI Splitter 8 Port part no 32589 is available now, RRP £349.00
The LINDY HDMI Splitter 4 Port part no 32588 is available now, RRP £199.00

Photo available here:

LINDY HDMI Splitter 8 Port http://www.lindy.com/uk/lindy/press/uk/images/32589_PR.jpg
LINDY HDMI Splitter 4 Port http://www.lindy.com/uk/lindy/press/uk/images/32588_PR.jpg

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About LINDY Electronics

For over seventy years LINDY has been providing leading-edge technology products from petrol lamps in the 1930s, to the very latest innovative designs in computer connectivity today. With offices throughout Europe, the US and Australia, LINDY is renowned for the high quality of its goods, obtained by keeping a strict control over all design and manufacture stages, and excellent levels of customer service. www.lindy.co.uk

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