HDMI matrix switch over HDBase-T, how to

Power over Ethernet, HDTV router HD 1080p
Ethernet IR POE Audio 328 feet distribute CAT5

HDMI Matrix Switch Over HDBase-T with Power Over Ethernet (PoE)

Route and distribute HD 1080p, Multi-channel Audio, Ethernet, IR, and Power up to 328 feet using CATx cable

Also known as: HDMI Matrix Switch over HDBase-T, HDMI A/V Matrix Switch via CAT5, Route 1080p over CAT5, HDMI matrix switcher, digital video router, HDBaseT video matrices, HDTV digital audio/video matrix switch.

SM-8X8-C6HDR-POE-HDBT

Additional Images

  • SM-8X8-C6HDR-POE-HDBT - HDMI Matrix Switch Over HDBase-T with Power Over Ethernet (Front & Back)
  • ST-C6HDPOE-HDBT-R-LC - HDMI HDBase-T POE Receiver (Front & Back)
  • IR-8X8HDBT - Included IR Remote Control

Product Highlights

  • Distribute 8 HDMI video sources to 8 displays
  • Extend up to 328ft over CATx cable
  • Supports 3D signals
  • No power supply required for remote units
  • Digital Signage

The VEEMUX® HDMI Matrix Switch Over HDBase-T with Power Over Ethernet routes uncompressed digital HDMI signal and IR from eight HDMI video sources to eight displays (projectors, monitors, etc.) and speakers via inexpensive CATx cable using HDBase-T technology. It is capable of connecting to as many as eight HDMI video sources directly and eight video displays via receivers with a maximum extension of 328 feet from the switch using CAT6a/7 cable. Power over Ethernet (PoE) provides power to all connected receivers.

The VEEMUX® HDMI Matrix Switch Over HDBase-T with Power Over Ethernet routes uncompressed digital HDMI signal and IR from eight HDMI video sources to eight displays (projectors, monitors, etc.) and speakers via inexpensive CATx cable using HDBase-T technology. It is capable of connecting to as many as eight HDMI video sources directly and eight video displays via receivers with a maximum extension of 328 feet from the switch using CAT6a/7 cable. Power over Ethernet (PoE) provides power to all connected receivers.

  • Configure and control the switch through Ethernet, serial port, front panel buttons, or IR remote control.
  • Supports HDTV resolutions to 1080p and computer resolutions to 1920x1200.
    • With CAT5e (24 AWG), up to 250 feet.
    • With CAT6 (23 AWG), up to 300 feet.
    • With CAT6a/7 (23 AWG), up to 328 feet.
  • Each input can be independently connected to any or all outputs.
  • HDCP compliant.
  • Supports Power over Ethernet (PoE) – power supply not required at the remote unit.
  • HDMI features supported:
    • 24/36-bit Deep Color
    • x.v.Color
    • Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby Digital, DTS 7.1 and LPCM
    • 3D
    • Bandwidth up to 225 MHz (6.75 Gbps)
    • Support for CEC (consumer electronic control) compatible devices.
    • Lip Sync
  • No loss of audio or video quality between the switch and remote units.
  • Bi-directional IR from input and output locations.
  • Supports external and internal EDID settings.
  • Compact 2RU design.
    • Mounting tabs included.
  • Features an Ethernet port on the switch and receivers for connecting network devices such as 100Base-T routers, hubs, smart TVs, or smart Blu-Ray players.

