So I finally receive the DMCO-13's this afternoon and started installing the DM system.
Here is a pic of one of the DMCO-13's.
There are2 Fiber outputs and 2 HDMI outputs on each card. The fiber outs will be going to the DM-RMC-100-F's and the HDMI outputs, for audio, will be going to the corresponding rooms receiver (Each room has it's own receiver). You also see 2 channel audio break out but I will not be using those. Note all equipment is centrally located in a rack so the HDMI runs to the receiver are 3ft. at the longest.
Here is a quick summary of the Crestron system I have installed. Once I have the DM system completely installed I will post details of my system including lighting, shades and HVAC, including pics and network information.
Controllers communicating via EISC
PAC2M (Lighting, Shades, HVAC, Whole house aromatic system (
TPMC-8X (Living Room)
TPMC-4X (Master BR)
iPhone (Media Room)
Neothings Avalon 8x8 (now used for Digital Audio, Coax/TOSLINK, only)
Crestron DM8x8 Fiber Based w/DM-RMC-100-F's
Denon AVR2807 (Living Room)
Denon AVR2807 (Master BR Room)
Pioneer Elite SC-05 (Den)
Pioneer Elite SC-25 (Media Room)
Pioneer Elite Pro FHD-01 (Living Room)
Pioneer Elite Pro-111-FD (Master BR)
Samsung UN46B8000 46" 1080p LED HDTV (Den)
Pioneer Elite Pro-141-FD (Media Room)
Kaleidescape KServer-1500 1U Server 4 1TB Drives. Wil be upgrading to 4 2TB drives this month
Kaleidescape 1080p player (Living Room)
Kaleidescape 1080p player (Master BR)
Kaleidescape 1080p mini player (Den)
Kaleidescape 1080p Mini player (Media Room)
Cable Box (Only 1 for the whole house)
Crestron CEN-Track w/ Am/FM/Sirius Digital Card
Here is a pic that I took today showing the DM-RMC-100-F installed. Right now I have the entire living room running on the DM system. Tomorrow I will have the rest of the house completed.
Here you see the DM-RMC-100-F
attached to the wall along with the the fiber cable connecting to it (D & M) and power (G & 24). The DM 8x8 sends the following to each DM-RMC-100-F, one is located at every display in our house, over a single pair of, 2 strand, fiber.1)
Uncompressed HDMI 1.3 video with support for Deep Color2)
Uncompressed Multi-channel Audio (Dolby® TrueHD 7.1, Dolby Digital Plus 7.1, Dolby Digital AC3 5.1, Dolby Digital EX 5.1, DTS-HD Master Audio™ 7.1, DTS-HD High Res 7.1, DTS 5.1, DTS-ES Matrix 5.1, DTS-ES Discrete 6.1, DTS 96/24 5.1, up to 8ch PCM)3)
RS-232 (1 Port)5)
IR (2 Ports)6)
USB (1 Port)7)
Relay (2 Ports)8)
Ability to embed CEC commands directly within the HDMI Channel and send to any display10)
IP Phone System - Not only that I am able to run 1-9 above, but also our entire phone system over the same fiber cable that the DM system uses.
As for the DM8x8 here is a pic of it before all the cards were installed. As you can see 2 HDMI cards are missing as well as both the output cards, the DMCO-13's
Once I have the entire house completed I will post complete details.
Thats all for now.