HDTV Supplys WolfPackLite™ 4K/30 8x8 HDMI Matrix Router switches both audio and video signals. Because it is a matrix switcher, it allows any input to be routed to any output; or the same input to be routed to all outputs, or any combination. The WolfPackLite 4K/30 8x8 HDMI Matrix Switch is designed to allow the switching and distribution 4 HDMI inputs to 12 HDMI outputs. The 8x8 Matrix is field expandable to up to 16 HDMI inputs & 16 HDMI outputs (additional cards are required).
The Card Cage chassis has 4 - input slots and 4 - output slots. The HDMI input and HDMI output cards are 4 - port HDMI cards having 4 - HDMI connectors on each card. If one populates the complete chassis it configures to a 16x16 HDMI Switcher. Shown below is the configuration for this 8x8 HDMI Matrix Switcher.
The WolfPackLite 4K/30 8x8 HDMI Matrix Routeris a top of the line digital matrix switcher made for the demands of todays HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) routing. Created to route your systems HDMI signals to go to 8 outputs from 8 inputs, this 8x8 HDMI Matrix Switch delivers high performance.
This HDMI Matrix Switcher has an option to add a Rack Mount 7" inch Dual Color Display (shown) for you to select & see screens of what is happening in your large matrix system located in other rooms. It requires the dedicated use of 2-of the HDMI outputs to wire to the 2-HDMI inputs of the dual display. Those 2-Matrix HDMI outputs cannot be used for anything else so count the number of outputs you need and add two (2) more to see if this matrix fulfills your needs.
WolfPackLite 4K/30 8x8 HDMI Matrix Router Configuration:
- 1 - 4 - card in and 4 - card out 4K card cage with 16-HDMI in and 16-HDMI out capacity (3.5U)
- 2 - 4 - port 4K HDMI input cards = 8 - female 4K HDMI inputs
- 2 - 4 - port 4K HDMI output cards = 8 - female 4K HDMI outputoutputs
HDTV Supplys WolfPackLite 4K/30 matrix switchers can be used at Restaurants, Bowling Alleys, Fitness Centers, Sports Bars, Malls, Places of Worship, Data Centers, Casinos, Conference Rooms, Schools, Home Theaters or any application requiring HDMI switching.
WolfPackLite 4K/30 8x8 HDMI Matrix Switch Features:
- Switching of up to 8 HDMI sources to 8 displays
- 16-Presets to save for often used configurations
- HDCP and HDMI backwards compatible
- LCD front panel for status
- Supports 3D pass-through
- Supports High Speed HDMI 1.4 Specifications
- Also, supports full HD 1080p (1920x1080p@60Hz at 4:4:4 chroma)
- Supports DDC transmission
- Supports Dolby Digital-True HD and DTS-HD
- Control via its remote control, RS-232 and front-panel buttons
- Optional Control4 Drivers
- Full RS-232 control for incorporating third party control systems
The WolfPackLite 4K/30 8x8 HDMI Matrix Switcher provides full HDCP internal management for todays integration in commercial A/V market, ensuring HDCP key authentication and administering the handshake internally. Our WolfPackLite 4K/30 8x8 HDMI Matrix Switcher comes with a full HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) internal management system that will eradicate any interception of your digital data. Streaming between the source and display units is easily controlled through our HDMI 8x8 Matrix interface. HDCP key authentication will no longer be an issue when using our switcher. Control for our unit is varied and easily accessible. Enabled RS-232 commands is provided for advanced user control management.
Why not buy this WolfPackLite 4K/30 8x8 HDMI Matrix Switch today?
HDTV Supply has successfully installed our WolfPack, WolfPackLite and our other HDMI Matrix Switchers in Sports Bars, Restaurants, Bowling Alleys, Fitness Centers, Malls, Places of Worship, Data Centers, Gaming Rooms, Nail Salons, County Clubs, Casinos, Factories, Conference Rooms, Schools, Home Theaters or many other installations requiring HDMI matrix switching. The reason, we are told by the users, is the number of features we offer compared to other companies they looked at.
These modular HDMI matrix switcher can usually be integrated with many third party control systems using the RS232 port on the back of the matrix.
For experienced hardware & software professionals who want to write their own drivers for 3rd party control systems from:
- Elan g!™
- Media switcher™
- SAVI Control™
- URC Control™
...we have created a simple and very easy to use RS232 script to write your own drivers.EXAMPLE:
If you want to switch input 8 to output 1, 8, 16, the RS232 command would be 8V1.8V8.8V16
. See the RS232 section in this WolfPackLite Modular Matrix Switch User Manual
if you want to write your own drivers.
How to use the info:END USER:
If you are an end user and want to have a whole-house control system from any of the above 3rd party control houses but your budget can't support the price you were quoted, do the following:
- Call us for a quote
- Once you get our quote call a 3rd party control reseller or installer in your area and tell them "Here is the hardware I want to use, please give me a quote on writing the software and installing all of the hardware at my location." You usually can save $1,000s on larger systems.
We are not certified by any of the above 3rd party control systems companies nor have the necessary hardware to verify, troubleshoot and support the 3rd party writing of the code. We do warranty, though, that the RS232 script in the above RS232 Users Manual has and will work to control the matrix directly.
Q/AQ: Do you have an upgraded remote control.
Yes, see the above options for a learnable remote. The remote is not programmed for the matrix but it is easy to teach the furnished remote to it.Q: What is the IR frequency?
38KHzQ: Are the HDMI cards on the WolfPackLite chassis all the same and can be interchanged within an 8x8, 16x16 and 32x32 chassis?
Yes.Q: We have a 24/7 operation and want to do our own field repair and maintenance, do you have a field repair kit?
Yes, it contains the control board, LAN card, power supply, LCD screen, LCD board and all the component to repair the matrix in the field. It doesn't include the metal chassis, nor HDMI cards as you can buy the cards at our site. Call us at 800-841-9238 for details.Q: Do you have HDBaseT cards and receivers for the matrix?
No, we only have 1080p HDMI input and 1080p HDMI output cards. See the above optional standalone POE 1080p HDBaseT extenders which have a Transmitter and a Receiver and one AC adapter. If you need that kind of a matrix see our WolfPack Modular HDMI Matrix Routers w/iPad & Android App
.Q: Do you have a WEB GUI or iOS App for the matrix?
No, you use the Front Buttons, Remote control & RS232 to the Control Ins & Outs. If you need that kind of a matrix see our WolfPack Modular HDMI Matrix Routers w/iPad & Android App
.Q: I see a LAN port on the matrix, can that be used?
No. The LAN port is in a beta stage and does not work. Do not buy the matrix if you want to operate it on your LAN. Use the Front Buttons, Remote control & RS232 to the Control Ins & Outs. If you need that kind of a matrix see our WolfPack Modular HDMI Matrix Routers with LAN control