Ascender 48 is a multi-screen seamless switcher with 48 scalers that offers 12 seamless inputs with 42 input plugs: six HDMI, nine DVI-I, three DisplayPort, 12 3G/HD/SD-SDI, and 12 universal analog. It can handle any source from composite video, up to 2,560x1,600, and outputs a variety of formats, including HD-TV and computer format up to 2,560x1,600 and 4K. Full 4K resolution is available as an optional feature. Three HDMI 4K inputs and two DVI 4K outputs are available on the device. It also includes an independent dual-link output for monitoring purposes, with a live source mosaic layout. The switcher can display up to six true seamless scaled layers plus one native background per output. Up to 50 frames and 50 logos can be stored in the device’s memory bank. Layers, including frames and logos, can be controlled individually in time and transition, and can be fully resized. The unit can be controlled through the Web RCS, a web-based remote control specifically designed for the LiveCore™ platform, via the Vertige™ Remote Control Console, or through AMX and Crestron 2 or 3-Series systems.