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Kramer VS-42HN 4 x 2 HDMI Matrix Switcher

B&H # KRVS42HN Mfr # VS-42HN
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This item is usually Drop Shipped from the MFR/Distributor within 7-14 business days (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at the time of placing the order with the MFR

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You Pay: $1,196.00
Product Highlights
  • Data Rate of up to 2.25 Gbps
  • HDCP Compliant
  • Output Disconnect
  • RS-232, Ethernet & IR Controls
  • HDTV Compatible
  • 3D Pass-Through
  • Front Panel Lockout
  • 2000 & 3000 Protocol Support

The Kramer VS-42HN 4 x 2 HDMI Matrix Switcher is a high-performance unit designed for transmitting HDMI signals. It reclocks and equalizes the signal, and routes any input to any or all outputs simultaneously.

Maximum Data Rate
6.75 Gbps (2.25 Gbps per graphic channel
HDMI Support
Deep color, x.v.Color, up to 7.1 uncompressed audio channels
Fast Switching Technology
Reduces switching delay between DVI/HDMI sources
Kramer Equalization & re-Klocking Technology
Rebuilds the digital signal, allowing it to travel longer distances
I-EDIDPro Kramer Intelligent EDID Processing
Intelligent EDID handling and processing algorithm ensures plug and play operation for HDMI systems
Output Disconnect
Available on each output
Memory Locations
Stores multiple switches as presets (salvos) to be recalled and executed when needed
Flexible Control Options
Front panel, IR remote, RS-232 (K-Router Windows-based software is included) and Ethernet (Windows-based Ethernet Configuration Manager & Virtual Serial Port Manager included)
Worldwide Power Supply
100 to 240 VAC
Standard 19" (482.6 mm) Rack Mount Size
1U rack ears included
Conference room presentations, advertising applications, rental and staging
Inputs 4 HDMI connectors
Outputs 2 HDMI connectors
Bandwidth Up to 6.75 Gbps data rate (2.25 Gbps per graphic channel)
Compliant Standards HDMI and HDCP
Resolution Up to UXGA, 1080p
Power Consumption 100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz, 21 VA
Controls Front panel buttons, infrared remote control transmitter, & RS-232, Ethernet
Operating Temperature 32 to 131°F (0 to 55°C)
Storage Temperature -49 to 162°F (-45 to 72°C)
Humidity 10 to 90%, RHL (non-condensing)
Dimensions W x D: 19 x 7.24" (482.6 x 183.9 mm)
Height: 1U
Weight Approximately 3.53 lb (1.6 kg)
Kramer VS-42HN 4 x 2 HDMI Matrix Switcher
  • Power Cord
  • 2 x Rack Ear
  • 4 x Rubber Feet
  • Quick Start Guide
  • User Manual
  • RC-IR3 Infrared Remote Control Transmitter (With batteries)
  • 7-Year Limited Warranty

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    KramerVS-42HN 4 x 2 HDMI Matrix Switcher

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    By Gil

    from Chicago

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    • Does the job
    • Easy To Use
    • Highly Compatible
    • Professional Quality


    • Pricey / Poor Value

    Best Uses

    • Complex Projects
    • In The Studio

    Comments about Kramer VS-42HN 4 x 2 HDMI Matrix Switcher:

    I tried 2 other products before getting the Kramer. I can say that all products from Kramer are highly engineer and professional grade. Thank you Kramer's engineers.

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