MDX-8×8+

The MDX-8×8+ is a professional flexible Digital Modular Matrix (DMM) capable of selecting between 8 different devices to 8 displays. Seamless switching together with output video scaling provides a professional image selection with the option of creating a Video Wall, whilst 4-way modular input and output cards cater for a wide range of signal formats.

Key Features

  • HDMI, DVI, HDBaseT, Fibre, VGA & SDI
  • Inbuilt Video Wall processor
  • Web Browser
  • HDMI 1.3a compliant
  • 10.2GBps, 1080p@60Hz
  • HDCP 1.3 compliant
  • PC resolutions to 1920×1200@60 Hz
  • Seamless Switching
  • POC (remote powering receivers)
  • Front panel control

The Smart-e Digital Modular Matrix (DMM) series of matrices house various input/output blades allowing you to design your matrix to the exact requirements of the installation. (I/O Blades found on next tab).

The MDX-8×8+ chassis offers an unprecedented level of both switching and distribution functionality for high resolution HDMI, DVI, HDBaseT and 3G-SDI. Legacy products are also catered for with analogue input cards capable of accepting RGBHV, YPrPb, Y/C and PAL/NTSC all of which can be up-scaled to 1080p resolution.

By combining Seamless video switching with modular input and output modules Smart-e sets a new benchmark for complete integrated AV solutions, all of which can be controlled easily via either IP, internal Web Browser, RS232 and front panel buttons.

Fully HDCP compliant and incorporating enhanced EDID management the matrix is ideal for many multi-channel signal switching and distribution for Commercial, Educational and Residential solutions. Compact 2U 19” rack mounting chassis makes for ease of installation.

Features

  • HDMI, DVI, HDBaseT, Fibre, VGA & SDI
  • Inbuilt Video Wall processor
  • Web Browser
  • HDMI 1.3a compliant
  • 4:2:0, 10.2GBps, 1080p@60Hz
  • HDCP 1.3 compliant
  • PC resolutions to 1920×1200@60 Hz
  • Seamless Switching
  • POC (remote powering receivers)
  • CEC compliant
  • Supports Deep Colour (10&12 bit)
  • Embedding & de-embedded Audio
  • Modular 4 port cards
  • Front panel control
  • EDID management
  • 19″ rack mounting
  • RS232 & IR control
  • Ethernet control (Web browser)

Specification

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Transmitters

4K-TX725 (70m)

Features: HDMI > HDBaseT

Connector Interface RJ45
Protocol HDBaseT Lite (70m)
EDID Support Pass-through
HDCP Support Pass-through
Resolution (Max) 4K 4096×2160 @ 60Hz
1920×1200 @ 60Hz
Audio Digital Embedded
Max Input Cable Length Up to 70m
Power 12/24V POH
Dimensions 115 x 65 x 16 (mm)

4K-TX866 (100m)

Features: HDMI > HDBaseT

Connector Interface RJ45
Protocol Full HDBaseT (100m)
EDID Support Pass-through
HDCP Support Pass-through
Resolution (Max) 4K 4096×2160 @ 60Hz
1920×1200 @ 60Hz
Audio Digital Embedded
Max Input Cable Length Up to 100m
Power 12/24V POH
Dimensions 100 x 100 x 24 (mm)

Receivers

4K-RX725 (70m)

Features: HDBaseT > HDMI

Connector Interface RJ45
Protocol HDBaseT Lite (70m)
EDID Support Pass-through
HDCP Support Pass-through
Resolution (Max) 4K 4096×2160 @ 60Hz
1920×1200 @ 60Hz
Audio Digital Embedded
Max Input Cable Length Up to 70m
Power 12/24V POH
Dimensions 115 x 65 x 16 (mm)

4K-RX866 (100m)

Features: HDBaseT > HDMI

Connector Interface RJ45
Protocol Full HDBaseT (100m)
EDID Support Pass-through
HDCP Support Pass-through
Resolution (Max) 4K 4096×2160 @ 60Hz
1920×1200 @ 60Hz
Audio Digital Embedded
Max Input Cable Length Up to 100m
Power 12/24V POH
Dimensions 100 x 100 x 24 (mm)

Input Blades

MDX-RX4-HDBT

HDBaseT Input Blade 4 x HDBT RXs

The MDX-RX4-HDBT is a 4 port HDBaseT input blade for the DMM2 series.

