8x8 HDMI HDBaseT Matrix Switch w/ Auxiliary Audio (PoH)
SB-5688CAP (4K/PoE)
8x8 HDMI HDBaseT Matrix Switch w/ Auxiliary Audio (PoH)
Input : 8x HDMI, 8x Auxiliary Audio
Output : 8x HDMI, 8x S/PDIF or ARC, 8x HDBaseT (PoH)
  • Introduction
  • Features
  • Specifications
  • The SB-5688CAP is a professional 8x8 HDMI™ over HDBaseT™ Matrix Routing Switcher. Supporting (8)HDMI™ inputs and (8) Auxiliary Audio inputs. Output supported (8)HDMI™ outputs, (8)S/PDIF Audio and and (8) HDBaseT™ Transmitter with POH outputs(SB-5688CAP only). High definition digital signals can be selected and distributed to any (8)inputs to (16)outputs simultaneously(channel outputs mirrored). It is based on HDBaseT™ Standard and transmit HDMI™, Bidirectional IR and RS-232 and Ethernet signal up to 100M over a single CATx cable. The switcher is supported HDMI™ 1.4a 3D formats and HDCP 1.3 compliant, data rate up to 6.75Gbps with signal bandwidth 340MHz. Supports wide range of HD resolutions from PC XGA to WUXGA 1920x1200 and HDTV/DTV HDMI™ resolution up to 4K2K 30Hz. The EDID management can be selected between seven(7) different modes. Control is provided via Front panel push buttons, IR remote, RS-232 pr TCP/IP(not a web-browser). An RS-232 Windows GUI interface is provided for matrix routing control(Windows only).
  • 01. Support 8x HDMI digital source devices Matrix to 8x HDMI and 8x HDBaseT destinations


    02. Transmit HDMI, Bidirectional IR and RS-232 and Ethernet signals via single CATx cable

    03. HDMI digital Video w/embedded HDCP, DVI format and CEC/HDCP 2.2 compliant

    04. Link speeds of up to 6.75 Gbps (link clock rate of 340MbHz), Support HDMI 4K2K,

          1.4a 3D formats

    05. 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)

    06. Digital Video TMDS formats Resolution up to 4K2K with Deep color 36-bit.

    07. Digital Audio Support : Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plug/ex, DTS, DTS-HD,

          DTS-HD Master, DTS-EX, PCM, PCM2, LPCM2

    08. Audio Input : Support Auxiliary Audio (Analog stereo audio)

    09. Audio Output : Support Digital audio ARC or Digital audio S/PDIF

          ( from HDMI source or Auxiliary Audio )

    10. Various User Interface controls :

          • Windows based GUI control via RS-232 port

          • Front Panel push button

          • IR wireless remote controller

          • Ethernet Switch control

          • Third party RS-232 controller (via simple ASCII)

    11. Support world wide (9)x control function keys :

          Full function front panel controls :


    12. Supports seven (7) worldwide standard embedded EDID modes

    13. Automatic scanning input & output status via LCM show on front panel

    14. Using the build-in booster, each HDMI Output port is capable of driving cable

          lengths 1080p up to 98 feet (30M) & 4K2K up to 66 feet (20M)

    15. Support IR Remote and IR Extender with distance up to ~ 984 feet (300M) Maximum

    16. Support Universal power adaptor AC100V~240V, 50/60Hz

  • Type of HDMI Switcher 8x inputs To 8x Outputs HDMI over HDBaseT Matrix Switch with
    Audio and Extension
    HDMI Support HDMI 1080P, 4K2K-30Hz, 36-bit Deep color, HDMI V1.4a 3D
    HDBaseT Support bi-directional IR, RS-232, Multi format Audio, Ethernet and PoE.
    over one CATx cable
    PoH Support HDBASET Transmitter Power 48VDC Over category cable PoH
    HDCP / CEC Support HDCP 1.3 Compliant, CEC Compliant
    Video Bandwidth Double Data Rates: 340Mhz, Total 6.75Gbps bandwidth
    Video Input 8x HDMI (HDMI or DVI digital source)
    Audio Input 8x Audio ( Analog Stereo, AUX port. 3.5mm Jack)
    Video Output 8x HDMI (To Destination)
    8x HDBaseT Transmitter with PoH via category cable & RJ-45 connector
    Audio Output 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)
    HDBaseT Control In 8x IR in, 1x ALL, IR, in (Send IR Signals to Room)
    HDBaseT Control Out 8x IR out, 1x ALL, IR, out (Send IR Signals from Room), 1x LAN
    HDBaseT Control I/O 8x RS-232 I/O
    (Control 8x Rooms RS-232 via Switcher HDBaseT Extender Tx)
    Switch Controls 1x Select & Function buttons on front panel
    (Data status via LCM panel show out)
    1x IR Remote Controller (switch control)
    8x IR Room 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)
    Infrared Frequency 38 Khz
    HDMI Booster 1080p up to ~98feet(30M) & 4K2K up to ~66feet(20M)
    IR External Distance ~984 feet / 300 meters maximum
    HDBaseT Extend Distance ~328 feet / 100 meters maximum
    HDMI I/O Connector HDMI Type A - SMD 19pin Female Type
    Temperature Operating Temperature 32°F - 100°F (0°C - 32°C)
    Dimension (WxDxH) 19" x 9.85" x 3.46" (482mm x 250mm x 88mm)
    Rack Mount 2RU High 19" Rack Mount #2U-440L (with rack mount)
    Power Supply AC 100~240 VAC 50/60Hz (Power Consumption:10A Maximum)
    Safety Approvals CE, FCC, REACH
    Weight 3.75 Kg / 6.25 lb