Octava 4k Video over LAN/IP distribution system.

Octava introduce new category of 4k Video over LAN/IP distribution system. The Octava PRO DSX is a simple to use, feature rich 4K HD video over LAN /IP distribution solution designed to deliver multiple 4k UHD video sources to multiple displays over standard CATx Ethernet cables.  The PRO DSX delivers stunning high quality video from multiple sources to virtually any number of displays utilizing standard Ethernet cables and 1G Managed Ethernet.

The PRO DSX series includes: PRO DSX –TX (encoder/transmitter) and the PRO DSX-RX (decoder /receiver) both PoE or locally powered. Supports 4k UHD and HDCP 2.2.

“The scalable architecture of the PRO DSX allows the integrator to build virtually any sized video system with minimum hardware,” said Jeffery Su, Product Manager.  “In addition, our unique design and emphasis on ease of use has been well received. We have had first time AV installers new to video over IP, successfully deploy new systems and were operational in minutes”

“The PRO DSX was carefully designed and crafted for system integrators based on extensive field experience and feedback. For example, in many systems there is a mix of both legacy 2k and 4K displays which presents a significant challenge to installers. To address this, each PRO DSX zone receiver includes a video scaler allowing 4k content be delivered and viewed on 4k displays while scaling to 2k as needed on only 1080P displays-with no additional hardware. “

The PRO DSX also delivers bi-directional IR, RS-232, and USB over the same CATx cable along with the audio and video thus allowing integrators to have total flexibility and ability to control connected devices.

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The Octava PRO DSX can be directly controlled by IR  or IP controlled  with virtually any 3rd party control systems. “The PRO DSX also includes a unique embedded Web server with an easy to use matrix controller interface allowing users to control the entire system using any handheld device running iOS, Android, Windows with no additional software or apps.”

The Octava PRO DSX also functions as a Video Wall processor to create n x m (2×2, 3×3, 4×4 and etc.) large video screen walls.

The Octava PRO DSX is available now.

Connecting Sonos Playbar with Octava HD41ARC HDMI switch with Optical Output

Adding  HiFi sound to your high-definition TV .Try the  sleek, easy to use, Sonos Playbar. PLAYBAR’s nine-speaker design delivers impeccable sound to your HD system. The Sonos Playbar plays audio from connected sources thru a single Optical Toslink Input.

The Octava HD41 ARC HDMI switch is the ideal companion to the Sonos Playbar. The HD41ARC supports 4 HDMI sources and converts the connected HDMI source audio to Optical Audio output. Built in EDID Management is configured with 2Ch PCM, DD5.1 ensuring that the connected sources can output  DD5.1 audio when available even if your HDTV does not supported it.

Also included are 4 independent Optical inputs for those wishing to switching in only optical sources.


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Octava-HDMI Extender over CAT reviewed by Sound and Video Contractor

Check out the review of the Octava HDCATS-100 HDMI Extender over CAT in the December 2012 issue of Sound and Video Contractor.

Excerpt: “. If a job requires above average performance at a very affordable
price, the Octava HDCATS100 will fit the bill and offers additional features such as a built-inHDMI distribution amp and built-in Ethernet switch at a price much less than others withsimilar features.”  Patrick Barron in Dec, 2012 Issue of Sound and Video Contractor.

To read entire article, go to  http://svconline.com/  and select Dec 2012 back issue.

Octava- HDMXA7.1 HDMI matrix switch now with 4k2K and USB service port

Octava enhances its ever popular 4×2 HDMI Matrix switch with 7.1 Analog Audio output model HDMXA71.  The HDMXA71 is a professional grade HDMI matrix switch with built in audio DAC conversion suited for systems requiring HD video switching and integration with existing Audio systems. The HDMX71 include 4 HDMI inputs and 2 fully matrix outputs for 16 total switching combinations. In addition, 8  DAC outputs enable LPCM decoded sources ( from PS3 or other DVD players with built in LPCM decoding) to be integrated with 7.1 analog audio amps. A digital audio optical output is also included for 2ch pcm and other bitstream audio formats.

The HDMXA71 is fully 1080P capable and features latest 4k2k switching technology. The HDMXA71 can be be mounted as a standard 1RU unit  or as a desktop unit.

The HDMXA71 includes an USB service port for EDID or code customization. EDID Library available on support web site for easy customization.

RS-232 control port available for easy integration with 3rd party control systems.

Octava-HD41-ARC HDMI Switch Demo Video

The Octava HD41 ARC HDMI switch is a complete audio video switching solution for any home theater.


The Octava 4×1 HDMI switch +ARC includes: 4 HDMI inputs, 4 Optical Audio inputs, 1 Optical Audio output, 1 HDMI output with ARC support.

The Optical Audio Output can operate in 3 modes thus allow users total flexibility :

1) convert HDMI Input source to Optical Audio Format

2) convert HDMI ARC from HDTV to Optical Audio Format

3) Switch directly from 4 Optical inputs to the Optical Output

Use iPhone,iPad and Android devices to control Octava gear

Octava gear is now easily controlled via smart phone and tablets via iRule. The iRule apps available in both  iOS and Android converts mobile devices and tablet computers into the powerful, easy to use universal remote for home theaters.  Use iPhone,iPad and Android devices to control Octava gear over wifi. Simply use the iRule Builder to customize and configure your mobile or tablet into a powerful remote controller.

About iRule: iRule is a leading  developer of iOs and Android apps to convert iPhone,iPad and Android devices into universal remote controls for home theaters.  For more info visit: http://www.iruleathome.com/


CVSV11 Composite/S-video to HDMI Upscaling converter

In response to installer/integrator request for integrating legacy analog video equipment ( composite and S-video)with Octava HD digital distribution equipment, Octava has added CVSV11,composite/S-video to HDMI Upscaling converter, to its  product solutions. The CVSV11 digitizes incoming analog composite or S-video and upscales to 720P or 1080P HDTV resolutions.

The CVSV11 composite/S-video to HDMI  Upscaling converter will enable our customers in the education,commercial and house of worship market to integrate legacy analog video equipment with Octava HD digital distribution equipment.

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