[Genk, Belgium, 2nd May 2022] — The 2022 editions of the NAB Show in Las Vegas and Prolight + Sound in Frankfurt have successfully taken place. Luminex very much enjoyed being part of the exhibition and wishes to thank all visitors who came by to see the new – GigaCore 30i product and spent some time with us to exchange on the projects and market.

Since Luminex’s GigaCore switches were first launched in 2012, the entire product range has gained a lot of recognition in the entertainment industry for its simplicity and user-friendliness. In combination with Araneo, the system-wide configuration & monitoring software, GigaCore is the fastest solution for the deployment of a complete AV network with just a few clicks. All the trust Luminex has earned from its partners and customers encouraged the company to keep challenging the status quo and develop new products. This year, Luminex launched the new 10Gb GigaCore 30i switch, which drew a lot of attention during the 2 trade shows.

What is GigaCore 30i?

GigaCore 30i is Luminex’s new 10Gb AV-dedicated switch ideal for all AV professionals in the most demanding AV networks for integration, installation and touring. With its 10Gb connectivity, GigaCore 30i allows full network convergence of lighting control, audio, intercom, and compressed video.

Why GigaCore 30i?

Luminex understands that the entertainment industry constantly pushes the boundaries and is looking for reliable yet easy to use solutions to allow AV professionals keeping up with the latest technology developments.

GigaCore 30i comes fully optimized out of the box to be used with the most advanced AV protocols. Preconfigured Quality of Service (QoS), IGMP multicast, and PTPv2 settings will assure a responsive and extremely stable network environment for the most demanding time-critical audio protocols like Dante™, AES67, Q-SYS, and many more.

With up to 1000W of total PoE budget and PoE++ on every copper port, this GigaCore switch can drive any IP PTZ camera or loudspeaker on the market today. GigaCore 30i is the ideal solution for AV networks in integration, fixed installations and touring for lighting, audio, and video.

GigaCore 30i key features:

  • 10 Gb connectivity with 6 SFP+ ports to support convergence of lighting, audio, and compressed video protocols.
  • Interoperability fully validated in real-world applications with major brands in the AV industry for different protocols, including NDI™, Dante™, AES67, ST 2110, IPMX, MA-Net, and many more.
  • No IT knowledge is required as optimization has been implemented out of the box. A rich and intuitive Web UI is available for easy, quick, and clear configuration.
  • A rich and intuitive web UI with groups technology and coloured LED indications on every port, makes separating applications in VLANs self-explanatory.
  • PoE++ implementation on every copper port allows you to connect any PoE device available today with a maximum total budget of 1000 Watts.
  • A robust yet silent design allows you to deploy the GigaCore 30i in any AV environment.

To welcome their latest product and consider the difficulties the partners were facing for the past years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Luminex will now offer a free additional year of warranty for every product registered by the end-user ! To further express their confidence in the quality and reliability of the existing Luminex products, Luminex will keep providing this extra year of warranty even after everyone’s lives and business activities have returned to normal.

Luminex is looking forward to showcasing its new GigaCore 30i in the upcoming trade shows: ISE (Integrated Systems Europe), InfoComm USA, and Cine Gear Expo USA!

For more information, please visit:
GiaCore 30i: https://www.luminex.be/products/gigacore/gigacore-30i/
Warranty: https://www.luminex.be/3rd-year-of-warranty-free-of-charge/


About Luminex Network Intelligence

Luminex Network Intelligence is a Belgium-based manufacturer of data distribution equipment for professional lighting, audio and video applications, focusing mainly on the entertainment industry. Luminex offers a complete range of network switches which are validated for interoperability in many ecosystems. Providing AV designers and technicians with cutting edge technology to build a complete data distribution system from small setups to big events or large venues. Our commitment is to make it as easy as possible to deploy a professional AV network, even without any IT knowledge. Products are completely pre-configured to transport all commonly-used lighting and audio protocols, such as Art-Net™, MA-Net,  sACN, AVB/Milan™, Dante™, AES67, PTPv2 and many more.