This WolfPack™ DVI Input Card is a 1080p compliant, 1-port input card designed to work with our WolfPack Matrix Switchers. The DVI Input Card is used with the matrix for true plug-and- play cross-point switching from any DVI input to any combination of outputs. By having 1-port slide in cards the matrix is very reliable as in the unlikely even there is a loss of signal you just replace the card with a spare you have purchased or order another from us. The complete matrix doesn't have to be sent to us for a repair.
This single-link DVI Input Card is used with our WolfPack HDTV Supply line of 9x9, 18x18 and 36x36 modular matrix switchers that feature one-slot card cages using 9, 18 or 36 of these one-port DVI Input cards depending upon your system needs.
100ms Seamless Switching: This WolfPack™ Seamless card delivers 100ms instantaneous video switching. This high-performance engine processes signals by executing EDID hops and HDCP handshakes simultaneously at both the source input, the display outputs and scales the inputs for the best output resolution. It sets the output clock timing and uses a frame buffer to retain the input signal information for the fastest output.
Separate Embedded Audio In and De-embedded Audio Out: The Seamless card allows you to display video with separate audio coming from another audio source as it supports embedding the audio on the input cards 3.5mm audio connector and then de-embedding the audio on the HDMI output cards 3.5mm audio.
Hardware Scaling via DIP Switches on both in and out cards: The 8-pin DIP switch on the cards are for the manual scaling up/down. Each card has a 8-pin DIP switch to select multiple resolution settings to conform to your HDMI source devices and the HDMI destination devices.
DVI Input Card Feature:
Supports one (1) DVI 1.1 Input
Scaling up & down on the card via a DIP switch on the card
Embedded Audio In
Supports 1080p resolutions
Seamless switching speed of 100ms (0.1 sec)
Controllable via the matrices front panel buttons, RS232, WEB GUI and iOS/Android App
High bandwidth up to 10.2 Gbps
Built-in HDCP internal management
Built-in EDID & DDC management
Plug & play
The WolfPack™ Modular HDMI Matrix Router allows switching between inputs with a clean video cut (frame-to-frame switching with no glitches). The WolfPack™ Modular HDMI Matrix Routers advanced processor allows it to process live signals simultaneously which means it can seamlessly and instantly switch (~100ms) between HDMI inputs and outputs. Most non-seamless matrix switchers require a delay of several seconds before they can switch between devices but with this WolfPack family that wait time is completely eliminated
NOTE: Do not combine or use our 4K/60 cards with this 1080p DVI card in the same matrix chassis. These DVI cards are designed to work only on 1080p based systems delivering pure 1080p resolutions and cannot be combined with any 4K/60 card HDMI Matrix system.
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When we work on the AV projects, there are always uncertainties, especially come to the source types, display interfaces and also think about the system upgrading in the future. So how could we at least do something to save the costs, improve the possibilities for the easy/quick upgrading?
HDTV Supplys R&D department has developed this MAV card to not only solve the different signals input, but also with many different unique features like 3.5mm audio embedds on the input card and de-embedds on the output cards, resolution adjustment via the 8-pin DIP switch and image 180 degree rotating.
What is a MAV card? It's has a DVI-I port, so with the different adapters (HDMI-DVI, VGA-DVI, CVBS/YPBPR-DVI) so you can have HDMI, VGA, YPBPR/CVBS sources to input or you can use the DVI signal/TV and an DVI cable directly.
HDTV Supply has successfully installed our WolfPack, WolfPackLite and our other DVI Matrix Switchers in Sports Bars, Restaurants, Bowling Alleys, Fitness Centers, Malls, Places of Worship, Data Centers, Gaming Rooms, Nail Salons, County Clubs, Casinos, Factories, Conference Rooms, Schools, Home Theaters or many other installations requiring DVI matrix switching. The reason, we are told by the users, is the number of features we offer compared to other companies they looked at.
This card used with our modular DVI matrix switchers can usually be integrated with many third party control systems using the RS232 port on the back of the matrix.
For experienced AV hardware and software professionals who want to write their own drivers for 3rd party control systems from:
...and we have created a simple and very easy to use RS232 script to write your own drivers.
EXAMPLE: If you want to switch input 8 to output 1, 8, 16, the RS232 command would be x1&8&16. and notice the command has a period (.) at the end of the string. The matrix even replies "OK" when the right command is received and "ERR" when receiving a wrong command. Here is the RS232 User Manual if you want to write your own drivers.
How to use the info:
END USER: If you are an end user and want to have a whole-house control system from any of the above 3rd party control houses but your budget can't support the price you were quoted, do the following:
Call us for a quote
Once you get our quote call a 3rd party control reseller or installer in your area and tell them "Here is the hardware I want to use, please give me a quote on writing the software and installing all of the hardware at my location." You usually can save $1,000s on larger systems.
