clare CM-MT4410-BT-70 User guide

HDBaseT 4x4 Matrix Switcher
Model CM-MT4410-BT-70
2014-12-352 • Rev 03
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Content
Important information...iii
Limitation of liability...iii
Introduction...1
Features...1
Package contents...2
Product appearance...4
Front panel...4
Rear panel...5
Connection with RS232 communication port...6
Twisted pair cable connection...7
System connection...8
Usage precautions...8
System diagram...9
Connection procedure...10
System applications...10
Application solution...11
System operations...11
I/O control...11
Learn EDID data...12
EDID setting...12
Status check...13
Clear operation...13
IR control...14
IR remote...14
IR operations...15
RS232 control...19
TCP/IP control...25
HDBaseT 4x4 Matrix Switcher User Guide
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Specifications...30
Troubleshooting and maintenance...32
Safety operation guide...34
After-sales service...35
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Important information
Limitation of liability
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event will Clare
Controls, Inc. be liable for any lost profits or business opportunities, loss of use,
business interruption, loss of data, or any other indirect, special, incidental, or
consequential damages under any theory of liability, whether based in contract,
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allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages
the preceding limitation may not apply to you. In any event the total liability of
Clare Controls, Inc. shall not exceed the purchase price of the product. The
foregoing limitation will apply to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law,
regardless of whether Clare Controls, Inc. has been advised of the possibility of
such damages and regardless of whether any remedy fails of its essential
purpose.
Installation in accordance with this manual, applicable codes, and the instructions
of the authority having jurisdiction is mandatory.
While every precaution has been taken during the preparation of this manual to
ensure the accuracy of its contents, Clare Controls, Inc. assumes no responsibility
for errors or omissions.
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Introduction
The CM-MT4410-BT-70 is an HDBaseT matrix switch with four HDMI inputs, four
HDBaseT outputs (with two mirrored local HDMI outputs), four de-embedded stereo
audio outputs, and four de-embedded digital audio outputs. It enables cross-point
switching from any input to any output, and supports high-resolution 1080 P, 3D, and
4K*2K. The HDBaseT output works in conjunction with the CM-BT10-RX70 receiver, to
transmit HDMI, IR, RS232, and PoC (Power over Cable) over a Cat5e/Cat6 cable up to
230 ft. (70 m).
Features

HDTV compatible with high definition transmission resolution up to 1920 x 1200 at
60 Hz, 1080 P at 24 Hz/60 Hz, and supports 3D.

HDCP compliant and DVI compatible, supporting DVI1.0.

Auto and manual control of EDID and HDCP management

HDBaseT outputs allow transmission of HDMI, RS232 and IR up to 230 ft. (70 m)
via Cat5e/Cat6 cable, allowing source equipment to be centrally located and
shared between multiple display devices.

PoC provides power for all the HDBaseT receivers connected to the HDBaseT
outputs, which eliminates the need for additional power supplies at the receiver
location.

Matrix switch is controllable via TCP/IP, RS232, IR (remote included), or the front
panel.

Individual IR inputs allow infrared commands to be sent to remote equipment via
HDBaseT receivers; additionally, 'IR All In' allows a single IR input to be shared to
all connected HDBaseT receivers, reducing the number of IR outputs required by
a control system.

IR received at the remote located HDBaseT receivers can be routed to the
centrally located source equipment via the 'IR Out' ports.

Supports PCM, Dolby, and DTS5.1 surround

LCD indicator shows connection status, switching status, HDCP status, and
output resolution.
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Package contents
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1 x CM-MT4410-BT-70 HDBaseT 4x4 matrix switch
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2 x removable brackets for rack mounting of the switch

10 x screws
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1 x power adapter (48 VDC)
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1 x power cord

1 x IR remote

4 x 3.5 mm male mono to 3.5 mm male stereo IR adapter cable for use with a
central control system
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1 x RS232 (male/female) cable for connection to a control system
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8 x captive screw connectors

