WP-UMX-TP-TX100 and FP-UMX-TP-TX100 series
Quick Start Guide
Select audio source
The WP-UMX-TP-TX100 and FP-UMX-TP-TX100 series are CATx extenders accepting
multiple input formats. The transmitter can select one video and one audio source and
forward them as HDMI signal with embedded audio to a remote receiver. These signals can
be selected on the front panel by VIDEO SELECT and AUDIO SELECT buttons, or by the
Lightware Matrix Control Software via the connected RX device’s RS-232. The control
software also enables Advanced EDID Management. Lightware standalone receivers (TP-RX)
and even the modular matrix input boards (TP-IB) are compatible with this unit.
Front and Back view
Press the AUDIO SELECT button, to switch between ANALOG / EMBEDDED AUDIO.
In auto-select mode the audio channels are selected by default based on video detection:
DVI-I DIGITAL signal detection connects the HDMI embedded audio, VGA VIDEO detection
connects the analog stereo input.
Resetting the device
There is a tiny RESET button available between AUDIO and VIDEO SELECT buttons. After
reset or normal startup the device checks all LEDs for ~1 second and then displays the
currently installed firmware version by blinking the DVI-I DIGITAL, DVI-I ANALOG and VGA
Factory resetting the device
Factory reset restores the input and output settings; the emulated and user EDIDs and the
enabled state of HDCP capability.
1. Press the RESET button once, whilst holding the VIDEO SELECT button till the device reboots
itself (4-5 seconds) and starts to display the firmware version for the second time.
Bootload mode
1. Connect the VIDEO Out and the DDC OUT to a TP-RX unit. (e.g.: HDMI-TP-RX100R),
Be sure to enter this mode only if the necessary firmware is available and the device is
functioning with the Lightware Matrix Controller Software.
1. Press the RESET button once, whilst holding the AUDIO SELECT button. All LEDs go dark.
2. To get the device back to normal function please do the upgrade by the Lightware
Bootloader software or press RESET button once more.
The device is automatically powered remotely by a properly configured RX device via the
DDC line connection, make sure to power on the RX device.
Select an EDID if it is necessary as it is described in the Remote management section,
Connect the monitor or other sink devices to the output of the receiver device,
Connect the desired sources to the WP-UMX-TP-TX100’s input connectors,
Now the unit is ready to operate, do not forget to set up the RX device as well.
Select video source
There are four operation modes available: DVI-I Digital input, DVI-I Analog input, VGA input
and automatic selection. The VIDEO SELECT button switches between these 4 modes in a
loop; the LEDs are displaying the status:
DVI-I DIGITAL/ANALOG or VGA VIDEO LED blinks: waiting for signal on the selected input
DVI-I DIGITAL and VGA VIDEO blinks alternately: waiting for signal in auto-select mode
Continuous light on video LED:
signal present
Continuous light on video LED, another one blinks: signal present, auto-select mode active
The automatic selection mode checks DVI-I DIGITAL and VGA VIDEO signals continuously.
Button Lock
The buttons can be locked by pressing the VIDEO&AUDIO SELECT buttons at the same time.
Mode switching is indicated by slow blinking of all LEDS, invalid input is by fast blinking.
Remote management
Several functions of WP-UMX-TP-TX100R are available only remotely via an RS-232
pass-through compatible RX device (e.g.: HDMI-TP-RX100R), which is connected to a
computer or controller device by a female-female straight-through cable. The transmitter
can be listed by the Lightware Matrix Controller Software by clicking twice on the name of
the corresponding serial port. Connect the device with the Control Software.
Input and Output settings
1. The settings are available on the Control tab by clicking on the ‘Video inputs’ or
‘Video ouput’ labels.
2. There are several settings available. These setting are stored in non-volatile memory.
HDCP capability can be disabled in the WP-UMX-TP-TX100R. If the content is not
copyrighted the source can be forced to output non-encrypted signal. To ensure nonencrypted signal from the source, go to input settings and remove the mark next to the
‘HDCP enable’ label.
Firmware version: 1.0.4
Document revision: 1.1