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4x2 HDMI Matrix Switcher w/8 Set EDID - Rack Mount

4x2 HDMI Matrix Switcher w/8 Set EDID - Rack Mount
4x2 HDMI Matrix Switcher w/8 Set EDID - Rack Mount

4x2 HDMI Matrix Switcher w/optional HDMI to CAT6 Extender Sets

3D, 1U High, HDMI 1.3 and User Adjustable EDID

Part # HD42
Today's Price: $399.95
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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.

NOTE: This product has been discontinued. See the above SIMILAR Tab for equivalent products or, if not there, call us at 800-841-9238 right now to discuss your needs.

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:

  1. If your TVs have mixed HDMI resolutions like some 720p and some 1080p, aand some 1080i, etc
  2. If your TVs have mixed audio like some stereo and some Dolby Digital, etc
  3. If you have TVs greater than 5 years old
  4. If you have off brand cheaper TVs like Westinghouse, etc
  5. 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.)

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4x2 HDMI Matrix Switcher Specs:

  • Frequency Bandwidth: 225MB (3D Max 223MB)
  • Input Interface: HDMI Type A 19-pin Female
  • Output Interface: HDMI Type A 19-pin Female
  • HDTV/DTV Resolutions: 480i/480p, 576i/576p, 720p, 1080i/ 1080p
  • HDMI Audio: up to Dolby True-HD and DTS-HD
  • Support 19:10 Resolution: 1920*1200
  • DVI support to UXGA or 1600x1200 HD resolutions
  • EDID Function : AUTO mode & FIX mode. FIX mode : 1080p-2ch, 1080p-51, 1080p-71, 1080i, 720p
  • Control: Panel, RS232 and IR
  • Safety Approvals: FCC, CE, RoHS Compliant
  • Dimensions 1U / (L x W x H): 19Ï¿½ x 7.87Ï¿½ x 1.75Ï¿½
  • Power Supply: 12VDC@3.5A Maximum
  • Shipping Weight: 2.50kg / 4.250 lbs
  • Warranty: One year

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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:

  1. Any high definition Dish Network and DirecTV receiver with HDMI outputs
  2. High definition TiVo's with HDMI outputs
  3. Any high definition cable receiver with HDMI outputs
  4. Canadian Rogers, Shaw, Bell ExpressVu and Star Choice receivers with HDMI out, or DVI out with a converter
  5. Any "Over The Air" (OTA) high definition receiver with HDMI outputs
  6. Sony PS3, HD DVD and Blu-ray DVD players
  7. Any Xbox360 with HDMI outputs
  8. Any upconverting DVD player with HDMI outputs
  9. Any DVHS VCR with HDMI outputs
  10. An APPLE TV with HDMI outputs
  11. A VuDu with HDMI outputs
  12. Many PC video cards with HDMI outputs
  13. Any high definition camcorder with an optional type C to standard HDMI cable
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. and other similar devices.

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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?
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?
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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This product may be eligible to be purchased through the United States Governments SEWP program, similar to their GSA program.

The NASA SEWP (Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement) provides the latest in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and Audio-Visual (AV) products and services for all Federal Agencies and their approved contractors.

If you are a government agency and want to see whether HDTV Supply has this product in the SEWP database go to our our SEWP Contract Holder RedHawk IT Solutions, LLC to allow you to maybe order this product from the United States Governments SEWP program. It is very easy to place your order, go to the link above and enter HDTV Supply and there you will see a list of part numbers of what we currently have. If you do not see it than give us a call at 833-WOLFPACK (833-965-3722) and we may be able to enter it.

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Their SEWP Federal Contracts are:
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  • Group: Group B_SDVOSB
  • NAICS: 541519
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