Extron electronic HDMI DA2 manual

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    68-1844-01 Rev. B 10 13 HDMI DA2 User Guide HDMI ® Distribution Amplifier[...]

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    Safety Instructions • English W ARNING: This symbol, D , when used on the product, is intended to [...]

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    FCC Class A Notice This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A [...]

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    Conventions Used in this Guide Notifications the following are used: DanGer: Danger indicates a situ[...]

  • Page 5

    Contents Introduction .................................................... 1 About the HDMI DA2 ....[...]

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    HDMIDA2 • Contents vi[...]

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    Intr oduction This guide describes the function, installation, and operation of the Extron HDMIDA[...]

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    Output Compatibility Correction — The HDMI DA2 monitors the EDID of each connected display to ensu[...]

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    Installation This section of the guide describes the following topics concerned with the installatio[...]

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    Connecting the Power Supply Connect the provided 12 VDC, 1 A power supply to the HDMI DA2 by followi[...]

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    Connecting the Input Sour ce Use an HDMI cable to connect the input source to the female HDMI socket[...]

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    If the source r equires HDCP encryption and the display is not HDCP compliant, that output channel o[...]

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    Connecting to the USB Port The mini T ype B USB port is located on the HDMI DA2 front panel ( b in ?[...]

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    Figure 5. Found New Hardwar e Wizard W elcome Screen z Select Yes, this time only to connect the PC [...]

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    5. When the Completed screen appears, click Finish to close the wizar d. NOTE: The wizard appears on[...]

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    Operation This section of the manual provides information on: z HDMI DA2 Front Panel Featur es z EDI[...]

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    Signal Status LEDs Input Signal LED The input signal LED lights green when a TMDS signal is detected[...]

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    EDID Minder EDID Minder ensures that the connected sour ce sees the EDID of a display , even if a di[...]

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    HDMI DA2 Memory Locations X$ Native Resolution Refresh Rate 1 Rate T ype 2 Video Format 3 Audio T yp[...]

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    Footnotes for the EDID table (see page 13) The following footnotes apply to the EDID table on the pr[...]

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    SIS Commands This section provides information about the SIS commands that ar e used to configure t[...]

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    Symbols Used in this Guide When programming in the field, certain characters ar e most conveniently[...]

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    Command and Response T able for SIS Commands Command ASCII Command (host to unit) Response (unit to [...]

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    Command ASCII Command (host to unit) Response (unit to host) Additional Description Other Request pa[...]

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    HDMIDA2 • Updating Firmware 19 Updating Firmwar e Updates to the HDMI DA2 firmware ar e releas[...]

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    HDMIDA2 • Updating Firmware 20 Downloading HDMI DA2 Firmwar e T o obtain the latest version of [...]

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    HDMIDA2 • Updating Firmware 21 Loading the Firmwar e to the HDMI DA2 T o load a new version of [...]

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    HDMIDA2 • Updating Firmware 22 9. On the Open window , navigate to the new firmware file, whi[...]

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    HDMIDA2 • Updating Firmware 23 On the Add Device window , the path to the new firmware file i[...]

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    HDMIDA2 • Updating Firmware 24 Figure 13. Firmwar e Loader Screen with a HDMI DA2 Added 11. If [...]

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    Mounting Desktop Placement Attach the four provided rubber feet to the bottom of the HDMI DA2 and pl[...]

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