Each of the 4 inputs are fully independent and can be connected to a remote smart-e HDBaseT transmitter using a single Cat5/6 cable up to 100m. We recommend using Cat 6a or Cat 6 STP.

Inputs (Receivers) 4 x Cat 5/6 STP HDBaseT
Connector Interface 4 x RJ45
Protocol Full HDBaseT
Interface Bandwidth 6.75Gbps – 165MHz
EDID Support Pass-through
HDCP Support Pass-through
IR/RS232 Support Pass-through
Resolution (Max) 1920×1200 @ 60Hz
Audio Digital Embedded
Max Input Cable Length Up to 100m
Form Factor DMM2 blade
Weight Approx 1kg
Power Powered by DMM chassis
Power draw <40W (max)
Environment 0-50°C / 10-90%
non-condensing
Compliance CE, RoHS

MDX-IP4-HDMI

HDMI Input Blade (4 x HDMI Inputs)

The MDX-IP4-HDMI is an 4 port HDMI and stereo audio input blade for the DMM2 series.

Each of the 4 inputs are fully independent with active-input technology supporting extended input cable lengths of up to 15 meters @ 1920×1200 60Hz.

Outputs 4 x HDMI & AA
3D HDMI 1.4 3D
Protocol HDMI 1.4, HDMI 1.3a, DVI 1.0, HDCP 1.3
Interface Bandwidth 6.75Gbps – 165MHz
EDID Support Optional default EDID and load function
HDCP Support Pass-through
Clock Jitter <0.15T bit
Rise/Fall Time <0.3T bit (20%-80%)
Max Transmission Delay 5ns (±1ns)
Signal Strength T.M.D.S +/- 0.4Vpp
Min/Max Level T.M.D.S 2.9V / 3.3 V
Impedance 50Ω
Max DC Offset Error 15mV
Max Cable Length Up to 15 metres @ 1920×1200
Resolution (Max) 1920×1200 @ 60Hz
Audio Digital Embedded/Analogue Stereo
Form Factor DMM2 blade
Weight Approx 0.5kg
Power Powered by DMM2 chassis
Power draw <12W (max)
Environment 0-50°C / 10-90%
non-condensing
Compliance CE, RoHS

MDX-IP4-DVI

DVI-D Input Blade (4 x DVI-D Inputs)

The MDX-IP4-DVI is an 4 port DVI and stereo audio input blade for the DMM2 series.

Each of the 4 inputs are fully independent with active-input technology supporting extended input cable lengths of up to 15 meters @ 1920×1200 60Hz.

Outputs 4 x DVI-D
Gain 0dB
Protocol DVI 1.0, HDMI 1.3a, HDCP 1.3
Interface Bandwidth 6.75Gbps – 165MHz
EDID Support Optional default EDID and load function
HDCP Support Pass-through
Clock Jitter <0.15T bit
Rise/Fall Time <0.3T bit (20%-80%)
Max Transmission Delay 5ns (±1ns)
Signal Strength T.M.D.S +/- 0.4Vpp
Min/Max Level T.M.D.S 2.9V / 3.3 V
Impedance 50Ω
Max DC Offset Error 15mV
Max Cable Length Up to 15 metres @ 1920×1200
Resolution (Max) 1920×1200 @ 60Hz
Audio Analogue Stereo
Form Factor DMM2 blade
Weight Approx 0.5kg
Power Powered by DMM chassis
Power draw <12W (max)
Environment 0-50°C / 10-90%
non-condensing
Compliance CE, RoHS

MDX-IP4-VGA

Multi-Format Analogue Input Blade

The DX-IP4-VGA is a 4 port multi-format analogue and stereo audio input blade for the DMM series.

Each of the 4 inputs are fully independent and can take a variety of input formats @ 1920×1200 60Hz. Including RGBHV, CV and YPrPb.

