DM-TX-400-3G
Wall Plate DigitalMedia™ CAT Transmitter 400
The DM-TX-400-3G is a DM CAT transmitter that installs in a triple-gang
wall box to provide a convenient interface for computers and
high-definition AV sources as part of a complete DigitalMedia system.
With a complete assortment of HDMI, RGB, and analog video inputs, the
DM-TX-400-3G is ideal for wall, lectern, and floor box applications in a
boardroom, classroom, or residence to provide an input for a laptop
computer and a variety of AV source. It connects to any DM-MD series
DigitalMedia switcher or DM-RMC-100 Room Controller via a single DM
cable.
DigitalMedia™
As the leader in HDMI and control system technologies, Crestron has
developed DigitalMedia, the first complete HD AV distribution system that
takes HDMI to a higher level, and allows virtually any mix of AV sources
to be distributed throughout the home, office, school, or virtually any
other facility.
DigitalMedia distributes uncompressed digital video and audio signals up
to 450 feet (137 m) using DM cable, or shorter distances using standard
CAT5e/6[1]. DigitalMedia thoughtfully manages all of the different
signals and devices, matching each source's output to the capabilities of
the selected display(s) without using scaling or compression. Every signal
is preserved in its native video resolution and audio format, ensuring a
pure, lossless signal path throughout.
Multimedia Computer/AV Interface
Via its HDMI input, the DM-TX-400-3G supports HDMI 1.3a and HDCP, handling
WUXGA computer resolutions and 1080p60 HDTV with multi-channel lossless
audio. The HDMI input can also handle DVI and DisplayPort Multimode
signals using an appropriate adapter or dongle[2]. The RGB input handles
all analog RGB signals up to WUXGA 1920x1200 pixels. Separate component
and composite video inputs are also provided, supporting standard and
high-def signals up to 1080p60[3]. Both digital and analog audio signals
are supported via HDMI, S/PDIF, RCA, and mini-TRS inputs.
Used with a single DM-RMC-100 Room Controller and optional Crestron
Control System, the DM-TX-400-3G affords a very simple solution for
extending a multimedia computer or AV signal to a single display up to 450
feet (137 m) away[1]. As part of a larger system using a DM-MD series
switcher, multiple DM-TX-400-3Gs may be installed to enable the
distribution of several sources at different locations to feed multiple
displays throughout any room or larger facility.
Keyboard/Mouse Extender
Also, when connected to a DM-MD series switcher, the DM-TX-400-3G
functions as a keyboard/mouse extender, allowing a USB HID-compliant
keyboard and/or mouse at the podium or conference table to control a
computer or other host device located at the central equipment rack.
EDID Format Management
The DM-TX-400-3G allows for management of the EDID (Extended Display
Identification Data) information that passes between the input source and
display devices in the system. Using Crestron Toolbox™software, the
format and resolution capabilities of each device can be assessed and
managed through the DM-TX-400-3G, ensuring reliable operation by
instructing sources to output only the resolutions and formats that can be
handled by the displays and system wiring.
CEC Embedded Device Control
The primary objective of every Crestron system is to enable precisely the
control desired for a seamless user experience. DigitalMedia provides an
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alternative to conventional IR and RS-232 device control by harnessing the
CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) signal embedded in HDMI. Through its
connection to the control system, the DM-TX-400-3G provides a gateway for
controlling the connected source device right through the HDMI connection,
potentially eliminating the need for any dedicated control wires or IR
probes. Through proper CEC signal management, DigitalMedia allows you to
take control of each device in the system as you like.
Simple Wall Mount Design
The DM-TX-400-3G is designed to be wall mounted using a standard
electrical box or plaster ring. The DM cable is terminated to the rear of
the transmitter using screw terminals. An array of indicators on the front
of the DM-TX-400-3G provides for easy setup and troubleshooting,
verifying the status of connections and signal activity at a glance.
Advanced configuration is enabled through Crestron Toolbox™software.
A Digital Upgrade for Legacy Systems
The DM-TX-400-3G also affords a perfect signal converter for integrating
DigitalMedia with analog-based systems like Crestron MPS
MPS, QuickMedia® ,
and the CEN-RGBHV Series. A simple DB15HD VGA cable connected
between the
output of an MPS system and the input of the DM-TX-400-3G allows every
RGB, component, S-Video, and composite video input on the MPS to be
converted to DigitalMedia[3]. Analog audio is converted similarly
through a simple unbalanced stereo audio cable. The DM-TX-400-3G's
HDMI
input may also be used to expand the input capabilities of the MPS system
to handle digital AV sources.
