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Is there an HDMI splitter/switching matrix that delivers?

by J_electronica / January 19, 2015 12:08 AM PST

I need a switch that can have 6 or more inputs and have the capability to not just send the same video feed on two different outputs but separate video feeds out on the outputs. Is this possible or am I asking for too much?

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The best values I have seen
by Pepe7 / January 19, 2015 5:08 AM PST

Right now there's not much in the way of an affordable 8x2 matrix. If you could get by with a 6x2, you could try one of the DVDO products, such as their matrix6-

They also show a 'Roku friendly' version w/ 4K support too. No personal experience w/ either, but it would be another option besides using the generally less expensive Monoprice switchers. The better ones are mostly $1k +.
Anyway, here's the quick6r-

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Here is a 6x2 HDMI Matrix
by Etekcity_UK / January 21, 2015 3:09 PM PST
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It might even be the same 'guts' or firmware as...
by Pepe7 / January 22, 2015 11:56 AM PST

....the DVDO I suggested. Very likely made in the same Chinese factory Wink

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HDMI Matrix Switch
by shophialee26 / April 2, 2015 1:46 AM PDT

What you need is a HDMI Matrix Switch. I have used several of KVMSwitchTech's HDMI Matrix products for installations with great success. One thing you need to keep in mind is that HDMI Matrix products are not cheap and cheap ones don't work as advertised.

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