As an educator or as a school and college administrator, you may have always wanted a complete classroom AV solution to make your lectures more interactive and absorbing. Well, you need not wait any longer…

Extron Electronics has just the solution for you. The Extron PlenumVault Digital Systems are complete, easy-to-use AV switching and control systems that seamlessly integrate digital and analog video sources.

These solutions include standard two and four input systems that consist of all the necessary audio and video switching, audio amplification, system control, source connectivity, speakers, mounting hardware, and cabling. Together, this makes up a complete classroom AV solution. All you need to do is add the display device and sources.

Each digital system uses economical twisted pair cables for transmitting signals. It also includes network connectivity for Web-based AV resource management, monitoring, and control.

This solution provides support for up to six of the most common classroom AV sources, with two local HDMI inputs and two PVT twisted pair inputs. You can place PVT wallplates beside the teacher’s desk or other locations in the classroom. This can accommodate both instructor and student sources, which include laptop, tablet, Blu-ray player, document camera and more.

PlenumVault Digital Systems provide high reliability and performance using an economical and easily installed cable infrastructure. The latter includes CATx cable, which offers lower cost and easier installation than standard coaxial cable. It is also lighter, smaller, and more flexible. These cables are easier to terminate and do not require highly skilled and costly technicians for installation.

This AV solution includes a MediaLink Controller, which simplifies the operation of the AV system. This controller has large, backlit buttons as well as a basic volume control knob, making it very easy to use. You can learn to operate the system within a few minutes, even without training. This controller also replaces traditional handheld IR remotes, thereby eliminating the need for battery replacement.

PlenumVault Digital Systems offers network integration technology that meets the needs of professional AV environments. Administrators and support personnel can configure, manage, monitor, troubleshoot, and control systems over the network.

At the heart of each AV system is a switcher/amplifier that offers sophisticated audio capabilities. The amplifier can drive up to four Extron speakers and fill the room with full, rich sound. This AV system also uses a special Mounting Kit that securely mounts and conceals system components above a suspended ceiling.

Some of the features are:

Features complete, centralized HDMI/VGA switching and control systems with stereo audio amplification
Designed for installations with suspended ceilings
Two local HDMI inputs and two twisted pair inputs support up to six common classroom AV sources
Switching wallplates transmit audio and video signals over a single CATx shielded twisted pair cable
Has a powerful 50 watt rms audio amplifier
Boasts Ethernet configuration and switch for a remote setup, allowing three devices to share a single network drop
Has a simple setup with no programming required
Includes an easy-to-use MediaLink controller

So, if you’re looking to install a complete AV solution for your classroom, lecture hall, or auditorium, do consider the Extron PlenumVault Digital Systems. This system will help you deliver your lectures making use of the very latest in audio and video. Here’s to interesting and absorbing lectures making use of the very latest in AV technology!

For more information on how you can set up a complete AV control system for your classroom, auditorium, or lecture hall, contact Actis at 022-30808080 or at

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AV Solutions, Audio Visual Consultants at Actis Technologies India