Contractor 8x8 HDBaseT™ CSC Matrix - 70m

Our Contractor 8x8 HDBaseT™ Matrix offers unprecedented performance and value for the custom installation market.

The C88CS is a HDMI 2.0 4K 60Hz 4:4:4 HDCP 2.2 Matrix utilising CSC technology* to deliver HDMI, Bi-directional IR and PoC up to lengths of 40m over a single CAT cable (1080p to 70m).

The Matrix also provides advanced features including simultaneous HDBaseT™ / HDMI on output 1, video down conversion on HDBaseT™ outputs, and a web browser interface module for control and configuration of the matrix.

4K 60Hz 444 CSC EDID Management HDCP 2.2 HDMI2.0 WEB GUI

• Advanced HDBaseT™ technology offering distribution of video and audio over a single CAT cable
• Advanced Colour Space Conversion (CSC) supports HDMI 2.0 18Gbps specification including HDR*
• Features 8 x HDMI inputs which can be independently routed to 8 x HDBaseT™ outputs
• Output 1 features simultaneous HDMI and HDBaseT™ output
• Video down-conversion on HDBaseT™ outputs allowing a display only capable of supporting lower video resolutions (4K 60Hz 4:2:0 or 1080p) to receive 4K 60Hz 4:4:4 video content while still showing maximum original 4K UHD resolution on remaining video outputs
• Supports 4K 60Hz 4:4:4 UHD video up to 40m
• Extends HDMI 1080p video up to 70m
• Supports all industry standard video resolutions including VGA-WUXGA and 480i-4K
• 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
• Supports bi-directional IR on all HDBaseT™ outputs
• Control via front panel, IR, RS-232 and TCP/IP
• Supports PoC (Power over Cable) to power compatible HDBaseT™ receivers (RX70CS recommended)
• Supplied with Blustream IR receivers and emitters
• 3rd party drivers available for major control brands
• 1U Design for 19" rack mount integration - mounting kit included
• Advanced EDID management
• HDCP 2.2 compliant 
• Recommended receiver: RX70CS (where 18Gbps CSC support is required)

*For 18Gbps CSC support use RX70CS receivers

• Video Input Connectors: 8 x HDMI Type A, 19-pin, female 
• Video Output Connectors: 1 x HDMI Type A, 19-pin, female, 8 x HDBaseT™ RJ45 connector
• RS-232 Serial Port: 1 x DB9 Serial connector
• TCP/IP Control: 1 x RJ45, female
• IR Input Ports: 9 x 3.5mm stereo jack
• IR Output Ports: 8 x 3.5mm mono jack
• Rack Mountable: 1U rack height, rack ears included
• Case Dimensions (without feet & connections) (W x D x H): 437mm x 377mm x 44mm
• Case Dimensions (with feet & connections) (W x D x H): 437mm x 384mm x 53mm
• Shipping Weight: 6.25kg
• Operating Temperature: 32°F to 104°F (-5°C to +55°C)
• Storage Temperature: -4°F to 140°F (-25°C to +70°C)
• Power Supply: Internal 100-240V AC

1 x C88CS
1 x Rack Mounting Kit
1 x Remote Control
8 x IR Emitters
9 x IR Receivers
1 x RS-232 Control Cable
1 x IR Control Cable - 3.5mm-3.5mm Cable
1 x Quick Reference Guide
Power Cable(s)

Get in touch with us.

We have regional headquarters located in Melbourne, Australia, the UK and the USA. From all locations our experienced product managers are on hand to provide real time sales and technical support to our customers. Coupled with state of the art testing and training facilities this ensures our products can be installed in any AV environment with unrivalled confidence. We proudly deliver 24 hour technical support via phone, email and live chat to our sales partners throughout the world.

United Kingdom
Blustream UK
The Service Station,
Melton Road,
Hickling Pastures,
LE14 3QG, UK
+44(0) 115 8247000

European Union
Blustream SL
Calle Oro 45,
Nave 10,
Colmenar Viejo,
Madrid, Spain
+34 911 232 072

Blustream USA
5775 12th Avenue East,
Suite 180,
MN 55379
+1 (952) 333-8411

Blustream Australia
24 Lionel Road,
Mt. Waverley,
Victoria 3149,
+61 3 8691 1999