4x4 HDMI FST Matrix Switcher Installation Guide Introduction The 4x4 HDMI FST Matrix Switcher provides high definition video sources plus multi-channel digital audio from any of the four HDMI sources to the remote displays at the same time. Features and Benefits • • • • • • Distribute content from any of the four HDMI sources to any connected display Device and display switching via push buttons, IR remote control, RS-232 control and Ethernet control Supports HDMI Deep Color, full 3D and HDCP 2.0 Supports Fast Switch and no blinking technology Supports stereo & 7.1 channel digital audio Metal housing with wall mount support Package Contents • • • • • • 4x4 HDMI FST Matrix Switcher Power adapter Remote control and IR blaster cable Mounting ears and screws(6) Software CD Installation guide 04-0854A 1 Layout Output selection button IR sensor Input selection button Source status LED (1-4) Figure 1: Front Panel Layout • • • • Source status LED: HDMI input source status LED indicator. Steady blue light when HDMI source is connected. Each HDMI IN connector has a LED indicator IR sensor: IR sensor for receiving the IR commands from IR remote Output selection button: Press the Output button(s) to select the output display Input selection button: Press the Input button(s) to select the input signal IR Receiver +5V DC RS-232 Ethernet HDMI IN (1-4) HDMI OUT (1-4) Figure 2: Rear Panel Layout • • 2 RS-232: RS-232 control port Ethernet: IP (Ethernet) control port • • • • HDMI IN (1-4): Connects to your HDMI source's HDMI output via HDMI cables (cables not included) HDMI OUT (1-4): Connect your HDMI displays here IR Receiver: Connect your IR blaster cable here +5V DC: Connect your power adapter here Hardware Installation 1. 2. 3. 4. Power off all source devices and displays. Connect up to four HDMI source devices to the Matrix Switcher's HDMI input ports by HDMI cables (cables not included). Connect up to 4 HDMI displays to the Matrix Switcher's HDMI output ports by HDMI cables (cables not included). For PC software control over the input/output selection and related settings, please connect the RS-232 cable and Ethernet cable to the Matrix Switcher's serial port and Ethernet port. Note: If you want to control device switching through RS-232 port, connect an RS-232 cable to the PC only. If you want to control device switching through Ethernet port, connect both RS-232 cable to the PC and Ethernet cable to a router or switch on your network at the beginning. 5. 6. 7. Plug the power adapter into the Matrix Switcher's power jack, then plug the power adapter into a reliable power outlet. The Matrix Switcher is powered on automatically. Power on all devices connected to the switch. The Matrix Switcher is now ready for use. 3 Operation There are four ways to control the input and output: 1. Selection button on the front panel; 2. IR remote control; 3. RS-232 control port; 4. IP (Ethernet) control port. Control over Input selection button Refer to Figure 3 for the position of each control button: OUTPUT / Preset INPUT - / EDID Learn upper LED lower LED OUTPUT + / Save INPUT + / Default EDID Figure 3 INPUT / OUTPUT Selection 1. Press INPUT + (the bottom, right button) or INPUT - (the bottom, left button) button to choose your input source. "+" means increasing in the number of the input, "-" means decreasing. The lower LED will display the selected input number. 2. Press OUTPUT + (the top, right button) or OUTPUT - (the top, left button) to choose your output display. "+" means increasing in the number of the display, and "-" means decreasing. The upper LED will display the selected output number. 3. After both output and input are selected, the LED will blink twice, and the setting is taking effect now. The selected output will display the input source you selected. 4 Save Mapping 1. 2. 3. 4. Press INPUT + or INPUT - button to choose your input. Press OUTPUT + or OUTPUT - button to choose your output. Once the your preferred output is selected, keep pressing the OUTPUT+ button (that is, Save mapping button), the upper LED will show d. The Matrix Switcher is in saving mode now. Note: Continue to hold down the OUTPUT+ button (Save mapping button) until instructed otherwise. Press INPUT + or INPUT - button to choose a channel from 0-7. The channel you choose is the channel you save this mapping in. Release the OUTPUT+ button (Save mapping button) now, the upper and lower LED will blink twice. The mapping is saved now. Delete Saved Mapping 1. Press and hold down the OUTPUT - button (that is, Preset button). Note: Continue to hold down the Preset button until instructed otherwise. 