ViDeowall ProCeSSorS
Quantum Elite
™
HDCP-ComPliant
SCalable ViDeowall
ProCeSSing SyStem
High Performance Multi-Graphic Processing
for Large Scale Videowall Systems
A Scalable videowall processing
for large videowalls with up to
28 displays or more
A Card frame videowall processing
system available with 8 or 15 slots
A High speed, dedicated video/graphic
bus delivers real-time performance
A Flexibility to support a variety of input
and output configurations
A HDCP-compliant
input/output options
introduction
The Extron Quantum™ elite is a scalable, expandable videowall
When used in conjunction with HDCP-compatible displays, the
processor configurable to support a variety of input, output, and
HDMI input and output cards allow the display of HDCP-encrypted
windowing capabilities. It features high performance video scaling
content on the videowall. A green window with an alert message
technology capable of producing very high quality images. The
will be displayed if HDCP-encrypted content is sent to a non-HDCP
Quantum Elite offers two card-cage versions that support various
compliant display.
combinations of input and output cards for HDMI, DVI, RGB, HDTV,
or video sources. Hundreds of additional DVI or RGB sources can
be streamed over an IP network to the Quantum Elite using the
Extron QGE 100 graphics capture encoder. Each HDMI or DVI-I dual
output card supports up to 128 video/graphic source windows, and
multiple Quantum Elite card cages can be cascaded to create very
large display arrays. A dedicated, high-speed video/graphic bus
maintains real-time performance even under heavy loading of inputs.
The Quantum Elite provides a high performance, high reliability
display processing solution for monitoring valuable infrastructure
and assets.
The Quantum Elite maintains optimal full frame rate performance
with a high speed 10 Gbps RAPT - Real-Time Asymmetric
Packetized Transfer video/graphic bus that allows large numbers of
inputs to be processed while preserving real-time control response
and image performance. The scaling capability of the output cards
A variety of display scenarios can be pre-programmed or created
on-the-fly using Quantum Elite Control Software, an intuitive
control interface for setup and system operation. Many sources
can be shown at small sizes, a few at large sizes, or many other
combinations. All of this is complemented by high performance
image scaling technology, which accurately preserves the original
image quality at all window sizes.
System reliability is significantly enhanced through use of a
ruggedized operating system. The Quantum Elite is available with
removable flash storage or a removable hard disk drive, depending
on the model.
The Quantum Elite is delivered as a factory-configured, modular
system and is available in different frame options. The product can
be sized to the needs of a current application and then expanded
as requirements evolve.
allows up to 128 windows per output card. The combination of input
These advantages make the Quantum Elite ideal for all types of
cards for HDMI, DVI, RGB, or video, the QGE 100 computer-video
surveillance, presentation, and visualization applications, whether
capture IP encoder, and the ability to cascade multiple processors
traffic, security, military, or process control.
together provides a high degree of scalability.
Features
Highly Scalable Input / Output Configuration
Card frame videowall
processing system
The Quantum Elite is available as two card
frames: the Quantum Elite 615, a 6U model
with 15 available card slots, and the
Quantum Elite 408, a 4U model with eight
slots. Both versions allow for various
combinations of input and output cards
to match specific source and videowall
configurations.
HDCP-compliant system
HDCP-encrypted content can be displayed
on HDCP-compatible displays when using
Quantum Elite HDMI input and output
cards.
within the available card slots. Input cards
include a 12-input card for composite
or S-video sources, a two-input card for
RGB graphics or HD component video, a
two-input card for DVI-D sources, and an
HDCP-compliant two-input card for HDMI
or DVI-D sources.
Output cards include an HDCP-compliant
HDMI/DVI two-output card and a DVI-I twooutput card for DVI or analog RGB. Each
output card supports two displays in the
videowall.
