3G Project Planning Guide


Introduction

Building a Just Add Power 4K HDMI over IP distribution matrix require 4 components:

  1. One Receiver per display
  2. One Transmitter per source
  3. Managed gigabit Ethernet switch with enough ports for Transmitters and Receivers
  4. IP-based control system

Each Transmitter and Receiver requires a dedicated cat5e (or greater) network cable coming from the switch location.

Use the resources below to choose the right models of Transmitters and Receivers, choose the right switch for the installation requirements, and find control system drivers to manage it all.


Part 1: Choose Receivers & Transmitters

We manufacture multiple models of Transmitters and Receivers to support different hardware requirements at endpoints, and all models within the 3G System can be mixed-and-matched to work together.

Compare Transmitters and mix and match to fit hardware features to each source location.

Compare Receivers and mix and match to fit hardware features to each display location.

View Data Sheets for all available models.


Part 2: Consider Accessory Parts

If the installation needs the ability to view multiple videos on the same display, consider adding a Tiling Transmitter.

If the installation needs to display a video wall with displays rotated diagonally, consider adding a Warp Engine Transmitter.

If the installation needs to control displays or sources with IR, consider adding Flux Capacitor IR Dongles to convert the RS232 ports on devices into IR emitters.

If the installation needs to store individual units in the rack, consider adding a Rack Shelf.


Part 3: Choose the Right Switch

We support a range of switch sizes from 10 ports up to almost 800 ports made by Luxul and Cisco.

For systems below 50 devices where everything is wired to a single rack, a single switch is all that is needed.

For larger systems - either in device count or multiple rack locations - a Stackable Switch may be better.


Part 4: Control System & Drivers

We support a range of IP-based control systems - some developed by us, others developed by industry partners - to give you as the Installer the ability to provide the perfect experience for your client.

An IP-based Control System will allow full control of all things Just Add Power.


Contact for Planning Assistance

We provide planning resources before the installation in addition to Technical Support during and after the installation. Contact us via email at support@justaddpower.com or phone at 1-800-615-0206 if you're unsure of anything.


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