SM-8X8-C6HDR-POE-HDBT

  • Eight female HDMI input connectors
  • Eight female RJ45 HDBase-T connectors for sending/receiving high definition video, audio, IR, Ethernet and DDC signals.
  • Eighteen female 3.5mm ports for IR emitters and receivers.
    • IR transport channel is bi-directional - the emitter or receiver can be connected to the switch.
    • "All IR" input or output transmits signals to multiple emitters or receivers within direct line-of-sight.
  • One female Ethernet port for Telnet and web server control, and/or for connecting a network device such as a 100Base-T router, hub, smart TV or smart Blu-Ray player.
  • One female DB9 connector for RS232 control.
  • One Mini USB Type B connector for firmware updates only.
Dimensions
  • WxDxH (in): 17.24x10.04x3.5 (438x255x88 mm)
Power
  • 100 to 240 VAC at 50 or 60 Hz via AC adapters.
    • One powers the switch and the other provides Power over Ethernet (PoE).
  • Power consumption: 64W.
Environmental
  • Operating temperature: 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
  • Storage temperature: -4 to 140°F (-20 to 60°C)
  • Operating/storage relative humidity: 20 to 90% non-condensing RH.
Regulatory Approvals
  • CE, FCC, RoHS
Warranty
  • Two years
Package Includes
  • One 8x8 HDMI Matrix Switch Over HDBase-T
  • Two 24V power supplies (one for PoE)
  • One IR remote
  • Two IR emitters
  • Two IR receivers
  • Mounting tabs
  • User manual

Remote Unit (Receiver)

Video Output
  • Supports HDTV resolutions to 1080p and computer resolutions to 1920x1200.
  • One female HDMI output connector.
  • One female RJ45 HDBase-T connector for sending/receiving high definition video, audio, IR, Ethernet and DDC signals.
  • Two female 3.5mm ports for connecting an IR emiter or receiver.
  • One female Ethernet port for connecting a network device such as a 100Base-T router, hub, smart TV, or smart Blu-Ray player.
Dimensions
  • WxDxH (in): 4.02x4.53x0.98 (102x115x25 mm)
Power
  • Powered by matrix switch via Power over Ethernet (PoE).
  • Power consumption: 7W.
Environmental
  • Operating temperature: 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
  • Storage temperature: -4 to 140°F (-20 to 60°C)
  • Operating/storage relative humidity: 20 to 90% non-condensing RH.
Regulatory Approvals
  • CE, FCC, RoHS


Cables

  • Use HD-xx-MM cable to connect an HDMI source or display.
    • 8-bit resolution: up to 49 ft (15 m).
    • 12-bit resolution: up to 33 ft (10 m).
  • Use CAT5e/6/6a/7 solid straight through cables for TIA/EIA 568B wiring terminated with standard RJ45 connectors.
    • CAT5e (24 AWG): up to 250 feet.
    • CAT6 (23 AWG): up to 300 feet.
    • CAT6a/7 (23 AWG): up to 328 feet.
  • Cables not included.
Front Panel Interface
  • Configuration and control can be done using the front panel buttons.
  • LED display shows which input device is being used by each output device.
RS232
  • Configuration and control can be done through the serial port.
IR Remote Control
  • IR control of matrix switch:
    • The matrix switch can be controlled with the included IR remote using the built-in IR receiver on the switch or remotely via an IR receiver or emitter connected to the remote unit.
  • IR control of connected sources:
    • HDMI sources can be controlled remotely using the source's IR remote control through the remote unit's IR receiver and switch's emitter.
  • IR control is bi-directional.
Ethernet Control
  • Configuration can be done over the Internet via web server or telnet.
  • 10/100Base-T Ethernet interface.
    • Web Server
      • Control the unit's power, input/output ports, and EDID.
      • Reset the IP configuration of a device.
    • Telnet
      • Commands are similar to RS232 commands.

HDMI Matrix Switch Over HDBase-T with Power Over Ethernet

NTI Part # HDMI Inputs RJ45 Outputs Price Quote Buy
SM-8X8-C6HDR-POE-HDBT 8 8 $4,100.00

HDMI HDBase-T POE Receiver

NTI Part # Supported Features Price Quote Buy
ST-C6HDPOE-HDBT-R-LC HDMI, IR, Ethernet, Power over Ethernet $200.00

Compatible IR Remote Control Accessories

NTI Part # Description Price Quote Buy
IR-8X8HDBT IR Remote $15.00
IR-EMTR-8X8HDBT IR Emitter $7.50
IR-RCVR-8X8HDBT IR Receiver $15.00

HDMI Male-Male Cables

NTI Part # Length Price Quote Buy
HD-3-MM 3 feet $2.70
HD-6-MM 6 feet $3.45
HD-9-MM 9 feet $6.50
HD-14-MM 14 feet $7.50
HD-20-MM 20 feet $9.75
HD-30-MM 30 feet $22.00