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Coaxial Digital Audio Connectors
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Coaxial Digital Audio
Component
Serial - RS-232
Features
Expandable Zone Capacity
High Definition (HD)
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Maximum Zones
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Distribute Eight High Definition Video Sources to Eight Zones Throughout your Home
8-Source, 8-Zone HD Video Matrix Switcher, Component
8-Source, 8-Zone HD Video Matrix Switcher, Component
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8-Source, 8-Zone HD Video Matrix Switcher, Component
Item# 81266
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Overview

  • Alternate high definition (HD) video distribution between eight inputs and eight outputs
  • Front panel provides current input and output status via LED indicator lights
  • Uses component video and coaxial digital audio outputs
  • Expandable up to 32 HD video outputs (zones)
  • Supports resolutions of 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p and 480i
  • Controllable through IR and RS232 commands

Essential Info

You don't need to install multiple satellite dishes or cable boxes in order to watch high-quality video in several locations in your home. The Xantech 8-Source, 8-Zone HD Video Matrix Switcher has eight high-definition component video and coaxial digital audio inputs, and provides pristine video and audio distribution output of those signals to up to eight HD monitors. Using the included infrared (IR) remote control, you can alternate between sources you wish to distribute and toggle the output of each zone on and off. This video matrix switcher allows you to send eight component video and coaxial digital audio sources to multiple locations with virtually no signal loss. You can expand the number of zones by daisy-chaining multiple units together. Additionally, you can program macros using the included RS-232 cable. Connections to and from the 8-Source, 8-Zone HD Video Matrix Switcher require the use of Component video cables and coaxial digital audio cables, sold separately. This product is ideal for video and audio output up to 250 feet, for longer output runs, consider using the 8-Source, 8-Zone HD Video Matrix Switcher, Cat 5. or use a Component Video Balun.

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What's Included

  • 8-Source, 8-Zone HD Video Matrix Switcher, Component
  • Power Cord
  • Credit Card Remote Control
  • 3V Lithium Battery (for Credit Card Remote Control)
  • Expansion Cable
  • 6 foot RS232 DB9 Cable
  • Owner's Manual
  • More Info

    Source Loop-Through Connection
    The source inputs are buffered to provide an output at the same level as the input; i.e. Unity Gain (assuming a 75-ohm termination is on the output). Use these connections for HD88 expansion systems. The buffers are an active circuit. The HD88 must be powered on for an active connection. The jacks are color-coordinated to match the HD source component output color scheme.

    Source Inputs
    These are Gold-plated RCA jacks providing a connection from the output of a source component to the video matrix switcher. The jacks are color-coordinated to match the HD source component output color scheme.

    RS232 (Serial) Commands and Expansion
    The RS232 Port is bi-directional. The communication parameters are set to 9600 Baud 8-N-1. The 8-Source, 8-Zone HD Video Matrix Switcher can be expanded into larger systems. By using any using multiple (up to four) units, a larger High-Definition distribution system can be created for up to 32 Zones of Component Video and Digital Audio Distribution. The expanded units must have their own unique address. The included RS232 expansion cable allows the units to be daisy-chained via the RS232 control ports. This is done by connecting the SERIAL LINK port of the master to the XANTECH COM PORT of the other unit. The XANTECH COM PORT of the master is utilized to provide control of the entire system. Note that the Master is the main controlling unit. This unit is in charge of coordinating the communications between all expanded units. It is identified as the master by the unit address assigned to it.

    IR Bus
    The IR-IN port utilizes a 3.5mm mono jack. Use this port to connect to an IR emitter output port of a Xantech connecting block.

    Specifications

    Specifications

    Manufacturer:Xantech
    Manufacturer Product No.:HD88C
    UPC:042777316243
    Dimensions:17" W x 7 3/4" D x 5 3/4" H
    Weight:16.6 lbs
    Power Supply:120VAC, 0.25A, 50-60Hz, cord included
    Temperature Threshold:Up to 55° C
    Remote Controllable:Yes, via IR (remote control included) and via RS-232 commands
    Video Input:Component Video YPbPr (YCbCr); unit features gold plated RCA connectors
    Audio Input:SPDIF PCM Coaxial; unit features gold plated RCA connectors
    Active A/V Loop Thru (for Expansion)::Gold plated RCA connectors
    Resolution Support: 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p and 480i
    Video Output:Component Video YPbPr (YCbCr); unit features gold plated RCA connectors
    Audio Output:SPDIF PCM Coaxial; unit features gold plated RCA connectors
    Output Distance:250ft (76m) maximum


    Important notes:
    Only defective exchanges for identical item within Manufacturer’s warranty period. No other returns allowed on this item. For defective returns after 30 days, please contact the manufacturer.
    Manufacturer contact information: Xantech LLC, Tel: (800) 843-5465 Ext 355

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