High Performance and Image Quality
High speed, dedicated video/
graphic bus delivers real-time
performance
The Quantum Elite features a 10 Gbps
Real-Time Asymmetric Packetized Transfer
- RAPT video/graphic bus that allows for
simultaneous processing of numerous, high
resolution input signals while maintaining
real-time operational performance as well
as optimal image quality at full frame rates.
Independent, on-board
image processing
A green window with an alert message will
be displayed if HDCP-encrypted content is
sent to a non-HDCP compliant display.
The Quantum Elite offers extensive
windowing capabilities, with the ability to
display up to 128 windows of video and
graphics for each pair of displays in the
videowall.
Each input or output card provides
independent, on-board image processing
for high quality upscaling and downscaling.
This parallel image processing architecture
eliminates use of shared control resources
such as a dedicated bus or central
processor, and enables rapid control for
the user.
Scalable, field-expandable
systems
IP streaming of hundreds
of RGB/DVI inputs
High quality image upscaling
and downscaling
HDCP Visual Confirmation
The Quantum Elite is highly scalable and
can be expanded by adding input or
output cards, or by cascading card frames
together. This allows for system adaptability
to fulfill future application needs. Quantum
Elite system expansion is performed by
Extron field staff.
Flexibility to support a
variety of input and output
configurations
The Quantum Elite can be configured with
various combinations of inputs and outputs
Up to 128 video/graphic
windows per dual output card
In addition to the input cards, hundreds
of DVI or RGB graphics sources can be
interfaced to the Quantum Elite over an IP
network, using optional Extron QGE 100
Quantum Graphics Encoders.
Upload and display
stored images
Image file types, including JPEG, GIF,
PNG, and bitmaps can be uploaded to the
Quantum Elite and used as backgrounds
behind the windows, or displayed as a
source.
The Quantum Elite includes high
performance image scaling technology
offering both high quality upscaling and
downscaling of video and high resolution
RGB or HD video signals.
Supports digital and analog
input signals up to 1920x1200
A wide range of standard definition,
computer-video, and HD video sources can
be accommodated by the Quantum Elite,
up to 1920x1200 and HDTV 1080p/60.
Solid state flash storage
The Quantum Elite 615 model features
CompactFlash-based data storage for the
operating system and image files. This
avoids the need for a hard disk drive and
delivers continuous system operation and
enhanced reliability. Write-protected flash
storage eliminates the risk of virus retention,
and allows for easy removal of data in
secure environments.
Optimal reliability
The Quantum Elite delivers continuous
24/7 system reliability with redundant,
hot-swappable power supplies and fans,
and an optimized cooling system within
the chassis. The RAPT video/graphic bus
ensures continued display of content from
connected video sources in the unlikely
event of an operating system failure. The
system returns to its previous operational
state when rebooted.
Card Frames
Card Frames
The Quantum Elite is a factory-configured, modular system available in space-efficient 6U and 4U card frames. These house all image
processing and input / output connectivity for supporting videowall systems with up to 28 displays or many more. It is configured at the
factory to meet the needs of the customer, and can be expanded in the future as requirements evolve. For very large videowalls or applications
requiring a large number of input sources, card frames can be cascaded together to increase input and output capacity. The Quantum Elite is
designed to deliver continuous, 24/7 operational reliability in mission-critical environments.
Features
• Unmatched input bandwidth capability
• Dedicated 10 Gbps Real-Time Asymmetric Packetized Transfer
- RAPT video/graphic bus provides optimized real-time image
performance
• Accommodates input and output cards in any combination
• Dual high bandwidth, Gigabit Ethernet ports accept
DVI or RGB graphics sources streamed from Extron QGE 100
Quantum Graphics Encoders
• Ethernet port for system control from a PC with
Quantum Elite Control Software
• Integrates with external control systems from a PC with
Quantum Elite Control Software
• USB port for image file upload or system upgrades
• Fast boot time, less than 90 seconds
• Maintains presentation of connected video sources in the unlikely
event of an operating system failure
• Redundant, hot-swappable power supplies and fans
• Optimal cooling and thermal management system - no additional
rack space required for ventilation
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Quantum Elite 408
• CompactFlash storage for the operating system is write-protected
to prevent virus retention. It also offers enhanced reliability and
quick system recovery in the unlikely event of an operating system
failure.
