Gefen EXT-DSC Digital Signage Appliance
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Product Information for Gefen EXT-DSC Digital Signage Appliance

Highlights for Gefen EXT-DSC Digital Signage Appliance

Marketing Information

The Gefen Digital Signage Creator (DSC) product provides infinite possibilities to digital signage designers. Based on an SVG (Scaled Vector Graphics) design and web template concepts, this compact product is limited only by the creativity and imagination of its user. The Digital Signage Director (DSD) software that comes with the DSC unit is flexible, easy to use, and allows control over every aspect of the player's behavior. Importable content includes not only simple video and audio files, but RSS feeds for news, weather, public announcements and live video streams. Scheduling of playlists and management of all the timing functions are also included with native support for iCal.







  • Interfaces/Ports: RS-232 - Serial
  • Display & Graphics

    General Information

  • Product Type: Digital Signage Appliance
  • Manufacturer Part Number: EXT-DSC
  • Manufacturer Website Address:
  • Manufacturer: Gefen, Inc
  • Product Model: EXT-DSC
  • Product Name: EXT-DSC Digital Signage Appliance
  • Brand Name: Gefen
  • I/O Expansions


  • Image Formats: JPEG
  • Memory


    Additional Information

  • Comprehensive software suite which includes content creation and management features
  • Built-in layout templates that quickly allows users to get a project started
  • Selectable output resolutions supporting 4x3 and 16x9, 16x10 computer and HDTV to 720p
  • Supports both horizontal and vertical display types
  • Direct iCal support for scheduling
  • Multiple content publishing options (local and remote)
  • Built-in HTTP Web server for managment from any browser
  • Natively supports multiple Web streaming formats including RSS and ASX
  • Aspect ratio: 16:9, 16:10, 4:3 (horizontal & vertical)
  • Maximum resolution: 1280x720 (16:9), 1024x640 (16:10), 1024x768 (4:3)
  • Video output: 720p (HD-Ready), 576p, 480p, VGA; 50 or 60 fps
  • CPU: 1 C64x+, 1 ARM9, DaVinci Video
  • Supported video codecs: Up to SD resolution: MPEG-4 ASP, MPEG-2, MPEG-1, H.264, MJPEG, Microsoft VC-1 (Windows Media Video 9)
  • Supported audio codecs: MPEG audio layer 1/2/3 (MP3), ITU G.711, G.722, G.729, PCM, Microsoft WMA, Real Audio
  • Media container formats: AVI, WMV/WMA, VOB, AIFF, OGG, WAV
  • Streaming media protocol: MMS, RTSP, RTP, SDP, HTTP; Uni- & multicast
  • Import filters provided: Flash 9, Microsoft PowerPoint, BMP, TIFF, XPM, WBMP, PNM bitmaps
  • Scripting language: PHP5, JavaScript
  • Content scheduling: iCalendar (RFC2445)
  • Package Contents

  • EXT-DSC Digital Signage Appliance
  • 1 x 5V DC Locking Power Supply
  • 1 x 6 ft Locking HDMI Cable
  • 1 x User Manual
  • Network & Communication

  • Network Standard: IEEE 802.3u
  • Physical Characteristics

  • Dimensions: 1.02" Height x 4.13" Width x 3.27" Depth
  • Power Description


  • Solid State Drive Capacity: 1.50 GB
  • Processor & Chipset


    Technical Information