This 4X2 HDMI Matrix Switcher w/User Adjustable EDID Learning is a true matrix switcher as it allows any of 4 inputs to be routed to any of 2 outputs; or the same input to be routed to all outputs, or any combination. The size of the matrix is only 1U high & rack mount ears are included.
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4X2 HDMI Matrix Switcher Features:
4 - HDMI inputs
2 - HDMI outputs
HDMI 1.3 and HDCP compliant
Supports both HDMI audio and HDMI video
Supports DTS-HD and Dolby trueHD audio formats
Control is provided via front panel buttons with LED readouts, an IR remote control or RS232.
HDMI Sources can be routed independently to displays
Supports Digital Video TMDS formats in
Deep Color 10bit / 12bit / 16bit
Supports 1080p TV's at 24/30/60/100/200/240 Hz and above as well as Blu-rays at 24 FPS
DVI support to UXGA or 1600x1200 HD resolutions
Supports high definition HDMI resolutions of
480p, 720p, 1080i , 1080p and 3D Type
CPU Link speeds up to 6.75Gbps
IR Extender Output ( 3.5mm )
RS232 for a PC control
Supports EDID for total control of compliant displays
AUTO mode & FIX mode (720p, 1080i, 1080p)
Switching controlled via the front panel, RS232 and IR
Rack mountable (1U High with 19 inch rack ears)
When using HDMI cables with built-in boosters set the EDID to a format OTHER than AUTO, or call us.
The 4X2 HDMI Matrix Switch with User Adjustable EDID has 8 standard HDMI inputs and 8 standard HDMI outputs and one HDMI PREVIEW port. An Intelligent EDID learning function is added to increase its compatibility to any HDTV, unlike cheaper units that you have to guess their compatibility. Intelligent EDID learning is only found in professional HDMI switchers.
When should I consider a 4-4 HDMI Matrix Switcher that has user adjustable EDID:
If your TVs have mixed HDMI resolutions like some 720p and some 1080p, aand some 1080i, etc
If your TVs have mixed audio like some stereo and some Dolby Digital, etc
If you have TVs greater than 5 years old
If you have off brand cheaper TVs like Westinghouse, etc
If you have a lot of devices in series with the source device, like an amp, matrices, boosters, splitters, etc.
The 4x2 HDMI Matrix Switcher provides this built-in EDID management for recognizing multiple display formats and sources and helps eliminates EDID conflicts as the matrix replaces the EDID in the displays. More can be read at WHAT I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT EDID.
The 4x2 HDMI Matrix Switcher with RS232 control allow the switcher to be controlled by control systems like Crestron or any computerized software/hardware control system.
NOTE: 24AWG or thicker (lower AWG number) HDMI cables are HIGHLY RECOMMENDED for best performance. Some devices will require thicker gauge, category 2 cables to work with this switch. For runs up to 15ft, use 24AWG. For runs of 20ft or more, use 22AWG HDMI cables (which is thicker than 24AWG.)
This matrix features a set of 8- EDID modes in addition to allowing any input source to receive a copy of the EDID information of any selected output. Changing the EDID settings may be necessary when connecting to or from a surround sound receiver or for passing 3D content derived from a cable or satellite set top box if the default EDID has problems.
Using one of the the internal EDID modes can also speed up the switching process with cable or satellite and many other sources.
If you use one of the internal EDID settings the source device will see the matrices EDID you chose instead of the display′s EDID and overrides the display′s own EDID information. If your display is not capable of accepting the video resolution or audio type selected, you may not have audio and/or video. In this case choose another more compatible EDID or use the default EDID.
This 4x3 HDMI Matrix-Switcher works with the following devices:
Any high definition Dish Network and DirecTV receiver with HDMI outputs
High definition TiVo's with HDMI outputs
Any high definition cable receiver with HDMI outputs
Canadian Rogers, Shaw, Bell ExpressVu and Star Choice receivers with HDMI out, or DVI out with a converter
Any "Over The Air" (OTA) high definition receiver with HDMI outputs
Sony PS3, HD DVD and Blu-ray DVD players
Any Xbox360 with HDMI outputs
Any upconverting DVD player with HDMI outputs
Any DVHS VCR with HDMI outputs
An APPLE TV with HDMI outputs
A VuDu with HDMI outputs
Many PC video cards with HDMI outputs
Any high definition camcorder with an optional type C to standard HDMI cable
Many A/V surround sound receivers with HDMI switching that include the proper chip set. Call your AV receiver supplier to discuss your application or us.
Any HDCP compliant HDTV, monitor and projector. If the source is HDCP compliant and your TV is not, you will not get a picture. Please check your TV manual or the manufacturers web site.
Q: Would I be able to use an HDMI connection for audio only going to my audio receiver. This way I could get True HD Audio. Will this output work how I am describing?
A: Yes, provided you do not turn On a display device that might be connected to the Output of your audio receiver. Some older displays do not have the ability to decode anything other than 2 channel stereo and when connected to a receiver via HDMI.
Q: I have a PC with HDMI out, how do I set it up?
A: When your computer boots up, it looks for an EDID (extended display identification data) from the display to tell it what monitor is connected and what resolution to output. During boot up of the computer you should have ONLY one output selected to one input at a time so that the computer gets the EDID of the display that is selected. If you have multiple outputs selected to one computer, the computer will read the EDID of the last output selected to it. If all your displays are the same, or all displays are capable of running at the same resolution then this step does not matter.
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HDTV Supply includes a 1 Year Limited Warranty on this 4x2 HDMI Matrix Switcher. The warranty states that (a) its products will perform substantially in accordance with the accompanying written materials for a period of 1 year from the date of receipt and (b) that the Product will be free from defects in materials & workmanship under normal use & service for a period of 3 years. In order to get a warranty replacement for a defective item, HDTV Supplys Support Team will verify the product is eligible for warranty. An RMA number will then be issued. Shipped replacements will be in like new conditions, tested and all components included.
HDTV Supply also sells a 3 and 5 Year Extended Warranty for this product. Please go to Extended Warranties or see the above Options to purchase it.
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