• Hard disk-based data storage
• Rack-mountable 6U, 15-slot card frame
• Second CompactFlash slot for storing image files
• Maximum input capacity :
- HDMI, DVI-D, or analog RGB or HD - up to 28 sources
- Composite or S-video - up to 168 sources
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• Maximum output capacity2:
- HDMI or DVI-I - up to 28 outputs
• Rack-mountable 4U, eight-slot card frame
• Maximum input capacity1:
- HDMI, DVI-D, or analog RGB or HD - up to 14 sources
- Composite or S-video - up to 84 sources
• Maximum output capacity2:
- HDMI or DVI-I - up to 14 outputs
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Based on I/O card configuration with one slot occupied by an input card.
input Cards
HDMI Input Card
• Accepts two HDMI or DVI-D signals
• Compatible with resolutions up to 1920x1200 and HDTV 1080p/60
• HDCP-compliant when used with Quantum Elite HDMI output cards and
HDCP-compliant displays
• Auto input source detection simplifies system programming to streamline
integration of new sources into the Quantum Elite
• Native 4:4:4 color quantization
• High performance scaling technology optimizes real-time image processing
capacity for the dedicated video/graphic bus
DVI Input Card
• Accepts two DVI-D input signals
• Compatible with resolutions up to 1920x1200 and HDTV 1080p/60
• Auto input source detection simplifies system programming to streamline
integration of new sources into the Quantum Elite
• Native 4:4:4 color quantization
• High performance scaling technology optimizes real-time image processing
capacity for the dedicated video/graphic bus
RGB / HD Component Video Input Card
• Accepts two RGBHV, RGsB, and YPbPr input signals
• Compatible with resolutions up to 1920x1200 and HDTV 1080p/60, and
supports custom resolutions
• Auto input source detection simplifies system programming to streamline
integration of new sources into the Quantum Elite
• Native 4:4:4 RGB and 4:2:2 HD color quantization
• High quality motion adaptive 1080i deinterlacing
• High performance scaling technology optimizes real-time image processing
capacity for the dedicated video/graphic bus
Video Input Card
• High density input configuration allows for up to 12 composite or S-video
source connections
• Accepts NTSC, PAL, and SECAM standard definition video in any combination
• Accommodates any mix of composite or S-video sources
• Auto input source detection simplifies system programming to streamline
integration of new sources into the Quantum Elite
• High performance scaling technology optimizes real-time image processing
capacity for the dedicated video/graphic bus
• Native 4:2:2 color quantization
• High quality de-interlacing
• High quality composite video decoding
• Time base stabilitization and automatic gain control for adaptability to poor
quality video sources
output Cards
HDMI Output Card
• Two HDMI outputs deliver HDMI or DVI signals to drive two videowall displays
• HDCP-compliant when used with Quantum Elite HDMI input cards and
HDCP-compliant displays
• High performance scaling technology with dedicated image processing for
low and high resolution video optimizes images for the videowall displays
• Display up to 128 windows per output card
• Customize windows with captions, borders, and titles
• Output resolutions up to 1920x1200 and HDTV 1080p/60
DVI-I Output Card
• Two DVI-I outputs deliver DVI or analog RGB signals to drive two videowall
displays
• High performance scaling technology with dedicated image processing for
low and high resolution video optimizes images for the videowall displays
• Delivers consistent, high quality image performance regardless of input load
• Display up to 128 windows per output card
• Customize windows with captions, borders, and titles
• Output resolutions up to 1920x1200 and HDTV 1080p/60
Quantum™ Connect
HDCP-Compliant Videowall Processing System
The Extron Quantum Connect is a videowall processor that
delivers the same high quality video scaling, windowing capability,
and real-time performance as the Quantum Elite, at a lower
price point. It is ideal for small to medium-sized videowalls with
two to 14 screens in installations with permanent AV system
configurations. The Quantum Connect is populated at the factory
with any combination of HDMI and DVI-I output cards and input
cards for HDMI, DVI, RGB, HDTV, or video sources. The dual
output card supports up to 128 video/graphic windows and the
high-speed RAPT video bus maintains real-time performance
even under heavy loading of inputs. The Quantum Connect can
accommodate up to 84 video inputs or 14 HDMI or RGB/DVI
inputs, depending on the input and output card configuration.
