Gefen HDMI Switch with 8 Inputs, 1 Output & Discrete IR Remote Control



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The Gefen EXT-HDMI-841 is a 8x1 HDMI Switcher which routes high definition video in multiple resolutions up to 1080p plus multichannel digital audio from any of eight sources. Eight inputs accommodate the simultaneous connection of up to eight high definition video sources, such as satellite systems and HD DVD players.  The output of the HDMI switch sends the high definition audio/video signals to a high definition display. Switching is done via the IR remote that is provided with the unit.

Gefen 8x1 HDMI Switch Backside
Gefen 8x1 HDMI Switch Backside

How the Gefen 8 port HDMI switcher works:

Connect all your sources to the Switcher's inputs. Then connect the display on the output port. Once the sources, the Switcher and the display(s) are powered and connected, you simply select which source you want to view using the IR remote.

Note: This HDMI product supports BOTH Audio and Video signals.

Gefen EXT-HDMI-841 Features:

  • Switch easily between any eight HDMI sources
  • Extends the range of HDMI compliant device by equalizing and reclocking the HDMI signal
  • Maintains high resolution video - HDTV resolutions up to 1080p, 2k, and computer resolutions up to 1920 x 1200 are easily achieved
  • Discrete IR remote (included)
  • Serial RS-232 remote port
  • HDMI pass-through
  • HDCP pass-through

Gefen EXT-HDMI-841 Package Includes:

  • 8x1 HDMI Switcher
  • RMT-8IR Remote control
  • (8) 6-foot HDMI cables
  • 5VDC Power Supply
  • User's Manual
  • Rack Ears

Gefen EXT-HDMI-841 Specifications:

Height 1.75 in. (4.44 cm.)
Width 17 in. (43 cm.)
Depth 4.375 in. (11.112 cm.)
Weight 12 lbs. (5 kg.)
Supply 5V DC
Consumption 20 watts (max)
Input Signal  
Video 1.2 volts p-p
DDC 5 volts p-p (TTL)
Video Amplifier Bandwidth 1.65 Gbps
Single Link Range 1080p/1920 x 1200
HDMI Connector type A 19 pin female
Remote Control Port RS232 female, mini-stereo