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KanexPro Matrix Switcher Transmits 4K at 60Hz, Supports Dolby Vision - CE Pro

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The brand new KanexPro 8×8 HDMI 2.0 to HDBaseT matrix switcher is designed to manage today's A/V formats, including 4K, HDR and object-based surround sound.

KanexPro 8x8 HDMI 2.0 to HDBaseT matrix switcher is designed for medium-sized applications and is a reliable way to distribute modern A/V content throughout the home.

As more and more formats are adopted


Solutions such as the new KanexPro 8×8 HDMI 2.0 to HDBaseT matrix switcher (MX-HDBT8x818G) meet the needs of devices that can handle modern A/V content distribution. 

The latest matrix switcher can convert input to output via Cat-5e/6

The switcher transmits 4K at a frequency of 60Hz and supports

Format HDR10 and

"The HDMI 2.0 to HDBaseT matrix is ​​ideal for high-end home theater applications. It is suitable for a variety of applications, including HDR and Dolby Vision. It can provide high-resolution video, a separate audio matrix, and at a reasonable price Provides uncompressed 4K signals up to 70 meters long," said Kashyap Khetia, senior product marketing manager.

"HDMI 2.0 to HDBaseT Matrix has incredible audio and video capabilities, as well as universal controls and functions."

The Brea, California-based company’s new matrix switcher complies with HDCP 2.2 requirements. It supports resolutions up to 4K at 60Hz and 4:4:4 chroma subsampling and multi-channel audio. 

According to KanexPro, the 8×8 HDMI 2.0 to HDBaseT matrix switcher is used as a supplement to "medium" installations, including residential home theaters, chapels, and medical imaging system installations. 

Some of the built-in control options of MX-HDBT8x818G include IR, RS-232, Telnet and Web-based graphical user interface (GUI). 

Electronics professionals can also integrate the switcher into third-party control systems from top manufacturers (for example)


, And others. 

The matrix switcher also supports an independent built-in 18×12 digital audio matrix, and has volume and delay adjustment functions. Its HDBaseT output can transmit signals up to 230 feet through PoC. 

In addition, the HDMI output of MX-HDBT8x818G can support cables up to 33 feet long. 

Bob is an audio enthusiast. Before joining CE Pro in 2000, he had written articles about consumer electronics for various publications in Massachusetts. Bob has obtained THX Level I certification and has also participated in lectures by the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and the Home Acoustics Alliance. (HAA). Bob also served as the technical editor of Commercial Integrator, a sister publication of CE Pro. In private time outside of his family, he studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studio in Wakefield, Massachusetts, Kyokushin Karate at 5 Dragons, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at Binda Brazil Jiu Jitsu.

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