4 x plastic feet for shelf mounting
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1 x user manual
Notes: Please verify that the product and all the accessories are included. If not,
contact your dealer.
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Product appearance
Front panel
Figure 1: Front panel of HDBaseT 4x4 Matrix Switcher
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(1)
Firmware
Micro USB port for updating firmware.
(2)
Power indicator
Power 'on' indicator light.
(3)
IR receiver
IR receive window.
(4)
LCD indicator
Shows real-time system status.
(5)
INPUTS/Menu
buttons
Normal mode: Input buttons range from 1 to 4.
Inquire mode: Press and hold “SELECT” for 3 seconds to enter
this mode. Press ◄► to change menus and ▲▼ to change
selection.
(6)
Outputs
Output buttons, ranging from 1 to 4.
(7)
Function buttons
SELECT button: Used to transfer HDMI and IR signal from an
input to an output.
Example To transfer both HDMI and IR signals from input channel
1 to output channel 3, press the buttons in this order:
“1”, “Select”, “3”.
GLOBAL button: Used to select all input to all outputs.
Example To transfer both HDMI and IR signals from all input
channels to all output channels, press the buttons in this order:
“1”, “GLOBAL”
EDID management button: Manually capture and copy the
EDID data from the output device to the input port.
Example To capture and copy the EDID data from output
channel 4 to input channel 2, press the buttons in this order:
“EDID”, “2”, “4”
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Using the front control panel, press the buttons to directly control the switcher. Follow
the format below.
Input Channel (1-4) + SELECT + Output Channel (1-4)
This will route the HDMI signal and IR from the selected input to the selected output.
Rear panel
Figure 2: Rear panel of HDBaseT 4x4 Matrix Switcher
(1)
IR ALL IN
Global IR control: An IR input signal in this port will pass through to
all connected HDBaseT receivers simultaneously.
Note: This applies to all IR inputs on this switch.
When using a control system, such as Clare Controls, Crestron, or
URC, the 3.5 mm female mono to 3.5 mm male stereo adapter
cable (included) must be used. The female mono end connects to
the control system. The male stereo end connects to the
CM-MT4410-BT-70.
(2)
HDMI INPUTS
Type A female HDMI connectors.
(3)
IR OUT
An IR signal transmitted via HDBaseT from any of the connected
receivers can be use on any of these outputs for an IR emitter to
control source equipment. These IR OUTs make up an IR matrix
with the IR INs on the HDBaseT receivers. They can be switched in
conjunction with the AV signal, or can be switched separately.
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(4)
OUTPUTS
IR IN: An IR signal input is transmitted via HDBaseT to the
corresponding receiver and is available for an IR emitter connected
to the receiver's IR OUT port.
HDMI: Mirrored HDMI output for local use.
COAX: HDMI de-embedded digital audio output.
HDBaseT: Connects to the HDBT IN on the CM-BT10-RX70
receiver. Supports transmission of HDMI, bi-directional IR and
RS232 and PoC (power-over-cable) up to 230 ft. (70 m).
RS232: RS232 port for communication with the RS232 port on
corresponding HDBaseT receiver.
AUDIO: HDMI de-embedded stereo audio output.
(5)
RS232
The serial port for unit control, 9-pin female connector.
(6)
Power indicator
Indicator light is on when the switch is powered.
(7)
48 VDC
Connection for external 48 VDC power supply.
(8)
GROUND
Bonding point to ensure equipment is properly grounded.
(9)
TCP/IP
TCP/IP port for control of the switch via IP.
(10) IR EYE
Allows direct connection for IR control, thus eliminating the need for
a front mounted emitter.
Connection with RS232 communication port
The CM-MT4410-BT-70 HDBaseT matrix switch can be controlled by the front panel,
IR, or RS232. RS232 control is via the rear RS232 communication port. It is a
female 9-pin D connector. The pin definitions are listed in the table below.
Table 1: RS232 connection definitions
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No.
Pin
Function
1
N/u
Unused
2
Tx
Transmit
3
Rx
Receive
4
N/u
Unused
5
Gnd
Ground
6
N/u
Unused
7
N/u
Unused
8
N/u
Unused
9
N/u
Unused
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Twisted pair cable connection
The cables for HDBaseT ports must be straight-thru using the T568B standard, as
shown below.
Table 2: T568B cable standards
TIA/EIA T568B
Pin
Cable color
1
orange white
2
orange
3
green white
4
blue
5
blue white
6
green
7
brown white
8
brown
1st Ground
4-5
2nd Ground
1-2
3rd Group
3-6
4th Group
7-8
Note: RJ45 EZ connectors should not be used at any time.
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System connection
Usage precautions

The system should be installed in a clean environment with the proper
temperature and humidity controls.

