To achieve the best performance using AVPro Edge’s USBC Wall Plate, a USB-C cable capable of 10Gbps must be used (USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 is currently unsupported).
When looking for a proper cable, make sure it is labeled accordingly. A good cable should feature labels containing:
How to Select the Correct Products for your next ConferX Installation
The ideal audio/video distribution system for classrooms and conference rooms needs to be able to host presentations from a variety of sources - whether it’s a laptop, tablet, or phone. The connection needs to be quick and easy. With an ever-expanding bounty of operating systems, all processing differently, that task is a daunting one. ConferX offers a solution to this equation.
ConferX allows you to connect most sources through HDMI, USB-C, VGA and DisplayPort input ports. Once connected, the user can share their screen to any of the connected displays. Depending on your audio needs, you can also distribute and amplify the audio signal with independent audio control for each of the rooms. Audio auto-ducking features allow interoperability with pre-existing intercom systems alongside the newest 4K and multi-channel signals available.
To easily piece together your next ConferX System, we have built this step by step guide for selecting the correct products to meet your needs and AVPro standards.
Step 1: Gather the Needs of the Installation
This is the universal step for just about any project but one that can’t be overlooked. In order to put together a successful installation, the integrator needs to understand the needs and wants of the end user. This is where you will determine how many independent zones are needed, how many displays and speakers are in each zone, as well as where presenters will need to get connected.
Step 2 - Choose The Transmitter
Luckily, ConferX offers many choices for getting sources connected to the system. We have under the table connection solutions for discrete permanent sources, as well as sleek, low profile wall plates that fit into any standard mud-ring.
Step 3 - Select the Backbone (Switcher)
The backbone of every conference room needs to able to take in 4K video and multi-channel audio and direct them to the correct displays and audio systems completely independent of each other. To do this, ConferX has developed a wide range of choices for your next installation, each of which is able to handle the newest resolutions and audio codec’s being output from the latest computers and phones available.
Step 4 - Choose the Receivers
Your receiver choices depend on how far you need to separate your backbone from the display, for short distances the 40 meter receiver will distribute your 4K signal just fine, but for ultra long runs you may need to go with the 100 meter option. Installing speakers in the room? Go with the AC-CX100-RAMP, even though it can be used as the backbone for a conference room, at it’s low price point you are able to use it as your receiver. This will allow you to connect speakers directly to the AC-CX100-RAMP and distribute amplified audio.
Single Zone Perfect Package
Still not sure what to get? Don’t worry, this package will ensure you will be set up for an excellent, easy to use conference room or classroom.
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EDID Management for the AVPro Edge Matrix Switcher AC-MX88-AUHD
The AC-MX44/MX88-AUHD has 29 factory defined EDID settings as well as 3 user memories. You can also choose to read the EDID from any OUTPUT. By default, the Matrix Switch is set to a 1080p EDID for maximum plug and play capability. If you are using 4k/UHD sources you will need to define a 4k/UHD EDID on each input (unless you capture the EDID from the display).
To change EDID settings:
1. Press and hold (3 seconds) the button for the INPUT that you would like to change
2. The UP and DOWN buttons will illuminate. Use these to toggle between the different EDID options. These will be shown on the switch’s LCD display.
3. Once you find the EDID that you need, press the INPUT button of the source that you would like to apply the EDID to
*NOTE - You may also copy the EDID from any OUTPUT and apply it to any INPUT by selecting “Copy EDID from Output x”. This will copy the EDID from the attached display, store it in “USER EDID 1”, and apply it to the INPUT that you have selected.
These are the pre-defined EDID settings that you can toggle through:
30: USER_EDID_ 1
If you still need help, no problem, just give us a call and we can help.
Mira Connect from AVEO Systems Joins Partners with AVPro to Bring More Control Options to Integrators.
Mira Connect, the easy-to-configure and easy-to-use AV control system, now supports AVPro Edge video switchers. Mira Connect makes it easy for users to select video inputs and change sources to one or more displays or other devices, as well as control other conferencing equipment in the room, including Zoom Rooms video conferencing equipment, DSP audio systems, displays, and more.
With Mira Connect’s remote management capability, you’ll be able to control your AVPro Edge video switcher and the rest of the equipment in your room from your browser or mobile device.
Controlling an AVPro Edge Video Switcher
To get started, create your room within Mira Portal, the cloud-based management platform for Mira Connect. In the equipment dialog area, click ADD. Next select AVPro Edge Video Switcher from the equipment type and choose the desired switcher model from the model pulldown menu, as shown below.
Enter the IP address of the switcher and navigate to the VIDEO INPUTS tab. Enable the desired video inputs, select icons, and enter labels and optional descriptions that will be helpful for the users in the room. These labels will be visible on Mira Connect for changing video routing through the matrix.
To use outputs from an AVPro video switcher, add a display and enable an input on the display (HDMI 1 on an LG display, in this example).
Select ‘Use Sources Connected to Other Equipment…’. Select the AVPro Edge video switcher and then choose the desired output (Out 1 in this example) from the AVPro Edge video switcher that is connected to the display’s input.
Once the selections are made within Mira Portal, the display menus are immediately created on the associated Mira Connect panel. Users can readily and easily select which video input on the AVPro Edge video switcher to view on their display.
Below is an example of the Mira Connect user interface using two displays, each one using a different output from the AVPro Edge video switcher.
For more detailed instructions on controlling your AVPro video switcher with Mira Connect, see Aveo Systems’ AVPro Edge integration guide.
For information about Mira Connect, see the website and resource page. Mira Connect training videos show how to add different types of equipment, configure advanced settings, and customize the branding with a background image, colors, and logo.
This originally was written for the AveoSystems.com webpage:
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