iCompel Brochure - Canada Digital Signage

The award-winning digital signage solution for SMBs!
Increase sales.
» Upsell, cross-sell, merchandise, advertise.
Improve communications.
» Inform, educate, notify, alert.
Do it all with iCOMPEL™ from Black Box.
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Digital HD
video capture
option now
available.
Digital Signage: Grab Their Attention
It’s the ideal solution for:
» Corporate campuses
» Government offices
» Schools and universities
» Healthcare
» Hotels and restaurants
» Retail and entertainment
Digital signage: why you should get it.
Digital signage: now much more affordable.
No other medium makes it possible to deliver compelling content at the
right location at the right time for maximum impact. It works whether your
goal is to:
s Increase sales and profits.
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s Encourage certain behavior.
s Satisfy customers or employees.
s Improve business processes.
s Or all the above.
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audience.
Digital signage is more affordable and easier to implement than ever before.
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afford and benefit from digital signage.
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year after year with ongoing licensing or SaaS fees.
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Digital signage: how the flexibility benefits you.
Digital signage: how to get started.
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product and service promotions.
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and other XML or RSS feeds so you’re not forced to create and supply
all the signage content by yourself.
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We know choosing a digital signage solution can be an overwhelming task.
You may even find yourself suffering from decision paralysis.
Simplify the decision-making.
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everythingYOUNEEDFLEXIBILITYAFFORDABILITYANDTHEABILITYTOGETYOURDIGITAL
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and broadcasting jargon.
Simplify with Black Box’s iCOMPEL™. This family of digital signage
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AN)4TECHNICIANORANINTEGRATORˆINTOAMULTIMEDIAPRO)FYOUSTILLNEEDHELP
call Black Box for FREE 24/7 Tech Support.
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for 24/7 customer engagement.
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iCOMPEL: An Introduction
Set up vibrant, real-time displays with this easy-to-use digital signage platform!
Front view: 2U iCOMPEL
» FREE firmware and software upgrades.
» No recurring licensing fees. Very low cost of ownership.
» True plug-and-display technology—sets up FAST.
» FREE, unparalleled, 24/7 technical support from a
respected industry leader in both AV and IT solutions.
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digital signage network appliances from Black Box.
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SaaS fees to deal with later. And software updates are always free.
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Why iCOMPEL?
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» Affordable and scalable from
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» No learning curve to overcome;
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audio.
» Easy to integrate; won‘t cause
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IT and security headaches
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» It’s from an industry leader who
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can supply you with everything
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These are ideal for applications where
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you need to display both stored video
you both time and money!
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zones within the same screen!
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see pages 6 –7.)
* NOTE: PowerPoint media is a slideshow saved as a .wmv file.
iCOMPEL appliances:
» Are complete, all-in-one, plug-and-play devices.
» Work right out of the box with all software preinstalled
and tested.
» Available as publisher, subscriber, and standalone players.
You can set up multiple units as subscribers for a
publisher unit.
» Can be controlled via a standard Web browser.
» Enable you to update screen content from any PC or Mac
with an Internet connection to issue alerts or customize
content for specific audiences.
» Can play recorded videos, as well as live video from TV
sources (on the TV and HD video capture versions).
» Feature drag-and-drop tools to manipulate layouts easily.
» Include FREE professionally designed screen layouts and
FREE software updates — no costly add-ons to buy later!
» Enable you to set up multizone layouts with each zone
playing different media from its own playlist.
» Use store-and-forward type of media distribution, so
they don’t compromise network bandwidth or resources.
» Support 802.11n wireless connectivity as an option.
Key functions performed:
» Content management
» Content scheduling
» Content distribution
» Playing of:
— stored media
— recorded video and even live video (on -VID models)
— local user “ad hoc” inputs
» System monitoring
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iCOMPEL: Sample Screen Layouts
Corporate logo
in banner
Latest news
provided via
an RSS feed
Video (recorded
or live) streamed
into screen
Stock market
ticker also fed
via an RSS feed
XML feed
Corporate office
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and scrolling or static text into displays. And because they’re widely
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to create and reformat existing media for uploading to the system!
