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Control4's New Media Distribution Family


Introducing Control4’s new Media Distribution family of products, including the 8x8 HDMI Matrix Switch, 100 Series Power Amplifiers and the enhanced Audio Matrix Switch. This new line delivers superior sound and video quality, simplified setup, and showcases a new, sleek industrial design for a polished, professional look in any installation.
Control4 8x8 HDMI Matrix Switch:
The new 8x8 HDMI Matrix Switch features seamless Control4 integration and delivers reliable switching and distribution of video, audio, Ethernet and control to each room over a single CAT5e/6 cable.

  • Send 8 HDMI sources to any 8 video displays in full HD clarity (up to 1080p)
  • Easy Control4 integration with Simple Device Discovery Protocol (SDDP), IP control and a Composer-based EDID calibration tool
  • Reliable HDMI switching and distribution with EDID management and HDBaseT outputs
  • 2 HDMI outputs provide direct connections to local video displays
  • Stereo-audio breakouts with adjustable delay allow you to route high-quality audio to built-in speakers in each video zone, providing an integrated, amazing sound and video experience for your customers
  • Rack ears included

HDBaseT Receiver:
  • Connects to the HDBaseT outputs of the 8x8 HDMI Matrix Switch
  • Serves as the breakout point for all video, audio, control and Ethernet at the video display with HDMI, IR, and RS-232 outputs and Ethernet pass-through
  • Wall mounting bracket included

Control4 100 Series Power Amplifiers:
The new 100 Series Power Amplifiers provide dealers with installer-friendly, versatile and cost-effective amplification solutions that deliver superior audio performance.
  • 4 and 8-Zone versions designed for installations small to large and stable to 4 Ohms
  • Bridgeable amplifier outputs provide double the power to larger speakers or zones requiring higher output levels
  • Automatic signal-sensing inputs save power when the amps are not in use
  • Global and per-zone inputs with independent gain control and loop-through outputs
  • Vented rack mount kit included

Audio Matrix Switch:
The new Audio Matrix Switch delivers superior audio quality to every room with reliable switching performance and seamless Control4 integration.
  • Wide dynamic range and smooth volume ramping provides accurate audio performance
  • Enables up to 16 stereo audio sources to simultaneously play to 16 audio zones
  • Individual input gain adjustments for each source prevents unexpected volume jumps when switching between sources
  • Quick system integration with IP control and Simple Device Discovery Protocol (SDDP)
  • Rack mount ears included