Please refer to the DigitalMedia Design Guide, Doc. #4789 for additional
information.
> DigitalMedia transmitter and multimedia interface
> DM CAT output supports up to 450 ft cable length[1]
> 3-gang wall mount design
> Fits in a FSR FL-500P-6 Floor Box
> Provides HDMI, RGB, component, and composite video
inputs
> Also supports DVI and DisplayPort Multimode
DM-TX-400-3G
sources[2]
> Includes S/PDIF, RCA, and mini-TRS audio inputs
> Provides onboard auto-switching capability
> Includes USB HID keyboard/mouse port
> Affords single-wire connection to a DM-RMC-100 or
DM-MD switcher
> Detects and reports detailed video and audio input
information
> Performs automatic AV signal format management via
EDID
> Enables device control via CEC
> Easy setup and diagnostics tools via software
> Extends the life of analog-based AV systems
SPECIFICATIONS
Video
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 v.1.3a, DVI v.1.0, HDCP v.1.2 content protection support, RGBHV
up to UXGA/WUXGA, HDTV 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 v.1.3a 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 v.1.3a 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@24Hz (1080p24), 1920x1080@50Hz (1080p50),
1920x1080@60Hz (1080p60), 1920x1200@60Hz, 2048x1080@24Hz,
2048x1152@60Hz
Input Resolutions, Component[3]: 480i, 576i, 480p, 576p, 720p50, 720p60,
1080i25 (1125 lines), 1080i30, 1080p24, 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
Audio
Input Signal Types: HDMI v.1.3a, DisplayPort Multimode[2], analog stereo
Output Signal Type: DM CAT
Formats, HDMI: Dolby® Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital EX 5.1, DTS 5.1, DTS-ES Matrix
5.1, DTS-ES Discrete 6.1, DTS 96/24 5.1, up to 8ch PCM
Formats, Analog: Stereo 2-channel
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Tel: 800.237.2041 / 201.767.3400 | Fax: 201.767.1905
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USB
Protocols: Supports USB HID class devices
Connectors - Front
AUDIO IN: (1) 3.5mm TRS mini phone jack;
Unbalanced stereo line-level audio input;
Input Impedance: 10k ohms;
Input Level: 2 Vrms maximum
USB HID: (1) USB Type A female;
USB 1.1 device port for mouse, keyboard, game controller, or other USB
HID-compliant device
HDMI IN: (1) 19-pin Type A HDMI female;
HDMI digital video/audio input;
Also supports DVI and DisplayPort Multimode[2]
PC IN: (1) DB15HD female, RGB (VGA) or component (YPbPr) video input[3];
Formats: RGBHV, RGBS, RGsB, YPbPr;
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
SPDIF: (1) RCA female;
S/PDIF coaxial digital audio input;
Input Impedance: 75 ohms;
Input Level: 0.5 Vrms nominal
Y, Pb, Pr: (3) RCA female comprising (1) component (YPbPr) video input;
Input Level: 1 Vp-p nominal;
Input Impedance: 75 ohms nominal
VID: (1) RCA female, composite video input;
Input Level: 1 Vp-p nominal;
Input Impedance: 75 ohms nominal
L, R: (2) RCA female;
Unbalanced stereo line-level audio input;
Maximum Input: 2 Vrms
Input Impedance: 15k ohms
Connectors - Rear
D, M: (1) DM CAT output composed of (16) captive screw terminals with (2)
grounded strain reliefs;
Connects to DM CAT input of a DM switcher, receiver/room controller, or
other DM device via DM-CBL or CresCAT-D cable[1]
G B A 24: (1) DMNet port composed of (4) captive screw terminals;
Connects to DMNet port of a DM switcher, receiver/room controller, or other
DM device via DM-CBL or CresCAT-D cable
G: (1) Flying lead, chassis ground connection
DM Cable Length
Cable Type:
DM-CBL DigitalMedia CableMaximum 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 3 repeaters:
