The Vanco 280759 8x8 HDMI HDBaseT Matrix Switch offers unprecedented flexibility and convenience by extending High Definition (HD) Audio/Video (A/V) Signals from any of 8 HDMI sources to any of 8 remote displays over a single cat5
cable (sold separately) to an HDMI Extender
. (also sold separately). You can route your Blu-ray player, cable/satellite receiver, PS3 or Xbox 360 gaming system, etc. to any of 8 HDTV's, projectors or monitors, whether the source is HDCP compliant or not. You can then choose several different ways to control the matrix; infrared (IR) remote control via the IR Receiver(s) (included) connected to the HDMI extender(s) and IR Emitters (included) connected to the matrix to control the sources. You can also use, RS-232 or RS-485 control protocols (extender included), Ethernet, LAN or via the built-in touch screen panel.
What sets the the Vanco 280759 8x8 HDMI HDBaseT Matrix apart from other matrix switches is that it features HDBaseT Technology. HDBaseT technology is optimized for whole-home or commercial distribution of uncompressed high-definition signals at three times the distance of HDMI cables without any signal degradation - ideal for extra long runs of HDMI signals.
This 8x8 HDMI matrix switch offers solutions for digital entertainment centers, HDTV retail and show site installations, HDTV, STBV, VDV and projector applications, It specifically address installations with noise, space, security concerns, data center control, information and signage distribution, conference room presentations and school/corporate training environments.Additional FeaturesIncludes Ethernet Extender Capability
8 IR emitters are included to control the HDMI sources
Includes RS232 Extender over Cat5e/Cat6
19" Rack Mounting
Includes Remote Control
Seven switching modes are available: panel buttons, touch panel, local IR, IR call back from remote locations, RS-232, RS-485 and Ethernet
RS-232 port can be configured with dip switches to be used for firmware updates or for RS-232 control
Provides three records to save the current state of the matrix routing switch
IR code edit
Tested for Compatibility with all leading HD Video brands
Tested with 7.1 Home Theater Systems