Route any eight HDMI sources to any eight HDMI outputs and extend four HDMI outputs over one CAT-5e cable up to 330 feet (100 meters)
This product has been discontinued and replaced by the GefenPRO 4K Ultra HD 8x9 Matrix for HDMI with HDCP 2.2, HDBaseT and POH GEF-UHD-89-HBT2.
The GefenPRO 8x8 Matrix with four ELR and four HDMI outputs routes up to eight Hi-Def sources at resolutions up to 1080p Full HD with Deep Color and multi-channel digital audio to any of eight HDTV displays, eliminating the need to disconnect and reconnect HDMI sources and displays. It features extension of four displays up to 330 feet (100 meters), using Gefen's ELR (Extra Long Range) and POL (Power Over Link) technologies. ELR extension on four outputs allows installation of displays over a single CAT-5e cable. POL eliminates the need to externally power the four included ELR receivers. The GefenPRO 8x8 Matrix supports 3DTV and advanced digital audio formats such as Dolby® TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio™. Each source is accessible at all times from any display by using the included IR Remote Control, the RS-232 port, IP (Telnet or Web GUI), or by using the front-panel push buttons.
Fast Switching Technology (FST) is a Gefen software implementation for HDMI products. FST was created to improve the lengthy HDMI authentication process, based on the HDMI and HDCP specifications. FST allows connecting/disconnecting or turning any of the HDTV
displays on or off without affecting other displays within the audio/video distribution system.
How It Works
Using HDMI cables, connect up to eight Hi-Def sources to the HDMI inputs on the matrix. Connect up to four HDTV displays to the HDMI outputs on the matrix and up to four HDTV displays to the supplied ELR-POL receivers. Use a single CAT-5e cable to connect each of the receivers to the matrix. An external power supply is not required because power is delivered by the matrix over the CAT-5e cables. 3D content can be displayed when connecting a 3DTV and 3D source.Connect the included AC power cord to the matrix and plug it into an available electrical outlet. Turn on the matrix by pressing the power switch. Apply power to sources and to the displays. The Hi-Def sources can now be routed to any display by using the IR remote control, RS-232 port, IP (Telnet or Web GUI), or by using the front-panel push buttons.
Routes any eight Hi-Def sources to any of eight HD displays, independently
ELR technology allows extension up to 330 feet (100 meters)
Supports resolutions up to 1080p Full HD
Includes four ELR-POL receivers
POL feature provides power to each ELR receiver
Uses HDBaseT® technology
HDMI Features Supported:
12-bit Deep Color
LPCM 7.1 audio, Dolby® TrueHD, and DTS-HD Master Audio pass-through
Lip Sync pass-through
Gefen FST speeds up the HDCP authentication process
Fast and Slow FST Modes
Advanced EDID Management for rapid integration of sources and displays
Ability to save and recall presets
Supports DVI sources and displays
Field-upgradeable firmware via IP
Front Panel Switching
IR Control via front panel sensor and back panel input (using EXT-RMT-EXTIR)
Serial (RS-232) control for automation
IP Control via Web Server and Telnet
Rack mountable (2U tall, rack ears included)
Internal power supply with detachable IEC AC cord
Back panel master power switch
Maximum Pixel Clock: 225 MHz
Video Input Connectors (Matrix): (8) HDMI Type A 19-pin, female, locking
Video Output Connectors (Matrix): (4) HDMI Type A 19-pin, female, locking; (4) ELR-POL RJ45, female
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