School logo
on background
showing
school’s colors
Date/time stamping
Class and activity
information
Video
streamed in
Ticker loop showing sports
schedule, cancellations, and
other up-to-the-minute changes
School
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Healthcare
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STUDIOACENTRALADMINISTRATIONOFFICEANDYOUR!6AND)4DEPARTMENTSˆ
without adding any technical or creative staff.
Date/time stamping
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enables the average office manager or PR
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BROADCASTANNOUNCEMENTSMENUSBULLETINS
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an area of the screen to promoting upcoming
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ANDOTHERADMINISTRATORSHAVEASIMPLE
COSTEFFECTIVEWAYTOUPLOADANDDISTRIBUTE
media for viewing in facilities across a large
medical system.
Photo stills set up to
rotate on a predefined
schedule according to
programmable playlist
Static or rotating
text in an area of
the screen devoted
to promoting
upcoming events
Stream local weather
via XML feeds
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Fonts
customized to
the look of your
institution
Imported
graphics or
video illustrating
hospital services
Streamed-in text crawl
alerting visitors to
important announcements
iCOMPEL: Design and Publishing Tools
Includes FREE layouts. Customize them how you like!
Sophisticated layout tools.
Resize and position items in precise increments or click and drag. Overlap and
make zones transparent. iCOMPEL supports unlimited zones for text or still
images, up to 15 zones for HTML, and either two or four zones for video
(depending on the series ordered).
The software that comes preloaded on the publisher and player units
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your choice of content in a professionally designed format fast.
Or you can create your own. The intuitive layout and design tool makes it
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OR
Set up one or more screen layouts containing one or more rectangular
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zone in the display layout has its own playlist to which you can add multiple
stored media files.
You also get the flexibility to format text so it’s consistent with the look
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as control their scroll speed across the screen.
Schedule playlists for different times of the day.
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live media.
Every zone in the display layout can run on its own schedule. When you
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Different layouts can be scheduled to play at different times of the day. Each
playlist runs in a continuous loop per a preset schedule
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so content playing can be triggered (or halted) by signals originating from
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provide emergency notification based on a signal sent when a secure door
is opened or when an environmental condition occurs.
Activate scheduled content delivery from the playlist interface.
Media supported:
» JavaScript
» PowerPoint
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still images
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direction or at various speeds
» HTML (set up one or more
zones as a Web page from
an existing Web server or
an intranet)
» XML feeds
» RSS subscriber feeds (to
automatically collect and
display dynamic textural feeds
from the Internet)
» Live video (on the versions with
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iCOMPEL: Typical Applications
The roles of standalone players and publishers.
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the box with all design and playlist management software preinstalled on the
appliance.
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applications).
Or you can use a publisher model as a standalone device. A publisher
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the publishing of one or more channels to itself as an FTP client or to an
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an FTP file server at a preconfigured location within your IP network.
In a basic standalone setup (like that shown belowASINGLEI#/-0%,
connects directly to your network and to your display device.
Accessing the device can be done several ways: via a Web browser by
providing an IP address along with a name and password; via an FTP client by
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or via Secure Shell (SSH) by giving an IP address and root password. An
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XML and RSS feeds.
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remote access.
A typical standalone application:
iCOMPEL
Standalone Player
Preview Display
LAN
User PC with
Browser
How it works:
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network and shows the address briefly on your display.
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Access the unit through a Web browser using the IP address.
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are stored on the disk inside the unit.
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You can then create one or more screen layouts containing one
or more rectangular zones. Each zone has a playlist to which one
or more of the stored media files can be added.
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8
Activate the schedule. The relevant media will appear in the
layout you created on the display device. Each playlist runs in
a continuous loop.
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appear on the screen.
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stored on the disk inside the unit).