Inputs 4 x Multi-format Analogue Video
Connector Interface 4 x HD15 socket
Signal Type RGBHV/YPrPb/CV
Bandwidth 380 MHz
Differential Phase +/-0.1°,3.58-4.43 MHz
Differential Gain +/- 0.1%, 3.58-4.43 MHz
Impedance 75Ω
Gain 0dB
Audio Analogue Stereo
Max Input Cable Length Up to 15m
Form Factor DMM2 blade
Weight Approx 1kg
Power Powered by DMM chassis
Power draw <40W (max)
Environment 0-50°C / 10-90%
non-condensing
Compliance CE, RoHS

MDX-IP4-3GSDI

3G-SDI Input Blade (4 x 3G/HD-SDI Inputs)

The MDX-IP4-3GSDI is a 4 port 3G-SDI, HD-SDI and/or SDI input blade for the DMM2 series.

Each of the 4 inputs are fully independent and can take a variety of input formats @ 1920×1200 60Hz. Including 3G-SDI, HD-SDI and also SDI.

Inputs 4 x looping input SDI (BNC)
Format SDI, HD-SDI and 3G-SDI
Protocol SMPTE 425M, 424M, 292M, 259M-C and DVB-ASI
Interface Bandwidth 3G-SDI 2.970Gbps & 1.001
HD-SDI 1.485Gbps & 1.001
SDI 270Mbps
EDID Support Optional default EDID and load function
Rise/Fall Time 400 / 700 ps
Range 0.8V p-p +/-10%
DC Offset 0V +/-0.5
Resolution (Max) 1920×1200 @ 60Hz
Overshoot / Mobile <10% / <540ps +/-10%
Form Factor DMM2 blade
Weight Approx 0.5kg
Power Powered by DMM chassis
Power draw <40W (max)
Environment 0-50°C / 10-90%
non-condensing
Compliance CE, RoHS

MDX-IP4-MFB

Optical Fibre Input Blade (4 x MFB Inputs)

The MDX-IP4-MFB is a 4 port Multi-mode optical fibre input blade for the DMM2 series.

Each of the 4 inputs are fully independent with active-input technology supporting extended input fibre lengths of up to 300 meters @ 1920×1200 60Hz.

Inputs 4 x SC Optical fibre interface
Format Multimode
Wavelength 850nm
Interface Bandwidth Forward: 6.25 Gbps / Reverse: 3.125 Gbps
EDID Support Optional default EDID and load function
Rise/Fall Time <0.3 Tbit (20%-80%)
Clock Jitter  <0.15 Tbit
Resolution (Max) 1920×1200 @ 60Hz
Fibre Type OM3 Multimode
Max Fibre Length 300m
Form Factor DMM2 blade
Weight Approx 0.5kg
Power Powered by DMM chassis
Power draw <40W (max)
Environment 0-50°C / 10-90%
non-condensing
Compliance CE, RoHS

Output Blades

MDX-TX4-HDBT

HDBaseT Output Blade (4 x HDBT TXs)

The MDX-TX4-HDBT is a 4 port HDBaseT output blade for the DMM2 series.

Each of the 4 outputs are fully independent and can be connected to a remote smart-e HDBaseT receiver using a single Cat5/6 cable up to 100m. We recommend using Cat 6a or Cat 6 STP.

Outputs (Receivers) 4 x Cat 5/6 STP HDBaseT
Connector Interface 4 x RJ45
Protocol Full HDBaseT
Interface Bandwidth 6.75Gbps – 165MHz
EDID Support Pass-through
HDCP Support Pass-through
IR/RS232 Support Pass-through
Resolution (Max) 1920×1200 @ 60Hz
Audio Digital Embedded
Max Input Cable Length Up to 100m
Form Factor DMM2 blade
Weight Approx 1kg
Power Powered by DMM chassis
Power draw <40W (max)
Environment 0-50°C / 10-90%
non-condensing
Compliance CE, RoHS

MDX-OP4-HDMI

HDMI Output Blade (4 x HDMI Outputs)

The MDX-OP4-HDMI is a 4 port HDMI and stereo audio output blade for the DMM2 series.

Each of the 4 outputs are fully independent with active-output technology supporting extended output cable lengths of up to 15 meters @ 1920×1200 60Hz.

