Product ID: VS440HDMI
The VS440HDMI 4x4 HDMI® Audio/Video Matrix Switch/Splitter (with Audio and RS232) lets you share up to 4 distinct HDMI or DVI inputs (using HDMI to DVI adapters - not included), with audio, between 4 independent displays or projectors.
Providing convenient front push-button and RS232 PC software control, this matrix switch allows each input and the corresponding audio to be switched individually, meaning that different A/V sources can be shown on each output, or a single source can be output to several offering maximum flexibility.
The switcher features a front panel LCD display for easy status monitoring, plus an included remote control and IR extender module for simple control from a distance.
Designed to provide maximum functionality while saving space, the HDMI Video Matrix Switch can be used as a standalone solution or rack-mounted using ear-mounts (included).
Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.
|Warranty Information||Warranty||2 Years|
|Connector(s)||1 - Connector Type(s)||DB-9 (9 pin, D-Sub)|
|4 - Connector A||HDMI (19 pin)|
|4 - Connector B||HDMI (19 pin)|
|Environmental||Operating Temperature||0°C to 70°C (32°F to 158°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-20°C to 85°C (-4°F to 185°F)|
|Packaging Information||Package Height||3.5 in [90 mm]|
|Package Length||22.9 in [58.1 cm]|
|Package Width||10.4 in [26.3 cm]|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||6.9 lb [3.1 kg]|
|Performance||Maximum Cable Length||32.8 ft [10 m]|
|Supported Resolutions||1920x1200 or 1080p|
|Wide Screen Supported||Yes|
|Product Length||17.3 in [44 cm]|
|Product Width||7.3 in [18.5 cm]|
|Product Height||1.7 in [42 mm]|
|Weight of Product||5.2 lb [2.4 kg]|
|Power||Power Source||AC Adapter Included|
|Input Voltage||100 - 240 AC|
|Output Voltage||12V DC|
|Center Tip Polarity||Positive|
|Power Consumption (In Watts)||18|
|What's in the Box||1 - Included in Package||HDMI Matrix Selector Switch|
|6 ft [1.83 m] RS232 Cable|
|IR Remote Control|
|2 - Included in Package||AAA Batteries|
|Rack Mount Brackets|
|6 - Included in Package||Screws for rack mount brackets|
|1 - Included in Package||Universal Power Adapter (US/UK/EU/AU)|
|Software Installation CD|
When you troubleshoot issues with a video splitter, there are some quick tests that you can complete to rule out potential problems. You can test to make sure that the following components are working correctly and are not the source of the issue:
Video source (such as a DVD player or computer)
Video destination (such as a monitor or projector)
Note: When you are testing setup components, you should avoid using video adapters. For example, if you are converting a VGA source to HDMI for use with an HDMI switch, you should use an HDMI source when you test the components.
To test your setup components, try the following:
Use the cable, video switch, video source, and video destination in another setup to see if the problem is with the components or the setup.
Use a different cable, video switch, video source, and video destination in your setup to see if the problem persists. Ideally, you should test a component that you know works in another setup.
When you test your cables, it is recommended that you do the following:
Test each cable individually.
Use short cables when you are testing.
When you test the video source and video destination, it is recommended that you do the following:
Remove the video switch from your setup and test to make sure that the video source and video destination work together without the video switch.
Test to make sure that the video source and video destination work together at the resolution that you want to use.
Note: In order for your setup to work properly, the video source, switch, and destination all need to support the resolution that you are using.
This device outputs HDMI video signals. If you have a display or video destination that uses another type of video connection, there are ways that you can convert the video signal or connection. These options are outlined below and organized by the target connection.
When you consider whether to convert an HDMI video signal to another connection type, it is important to know if the media that is being converted from the HDMI video connection is protected by High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). If the media is protected by HDCP, you cannot convert to analog video connections because they do not support HDCP. You may experience this issue when you use devices like Blu-ray players, DVD players, and certain gaming consoles.
|VGA||HDMI to VGA: https://www.startech.com/AV/Converters/Video/?filter_AVINPUT=HDMI&filter_AVOUTPUT=VGA.|
|DisplayPort||HDMI to DisplayPort: https://www.startech.com/AV/Converters/Video/?filter_AVINPUT=HDMI&filter_AVOUTPUT=DisplayPort.|
This device has an HDMI input port. If you have a video source that uses another video connection, there are options available to convert the video signal or connection. These options will be outlined below for each video source connection.
DVI to HDMI video converters: https://www.startech.com/Cables/Audio-Video/Video-Adapter/HDMI-Cable-Adapters/.
DVI to HDMI video cables: https://www.startech.com/Cables/Audio-Video/HDMI/HDMI-to-DVI/.
DisplayPort to HDMI passive converters: https://www.startech.com/AV/Displayport-Converters/DP-HDMI/?filter_CONVERTTYPE=Passive.
DisplayPort to HDMI active converters: https://www.startech.com/AV/Displayport-Converters/DP-HDMI/?filter_CONVERTTYPE=Active.
The converter that you require depends on the type of DisplayPort video source that you are using. For more information about converting DisplayPort video signals, refer to the following FAQ: https://www.startech.com/faq/DisplayPort_Converter_DP_Multi_Mode.
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