CAVEAT: We are not certified by any of the above 3rd party control systems companies nor have the necessary hardware to verify, troubleshoot and support the 3rd party writing of the code. We do warranty, though, that the RS232 script in the above RS232 Users Manual has and will work to control the matrix directly.
See below our Modular Matrix Switcher with seamless switching that shows switching in 340ms without any black or blue screens during switching. All of our Modular Matrix Switchers support the Seamless Fast Switching if they have our 1080p or 4K60 cards.
Below is a video of the WolfPack 9x9 card cage model showing the fast switching speed and its features. The larger card cage models will operate exactly the same but will allow more input and output cards.
Q: Do you have any tips in the unlikely event the unit fails?
A: Turn it OFF and then disconnect the matrix from the AC power and all cables. Pull out each board from the rear and push back in. Plug all cables back in and turn it on.
Q: What are the HDCP options?
A: You can choose either to open or close the HDCP on the output card. A receiver that cannot support HDCP can also display the sources with HDCP.
Non-HDCP source to a HDCP compliant TV
HDCP source to a non-HDCP compliant TV
Q: What is you test procedure?
A: Our testing procedure is:
Assembling: Production line self-testing (Basic Functions)
Initial Testing: Includes every card, control software and front panel front buttons
24 Hours Aging: Gao Sheng Standard Aging Room
Final testing: All Functions
QC final Inspection: Sticker, serial number, etc
Packing: Pack and ship
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HDTV Supply includes a 2 Year WolfPackCare™ Advance Replace Limited Warranty on this card. The warranty states that the card will perform in accordance with the accompanying materials for a period of 2 years from the date of the receipt of the order & that the card will be free from defects in materials & workmanship under normal use.
Slide-in Boards & HDBaseT Extenders: If a board or extender goes bad in the first 2-years & HDTV Supplys Tech Support team verifys the problem after a telephone call, HDTV Supply will send a new or like-new unit within the USA usually within 24-hours by USPS Air Priority at HDTV Supplys expense. We will ask for a credit card for payment in case the bad card is not sent back to us within 5-business days. You will need to provide us the tracking number as we will to you and you will need to pay for the cards return. In order to get a warranty replacement for a defective card HDTV Supplys Support Team will verify the product is eligible for a warranty. An RMA number will then be issued. Shipped replacements will be in like new conditions, tested and all components included.
HDTV Supply also sells a 3 or 5 Year warranty for this card. Please call us for a quote.
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This product may be eligible to be purchased through the United States Governments SEWP program, similar to their GSA program.
The NASA SEWP (Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement) provides the latest in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and Audio-Visual (AV) products and services for all Federal Agencies and their approved contractors.
If you are a government agency and want to see whether HDTV Supply has this product in the SEWP database go to our our SEWP Contract Holder RedHawk IT Solutions, LLC to allow you to maybe order this product from the United States Governments SEWP program. It is very easy to place your order, go to the link above and enter HDTV Supply and there you will see a list of part numbers of what we currently have. If you do not see it than give us a call at 833-WOLFPACK (833-965-3722) and we may be able to enter it.
Our SEWP Contract Holder RedHawk IT Solutions partner has the following credentials:
Their SEWP Federal Contracts are:
SEWP Contract Number: NNG15SD38B
Group: Group B_SDVOSB
SEWP Contract Number: NNG15SD88B
Group: Group C
The SEWP Program Office manages a suite of government-wide IT products and services contracts that enable NASA and all Federal Agencies to achieve their missions and strategic initiatives by providing streamlined access to critical technologies and solutions. The Program provides best value for the Federal Government and American taxpayer through innovative procurement processes, premier customer service and outreach, acquisition insight, and partnership with Government entities and Industry.
For a complete listing of HDTV Supply products from us, or our other vendors, call 833-WOLFPACK (833-965-3722).
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Trade in your eligible video card for credit toward another video card if you need to upgrade. Just tell us about your video card and based on what you tell us, we will offer you a competitive trade in estimate toward buying another video card. A trade in value is normally US$30 on this card.
You need to buy the new card that you want and we will ship it to you and then you need to send the older card to us. We need to receive your card within 14 days of initiating the trade in, and the condition needs to match what you told us.
If the condition of the video card is different from what you described, we will provide a revised value. It generally it takes a week to look at it. You can either accept or reject it. If you accept it, we will continue with the trade in and either credit to the card you provided on the new card purchase. No matter what, we will send you email updates about the progress of your trade in, so you will know what is happening at every step.
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