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DVI DL to Converter

EXT-DVIDL-2-HDMIR

User Manual

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Notice

Gefen Inc. reserves the right to make changes in the hardware, packaging and any accompanying documentation without prior written notice.

DVI DL to HDMI Converter is a trademark of Gefen Inc.

© 2010 Gefen Inc., All Rights Reserved

All trademarks are the property of their respective owners

Rev A4

CONTENTS

1Introduction

2Operation Notes

3Features

4Panel Layout

5Panel Descriptions

6Connecting And Operating The DVI Dl To HDMI Converter

7Specifications

8Warranty

INTRODUCTION

Congratulations on your purchase of the DVI DL to HDMI Converter. Your complete satisfaction is very important to us.

Gefen

Gefen delivers innovative, progressive computer and electronics add-onsolutions that harness integration, extension, distribution and conversion technologies. Gefen’s reliable,plug-and-playproducts supplementcross-platformcomputer systems, professional audio/video environments and HDTV systems of all sizes withhard-workingsolutions that are easy to implement and simple to operate.

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OPERATION NOTES

READ THESE NOTES BEFORE INSTALLING OR

OPERATING THE DVI DL TO HDMI CONVERTER

The DVI DL to HDMI Converter has 2 switches per input (4 inputs are provided). The Master Switch will allow the use of the10-bitand12-bitcolor modes. Once the main switch is in theON position,10-bitor12-bitcolor modes can be selected. Disable theMaster Switch to turn off the extended color modes and enable8-bitcolor depth.

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FEATURES

Features

Converts up to 4 proprietary DVI-DLsignals (supporting 12bit color) to HDMI.

Selector switch that will enable/disable Deep Color

10-bitand12-bitDeep Color modes

LED link indicators to ensure that all connections are active

Package Includes

(1) DVI DL to HDMI Converter Unit

(4) 6 Foot DVI DL Cable (M-M)

(1) 24V DC Power Supply (2.5A each)

(1) Pair of Rack Ears

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Front Panel

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LAYOUT PANEL

PANEL DESCRIPTIONS

1Power LED Indicator

This input indicator will become active once the included 24V DC power adapter has been properly connected to a power source.

2Reset Button

This button will reset the unit and force all input/outputs to re-initialize.

3Active Link LED Indicator

This LED indicator will activate once a link has been detected from the source device to the output device.

410-Bit/12-BitSelector Switch

This switch will set either the 10-bitor12-bitcolor modes. This switch is only active when theMain Switch is in theON position.

5Master Switch

This switch will enable/disable the use of the extended color modes switch;

10-Bit/12-BitSelector Switch

6HDMI Output

This port will accept a single HDMI capable output device via an HDMI type A connector.

7DVI-DLInput

This port will accept a single DVI-DL(proprietary signal) input device via aDVI-Itype connector.

824V DC Power Input

This input will accept power from the included 24V DC power supply. Connect the power supply to the unit and an available power source.

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CONNECTING AND OPERATING THE DVI DL TO HDMI CONVERTER

How to Connect the DVI DL to HDMI Converter

1.Connect up to 4 DVI dual link source devices to the DVI DL to HDMI Converter’s DVI inputs. 4 DVI DL cables are supplied.

2.Connect up to 4 HDMI capable displays to the DVI DL to HDMI Converter’s HDMI outputs. 4 HDMI cables are supplied.

3.Connect the supplied 24V DC power supply to the DVI DL to HDMI Converter. Plug the power cable into a power source.

How to Operate the DVI DL to HDMI Converter

Once all input and output devices are connected and power has been applied, the DVI DL to HDMI Converter should be on. Once the source devices and output devices are properly linked, the front panel LED’s should become active.

The rear panel carries sets of switches to enable 10-bitand12-bitdeep color. AMaster Switch must be enabled per input to activate these extended color modes. When the master switch is in theOFF position,8-bitcolor is enabled.

To use 10-bitand12-bitcolor modes, please set theMaster Switch to theON position. This must be done for each input that will use the extended color modes.

Once the Master Switch is set toON, use the10-bit/12-bitselector switch to enable the desired color mode.

Changes are immediate and do not require a system reset. If a reset is required, please press the RESET button located on the front panel.

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SPECIFICATIONS

Video Amplifier Bandwidth

....................................................................... 225 MHz

Maximum Resolution .........................................

1080p (HDTV) / 1920x1200 (PC)

Maximum Color Depth .........................................................................

12-bit4:4:4

Input Video Signal ..............................................................................

1.2 Volts p-p

Input DDC Signal .........................................................................

5 Volts p-p(TTL)

Rack mountable ..............................................................................

1U rack space

DVI Connector ...................................................

DVI - I 29 Pin Female (digital only)

Power Supply ........................................................................

24V DC (2.6A each)

Power Consumption .......................................................................

60 Watts (max)

Dimensions ...............................................................

17.25” W x 1.75” H x 4.75” D

Shipping Weight .........................................................................................

9.0 lbs.

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WARRANTY

Gefen warrants the equipment it manufactures to be free from defects in material and workmanship.

If equipment fails because of such defects and Gefen is notified within two (2) years from the date of shipment, Gefen will, at its option, repair or replace the equipment, provided that the equipment has not been subjected to mechanical, electrical, or other abuse or modifications. Equipment that fails under conditions other than those covered will be repaired at the current price of parts and labor in effect at the time of repair. Such repairs are warranted for ninety (90) days from the day of reshipment to the Buyer.

This warranty is in lieu of all other warranties expressed or implied, including without limitation, any implied warranty or merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose, all of which are expressly disclaimed.

1.Proof of sale may be required in order to claim warranty.

2.Customers outside the US are responsible for shipping charges to and from Gefen.

3. Copper cables are limited to a 30 day warranty and cables must be in their original condition.

The information in this manual has been carefully checked and is believed to be accurate. However, Gefen assumes no responsibility for any inaccuracies that may be contained in this manual. In no event will Gefen be liable for direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages resulting from any defect or omission in this manual, even if advised of the possibility of such

damages. The technical information contained herein regarding the features and specifications is subject to change without notice.

For the latest warranty coverage information, please visit Gefen’s Warranty web page at http://www.gefen.com/kvm/aboutus/warranty.jsp

PRODUCT REGISTRATION

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Rev A4

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