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NTI se-dvi-8ars 8-Port DVI-D Video Switch with Audio/RS232

The VIDMUX® DVI/HDMI video/audio switch enables one DVI/HDMI display and speakers to be switched between up to four single link digital DVI/HDMI video sources
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  • $555.00
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This listing is for se-dvi-8ars Switcher only. Use description below as a general reference.

The VIDMUX® DVI/HDMI video/audio switch enables one DVI/HDMI display and speakers to be switched between up to four single link digital DVI/HDMI video sources.


  • Supports DVI interface for crisp and clear video quality on flat panel display.
  • Supports HDTV resolutions up to 1080p and computer resolutions to 1920x1200 (WUXGA).
  • Eliminates redundant video displays.
  • Compliant with HDMI 1.3 standards (2- and 4-port models only).
  • Supports the DDC2B protocol.
  • 3.5 mm stereo audio input for each channel.
    • SE-DVI-8ARS: two-way audio support for speakers and microphone.
  • Passes HDMI audio signal through DVI-I port.
    • Transmit audio and video over a single cable with the DVI-HD-xx-MM male DVI-D to male HDMI cable.
  • Control via push button, infrared remote (IR) control, or optional RS232.
  • IR remote control includes power on/off, mute function, and break-away audio (switch audio independent of video).
  • HDCP compliant.

Audio/Video Input

  • Female DVI-I connectors.
  • 3.5 mm stereo audio jacks.
    • SE-DVI-8ARS: audio out/mic in for two-way audio support.
  • Compatible with computers and HDTV video sources (satellite receivers, DVD players, etc) with single link digital DVI outputs.

Audio/Video Output

  • One Female DVI-I connector.
  • One 3.5 mm stereo audio jack.
    • SE-DVI-8ARS: audio out/mic in for two-way audio support.
  • Single link DVI-D signal.
  • Supports HDTV resolutions to 1080p and computer resolutions to 1920x1200 (WUXGA).


  • 100 to 240 VAC at 50 or 60 Hz via AC Adapter.
  • Input voltage: 5VDC

Dimensions (WxDxH)

  • SE-DVI-2/4A: 6.41x2.86x1.03 in (163x73x26 mm).
  • SE-DVI-2/4ARS: 6.46x2.77x1.55 in (164x70x39 mm).
  • SE-DVI-8ARS: 17.3x5.16x1.73 in (440x131x44 mm).
    • Includes 1RU rackmount kit.


Part# MTBF
SE-DVI-2A 43,800 hours
SE-DVI-4A 43,800 hours
SE-DVI-2ARS 43,404 hours
SE-DVI-4ARS 43,800 hours


  • SE-DVI-2A: Three 6" (152 mm) Male to Female Stereo Audio low profile extension cables included.
  • SE-DVI-4A: Five 6" (152 mm) Male to Female Stereo Audio low profile extension cables included.
  • SE-DVI-8ARS: 5' RJ45 CAT5 patch cable and DB9 female to RJ45 female adapter for RS232 connection.
  • Use DVI-HD-xx-MM DVI-D to HDMI interface cable to connect the video source or display with integrated speakers (not included).

Regulatory Approvals

  • CE, FCC


  • Two years

Compatible NTI Products

  • Combine NTI's extenders, switches, splitters and cables for complex applications
    • DVI-I Single Link Interface Cable (DVI-IS-xx-MM)
    • DVI-D to HDMI Single Link Interface Cable (DVI-HD-xx-MM)

RS232 Control Option

  • Control
    • 2- and 4-port switches:
      • Female DB9 connector.
      • Add "RS" to the end of the part number to specify this option.
    • 8-port switch:
      • Female RJ45 connector.
        • 5' RJ45 CAT5 cable and DB9 female to RJ45 female adapter included.
    • Baud rate 300 through 9600.
  • Commands
    • RS – causes switch to reset so that IN1 connects to OUT1, IN2 connects to OUT2.
    • CS – causes one INx/OUTx connection to occur.
    • RO – reads what output is connected to specified input.
    • RU – reads size of switch, reports number of inputs and number of outputs on specified switch.

Push Button Control

  • 2- and 4-port switches:
    • Each button press changes the connected video and audio input to the next consecutive video and audio input.
      • Video and audio signals cannot be switched separately.
  • 8-port switch:
    • Each button, when pressed, changes the connected video and audio input to its corresponding source.
      • Video and audio signals can be independently switched.

IR Remote Control

  • Control can be done using the included IR remote control.
  • Independently switch video and audio signals.
  • Press any button in the Video or Audio section to switch the respective output to that input.
  • Press "Mute" button to disrupt the Audio Out signal (2- and 4-port models only).
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We Offer A 60-Day Money Back Guarantee: 
Our main goal is to ensure your complete satisfaction with our service and products. If, for any reason, you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase, you can return it within 60 days of the purchase date for a full refund. Our 60-day money back guarantee applies to all of the products we sell, except for: TVs and monitors 20" and larger, Special Order merchandise, or any item indicated as non-returnable. Shipping is not refundable. Prior to returning your purchase, a Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) number will be provided to you.

Refunds on returned items will be issued in the same payment form as received from the customer at the time of purchase. Once we receive the product and it passes inspection, we will credit your account. Please allow 3 - 6 business days for a credit to appear on your account.

If the item was sent back to us for an exchange, please allow 3 - 5 business days for the replacement to be processed.

No Returns/Exchanges on the following:

TVs and monitors 20" and larger
Special Order merchandise
Any item indicated on the website as non-returnable

For more information see our official Return Policy