PRODUCTS By function 25G HYBRID frames & Media layers 25G-LAYER-FWD-160, 25G-LAYER-FWD-80


Forward audio layer

Part No: 9121 0008 (160), 9121 0016


  • A fully separate audio channel
  • Supports Stereo PCM, 7.1 Dolby Digital, 7.1 DTS audio formats

The forward audio channel is a second independent S/PDIF audio stream not related to the embedded audio. A separate S/PDIF matrix switch manages Stereo PCM, 5.1 Dolby Digital, DTS and even 7.1 audio formats.


  • You have a set-top box that outputs the HDMI video and audio. The same set-top box outputs the audio with a different language on it’s S/ PDIF audio output. This box is connected to the 25G Hybrid network. Different customers can listen to the same content in different languages in different rooms.
  • A media server is connected to the 25G Hybrid network inside the server room along with CD players and other equipment. The LCD displays are located in the demonstration rooms. On a certain display the picture may come from the media server, but the sound from the CD player.

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