Octava or HDanywhere

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  1. alag20

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    Hi Guys,
    I am looking for a hdmi Matrix and wondering if people can give a reference or guidance.

    I was looking and have narrowed to Octava and HDanywhere 4x4 Matrix.

    I plan to hook a HDMI to ethernet adapter for one of the output - others will be on HDMI.

    Can someone guide which one would be better build and picture quality?

    I know HDanywhere is about £100 less than Octava. HDanywhere also offers IR return so that we can control the 4 input devices easily. Any more information?
     
  2. Joe Fernand

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    There is no Video or Audio signal loss through the Octava unit.

    You can cascade one or more HDMI over Twisted Pair (CAT6 or CAT5) Extenders to the Output side of the Octava Matrix - recent updates to the Octava HDCATIR include PoC for single PSU installation.

    http://www.tmfsolutions.co.uk/Octava_HDCATIR-UK.htm

    Keep in mind most Extenders are not 'Ethernet' compatible - they just happen to use the same cable type.

    The Octava unit includes comprehensive EDID management and can be updated for EDID and Firmware via USB AND EEPROM.

    http://www.tmfsolutions.co.uk/Octava_HDMX44.htm

    Joe
     
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    I agree with JOE, EDID is a must.
    HDMI does play up and you need to put in some static EDID settings to get things running. With HDMI Matrix you need proper Tech Support.

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