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Leaf to Unveil First Range of HDCP 2.2 Compliant Ultra HD Video and Audio Matrices

New range will set the standard for matrix performance in the home, to be debuted at CEDIA Expo 2014.

CE Pro Editors · August 26, 2014

Market leading AV matrix manufacturer, Leaf, will reveal a major breakthrough in Ultra High-Definition (HD) switching and distribution for the home on Booth 412 at this year’s CEDIA Expo 2014 (10-13 September, Denver Convention Center, Denver, CO).

“Ultra HD will be one of the biggest, if not the biggest, talking points of this year’s Expo, so it’s the perfect platform to introduce our latest Ultra HD matrix technology,” says Dean Vaughan, Leaf’s CEO.

“With HDCP 2.2 being included in the revised CEA core characteristics for Ultra High-Definition (UHD) TVs, monitors and projectors for residential compatible Ultra HD installations from June of this year, this feature is now absolutely essential for UHD deployment in the home. Our new, feature-rich range will provide exactly what the market needs, it’s a huge game-changer for the product category, for installers and their customers. We’re tremendously excited and can’t wait to reveal all on the opening day of the Expo.”

The new Leaf Ultra HD range will comprise both HDBaseT Class A and Class B models with POH. Available features will also include coaxial digital audio inputs, multi-zone variable line level audio outputs with full bass and treble control and variable audio delay for lip-sync correction. Sleek, ultra compact POH HDBaseT receivers for easy installation will also be part of the new range. Leaf has also revealed that it will be building on this platform with full DD 5.1 down-mixing models coming in Q2 2015.

Leaf has built a world-class reputation for delivering innovative audio-video switching and distribution solutions, exceptional design and quality engineering. The brand’s principles are based on exacting manufacturing standards that enable the highest build quality, ease of use and reliability.

Founded in 1976, all Leaf products are designed and produced in the company’s cutting-edge technology facility at their HQ in Melbourne, Australia and meticulously tested to meet rigorously high standards. As a result, all Leaf products are capable of delivering world-class distribution of source material to every room in a residential or commercial installation.

CEDIA EXPO is the leading tradeshow in the residential electronic systems industry. With training on home tech fundamentals and emerging trends, certification opportunities and a wealth of new ideas and products, CEDIA EXPO is the one-stop tradeshow for every home technology professional. CEDIA EXPO offers the opportunity to learn new skills, experience the latest technologies and connect with
fellow industry professionals.

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