By: Crestron
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6x4 DigitalMedia Distribution Center

DigitalMedia™ isn't just for large, expensive homes and facilities. The DM-MD6X4 DigitalMedia Distribution Center provides a very simple and cost-effective solution for distributing multiple high-definition sources to up to four rooms as part of a complete Crestron® system. Featuring DigitalMedia 8G+™ and HDBaseT® technologies, the DM-MD6X4 delivers ultra-reliable, ultra high-bandwidth signal routing over inexpensive CAT5e wiring[1]. Everything about the DM-MD6X4 is engineered to deliver a transparent user experience and the highest performance.

DM-MD6X4 features include:

  • Provides a low-cost, high-performance multiroom HD AV signal routing solution
  • Distributes uncompressed digital video and audio over CAT5e twisted-pair wire [1]
  • Affords a true one-wire solution using DigitalMedia 8G+™ technology
  • HDBaseT® Certified — Enables direct connection to other HDBaseT certified equipment
  • Features independently-switchable DM 8G+™ or HDBaseT outputs for 3 remote displays
  • Allows up to 330 ft (100 m) wire distance to each display
  • Includes one HDMI® output for a local display or audio processor
  • Provides inputs for 6 HDMI, DVI, or DisplayPort Multimode sources [4]
  • Handles video resolutions up to Full HD 1080p
  • Handles computer resolutions up to WUXGA
  • Handles 3D video and Deep Color
  • Handles Dolby® TrueHD, DTS-HD®, and uncompressed 7.1 linear PCM audio
  • HDCP compliant
  • QuickSwitch HD® technology manages HDCP keys for fast, reliable switching
  • Auto-Locking™ technology achieves rapid switching between disparate sources
  • Performs automatic AV signal format management via EDID
  • Allows independent scaling for every display through select DM® receivers [2,3]
  • Enables USB HID mouse and keyboard signal extension
  • Expanded USB routing capabilities available using USB-EXT-DM USB over Ethernet Extenders [2]
  • Includes integrated Ethernet switch
  • Private Network Mode — requires just one IP address for the complete DM system
  • Provides Power over DM for PoDM compatible receivers
  • Provides easy setup and diagnostics tools via front panel or software
  • Includes built-in universal power supply
  • Allows native Crestron® system integration via Ethernet
  • Standard component width or 2-space rack-mountable
  Switcher 6x4 digital matrix switch, Crestron QuickSwitch HD®
  Input Signal Types HDMI®, DVI[4], DisplayPort Multimode[4]
  Output Signal Types HDMI, DVI[4], DM 8G+™ (DigitalMedia™ over one CAT type twisted pair copper wire), HDBaseT® [1]
  Formats DM 8G+, HDBaseT, & HDMI w/Deep Color & 3D; DVI; HDCP content protection support
  Input Resolutions, Progressive 640x480@60Hz, 720x480@60Hz (480p), 720x576@50Hz (576p), 800x600@60Hz, 848x480@60Hz, 852x480@60Hz, 854x480@60Hz, 1024x768@60Hz, 1024x852@60Hz, 1024x1024@60Hz, 1280x720@50Hz (720p50), 1280x720@60Hz (720p60), 1280x768@60Hz, 1280x800@60Hz, 1280x960@60Hz, 1280x1024@60Hz, 1360x768@60Hz, 1365x1024@60Hz, 1366x768@60Hz, 1400x1050@60Hz, 1440x900@60Hz, 1600x900@60Hz, 1600x1200@60Hz, 1680x1050@60Hz, 1920x1080@24Hz (1080p24), 1920x1080@25Hz (1080p25), 1920x1080@50Hz (1080p50), 1920x1080@60Hz (1080p60), 1920x1200@60Hz, 2048x1080@24Hz, 2048x1152@60Hz, plus any other resolution allowed by HDMI up to 165MHz pixel clock
  Input Resolutions, Interlaced 720x480@30Hz (480i), 720x576@25Hz (576i), 1920x1080@25Hz (1080i25), 1920x1080@30Hz (1080i30), plus any other resolution allowed by HDMI up to 165MHz pixel clock
  Output Resolutions Matched to inputs
  Switcher 6x4 digital matrix switch, audio-follow-video
  Input Signal Types HDMI, DisplayPort Multimode[4]
  Output Signal Types HDMI, DM 8G+, HDBaseT
