Tributaries® Next Generation 4X4 Matrix Switcher and 1X8 HDMI Distribution Amplifier

Tributaries® 4x4 HDMI 1.3 matrix switcher, HM440IR, is a high performance system that allows an IR signal to pass along with the HDMI signal over dual CAT6 cabling. The HDA180IR splits an HDMI signal to one HDMI output and seven dual CAT6 outputs.

Orlando, FL -March 26, 2010 -The Tributaries® 4x4 HDMI 1.3 matrix switcher, model HM440IR, is a high performance system that allows an IR signal to pass along with the HDMI signal over dual CAT6 cabling. The IR function provides control for source equipment. The HM440 accepts up to four HDMI sources (inputs), and routes any or all to the HDMI outputs, thus providing a single set of sources to be routed to four different HDMI -compatible screens (or systems).


The HM440IR comes packaged with (1) HM440IR Transmitter, (1) HXC6IR -RX Receiver, (2) Power Supplies, (1) IR Transmitter and (1) IR Receiver. Available now, the MSRP for the HM440IR is $3,000. Additional HXC6IR -RX Receivers are available with an MSRP of $200.

Tributaries' also offers the incredibly useful HDA180IR to add additional display locations for easy integration within today's complex systems. The HDA180IR splits an HDMI signal to one HDMI output and seven dual CAT6 outputs for simultaneous distribution to eight displays. An additional HDA180IR can easily double the amount of display locations.

The HDA180IR comes packaged with (1) HDA180IR Transmitter, (1) HXC6IR -RX Receiver, (2) Power Supplies, (1) IR Transmitter and (1) IR Receiver. Available now, the MSRP for the HDA180IR is $1,500. Additional HXC6IR -RX Receivers are available with an MSRP of $200.

Both models share several key features:
• Extends 12 bit color with 1080p resolution up to 20 meters over dual CAT6
• Extends 8 bit color with 1080p resolution up to 45 meters over dual CAT6
• Supports IR signal transmission from a remote source to a display over same dual CAT6
• Supports RS232 control (HM440 Only)
• Supports new lossless compressed Digital Audio like Dolby® TrueHD, Dolby Digital® Plus and DTS® -HD Master Audio
• HDMI input compensation, clock/phase adjustments and the elimination of jitter
• Supports HDMI input and output cables up to 15 meters
• CAT6 can be cascaded using Tributaries HXC6R repeater for greater distance.
• Compliant with HDMI 1.3 HDCP 1.1 and DVI 1.1 standards

About Tributaries®
Established in 1991 in Orlando, Florida, Tributaries® is an acknowledged leader in the design, production, and distribution of high -quality audio and video interconnect cables, speaker wires, accessories, and electronics. The company prides itself on its customer service, and has won the CE industry magazine Inside Track Supplier Loyalty Awards a total of 11 times in the past 13 years.

For more information, please visit www.tributariescable.com.

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