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2-Port DisplayPort 1.2 to DVI Multi-Stream Transport (MST) Hub, 3840x1200 at 60Hz, TAA

Model Number: B156-002-DVI


Ideal for digital signage at schools, airports and other public venues that require a DisplayPort video signal to appear on two separate DVI monitors or expanded across both monitors as a video wall.
  • Compliant with DisplayPort 1.2
  • Display the same image on each monitor, extend the desktop across them, or display in video wall mode where monitors are combined to display as one
  • Supports computer video resolutions up to 1920 x 1200, and HD resolutions up to 1080p
  • Allows for video resolutions up to 1920 x 2400 (1x2) and 3840 x 1200 (2x1) when in video wall mode
  • 3-year limited warranty
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Overview

Get everyone’s attention by broadcasting awesome messages in high definition video! With Tripp Lite's B156-002-DVI 2-Port DisplayPort 1.2 to DVI MST Hub, you can split or expand a single DisplayPort signal into two separate signals and display them on two DVI monitors using standard DisplayPort (Tripp Lite P580-Series or P583-Series) and DVI (Tripp Lite P560-Series) cables. You can display the same image on each monitor, extend the desktop across them, or display in video wall mode where monitors are combined to display as one, enlarged monitor. The B156-002-DVI supports HD video resolutions up to 1920 x 1200 / 1080p @ 60Hz, 48-bit Deep Color (16 bits per channel), and is compatible with HDCP, EDID and DDC. When displaying in video wall mode, resolutions up to 1920 x 2400 (1x2) and 3840 x 1200 (2x1) are supported. It comes with an external power supply and brackets for wall-, rack- or pole-mounting. All mounting hardware is included. Compliant with the Federal Trade Agreements Act (TAA) for GSA Schedule purchases.

Features

Splitting, Extending, Multi-Display
  • Splits or expands a DisplayPort video signal on two DVI monitors
  • Display the same image on each monitor, extend the desktop across them, or display in video wall mode where monitors are combined to display as one, enlarged monitor
  • Supports computer video resolutions up to 1920 x 1200, and HD resolutions up to 1080p
  • Allows for video resolutions up to 1920 x 2400 (1x2) and 3840 x 1200 (2x1) when in video wall mode

Video Standards and Protocols
  • Supports up to 48-bit Deep Color (16 bits per channel)
  • Complies with HDCP, EDID and DDC
  • Compatible with DisplayPort 1.2
  • Compatible with Apple® Thunderbolt connectors

Installation
  • Plug-and-play; no software or drivers required
  • Easy to install; connect the DisplayPort video source to the hub's input port, connect the external power supply and finally connect the two DVI monitors to the output ports

Mounting Options
  • Wall-, rack- or pole-mounting; all mounting hardware is included

TAA-Compliant for GSA Schedule Purchases
  • Compliant with the Federal Trade Agreements Act (TAA) for GSA Schedule purchases

System Requirements

  • A computer with a DisplayPort v1.2 compatible Graphics Card (e.g. AMD Radeon with AMD Eyefinity technology) is required to display in video wall mode.
  • Mac OS X does not support MST for NVIDIA and Intel Graphics Processor Units, limiting video display on the connected monitors to mirror mode.
  • Backward compatible with most DisplayPort 1.1a equipment running current graphics drivers, with the feature set being limited to that of your equipment (e.g. you may be limited to displaying in Clone / Mirror Mode only). Compatibility with older graphics cards is not guaranteed.
  • Maximum supported video resolutions and number of monitors will be dependent upon your graphics card. Check the specifications of your graphics card to determine its capabilities.
  • A monitor with a DVI port.

