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Shinybow SB-5684K 8 x 4 UHD 4K HDMI Matrix Switcher

BH #SHSB5684K • MFR #SB-5684K
Shinybow SB-5684K 8 x 4 UHD 4K HDMI Matrix Switcher
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Shinybow SB-5684 Overview

The Shinybow SB-5684K 8 x 4 UHD 4K HDMI Matrix Switcher allows you to route 8 HDMI inputs to 4 HDMI outputs with one preview output in different configurations. Any input can be routed to any output, to all outputs, or to a combination of outputs. All outputs feature a built-in video booster, which makes them capable of sending 1080p video over cable lengths of up to 98' and 4K2K video up to 66'.

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 (7 embedded and 1 external). Routing selections can be controlled via the front panel, included remote control, RS-232 serial control, or Ethernet (via a controller). An RS-232 Windows GUI interface is included for RS-232 control. An IR Extender Receiver Set supporting 984' of IR distance is included for remote control of the switcher from the room with the displays. A rackmount set is supplied for installing the switcher in a 1 RU 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.

Eight HDMI inputs
Four HDMI outputs with one preview output
HDMI digital video with embedded HDCP, DVI formats, and CEC/HDCP 1.3 compliance
Worldwide EDID control modes for HDMI full 4K2K (24/30 Hz) HD video resolutions
Wide frequency range of 25 to 340 MHz
Supports HDMI 4K2K and 1.4a 3D formats
Supports a wide range of HD resolutions from PC XGA to WUXGA 1920 x 1200 and HDTV/DTV HDMI resolutions 480i/480p, 576i/576p, 720p, 1080i/p, and 4K2K (24/30 Hz)
Compatible with all HDMI source devices, PC monitors, plasma HD displays, HDTVs, and audio receivers or audio amplifiers
Digital video TMDS formats resolutions up to 4K2K with 36-bit color depth
Front panel push button
IR wireless remote control
Ethernet switch control
Third-party RS-232 control (via simple ASCII)
Supports seven worldwide control function keys
Full Function Front Panel Controls: ALL / OFF / EDID / LOCK / RECALL / MEMORY / ENTER
Embedded EDID Modes: FSS / H24-3D / H24-3D-M / H36-3D / H36-3D-M / 4K2K-3D / DVI-D 1920 x 1200 60 Hz
External Modes: Learning mode-1 (Single Learning) and Learning mode-2 (Multiple Learning)
Automatic scanning of input and output status via LCM display on the front panel
Supports Universal 100 to 240 VAC / (50/60 Hz) power adapter

Shinybow SB-5684 Specs

Input8 x HDMI (HDMI or DVI digital source)
HDMI Type A: SMD 19-pin female type
Output4 x HDMI: With Booster output 1080p up to 98' (30 n) & 4K2K up to 66' (20 m)
HDMI Type A: SMD 19-pin female type
HDMI SupportHDMI 4K2K at 30 Hz, 1080p at 60 Hz, H36-bit deep color, 3D of HDMI V1.4 formats
HDCP/CEC SupportHDCP 1.3 compliant, CEC compliant
Video BandwidthWide frequency 25 to 340 MHz
Digital Video SupportHD: 480i/480p/720p/1080i/1080p and 4K2K up to 36-bit deep color
Supported Audio5.1 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
Preview Output1 (same as output #1)
GUIWindows based GUI control via RS-232 interface (2000/XP/Windows 7 32-bit/Windows 7 64-bit/Windows 8)
Switch Controls1 x Select & Function buttons on front panel (data status via LCM panel)
1 x IR remote controller (included)
1 x 3.5 mm IR external input
1 x RS-232 series interface (switch control)
1 x Ethernet series interface (switch control)
Source SelectionInput status LEDs indicates presence of a live signal
Function Keys19
1. ALL, 2. OFF, 3. RECALL, 4. ENTER, 5. MEMORY, 6. LOCK, 7. EDID, 8. Destination button 1 thru 4, 9. Source button 1 thru 8
EDID ModesSelect Embedded EDID Modes:
Mode 1: FSS; Mode 2: H24-3D; Mode 3: H24-3D-M; Mode 4: H36-3D; Mode 5: H36-3D-M; Mode 6: 4K2K-3D, PCM-2CH; Mode 7: DVI-D 1920 x 1200 60 Hz
Infrared Frequency38 kHz
IR DistanceUp to 984' (300 m)
BoosterVideo Booster: HDMI output 1080p lengths up to 98' (30 m) / 4K2K up to 66' (20 m)
Power100 to 240 VAC 50/60 Hz
120 VAC, 0.5 A, 60 W
220 VAC, 0.27 A, 60 W
Operating Temperature32 to 100°F (0 to 38°C)
Safety ApprovalsCE, FCC, RoHS, REACH
Rack Height1 RU
Dimensions17.5 x 12 x 1.75" (444.5 x 304.8 x 44.45 mm)
Weight7.7 lb (3.5 kg)
Packaging Info
Package Weight12 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)21 x 13.8 x 6.9"
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Will the shinybow SB-5688K 8x8 HDMI matrix switch work with 1080i at 59.94 fps? We have a Blackmagic switcher and we have to run everything at that framerate. So I need any new equipment to do the same.
Asked by: Richard S.
This may work for your needs, however it is really designed as more of an A/V Matrix Switcher and not for use in Broadcast Applications. You would be better off looking at the Blackmagic Design Smart Videohub CleanSwitch 12 x 12, B&H # BLSVHCS1212. It has SDI connections, which most Blackmagic Switchers have as well. You might just need some basic HDMI to SDI converters if you have cameras with HDMI outputs, B&H # BLMCHDMISDI.
Answered by: Joseph P.
Date published: 2018-08-26
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