These switchers connect multiple HDMI input sources with several display devices. With local, cabled and IR remote control switching, they are intended for commercial and residential AV systems, digital signage, IT and control room applications where it may be necessary to distribute HDMI content to multiple display devices.
The HDMI 1.4 switchers are HDCP 1.3 compliant and support up to 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) at 30Hz, 1080p at 120Hz, 3D and 48-bit deep colour. They also support LPCM 7.1CH, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio and Dolby Atmos. They are cased in a metal enclosure.
A series of EDID (Extended Display Information Data) management modes provide some user control and define how EDID information is managed. EDID is 'carefully handled by the HDMI Matrix to provide a single EDID for each source to read'.
This kit includes 1x 500412 4x4 matrix hub and 3x 500412-RX HDBT POC (power over cable) receivers.
The operator can use the matrix switch to route up to four HDMI 2.0 source inputs and distribute them to up to four connected displays. The matrix switch also supports three HDBT outputs for connection over longer distance of 70m (for 1080p) or 40m (4K) via Cat5e cable to the included 500412-RX receivers, which are then powered from the matrix switch via 24V DC PoC. Audio formats supported include LPCM 7.1CH, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, DTS-HD Master Audio and DTS:X with RCA outputs for analogue audio, and TosLink optical output for digital audio.
The rear of the 500412 matrix switch has all I/O connectivity including 4x HDMI inputs, 3x HDBT outputs, 1x HDMI output for local connectivity, S/PDIF, IR sensor and IR emitter connections and dual RCA (phono) analogue audio outputs. In addition, an Ethernet connection (RJ45) can be used to access the built in GUI web interface for full control via connected PC. Power is by way of 24V DC power supply with 2.1mm locking barrel connector. The front panel has LED status lights, four per input source and four output selector buttons.
The 500412-RX receivers have HDMI output, IR sensor and IR emitter connections, as well as the HDBT connection. A red LED signifies PoC present.
500412 Matrix Switch dimensions: 360 x 28 x 150 (HxWxD) mm. Weight: 0.91Kg.
500412-RX Receiver dimensions: 61 x 24 x 120 (HxWxD)mm. Weight: 0.28Kg.
500442 4x2, HDCP 1.3
The 500442 is a 4x2 matrix switch. Four HDMI inputs can be routed to up to two HDMI outputs. Remote switching and control is via a 9-pin D-Sub RS-232 socket and 3x IR sensor inputs via 3.5mm sockets (two for use in a remote location alongside display devices, and one for local installation). Independent push-button control is also provided for simple manual switching. A series of LEDs indicate which of the four HDMI inputs is being routed to each of the two HDMI outputs. Up to four IR emitters can be connected via 3.5mm socket for remote control of source equipment such as DVD, Blu-ray players and set-top boxes. A series of four DIP switches are used to configure EDID management.
Included accessories: 5V DC power supply, IR remote control, RS-232 cable, 3x IR sensor, 4x IR emitter, wall mount bracket.
500444 4x4, HDCP 2.2
This 4x4 HDMI matrix supports 4K/60 (4:4:4) and conveniently routes up to four HDMI source inputs to up to four HDMI outputs for connection to compatible displays. Any source is accessible by using the included IR remote control, RS232, TCP/IP, or by using the selection buttons located on the front panel. As well as supporting 4K 60Hz, the 500444 supports 3D formats with independent EDID control by way of connected PC controller. Audio formats include LPCM 7.1CH, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos, DTS-HD Master Audio and DTS:X, with coaxial digital output on S/PDIF.
The 500444 has a metal enclosure that can be used on a desktop or rack mounted in 1U space when using the mounting brackets included. Control buttons and LCD display located on the front panel allow the user to control any changes to the settings, including EDID mode. The rear panel houses 4x HDMI inputs, 4x HDMI outputs, 4x RCA coaxial digital audio outputs, RJ45 for control via Ethernet connection, 3.5mm jack socket for infrared sensor, and DB9 connector for RS232 control.
Included accessories: 12V DC power supply, IR sensor cable, handheld IR remote, rack-mounting ears.
500443 8x8, HDCP 2.2
Similar to the 500444, this has 8x8 matrix compatibility.
500413 HDMI 8x8, HDCP 2.2
This 8x8 matrix switcher allows the user to input up to eight separate HDMI sources, and distribute them to eight HDBT plus two HDMI outputs. 500413 is 4K/60 compatible and can be used in conjunction with 500454-PoE-RX receivers. Distances of up to 70m at 1080p and 40m at 4K can be achieved via Cat5e or Cat6 cable. This switcher also supports eight audio output channels including 2ch, Dolby 5.1, and DTS.
