29th August 2008
JOYTECH, a brand label of Mad Catz™ Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz” or“the Company”) (AMEX/TSX: MCZ), a leading third-party interactive entertainment accessory provider, announced today the release of the HDMI Trilink Switcher. Designed to expand digital connections, the HDMI Trilink Switcher enables users to connect three HDMI compatible devices to one HDMI input on a TV or monitor display, eliminating the need to swap cables when changing media source.
The HDMI Trilink Switcher is ideal for use with the Xbox 360 Elite, PLAYSTATION 3, Blu-ray DVD players or high definition satellite and cable services. A simple Remote Control is included, allowing users to change media source without leaving the comfort of their sofas. The device can be hidden from view thanks to the unique‘Magic Eye’ IR Receiver, which picks up commands from the Trilink Remote and hides under the TV set, enabling users to have a convenient and tidy setup.
The device supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), True HD resolutions of up to 1080p, multi-channel digital audio and is powered via the included AC Adapter or the USB of the PLAYSTATION 3.
HDMI Trilink Switcher
• Connect multiple HDMI signal sources to one HDMI input on TV or display
• Easily switch between three HDMI devices
• Support full High Definition resolutions up to 1080p
• Three HDCP compliant HDMI 1.3 inputs provide a pure digital connection
• Remote Control included
PLAYSTATION 3 HDMI Trilink Switcher
Available from: www.joytechstore.net
For more information, images and review samples please contact:
Stephen Denton / Sarah Holden
T: +44 (0)1225 731388
Alex Verrey - Global PR&Communications Manager
Mad Catz Europe Ltd
T: +44 (0)1908 336 538
About Mad Catz Interactive, Inc.
Mad Catz is a global leader in providing innovative peripherals for the interactive entertainment industry. Mad Catz designs and markets accessories for video game systems and publishes video game software, including the industry-leading GameShark video game enhancements, under its Mad Catz, GameShark and Joytech brands. Mad Catz also designs and markets mice, keyboards, headsets, PC gaming controllers and other PC peripherals through its Saitek brand, and recently began manufacturing and marketing proprietary portable earphones under its AirDrives brand. Mad Catz distributes its products through most of the leading retailers offering interactive entertainment products and has offices across Canada, Europe and Asia. For additional information please go to www.madcatz.com, as well as www.gameshark.com, www.airdrives.com, www.saitek.com and www.joytech.net.
INVESTOR RELATIONS CONTACT:
Stewart A. Halpern, Chief Financial Officer
Mad Catz, Interactive, Inc.