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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
DM-TX-400-3G
• 450 ft (137 m) for 1600x1200 @60Hz
Weight
TBD
Cable Type:
CresCAT-D Crestron Home® CAT5 AV CableMaximum length between, before, or
after repeaters:
• 150 ft (45 m) for 720p, 1080i, 1080p24
• 150 ft (45 m) for 1024x768 @75Hz
• 100 ft (30 m) for 1080p60
• 100 ft (30 m) for 1280x1024 @75Hz
• 100 ft (30 m) for 1920x1200 @60Hz
• 75 ft (23 m) for 1600x1200 @60Hz
Maximum total length using up to 3 repeaters:
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400 ft (120 m) for 720p, 1080i, 1080p24
400 ft (120 m) for 1024x768 @75Hz
400 ft (120 m) for 1080p60
400 ft (120 m) for 1280x1024 @75Hz
400 ft (120 m) for 1920x1200 @60Hz
400 ft (120 m) for 1600x1200 @60Hz
Controls & Indicators
PWR: (1) green LED, indicates operating power supplied via DMNet
RESET: (1) miniature recessed pushbutton for hardware reset
SETUP: (1) red LED and (1) miniature recessed pushbutton for Ethernet autodiscovery
DM LINK: (1) green LED, indicates connection to a downstream DM device
HDMI: (1) green LED, indicates HDMI input signal presence and lock status
PC: (1) green LED, indicates PC input signal presence and lock status
YPbPr: (1) green LED, indicates YPbPr input signal presence and lock status
PC: (1) green LED, indicates VID input signal presence and lock status
Power Requirements
DMNet Power Usage: TBD
Environmental
Temperature: 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C)
Humidity: 10% to 90% RH (non-condensing)
Heat Dissipation: TBD
Enclosure
Construction: Metal, black matte powder coat finish
Flush Wall Mount: 3-gang mountable in a standard electrical box (2-1/2 inch
deep minimum); requires decorator style faceplate (not included)
Dimensions
Height: 4.12 in (105 mm)
Width: 5.30 in (135 mm)
Depth: 2.53 in (64 mm)
Crestron Electronics, Inc. 15 Volvo Drive | Rockleigh, NJ 07647
Tel: 800.237.2041 / 201.767.3400 | Fax: 201.767.1905
www.crestron.com
Available Models
DM-TX-400-3G: Wall Plate DigitalMedia™ CAT Transmitter 400
[Available February, 2010]
Available Accessories
DM-CBL-NP-SP500: DigitalMedia™ Cable, non-plenum, 500 ft spool
DM-CBL-P-SP500: DigitalMedia™ Cable, plenum-rated, 500 ft spool
DM-CONN-20: DigitalMedia™ Cable Connectors, 20-Pack
DM-DR: DigitalMedia™ Repeater
CBL-HD-1.5: Crestron® Certified HDMI™ Interface Cable, 1.5 ft
CBL-HD-3: Crestron® Certified HDMI™ Interface Cable, 3 ft
CBL-HD-6: Crestron® Certified HDMI™ Interface Cable, 6 ft
CBL-HD-12: Crestron® Certified HDMI™ Interface Cable, 12 ft
CBL-HD-20: Crestron® Certified HDMI™ Interface Cable, 20 ft
CBL-HD-30: Crestron® Certified HDMI™ Interface Cable, 30 ft
CBL-HD-DVI-1.5: Crestron® Certified HDMI™ to DVI Interface Cable, 1.5 ft
CBL-HD-DVI-3: Crestron® Certified HDMI™ to DVI Interface Cable, 3 ft
CBL-HD-DVI-6: Crestron® Certified HDMI™ to DVI Interface Cable, 6 ft
CBL-HD-DVI-12: Crestron® Certified HDMI™ to DVI Interface Cable, 12 ft
CBL-HD-DVI-20: Crestron® Certified HDMI™ to DVI Interface Cable, 20 ft
CBL-HD-DVI-30: Crestron® Certified HDMI™ to DVI Interface Cable, 30 ft
CBL-DP-HD-1.5: Crestron® Certified DisplayPort to HDMI™ Interface Cable,
1.5 ft
[Release Date: TBA]
CBL-DP-HD-3: Crestron® Certified DisplayPort to HDMI™ Interface Cable, 3 ft
[Release Date: TBA]
CBL-DP-HD-6: Crestron® Certified DisplayPort to HDMI™ Interface Cable, 6 ft
[Release Date: TBA]
CBL-DP-HD-12: Crestron® Certified DisplayPort to HDMI™ Interface Cable, 12
ft
[Release Date: TBA]
CBL-DP-HD-20: Crestron® Certified DisplayPort to HDMI™ Interface Cable, 20
ft
[Release Date: TBA]
