RGB 160xi Retired

Universal Mountable Computer-Video and Audio Interface
Key Features
  • 300 MHz (-3 dB) RGB video bandwidth
  • Compatible with computer-video resolutions up to QXGA
  • ADSP™ - Advanced Digital Sync Processing
  • Three-position level/peaking control
  • Horizontal shift control
  • Active PC audio to balanced audio interfacing
The Extron RGB 160xi
Model Version Description Part #
RGB 160xi Mountable Universal and Audio Interface 60-378-01 Retired

This product has been retired.

The Extron RGB 160xi is a universal, analog computer-video and audio interface with ADSP™. It allows computer-video resolutions up to QXGA to be converted for output to projectors and flat panel displays. It also accepts unbalanced computer stereo audio and converts it to balanced, line level stereo audio. Extron Advanced Digital Sync Processing or ADSP technology provides all-digital processing of sync signals, eliminating compatibility issues encountered when using analog sync processing with digital display devices. The RGB 160xi is ideal for use in applications that require signal amplification and sync processing to ensure compatibility between many different types of displays and computer-video signal sources found in classrooms, auditoriums, and conference rooms.

In addition, the RGB 160xi interface features level and peaking control, horizontal shift control, and a buffered local monitor output with ID bit termination. Level and peaking compensate for signal loss due to long cable runs. Horizontal shift allows the image to be adjusted to the left or right when timing differences between source resolutions and refresh rates cause a display to position images in different places.

It is housed in a metal enclosure and can be furniture-mounted with optional mounting accessories.


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RGB 160xi
   Gain Unity, (0.725 Vp-p) 50% peaking, (0.75 Vp-p) 100% peaking
   Bandwidth 300 MHz (-3 dB)
Video input
   Number/signal type 1 analog VGA-QXGA RGBHV, RGBS, RGsB, RsGsBs
   Connectors 1 female 15-pin HD
   Nominal level 0.7 Vp-p for RGB
   Minimum/maximum levels Analog: 0.3 V to 1.5 Vp-p with no offset at unity gain
   Impedance 75 ohms
   Horizontal frequency Autoscan 15 kHz to 130 kHz
   Vertical frequency Autoscan 30 Hz to 120 Hz
   Return loss -30 dB @ 5 MHz
   DC offset (max. allowable) 4.0 V
Video output
   Number/signal type 1 analog RGBHV, RGBS, RGsB
   Connectors 6 female BNC
1 female 15-pin HD local monitor buffered output
   Nominal level 0.7 Vp-p for RGB
   Minimum/maximum levels Analog: 0.7 V to 0.75 Vp-p with 0.70 Vp-p input
   Impedance 75 ohms
   Return loss -30 dB @ 5 MHz
   Input type RGBHV TTL (±), RGBS TTL (±), RGsB 0.3 V (-), RsGsBs 1.3 V (-)
   Output type RGBHV (±), RGBS (±), RGsB (-)
   Input level 2 V to 5.5 Vp-p with ±0.2 VDC offset (max.)
   Output level 4 V to 5 Vp-p, unterminated
   Input impedance 510 ohms
   Output impedance 75 ohms
   Max. propagation delay 48 ns
   Max. rise/fall time 3.5 ns
   Polarity RGBHV: when RGBHV is input, polarity follows input; otherwise negative
RGBS, RGsB: negative
   Gain Unbalanced output: 0 dB; balanced output +6 dB
   Frequency response 20 Hz to 20 kHz, ±0.05 dB
   THD + Noise 0.03% @ 1 kHz, 0.3% @ 20 kHz at nominal level
   S/N >72 dB, at maximum output (14 dBu), balanced (unweighted)
   Stereo channel separation >66 dB @ 1 kHz to 20 kHz
Audio input
   Number/signal type 1 PC level stereo, unbalanced
   Connectors (1) 3.5 mm stereo jack, 2 channel; tip (L), ring (R), sleeve (ground)
   Impedance 5k ohms, DC coupled
   Nominal level -10 dBV (316 mVrms)
   Maximum level +4.2 dBu, (unbalanced) at 1% THD+N
    NOTE     0 dBu = 0.775 Vrms, 0 dBV = 1 Vrms, 0 dBV ≈ 2 dBu
Audio output
   Number/signal type 1 stereo (2 channel), balanced/unbalanced
   Connectors (1) 3.5 mm captive screw connector, 5 pole
   Impedance 50 ohms unbalanced, 100 ohms balanced
   Gain error ±0.1 dB channel to channel
   Maximum level (600 ohm) >+8.8 dBm, balanced at 1% THD+N
   Power 100 VAC to 240 VAC, 50-60 Hz, 15 watts, internal
   MBC power jack 9.0 VDC, 150 mA
   Temperature/humidity Storage: -40 to +158 °F (-40 to +70 °C) / 10% to 90%, noncondensing
Operating: +32 to +104 °F (0 to +40 °C) / 10% to 90%, noncondensing
      Furniture mount Yes, with optional through-desk mounting kit
   Enclosure type Metal
   Enclosure dimensions 1.75" H x 6.4" W x 6.0" D
4.4 cm H x 16.3 cm W x 15.2 cm D
(Depth excludes connectors.)
   Product weight 1.4 lbs (0.6 kg)
   Shipping weight 3 lbs (2 kg)
   Vibration ISTA 1A in carton (International Safe Transit Association)
   Regulatory compliance 
      Safety CE, UL
      EMI/EMC CE, FCC Class A
   Warranty 3 years parts and labor
    NOTE     All nominal levels are at ±10%.
    NOTE     Specifications are subject to change without notice.


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