Kramer 8 x 1 HDMI Switcher

Kramer 8 x 1 HDMI Switcher

Kramer 8 x 1 HDMI Switcher

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  • Used for HDMI Signals
  • Switch 8 Inputs to 1 HDMI Output
  • Equalization & Re-clocking Technology
  • Max Data Rate - up to 2.25 Gbps
  • Supports HDMI v1.4
  • 3D Pass-through
  • I-EDIDPro Intelligent EDID Processing
  • Front Panel Lockout
  • Video Disconnect
  • Front Panel / RS-232 / Ethernet / IR
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Kramer VS-81H overview

  • 1Description

The Kramer 8 x 1 HDMI Switcher, for HDMI signals, is suitable for conference room presentations and advertising applications. With Kramer Equalization & Re-clocking technology that rebuilds the digital signal to travel longer distances, the switcher re-clocks and equalizes the signal, and switches any 1 of the 4 inputs to a single HDMI output. The unit has a maximum data rate of up to 2.25 Gbps.

The 8 x 1 HDMI Switcher supports HDCP, and is compatible with HDTV. It supports HDMI v1.4 with Deep Color, x.v.Color, Lip Sync, HDMI uncompressed audio channels, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD, CEC, and 3D Pass-Through.

Equipped with I-EDIDPro Kramer Intelligent EDID Processing, the switcher ensures intelligent EDID handling & processing of an algorithm. This enables easy Plug and Play operation for HDMI systems. Front Panel Lockout prevents tampering. The 8 x 1 HDMI Switcher features video disconnect and offers both PC and DVD modes selectable by input.

You can control the 8 x 1 HDMI Switcher via the front panel buttons or remotely via RS-232, Ethernet, or IR remote. It has a standard 19” rack mount size, fits 1U rack space, and requires a 100-240V AC power supply.

High-performance switcher for HDMI signals
Suitable for conference room presentations and advertising applications
Kramer Equalization & Re-clocking technology

  • Rebuilds the digital signal to travel longer distances
  • Re-clocks and equalizes the signal
  • Switches any 1 of the 4 inputs to a single HDMI output
Supports a maximum data rate of up to 2.25 Gbps
HDCP compliant & HDMI compatible
Supports HDMI v1.4 with Deep Color, x.v.Color, Lip Sync, HDMI uncompressed audio channels, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD, CEC, and 3D Pass-through
I-EDIDPro Kramer Intelligent EDID Processing

  • Ensures intelligent EDID handling & processing of an algorithm
  • Enables easy Plug and Play operation for HDMI systems
Front Panel Lockout - prevents tampering
Features video disconnect
Dual Mode - PC and DVD modes selectable by input
Control - front panel buttons or remotely via RS-232, Ethernet, or IR remote
Standard 19" rack mount size
Fits 1U rack space (includes rack ears)
Requires a 100-240V AC power supply
In the Box
Kramer 8 x 1 HDMI Switcher
  • Infrared Remote Control Transmitter (including batteries and user manual)
  • Windows-based Kramer Control Software
  • Windows-based Ethernet Configuration Manager and Virtual Serial Port Manager
  • Power Cord
  • Set of Rack Ears
  • Null-modem Adaptor
  • User Manual
  • 7-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    Kramer VS-81H specs

    Inputs 8 HDMI Connectors
    Outputs 1 HDMI Connector
    Bandwidth Supports up to 2.25Gbps bandwidth per graphics channel
    Compliance With HDMI Standard Supports HDMI 1.3a and HDCP
    Resolution Up to UXGA; 1080p, deep color
    Controls Front panel buttons, Infra-red remote control transmitter, RS-232, Ethernet
    Power Source 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz, 12VA
    Options Kramer HDMI cables
    Dimensions (WxDxH) 19 x 7 x 1.75" (48 x 17.8 x 4.4cm)
    Weight 5.5 lb (2.5 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 5.25 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 21.4 x 10.9 x 4.3"

    Kramer VS-81H reviews

    8 x 1 HDMI Switcher is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from It Does Its Job This unit is part of a church sanctuary audio/video system. As such, it is working with a variety of other equipment (mostly Kramer). The typical user is non-technical. The system works. Images on two 80 monitors are sharp with good color. It switches easily between a DVD player, and a variety of laptops.
    Date published: 2014-06-25
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