CBL-DP-HD-30: Crestron® Certified DisplayPort to HDMI™ Interface Cable, 30
ft
[Release Date: TBA]
CBL-VGA-1.5: Crestron® Certified Computer VGA Interface Cable, 1.5 ft
CBL-VGA-3: Crestron® Certified Computer VGA Interface Cable, 3 ft
CBL-VGA-6: Crestron® Certified Computer VGA Interface Cable, 6 ft
CBL-VGA-12: Crestron® Certified Computer VGA Interface Cable, 12 ft
CBL-VGA-25: Crestron® Certified Computer VGA Interface Cable, 25 ft
CBL-VGA-50: Crestron® Certified Computer VGA Interface Cable, 50 ft
[Available January, 2010]
CBL-VGA-75: Crestron® Certified Computer VGA Interface Cable, 75 ft
[Available January, 2010]
DM-TX-400-3G
CBL-VGA-AUD-3: Crestron® Certified Computer VGA Interface Cable w/Audio, 3
ft
[Release Date: TBA]
CBL-VGA-AUD-6: Crestron® Certified Computer VGA Interface Cable w/Audio, 6
ft
[Release Date: TBA]
CBL-VGA-AUD-12: Crestron® Certified Computer VGA Interface Cable w/Audio,
12 ft
[Release Date: TBA]
CBL-VGA-AUD-25: Crestron® Certified Computer VGA Interface Cable w/Audio,
25 ft
[Release Date: TBA]
CBL-VGA-AUD-50: Crestron® Certified Computer VGA Interface Cable w/Audio,
50 ft
[Release Date: TBA]
CBL-VGA-AUD-75: Crestron® Certified Computer VGA Interface Cable w/Audio,
75 ft
[Release Date: TBA]
CBL-AUDIO-1.5: Crestron® Certified Mini-TRS Stereo Audio Interface Cable, 1.5
ft
CBL-AUDIO-3: Crestron® Certified Mini-TRS Stereo Audio Interface Cable, 3 ft
CBL-AUDIO-6: Crestron® Certified Mini-TRS Stereo Audio Interface Cable, 6 ft
CBL-AUDIO-12: Crestron® Certified Mini-TRS Stereo Audio Interface Cable, 12 ft
CBL-RCA-1.5: Crestron® Certified RCA Composite Video Interface Cable, 1.5 ft
CBL-RCA-3: Crestron® Certified RCA Composite Video Interface Cable, 3 ft
CBL-RCA-6: Crestron® Certified RCA Composite Video Interface Cable, 6 ft
CBL-RCA-12: Crestron® Certified RCA Composite Video Interface Cable, 12 ft
CBL-RCA3-1.5: Crestron® Certified RCA Component Video Interface Cable, 1.5 ft
CBL-RCA3-3: Crestron® Certified RCA Component Video Interface Cable, 3 ft
CBL-RCA3-6: Crestron® Certified RCA Component Video Interface Cable, 6 ft
CBL-RCA3-12: Crestron® Certified RCA Component Video Interface Cable, 12 ft
CBL-RCA2-1.5: Crestron® Certified RCA Stereo Audio Interface Cable, 1.5 ft
CBL-RCA2-3: Crestron® Certified RCA Stereo Audio Interface Cable, 3 ft
CBL-RCA2-6: Crestron® Certified RCA Stereo Audio Interface Cable, 6 ft
CBL-RCA2-12: Crestron® Certified RCA Stereo Audio Interface Cable, 12 ft
Notes:
1. For DigitalMedia CAT wiring, use DM-CBL DigitalMedia Cable,
CresCAT-D
CresCAT-D, or quality CAT5e/CAT6 cable. Do NOT use low-skew cable.
The maximum allowable cable length depends on multiple factors. One or
more DM Repeaters (Model DM-DR
DM-DR) may be required. Refer to the
Crestron DigitalMedia Design Guide, Doc. #4789 for complete wiring
guidelines.
2. HDMI requires an appropriate adapter or interface cable to
accommodate a DVI or DisplayPort Multimode signal. CBL-HD-DVI and
CBL-DP-HD interface cables available separately.
3. The RGB input can accept component, composite, and S-Video signals
through an appropriate adapter (not included) or direct interface to
Crestron MPS Series products. Input sync detection is not provided
for composite or S-Video signal types through the RGB connection.
Crestron Electronics, Inc. 15 Volvo Drive | Rockleigh, NJ 07647
Tel: 800.237.2041 / 201.767.3400 | Fax: 201.767.1905
www.crestron.com
DM-TX-400-3G
Crestron Electronics, Inc. 15 Volvo Drive | Rockleigh, NJ 07647
Tel: 800.237.2041 / 201.767.3400 | Fax: 201.767.1905
www.crestron.com
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Specifications subject to change without notice. 1/27/2010