DVI-Vision - transmission of DVI signals via CAT or fibre optics

The system consists of a computer module (transmitter) and a user module (receiver) and enables you to operate a computer on a local or remote console.

DVI-Vision uses CAT-x cables or fibre optics to transmit signals up to 10,000 m. The devices use DVI video and are available as variants displaying 1, 2 or 4 video channels. It is also possible to transmit transparent USB 2.0, RS232 and audio signals.

With its network port, the web interface and monitoring functions, the DVI-Vision system offers important features for mission-critical applications.

Transmission

DVI-Vision systems are available as CAT or Fiber variants. These differ by the used transmission cable between the CPU and CON module.

CAT-x cable

The signals are transmitted via copper cables. You can reach up to 140 m transmission length with this cable type.

Transmission bandwith of the DVI-Vision-CAT = 1,25 Gbit/s

Fibre optics

Big distances are bridgeable with fibre optics. The signals can be transmitted by multimode or singlemode fibers up to 10,000 m.

Transmission bandwith of the DVI-Vision-Fiber = 3,125 Gbit/s

Product details

FeaturesDetailsVariantsExpansionInstallationSpecifications

Screen-Freeze Function

If the console module loses the video signal due to a broken connection or a problem with the computer's graphics card, the Screen-Freeze function "freezes" the last displayed image of the monitor. This state is highlighted by a red semi-transparent frame. The function is automatically cancelled when the display receives an active video signal.

Monitoring

  • With the Monitoring function, you can auto-output device status messages to Syslog servers or SNMP. The web interface lets you monitor the device manually. The Monitoring function of the DVI-Vision queries the following values:
  • Proactive monitoring of device states
  • Event reporting function (Syslog or SNMP traps)
  • Status power supply unit (on/off)
  • Status temperature threshold device (in/over limit)
  • Status connection cables (ok/nok)
  • Status computer (on/off)
  • Status image signal graphics card computer (available/not available)
  • Status network
  • Fan monitoring
  • Status SFP modules (in -Fiber variants)
  • Status interfaces (CPU and CON modules)
  • Freeze status (all channels)
  • Type of display (local and remote)

Video

  • Highly developed compression algorhythm of the latest generation for best video quality and latency-free transmission - The High-Dynamic-Image-Processing level 3
  • Single-Link DVI signals
  • Resolutions per channel up to 1920 × 1200 @ 60 Hz (more VESA and CEA standardized resolutions within the video bandwith and the horizontal / vertical frequency are possible, e.g. 1600 x 1200 @ 60 Hz)
  • Video bandwidth: 25 to 165 MPixel/s
  • Vertical frequency: 24 Hz to 120 Hz
  • 24 bit colour mode
  • Supports digital and analog monitors at the console
  • Transparent forwarding of E-DDC information
  • Single- and multi-channel variants

Operation

  • At both modules console with all video channels
  • via Web-Interface or OSD
  • Competing or exclusive operation via local or remote workplace

Signals

  • Transmission of bidirectional audio and RS232
  • PS/2 and USB keyboard/mouse support
  • Integrated USB 2.0 transmission with Full Speed (ARU variant)
  • Transparent transmission of USB 2.0 with Hi-Speed 480 MBit/s (ARU2 variant)
  • Generic USB-HID interface for connecting any HID device, e.g. touchscreens or tablets

Transmission

  • Distances up to 140 meters at maximum resolution over CAT-x cable (x = 5e, 6, 7; depending on cable)
  • Distances up to 400 metres at maximum resolution with multimode fiber optics
  • Distances up to 5,000 (S) or 10,000 m (S+) metres at maximum resolution with singlemode fiber optics

Device

  • Supports PS/2 and USB keyboard/mouse; allows mixed operation
  • Permanent keyboard/mouse emulation
  • Redundant, external power supply (optional)
  • Ident LED helps finding the device in complex installations
  • Shipped as desktop variant (Twin devices and sets for rack- or tablemounting are seperately available)

System update

  • Over the config panel

Video channels

  • Single-channel
  • Multi-channel 2
  • Multi-channel 4

USB transmission

  • "U" variants: integrated USB 2.0 transmission without an additional transmission cable. This variant offers transfer speed up to 16 Mbit/s.
  • "U2" variants: USB 2.0 transmission with an additional cable. This solution reaches the HiSpeed transfer rate of 480 Mbit/s.

Transmission medium

  • DVI-Vision-CAT variants: transmission via CAT-x cables
  • DVI-Vision-Fiber variants: transmission via multimode or singlemode fiber optics

Communication with KVM-NetworkCenter

DVI-Vision uses the network to communicate with the appliance KVM-NetworkCenter. When deploying more than one DVI-Vision, you can query and configure the devices by using the KVM-NetworkCenter.

The Installation

Link the computer to the back of the DVI-Vision transmitter. Distinctive cables connect the computer's keyboard, video, mouse, audio, RS232, and USB interfaces to the DVIVision computer module.

Installing the user console is just as easy: simply connect the operating hardware with the corresponding interfaces of the DVI-Vision receiver.

Use the existing cabling structure to link transmitter and receiver.

Specifications

PrincipleTransmitter and receiver
MediumCAT-x-cable, Single- or multimode fiber optics
VariantsMulti channel variants for up to 4 video transmissions
ResolutionUp to 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz and 1280 x 1024 @ 85 Hz (incl. Full HD, 1080p), all Vesa/CEA standarized resolutions up to pixel rate 165 MHz and within the devices valid horizontally and vertically frequency
RangeUp to 140 m (CAT) or up to 10,000 m (Fiber)
Further featuresE-DDC support, remote power switching, webinterface
ApplicationBroadcast, control room, automation, traffic control

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