All of the power switches, plugs, sockets, and power cords should be insulated for
safety.

All devices should be connected before powering on.

The Cat5e/Cat6 terminations for HDBaseT devices should be a straight-thru
TIA/EIA T568B standard.
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System diagram
Figure 3: System diagram
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Connection procedure
1.
Connect HDMI from the sources (such as Blu-ray DVD) to the HDMI input ports
on the HDBaseT 4x4 matrix switcher using HDMI cables.
2.
Connect local HDMI outputs (1 and 2) to local devices, as required.
3.
Connect digital or analog audio outputs to local devices, as required.
4.
Connect the HDBaseT port of each output to the HDBT IN port of the
corresponding receiver with a single CAT5e/CAT6 cable using TIA/EIA T568B
terminations at each end.
5.
For RS232 control of the switch, connect the RS232 from a control system to the
RS232 port (only pins 2, 3 and 5 are used).
6.
Connect RS232 from a control system to each RS232 port to use bi-direction
RS232 via HDBaseT to the receivers, as required.
7.
The CM-MT4410-BT-70 can be controlled by the front panel buttons, IR remote
(included), a control system using IR signal via the IR EYE port, RS232, or
TCP/IP.
8.
IR outputs are available for use with an IR emitter to allow control of centralized
source equipment from an IR receiver connected to the IR IN on any of the
HDBaseT receiver units.
9.
Connect the 48 VDC power adapter to the HDBaseT 4x4 matrix switcher.
System applications
The CM-MT4410-BT-70 matrix switch is useful in any scenario when an HDMI signal
(along with control signals) must be transmitted reliably across greater distances than
is practical using traditional HDMI cables. It can be used in both residential and
commercial applications when centrally locating the source equipment and displaying
HD video in remote locations. The matrix switch allows the sharing of source content
across multiple displays.
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Application solution
Figure 4: Solution diagram
System operations
The button operation examples are shown in “Error! Reference source not found. Here
e make a brief introduction to the system inquire operations.
I/O control
Convert an input to an output.
Example: Input 1 to output 2.
Operation: Press 1 + 2 + SELECT
Note: In default status, eight IR OUTs are corresponding with eight HDM INPUTS.
When you convert an HDMI input to an output, IR OUT switches synchronously.
Convert an input to many outputs.
Example: Convert input channel 2 to output 2, 4, and 7.
Operation: Press 2 + 2 + 4 + 7 + SELECT
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Convert an input to all.
Example: Convert Input 1 to all outputs.
Operation: Press 1 + GLOBAL + SELECT
Note: Each button flashes three times, and then extinguishes. Should the operation
fail, the light extinguishes immediately.
Learn EDID data
Learn EDID data from one input port to one output port.
Example: Enable input 2 to learn EDID data from output 4.
Operation: Press EDID + 2 + 4 + SELECT
All input ports learn EDID data from one output port.
Example: Enable all input ports to learn EDID data from output 4.
Operation: Press EDID + GLOBAL + 4 + SELECT
Note: Each button flashes two times when the data is successfully copied, and then
extinguishes. Should the operation fail, each button flashes quickly for 3 seconds.
EDID setting
Select one type of EDID data from following four types of built-in EDID data:

INPUT 1: 1080P 2D PCM2.0

INPUT 2: 1080P 3D 5.1
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INPUT 3: 1080P 2D PCM2.0
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INPUT 4: 1080P 2D 5.1
To set the EDID data of one input port, press EDID and hold for 3 seconds to enter in
EDID setting statues, and then press INPUTS + OUTPUTS + SELECT.
Example: Set the EDID data of INPUT 4 to the forth type of EDID data.
Operation: Press EDID + 4 + 4 + SELECT
To set the EDID data of all input ports, press EDID and hold for 3 seconds to enter in
EDID setting statues, and then press GLOBAL + OUTPUTS + SELECT.
Example: Set the EDID data of all input ports to the second type of EDID data.
Operation: Press EDID + GLOBAL + 2 + SELECT
Note: Each button will flash for two times when the data copies successfully, and then
extinguishes. Should the operation fail, each button quickly flashes for 3 seconds.
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Status check
To access the System Inquire menu, press SELECT for 3 seconds. Use the left and
right direction buttons to navigate checking previous and next item.
Table 3: Examples of front panel operations
Function items
Example
Description
Check the connection
status of inputs
In
Check the connection
status of outputs
Out
Correspondence between
inputs and outputs
Out
1 2 3 4
Input
1 2 3 4
Check if the input is with
HDCP
In
1 2 3 4
Check if the output is with
HDCP
Out
1 2 3 4
Connect
Y Y Y
1 2 3 4
Connect
Y Y N
HDCP
Y Y Y
1 2 3 4
HDCP
Check the output
resolution
Y Y Y
Y means the corresponding port is
connected with input device. N means it
is not.
Y means the corresponding port is
connected with output device. N means it
is not.
Shows the correspondence between the
eight inputs and eight outputs.
Y means the input signal is with HDCP. N
means it is not.
Y means the output signal is with HDCP,
N means it is not.
Use ▲▼ to check all eight output
resolutions.
Output check
Press any output button to check the corresponding input.
Example: Check which one is the corresponding input to output 2.
Operation: Press output 2 button. The LCD screen display “01B02 01R02”, and the
indicators for input 1 and output 2 turn on for 3 seconds. Output 2 corresponds with
input 1.
Clear operation
When you switch output channels, study EDID data, or set EDID data, press CLEAR to
clear the operation before you press SELECT to enable it. When pressed, the switcher
returns to the previous status.
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IR control
Using IR and HDBaseT transmission technology, the switcher has the following
functions.

