tvONE MX-8488 8x8 HDMI Matrix Routing Switcher with HDBaseT Outputs

Support Documentation:

The MX-8488 is designed to distribute up to 8 HDMI sources (with 3D support) to up to 8 different destinations via HDBaseT over Cat.6. The MX-8488 supports HDMI (with HDCP) video with Deep Color, EDID and 7.1 channel audio. The video quality is excellent and the switcher uses single link (225MHz/6.75Gbps) video processing circuitry. The MX-8488 HDMI Matrix Switcher offers a convenient and cost effective method for the switching of high quality HDMI video.

The MX-8488 is ready to provide an HDMI matrix switching solution ideal for boardroom, showroom, or exhibition use. Regardless of whether you use the IR remote, RS-232, Ethernet, or the front panel push button operation, control of the MX-8488 couldn't be easier. The MX-8488 is compatible with the following tvONE HDBaseT receivers: HD One LX/DX (non-POH mode only), 1T-CT-652, 1T-CT-654 and 1T-CT-642.

  • 8x HDMI inputs
  • 8x HDBaseT outputs
  • HDMI v1.3, HDCP v1.1 & DVI v1.0 compliant
  • Deep Color & 3D support
  • 7.1 LPCM, Dolby TrueHD & DTS-HD Master Audio support
  • IR I/O support
  • Rack-mountable
  • Controllable via Front panel, RS-232, IR & Ethernet
  • EDID setting support
  • PC resolutions VGA-WUXGA
  • Video resolutions 480i-1080p
  • Power over HDBaseT support

Video Input

  • HDMI 8x via HDMI Connector

Video Output

  • HDMI 8x via RJ45 Connector

Additional I/O

  • RS-232 Control 1x via DB9 Connector
  • Ethernet Control 1x via RJ45 Connector
  • IR Receiver 9 via 3.5mm mini
  • IR Transmitter 9 via 3.5mm mini
  • Service 1x Mini-USB

Supported Signals & Protocols

  • Industry Standards HDMI v1.3, HDCP v1.1, DVI 1.0, 3D, Infrared

General Specifications

  • Video Bandwidth 225MHz/6.75 Gbps
  • Maximum Resolutions HD to 1080p@60Hz, PC to 1920x1200 @60Hz
  • Color Depth 8-bit/10-bit/12-bit
  • HD Audio formats 7.1 LPCM, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio
  • Audio Sampling Rate Up to 192kHz
  • IR Frequency 30-50kHz

Maximum Range

  • Source to Matrix 1080p/ 8-bit 15m (45') 1080p/12-bit 10m (30')
  • Matrix to HDBaseT RX 100m (325')

Control Methods

  • Local Control Front Panel via 13 Buttons
  • Remote Control IR, RS-232 and Ethernet


  • Operating Temperature 0° to +40° C (+32° to +104° F)
  • Operating Humidity 20% to 90%, Non-condensing
  • Storage Temperature -20° to +60° C (-4° to +140° F)
  • Storage Humidity 20% to 90%, Non-condensing


  • Limited Warranty 3 Years Parts and Labor

Regulatory Approvals

  • Main Unit FCC, CE, RoHS
  • Power Supply UL, CUL, CE, PSE, GS, RoHS

Mechanical (H-W-D)

  • MX-8488 93x438x255mm (3.7" x 17.3" x 10")


  • MX-8488 4.46 Kg (9.83lb)

Power Requirement

  • External PSU 24VDC@6.25A Push Lock Connector
  • Optional PSU (PoH support) 24VDC@6.25A Push Lock Connector
  • Power consumption 64W
  • Power with PoH enabled 120W

Accessories Included

  • 2x DC Power Adapter US, UK and Euro
  • 1x IR Remote Control
  • 2x IR Transmitter
  • 2x IR Receiver
  • 1x Rack Mount Kit
  • 1x Operations Manual

Model Number

  • MX-8488 8x8 HDMI/HDBaseT Matrix Switcher