The Quantum Connect is packaged into permanent
configurations when shipped from the factory. Applications
requiring greater scalability and the flexibility to expand
over time should use the Quantum Elite processor.
Note: The Quantum Connect is shipped with a fixed I/O configuration,
specified at time of ordering.
Features
• Delivers the same real-time performance and windowing capability
of the Quantum Elite at a lower price point
• Scalable videowall processing for mid-sized videowalls with up to
14 displays
• Card frame videowall processing system available with eight slots
• High speed, dedicated video/graphic bus delivers real-time
performance
• Flexibility to support a variety of input and output configurations
Computer graphic Streaming
Features
• Stream RGB or DVI computer-video screen captures to
the Quantum Elite over an IP network
• Allows simple connection of a DVI or RGB source to an
IP network
• Uses existing network or a dedicated media network with
standard, routable IP packets
• Lossless compression with 4:4:4, 24-bit color source
reproduction maintains image fidelity while minimizing network
bandwidth
• Compatible with DVI input resolutions up to 1920x1200 and
analog RGB input resolutions up to 1600x1200
QGE 100
DVI/RGB Computer Screen Capture IP Encoder
The Extron QGE 100 Quantum Graphics Encoder is used to stream
RGB or DVI screen captures from PCs or other graphic sources to
Quantum Elite videowall processors. It provides high scalability,
allowing hundreds of sources such as maps, data screens, and
• Auto-sensing and flexible signal acquisition circuitry simplifies
installation for both standard and non-standard sources
* The Quantum Elite must be installed with at least one 12-channel video input card if
QGE 100 units are used. The card provides the data bridge between the incoming
IP stream and the RAPT video/graphic bus.
other low-motion graphic input signals to be interfaced to Quantum
Elite over an IP network. The QGE 100 applies high performance,
lossless compression with 4:4:4, 24-bit color source reproduction
while using low bandwidth streaming into a Quantum Elite processor
or QGE 100 Viewer software.
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Multicast Streaming
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Projection Cubes
Videowall Processor
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Quantum Graphics
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Source PC
PC with QGE 100
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Control Software
Quantum Elite Control Software
dragging and dropping them onto the canvas. Once dragged onto
Quantum elite System Control and Configuration
the canvas, they may be sized and positioned anywhere. The large
The Quantum Elite Control Software is the application software
area bordering the videowall serves as a “staging” area for windows
and user interface for setting up, configuring, and managing the
to be added to, removed from, or prepared for placement on the
Quantum Elite videowall processing system. The user-friendly
videowall.
software is organized into a series of tasks, designed so that an
integrator can easily navigate through them and quickly have
a videowall system up and running, without complex setup
procedures or programming. From there, videowall presentations
can be created with the aid of a virtual canvas, with full control over
the quantity, content, sizing, and placement of windows within the
videowall display.
System Setup Tasks
Videowall system setup with the Quantum Elite Control Software
is grouped into separate tasks that the integrator follows in
sequence to set up and configure the videowall. First, network
communication is established with the Quantum Elite unit. Then, the
videowall display configuration is defined, and mullion or edge blend
compensation applied, if necessary. Finally, the integrator configures
the input sources to the system, including those connected to the
input cards, RGB graphics sources streamed via QGE 100 units,
and internally stored image files.