Control far-end output device from local

Control local input and output device remotely

Control the switcher locally or remotely
Note: Non-flashing emitters are not supported.
You can control the switcher using its built-in IR receiver, or through the IR EYE port by
connecting it to an extended IR receiver. Or, you can control it remotely using an IR
device though the twisted pair.
IR remote
Figure 5: IR remote
(1) Standby
Press to enter or exit Standby mode
(2) Input buttons
1 to 4, IR signal switched to the corresponding HDMI signal.
(3) Menu buttons
ALL (GLOBAL), EDID and CLEAR buttons have the same function as
those on the front panel.
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(4) Direction buttons
Up, Down, Left, Right, Enter to confirm.
(5) Output buttons
1 to 4, IR signal switched to the corresponding output signal.
IR operations
IR matrix switching
The four “IR OUT” ports make up an 8x8 IR switcher with the four “IR IN” ports of the
far-end receivers, as shown below.
Figure 6: Control local devices or the switcher remotely
1
IR transmitter
2
3
4
Blu-ray
IR receiver 1
IR receiver 2
1
IR receiver 3
1
IR receiver 4
1
The IR signal is received from a corresponding remote controller. It is transferred to
HDBaseT receiver, then to the corresponding zone of the switcher through the twisted
pair, and finally transferred to the IR OUT port and received by the controlled device.
Switching operation
Sending command: [x1]R[x2].
x1: Corresponds with the four IR OUT ports of the switcher. The IR transmitter
connected to this port can be placed at the IR receiving area of the output device or the
switcher itself.
x2: Corresponds with the zone number. The IR signal transmits to the HDBaseT
receiver, and then goes to the HDBaseT port of this zone via the twisted pair.
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Example: Send command “3R2.” to transfer the IR signal received from zone 2 to IR
OUT port 3.
Note: When you switch all of the four IR input signal channels to the same IR out
channel, it is not able to control the all controlled device(s) at the same time.
IR carrier enforcing
Only when the IR receiver that is connected with the HDBaseT receiver is with IR
carrier, can the received IR signal be transferred to the IR OUT port of the switcher.
Only when the IR receiver that is connected with the IR ALL IN port of the switcher is
with IR carrier, can the received IR signal be transferred to the IR OUT port of the
switcher.
When the IR receiver is connected with the HDBaseT receiver, or the IR ALL IN port of
the switcher is not with IR carrier, send the command “%0901.” You are then able to
transfer the IR signal to the IR OUT port.
Control far-end output device from local
When needed to control a remote displayer from local, the IR receiver used must be
with IR carrier. The IR signal is transferred to the corresponding zone connected with
the HDBaseT receiver connected to the IR transmitter. When the IR receiver is
connected to the IR ALL IN port, the IR signal is transferred to all the four IR
transmitters connected to HDBaseT receivers.
Figure 7: Locally control remote devices
IR remote
Blu-ray
IR receiver
Rx receiver
IR transmitter
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Control far-end device through IR ALL IN port
The IR signal received from the IR ALL IN port is transmitted to all the four far-end
HDBaseT receivers connected to HDBaseT ports of the switcher.
Figure 8: Control remote devices through IR ALL IN port
IR receiver
IR remote
Blu-ray
IR receiver 1
IR receiver 2
1
IR receiver 3
1
IR receiver 4
1
Control local device from remote
User can control local device remotely, such as video source device, switcher, etc.
When in use, the IR signal received from the HDBaseT receiver is transmitted to the
corresponding IR OUT port of the switcher.
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Figure 9: Control local devices remotely
Blu-ray
Rx receiver
HDTV
IR receiver
HDTV
IR remote
Controlled by a third-party IR control device
Using the IR converting cable (included), connect the 3P end to the switcher’s IR input
port, and then connect the 2P end to the IR output port of the third-party control device.
The IR signal is transmitted via the twisted pair to the remote output device.
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RS232 control
Bi-directional RS232 to each connected HDBaseT receiver allows control of displays,
projectors, etc. at the receiver locations.
The default settings of the CM-4410-BT-70 are: baud rate = 9600, data bit = 8,
stop bit = 1, and parity bit = none.
Communication protocol: RS232 communication protocol
Baud rate: 9600 Data bit: 8
Stop bit: 1
Parity bit: none
Table 4: RS232 command types and codes
Command
Type
Command Code
Function
System
Command
/*Type;
Returns the switch model information.
/%Lock;
Locks the front panel buttons on the matrix switch.
/%Unlock;
Unlocks the front panel buttons on the matrix switch.
/^Version;
Returns the firmware version installed.
/:MessageOff;
Turn off the feedback command from the COM port. It
displays “switcher OK”.
/:MessageOn;
Turn on the feedback command from the com port.
Demo.
Puts the switch into 'Demo' mode.
The switch interval is 2 seconds.
Undo.
Cancels the prior command.
[x]All.
Transfer signals from the input channel [x1] to all output
channels
All#.
Transfer all input signals to the corresponding output
channels respectively.
All$.
Switches off all the output channels.
[x]#.
Transfer signals from the input channel [x] to the output
channel [x].
[x]$.
Switches off the output channel [x].
[x1] V[x2].
Transfer the HDMI signal from the input channel [x1] to
the output channel [x2].
[x1] B[x2].
Transfer the HDMI and IR signals from the input channel
[x1] to the output channel [x2].
Status[x].
Returns the corresponding output channel to input x.
Operation
Command
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Status.
Returns the current status of the input channel to the
output channels one by one.
Save[X].
Saves the present operation to the preset command [X],
ranges from 0 to 9.
Recall[Y].
Recalls the preset command [Y].
Clear[Y].
Clears the preset command [Y].
PWON.
Work in normal mode.
PWOFF.
Enter into standby mode.
/%[Y]/[X]:[Z].
HDCP management command. [Y] is for input (value: I) or
output (value: O). [X] is the number of one port, if the
value of X is ALL, it means all ports. [Z] is for working
status (value: 1 or 0).
Y=I and Z=1, means the input port is compliant with
HDCP.
Y=O and Z=1, means output with HDCP.
Y=I and Z=0, means the input port is not compliant with
HDCP.
Y=O and Z=0, means output without HDCP.
%0801.
Automatic HDCP management.
%0800.
Manual HDCP management.
[x1] R[x2].
Transfer the IR signal from the input channel [x1] to the
output channel [x2].
/+[Y]/[X]:******.
Set communication between PC and HDBaseT Receiver.
Y is for port.
Y = 1, 2, 3 or 4, means to send the command in a given
baud rate to the corresponding HDBaseT Receiver.
Y = 5, means to send the command to all connected
HDBaseT receivers.
Y = A, B, C or D, means to send the command to the
corresponding HDBaseT receiver only when in normal
mode.
Y = E, F, G or H, means to send the command to the
corresponding HDBaseT receiver only when in standby
mode.
X is for baud rate. Value ranges from 1 to 7.
1 = 2400, 2 = 4800, 3 = 9600, 4 = 19200, 5 = 38400,
6 = 57600, and 7 =115200)
***** is for the data (max 48 Byte)
The symbol “.” is the end of one command. If there are
some symbols with “.” in one command, then this case is
allowed and the last one is the end of this command.
%9900.
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%9901.
Set as infrared carrier enforcing mode.
%9911.
Reset to factory default.
%9951.
Check the command sent by port 1 when PWON.
%9952.
Check the command sent by port 2 when PWON.
%9953.
Check the command sent by port 3 when PWON.
%9954.
Check the command sent by port 4 when PWON.
%9955.
Check the command sent by port 1 when PWOFF.
%9956.
Check the command sent by port 2 when PWOFF.
%9957.
Check the command sent by port 3 when PWOFF.
%9958.
Check the command sent by port 4 when PWOFF.
%9961.
Check the system locking status.
%9962.
Check the status while in standby mode.
%9963.
Check the working mode of infrared carrier.
%9971.
Check the connection status of the inputs.
%9972.
Check the connection status of the outputs.
%9973.
Check the HDCP status of the inputs.
%9974.
Check the HDCP status of the outputs.
%9975.
Check the switching status.
%9976.
Check the output resolution.
EDIDG[x].
Get EDID data from the output and display the output port
number of X.
EDIDMInit.
Recover the factory default EDID data.
EDIDM[X]B[Y].
Manually EDID switching. Copy the EDID data of
output[X] to the input[Y].
EDIDUpgrade[x].
Upgrade EDID data via the RS232 port
[X] is for input port, when the value of X is 5, it means to
upgrade to all input ports. When the switcher gets the
command, it will show a message to send EDID file (.bin
file). Operations will be canceled after 10 seconds.
(Note 1)
DigitAudioON[x]
Enables HDMI audio output of port x.
X=1,2,3,4 enables only the specified port 1-4.
X=5, enables all 4 ports 1-4.
DigitAudioOFF[x]
Disables HDMI audio output of port x.
X=1,2,3,4 disables only the specified port 1-4.
X=5, disables all 4 ports 1-4.
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Notes