Outputs 4 x HDMI & AA
3D HDMI 1.4 3D
Protocol HDMI 1.4, HDMI 1.3a, DVI 1.0, HDCP 1.3
Interface Bandwidth 6.75Gbps – 165MHz
EDID Support Optional default EDID and load function
HDCP Support Pass-through
Clock Jitter <0.15T bit
Rise/Fall Time <0.3T bit (20%-80%)
Max Transmission Delay 5ns (±1ns)
Signal Strength T.M.D.S +/- 0.4Vpp
Min/Max Level T.M.D.S 2.9V / 3.3 V
Impedance 50Ω
Max DC Offset Error 15mV
Max Cable Length Up to 15 metres @ 1920×1200
Resolution (Max) 1920×1200 @ 60Hz
Audio Digital Embedded/Analogue Stereo
Form Factor DMM2 blade
Weight Approx 0.5kg
Power Powered by DMM2 chassis
Power draw <12W (max)
Environment 0-50°C / 10-90%
non-condensing
Compliance CE, RoHS

MDX-OP4-DVI

DVI-D Output Blade (4 x DVI-D Outputs)

The MDX-OP4-DVI is a 4 port DVI and stereo audio output blade for the DMM2 series.

Each of the 4 outputs are fully independent with active-output technology supporting extended output cable lengths of up to 15 meters @ 1920×1200 60Hz.

Outputs 4 x DVI-D
Gain 0dB
Protocol DVI 1.0, HDMI 1.3a, HDCP 1.3
Interface Bandwidth 6.75Gbps – 165MHz
EDID Support Optional default EDID and load function
HDCP Support Pass-through
Clock Jitter <0.15T bit
Rise/Fall Time <0.3T bit (20%-80%)
Max Transmission Delay 5ns (±1ns)
Signal Strength T.M.D.S +/- 0.4Vpp
Min/Max Level T.M.D.S 2.9V / 3.3 V
Impedance 50Ω
Max DC Offset Error 15mV
Max Cable Length Up to 15 metres @ 1920×1200
Resolution (Max) 1920×1200 @ 60Hz
Audio Analogue Stereo
Form Factor DMM2 blade
Weight Approx 0.5kg
Power Powered by DMM chassis
Power draw <12W (max)
Environment 0-50°C / 10-90%
non-condensing
Compliance CE, RoHS

MDX-OP4-VGA

Multi-Format Analogue Output Blade

The MDX-OP4-VGA is a 4 port multi-format analogue and stereo audio output blade for the DMM2 series.

Each of the 4 outputs are fully independent and can take a variety of input formats @ 1920×1200 60Hz. Including RGBHV, CV and YPrPb.

Inputs 4 x Multi-format Analogue Video
Connector Interface 4 x HD15 socket
Signal Type RGBHV/YPrPb/CV
Bandwidth 380 MHz
Differential Phase +/-0.1°,3.58-4.43 MHz
Differential Gain +/- 0.1%, 3.58-4.43 MHz
Impedance 75Ω
Gain 0dB
Audio Analogue Stereo
Max Input Cable Length Up to 15m
Form Factor DMM2 blade
Weight Approx 1kg
Power Powered by DMM chassis
Power draw <40W (max)
Environment 0-50°C / 10-90%
non-condensing
Compliance CE, RoHS

MDX-OP4-3GSDI

3G-SDI Output Blade (4 x 3G/HD-SDI Outputs)

The MDX-OP4-3GSDI is a 4 port 3G-SDI, HD-SDI and/or SDI output blade for the DMM2 series.

Each of the 4 outputs are fully independent and can take a variety of output formats @ 1920×1200 60Hz. Including 3G-SDI, HD-SDI and also SDI.

Outputs 4 x looping SDI (BNC)
Format SDI, HD-SDI and 3G-SDI
Protocol SMPTE 425M, 424M, 292M, 259M-C and DVB-ASI
Interface Bandwidth 3G-SDI 2.970Gbps & 1.001
HD-SDI 1.485Gbps & 1.001
SDI 270Mbps
EDID Support Optional default EDID and load function
Rise/Fall Time 400 / 700 ps
Range 0.8V p-p +/-10%
DC Offset 0V +/-0.5
Resolution (Max) 1920×1200 @ 60Hz
Overshoot / Mobile <10% / <540ps +/-10%
Form Factor DMM2 blade
Weight Approx 0.5kg
Power Powered by DMM chassis
Power draw <40W (max)
Environment 0-50°C / 10-90%
non-condensing
Compliance CE, RoHS

MDX-TX4-MFB

Optical Fibre Output Blade (4 x MFB Outputs)

The MDX-TX4-MFB is a 4 port Multi-mode optical fibre output blade for the DMM2 series.