  Formats Dolby Digital®, Dolby Digital EX, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby® TrueHD, DTS®, DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD® High Res, DTS-HD Master Audio™, up to 8ch PCM
  Ethernet 10/100 Mbps, auto-switching, auto-negotiating, auto-discovery, full/half duplex, DHCP; for control and console
  USB Supports signal extension and routing of USB HID class devices, expandable to support virtually any USB 1.1 or 2.0 device using Crestron USB-EXT-DM USB over Ethernet Extenders[2]; USB service port for computer console
  DigitalMedia DM 8G+, HDCP, EDID, CEC, PoDM, Ethernet
  HDBaseT HDCP, EDID, PoH, Ethernet
  NOTE: Supports management of HDCP and EDID; supports pass-through and management of CEC between HDMI source and sink, or between HDMI device(s) and a control system
Ethernet Switch
  5-port switch with Private Network Mode; provides (1) rear panel 10Base-T/100Base-TX Ethernet port, (1) internal 100 Mbps port for the switcher, and (3) internal 100 Mbps ports for the DM ports
  HDMI INPUT 1 – 6 (6) 19-pin Type A HDMI female, digital video/audio inputs;
Signal Types: HDMI, DVI, or DisplayPort Multimode[4]
  HDMI OUTPUT 1 (1) 19-pin Type A HDMI female, digital video/audio output;
Signal Types: HDMI, DVI[4]
  DM OUTPUT 2 – 4 (3) 8-pin RJ45 female, shielded;
DM 8G+ outputs, HDBaseT compliant;
PoDM and PoH PSE (Power Sourcing Equipment) ports[5];
Each output connects to the DM 8G+ input of a DM receiver or other DM device, or to a HDBaseT device, via CAT5e or Crestron DM-CBL-8G DigitalMedia 8G™ cable[1]
  USB HID (1) USB Type B female;
USB device port for connection to the USB host interface of a computer or other USB HID-compliant host
  LAN (1) 8-wire RJ45 female, shielded;
10Base-T/100Base-TX Ethernet port
  100-240V~2.0A MAX 50/60Hz (1) IEC 60320 C14 main power inlet;
Mates with removable power cord, included
  G (1) 6-32 screw, chassis ground lug
  COMPUTER (front) (1) USB Type B female;
USB computer console port
LCD Display
  Display Type 16-bit TFT active matrix color LCD
  Size 2 inch (52 mm) diagonal
  Resolution 220 x 176 pixels
  Functions Displays setup menus, EDID and HDCP details for source and destination devices, audio/video signal information, and other details; allows custom naming of inputs and outputs
Controls & Indicators
  HW-R (1) recessed miniature pushbutton for hardware reset
  Nav Pad (1) 5-way navigation pad for menu navigation and parameter adjustment
  HOME (1) pushbutton, returns to the home menu
  BACK (1) pushbutton, steps menu back one level
  INPUT 1 – 6 (6) pushbuttons and green LEDs, select input for routing
  OUTPUT 1 – 4 (4) pushbuttons and green LEDs, select output destination(s)
  DM OUTPUT 2 – 4 (rear) (2) LEDs per output, green LEDs indicate DM link status, amber LEDs indicate video and HDCP signal presence, for each corresponding DM 8G+ output
  LAN (rear) (2) LEDs, green LED indicates Ethernet link status, amber LED indicates Ethernet activity
Power Requirements
  Main Power 2 Amps @ 100-240 Volts AC, 50/60 Hz
  Power over DM (PoDM) PoDM PSE (Power Sourcing Equipment), supplies power to PoDM Powered Devices
  Power over HDBaseT (PoH) PoH PSE (Power Sourcing Equipment), supplies power to PoH Powered Devices
  Temperature 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C)
  Humidity 10% to 90% RH (non-condensing)
  Heat Dissipation 310 BTU/hr
  Chassis Metal with black finish, vented sides, fan-cooled
  Front Panel Metal, black finish with polycarbonate label overlay
  Mounting Freestanding or 2U 19-inch rack-mountable (adhesive feet and rack ears included)
  Height 3.47 in (89 mm) without feet
  Width 17.03 in (433 mm), 19.00 in (483 mm) with ears
  Depth 13.38 in (340 mm)
  12.0 lb (5.5 kg)

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