Virtual Canvas
With installation and configuration of the Quantum Elite inputs and
outputs complete, the integrator or system operator can now begin
designing presentations to be shown on the videowall. A large virtual
canvas provides a visual on-screen layout of the videowall and its
subdivisions. Windows may be added to the videowall by simply
The software is organized into a series of tasks shown on the left, designed so that
the user can easily navigate through them to set up the videowall.
Changes to the multi-window layout can be viewed instantaneously
on the videowall display. The software application lets the user
customize the layout by selecting the source input for each window,
sizing and positioning the windows, adding a caption label or color
border to each window, and sizing, positioning, and zooming images
within the windows. These configurations are saved as window
presets for future recall.
User operation
Once videowall window presets have been created, the
Quantum Elite Control software can be used to create a simple
user interface, so that the system operator can quickly and easily
recall these presets. The software lets the integrator create this
interface with clickable buttons for each preset. This interface is fully
customizable, including button color, size, and position, as well as
background color, text color, and the font. A bitmap image can also
be assigned to a button or the background of the interface.
Control System integration
The Quantum Elite can be remotely controlled via RS-232 serial
control using the Extron TouchLink™ or other control system to recall
presets and provide additional system functions, such as changing
the source input for a window or applying captions or border colors
to windows.
The virtual canvas provides a visual on-screen layout of the videowall, where windows
can easily be added, sized, and positioned.
applications
Command and Control Videowall System
This videowall system application employs a 15-slot Quantum Elite 615 for processing 11 locally connected sources, plus 12 additional
PC sources for maps and data screens streamed over the LAN via QGE-100 Quantum Graphics Encoders. A single video input card
accommodates the three standard definition sources. Two HDMI input cards are used for the Blu-ray Disc player and digital satellite feeds.
Two additional input cards are used for the DVI and analog RGB PC signals. Together with the five dual HDMI output cards for the 5x2
videowall, the Quantum Elite 615 still leaves five slots open for scalability to support future system expansion. In the future, the system can
be expanded to support hundreds of additional PC data or graphics sources over the LAN using QGE 100 streaming encoders.
HDCP Compliant Displays
HDMI
Quantum Elite
Control Software
HDMI
Control
VLAN
Control Software can Select:
Display Presets
Source Changes in Windows
Window Borders Color and Style
Text Insertion
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CCTV Cameras
Composite or S-video
DVI
Blu-ray Player
HDMI
DVI
DSS Receiver
HDMI
RGB
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Encoder
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Network
VLAN
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QGE 100
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QGE 100
Encoder
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DVI
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RGB
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DVI
PC
PC
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Encoder
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DVI
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DSS Receiver
HDMI
Extron
QGE 100
Encoder
QGE 100 Viewer
software
DSS Receiver
HDMI
RGB
COM 1
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PC
12V DC
REG
1.5A MAX
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qualified service personnel
COM 2
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IN
DVI-I
DVI-I
DVI
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DVI-I
DVI-I
applications
Security and Surveillance Videowall System
In this application, input sources include 80 standard definition CCTV cameras for surveillance, four satellite TV receivers, and two PCs.
The standard definition sources are connected to seven 12-channel video input cards. An additional input card is used for the PCs.
The Quantum Elite 615 provides the capacity to accommodate all 86 input sources, together with the 6x2 videowall that requires six
dual DVI-I output cards, all in just a 6U rack space unit. The high speed video/graphic bus easily supports all 86 inputs simultaneously
while maintaining real-time performance, and the windowing capability allows all of them to be displayed on the videowall in separate
windows. A dedicated PC with the Quantum Elite Control Software is used for system configuration and operation.
