8x2 HDMI Switch with Digital Audio Outs

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8x2 HDMI Switch
With Separate Digital Audio Outs
Includes RS232 & a Remote Control
This 8x2 HDMI Switch allows any of 8 inputs to be routed to any of 2 outputs both outputs showing the SAME picture. The size of the matrix is only 1U high. The 8-inputs and 2-outputs are female HDMI connectors as the above picture shows. The 8x2 HDMI Switch is a good solution of when you want to show the same picture from eight switchable sources, like a PC and a DVD player, etc. on 2-TVs. This 8x2 HDMI Switch switches seamlessly while switching video and display sources with EDID copy maintaining your video resolution.

NOTE: This 8x2 HDMI Switch is not an HDMI matrix switcher and both outputs show the same picture and are dependent of which one of the 8 video inputs you have chosen.

What sets the 8X2 HDMI switch apart for our competitors:

  1. 8 - HDMI inputs
  2. 2 - HDMI outputs both showing the same picture
  3. The 8x2 HDMI Switch has both optical and coax digital audio outs
  4. RS232 port for PC control
  5. Year 2019 Firmware and update
  6. Four (4) switching modes: panel buttons, local IR, RS232 and optional LAN control
  7. HDMI 1.3b and HDCP 1.1 compliant
  8. Supports both HDMI audio and HDMI video
  9. Supports 240 Hz and above HDTV's
  10. Universal power supply

8x2 HDMI Switcher Features:

  • 8 - HDMI inputs
  • 2 - HDMI outputs both showing the same picture
  • HDMI 1.3 and HDCP compliant
  • Control is provided via front panel buttons with LED, an IR remote control or RS232.
  • Supports both HDMI audio and HDMI video
  • Supports DTS-HD and Dolby trueHD audio formats
  • 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
  • Supports high definition HDMI resolutions of 480p, 720p, 1080i , 1080p and 3D Type
  • DVI support to UXGA or 1600x1200 HD resolutions
  • CPU Link speeds up to 6.75Gbps
  • RS232 for a PC control
Control of this 8X2 HDMI switch can be managed via its front-panel control, IR remote control, RS-232, or our optional RS-232 to Ethernet Converter. The RS-232 to Ethernet Converter allows control of the unit from anywhere in the world given you know how to write RS-232 code and have the correct serial Ethernet hardware. The 8X2 HDMI switchers RS-232 control allows the switcher to also be controlled by 3rd party control systems like Crestron and Control4, or many any computerized software/hardware control systems.

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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8x2 HDMI Switch Specs:

  • HDMI Input/Output Resolution: 24/50/60fs/1080p/1080i/720p/576p/576i/480p/480i
  • Deep Color: 24bit/deep color 30bit, 36bit
  • HDMI Audio Format: DTS-HD/Dolby-trueHD/LPCM7.1/DTS/Dolby-AC3/DSD
  • HDMI Max bandwidth: 225MHz
  • HDMI Max baud rate: 6.75Gbps
  • Input/Output TMDS signal: 0.5~1.5Volts p-p(TTL)
  • Input/Output DDC signal: 5Volts p-p (TTL)
  • HDMI Input cable distance: ≤10m AWG24 HDMI standard cable
  • Output cable distance: ≤15m AWG24 HDMI standard cable (AWG22 preferred)
  • Max working current: 1A
  • Power adapter format: 12V/1.5A
  • Operating Temperature range: (-15 to +55℃)
  • Operating Humidity range: 5 to 90%RH (No Condensation)
  • Product size (L x W x H): 400X150X60 (mm)
  • Weight: 1500g
  • Input Interface: HDMI Type A 19-pin Female
  • Output Interface: HDMI Type A 19-pin Female
  • DVI support to UXGA or 1600x1200 HD resolutions
  • Safety Approvals: FCC, CE, RoHS Compliant
  • Warranty: One year

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Why not buy this 8X2 HDMI Switch today?

Custom Control: Since this device has an industry compatible RS232 port it has the potential to be controlled by Home Automation controllers from Control4, RTI, AMX, Savant, BitWise, ControlFX and DemoPad, Crestron, NetStreams, Opus, and Elan as well as other compatible controllers. Contact them to discuss how they interface with the RS232 serial port on this device. Software is not supplied.

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This 8x2 HDMI Switch 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: Does the 8x2 HDMI Switch with Digital Audio Outs have rack ears?
Sorry, no.

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