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Raritan AV-over-IP Distribution System

Video-over-IP (HDMI, USB, IR and Serial Networked Solutions)

Important End-of-Life Announcement

Due to a change in product strategy, RAV-IP will no longer be available for sale as of September 1st, 2017. While there is no exact replacement, broadcast and control room customers should check out Raritan’s Dominion KX III KVM-over-IP Switch and User Station for high performance access and control.

Raritan's AV-over-IP (RAV-IP) Distribution System provides economical, high performance video and audio streaming via HDMI video and audio, USB, IR and serial. The simple encoder and decoder based system can be installed in minutes using low cost Cat5/6 cable, fiber, and Gigabit Ethernet switches. This flexible system supports point-to-point extension, distribution, multi-casting and switching. Integration with popular AV Control Systems like AMX and Crestron is now available.

RAV-IP is perfect for many small and mid-sized applications like: Digital Signage and Video Distribution, Corporate Lobbies and Conference Rooms, Hospitality and Retail, Entertainment and Broadcast, Rental and Staging, Education, Houses of Worship, Control Rooms, Transportation and Energy.

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Raritan AV-over-IP Distribution System

Main Features


High Performance Video-over-IP

Enjoy beautiful 1080p streaming video at up to 60 frames-per-second with low latency and minimum bandwidth. Also supports 720p 3D and 1920x1200 formats.


Easy to Install

Use standard IP and Ethernet technologies to install RAV-IP’s encoder and decoder based system. RAV-IP automatically sets IP addresses for a quick and easy setup. Use our new configuration program for larger installations or for integration with AV Control Systems.


Connect via Fiber or Cat5/6

RAV-IP supports inexpensive and flexible Cat5/6 cabling, as well as fiber for longer distances of up to 10km!


Easy to Expand

When you’re ready to expand, simply add more encoders and decoders and assign inputs to outputs – that’s it!

Additional Features

Multiple Video Options

Supports common video formats such as: 1080p, 1920x1200 (WUXGA) and 720p 3D video.

High-Quality Audio

Both HDMI and PC audio is supported, including audio formats such as: LPCM, DTSTM & Dolby® Audio Up to 7.1 channels.

Simple Control Options

Switch channels via rotary dial or remote control; AV devices via IR or serial; Computers via USB keyboard and mouse.

Low Cost IP Networking

Use flexible, low cost Cat5/6 cabling and Gigabit Ethernet switches to connect your video sources to displays and projectors. Fiber supports distances up to 10 km.

USB-Based KVM Control

For PC’s, workstations and servers, USB KVM control is available for keyboard and mouse. You can even remotely mount USB devices.

Control System Integration

Integration with popular AV Control Systems like AMX and Crestron is now available. Check out the new configuration program and control system drivers on our Support Section.

More Information

RAV-IP Encoder/Decoder Diagram

RAV-IP Encoder/Decoder Diagram

Multi-Channel A/V Distribution Example

Multi-Channel A/V Distribution Example

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