Quantum Elite
Control Software
DVI
Control
VLAN
RGB
Control Software can Select:
Display Presets
Source Changes in Windows
Window Borders Color and Style
Text Insertion
RGB
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DSS Receivers
(4 places)
84 Composite or S-video
Inputs any MIx
CCTV Cameras
(80 places)
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DATA
REFER ALL SERVICING TO
QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL
THIS EQUIPMENT MUST BE
GROUNDED/EARTHED
DO NOT OBSTRUCT
VENTILATION GRILLES
Front
Rear
DO NOT EXPOSE THIS EQUIPMENT
TO RAIN OR MOISTURE
Rear
SPeCiFiCaTioNS
IN
IN
IN
IN
OUT
OUT
OUT
OUT
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Quantum Elite 408
Yes
Metal
Quantum Elite 408
QUANTUM ELITE 408
IN
IN
IN
OUT
OUT
CONTROL
HDCP
COMPLIANT
IN
HDCP
COMPLIANT
HDCP
COMPLIANT
IN
HDCP
COMPLIANT
IN
OUT
OUT
Without boards: 51.8 lbs (23.5 kg)
Fully loaded: 60.5 lbs (27.5 kg)
Without boards: 33 lbs (15.0 kg)
Fully loaded: 38.5 lbs (17.5 kg)
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
IN
IN
IN
IN
IN
IN
OUT
OUT
OUT
OUT
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
MTBF
Warranty
Rear
NOTE:
All nominal levels are at ±10%.
NOTE: Specifications are subject to change without notice.
ViDeo iNPUT — QGe 100 (reMoTe HarDware)
Number/signal type
10.5” H x 17.1” W x 19.3” D (6U high, full rack wide)
(26.7 cm H x 43.3 cm W x 49.0 cm D)
(Depth excludes connectors and handles. Width excludes
built-in rack ears.)
7.0” H x 17.1” W x 19.3” D (4U high, full rack wide)
(17.8 cm H x 43.3 cm W x 49.0 cm D)
(Depth excludes connectors and handles. Width excludes
built-in rack ears.)
CE, c-UL, UL
CE, FCC Class A
Complies with the appropriate requirements of RoHS,
WEEE.
30,000 hours
3 years parts and labor
HDCP
COMPLIANT
Cooling
Mounting
Rack mount
Enclosure type
Enclosure
dimensions (per unit)
Front
Quantum Elite 615
80 lbs (37 kg)
58 lbs (27 kg)
2 lbs (1 kg) per board
HDCP
COMPLIANT
DATA
0.3 lb (0.6 kg)
HDCP
COMPLIANT
Power consumption
Temperature/humidity
MEDIA I MEDIA II
Quantum Elite 408
Boards
Front
Shipping weight
Quantum Elite 615
Quantum Elite 408
Boards
Regulatory compliance
Safety
EMI/EMC
Environmental
HDCP
COMPLIANT
Internal
(2*) 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz power supplies
*A redundant power supply is standard.
Internal
(1) 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz power supply
300-500 watts (varies with configuration)
Storage: -40 to +158 °F (-40 to +70 °C) / 10% to 85%,
noncondensing
Operating: +35 to +95 °F (5 to +35 °C) / 10% to 85%,
noncondensing
Fans, front to rear
QUANTUM ELITE 408
MEDIA I MEDIA II
IN
Female BNC Connectors
CONTROL
CONTROL
IN
Rear
Quantum Elite 408
HDCP
COMPLIANT
Power
Quantum Elite 615
Rear
HDCP
COMPLIANT
HDCP
COMPLIANT
25 Pin D Connector
Product weight
Quantum Elite 615
HDCP
COMPLIANT
GeNeral
MEDIA I MEDIA II
Video Breakout Cable for 12-way Video Input Card
Connectors
Horizontal frequency
Vertical frequency
Resolution range
Formats
Standards
1 analog or digital VGA-WUXGA RGBHV, RGBS, RGsB
single link DVI-D
1 female DVI-I
31.4 kHz to 100 kHz
50 Hz to 85 Hz
640x480 to 1920x1200*
*1920x1200 is accepted for DVI-D single link, reduced
blanking only
RGB, digital video
DVI 1.0
ViDeo ProCeSSiNG — QGe 100 (reMoTe HarDware)
Maximum data rate
Digital sampling
Colors
4.95 Gbps (1.65 Gbps per color)
24 bit, 8 bits per color, 165 MHz standard
16.78 million
Specifications (cont.)
