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Mondo Direct: Scalable with direct VGA & audio/serial inputs
Mondo Direct Control Options
In some switching applications where the sources are in close proximity to the matrix switch, Magenta’s Mondo Direct eliminates the need for standalone transmitters by supporting direct video and audio/serial inputs into the switch. Moreover, the Mondo Direct is the only platform that can combine local sources with remote sources in a single switching platform and can support the extension of AV and serial signals up to a range of 2000ft/609m. Transmitted to the switch via UTP, the remote inputs can be mixed with the direct inputs in configurations that are scalable up to 16 direct inputs + 32 remote inputs x 128 outputs, or 32 direct inputs x 128 outputs. Like the Mondo II and Mondo III, the Mondo Direct also future proofs your investment by allowing for the addition of inputs and outputs in increments of 16 and is compatible with all MultiView -A and -S products.
The Mondo Direct can be programmed and controlled using the onboard touch-screen, Windows HyperTerminal, Magenta’s Mondo Matrix Control Software, or 3rd party control systems such as AMX or Crestron.
Downloads for Mondo Direct: Scalable with direct VGA & audio/serial inputs
- Full matrix switching and UTP extension of HD-video and audio1 OR serial2 signals
- Audio and serial signals can be switched independently of video
- Scalable and field upgradable from 16x16 to 16V+32UTPx1283 or 32Vx1283
- Compatible with all MultiView-A and-S transmitters, receivers and distribution amplifiers
- Enables extension of 1920x1200 resolution video from 1 to 2000ft/609m4
- 32Vx163 or 16V+32UTPx1283 support in a 4U Chassis uses significantly lower rack-space than RGB co-axial switchers
|Mondo Direct 16Vx16||UTP Switch w/ 16 direct inputs & 16 UTP outputs||221R3001-16Vx16|
|Mondo Direct NVxM||UTP Switch w/ N direct inputs & M UTP outputs Full||221R3001-NVxM|
|Mondo Direct 16V+16UTPx16||UTP Switch w/ 16 direct inputs & 16 UTP inputs, & 16 UTP outputs||221R-16V16x16|
|Mondo Direct NV+ XUTPxM||UTP Switch w/ N direct inputs, X UTP inputs, & M UTP outputs||221R-NVXxM|
- L/R Summed Audio: Both left and right channels from a stereo source are combined into one channel and are transmitted to both left and right speakers
- All serial functionality is limited to transmit only
- V indicates number of direct inputs and UPT indicates number of remote inputs
- Maximum distance capability is determined by receivers distance specification
- US part numbers. Non-US part numbers may vary. Some product configurations may not be available in your region. Please contact your local distributor for more information
|Mondo Matrix||Mondo Direct|
|Video In||From transmitter||HD-15F|
|Audio In||From transmitter||3.5mm|
|Serial In||From transmitter||3.5mm|
|UTP In||16-64 per frame, 16 port increments||16 or 32 per frame, 16 port increments|
|UTP Out||16 per frame||16 per frame|
|Video Support||MultiView Transmitter/Receiver Dependent||All VESA modes to WUXGA (1920x1200), RGBHV, RGB Composite (NTSC, PAL, SECAM), S-Video, Component Video Widescreen Modes, HDTV Modes including 1080p, 1080i & 720p|
|Resolution/Refresh Rate||MultiView Receiver Dependent||MultiView Receiver Dependent|
|Required Source Impedence||MultiView Transmitter/Receiver Dependent||
Video Out: 75 Ohms; Audio Out (if applicable) 600 Ohms maximum;
SPDIF Audio models: 75 Ohms
|Required Destination Impedence||MultiView Transmitter/Receiver Dependent||
Video In: 75 Ohms; Audio In (If applicable) 600 Ohms maximum;
SPDIF Audio models: 75 Ohms
|Audio Support||MultiView Transmitter/Receiver Dependent||Left/Right Summed or SPDIF (field config.)|
|Serial Support||MultiView Transmitter/Receiver Dependent||Duplex (data rates to 19.2 kbps)|
Category 5, 5e and 6 Shielded Twisted-Pair (STP) or Unshielded Twisted-Pair (UTP)
or skew-free cable. Please see the "Recommended UTP" page for more detailed information.
|Compliance||CE; FCC Class A, IC Class A, RoHS|
|Power||90-264VAC', Consumption 200 Watts Maximum|
|Temperature Tolerance||Operating: 32 to 104°F (0 to-40°C) Storage: -4 to 140°F (-20 to 60°C)|
|Humidity Tolerance||Up to 80% Non-Condensing|
|Mounting||Rack Mount Standard|
|Size||6.7" H x 19" W x 10.5" D (170 mm H x 483 mm W x 267 mm D)|
|Weight||16 lbs (7.3 kg) fully populated|
|Skew Compensation||Not Applicable|
|Warranty||Three (3) Years|
Mondo Direct Control Options
All Mondo Matrix commands must be inputted via the RS-232 serial port on the master frame (first frame) of a Mondo. All input to output switching commands are received and processed by the master frame. Additional frames used within the matrix are connected in a daisy chain and receive processed commands from the master frame.
At its most basic, control commands can be sent to a Mondo using HyperTerminal, a program built into Windows operating systems. HyperTerminal can be useful for initial testing of a Mondo after installation or for troubleshooting/diagnostic testing post-install.
Other more full-bodied third-part control systems are also available and detailed below:
Magenta Research Mondo Matrix Control Software is a modified version of Knox Video’s Chameleon control software and currently ships on a CD-ROM with each Mondo Matrix sold. The user-friendly Graphical User Interface (GUI) allows users to control a Mondo with a few mouse clicks. The software is included at no charge.
Magenta Research Mondo Matrix Control Software
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Use of Crestron and AMX or other control systems are also supported.
A full listing of commands can be found in the Mondo Matrix manual (PDF).