2. When the upper LED shows P, press INPUT + or INPUT - button to choose the channel from 0-7. The channel you choose is the channel you want to erase the mapping memory. 3. Release the Preset button now, the upper and lower LED will blink twice. The mapping is erased now. Learning Default EDID 1. Press INPUT + or INPUT - button to choose an input you want to learn the default EDID. Once your preferred input is selected, keep pressing the INPUT+ button (that is, Default EDID button). 5 Note: Continue to hold down the Preset button until instructed otherwise. 2. 3. Press OUTPUT + or OUTPUT - button, the upper LED will show E, and the lower LED will show d. The Matrix Switcher is in default EDID learning mode. Press OUTPUT + or OUTPUT - button to choose the default EDID mode from 1-8. 1) Full-HD([email protected])-24bit 2D & 2ch 2) Full-HD([email protected])-24bit 2D & 7.1ch 3) Full-HD([email protected])-24bit 3D & 2ch 4) Full-HD([email protected])-24bit 3D & 7.1ch 5) Full-HD([email protected])([email protected])-24bit 2D & 2ch 6) Full-HD([email protected])([email protected])-24bit 2D & 7.1ch 7) Full-HD([email protected])-36bit 2D & 2ch 8) Full-HD([email protected])-36bit 2D & 7.1ch 4. Release the Default EDID button, the upper and lower LED will blink twice. The selected default EDID is learned now. EDID Learning Mode 1. Press INPUT + or INPUT - button to choose an input you want to learn. Once your preferred input is selected, keep pressing the INPUT- button (that is, EDID Learning button). 2. 6 Note: Please don't let go of the EDID Learning button until instructed to do so. Press OUTPUT + or OUTPUT - button, the upper LED will show E, and the lower LED will show L.The Matrix Switcher is in EDID learning mode now. 3. 4. Press OUTPUT + or OUTPUT - button to select a EDID port from 1-4. Release the EDID Learning button now, the upper and lower LED will blink twice. The EDID is learned by your selected output. Control over IR Remote Control INPUT / OUTPUT Selection Select your input and output by pressing the circled buttons below. See Figure 4. Take button B for example, button B is on the crossed point of input 2 and output 1. So when you press button B, the signals from input 2 will display on output 1. Figure 4 7 Save Mapping 1. After the preferred input/output is selected, press SAVE. The upper LED on Matrix Switcher will show d. 2. Press button A-H to select your storage channel. Note: Buttons A-H represent storage channels 1-8. 3. Press the TAKE button. The mapping has been saved. Delete Saved Mapping 1. If you want to delete a saved mapping, press the PRESET button. The upper LED on Matrix Switcher will show P. 2. Press button A-H to select your storage channel. Note: Buttons A-H represent storage channels 1-8. 3. Press the TAKE button. The mapping has been deleted. Learning Default EDID 1. Press the DEFAULT EDID button . The upper LED will show E and lower LED will show d. 2. Press button A-H to select your default EDID mode. Note: Buttons A-H represent default EDID mode 18. Please refer to page 6 for the default EDID list. 3. Press button I-IV to select a desired input. Note: Buttons I-IV represent input source 1-4. 4. Press the TAKE button. 8 EDID Learning Mode 1. Press the LEARN button. The upper LED will show E and lower LED will show L. 2. Press button A-H to select EDID port. 3. Press button I-IV to select a desired input. Note: Buttons I-IV represent input source 1-4. 4. Press theTAKE button. Disable Output 1. If you want to disable any of your outputs, press the MUTE button. 2. Press button A-D to select your output display. Note: Buttons A-D represent output display 1-4. 