ANTONY, FRANCE— Switcher manufacturer Analog Way is has added to its mid-range mixers/seamless switchers in the MidraTM series with Eikos2 and Saphyr.
Eikos2 and Saphyr offer diverse connectivity with 10 seamless inputs and 16 input plugs, including 4xDVI-D, 4xHDMI and 4x3G-SDI. The systems can operate quickly and seamlessly switch between 16 input plugs without fade through black or loss of sync.
Both systems feature two outputs and a video output with digital and analog connectivity. A Mosaic Preview with two modes is available on both models, and EDID management is standard.
Eikos2 and Saphyr can be used in mixer or native matrix modes with different layering capabilities. In addition, Eikos2 features a Quadravision mode to display up to four layers on a still background according to 12 different layouts. A Quick Frame function is available to place a foreground frame over all other layers, and a button push enables return to the previous display.
Both systems feature a variety of effects and transitions to animate layers. Eikos2 delivers up to 34 seamless transitions, including circle, stretch and depth.
Digital audio can be easily embedded or de-embedded on HDMI and DVI-D connectors on inputs and outputs. For easy routing of audio signals, some functions such as Fast Routing and Audio Breakaway mode are available.
Eikos2 and Saphyr can be controlled through the RK-350, a brand new Remote Keypad, or the RCS2, a user- friendly and intuitive graphic interface designed for the MidraTM series. As an AIR application, the RCS2 is compatible with Windows, Mac OS and Linux. It offers three main sections to setup and control the units: Setup, Edit and Live.
Analog Way provides a full package of drivers for easy control through Crestron and AMX control systems facilitate the ease of integration of the MidraTM series.