Each of the 4 outputs are fully independent with active-output technology supporting extended output fibre lengths of up to 300 meters @ 1920×1200 60Hz.

Inputs 4 x SC Optical fibre interface
Format Multimode
Wavelength 850nm
Interface Bandwidth Forward: 6.25 Gbps / Reverse: 3.125 Gbps
EDID Support Optional default EDID and load function
Rise/Fall Time <0.3 Tbit (20%-80%)
Clock Jitter  <0.15 Tbit
Resolution (Max) 1920×1200 @ 60Hz
Fibre Type OM3 Multimode
Max Fibre Length 300m
Form Factor DMM2 blade
Weight Approx 0.5kg
Power Powered by DMM chassis
Power draw <40W (max)
Environment 0-50°C / 10-90%
non-condensing
Compliance CE, RoHS

Video Wall Function

VMX-TX4-HDBT

HDBaseT Output Blade (4 x HDBT TXs)

The VMX-TX4-HDBT is a 4 port HDBaseT output blade for the DMM2 series.

Each of the 4 outputs are fully independant and can be connected to a remote smart-e HDBaseT receiver using a single Cat5/6 cable up to 100m. We recommend using Cat 6a or Cat 6 STP.

VMX blades allow for video wall functionality through our control software.

Outputs (Receivers) 4 x Cat 5/6 STP HDBaseT
Connector Interface 4 x RJ45
Protocol Full HDBaseT
Interface Bandwidth 6.75Gbps – 165MHz
EDID Support Pass-through
HDCP Support Pass-through
IR/RS232 Support Pass-through
Resolution (Max) 1920×1200 @ 60Hz
Audio Digital Embedded
Max Input Cable Length Up to 100m
Form Factor DMM2 blade
Weight Approx 1kg
Power Powered by DMM chassis
Power draw <40W (max)
Environment 0-50°C / 10-90%
non-condensing
Compliance CE, RoHS

VMX-OP4-DVI

DVI-D Output Blade (4 x DVI-D Outputs)

The MDX-OP4-DVI is a 4 port DVI  and stereo audio output blade for the DMM2 series.

Each of the 4 outputs are fully independant with active-output technology supporting extended output cable lengths of up to 15 meters @ 1920×1200 60Hz.

VMX blades allow for video wall functionality through our control software.

Outputs 4 x DVI-D
Gain 0dB
Protocol DVI 1.0, HDMI 1.3a, HDCP 1.3
Interface Bandwidth 6.75Gbps – 165MHz
EDID Support Optional default EDID and load function
HDCP Support Pass-through
Clock Jitter <0.15T bit
Rise/Fall Time <0.3T bit (20%-80%)
Max Transmission Delay 5ns (±1ns)
Signal Strength T.M.D.S +/- 0.4Vpp
Min/Max Level T.M.D.S 2.9V / 3.3 V
Impedance 50Ω
Max DC Offset Error 15mV
Max Cable Length Up to 15 metres @ 1920×1200
Resolution (Max) 1920×1200 @ 60Hz
Audio Digital Embedded
Form Factor DMM2 blade
Weight Approx 0.5kg
Power Powered by DMM chassis
Power draw <12W (max)
Environment 0-50°C / 10-90%
non-condensing
Compliance CE, RoHS

VMX-TX4-FB

Optical Fibre Output Blade (4 x MFB Outputs)

The VMX-TX4-MFB is a 4 port Multi-mode optical fibre output blade for the DMM2 series.

Each of the 4 outputs are fully independent with active-output technology supporting extended output fibre lengths of up to 300 meters @ 1920×1200 60Hz.

VMX blades allow for video wall functionality through our control software.

Inputs 4 x SC Optical fibre interface
Format Multimode
Wavelength 850nm
Interface Bandwidth Forward: 6.25 Gbps / Reverse: 3.125 Gbps
EDID Support Optional default EDID and load function
Rise/Fall Time <0.3 Tbit (20%-80%)
Clock Jitter  <0.15 Tbit
Resolution (Max) 1920×1200 @ 60Hz
Fibre Type OM3 Multimode
Max Fibre Length 300m
Form Factor DMM2 blade
Weight Approx 0.5kg
Power Powered by DMM chassis
Power draw <40W (max)
Environment 0-50°C / 10-90%
non-condensing
Compliance CE, RoHS