Package Includes

  • B156-002-DVI Multi-Stream Transport (MST) Hub
  • Mounting Hardware
  • External Power Supply with NEMA 1-15P Plug (Input: 100-240V, 50/60Hz, 0.5A; Output: 5V, 2A, 5 ft.)
TAA compliant RoHS compliant

Specifications

OVERVIEW
UPC Code037332175885
AC AdapterInput: 100-240V, 50/60Hz, 0.5A; Output: 5V, 2A, 5 ft.
INPUT
External Power Supply Input Specs (V / Hz / A)100-240V, 50/60Hz, 0.5A
External Power Supply Output Specs (V / A)5V, 2A
External Power Supply Cord Length (ft.)4.5
External Power Supply DC Barrel Connector SpecsOD: 5.5 x 2.1 x 7.5mm, Positive Pin, Negative Sleeve
External Power Supply Plug(s)NEMA 1-15P North America
External Power Supply CertificationsFCC; UL; cUL
USER INTERFACE, ALERTS & CONTROLS
LED Indicators(x2) Orange (Monitor Signal); Green (Power)
PHYSICAL
ColorBlack
Material of ConstructionSECC
RackmountableYes
Shipping Dimensions (hwd / in.)7.20 x 6.50 x 2.20
Shipping Weight (lbs.)1.00
Unit Dimensions (hwd / in.)4.5 x 2.5 x 1.1
Unit Packaging TypeBox
Unit Weight (lbs.)0.86
ENVIRONMENTAL
Operating Temperature Range14 to 167 F (-10 to 75 C)
Storage Temperature Range-4 to 176 F (-20 to 80 C)
Relative Humidity0% to 85%, Non-Condensing
BTUs  14 BTU/Hr
Power Consumption (Watts)4.1W
CONNECTIONS
Ports2
Side A - Connector 1DISPLAYPORT (FEMALE)
Side B - Connector 1(2) DVI-I DUAL-LINK (FEMALE) (WIRED TO DVI-D SINGLE-LINK)
Connector PlatingNickel
Contact Plating  Gold
FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS
Max Supported Video Resolution1920 x 1200 @60Hz
Displayport Specification1.2a
Max Supported Color Depth48-bit Deep Color
EDID Compatible  Yes
TechnologyDVI; DisplayPort
CERTIFICATIONS
CertificationsFCC, RoHS, and REACH
WARRANTY
Product Warranty Period (Worldwide)3-year limited warranty

Frequently Asked Questions

You will be able to connect the MST Hub to the Mini Displayport on your Mac, and mirror the same video image on all screens connected to it. However, Mac OS X does not support MST for NVIDIA and Intel Graphics Processor Units, so you will be unable to extend the video across multiple monitors or to combine the image on all monitors in video wall mode.
DisplayPort is a high-performance digital interface for transmitting audio and video signals. It was developed to replace older technologies, such as VGA and DVI, and has become one of the most advanced display technologies.
A Multi-Stream Transport Hub allows you to distribute a single DisplayPort or Mini DisplayPort signal across multiple monitors. For a full explanation of MST, click here

Additional FAQs may be available on the B156002DVI model support page.

Accessories

Digital Signage & Audio/Video
  Model Number Description
P561-006 | Digital Signage & Audio/Video P561-006 DVI Single Link Cable, Digital TMDS Monitor Cable (DVI-D M/M), 6 ft.
P561-010 | Digital Signage & Audio/Video P561-010 DVI Single Link Cable, Digital TMDS Monitor Cable (DVI-D M/M), 10 ft.
P580-006 | Digital Signage & Audio/Video P580-006 DisplayPort Cable with Latches, 4K @ 60 Hz, (M/M) 6 ft.
P580-010 | Digital Signage & Audio/Video P580-010 DisplayPort Cable with Latches, 4K @ 60 Hz, (M/M) 10 ft.
P583-006 | Digital Signage & Audio/Video P583-006 Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort 4K @ 60 Hz Cable Adapter (M/M), White, 6 ft.
P583-010 | Digital Signage & Audio/Video P583-010 Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort 4K @ 60 Hz Cable Adapter, DisplayPort 1.2, mDP to DP Cable (M/M), 10 ft.

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