Disconnect all the HDBaseT cables before sending command EDIDUpgrade[X].

In above commands, the [ ] symbols are for easier reading and do not need to be
typed in the actual operation.

Remember to end the commands with the ending symbols “.” and “;”.

Type the command carefully. It is case-sensitive.
Control the HDBaseT 4x4 matrix switcher
To control the HDBaseT 4x4 matrix switcher, connect the female 9 pin of the RS232
port to the PC’s RS232 port.
– or –
Connect any of the HDBaseT receiver’s RS232 port with PC (the RS232 command
transmits to the switcher via the twisted pair).
Figure 10: Control the matrix switcher from PC
PC
Figure 11: Control the matrix switcher from remote PC
Rx receiver
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Control the matrix switcher by remote
Connect the female 9 pin RS232 port to PC by using the RS232 command
“/+[Y]/[X]:******.” You can now control the third-party devices connected to the
HDBaseT receiver.
Figure 12: Control third-party devices
PC
Rx receiver
Third-party device
Bi-directional RS232 control
By connecting the one 3-pin captive screw RS232 port of the 4x4 matrix switcher with
the PC (or the controlled device), and connecting the RS232 port of the corresponding
HDBaseT receiver with controlled device (or PC), the RS232 signal is able to be
transmitted bi-directly.
Control far-end device from local
Connect the RS232 (3P captive screw) port in one zone to PC, and connect the thirdparty device to the corresponding receiver.
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Figure 13: Control far-end device
PC
Rx receiver
Third-party device
Control the switcher by remote
Connect the RS232 (3pin captive screw) port in one zone to control the third party
device, and then connect the PC to the corresponding receiver.
Figure 14: Control from remote
Third-party device
Rx receiver
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TCP/IP control
You can configure your switcher remotely using its web interface.
Connection modes
The default IP settings are as follows:

