colorlight X8 controller


X8 Controller



X8 is a professional LED display controller. It possesses powerful video signal receiving, splicing and processing capacities, and supports multiple signal inputs, in which the maximum input resolution is 1920×1200 pixels. It supports digital ports (DVI and SDI), and seamless switching between signals. It supports splicing, broadcast quality scaling, and six-layer displays.

X8 adopts 8 Gigabit Ethernet outputs, and it supports large LED displays of 8192 pixels in maximum width and of 4096 pixels in maximum height. Meanwhile, X8 is equipped with a series of versatile functions which can provide flexible screen control and high-quality image displays. It can be perfectly applied to high-end rental displays and high-resolution LED displays.


  • Supports various digital signal ports, including 4×DVI and 2×SDI
  • Supports input resolutions up to 1920×1200@60Hz
  • Loading capacity: 5 million, maximum width:8192 pixels, maximum height: 4096 pixels
  • Supports arbitrary switching of video sources; the input images can be spliced and scaled according to the screen resolution
  • Supports six-layer displays, the location and size can be adjusted freely
  • Supports 16 kinds of preset modes, the saved preset parameters can be loaded at any time according to needs
  • Dual USB2.0 for high speed configuration and easy cascading among controllers
  • Supports brightness and color temperature adjustment
  • Supports better gray at low brightness
  • Compatible with all receiving cards, multifunction cards, and optical fiber transceivers of Colorlight


The Front Panel

No. Name Function
1 3.5-inch LCD Displays the operation menu and system information
2 Knob Turn knob to select or adjust
3 Function Keys OK: Enter key

ESC: Escape current operation or selection

Bright: Brightness option

Black: Blank screen

Lock: Lock keys

4 Selection Keys DVI1/DVI2/DVI3/DVI4/SDI1/SDI2: Video source selection

Mode: Preset mode selection of images

Freeze: Freeze screen

Test: Test mode selection

5 Power Switch Power switching for equipment

The Back Panel

Input Interface
1 DVI 4 DVI inputs, in accordance with HDMI 1.4 standard

Supports 1920×1200@60Hz, 1920×1080@60Hz, supports HDCP

2 SDI 2 SDI inputs, in accordance with 3G-SDI standard

Supports 1080p, 1080i

Output Interface
1 Port 1-8 RJ45, 8 Gigabit Ethernet outputs, which can be arbitrarily spliced
Controlling Interface
1 LAN Network control (communication with PC, or access network)
2 USB IN USB input, which connects with PC to configure parameters
3 USB OUT USB output, cascading with the next controller
4 Genlock Genlock signal input ensures synchronism of display image
5 Genlock Loop Genlock synchronous signal loop output
6 RS232 RJ11(6P6C)*,used to communicate via 3rd party interfaces
1 AC 100~240V AC Power Interface

*RJ11 and DB9 Conversion



Size 2U standard box
Input voltage AC 100~240V
Rated Power Consumption 75W
Working Temperature -20℃~60℃
Weight 6.9kg


Unit: mm