Kramer Electronics is a company that designs, manufactures and distributes signal management products for analog and digital video signals, audio signals, computer graphics video signals and control signals which are used in the professional AV, broadcast and production and residential AV markets worldwide.
The Kramer line consists of over 1000 products and includes distribution amplifiers, line drivers, switchers, matrix switchers, presentation switchers, In-CTRL seamless switchers, ProScale digital scaler/switchers, scalers, scan converters, twisted pair transmission products, Cobra twisted pair products for long distance applications, media/room control products, SummitView integrated media/room control systems, format converters, interfaces, protocol translators, IR products, test pattern generators, fiber optic transmission products, rack mounts, wall plates, bulk cable, cable assemblies and cable accessories. In many cases, Kramer offers three versions of a product to meet the needs of various applications. They generally have a rack-mount version, a desktop version and a Kramer TOOLS version. Kramer TOOLS are extremely compact product solutions ideal for solving basic signal management problems.
Acquisition of Sierra Video
In 2003, Kramer Electronics bought Sierra Video, a well established and respected company that manufactures Broadcast Routing equipment which expanded the Kramer product offering into large format routing products for composite video, RGBHV video and SDI and HD-SDI signals as well as audio signals.