DisplayPort and Mini DisplayPort Switchers
Displayport/Mini displayport is a digital display interface primarily used to connect a video signal to a display such as a PC. Displayport can also be used to transmit audio, USB, and other forms of data. The design of the displayport interface was to replace VGA, DVI and FPD-Link. What’s great about displayport is that it is backwards compatible with VGA and DVI through the use of adapters. Displayport/Mini displayport switchers are employed in applications where PC’s including Apple are found in the home, office, data center, hospital or a movie studio. The displayport interface is also known as the Ultimate Digital Connection for the fact that in can achieve high-bandwidth digital imaging and audio. It is designed to work on many devices such as computers, monitors, some TV’s, camcorders, cameras and DVD players.
The main benefit with displayport is allowing a variety of electronic devices to communicate with each other. In addition, displayport/mini displayport have adaptors to accommodate HDMI, DVI and VGA. When searching for the right displayport switcher, it’s important to note how many I/O’s you are working with, specification features such as data rates and computer resolutions that you need supported. In addition, an EDID management system in this type of switcher is essential for maintaining a continuous connection with connected devices and proper video output.
There are a couple different types of displayport switchers including simple 4x1 I/O’s switchers and KVM switchers with displayport. Multiple control points exist including the front panel, RS-232, IP and IR remote. BZB Express is partnered with a few industry leading AV developers. Kramer, Gefen and Smart AVI have successfully been providing advanced Displayport switchers in the market for many years. One of our insightful representatives can answer many questions you may have regarding your application. Give us a call and we will be sure to provide exceptional consultation before you even make a purchase.