RTI is shipping its new HDMI 2.0 matrix solutions using HDBaseT’s 18Gbps option featuring color space conversion (CSC) technology; the 4×4 VX44-18G-Kit, 8×8 VX88-18G and matching VRX70-18G receiver automatically integrate with the RTI control system.
The new switchers support 4K UHD resolutions at a 60Hz refresh rate and 4:4:4 chroma sampling and are HDCP 2.2-compliant as well as support all HDMI audio formats, including Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital Plus, and DTS-HD Master Audio.
The VX44-18G-Kit and VX88-18G matrix feature four and eight HDMI inputs, respectively, that can be independently routed to four and eight HDBaseT outputs. In addition, each unit offers a simultaneous HDBaseT/HDMI output. The devices provide video down-conversion for lower-resolution displays, while a web browser interface module offers simple configuration.
The matrix can be paired with the VXR70-18G receiver — the VX44-18G-Kit comes bundled with four — which features HDMI reclocking to resolve HDMI HDCP, compatibility, and handshaking issues, and supports IR pass-through to compatible HDBaseT devices; the receiver is powered by the matrices via power over cable (PoC), eliminating the need for additional power supplies.