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DigitalMedia CAT Transmitter 200

The DM-TX-200 is a DM® CAT transmitter and switcher that provides a convenient interface for computers and other high-definition AV sources as part of a complete Crestron® DigitalMedia™ system. The DM-TX-200 is ideal for use at a lectern, conference table, wall plate, or any remote location in a boardroom, classroom, auditorium, or residence. It connects to the head end or display location using a single Crestron DM cable, providing HDMI®, VGA, and analog audio inputs, plus a USB HID host port.

DM-TX-200 features include:

  • DigitalMedia™ CAT transmitter and multimedia interface
  • Built-in 2x1 AV switcher with auto-switching and analog audio-breakaway
  • QuickSwitch HD® technology achieves fast, reliable switching
  • DM® CAT output supports up to 450 ft (137 m) cable length[1]
  • Provides HDMI® and RGB/component video inputs[3]
  • Also supports DVI and DisplayPort Multimode sources[2]
  • Handles HD video with HDCP
  • Handles Dolby Digital®, DTS®, and uncompressed 7.1 linear PCM audio
  • Includes mini-TRS stereo analog audio input
  • Detects and reports detailed video and audio input information
  • Performs automatic AV signal format management via EDID
  • Includes USB HID keyboard/mouse port
  • Enables device control via CEC
  • Allows quick, easy setup and diagnostics
  • Compact surface-mount design
  • Fits in a Wiremold® 6000 Series Raceway
  • Powered over the DMNet® connection
  Switcher 2x1 combination digital/analog switch, Crestron QuickSwitch HD®
  Input Signal Type HDMI®, DVI[2], DisplayPort Multimode[2], RGB, component (YPbPr)[3], S-Video (Y/C)[3], composite[3]
  Output Signal Type DM® CAT (DigitalMedia™ over twisted-pair copper wire)
  Formats HDMI, DVI, HDCP content protection support, computer up to UXGA/WUXGA, HD up to 1080p60, NTSC or PAL
  Input Resolutions, HDMI & DVI, 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, HDMI & DVI, 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
  Input Resolutions, RGB 640x480@60Hz, 720x480@60Hz (480p), 720x576@50Hz (576p), 800x600@60Hz, 848x480@60Hz, 1024x768@60Hz, 1280x720@50Hz (720p50), 1280x720@60Hz (720p60), 1280x768@60Hz, 1280x800@60Hz, 1280x960@60Hz, 1280x1024@60Hz, 1360x768@60Hz, 1366x768@60Hz, 1400x1050@60Hz, 1440x900@60Hz, 1600x1200@60Hz, 1680x1050@60Hz, 1920x1080@50Hz (1080p50), 1920x1080@60Hz (1080p60), 1920x1200@60Hz, 2048x1152@60Hz
  Input Resolutions, Component[3] 480i, 576i, 480p, 576p, 720p50, 720p60, 1080p24, 1080i25 (1125 lines), 1080i30, 1080p30, 1080p50 (1125 lines), 1080p60
  Input Resolutions, Composite and S-Video[3] 480i, 576i
  Output Resolutions Matched to inputs
  Analog-To-Digital Conversion 10-bit 165 MHz per each of 3 channels
  Switcher 2x1 combination digital/analog switch
  Input Signal Types HDMI, DisplayPort Multimode[2], analog stereo
  Output Signal Type DM CAT
  Formats, HDMI Dolby Digital®, Dolby Digital EX, DTS®, DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, Up to 8ch PCM
  Formats, Analog Stereo 2-channel
  Analog-To-Digital Conversion 24-bit 48 kHz
  Performance (analog) Frequency Response: 20Hz to 20kHz ±0.75dB;
S/N Ratio: >90dB, 20Hz to 20kHz A-weighted;
THD+N: <0.05% @ 1kHz;
Stereo Separation: >90dB
  DigitalMedia DM CAT, DMNet®, HDCP management, EDID format management, CEC
  USB Supports USB HID class devices
  HDMI (1) 19-pin Type A HDMI female;
HDMI digital video/audio input;
Also supports DVI and DisplayPort Multimode[2]
  USB HID (1) USB Type A female;
USB host port for connection of a mouse/keyboard or other USB HID-compliant device
  RGB (1) DB15HD female;
RGB (VGA), component, S-Video, or composite video input[3];
Formats: RGBHV, RGBS, RGsB, YPbPr, Y/C, NTSC, PAL;
Input Levels: 0.5 to 1.5 Vp-p with built-in DC restoration;
Input Impedance: 75 Ohms;
Sync Input Type: Autodetect RGBHV, RGBS, RGsB, YPbPr;
Sync Input Level: 3 to 5 Vp-p;
Sync Input Impedance: 1k Ohms
  AUDIO (1) 3.5mm TRS mini phone jack;
Unbalanced stereo line-level audio input;
Input Level: 2 Vrms maximum;
Input Impedance: 10k Ohms
  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

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
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 is selected
  RGB IN (1) green LED, indicates RGB input is selected
  SETUP (1) red LED and (1) miniature recessed pushbutton for Ethernet setup
  RESET (1) miniature recessed pushbutton for hardware reset
Power Requirements
  DMNet Power Usage 12 Watts (0.5 Amps @ 24 Volts DC)
  Temperature 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C)
  Humidity 10% to 90% RH (non-condensing)
  Heat Dissipation 41 BTU/Hr
  Chassis Metal with black finish
  Mounting Free-standing or surface mountable (mounting bracket included); also fits in a divided Wiremold® 6000 Series Raceway
  Height 6.97 in (177 mm)
  Width 2.76 in (70 mm);
3.95 in (100 mm) with mounting bracket
  Depth 1.68 in (43 mm)
  17.4 oz (493 g)

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