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CATV Tuner: Calypso Systems

Gefen's UWB (ultra-wideband) Wireless for HDMI Extender sends high-definition resolutions up to 1080p (24 fps) and 5.1 surround sound to ceiling-mounted or outside displays as far as 33 feet away.

Calypso Systems has developed an analog CATV tuner to address K-12 educators using new DVD players that aren't compatible with older televisions. According to the company, the CSD-500 is a stand-alone device that can be mounted anywhere in a classroom. It converts standard definition digital TV signals that are compatible with older analog equipment often found in classrooms, servings as an integrated tuner with no on-board user interface. TV channel selection can be controlled through an remote or other third-party control. The tuner can also be used to display DVDs through a computer, in lieu of a DVD player or VCR. Price: $199. Calypso Systems. 651-209-3741.

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