TCP/IP: 192.168.0.178

Gateway: 192.168.0.1

IP control port: 4001
You can change the IP and gateway settings as needed. Do not change the serial port
number.
Connecting directly to a PC
Connect a computer to the TCP/IP port of the switcher, and set its IP address and
gateway to the same IP section as the default IP of the switcher (192.168.0.178).
Figure 15: Setting the PC’s IP address the same as the switcher
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Connecting by PCs in a LAN
You can connect the switcher to PCs so that it can be controlled in a LAN. Ensure the
switcher’s IP section is the same as the router.
Figure 16: Connecting to a LAN
To connect to a LAN:
1.
Connect the TCP/IP port of the switcher to an Ethernet port on your router using a
Cat5e cable.
2.
Set the PC’s IP address and gateway to the same IP section as the switcher. Note
the PC’s original IP address and gateway.
3.
Set the switcher’s IP address and gateway to the same IP section as the router.
4.
Set the PC’s IP address and gateway as the original one.
5.
Connect the PC(s) to the router. In the same LAN, each PC is able to control the
switcher asynchronously.
To connect the switcher to the PC:
1.
Connect the TCP/IP port of the switcher to Ethernet port on the PC with a twisted
pair.
2.
Set the PC’s IP and gateway to the same IP subnet as the default IP of the
switcher (192.168.0.178).
3.
Launch your web browser, and then enter 192.168.0.178.
This is the default IP address for all Clare Controls HDMI switchers.
4.
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When the Web Interface Login page displays, enter the password “secure7”, and
then click Login.
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Configuring the switcher using the web interface
You can configure the switcher’s inputs and outputs, user, interface, configuration, and
network settings using the switcher’s web interface. The interface displays
automatically when you log into the device.
To configure using the web interface:
1.
Click the Main tab, and then click an input button and its corresponding output
button.
For example, click input 1 to set the cable box to output 1 (Living Room).
Note: Click All to select all outputs, or click Clear to clear all selections.
2.
Click the Users tab to set your Admin password and to lock the front panel.
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3.
Click the Interface tab to define a title bar label that displays on the switcher’s front
panel. You can also label the inputs and outputs.
4.
Click the Configuration tab to turn on or off your HDCP compliance inputs and to
configure EDID.
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5.
Select the Network tab to set the following parameters.

DHCP

Subnet mask

Static IP

Gateway

IP address
6.
Click Save.
7.
Reboot the switcher.
Once rebooted, you will be able to connect the switcher over IP.
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Specifications
Video Input
Video Output
Input type
HDMI
Output type
HDMI
Input connector
Female HDMI
Output connector
Female HDMI, female
RJ45 (with LED
indicators)
Input level
T.M.D.S. 2.9 V / 3.3 V
Output level
T.M.D.S. 2.9 V / 3.3 V
Input impedance
100Ω (Differential)
Output impedance
100Ω (differential)
Gain
0 dB
Bandwidth
6.75 Gbit/s
Video signal
HDMI (or DVI-D)
Maximum pixel
clock
225 MHz
Resolution range
Up to 1920 x 1200, or
1080P at 60 Hz
Switching speed
200 ns (maximum)
Transmission distance
230 ft. (70 m) with PoC
EDID management
In-built EDID data and manual EDID management
HDCP
Supports HDCP 1.3, auto and manual HDCP management
Video general
Audio general
Output signal
Stereo audio digital
audio
Output connector
4 3p captive screw
connectors
4 coax (RCA)
Stereo output
Earphone output
distortion:
0.1% 32Ω / 70 mW at
1 KHz,
0.1% 16 Ω / 105 mW at
1 KHz
Coax output
Supports PCM,
Dolby, DTS 5.1
Frequency response
20 Hz to 20 KHz
CMRR
>90 dB at 20 Hz to
20 KHz
4 IR OUT (green)
4 IR IN (black)
1 IR EYE (black)
1 TCP/IP (female RJ45)
1 RS232 (9 pin
female D)
4 RS232 (3p captive
screw connectors)
Panel Control
Front panel buttons
Control parts
Control ports
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IR
Default IR remote
Extend IR EYE
TCP/IP control
Web-based GUI.
Power supply
Input: 100 VAC to
240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Output: 48 VDC, 1.6 A
Power
consumption
48 W
Temperature
-4° to 158°F
(-20° to +70°C)
Humidity
10% to 90%
Case dimension
(W × H × D)
19.0 × 1.7 × 9.25 in.
(48.3 × 4.4 × 23.5 cm)
(1 U high, full rack wide)
Product weight
3.9 lb.
(1.8 Kg)
General
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Troubleshooting and maintenance


No image on display

Ensure that the display device has been set to the correct input.

Ensure that the HDMI cables used for both the source/switch and the
receiver/display are properly connected and are working. Test the HDMI
cables directly from a source to display and ensure their operation.