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configured to access the Internet). Use a similar process when
you want to display actual Web pages.
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iCOMPEL: Typical Applications
For larger multiscreen, multisite applications.
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AMULTISITEAPPLICATIONThe publisher appliance acts as a channel manager
cloning its media over a network so the same digital signage presentation
shows on screens at different sites at specific times.
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been published by the I#/-0%,PUBLISHER. Each subscriber pulls new content
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to a preset schedule.
You can also log into a subscriber and customize content on an
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particularly useful in multiscreen applications where you want to locally
update content to issue alerts or customize content for local audiences.
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CAPTURECARDYOUCANUSETHEADHOCZONETODISPLAYALIVEVIDEOFEED
Update messaging in real time with “ad-hoc” capabilities. A welcome message
(like that shown here), can be rewritten for the specific site where the iCOMPEL
subscriber is located, replacing the default content on a digital signage display.
A typical multisite application with local “ad-hoc” customization:
Splitter
iCOMPEL Subscriber
iCOMPEL Publisher
Local
Customization
LAN
Remote
Location 2
Internet
LAN
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Central Control
FTP Server
Local Customization
Remote
Location 1
LAN
iCOMPEL Subscriber
How it works:
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current schedule is published as a collection of files on the channel server
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new schedule. The subscribers then poll the publisher periodically for changes
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redundant content automatically.
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ANDCHANGETHEADHOCCONTENTREPLACINGTHECONTENTTHATYOUVEASSIGNED
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ENDANDTHECHANNELISREPUBLISHEDTHESUBSCRIBERWILLCONTINUETODISPLAY
THELOCALCUSTOMCONTENT(OWEVERIFTHEADHOCCONTENTISREMOVEDFROM
THEPUBLISHERSPLAYLISTTHENTHELOCALCUSTOMCONTENTISDELETEDFROM
all subscribers.
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iCOMPEL: Choose Your Model
Choose from four iCOMPEL families.
The P Series:
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of video, static images, HTML, XML, RSS Web content.
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digital signage content library (VESA models: 40 GB SSD).
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Series supports the frames per second needed for smooth video playout and
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so you can play up to four simultaneous videos on a screen!
Front view: VESA P Series
Rear view: 2U P Series
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4OPLAYLIVEVIDEOFROMDIGITALSOURCESORDERVERSIONSWITH($VIDEO
capture. They provide pure digital connectivity via HDMI input.
The S Series:
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s &EATURESAFASTROBUSTPROCESSORFOROPTIMIZEDCONTENT
Flash at <20 fps and video at <30 fps.
s )DEALFORSHOWINGTWOVIDEOZONESSIMULTANEOUSLY
s 3UPPORTSTHEDISPLAYOFOPTIMIZED&LASHALONGSIDEOFVIDEOSTATIC
images, HTML, XML, RSS Web content.
s 6%3!MODELSOFFERENERGYSAVINGSANDRELIABILITYANDFEATUREFAST
access SSD (2U models: 250 GB HDD).
This series supports up to two video zones playing at the same time and is
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files alongside of Web content.
You can even order S Series subscribers to receive content from a P Series
Rear view: 2U S Series
Rear view: VESA S Series
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intensive content like other screens in your application.
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version with a new HD video capture for HDMI input.
The K Series:
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or touchscreen (interactive kiosk) uses.
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40 GB SSD storage and support VGA resolutions up to 2048 x 1536.
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our P Series for professional Flash and video rendering, plus 40 GB
SSD storage and support for 1080p HD output.
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DISPLAYSIGNAGEINKIOSKTYPEAPPLICATIONSWITHOUTANYREQUIREMENTSFORMORE
than two video zones.
The kiosk and interactive kiosk versions have different types of video
connectors and processors. The very affordably priced base kiosk models
Rear view: K Series
Front view: K Plus Series
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video rendering on the screen.
The O Series:
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in an HDTV’s Open Pluggable Specification (OPS) slot.
