Kramer VS-42UHD 4x2 4K UHD HDMI Matrix Switcher

Kramer VS-42UHD 4x2 4K UHD HDMI Matrix Switcher
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Kramer VS-42UHD Overview

The VS−42UHD 4K UHD HDMI Matrix Switcher from Kramer is a 4x2 matrix switcher for 4K UHD HDMI signals. It re-clocks and equalizes the signals and can route any input to either or both outputs simultaneously.

  • Up to 8.91 Gb/s data rate (2.97 Gb/s per graphics channel)
  • Suitable for resolutions up to UXGA and 4K 
  • Supports HDCP (High-Definition Digital Content Protection) and HDMI signals
  • True video clock detection 
  • Automatic switching modes (last connected and priority switching)
  • Supports 3D, Deep Color, x.v.Color, Lip Sync , ARC, HEAC pass-through, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS−HD, and 7.1 multichannel audio
  • I-EDIDPro Kramer Intelligent EDID Processing that ensures plug-and-play operation for HDMI systems
  • Programmable step-in functionality when used in conjunction with compatible step-in devices, such as SID-X3N, DIP-30, and DIP-31 (using an HDMI cable that supports HEC, the HDMI Ethernet Channel)
  • Non-volatile EDID storage 
  • Kramer reKlocking and Equalization Technology that rebuilds the digital signal to travel longer distances
  • Static or dynamic DHCP IP addressing
  • Embedded web pages that provide remote configuration and operation 
  • A lock button to prevent unwanted tampering with the buttons on the front panel
  • Support for Kramer Protocol 3000
  • An RC - IR3 Remote Control is separately available

Kramer VS-42UHD Specs

Switching TypePushbutton
Processing ResolutionUHD 4K
Video Input Connectors4 x HDMI
Video Output Connectors2 x HDMI
Other I/O1 x RJ45 LAN Input/Output
1 x 3.5 mm IR
1 x 6-Pin Euroblock
1 x 3-Pin Euroblock RS-232
1 x USB Mini-B
HDCP SupportYes
Power Connector1 x Barrel Input
Power ConsumptionPower Supply: 100 to 240 VAC (65 W)
Device: 5 VDC at 880 mA
Operating Temperature32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Storage Temperature-40 to 158°F / -40 to 70°C
Operating Humidity10 to 90%
Weight2.1 lb / 0.95 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight3.69 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)13.75 x 8.5 x 2.85"
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How smooth is the transition from one input to ...

How smooth is the transition from one input to another? Fade in/out?
Asked by: Keith
It is not smooth at all. This is an AV Switcher, not a production switcher.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2021-03-17

Also is this unit only one rack unit high?

Also is this unit only one rack unit high?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, this unit is 1 RU.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2019-01-21

Does this come with rack mount?

Does this come with rack mount?
Asked by: Anonymous
It does not. Have Kramer does offer the RK-1 19-Inch Rack Adapter, B&H # KRRK1, for this product.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2019-01-30
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