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IOGEAR AVIOR 8-Port HD Audio/Video Switch with RS-232 Support GHSW8181

  • Switch between 8HDMI devices on 1 HDTV
  • Supports Dolby True HD and DTS HD Master Audio
  • Serial RS-232 bi-directional control port
  • HDMI Certified and HDCP compliant

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The AVIOR GHSW8181 is a high-end rack-mount designed 8x1 HDMI switcher with support for 3D along with IR and RS-232 control. A switching solution with 8 HDMI inputs for devices such as multiple DVR / Set-top boxes, Blu-ray / DVD players, game consoles and media servers; all connected to one HDTV display.

It supports 3D, Full HD 1080p with deep color accompanied with Dolby TrueHD and DTS HD Master Audio for exceptional high-end quality. Includes a built in serial port with RS-232 bi-directional capabilities along with intuitive front panel pushbutton and IR remote control.


  • newegg 8-Port HDMI Switch Equipped with 1x HDMI output and 8x HDMI inputs, the IOGEAR AVIOR GHSW8181 offers you the capability of switching between eight HDMI devices on one HDTV, an centralized way for managing and controlling multiple HDMI devices without the hassle of cable swapping. (Backwards compatible with DVI devices with HDMI to DVI adapter, Part No. GHDFDVIMW6, sold separately)
  • newegg Superior Performance HDCP compliant, this IOGEAR AVIOR HDMI switch supports the state of the art specifications to make the most of your high end equipment, including the full 3D support, 12-bit Deep Color support, Dolby True HD and DTS HD Master Audio support.
  • newegg Ease of Use Front-panel push buttons and IR remote enable convenient switching. Front panel LEDs indicate port and power status. Serial RS-232 bi-directional control port allows high-end system control.

Learn more about the IOGEAR GHSW8181




Max Source Support
8 x HDMI Sources
Resolution Support
480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p


8 x Female HDMI Type A 19 Pin input
1 x Female HDMI Type A 19 Pin output
Serial Interface
Serial RS-232 bi-directional control port for high-end system control


LED Indicator
Input: 8
Power On:1


Power Consumption
3 Watts (max)
Power Supply


Data Rate: Up to 2.25Gbps
Case: Metal


Switch between 8 HDMI devices on 1 HDTV

Works with DVR / Set-top boxes, Blu-ray / DVD players, video game consoles, media servers, computers, and many more

Full 3D support

Superior Resolution
- HDTV: 480p, 720p, 1080i, and 1080p resolution

Supports 12-bit Deep Color

Supports Dolby True HD and DTS HD Master Audio

Serial RS-232 bi-directional control port for high-end system control

Switch between devices via front-panel pushbutton or IR remote

Front-panel LED for port and power status

HDCP compliant

Backwards compatible with DVI devices with HDMI to DVI adapter*

*Via HDMI (F) to DVI (M) Adapter - Part No. GHDFDVIMW6

Dimensions & Weight

17" x 6.25" x 2"
4 lbs.

Package Contents

Package Content
1 x 8-Port HD Audio/Video Switch
1 x Remote Control
1 x Rack Mount Kit
1 x Power Adapter
1 x Quick Start Guide
1 x Warranty Card
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
  • Warranty
  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years
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