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at >20 fps and video at >30 fps.
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s &EATURES'"33$STORAGE
4HESEPUBLISHERANDSUBSCRIBERI#/-0%,UNITSSUITAPPLICATIONSWHEREYOU
want all digital signage computing integrated into your display. They install in
any screen that has an Intel®/PEN0LUGGABLE3PECIFICATION/03SLOTWHICHIS
ideal for signage applications where you don‘t have room for an external player
(or where you worry about securing expensive appliance hardware).
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professional Flash. Plus they support the frames per second needed for smooth
video playout. The O Series also supports up to four video zones and has
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iCOMPEL: Choose Your Model
TECH SPECS
P Series 2U iCOMPEL Models:
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HD video capture versions also have:
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P Series VESA iCOMPEL Models:
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K Series VESA iCOMPEL Models:
CPU Processor — Intel Atom® D525
System RAM —-"
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Video Output Resolution —
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O Series OPS iCOMPEL Models:
CPU Processor —)NTEL#OREI-OBILE
System RAM —-"
System Storage —'"33$
Video Output Resolution —
Per the screen’s resolution specification
Connectors —%THERNET2*
-BPS
Power — OPS bus powered
Size — OPS standard
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For help ordering your iCOMPEL solution, call our FREE, 24/7 Tech Support at
724-746-5500. For managing larger signage networks remotely from any
location, see our iCOMPEL Deployment Managers (iDMs) at blackbox.com.
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iCOMPEL: Complete Your Solution
iCOMPEL options in detail:
iCOMPEL Wi-Fi Module (ICOMP-WIFI)
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S aves you the cost and time of having to build out an existing wired
LAN network to reach screens.
The iCOMPEL Wi-Fi
Module’s antennas
shown installed on
a smaller iCOMPEL
chassis.
Use 802.11n Wi-Fi for:
» Signage in historic buildings where
» Any application where cable
cables would be unsightly.
runs would create a hazard.
» "UILDINGSWITHORNATEMARBLEBRICK » Any signage that needs to
or similarly finished surfaces.
be rapidly deployed without
disrupting nearby operations.
» !LWAYSONSIGNAGEAPPLICATIONS
WHEREREDUNDANCYISAMUSTHAVE » Trade show or conference hall
signage (including rental and
» Retail end cap or island screens not
staging setups).
easily reached by cabling.
NOTE: You can order the ICOMP-WIFI factory installed in an iCOMPEL unit (all
models except for the O Series iCOMPEL); for our selection of Wi-Fi models,
see page 9). Or you can order it as a retrofit on an existing iCOMPEL
appliance or player; for details on the retrofit option, contact Black Box.
Black Box: We’re your provider of the total digital signage solution.
Black Box is your source for everything behind the screens.
!NDWEMEANEVERYTHINGSPLITTERSEXTENDERSSWITCHESSCALERS
plus all the hardware you need to integrate your multimedia
distribution and management system into your existing IT
infrastructure. Not only are we knowledgeable about today’s latest
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ServSwitch™ 4site (KVP4000A)
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video from the servers on one monitor at the same time.
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to distribute content over the LAN.
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via the LAN.
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content distribution.
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This unit receives the multimedia signals sent from the
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Pure Networking™ Ethernet Switches (LB8505A-R2)
4HESEAFFORDABLE-BPSSWITCHINGDEVICES
manage traffic on the LAN segments.
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iCOMPEL: Complete Your Solution
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CAT6 In-Line Surge Protectors (SP529A)
Don’t forget to protect cable interfaces from
power surges.
8
Remote Power Manager (PS568A)
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OFBANDPOWERMANAGEMENT'REATFORSAVINGENERGY
9
Eaton® 5P2200 UPS, 1950 VA/1920 Watts (5P2200)
Provide surge suppression and battery backup during
brief power outages for devices linked in your digital
signage network.
10
Wireless Video Presentation System III (AC1132A)
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