Fremont, CA – February 2018… Arista Corporation, recognized globally as a leading manufacturer of video wall LCD displays, AV extenders, matrix switchers, AV MultiViewers, and related products for the AV installation and industrial markets, announces the RS-120 Rack Mount / Wall Mount HDBaseT Extender / Computer. The new RS-120 is a 1RU rackmount unit that is available in three configurations: the RS-120-A07-TX (transmitter), the RS-120-A07-RX (receiver), and the RS-120-E01 (computer). With its modular design, the RS-120 was developed to minimize installation time and effort while also providing a significant maintenance advantage by way of its ability to swap the transmitter, receiver, or computer modules in seconds.
Arista’s RS-120-A07-TX transmitter is equipped with the company’s ARD-1006-A07-TX HDBaseT transmitter module. The unit features an HDMI® Loopback output, a 2-port 10/100 Mbps Ethernet pass through hub, an RS-232 port, IR control, plus Power over HDBaseT. The unit transmits video signals up to 4K/UHD with embedded multi-channel audio and remote power for the receiver. Equally notable, the RS-120-A07-TX provides integrator-friendly features such as IEEE standards-based PoE transmission for safety and compatibility.
The Arista RS-120-A07-RX receiver is equipped with Arista’s ARD-1006-A07-RX HDBaseT receiver module, which can be powered by the RS-120-A07-TX transmitter via PoE or 12VDC input. The receiver features a four port USB 2.0 hub and a 2-port 10/100 Mbps Ethernet pass through hub, along with an RS-232 port and IR control.
Designed as a compact, rack mountable computer to serve as a system controller, Arista’s RS-120-E01 computer is equipped with the company’s MicroBox-1100A-E01 computer module running Microsoft Windows. The system features an Intel Atom E3845 1.9GHz quad-core CPU and up to 8GB DDR3 memory. The accessible ports on the front of the RS-120-E01 include a four port USB 3.0 hub, dual Gigabit Ethernet, one RS-232/422/485 BIOS selectable COM port, a CFast slot, and a VGA port. The unit’s rear accessible ports include one HDMI port, one USB 2.0 connector, one RS-232/422/485 BIOS selectable COM port, an audio out jack, and a power on/off switch.
Recognizing that various installations may want a combination of rackmount and shelf-mount solutions, The Arista RS-120 TX, RX, and Computer units also have a wall-mount mounting solution. This option enables the ARD-1006-A07-RX HDBaseT receiver module, for example, to be mounted on the rear side of a large format LCD display or onto a recessed space behind the video display which can help minimize installation time and effort. This wall-mount also provides maximum flexibility for upgrading or replacing the module.
Paul Shu, President of Arista Corporation, commented on the company’s newRS-120 Rack Mount / Wall Mount HDBaseT Extender / Computer. “With its three configurations, the RS-120 builds upon the success of Arista’s ARD-1007A 4K KVM HDMI® Digital Extender system by expanding the system’s capabilities while also providing greater flexibility in terms of the form factor. A complete control computer, transmitter, and receiver system, the new RS-120 components can be either rack-mounted or shelf-mounted to provide maximum flexibility for today’s sophisticated installations. And with the modular design, one can easily replace or upgrade components without having to disconnect and re-connect all the various cables. I’m confident integrators will find much to like with this new system.”
MSRP pricing for the Arista RS-120 Rack Mount / Wall Mount HDBaseT Extender / Computer is as follows:
· RS-120-A07-TX transmitter: $565
· RS-120-A07-RX receiver: $445
· RS-120-E01 computer: $445
Availability: February 2018.
About Arista Corporation
Arista offers products for a variety of professional audio-visual markets, including events, retail, residential, education, government, healthcare, and control rooms. Networked AV over IP has forever changed the dynamics of the pro AV industry by enabling installers and system integrators to replace proprietary AV matrix switches with off-the-shelf Ethernet networks that deliver dramatically better price/performance, flexibility, and scalability. Arista focuses on this market trend and has invested considerable resources on developing and expanding its networked AV over IP product families to help customers achieve their goals with the latest technology products. To learn more Arista Corporation, visit www.goarista.com.