8x8 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


Our Essential 8x8 HDBaseT™ Matrix offers unprecedented performance and value for the custom installation market. The HMXL88 is a 4K HDCP 2.2 8x8 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.

Box Contents

1 x HMXL88
1 x Rack mounting kit
1 x 24V/6.25A power supply
1 x 12V/6.25A 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


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 
  • 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) 
  • Supports all industry standard video resolutions including VGA-WUXGA and 480i-4K
  • Supports 3D signal display
  • Supports all known HDMI audio formats 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 - Mounting kit included


  • 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/6.25A DC (main) & 24V/6.25A DC (POH)

* Discreet IR control not available on HDMI outputs (1 & 2)