• Model: SB-5688LCM B-STOCK


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The SB-5688LCM is our next-generation 8x8 HDMI Matrix Routing Switch, designed for multiple sources and displays. There are (8) HDMI connections for inputs and (8) HDMI connections for outputs located on the back panel. This unit has EDID management and EDID memory, including a new feature called “Fast Speed Start®” which permits switching between HDMI sources in as little as 2 seconds. The SB-5688LCM supports data rates up to of 6.75Gbps, enabling 1080p HDMI formats and UXGA/WUXGA/DVI 1920x1200 resolutions. The SB-5688LCM is based on HDMI standards and supports full resolution HDMI video with a signal bandwidth of 340Mhz so there is no signal degradation.

The SB-5688LCM’s front panel includes a LCD display with (2) data display lines. Functional manual control is provided via front panel push buttons, IR remote, RS-232 or TCP/IP (not a web-browser). A RS-232 Windows GUI interface is provided for matrix routing control (Windows only). The RS-232 connection allows functions to be controlled by systems like Control4 (drivers included) or any computerized software/hardware control system. The switcher is certified as being fully HDMI, CEC and HDCP 2.0 compliant, with RoHS, CE, FCC certifications and full HD HDMI V1.4a 3D formats.

When using the SB-5688LCM Matrix Routing Switch, one-to-many or many-to-one connections can be established. You can easily connect any input device to any output device. You can also establish a single input device to many output devices, eliminating the need to constantly re-route video input and output cables. This product has a 30 day warranty.


  • (8) HDMI with DVI-Audio source devices matrix switched to (8) HDMI output devices
  • HDMI digital video w/ embedded HDCP, DVI format and CEC/HDCP 2.0 compliant
  • Worldwide control EDID modes for HD Video resolutions
  • Link speeds of up to 6.75Gbps (link clock rate of 340MHz), Supports HDMI 1.4a 3D formats
  • Wide range of HD resolutions from PC XGA to WUXGA 1920x1200 and HDTV/DTV HDMI resolutions 480i/480p, 576i/576p, 720p, 1080i & 1080p
  • Compatible with all HDMI source devices, PC monitors, Plasma HD displays, HDTV and audio receivers or audio amplifiers
  • Digital Video TMDS formats for resolutions up to 1080p-60 with Deep color 36-bit
  • Digital Audio Support: Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plug/ex, DTS, DTS-HD, DTS-HD Master, DTS-EX, PCM, PCM2, LPCM2
  • Various User Interface Control:
    • Windows based GUI control via RS-232 port
    • Front panel push buttons
    • IR wireless remote control
    • Ethernet switcher control
    • Third party RS-232 control (via simple ASCII)
  • Supports world wide control functions: ALL/OFF/RECALL/ENTER/MEMORY/EDID/LOCK
  • Supports EDID Modes:
    • Embedded EDID Modes: FSS/H24-3D/H24-3D-M/H36-3D/H36-3D-M/DVI-D 1280x1024-60Hz/DVI-D 1920x1200-60Hz/AUTO
    • External Modes: Learning mode
  • Automatic scanning input & output status via LED show on front panel
  • Supports IR Remote and IR Extender with distances up to ~ 984 ft (300M) Max
  • Easy to install as either desktop or provided rack mount brackets


  • Type of HDMI Switcher: (8) HDMI Inputs to (8) HDMI Outputs Matrix Switcher
  • HDMI Support: HD 1080p@60Hz, H36-bit Deep color, 3D (1.4a) formats
  • HDCP / CEC Support: HDCP 2.0 Compliant, CEC Compliant
  • Video Bandwidth: Double Data Rates: 340Mhz, Total 6.75Gbps bandwidth
  • Digital Video Support: Full HD Resolution: 480i / 480p / 720p / 1080i / 1080p
  • Digital Audio Support: Multi Audio Formats 5.1 / 7.1, MAT(MLP), Dolby Digital, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS, DTS-ES 6.1, DTS-HD, DTS-HD-HRA, DTS-HD Master, (PCM-2CH)
  • Controls:
    • IR Remote Control (remote switcher)
    • Select & Function buttons on front panel
    • IR External port (switch control)
    • RS-232 series interface (switch control)
    • Ethernet series interface (switch control)
  • Preview Output: Supports (1) preview output port simultaneously via Output-#1
  • Source Status: Automatically Scan Sources Inputs via LED
  • Function Control Key: ALL / OFF / RECALL / ENTER / MEMORY / LOCK / EDID
  • Infrared Frequency: 38Khz
  • IR External Distance: ~1000 feet / 300M max
  • RS-232 Cable: Straight thru, 6 ft, 9D-M to 9D-F
  • HDMI I/O Connector: HDMI Type A - SMD 19pin female type
  • Temperature: 32°F - 100°F Operation (0°C - 38°C)
  • Dimensions (LxWxH): 17.5 x 10 x 1.75 in
  • Rack Mount: Rack Mount 1RU High 19 in Rack Mount (with rack mount)
  • Power Supply: DC12V / 5A, Universal world wide Type 50/60Hz, 100~230VAC
  • Power Consumption: 3880mA Maximum
  • Safety Approvals: CE, FCC, RoHS (2002/95/EC)
  • Weight: 8.2 lb (Unit only) / 10.8 lb (Net)


  • SB-5688LCM Matrix Switcher
  • RS-232 V2.0 / Ethernet V1.0 Protocol Instructions
  • IR Remote Control (SW-5688)
  • 19 inch Ear mount bracket (Part # 1U-440L)
  • SB-100 IR Extender Receiver Set
  • CD Contents: Manual, Windows GUI, ISP V1.0 Windows driver
  • RS-232 Cable 6.5 feet (2M)
  • HDMI Locking Post Replacement Screws
  • Universal Power Supply: DC12V, 5A, Input: (100~230VAC, AC 50/60Hz)
  • Optional: SB-100C IR Extender Receiver Cable (6.5ft (2M))
  • Users Guide