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DigitalMedia Card Interface

The DMCI is a compact, rack-mountable enclosure designed to allow the use of a single DMC-Series DM Switcher Input Card to support a variety of interface functions. The DMCI is a perfect companion to Crestron HD-MD8X1 and HD-MD8X2 QuickSwitch HD™ HDMI switchers, allowing virtually any AV source to be connected and routed through the switcher as a fully-digital HDMI signal. A Cresnet connection is provided on the DMCI for integration with a Crestron control system.

DMCI features include:

  • Allows use of a single DMC Input Card for a variety of interface functions
  • Enables analog AV to HDMI™ conversion
  • Enables merging DVI with analog audio to HDMI
  • Allows extracting analog audio from HDMI
  • Allows down-mixing multi-channel HDMI audio to stereo
  • Allows extracting EDID from digital sources
  • Allows generating EDID for analog sources
  • Affords a Cresnet-to-CEC control gateway
  • Enables USB HID mouse/keyboard extension over Ethernet
  • Affords a rack-mountable DM receiver
  • Includes Cresnet control system interface
  • 1/2-space rack-mountable
Card Slot
  (1) DM switcher input card slot;
Accepts (1) DMC-series input card
  NET (1) 4-pin 3.5mm detachable terminal block;
Cresnet slave port, connects to Cresnet control network
  LAN (1) 8-wire RJ45 female w/2 LED indicators;
10BaseT/100BaseTX Ethernet port;
Green LED indicates link status;
Yellow LED indicates Ethernet activity;
Used exclusively for computer console and USB HID extension
Controls & LED Indicators
  PWR (1) green LED, indicates 24 Volts DC power supplied from Cresnet control network
  NET (1) yellow LED indicates communication with Cresnet system
  RESET (1) recessed miniature pushbutton, hardware reset
  USB CONSOLE (1) miniature pushbutton and (1) green LED, enables USB console* and touch-settable ID (TSID)
Power Requirements
  Cresnet Power Usage 12 Watts (0.5 Amp @ 24 Volts DC) with card†
  Temperature 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C)
  Humidity 10% to 90% RH (non-condensing)
  Heat Dissipation 7 BTU/Hr without card;
21 BTU/Hr maximum with card‡
  Black metal, 0.5U 19-inch rack-mountable using optional ST-RMK (sold separately)
  Height 1.80 in (4.57 cm);
1.70 in (4.32 cm) without feet
  Width 7.07 in (17.95 cm)
  Depth 9.97 in (25.33 cm)

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