Ensure that the Cat5e/Cat6 cable has not been damaged and that it has been
terminated correctly with T568B on both ends. A temporary length of
Cat5e/Cat6 can be used for testing to ensure that the devices are all
compatible and working properly.

Ensure proper grounding of the power supply.
Known issues with HDMI 1.2 source devices



Color loss or poor picture quality

Ensure that the HDMI cables used for both the source/switch and the
receiver/display are properly connected and are working. Test the HDMI
cables directly from a source to display and ensure their operation.

Ensure proper grounding of the power supply.

If the static becomes stronger or picture quality worsens when connecting the
video connectors, this may be due to improper grounding. Check the
grounding and make sure all components are properly grounded to a
common ground. Improper grounding may damage the receiver.
IR signal problems
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Certain cable television STBs are known to have issues with HDBaseT
transmission. This is due to their older compatibility (HDMI 1.2). Contact
Clare customer support for a solution to these issues.
When using a control system such as Clare Controls, Crestron, or URC, the
3.5 mm female mono to 3.5 mm male stereo adapter cable (included) must
be used. Connect the female mono end to the control system. Connect the
male stereo end to the CM-BT10-TX70.
Unable to control the matrix via RS232

Ensure that a null modem cable has not been used.

Ensure that the control system has assigned the commands to the correct
COM port.

Verify that the commands and protocols used are correct. All commands are
case sensitive and require precise entry.
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No output image when switching

Ensure that switching is being made to the correct output channel.

Ensure that the source is on and sending a signal. Verify this by switching the
source to an alternate display, or by routing the source directly to a display.

Ensure that the display is on the correct input and can receive a signal. Verify
this by switching to an alternate source, or connecting a source directly.

If you are unable to view video via the switch and all cables, and sources and
displays are working when bypassing the switch, contact Customer Support
for further assistance.

If the POWER indicator does not work, or does not respond to any operation,
ensure the power cord is connected properly. Check to be sure that a circuit
breaker has not tripped and that power is available. If power is available and the
switch will not power on, please contact Customer Service for assistance.

If the matrix switch fails to respond to commands on the front panel, ensure that
panel has not been locked via RS232. If the switch fails to respond to commands
from RS232, IR or front panel, please contact Customer Service.
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Safety operation guide
To guarantee the reliable operation of the equipment and safety of the staff, please
follow the procedures listed below.

The system must be grounded properly. Do not use two blades plugs. Ensure the
supply voltage is in the correct range of 100 to 240 V and from 50 to 60 Hz.

Do not place the device in a location that is abnormally hot or cold or does not
have proper temperature control and ventilation.

The device generates heat when running. Its environment should be well
ventilated to prevent damage caused by overheating.

Disconnect power in humid weather, or when left unused for long periods.

Before making or removing any connections to the device, ensure that the power
supply has been disconnected.

Do not attempt to open the enclosure of the equipment. Do not attempt any repairs.
There are no user-serviceable parts inside. Any attempt to open the equipment
will result in a complete void of any warranty and may result in serious injury or
death.

Do not splash any chemical substances or liquids on or around the equipment.
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After-sales service

If there appears to be problems when running the device, refer to the
“Troubleshooting and maintenance” section in this manual. Return shipping costs
are not covered by this warranty.

You can contact Customer Support at http://support.clarecontrols.com. Please be
ready to provide the following information.

Product model number, version and serial number.

Detailed description of the trouble issues.

Description of all connections and third-party equipment being used.

We offer this product with a three-year warranty, which starts from the first day
you purchase this product.

If, during the warranty period, the unit cannot be repaired, a suitable replacement
will be issued. Replacement units will be comparable to the original. However, due
to potential design changes over time, replacement units may not be identical to
the unit replaced.

Items not covered by this warranty.


Damage caused due to incorrect usage and/or connections.

Damage caused due to installation by person(s) not adequately trained in the
installation of this equipment.

Any attempt to open this unit and access internal components shall
immediately void this warranty.

Damage caused by any physical force (dropping the unit or dropping an
object upon the unit, etc.).

Damage caused by voltage/cycle fluctuations outside acceptable range.

Damage caused by over-current, voltage spikes or lightning damage due to
inadequate surge protection.
A valid invoice of purchase via an authorized dealer shall be required for any
warranty coverage.
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