KanexPro 8x8 HDMI 4K Matrix Switcher

KanexPro 8x8 HDMI 4K Matrix Switcher

KanexPro 8x8 HDMI 4K Matrix Switcher

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KanexPro HDMX88-18G overview

  • 1Description

The 8x8 HDMI 4K Matrix Switcher from KanexPro is an 8-input, 8-output HDMI matrix with HDCP 2.2 and HDMI 2.0 specifications, supporting UHD resolutions up to 4K at 60 Hz. With switching speeds of less than 0.2 seconds, it provides eight additional audio ports via S/PDIF connectors to support audio de-embedding from HDMI. You can control it via RS-232, IR and Web-based GUI using Ethernet where end-users can switch, control, and manage the matrix using graphical and visual indicators right from the computer or touch-panel.

The built-in HDCP management technology analyzes HDCP key authentication and realizes a handshake internally. The 1920 x 1200 resolution is standard for this switcher. The built-in EDID/DDC database can analyze EDID and DDC signals, mix them, and realize the handshake internally.

Supports CEC via infrared data pass-through
Cross-switch 8 x HDMI inputs to 8 x HDMI outputs with 4K at 60 Hz
Eight independent S/PDIF audio for audio de-embedding from HDMI
Distributes 4K x 2K at 60 Hz signal up to 49.2'
Supports standard 1080p and WUXGA resolutions up to 2560 x 1080 at 60 Hz
HDCP 2.2 compliant
Smart EDID DIP switch for proper display output
Supports Dolby Digital, DTS, DTS-HD
Control through front-panel keys, IR, RS-232, and Web-based GUI
Front-panel LCD screen provides real-time I/O connection status
Expedient firmware upgrade through micro-USB port
1 RU (19") rack-mountable aluminum enclosure
Universal RS-232 code compatible with any third-party control systems
Locking HDMI and power supply
Universal power supply for worldwide compatibility
UPC: 813982021396
In the Box
KanexPro 8x8 HDMI 4K Matrix Switcher
  • RS-232 Cable (3-Pin to DB9)
  • IR Remote
  • Mounting Hardware
  • 4 x Plastic Cushions
  • IR Receiver
  • Power Adapter (24 VDC, 2.71A)
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
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    • 1Description

    KanexPro HDMX88-18G specs

    Input 8 x HDMI
    Input Connector Female type A HDMI
    Input Level T.M.D.S. 2.9 V / 3.3 V
    Input Impedance 75 Ohms
    Output 8 x HDMI
    Output Connector Female type A HDMI
    8 x SPDIF RCA connector
    Output Level T.M.D.S. 2.9 V / 3.3 V
    Output Impedance 75 Ohms
    Gain 0 dB
    Bandwidth 18 Gb/s
    Video Signal HDMI
    Maximum Pixel Clock 165 MHz
    Supported Resolutions 4K: 4096 x 2160 (30, 50, 60 Hz); 3840 x 2160 (24, 25, 30, 50, 60 Hz)
    21:9: 2560 x 1080 (60 Hz)
    16:9: 1920 x 1080(1080p 3D), 1600 x 900, 1366 x 768, 1280 x 720, 1024 x 576 (60 Hz)
    16:10: 1920 x 1200, 1680 x 1050, 1440 x 900, 1360 x 768, 1280 x 800 (60 Hz)
    4:3: 1600 x 1200, 1400 x 1050, 1280 x 1204, 1024 x 768, 800 x 600, 640 x 480 (60 Hz)
    Switching Speed 200 ns maximum (0-2 seconds)
    Digital Audio Output Supports HDMI audio transmitted through the RGB and Y, Cr, Cb lines, actively buffered
    Supports de-embedded SPDIF audio via digital coaxial output
    Serial Control RS-232, 9-pin female D connector
    Pin Configurations 2 = TX, 3 = RX, 5 = GND
    IR Remote Default
    Front Panel Control Buttons
    Ethernet RJ45: TCP/IP control via Ethernet controller and Web-based GUI
    Power Supply 24 VDC, 2.5 A
    Power Consumption Full Load: 32 W
    Standby: 2.2 W
    Temperature -4 to 158°F (-20 to 70°C)
    Humidity 10 to 90%
    Dimensions 19 x 1.7 x 9.3" (48.3 x 4.3 x 23.6 cm)
    (1 RU, full-rack wide)
    Weight 4.3 lb (2 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 8.5 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 21.2 x 13.4 x 5.8"

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