Vanco International Jump Starts 2019 with Three New AV Product Additions to its Vanco and Evolution Lines

New HDMI and matrix selector switches, and HDBaseT extender bring 4K-compatibility to residential and commercial AV installations

Batavia, IL – January 22, 2019 – Vanco International LLC, an industry leader in AV distribution and electronic accessory products, is pleased to announce the addition of three new products from its Vanco and Evolution brands. The new solutions offer residential and commercial AV distributors and dealers with the latest in 4K-compatible, HDMI, and HDBaseT switch and extender technology.

Vanco HDSW4K31 – 3×1 Switch with HDR and CEC

The Vanco HDSW4K31 3×1 switch is HDCP 2.2 compliant, allows three HDMI sources to be switched to one display, and requires no external power supply, which makes for an easy and simplified installation. Supporting 4K@60Hz and 4:4:4 Chroma subsampling, HRD10 and Dolby Vision and Consumer Electronic Control (CEC) pass-through, the HDSW4K31 is a multi-purpose accessory adding value to integrator tool kits.

Vanco 280688 – HDMI 4K 8×8 Matrix Selector Switch

Also HDCP compliant and allowing up to eight HDMI sources to be distributed simultaneously to up to eight displays, the 280688 HDMI 4K 8×8 matrix selector switch features Advanced EDID management for rapid integration of sources and displays. It also supports resolutions up to 4K@60Hz with HDR, 48-bit deep color. The 280688 is a jack of all trades with the ability to pass through full 3D, wideband bi-directional IR (30 to 60 kHz) including 8 IR Transmitters and 9 IR Receivers, as well as Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD master audio via the HDMI output. The 280688 also allows integrators to choose from four switching modes: front panel buttons, IR remote control, RS-232 control, and TCP/IP control.

Evolution EVEXKVM2 – 4K HDBaseT Extender with KVM

With the ability to transmit audio and video via HDMI, as well as provide complete KVM (Keyboard, Video, Mouse) functionality via USB 2.0 ports over a single Cat5e/6 up to 230ft/70m with POC, the EVEXKVM2 is a unique plug and play extender solution for any device that needs to be controlled with a keyboard and mouse. With USB 2.0 KVM, users can control a security NVR/DVR, computer, NAS system, or any other component that is controlled by USB with the EVEXKVM2 extender – there is no need to run a separate line or extender just for KVM control. And, the Power Over Cable (PoC), integrates power into the Cat5e/6 cable, requiring no power supply for either the Transmitting unit or Receiving unit. The EVEXKVM2 also offers auto EDID management, which automatically adjusts to overcome compatibility issues, as well as auto EQ distance, for perfect transmission and reception of HDMI signals.

EVEXKVM2 supports up to 3840 x 2160 @ 60Hz resolutions, LPCM, DTS and Dolby Digital audio formats, and extends USB 2.0 high speed at 480Mbps to 164ft/50m. The RX (receiving) unit provides 2 USB 2.0 high speed ports at the display end and the TX (transmitting) unit provides a single USB port for connection to computers and other devices, with the ability to simultaneously charge devices. EVEXKVM2 also provides bi-directional wide band IR at 20-60kHz, HDBaseT 2.0 with CEC Support, and is compatible HDMI 2.0*/DVI 1.0 as well as HDCP 2.2/1.4.

The Vanco HDSW4K31 and 280688 are available now. The EVEXKVM2 will be available February 2019. Interested distributors can contact Vanco International directly for pricing.

For product specifications and to learn more about Vanco International, visit the Vanco website.

About Vanco International, LLC

With a 60-year legacy of serving the AV industry, Vanco International, LLC engineers, manufactures, and sells premium audio/video products and electronic accessories that are 100% QC tested from our U.S. headquarters. Backed by a team of knowledgeable support representatives and technology experts, Vanco is comprised of four unique brands including Vanco®, a comprehensive line of value-oriented residential AV products and accessories; Evolution™, a curated line of pro audio and video distribution products; PulseAudio™, an indoor/outdoor speaker and amplifier line featuring Bluetooth® technology; and most recently, Beale Street Audio™, a highly-acclaimed line of Sonic Vortex® technology architectural speakers. Vanco is committed to helping the dealer and distributor community succeed in creating high-quality customer experiences across home theater, premium audio, and commercial installations. Learn more about Vanco International at


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