ViDeo iNPUT — CoMPoSiTe aND S-ViDeo — QeC i12ViD
ViDeo ProCeSSiNG — QeC o2
Number/signal type
Connectors
Maximum data rate
Digital sampling
Colors
12 S-video, composite video
2 female 26-pin HD (included adapter allows input on 24
female BNC connectors)
1 Vp-p for Y of S-video and for composite video
0.3 Vp-p for C of S-video
Analog: 0.1 V to 2.0 Vp-p with no offset
75 ohms
15 kHz
50 Hz, 59.94 Hz
Nominal level
Minimum/maximum levels
Impedance
Horizontal frequency
Vertical frequency
4.95 Gbps (1.65 Gbps per color)
24 bit, 8 bits per color, 165 MHz standard
16.78 million
ViDeo oUTPUT — QeC o2
Number/signal type
Connectors
Vertical frequencies
Scaled resolution
2 scaled RGBHV or single link DVI-D
2 female DVI-I (analog and digital signals are both active)
50 Hz, 60 Hz
640x4801,2, 800x6001,2, 848x4801,2, 1024x7681,2,
1150x8701,2, 1280x7681,2, 1280x10241,2, 1360x7681,2,
1400x10501,2, 1408x10501,2, 1600x12001,2
HDTV: 720p1,2, 1080p1,2
1 = at 50 Hz, 2 = at 60 Hz
DVI 1.0
ViDeo ProCeSSiNG — QeC i12ViD
Digital sampling
Colors
8 bits per color; 13.5 MHz standard
16.78 million
Standards
ViDeo iNPUT — QeC i2rGB
Number/signal type
2 analog VGA-WUXGA RGBHV, RGsB, HDTV, component
video
2 female 15-pin HD
15.7 kHz to 100 kHz
50 Hz to 75 Hz
640x480 to 1920x1200, NTSC, PAL, 480p, 576p, 720p,
1080i, 1080p
Connectors
Horizontal frequency
Vertical frequency
Resolution range
ViDeo ProCeSSiNG — QeC i2rGB
Digital sampling
24 bit, 8 bits per color; 205 MHz standard (RGB,
component video)
16.78 million
Colors
ViDeo ProCeSSiNG — QeC o2HDMi
Maximum data rate
Digital sampling
Colors
4.95 Gbps (1.65 Gbps per color)
24 bit, 8 bits per color, 165 MHz standard
16.78 million
ViDeo oUTPUT — QeC o2HDMi
Number/signal type
Connectors
Vertical frequency
Scaled resolutions
2 scaled single link HDMI (HDCP compliant)
2 female HDMI type A
50 Hz, 60 Hz
640x4801,2, 800x6001,2, 848x4801,2, 1024x7681,2,
11504x8701,2, 1280x7681,2, 1280x10241,2,
1360x7681,2, 1366x7681,2, 1440x9001,2,
1400x10501,2, 1408x10501,2, 1600x12001,2,
1680x10501,2, 1920x12001,2
HDTV: 720p1,2, 1080p1,2
1 = at 50 Hz, 2 = at 60 Hz
DVI 1.0, HDMI 1.2, HDCP 1.1
ViDeo iNPUT — QeC i2DVi
Number/signal type
Connectors
Horizontal frequency
Vertical frequency
Resolution range
Formats
Standards
2 digital VGA-WUXGA RGB single link DVI-D
2 female DVI-I (analog signals are not supported)
31.4 kHz to 100 kHz
50 Hz to 85 Hz
640x480 to 1920x1200, 480p, 576p, or 1080p
RGB digital video
DVI 1.0
ViDeo ProCeSSiNG — QeC i2DVi
Maximum data rate
Digital sampling
Colors
4.95 Gbps (1.65 Gbps per color)
24 bit, 8 bits per color; 165 MHz standard (RGB)
16.78 million
ViDeo iNPUT — QeC i2HDMi
NOTE: *Appropriate HDMI to DVI-D cables or adapters are required for DVI signal input/output.
