Shinybow SB-5688AK 8 x 8 HDMI Matrix Switcher with Auxiliary Audio

Shinybow SB-5688AK 8 x 8 HDMI Matrix Switcher with Auxiliary Audio

Shinybow SB-5688AK 8 x 8 HDMI Matrix Switcher with Auxiliary Audio

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  • 8 HDMI & 3.5mm Stereo Mini Audio Inputs
  • 8 HDMI & S/PDIF Audio Outputs
  • Routes to Any, All, or Mixed Outputs
  • Supports Up to 4K, 3D, 36-Bit Color
  • Front Panel, IR, RS-232, TCP/IP Control
  • 8 Modes of EDID Management
  • Audio Return Channel (ARC)
  • Includes IR Receiver Supporting 984 ft
  • Includes 1U Rack Mount Set
  • Front Panel Status LCD
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Shinybow SB-5688AK overview

  • 1Description

The Shinybow SB-5688AK 8 x 8 HDMI Matrix Switcher with Auxiliary Audio allows you to route 8 HDMI inputs to 8 HDMI outputs in different configurations. Any input can be routed to any output, to all outputs, or to a combination of outputs. A corresponding 3.5mm stereo mini audio input is available for each HDMI input, and a corresponding S/PDIF output is available for each HDMI output, allowing separate audio pass-through in addition to the HDMI embedded audio.

The switcher supports resolutions up to 4K, including 1080p/i, and 3D video, and up to 36-bit color depth. It also features 8 modes of EDID management. Routing selections can be controlled via the front panel, included remote control, RS-232 serial control, or TCP/IP control (not a web browser). An RS-232 Windows GUI interface is included for RS-232 control. An IR receiver supporting 984' of IR distance is included for remote control of the switcher from the room with the displays. A rack mount set is supplied for installing the switcher in a 1U 19" rack.

The HDMI connections support 5.1 and 7.1 channel surround sound audio, MAT (MLP), Dolby Digital, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital Plug/ex, DTS, DTSES 6CH, DTS-HD, DTS-HD-HRA, DTS-HD Master, DTS-EX, PCM, PCM2, and LPCM2. The S/PDIF outputs support LPCM-2CH audio. The switcher also supports Audio Return Channel, which is routed out of the S/PDIF outputs.

Key Features
  • 8 HDMI 1.4a and 3.5mm stereo mini inputs
  • 8 HDMI 1.4a and S/PDIF outputs
  • Routes any input to any output, all outputs, or a combination of outputs
  • Supports up to 4K resolution, 3D video, and 36-bit color depth
  • Route selections via front panel, IR remote, RS-232, and TCP/IP (not a web browser)
  • 8 modes of EDID management
  • Multi-format HDMI audio support
  • LPCM-2CH S/PDIF audio output
  • Audio Return Channel (ARC) via S/PDIF output
  • Automatic input/output status via front panel display
  • Includes IR receiver supporting up to 984 ft IR distance
  • 1U rack mountable using an included rack mount set
Function Control Keys
  • ARC
  • AUX
  • ALL
  • OFF
  • LOCK
  • EDID
  • Destination button 1-8
  • Source button 1-8
EDID Modes
  • FSS
  • H24-3D
  • H24-3D-M
  • H36-3D
  • H36-3D-M
  • 4K2K-3D, PCM-2CH
  • DVI-D 1920x1200-60Hz
  • AUTO
  • LEARNING mode
In the Box
Shinybow SB-5688AK 8 x 8 HDMI Matrix Switcher with Auxiliary Audio
  • Power Supply
  • SB-100 IR Receiver Set with Assembly Plug
  • SB-100C IR Receiver Cable - 6'
  • Master Wireless IR Remote Control
  • 19" Ear Mount Bracket
  • CD with User Manual, Windows GUI, and ISP V1.0 Windows Driver
  • RS-232 Cable 6 ft (2m)
  • ISO Screws
  • RS-232 V2.0 Protocol Instructions
  • Ethernet V2.0 Protocol Instructions
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    Shinybow SB-5688AK specs

    Input 8 x HDMI 1.4a, Type A, female
    8 x 3.5 mm stereo mini audio jack
    Output 8 x HDMI 1.4a, Type A, female
    8 x S/PDIF
    Supported Resolutions & Formats 4K, 2K, 1080p/i, 720p, 480p/i
    3D video
    Supported Color Depth Up to 36-bit
    Supported Audio Via HDMI:

    5.1 and 7.1 channel surround sound audio, MAT (MLP), Dolby Digital, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital Plug/ex, DTS, DTSES 6CH, DTS-HD, DTS-HD-HRA, DTS-HD Master, DTS-EX, PCM, PCM2, and LPCM2

    Via S/PDIF:

    LPCM-2CH audio
    HDCP Compliant Yes
    CEC Compliant HDCP 2.0
    Video Bandwidth Double Data Rates: 340 MHz; Total: 6.75 Gbps bandwidth
    Switch Controls 1 x 3.5 mm IR External input
    1 x RS-232 9-pin interface
    1 x RJ45 (Ethernet)
    1 x x Select & functions buttons on front panel
    1 x IR remote control (included)
    IR Frequency 38 kHz
    IR Distance Up to 984 ft (300 m)
    Power Supply 12 VDC, 5 A
    Power Input: 100 - 240 VAC 50/60 Hz
    Operating Temperature 32 - 100°F (0 - 38°C)
    Safety Approvals CE, FCC, RoHS, REACH
    Rack Height 1 U
    Dimensions 19 x 9.9 x 1.7" (48 x 25 x 4 cm)
    Weight 8.25 lb (3.74 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 11.55 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 20.3 x 11.4 x 3.9"

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