BLUSTREAM HDBaseT 8×8 Matrix HMXL88-V2

BLUSTREAM HDBaseT 8×8 Matrix HMXL88-V2


8×8 HDBaseT™ Matrix – 6x 70m (4K up to 40m) HDBaseT™ Outputs + 2x HDMI Outputs, Bi-directional IR, PoH (PoE), RS-232, IR & TCP/IP Control, HDCP 2.2 compliant, Web GUI

Blustream Essential 8×8 HDBaseT™ Matrix offers unprecedented performance and value for the custom installation market. The HMXL88 is a 4K HDCP 2.2 8×8 matrix with a combination of 6 x HDBaseT™ and 2 x HDMI Outputs. This allows for cost effective integration of local displays and AV receivers within an installation. The matrix delivers HDMI, Bi-directional IR and PoH (PoE) up to lengths of 70m over a single CAT cable. The matrix features a web interface module for control and configuration and can also be seamlessly controlled by 3rd party control systems via RS-232 or IP.

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Key Features

  • Advanced HDBaseT™ technology offering uncompressed video and audio with zero latency
  • Features 8x HDMI inputs which can be independently routed to 8 outputs (6x HDBaseT + 2x HDMI)
  • Extends HDMI up to a distance of 70m over single CAT cable
  • Product Supports 4K UHD video up to 40m (3840 x 2160 @30Hz 4:4:4, 4096 x 2160 @24Hz 4:4:4, and 4K @60Hz 4:2:0)
  • All industry standard video resolutions supported including VGA-WUXGA and 480i-4K
  • Fully supports 3D signal display
  • All known HDMI audio formats are supported; including Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital Plus and DTS-HD Master Audio transmission
  • Web interface module for control and configuration of Matrix (instructions available in Drivers & Protocols section)
  • Bi-directional IR from all input and output locations
  • Control via front panel , IR, RS-232 and TCP/IP
  • Supports PoH (Power over HDBaseT) to power compatible HDBaseT receivers
  • 3rd Party drivers available for all major home control brands
  • Advanced EDID management
  • HDCP 2.2 compliant
  • 1U Design for 19″ rack mount integration – rack mounting kit included
  • Compatible with (receivers):
  • HEX100ARC-RX (for AV & IR pass through only, 70m at 1080p, 40m at 4K)
  • HEX100HDVGA-RX (for audio breakout at receiver, 70m at 1080p, 40m at 4K) – not HDCP2.2 compliant
  • HEX70ED-RX (IR control only, 70m at 1080p, 40m at 4K)
  • HEX70B-RX (IR control only, 70m at 1080p, 40m at 4K) – recommended receiver
  • RX70AMP (for audio within zone, 70m at 1080p, 40m at 4K) – not HDCP2.2 compliant


  • Video Input Connectors: 8x HDMI Type A, 19-pin, female, locking
  • Video Output Connectors: 6x HDBaseT RJ45 connector, 2x HDMI Type A, 19-pin, female, locking
  • RS-232 serial port: DB-9, female
  • TCP/IP Control: RJ45, female
  • IR Input ports: 9x 3.5mm stereo jack
  • IR Output ports: 8x 3.5mm mono jack
  • Rack-Mountable: 1 U rack height, rack ears included
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 440mm x 300mm x 43mm , without feet
  • Shipping Weight: 2.7kg
  • Operating Temperature: 32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)
  • Storage Temperature : -4°F to 140°F (-20°C to 60°C)
  • Power Supply: 12V/5A DC (main) & 24V/6.25A DC (POH)
    * Discreet IR control not available on HDMI outputs (1 & 2)

Additional information

Box Contents

1 x HMXL88 1 x Rack mounting kit 1 x 24V/6.25A power supply 1 x 12V/5A power supply 1 x Remote control 6 x IR receiver 6 x IR control cable – 3.5mm-3.5mm cable 8 x IR emitter 1 x User manual


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