Number/signal type
2 single link HDMI (or DVI-D*)
Connectors
2 female HDMI type A (analog signals are not supported)
Signal type
Single link HDMI (or DVI-D*)
Digital video
RGB digital video (DVI and HDMI standards) or Y, Cr, Cb
digital component video
(HDMI standard)
EDID and DDC
Supports Extended Display Identification Data (EDID) and
Display Data Channel
(DDC) data using DVI and HDMI standards. Factory or
custom EDID tables are user selectable.
HDCP
Compliant with High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection
(HDCP) using DVI and HDMI 1.3 standards
Horizontal frequency
31 kHz to 100 kHz
Vertical frequency
24 Hz to 85 Hz
Resolution range
640x480 to 1920x1200, 480p, 576p, 720p, 1080i, or
1080p
Standards
DVI 1.0, HDMI 1.3, HDCP 1.1
ViDeo ProCeSSiNG — QeC i2HDMi
Maximum data rate
Digital sampling
Colors
4.95 Gbps (1.65 Gbps per color)
24 bit, 8 bits per color; 165 MHz standard
16.78 million
Extron USA - West
Headquarters
+800.633.9876
Inside USA / Canada Only
+1.714.491.1500
+1.714.491.1517 FAX
www.extron.com
Standards
CoNTrol/reMoTe — ProCeSSor/DeCoDer/SCaler
Ethernet ports
1 female RJ-45 connector for control, networked
2 female RJ-45 for media transfer (QGE 100 sources)
Control port: 10/100Base-T, half/full duplex with
autodetect
Media I and II ports: 10/100/1000Base-T, half/full duplex
with autodetect
Media I: 10/100Base-T, half/full duplex with autodetect
Media II: 10/100/1000Base-T, half/full duplex with
autodetect
Ethernet data rate
Quantum Elite 615
Quantum Elite 408
Ethernet protocol
Control port
Media ports
Storage
Quantum Elite 615
IP, TCP
IP, TCP, UDP, DHCP
Quantum Elite 408
Internal operating system
Program control
Model
Quantum Elite 615
Quantum Elite 408
QEC O2HDMI
QEC I2HDMI
QEC O2
QEC I12VID
QEC I2RGB
Quantum Elite Control Software
QGE 100
1 GB nonvolatile user memory [(2) 512 MB, solid state
drives]
80 GB (1 IDE drive)
Microsoft® Windows® XP Embedded
Extron Quantum Elite control/configuration software for
Windows®
Version Description
Quantum Elite System 6U/15 slot
Quantum Elite System 4U/8 slot
Quantum Elite HDMI Output Card
Quantum Elite HDMI Input Card
Quantum Elite Output Card
Quantum Elite 12 Video Input Card
Quantum Elite Dual RGB Video Input Card
Quantum Elite Software
Quantum Graphics Encoder
For complete specifications, please go to www.extron.com
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
Extron USA - East
Extron Europe
Extron Middle East
Extron Asia
Extron Japan
Extron China
+800.633.9876
+800.3987.6673
+971.4.2991800
+971.4.2991880 FAX
+800.7339.8766
+81.3.3511.7655
+81.3.3511.7656 FAX
+400.883.1568
+1.919.863.1794
+1.919.863.1797 FAX
+31.33.453.4040
+31.33.453.4050 FAX
Inside USA / Canada Only
Inside Europe Only
Inside Asia Only
+65.6383.4400
+65.6383.4664 FAX
© 2011 Extron Electronics. All rights reserved. All trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners.
Inside China Only
+86.21.3760.1568
+86.21.3760.1566 FAX
05-2010
68-1873-01
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