Gefen has just announced its next generation matrix switcher: the 4K Ultra HD 8x8 Matrix for HDMI w/ HDCP 2.2
(EXT-UHD-88). This matrix offers cross-point routing of eight 4K Ultra
HD sources to any combination of eight displays, along with support for
the new HDCP 2.2 content protection protocol.
Resolutions up to
4K Cinema-DCI (4096x2160 at 24 or 30 Hz 4:4:4) and 4K Ultra HD
(3860x2160 at 60 Hz, 4:2:0 or 30Hz 4:4:4) are supported. Compliance with
the latest HDCP 2.2 protocol as well as legacy HDCP 1.4 ensures
compatibility with a vast array of premium content and sources.
new matrix has been designed for use with the Gefen Syner-G™ software.
Discovery and Show Me features automatically detect all installed units
on a Local Area Network and easily configure their IP settings.
product also features an intuitive web-served interface. In addition to
basic end-user controls such as routing sources to displays, this
powerful interface possesses the ability to upload, download and save
EDID information from any connected display to the internal memory.
These EDIDs can then be made available to any of the connected sources,
virtually eliminating compatibility issues among different sources and
In addition to the web interface, other control options include front-panel buttons, IR remote, RS-232, Telnet and UDP.
an MSRP of $3999, this new matrix provides best-in-class features and
performance typically found on larger matrix systems at a competitive