3. Press the TAKE button. Others: Function Key Definition Refer to Table 1 below for the definition of each button: Table 1 9 Control over RS-232 Control Port Make sure the RS-232 cable (not included) is connected to your PC computer before proceeding. The software only can be used under Windows 7 and XP. 1. Double click the setup file in the HDMI FST Matrix Switcher folder of your driver CD to start the program. RS-232 Control Network Control Connection COM port selection menu status Connection button Power On/ Off Button Mute Figure 5 2. Select your COM port from the COM port selection menu, then click the Connection button. When successfully connected, the Connection status will show Connected, see Figure 6a. Note: Make sure the status is connected before you go to the next section. If the status is not connected, the connection status will show Connecting (orange) or Disconnected (red). See Figure 6b and 6c respectively. Figure 6a 10 Figure 6b Figure 6c INPUT / OUTPUT Selection After sucessful connection, select your input/output by clicking the crossed cell of the input and output. See Figure 7a for example, all four input sources output to different displays. Input source 1 to display 1, source 2 to display 2, source 3 to display 3, source to display 4. See Figure 7b for example, input source 1 outputs to all 4 displays. Figure 7a Figure 7b Disable Output If you want to disable the output display(s), click the Mute bullet on the right side. The bullet will turn red when disabled. Click the red bullet again to enable the display. Figure 8 11 EDID Setup Click the EDID button on the main menu to enter EDID setup. Figure 9 1. 2. 3. 4. 12 Learning Default EDID: Select the default EDID mode from the drop down list, select the input, then click Learn. Load EDID File: Select Input from the drop down list, then click Load to load the EDID file. Create EDID File Click Create to create a new EDID file. View EDID Select Input from the drop down list, then click View to view the EDID information. Firmware update Firmware updates are released periodically, updates are not needed if your switcher is working properly. Check for any firmware updates at SIIG website: www.siig.com/ download. 1. 2. 3. 4. Click Load File to select firmware file. Click Break. Quickly remove and reconnect the power adapter. Click Start to begin the firmware update procedure. Start Load File Break Figure 10 Mapping 1. Save mapping: Select mapping from 1-8, then click Save. 2. Preset mapping: Select mapping from 1-8, then click Recall. 3. Rename mapping: Rename the mapping, then click Confirm. 13 Recall Save Confirm Figure 11 Control over Ethernet Control Port Configuring the Ethernet Control Port Make sure an RS-232 cable (not included) is connected to your PC and an Ethernet cable (not included) is connected to a router or switch on your network before proceeding. 1. 2. 3. Double click the setup file in HDMI FST Matrix Switcher folder on your driver CD. Select your COM port from the COM port selection menu, then click the Connection button. See Figure 5 on page 11. Make sure the Connection status is Connected. At the main menu, click NETWORK tab. Network Figure 12 14 4. At the Device Setting window, select RS232, then click Read From Device. See Figure 13. Read From Device RS232 Figure 13 5. Fill in the IP and MASK column so that the Matrix Switcher is in the same IP domain as your network. Then click Write to Device. (Ask your Network/IT administrator or use network utilities IPconfig and Ping for the correct network settings) Figure 14 15 6. 7. At the prompted Complete window, click OK. Select Ethernet, type in the IP, then click OK. See Figure 15. IP OK Ethernet Figure 15 8. The Ethernet connection is established now. You can control the Matrix Switcher through Ethernet port now. Go to pages 11 through 13 for the various software device control options. Note: The serial cable can be disconnected if device switching via RS-232 control port is not needed. 16 Ethernet Device Control Make sure you have already configured the Matrix Switch's Ethernet control port before proceeding. 1. 2. 3. Double click the setup file in the HDMI FST Matrix Switcher folder of your driver CD to start the program. Select Network control icon, then click the Connection button When successfully connected, the Connection status will show Connected. Go to pages 11 through 14 for the various software device control options. 