Description :

The HD-88AK is a professional 8x8 UHD HDMI matrix routing switch. Supporting (8) HDMI Inputs and (8) Auxiliary Audio Inputs with (8) HDMI and (8) SPDIF Audio Outputs. The HD-88AK is based on HDMI standards and supports full resolution HDMI video with embedded EDID. With a signal bandwidth of 340Mhz, there is no signal degradation. High definition digital signals can be selected and distributed to any (8) Inputs to (8) outputs. This switcher is certified as being fully CEC, ARC and HDCP 2.0 compliant, full HD 4K2K HDMI V1.4a 3D formats with data rates up to 6.75 Gbps. Supports 4K2K@30hz, UXGA/WUXGA/DVI 1920x1200 resolutions to any HD display. The HD-88AK has 1x HDMI and Auxiliary Audio (analog stereo audio) connector for each Input. If your source is DVI, you can insert an external audio signal to embed onto the HDMI signal. There is one digital audio (S/PDIF) output per channel that will de-embed the audio signal. This feature allows direct connection to an audio amplifier/receiver without the problems of EDID/HDCP.EDID management can be selected between (7) different modes. Control is provided via front panel push buttons, IR remote, RS-232 or TCP/IP (not a web-browser). A RS-232/Ethernet Windows GUI software program is provided for matrix routing control (Windows only).


Item Number: #HD-88AK
Price: $2100.00
Sale Price: $1581.00

Availability: instock


Product Features


  • (8) HDMI with Auxiliary Audio (Analog Audio) source devices matrix switched to (8) HDMI with S/PDIF output destinations
  • HDMI digital video w/ embedded HDCP, DVI formats and CEC/HDCP 2.0 compliant
  • Worldwide EDID control modes for full HDMI 4K2K (24/30Hz) HD video resolutions
  • Link speeds of up to 6.75 Gbps (link clock rate of 340MbHz), Supports HDMI 4K2K, 1.4a, 3D formats
  • Wide range of HD resolutions from PC XGA to WUXGA 1920x1200 and HDTV/DTV HDMI resolutions 480i/480p, 576i/576p, 720p, 1080i/p & 4K2K (24/30Hz)
  • Compatible with all HDMI source devices, PC monitors, Plasma HD displays, HDTVs and audio receivers or audio amplifiers
  • Digital video TMDS formats for resolutions up to 4K2K with Deep color 36-bit
  • Digital Audio Support:
    • Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plug/ex, DTS, DTS-HD, DTS-HD Master, DTS-EX, PCM, PCM2, LPCM2
    • Audio Inputs: SupportsAuxiliary Audio (Analog stereo audio)
    • Audio Outputs: Supports Digital audio ARC or Digital audio S/PDIF (from HDMI source or Auxiliary Audio)
  • Various User Interface Control:
    • Windows based GUI control via RS-232 port
    • Front panel push button
    • IR wireless remote control
    • Ethernet switch control
    • Third party RS-232 controller (via simple ASCII)
  • Using the build-in booster, each HDMI Output port is capable of driving cable lengths for 1080p up to 98 ft (30M) & 4K2K up to 66 ft (20M)
  • The HD-88AK HDMI Outputs contain a booster enabling longer cable runs without using amplifier/repeaters. HDMI specification is 15M or 50 feet. The HD-88AK is capable of supporting 30M or 98 feet
  • Supports (10) World Wide Control Function Keys:
    • Full function front panel controls: ARC/AUX/ALL/OFF/EDID/LOCK/RECALL/MEMORY/ENTER
  • Supports EDID Modes:
    • Embedded EDID modes: FSS/H24-3D/H24-3D-M/H36-3D/H36-3D-M/4K2K-3D/DVI-D 1920x1200-60Hz
    • External modes: Learning mode. Automatic scanning input & output status via LED show on front panel
  • Automatic scanning input & output status via LCM show on front panel
  • Supports IR remotes and IR extenders for a distance of up to ~984 feet (300M) Maximum
  • Supports Universal power adaptor AC90V~AC240V, 50/60Hz


Type of Switcher
(8) Inputs to (8) Outputs HDMI Matrix Switcher with Audio and Extension
HDMI Support
HDMI 4K2K, 1080p-@60Hz, H36-bit Deep color, 3D of HDMI V1.4 formats
HDCP/CEC Support
HDCP 2.0 Compliant, CEC Compliant
Video Bandwidth
Double Data Rates: 340Mhz, Total 6.75Gbps bandwidth
Digital Video Support
HD: 480i/480p/720p/1080i/p and 4K2K up to 36bit deep color
Video Inputs
8x HDMI (HDMI or DVI digital source)
Audio Inputs
8x AUX Audio (Analog Stereo, AUX port 3.5mm Jack)
Video Outputs
8x HDMI (To Destination)
Audio Outputs
  • 8x S/PDIF: Multi Audio formats 5.1 from HDMI or LPCM-2CH from Auxiliary audio
  • 8x ARC: TV Return Channel Audio
  • 8x HDMI: Multi Audio Formats 5.1/7.1, MAT (MLP), Dolby Digital, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS, DTS-ES 6CH, DTS-HD, DTS-HD-HRA, DTS-HD Master, (PCM-2CH)
Switch Controls
  • 1x Select & Function buttons on front panel (Data status via LCM panel show out)
  • 1x IR Remote Controller (switch control)
  • 1x IR External port (switch control via 3.5mm OD Jack)
  • 1x RS-232 series interface (switch control)
  • 1x Ethernet series interface (switch control)
Source Status
Input status LEDs indicates presence of a live signal
(25) Function Control Keys
1. ARC, 2. AUX, 3. ALL, 4. OFF, 5. RECALL, 6. ENTER, 7. MEMORY, 8. LOCK, 9. EDID, 10. Destination button 1 thru 8, 11. Source button 1 thru 8
(7) EDID Management
  • 1. Select Embedded EDID modes: Mode1: FSS, Mode2: H24-3D, Mode3: H24-3D-M, Mode4: H36-3D, Mode5: H36-3D-M, Mode6: 4K2K-3D, PCM-2CH, Mode7: DVI-D 1920x1200-60Hz
  • 2. Select LEARNING mode: Learning Destination EDID To Link Source
Infrared Frequency
38 Khz
Video Booster
HDMI output 1080p lengths up to 98 feet (30M)/4K2K up to 66 feet (20M)
IR External Distance
~984 ft/300M maximum
HDMI I/O Connector
HDMI Type A-SMD 19pin female type
32°F-100°F Operation (0°C-32°C)
Dimensions (LxWxH)
19 x 9.85 x 1.75 in (482x250x44 mm)
Rack Mount
1RU High 19 in (with rack mount)
Power Supply
DC12V, 5A, Power Input: AC 100~240VAC 50/60Hz (universal type supply)
Power Consumption
2150mA Maximum
Safety Approvals
CE, FCC, RoHS (2002/95/EC)
Product Weight
3.75 Kg/8.25 lb

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