Multiple HDMI to Ethernet back to Multiple HDMI

SRPhoto

Member
Hi,

I have generated this scenario to help easily explain what I would like to do:-

4 HDMI Sources (Lets say DVD Players) Single Ethernet Catx Cable 4 HDMI Displays

Code:
HDMI 1                                                                         Display 1


HDMI 2                                                                         Display 2

                          Single Cat X Ethernet Cable

HDMI 3                                                                         Display 3


HDMI 4                                                                         Display 4

So it must be over a single cable so the HDMI 1-4 needs to be 'tagged' so the Ethernet converters can split the Ethernet back to 4 separate HDMI Cables.

Thanks In Advance
Steve.
 

SRPhoto

Member
Just realised its still not that clear, the HDMI source are in different locations, WiFi is involved in the real application
HDMI 1 > WiFi Tx > WiFi Rx Single Cat x > Display 1
HDMI 2> WiFi TX > Same as above > Display 2
etc.

All 4 WiFi Transmitters go to a single WiFi receiver

Hope this helps
 

AmericanAudio

Well-known Member
AVForums Sponsor
No chance. Tech is not commercially available or stable / reliable enough.

Even ethernet and Av V over IP has issues with resolution at the moment. Adding in the variable of wifi just compounds the issues exponentialy.

Sorry.
 

SRPhoto

Member
No chance. Tech is not commercially available or stable / reliable enough.

Even ethernet and Av V over IP has issues with resolution at the moment. Adding in the variable of wifi just compounds the issues exponentialy.

Sorry.

It will work one HDMI > WiFi > HDMI now up to about 1 mile range with no issues at 1080 50fps.

If I feed 2 separate feeds into the one receiver currently the current receiver will not (as expected) know what to do and currently goes on and off from Black to a split image one half from one HDMI input and the other half from the other one.
 

ChuckMountain

Distinguished Member
To send anything over IP whether that is hardwired or WiFi you end up with massive compression. If you end up with four different signals you need 4 times the bandwidth regardless.

Agree with @AmericanAudio though there is nothing in this that will work. Nobody is interesting in developing 1080p solutions when they would need to do 4k. At 18 Gbps that’s nearly 20 times quicker than even normal gigabit not to mention WiFi under optimum conditions.

HDBaseT 4k matrix would be the closest but you would need four separate cables from the base unit (one for each end point). They’re however are not cheap and there are usually cheaper solutions
 

Joe Fernand

Distinguished Member
AVForums Sponsor
‘It will work one HDMI > WiFi > HDMI now up to about 1 mile range with no issues at 1080 50fps’ - do you have a link to the kit you are currently using? HDMI over a 1mile wireless link is quite a feet!

If you can run a decent CAT cable or better still fibre it is possible to run multiple HDMI streams to multiple receivers - though as others suggest if you are using CAT5 or CAT6 then bandwidth is going to potentially dictate HD rather than UHD.

What is your use scenario - we have plenty of systems where we use a mix of copper TX to Switch, then Fibre from Switch to Switch then copper from Switch to RX.

Drop me a PM if you want some more info on our Octava HD or UHD over LAN systems.

Joe

 

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