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4-Port DisplayPort Multi-Monitor Splitter, MST Hub, 4K 60Hz UHD, DP1.2, TAA

Part Number:  B156-004-V2

Displays the same image on 4 DisplayPort monitors, extends the desktop across them, or combines all into one large monitor. Ideal for digital signage in schools, churches, conference rooms, trade shows and retail outlets.

  • Supports UHD video resolutions up to 4K @ 60Hz (3840 x 2160)
  • Built-in 6 in. cable connects directly to DisplayPort source
  • Supports up to 48-bit Deep Color (16 bits per channel)
  • Works with all operating systems
  • Supports DTS-HD, Dolby TrueHD and 7.1-channel surround sound
  • 3-year limited warranty
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Overview

The B156-004-V2 4-Port DisplayPort 1.2 MST Hub connects up to four DisplayPort monitors to the DisplayPort output on your computer. Ideal for digital signage in schools, churches, conference rooms, trade shows, hotels and retail outlets, this hub allows you to display the same image on all four monitors, extend the desktop across them, or combine all four into one large monitor in video wall mode.
The B156-004-V2 is compliant with DisplayPort 1.2 and backward compatible with versions 1.1 and 1.1a with the feature set being limited to that of your equipment. It supports high-definition video resolutions up to 1920 x 1080 (1080p) per monitor. In video wall mode, this hub supports expanded video resolutions, such as 4K @ 60Hz (3840 x 2160) in a 2 x 2 monitor configuration or 7680 x 1080 in a vertical 4 x 1 configuration.
This MST hub also supports HDCP, EDID, DDC and 48-bit Deep Color (16 bits per channel), as well as DTS-HD, Dolby TrueHD and 7.1-channel surround sound audio. It works with all operating systems. Plug-and-play convenience means no software or drivers are needed. A built-in six-inch cable connects directly to a DisplayPort source. LEDs indicate when the monitors are receiving a signal. The B156-004-V2 complies with the Federal Trade Agreements Act (TAA) for GSA Schedule purchases.

Features

Connects Up to 4 DisplayPort Monitors to Your Computer’s DisplayPort Output
  • Ideal for digital signs in schools, churches, conference rooms, trade shows and retail settings
  • Displays same image on 4 monitors simultaneously in mirror mode
  • Extends desktop across 4 monitors in extended mode
  • Combines 4 monitors into one large monitor in video wall mode
  • Built-in 6 in. cable connects directly to DisplayPort source
  • LEDs indicate when monitors are receiving a signal
Meets the Latest Performance Standards
  • Supports HD video resolutions up to 1920 x 1080 per monitor
  • Supports expanded resolutions in video wall mode, such as 4K @ 60Hz (3840 x 2160) in a 2 x 2 monitor configuration or 7680 x 1080 in a vertical 4 x 1 configuration
  • Supports HDCP, EDID and DDC
  • Supports 48-bit Deep Color (16 bits per channel)
  • Supports DTS-HD, Dolby True HD and 7.1-channel surround sound audio
  • Backward compatible with DisplayPort 1.1 and 1.1a
Easy to Use Almost Anywhere
  • Works with all operating systems
  • Plug and play—no software or drivers required
TAA Compliant
  • Complies with Federal Trade Agreements Act (TAA) for GSA Schedule purchases

System Requirements

  • Computer with DisplayPort 1.2-compatible graphics card (e.g. AMD Radeon with AMD Eyefinity) required for video wall mode.
  • Backward compatible with most DisplayPort 1.1a equipment running current graphics drivers with feature set limited to that of your equipment. Compatibility with older graphics cards not guaranteed.
  • Mac OS X does not support MST for NVIDIA and Intel Graphics Processor Units, limiting video display on connected monitors to mirror mode.
  • MST-compliant DisplayPort 1.2 graphics cards are limited to a bandwidth of 21.6 Gbps amongst all monitors with higher resolution monitors using up more bandwidth. 1080p monitors will use up approximately 22% of bandwidth, whereas 4K monitors will use 40% or more. As each monitor will be different, it is necessary to verify the percentage of bandwidth being used by each monitor in the display settings interface of your graphics card. If the total percentage of bandwidth taken up by all the connected monitors exceeds 100%, an image will not display on one or more of them.
  • Monitor(s) with DisplayPort input.

Package Includes

  • B156-004-V2 4-Port DisplayPort 1.2 MST Hub
  • External power supply with NEMA 1-15P plug and 5 ft. cord (Input: 100–240V, 50/60 Hz, 0.5A; Output: 5V, 2A)
  • Owner’s manual
TAA compliant RoHS compliant

Specifications

OVERVIEW
UPC Code037332193209
TechnologyDisplayPort
Host ConnectorDISPLAYPORT (MALE)
VIDEO
Max Supported Video Resolution4K @ 60Hz (3840 x 2160)
Max Supported Color Depth48-bit Deep Color
3D Video SupportedYes
AUDIO
Audio SpecificationDTS-HD, Dolby TrueHD and 7.1-channel surround sound audio
POWER
Power Source TypeAC Adapter
External Power Supply Plug(s)NEMA 1-15P North America
External Power Supply Input Specs (V / Hz / A)100-240V / 50/60Hz / 0.5A
External Power Supply Output Specs (V / A)5V / 2A
External Power Supply Cord Length (ft.)4.5
External Power Supply Cord Length (m.)1.4
AC AdapterInput: 100-240V, 50/60Hz, 0.5A; Output: 5V, 2A, 5 ft.
DC Barrel PlugOD: 5.5 x 2.1 x 9.5mm, Positive Pin, Negative Sleeve
Power Consumption (Watts)4
USER INTERFACE, ALERTS & CONTROLS
LED Indicators(x4) Orange (Monitor Signal); (x1) Green (Power)
PHYSICAL
ColorBlack
Material of ConstructionPlastic
RackmountableNo
Shipping Dimensions (hwd / in.)2.20 x 6.30 x 8.40
Shipping Weight (lbs.)0.90
Unit Dimensions (hwd / in.)0.000 x 0.000 x 0.000
Unit Packaging TypeBox
Unit Weight (lbs.)0.2
ENVIRONMENTAL
Operating Temperature Range14 to 167 °F (-10 to 75 °C)
Storage Temperature Range-4 to 176 °F (-20 to 80 °C)
Relative Humidity0% to 85%, Non-Condensing
BTUs  13.65 BTU/Hr
COMMUNICATIONS
EDID Compatible  Yes
CONNECTIONS
Number of Ports4
Side A - Connector 1DISPLAYPORT (MALE)
Side B - Connector 1(4) DISPLAYPORT (FEMALE)
Connector PlatingNickel
Contact Plating  Gold
FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS
Displayport Specification1.2
HDCP Specification1.3
Driver RequiredNo
MST Support  Yes
STANDARDS & COMPLIANCE
External Power Supply CertificationsFCC; UL; cUL
Product ComplianceRoHS; REACH; FCC (USA); Trade Agreements Act (TAA)
WARRANTY & SUPPORT
Product Warranty Period (Worldwide)3-year limited warranty

Questions & Answers

DisplayPort is a high-performance digital interface for transmitting audio and video signals. It was developed to replace older technologies, such as VGA and DVI, and has become one of the most advanced display technologies.
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Multi-Stream Transport (MST) allows multiple monitors to be connected over a single DisplayPort or Mini DisplayPort connection. To use MST, you need monitors that support DisplayPort 1.2 daisy chaining or a DisplayPort MST Hub (also referred to as an MST splitter or DisplayPort splitter). For a full explanation of MST, see DisplayPort Multi-Stream Transport (MST) Explained.

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