PCI HDMI MATRIX SWITCH 44UHD

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The  PCI MX 44UHD is the world first HDMI Matrix Switch for HTPC and streaming computer, it allows you to route 4 HD sources to 4 HD displays. The 4×4 HDMI matrix allows 32 viewing combination of 4 HD sources on 4 HDTVs.
The 4×4 HDMI Matrix switch utilizes the latest switching technology to provide Instant Switching.

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The  PCI MX 44UHD is the world first HDMI Matrix Switch for HTPC and streaming computer, it allows you to route 4 HD sources to 4 HD displays. The 4×4 HDMI matrix allows 32 viewing combination of 4 HD sources on 4 HDTVs.
The 4×4 HDMI Matrix switch utilizes the latest switching technology to provide Instant Switching. Unlike most of the switching devices on the market, the  PCI MX device can instant switch without any flash on others screens (This feature might be alterable by the capability of the connected display to handle pixel clock changes ).

The PCI-MX 44UHD supports SD, HD, Full HD and UHD (up to 4K30) . The unit is powered by one PCI-X slot available on any cpu motherboard.
In addition, the PCI-MX incorporates sophisticated EDID management through a windows EDID application and an USB service port for matrix control.
REMIX/CUSTOM and FIXED EDID mode are available

With this matrix switcher you don’t need to move equipment from room-to-room, nor do you have to buy duplicate equipment for the other rooms in your home.
This matrix provides 4 HDMI inputs, which allows you to connect the PS4, X1, cable box, blu-ray player, and/or the hdmi output of your Android/Apple smartphone.

The matrix supports 4K30 UHD, 3D video, 36-bit Deep Color, x.v.Color™, and high-definition multichannel audio, including Dolby TrueHD™ and DTS-HD Master Audio™.

PCI Matrix 44UHD Key Features

  • SD/HD/Full HD & UHD support.
  • 4 HDMI inputs, 4 HDMI outputs.
  • Instant Fast Switching without blinking (alterable by the connected display’s capability)
  • 32 viewing combinations.
  • EDID Management, USB service port for customization needs.
  • REMIX/CUSTOM and FIXED EDID mode are available.
  • As always furious features can be unlocked via USB.

 

Specifications:

  • 4-IN 4-OUT HDMI Repeater with Equalizer
  • Supports 4 HDMI input ports (Port 0/1/2/3) with on-chip EDID RAM for each port.
  • Support HDMI/MHL dual mode in RX0 port.
  • On-chip 4 HDCP RX ciphers which support Instant Port Switching (IPS).
  • Supports 4 HDMI output ports with on-chip HDCP TX cipher for each port.
  • Support 32 combinations of matrix switching.
  • Support wide Frequency Range: 25MHz - 340MHz TMDS clock
  • Supports 12-bit Deep Full HD, Full 3D and 4K2K video.
  • Supports Standard Audio, DSD Audio and HD (HBR) Audio
  • On-chip HDCP RX/TX Engines support Repeater and are compliant with HDCP 1.4 specification
  • HDMI-CEC passthrough
  • Supports Standard Audio, DSD Audio and HD (HBR) Audio
  • Source Signal Detection in Low Power mode
  • On-chip Power Regulator which provides regulated 3.0V and 1.6V power
  • Low stand-by current at power down mode
  • Gold plated to ensure smooth, corrosion-free connections


Getting Started

1. Turn off and open computer chassis. Install PCI-MX and connect the USB internal cable.

2. Turn on computer and make sure you have the silabs driver installed (see download section).

3. Run the Matrix command line tool to configure the unit as you wish.

 
pci matrix switch cmd line

Got questions ? We have answers !

 

How to control/configure the PCI-MX ?

Once the card is installed and once you have the Silabs drivers installed, simply run the control software from a command line prompt. You can get a command line prompt under windows by clicking START button, then enter "CMD" in the search field. To get an overview of the possible commands available, simply write the software name (you can rename it if you need)

matrix switch cmd line

Usage : PCIXMatrix

Port switch examples:
Select ports: 1x1, 1x2, 2x1, 2x2, 2x3, 2x4, 3x3, 3x4, 4x3, 4x4

PCIXMatrix.exe 2x1 (Input 2 routed to the output 1)
PCIXMatrix.exe 2x3 (Input 2 routed to the output 3)

Other commands :
Hot Plug: PCIXMatrix.exe HPDx1 (Perform Hot Plug events on input 1)
EDID Sel: PCIXMatrix.exe AutomixEDID or FixedEDID or CustomEDID
Advanced Audio: PCIXMatrix.exe ADVAUDIO_ON or ADVAUDIO_OFF
Reset HDMI: PCIXMatrix.exe RESTART_SOURCE or RESTART_SINK

How do you turn ON/OFF the furious feature ?

Try to locate a hacked firmware file for this ;)

What kind of routing option are available ?

routing option

 Case 1:
Input 1 can go to Output 1 + 2 at the same time
Input 2 can go to Output 1 + 2 at the same time
Input 2 can go to Output 3 + 4 at the same time
Input 3 can go to Output 3 + 4 at the same time
Input 4 can go to Output 3 + 4 at the same time

Case 2:
Input 1 goes to Output 1
Input 2 goes to Output 2
Input 3 goes to Output 3
Input 4 goes to Output 4

 

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PCI-MX Command Line Control Tool

PCI-MX Command Line Control Tool

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PCI-MX 44UHD EDID Utility

PCI-MX 44UHD EDID Utility (PC Windows Software)

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