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HMX-244 Matrix
4x4 HDMI Matrix with Cat 5e/6 Outputs
Model HMX-244 - Discontinued

$700.00 USD
Key Features:
  • 4x4 HDMI matrix switching
  • Standard HDMI outputs or Cat 5e/6 outputs
  • Cat 5 zone receivers sold separately (Model 1380R)
  • Up to 1080p HDMI video
  • Supports 36-bit Deep Color (sum of all channels)
  • Rack mountable with included hardware
  • Control via IR, RS-232, or front panel

Categories: HDMI, Matrix Switcher, Discontinued

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The HMX-244 stands out in in the HDMI switcher landscape as a highly reliable, fully standards-compliant matrix designed with the needs of small custom installations in mind.  Capable of distributing today's latest formats, including 1080p video with 36-bit deep color and lossless audio, the system offers flexible installation options, such as selecting between a variety of control interfaces and two different zone cabling methods to best fit your application. For long cable runs, use Model 1380R zone receivers connected to the HMX-244 Cat 5 outputs.


    Key Features

    • Delivers four HDMI source signals to any or all of four compatible video displays
    • Optional Cat 5 zone receiver (1380R, sold separately) terminates dual Cat 5e/6 cables up to 130 ft. (40m)
    • 1380R provides a built-in IR receiver that transmits IR commands from the zone to the HMX-244 to switch inputs and to pass IR commands to the sources
    • Input switching can be performed through RS-232 or IR
    • Supports deep color: 12 bits per TMDS channel (36 bit, sum of all channels)
    • Supports 480i/p, 576i/p, 720p, 1080i/p and multiple PC resolutions
    • Supports Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby® Digital TrueHD, DTS-HD: Master Audio, and LPCM
    • IR remote control, RS-232 control, or front panel control
    • HDMI version 1.3 compliant, HDCP version 1.1 compliant
    • Rack mountable with included hardware

      Video/Audio Inputs/Outputs:

      • HDMI: 4/4
      • UTP (RG-45 style, Cat 5e/6 compatible): 0/4


      Video Parameters
      • Video Formats: 480i/p, 576i/p, 720p, 1080i/p, VGA through UXGA
      • Color Processing: 36 bit Deep Color (12 bits per TMDS color channel)
      Audio Parameters
      • Audio Processing: Dolby, DTS 32-192fs sample, LPCM 7.1 channel
      • Multi-channel Digital: Yes
      • Frequency Response: 10-50KHz
      • Connector Types: HDMI Type A
      • Dimensions (HxWxD, in.): 1.75”x 17.2”x 6.9” (44x438x175mm)
      • Product Weight: 4.9 lbs. (2218g) net
      • Shipping Weight: 7 lbs.
      • Data Rate: 2.25Gbps (single link)
      • Signal Processing: Compensated, clock phase adjusted
      • Jitter Processing: Reconstituted signal; jitter free
      • TMDS Clock Speed: 225MHz
      • EDID: Automatic or manual monitor discovery
      • Maximum Output Cable Length: HDMI connectors: 35 feet at 1080p/60, 8 bit color.  Cat 5e/6 connectors: 100 feet at 1080p/60, 8 bit color.  
      • Agency Approvals: FCC, CE, RoHS
      In the Box
      • HDMI matrix router
      • IR remote control
      • 5.5V (4A) DC power adapter
      • Rack mount hardware
      • User manual


      IR Codes

      Frequently Asked Questions

      Q: Is the HMX-244 fully HDMI and HDCP compliant?
      Yes.  The HMX-244 has been ATC certified as HDMI compliant, and meets all requirements of HDCP certification.

      Q: Can I use the HDMI output for one TV, and the Cat 5 output for the same position to connect to another TV?
      No, use either HDMI or Cat 5 output at each position, do not use both for the same position.

      Q: What is the switching state on power-up?
      When turned on for the first time, and any time power is removed and then restored, the HMX-244 sets all zones to source 1.


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