8x8 HDBaseT™ Matrix - 6 x 70m (4K up to 40m) HDBaseT™ Outputs & 2 HDMI Outputs, Bi-directional IR, PoH (PoE), RS-232 & IP Control


Our essential 8x8 HDBaseT™ Matrix offers unprecedented performance and value for the custom installation market. The HMXL88 is a 4K UHD 8x8 matrix with a combination of 6x HDBaseT™ and 2x HDMI outputs. This allows for cost-effective integration of local displays or 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. It can also be seemlessly controlled by 3rd party control systems via RS-232 or TCP/IP.

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
1 x IR receiver
6 x IR control cables - 3.5mm-3.5mm cable
8 x IR emitters
1 x User manual



Key Features

  • Features 8x HDMI inputs which can be independently routed to 6x HDBaseT™ outputs and 2x HDMI outputs

  • 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

  • Supports bi-directional IR from all input and HDBaseT 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 1.4 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: 8x HDBaseT™ RJ45 connector

  • RS-232 Serial Port: DB-9, female

  • TCP/IP Control: RJ45, female

  • IR Input Ports: 7x 3.5mm stereo jack

  • IR Output Ports: 8x 3.5mm mono jack

  • Rack-Mountable: 1U rack height, rack ears included

  • Product Dimensions (WxDxH): 444 x 310 x 50mm (with feet & connections)

  • Product Dimensions (WxDxH): 440 x 300 x 45mm (without feet & connections)

  • Product Weight: 3.9kg (excluding accessories)

  • Carton / Box Dimensions (WxDxH): 510 x 400 x 180mm

  • Shipping Weight: 7.2kg

  • 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, screw type connector (matrix power)

  • Power Supply: 24V / 6.25A DC, push / pull clip connector (PoH power)

  • Compatible with (HDBaseT™ receivers): HEX70B-RX, HEX70ED-RX (where RS-232 pass thru is required), RX70AMP (where audio breakout is required within the zone)

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