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June 17, 2014 - Compass Control® master controller, KD-MC1000, is built to use Apple® iOS devices — iPad®, iPad mini®, iPhone®, and iPod touch® — as its backbone. Along with 6 multi-functional, 3.5 mm universal ports for IR/RS-232, one relay port, and one ZigBee port, controller offers LAN Based Control via RJ45 connection. Other features include sensor and relay control, indicator LEDs, and IR learning window. Solution will integrate with Digital IQ Series™ and Champion Series™ HDMI/HDBaseT Matrix switchers.

Key Digital® Presents New Compass Control Master Controller KD-MC1000

Key Digital Systems, Inc
521 East 3rd Street
Mount Veron, NY, 10553

Press release date: June 10, 2014

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Key Digital(®), an award winning (CES, CEDIA, InfoComm, NAHB) manufacturer of leading-edge technology for HDTV applications, presents their new Compass Control master controller, the KD-MC1000 for the upcoming InfoComm 2014 tradeshow in Las Vegas, Nevada. Compass Control® is the first fully-integrated major control system built from the ground up to use Apple's iOS devices - iPad(®), iPad mini(®), iPhone(®), and iPod touch(®) - as its backbone.

The KD-MC1000 is a smaller unit than the KD-MC25000, with a size of 6.5" x 4" x 1.2". The KD-MC1000 features 6 multi-functions 3.5mm universal ports for IR/RS-232, 1 Relay port, and 1 ZigBee port for a total of 8 control ports. It offers LAN Based Control via an RJ45 connection. The unit also features sensor and relay control, Indicator LEDs and an IR learning window, which enables learning of any IR code.

The KD-MC1000 will integrate with Key Digital's Digital IQ Series(TM) and Champion Series(TM) HDMI/HDBaseT Matrix switchers to increase control port options. Users will have complete control of their audio, video, HVAC, lighting, shades, security and more using any of Key Digital's Compass Alliance Partners Bi-Directional drivers.

Today's installers need reliable products for integration of video and audio in commercial and residential applications. This is why the KD-MC1000 will come with a Limited Lifetime Warranty.

For more information on how Key Digital(®) is revolutionizing digital video transmission, visit

Key Digital(®) will be exhibiting at InfoComm 2014. For more information click here or visit us at Booth #C9322.

Key Digital Industry Leadership

Mike Tsinberg, Founder and President of Key Digital(®), is a holder of 40 HDTV patents.

--  "Father of DVD" - Developed architecture and system software for world first Digital Video Disk (DVD) MPEG2 based authoring system--key DVD enabling technology
--  Participated with Emmy Award Winner for DVD technology development
--  2009 Inductee by HDTV by the Academy of DTV Pioneers (CEA) - Top 200 Pioneers
--  SMTPE Fellow
--  Adele De Berri Pioneers Award winner at InfoComm 2013

About Key Digital(®)
Key Digital(®) is an award winning (CES, CEDIA, InfoComm, NAHB) developer and manufacturer of leading-edge technology for HDTV applications, delivering total video systems solutions. The company manufactures a wide range of digital video processing and video signal distribution solutions as well as control systems marketed broadly to the HDTV community, such as digital video and audio processors, switchers, distribution amplifiers, cables, adapters, and more. For more information, visit our webpage at

Masha Lakhter
Phone: 914-667-9700 ext. 211
Cell: 917-701-3238
Fax: 914-668-8666
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