The front facing panel houses eight buttons to select the HDMI input source, along with eight buttons, plus an ‘All’ button to select the output destination, and menu navigation buttons. An LCD screen allows the user to see the I/O status along with EDID info, and IP setup. The rear facing panel houses all I/O connectivity including 8x HDMI inputs, 8x HDBT outputs – the first two of which are also available as HDMI; and 8x digital audio outputs to be used on coaxial digital cable. Control connections include a 3-pin RS232 connector for link to a PC running terminal software, and RS232 HDBT serial ports for HDBT control. 48V, 2.5A DC PoH power is via HDBaseT connector, and 48VDC, 2A power connection is via 3-pin terminal block. Eight IR sensor and eight IR emitter connections are located on the upper left side of the rear facing panel, and they allow the user to remotely control an external source.
Dimensions: 444.5 x 94 x 229 (WxHxD)mm. Weight: 6.25kg
500435 5x1, HDCP compliant
500435 is a 5-in, 1-out multimedia presentation switch designed for use in computer monitoring, conference rooms, hotels, hospitality and large screen displays. The switcher allows the user to input up to five video sources, including 3x HDMI and 2x VGA; along with six audio inputs. The VGA input supports VGA, component video (YPbPr) and composite video, whilst the HDMI inputs support 4.96Gbps bandwidth. The user can select output resolutions of 1920x1200, 1920x1080, 1600x1200, 1360x768, 1280x800, 1280x720, or 1024x768.
The front facing panel features an LCD screen to display the current working status, power LED which illuminates red when powered on and green when in standby mode, and control buttons to navigate the menus and select sources/outputs. The rear facing panel houses all I/O connectivity including 3x HDMI audio inputs on 3-pin terminal blocks, 2x VGA audio inputs on 3-pin terminal block, and audio output on 3-pin terminal block. Video input ports are by way of 3x HDMI connectors and 2x VGA serial type connectors. Video output is via HDMI connector or HDBaseT output.
Dimensions: 220 x 44 x 148 (WxHxD)mm. Weight: 1.49kg
500445 6x1, HDCP 2.2
This 6-in, 1-out multimedia presentation switch has been designed for use in computer monitoring, conference rooms, hotels, hospitality and large screen displays. Supporting HDMI 2.0, 4K/60, and scaling, the switch allows the user to input six video sources including 3x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort 1.2a, 1x USB-C, and 1x VGA. 4K/60 (4:4:4) video resolution is at 8bits and 1080p/60 3D. Audio extraction formats include 2ch, and 5.2 Dolby/DTS digital audio. Audio pass-through supports Dolby Atmos and DTS:X formats. An auto-switching mode can be employed if the user does not wish to use the IP, RS232 or IR remote switching methods.
The front facing panel houses control switches and LED status lights including power, video source, and VGA resolution, along with control buttons for display/control, and MicroUSB port for firmware upgrades. The rear facing panel houses all other I/O connectivity including 3x HDMI input connectors, 1x HDMI output connector, 1x DisplayPort input, 1x USB Type-C input, 1x 15-pin VGA input, and 1x RJ45 for LAN unit control and firmware updates. Other connections include 1x 3-Pin Phoenix connector for RS232 unit control, 1x IR input for unit control, 1x 3.5mm output jack for 2CH audio extract of selected input, and 1x TosLink Optical port for digital audio extract.
Dimensions: 342 x 115 x 26 (WxDxH)mm. Weight: 0.62kg
500437 4x1, 4K/60, HDCP 2.2 with audio extraction
This is a 4x1, 4K, 60Hz HDMI 2.0 switcher designed for both commercial and residential AV systems as well as in classrooms, boardrooms, for digital signage and medical information services. It supports HDCP 2.2 and audio extraction in the way of uncompressed LPCM 2.0 or 5.1, compressed Dolby 5.1 and DTS5.1 audio to S/PDIF Toslink, or LPCM 2.0 to dual analogue RCA (phono) sockets. Up to 12-bit deep colour can be achieved with the 500437 and a push button selects between four HDMI inputs and three audio modes (pass-through/2.0/5.1 audio).
The front panel of the metal enclosure has status LEDs to signify power, HDMI channel select, and audio channel select. The rear of the unit houses all input/output connectivity including HDMI connections, optical (Toslink), dual RCA connectors and 5V DC power supply input.
Dimensions: 270 x 110 x 30 (WxDxH) mm. Weight: 1.45Kg.