Invision partners with Pulse-Eight

Pulse-Eight’s range of AV control and distribution systems is now available from Invision, Europe’s leading distributor of professional technology solutions to predominately residential installers. Stocking the entire range of UK manufactured products, Invision is delighted to be able to support this new partnership with a UK based company and add yet another crucial product category to its range of high-quality AV solutions for the UK market.

Pulse-Eight have been designing and manufacturing their own products in the UK since 2010 and have created industry leading HDBaseT and HDMI products including matrices, splitters and extender sets alongside video and audio accessories that add vital connection and manipulation abilities to the installers’ toolbox.

True 4K UHD distributed video solutions are a new product area for Invision, the company strived to add yet another reason to make it a one call solution for installers planning high-quality home cinema, and audio-visual experiences. As well as being a creator of its own top performing products, Pulse-Eight has been a member of the HDMI Forum since 2012, promoting and developing the next generation HDMI standards across the industry. In 2013 Pulse Eight joined the HDBaseT Alliance and has been a Contributing Member since.

In 2015 Pulse-Eight established a larger manufacturing base in their new 12,000sq ft facility in Dorset, UK, and with rapid growth has since seen the team expand to over 40 staff members and increased the factory and office space to 24,000sq ft. In December 2018 Pulse-Eight acquired Zektor, a specialist audio matrix manufacturer based in San Diego, USA, to expand the audio distribution portfolio and provide a US based design office to compliment the UK facility.

Marc Waple, Pulse-Eight’s Director of Sales comments “Invision bring a fantastic attitude to the UK Custom Install industry, showcasing the very best our industry has to offer and now the Invision portfolio includes the full range of Pulse-Eight products, we couldn’t be more excited to see what the future brings”

Mark Taylor, Invision’s Commercial Director, comments, “Our mission has been to gather together the very best brands in every category that our customers need. We are therefore extremely excited to be able to bring the Invision customers Pulse Eight’s highly capable range of solutions. As a true engineering company, Pulse-Eight has shown how capable it is in developing new products and innovations and we are looking forward to seeing what they come up with next. For now, we are delighted to be able offer the complete Pulse Eight range to our dealers throughout the UK”.

Pulse-Eight Product Range

Notable highlights from Pulse-Eight’s line-up include the innovative neo:X+ 12x10 Video and Audio Matrix. Boasting eight 4k UHD HDMI inputs, four optical or coaxial audio inputs, eight HDBaseT outputs and two HDMI outputs, the 4K UHD neo:X+ also features an integrated audio matrix. This cutting-edge solution can extend 4K UHD images up to 100m and deliver a 1080p image as far as 150m, all over a single Cat5e/6/7 cable. Core features include Ultra HD 4K video transmission (up to 600Mhz), 1080p, 3D, full HDCP 2.2 support, audio return channel and audio breakout of input sources

There are many other matrix systems in the neo matrix range including the neo:8, neo:8A and neo:4 Professional, all 4 systems feature HDMI-CEC bi-directional control, Alexa compatibility, bi-directional IR control, responsive web interface, automatic EDID management. Add to that the entry-level Neo 4 basic offers a price sensitive entry level solution for those on a more discerning budget and all come with a three-year warranty.

The brand new ProAudio range provides a series of DSP pre amp audio matrices, with built in audio conversion, lip sync delay, volume and tone controls plus many more innovative features, in many cases, the ProAudio range eliminates the need for an audio receiver.

By designing and manufacturing in-house, Pulse-Eight are able to stay ahead of their competitors such as the launch of Pulse-Eight’s world-beating neo:Ultra HDMI Extender Set which is able to extend full 18Gb 4K 4:4:4 signal up to 100 meters over HDBaseT, Additionally at just 13mm it is one of the slimmest HDBaseT Class C extension solutions on the market, making it perfect to mount behind ultra thin TVs.