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Hall Research Launches HSM 44 BX HDMI Matrix Switch

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The What: Hall Research has released the HSM 44 BX, a 4K 4X4 HDMI Matrix Switch with simultaneous HDMI and HDBaseT outputs, which it will showcase at InfoComm 2018 booth N1145.

Hall Research's HSM 44 BX HDMI matrix switch

Hall Research's HSM 44 BX HDMI matrix switch

The What Else: The 4K matrix is a 4x4 cross-point switch in a compact 1-RU enclosure. Each output has an integrated video splitter so that simultaneous HDMI and HDBaseT are provided. The HDBaseT outputs extend HDMI, IR, RS-232, Ethernet, and Power over a single CAT6 cable to 100m (328 ft) and are compatible with all compliant HDBaseT receivers such as Hall Research's HBX-R which is a cost effective Receiver that provides HDMI, IR, RS-232 and IP (Ethernet) extension and sources its power from the matrix for maximum convenience.

The HSM-44-BX supports HDMI resolutions up to 4K @ 30 Hz 4:4:4 and 4K @ 60 Hz 4:2:0. It also supports HDCP 2.2 and 1.4, 3D, deep-color, PCM, Dolby, DTS, and HD audio standards. The matrix intelligently calculates EDID for each input based on the EDID of the connected sinks.

The Bottom Line: The HSM-44-BX matrix is ideal for conference rooms, multimedia presentations, digital signage, houses of worship, and many other environments.

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