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DigitalMedia™ CAT Transmitter 100

The DM-TX-100 is a DM® CAT transmitter that provides a single HDMI® input for a computer or high-definition AV source as part of a complete Crestron® DigitalMedia™ system. It is ideal for use at a lectern, conference table, or any remote location in a boardroom, classroom, auditorium, or residence to route an HDMI signal to a display or switcher many feet away. The DM-TX-100 connects to the head end or display location using a single Crestron DM cable. In addition to HDMI, it includes an Ethernet port and USB HID device port for a total connectivity solution.

DM-TX-100 features include:

  • DigitalMedia™ CAT transmitter and HDMI® interface
  • DM® CAT output supports up to 450 ft (137 m) cable length[1]
  • Provides a single HDMI digital video/audio input
  • Also supports DVI and DisplayPort Multimode sources[2]
  • Handles HD video with Deep Color, 3D, and HDCP
  • Handles Dolby® TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio™, and uncompressed 7.1 linear PCM audio
  • Detects and reports detailed video and audio input information
  • Performs automatic AV signal format management via EDID
  • Includes USB HID device port for connection to a computer
  • Provides a 10/100 Ethernet connection
  • Enables device control via CEC, IR, and Ethernet
  • Allows quick, easy setup and diagnostics
  • Compact surface-mount design
  • Powered over the DMNet® connection
  Input Signal Type HDMI®, DVI[2], DisplayPort Multimode[2]
  Output Signal Type DM® CAT (DigitalMedia™ over twisted-pair copper wire)
  Formats HDMI w/Deep Color & 3D, DVI, HDCP content protection support
  Input Resolutions, Progressive 640x480@60Hz, 720x480@60Hz (480p), 720x576@50Hz (576p), 800x600@60Hz, 848x480@60Hz, 852x480@60Hz, 854x480@60Hz, 1024x768@60Hz, 1024x852@60Hz, 1024x1024@60Hz, 1280x720@50Hz (720p50), 1280x720@60Hz (720p60), 1280x768@60Hz, 1280x800@60Hz, 1280x960@60Hz, 1280x1024@60Hz, 1360x768@60Hz, 1365x1024@60Hz, 1366x768@60Hz, 1400x1050@60Hz, 1440x900@60Hz, 1600x900@60Hz, 1600x1200@60Hz, 1680x1050@60Hz, 1920x1080@24Hz (1080p24), 1920x1080@25Hz (1080p25), 1920x1080@50Hz (1080p50), 1920x1080@60Hz (1080p60), 1920x1200@60Hz, 2048x1080@24Hz, 2048x1152@60Hz, plus any other resolution allowed by HDMI up to 165MHz pixel clock
  Input Resolutions, Interlaced 720x480@30Hz (480i), 720x576@25Hz (576i), 1920x1080@25Hz (1080i25), 1920x1080@30Hz (1080i30), plus any other resolution allowed by HDMI up to 165MHz pixel clock
  Output Resolutions Matched to input
  Input Signal Type HDMI, DisplayPort Multimode[2]
  Output Signal Type DM CAT
  Formats Dolby Digital®, Dolby Digital EX, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby® TrueHD, DTS®, DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD High Res, DTS-HD Master Audio™, Up to 8ch PCM
  DigitalMedia DM CAT, DMNet®, HDCP management, EDID format management, CEC
  Ethernet 10/100 Mbps, auto-switching, auto-negotiating, auto-discovery, full/half duplex, DHCP
  USB Supports USB HID class devices
  HDMI IN (1) 19-pin Type A HDMI female;
HDMI digital video/audio input;
Also supports DVI and DisplayPort Multimode[2]
  USB HID (1) USB Type B female;
USB device port for connection to the USB host interface of a computer or other USB HID-compliant host
  LAN (1) 8-wire RJ45 female;
10Base-T/100Base-TX Ethernet port
  IR (1) 2-pin 3.5mm detachable terminal block, IR/Serial port;
IR output up to 1.1 MHz;
1-way serial TTL/RS-232 (0-5 Volts) up to 19200 baud
  DM OUT, D & M (1) DM CAT output composed of (2) 8-pin RJ45 female, shielded;
Connects to DM CAT input of a DM switcher, receiver/room controller, or other DM device via DM-CBL cable[1]
  DM OUT, G B A 24 (1) 4-pin 3.5mm detachable terminal block, DMNet port;
Connects to DMNet port of a DM switcher, receiver/room controller, or other DM device via DM-CBL cable[1]
  G (1) 6-32 screw, chassis ground lug
DM Cable Length
  Cable Type:
DM-CBL DigitalMedia Cable

Maximum length without, between, before, or after repeaters:

  • 200 ft (60 m) for 720p, 1080i, 1080p24
  • 200 ft (60 m) for 1024x768 @75Hz
  • 150 ft (45 m) for 1080p60
  • 150 ft (45 m) for 1280x1024 @75Hz
  • 150 ft (45 m) for 1920x1200 @60Hz
  • 125 ft (38 m) for 1600x1200 @60Hz
  • 50 ft (15 m) for 1080p60 Deep Color

Maximum total length using up to 2 repeaters:

  • 450 ft (137 m) for 720p, 1080i, 1080p24
  • 450 ft (137 m) for 1024x768 @75Hz
  • 450 ft (137 m) for 1080p60
  • 450 ft (137 m) for 1280x1024 @75Hz
  • 450 ft (137 m) for 1920x1200 @60Hz
  • 375 ft (114 m) for 1600x1200 @60Hz
  • 150 ft (45 m) for 1080p60 Deep Color
Controls & Indicators
  PWR (1) green LED, indicates operating power supplied via DMNet
  DM LINK (1) green LED, indicates DM Link status
  HDMI IN (1) green LED, indicates HDMI input signal presence and lock status
  SETUP (1) red LED and (1) miniature recessed pushbutton for Ethernet setup
  RESET (1) miniature recessed pushbutton for hardware reset
  LAN (2) LEDs, green LED indicates Ethernet link status, amber LED indicates Ethernet activity
Power Requirements
  DMNet Power Usage 9 Watts (0.38 Amps @ 24 Volts DC)
  Temperature 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C)
  Humidity 10% to 90% RH (non-condensing)
  Heat Dissipation 31 BTU/Hr
  Chassis Aluminum w/polycarbonate label overlay and (4) integral mounting flanges
  Mounting Freestanding, surface mount, or attach to a single rack rail
  Height 7.60 in (193 mm)
  Width 4.56 in (116 mm)
  Depth 1.43 in (37 mm)
  18.3 oz (517 g)

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