17 Application 4 HDMI inputs (PC, PS3, DVD player, etc) external power source HDMI cable HDMI cable RS232 cable * Ethernet HDMI cable cable * HDMI cable HDMI cable 4 HDMI output displays * Connect an RS232 cable to your PC and an Ethernet cable to a Router/ Switch on your network for software control. Figure 16: Application 18 Technical Support and Warranty QUESTIONS? SIIG’ s Online Support has answers! Simply visit our web site at www.siig.com and click Support. Our online support database is updated daily with new drivers and solutions. Answers to your questions could be just a few clicks away. You can also submit questions online and a technical support analyst will promptly respond. SIIG offers a 3-year manufacturer warranty with this product. This warranty covers the original purchaser and guarantees the product to be free of any defects in materials or workmanship for three (3) years from the date of purchase of the product. SIIG will, at our discretion, repair or replace (with an identical product or product having similar features and functionality) the product if defective in materials or workmanship. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. Please see our web site for more warranty details. If you encounter any problems with this product, please follow the procedures below. A) If it is within the store's return policy period, please return the product to the store where you purchased it. B) If your purchase has passed the store's return policy period, please follow these steps to have the product repaired or replaced. Step 1: Submit your RMA request. Go to www.siig.com, click Support, then Request A Product Replacement to submit a request to SIIG RMA or fax a request to 510-657-5962. Your RMA request will be processed, if the product is determined to be defective, an RMA number will be issued. Step 2: After obtaining an RMA number, ship the product. • Properly pack the product for shipping. All software, cable(s) and any other accessories that came with the original package must be included. • Clearly write your RMA number on the top of the returned package. SIIG will refuse to accept any shipping package, and will not be responsible for a product returned without an RMA number posted on the outside of the shipping carton. • You are responsible for the cost of shipping to SIIG. Ship the product to the following address: SIIG, Inc. 6078 Stewart Avenue Fremont, CA 94538-3152, USA RMA #: • SIIG will ship the repaired or replaced product via Ground in the U.S. and International Economy outside of the U.S. at no cost to the customer. 19 About SIIG, Inc. Founded in 1985, SIIG, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of IT connectivity solutions (including Serial ATA and Ultra ATA Controllers, FireWire, USB, and legacy I/O adapters) that bridge the connection between Desktop/ Notebook systems and external peripherals. SIIG continues to grow by adding A/V and Digital Signage connectivity solutions to our extensive portfolio. All centered around the distribution and switching of A/V signals over CAT5/6, these products include matrix switches, distribution amplifiers, extenders, converters, splitters, cabling, and more. SIIG is the premier one-stop source of upgrades and is committed to providing high quality products while keeping economical and competitive prices. High-quality control standards are evident by one of the lowest defective return rates in the industry. Our products offer comprehensive user manuals, user-friendly features, and most products are backed by a lifetime warranty. SIIG products can be found in many computer retail stores, mail order catalogs, and e-commerce sites in the Americas, as well as through major distributors, system integrators, and VARs. PRODUCT NAME 4x4 HDMI FST Matrix Switcher FCC RULES: TESTED TO COMPLY WITH FCC PART 15, CLASS B OPERATING ENVIRONMENT: FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE FCC COMPLIANCE STATEMENT: This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. THE PARTY RESPONSIBLE FOR PRODUCT COMPLIANCE SIIG, Inc. 6078 Stewart Avenue Fremont, CA 94538-3152, USA Phone: 510-657-8688 4x4 HDMI FST Matrix Swicher is a trademark of SIIG, Inc. SIIG and the SIIG logo are registered trademarks of SIIG, Inc. Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Mac and Mac OS are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. All other names used in this publication are for identification only and may be trademarks of their respective owners. October, 2013 Copyright © 2013 by SIIG, Inc. All rights reserved.
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