8x8 HDMI HDBaseT Matrix Switcher
SB-5688CT (1.3)
8x8 HDMI HDBaseT Matrix Switcher
Input : 8x HDMI
Output : 8x HDMI, 8x HDBaseT
  • Introduction
  • Features
  • Specifications
  • The SB-5688CT is a professional 8x8 HDMI™ over HDBaseT™ Matrix Routing Switcher. Supporting (8)HDMI™ inputs, (8)HDMI™ outputs and (8)HDBaseT™ Transmitter. High definition digital signals can be selected and distributed to any (8)inputs to (16)outputs simultaneously(channel outputs mirrored). It is based on HDBaseT™ Standard and transmit HDMI™, Bidirectional IR and RS- 232 signal up to 100M over a single CATx cable. The switcher is supported HDMI™ 1.3 and HDCP 1.3 compliant, data rate up to 2.25Gbps with signal bandwidth 225MHz. Supports wide range of HD resolutions from PC XGA to WUXGA 1920x1200 and HDTV/DTV HDMI™ resolution up to 1080p. The EDID management can be selected between seven(7) different modes. Control is provided via Front panel push buttons, IR remote, RS-232 pr TCP/IP(not a web-browser). An RS-232 Windows GUI interface is provided for matrix routing control(Windows only).
  • 01. Support 8x HDMI digital source devices Matrix to 8x HDMI and 8x HDBaseT destinations
    02. Transmit HDMI, Bidirectional IR and RS-232 signals via single CATx cable
    03. HDMI digital Video w/embedded HDCP, DVI format and CEC/HDCP 1.3 compliant
    04. Link speeds of up to 2.25 Gbps (link clock rate of 340MbHz), Support HDMI 1080P, 1.4a
          3D formats
    05. Wide range of HD resolutions from PC XGA to WUXGA 1920x1200 and HDTV/DTV
          HDMI resolutions 480i/480p, 576i/576p, 720p, 1080i/p
    06. Digital Video TMDS formats Resolution up to 1080p with Deep color 36-bit
    07. Digital Audio Support : Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plug/ex, DTS, DTS-HD,
          DTS-HD Master, DTS-EX, PCM, PCM2, LPCM2
    08. Audio Input : Support Standard HDMI Multi-channel Audio (Digital audio)
    09. Audio Output : Support Standard HDMI Multi-channel Audio (Digital audio)
    10. Various User Interface controls :
          • Windows based GUI control via RS-232 port
          • Front Panel push button
          • IR wireless remote controller
          • Ethernet Switch control
          • Third party RS-232 controller (via simple ASCII)
    11. Support Seven (7) worldwide control function keys :
          Full function front panel controls :
    12. Supports seven (7) worldwide standard embedded EDID modes
    13. Automatic scanning input & output status via LCM show on front panel
    14. Support IR Remote and IR Extender with distance up to ~ 984 feet (300M) Maximum
    15. Support Universal power adaptor AC100V~240V, 50/60Hz 
  • Type of HDMI Switcher 8x inputs To 8x Outputs HDMI-HDBaseT Matrix Switch
    HDMI Support HDMI 1080P-60Hz, 36-bit Deep color, HDMI V1.4a 3D formats
    HDBaseT Support bi-directional IR, RS-232, Multi format Audio over one CATx cable
    HDCP / CEC Support HDCP 1.3 Compliant, CEC Compliant
    Video Bandwidth Double Data Rates : 225Mhz, Total 2.25Gbps bandwidth
    Video Input 8x HDMI (HDMI or DVI digital source)
    Video Output 8x HDMI (To Destination)
    Audio Output 8x HDMI : Multi Audio Formats 5.1 / 7.1, MAT(MLP), Dolby Digital,
    Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS, DTS-ES 6CH,  
    DTS-HD, DTS-HD-HRA, DTS-HD Master, (PCM-2CH)
    HDBaseT Control in 8x IR in, 1x ALL, IR, in (Send IR Signals to Room)
    HDBaseT Control out 8x IR out, 1x ALL, IR, out (Send IR Signals from Room)
    HDBaseT Control I/O 8x RS-232 I/O
    (Control 8x Rooms RS-232 via Switcher HDBaseT Extender Tx)
    Switch Controls 1x Select & Function buttons on front panel
    (Data status via LCM panel show out)
    1x IR Remote Controller (switch control)
    8x IR Room Remote Controller (switch control)
    1x IR External port (switch control via 3.5mm OD Jack)
    1x RS-232 series interface (switch control)
    1x Ethernet series interface (switch control)
    Source Status Input status LEDs indicates presence of a live signal
    (23) Function Control Keys 1.ALL, 2.OFF, 3.RECALL, 4.ENTER, 5.MEMORY,
    6.LOCK, 7.EDID, 8.Destination button (1) thru (8),
    9.Source button (1) thru (8)
    Infrared Frequency 38 Khz
    IR External Distance ~984 feet / 300 meters maximum
    HDBaseT Extend Distance ~328 feet / 100 meters maximum
    HDMI I/O Connector HDMI Type A - SMD 19pin Female Type
    Temperature Operating Temperature 32°F - 100°F (0°C - 32°C)
    Dimension (WxDxH) 19" x 9.85" x 3.46" (482mm x 250mm x 88mm)
    Rack Mount 2RU High 19 "Rack Mount #2U-440L (with rack mount)
    Power Supply AC 100~240 VAC 50/60Hz (Power Consumption:10A Maximum)
    Safety Approvals CE, FCC, REACH
    Weight 3.75 Kg / 6.25 lb