8x8 4K UHD HDMI 18Gbps Matrix with Audio Extraction/ARC/Downscaling Support

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Overview

The BG-UHD-88M is an 8x8 4K HDMI matrix switch with audio extraction and ARC support. This versatile matrix can handle resolutions up to 4K2K@60Hz 4:4:4 as well as HDR (4K2K@60 4:2:0 10 bits). This HDCP 2.2 compliant unit is equipped with 8 HDMI 2.0a inputs and 8 HDMI 2.0a outputs. It quickly routes any of the eight inputs to any of the eight outputs including one-to-one or one-to-many configurations.

The BG-UHD-88M offers a wide array of control and compatibility options. The unit allows control via front panel push buttons, IR remote control, RS-232, a Web Interface, or IP control. 3rd party control system drivers for Crestron, Control 4, AMX, and RTI are also available to encompass a wider array of system compatibility.

The smart EDID management also allows for easy integration with legacy displays and to ensure the best image possible. The BG-UHD-88M supports various audio formats including PCM2, Dolby 5.1, and DTS 5.1. Audio can be de-embed by utilizing the 8 coax S/PDIF ports and HDMI ARC capabilities, which all provide multi-channel digital audio (up to 7.1-channels).

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Features

  • Video Matrix
    Connect any of the 8 inputs to any of the 8 outputs
  • Multiple Control Options
    Take control by utilizing front panel buttons, IR remote, RS232, Web Interface, and Control 4
  • Audio De-embedding
    De-embed audio from any of the 8 Coax S/PDIF outputs up to 7.1 channel
  • HDCP 2.2
    High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection Supported
  • Crystal Clear Images
    Stunning image quality up to 4K@60Hz 4:4:4
  • EDID Management
    Smart EDID to ensure reliable signal quality
  • Supports HDR (4K2K@60 4:2:0 10 bits)
  • Supported audio Formats: PCM2, Dolby 5.1, DTS 5.1
  • Fast response time of 3 to 4 seconds for input switching

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Tech Specifications

Technical
HDMI compliance HDMI 2.0a
HDCP compliance HDCP 1.4/HDCP 2.2
Video bandwidth Single-link 594MHz [18Gbps]
Video support HDR 4K2K@60 (4:2:0 10bits) / 4K2K@60 (4:4:4 8bits)
Audio support Surround sound (up to 7.1ch) or stereo digital audio
ESD protection Human body model - ±15kV [air-gap discharge] & ±8kV [contact discharge]
PCB stack-up 8-layer board [impedance control - differential 100Ω; single 50Ω]
Input 8x HDMI / 1x RS-232 / 1x Ethernet / 1x IR socket for IR receiver
Output 8x HDMI + 8x Coax Audio
HDMI Input selection Push button / IR remote control / RS-232 control / Web control / Control 4/ IP control / Cloud control
IR remote control Electro-optical characteristics: p = 25° / Carrier frequency: 38kHz
HDMI connector Type A [19-pin female]
RJ-45 connector WE/SS 8P8C with 2 LED indicators
RS-232 connector DE-9 [9-pin D-sub female]
3.5mm connector [System IR] Receives IR commands from remote control
Mechanical
Enclosure Metal case
Dimensions
(L x W x H)
Model 1'4" x 9.2" x 1.7" [440 x 234 x 44mm]
Package 1'7" x 12.5" x 6.1" [526 x 318 x 156mm]
Weight Model 5.8 lbs [2645g]
Package 8.6 lbs [3899g]
Fixedness 1RU rack-mount with ears Wall hanging holes
Power supply 12V 7.5A DC
Power consumption 55 Watts [max]
Operation temperature 32~104°F / 0~40°C
Storage temperature -4~140°F / -20~60°C
Relative humidity 20~90% RH [no condensation]

PACKAGE CONTENTS

  • 1x BG-UHD-88M
  • 1x IR Receiver
  • 1x DC 12V 7.5A
  • 1x IR Remote control
  • 1x Rack-mounting ear set
  • 1x User Manual

Interfaces

  1. Source Status: Input source detection LED.
  2. Display Status: Output display detection LED.
  3. IR SENSOR: IR sensor for receiving the IR commands from IR remote.
  4. Input Push Button & 7-segment LED: Front panel push buttons used to select the number of input source & LED display for input channels.
  5. Output Push Button & 7-segment LED: Front panel push buttons used to select the input and output ports & LED display for output ports.
  6. INPUT 1-8: HDMI inputs.
  7. Audio OUT: ARC & Audio Extraction.
  8. OUTPUT 1-8: HDMI outputs.
  9. RS-232: RS-232 control port.
  10. Power Switch.
  11. Ethernet: Control port.
  12. System IR port: Ext. IR receiver.
  13. +12V DC: 12V DC power jack.