QuadHead2Go Q185 Multi-Monitor Controller Card

Scalable. Flexible. Easy-to-Deploy Video Walls.

QuadHead2Go Q185 multi-monitor controller card

Capable of driving four displays from one signal, the Matrox® QuadHead2Go™ Q185 multi-monitor controller card provides complete video wall scalability and flexibility. This single-slot PCIe® card is designed to power any video wall configuration of any possible dimension, from any DisplayPort video source—reliably delivering flawless image quality across expansive video wall displays, suited for control rooms. QuadHead2Go’s on-device buttons and pre-set configurations ensure an out-of-the-box, trouble-free installation experience.

Technical specifications

QuadHead2Go Q185 multi-monitor controller card

Product type 1 input and 4 outputs
Form factor Card: (p/n: Q2G-DP4K-C)
PCIe® x16 mechanical, x1 electrical (power only)
Input connector (video & audio support) 1 x Mini DisplayPort 1.2
Max input resolutions 3840x2160 @60Hz, 3840x2160 @30Hz,
7680x1080 @60Hz, 7680x1080 @30Hz,
1920x4320 @60Hz, 1920x4320 @30Hz
Other input resolutions including 8Kx8K are supported.
Contact Matrox for more details.
Output connector (video & audio support) 4 x Mini HDMI
Max output resolutions 1920x1080 @60Hz, 1920x1080 @30Hz,
1920x1200 @60Hz, 1920x1200 @30Hz
Other output resolutions are supported.
Contact Matrox for more details.
Memory 1 GB
Supported configurations 2x2 (default), 4x1, 3x1, 2x1, 1x2, 1x3, 1x4 in both landscape and portrait modes and other non-rectangular/artistic configurations
Non-rectangular/artistic video walls support Yes
Rotation Yes. Support for 90, 180, 270 degrees
Multi-unit support Yes
Bezel management Yes
Clone mode Yes
HDCP support Yes
Video & audio processing
Video scaling Matrox’s advanced multi-channel Video Scaling Engine
Video rotation Yes. Support for 90, 180, 270 degrees
Video cropping Yes
Audio format AAC, PCM, Stereo, and Mono
Audio sampling rate 44.1 KHz and 48 KHz
16-bit stereo
Networking interface
Standard Ethernet 10/100/1000 Base-T, Auto-Detect, Half/Full-Duplex
Connector RJ45
IP version IPv4/IPv6*
IP addressing DHCP (default) and Static IP
Control & update protocols
Control interface 1 x 10/100/1000 Base-T RJ45 Ethernet port
Command & control protocols HTTP/HTTPS
UPnP (discovery)
mDNS and DNS-SD (discovery)
Firmware update Via network interface
Color space
Input color space RGB: 8:8:8 (24 bits per pixel)
YUV: 4:4:4, 4:2:2 (8 bits per component)
Output color space RGB: 8:8:8 (24 bits per pixel)
Environmental & power conditions
Operating conditions Temperature: 0 to 45 °C/32 to 113 °F
Humidity: 20% to 80% (non-condensing)
Storage conditions Temperature: -40 to 70 °C/-40 to 158 °F
Humidity: 5% to 95% (non-condensing)
Power supply None (power from the system)
Maximum power consumption 15 W
Dimensions (WxHxD)/weight 0.85 x 5.00 x 6.21 in (2.16 x 12.70 x 15.77 cm)/170 g
Hardware included None
Regulatory/environmental compliance EMC Class A: FCC, CE, KC, RCM
Warranty 3 years
Matrox PowerWall Free software available online.
See Matrox PowerWall datasheet for more details.
Matrox QuadHead2Go REST API
Available for application development.
Contact Matrox for more details.
Matrox PowerDesk Not supported
Accessories (Sold separately)
Optional hardware Secure Cable Solution (SK-SLNB-6)

* IP version 6 support coming soon. Please view Release Notes for latest updates or contact Matrox for more details.

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