Blustream HMXL44ARC-KIT HDBaseT™ AV Matrix HDMI Extender


The HMXL44ARC is a HDMI2.0 4K60Hz 4:4:4 HDCP2.2 Matrix package utilising CSC technology to deliver HDMI, Bi-directional IR and PoC up to lengths of 70m (at 1080p) over a single CAT cable.

The Matrix also provides advanced features including simultaneous HDBaseT™/HDMI on output 1, video Smart Scaling on HDBaseT outputs and independent 14×4 audio matrix including Audio Return Channel (ARC). The HMXL44ARC includes in-built web browser interface module for control and configuration of the Matrix and RS-232 and IR pass through to enable seamless 3rd party control integration.

  • 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 4 x HDMI inputs which can be independently routed to 4 x HDBaseT™ outputs
  • Output 1 features simultaneous HDMI and HDBaseT™ output
  • Video Smart Scaling 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 and 1080p video up to 70m
  • 14×4 Audio Matrix independently controllable from video. Audio source inputs include:
  • – 4x audio breakout from HDMI source inputs
  • – 4x audio breakout from zone outputs
  • – 4x ARC from zone outputs*
  • – 1x Optical and 1x Analogue audio input
  • 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 and RS-232 on all HDBaseT™ outputs
  • Control via front panel, IR, iOS / Android App, RS-232 and TCP/IP
  • Supports PoC (Power over Cable) to power compatible HDBaseT™ receivers
  • Supplied with Blustream IR receivers and emitters
  • Advanced EDID management and HDCP 2.2 compliant
  • Supplied with 4x RX70CS HDBaseT Receivers

*ARC feature supports HDMI ARC or Optical ARC

*CSC and ARC Feature compatible with RX70CS only

  • Video Input Connectors: 4x HDMI Type A, 19-pin, female
  • Video Output Connectors: 1x HDMI Type A, 19-pin, female, 4x HDBaseT™ RJ45 connector
  • Audio Output Connectors: 1x Analogue audio L/R (3.5mm stereo Jack), 1x Optical (SPDIF)
  • Audio Output Connectors: 4x Analogue audio L/R (3.5mm stereo Jack), 4x Optical (SPDIF)
  • RS-232 serial ports: 5x 3-pin phoenix connector
  • TCP/IP Control: 1x RJ45, female
  • IR Input ports: 5x 3.5mm stereo jack
  • IR Output ports: 4x 3.5mm mono jack
  • Rack-Mountable: 1U rack height, rack ears included
  • Casing Dimensions (WxDxH): 436 x 300 x 44 mm
  • 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

What’s In The Box

  • 1 x HMXL44ARC
  • 4 x RX70CS
  • 1 x Rack mounting kit
  • 1 x Remote control
  • 4 x IR emitters
  • 5 x IR receivers
  • 1x Serial Cable – DB9 to 3-pin phoenix connector
  • 1 x IR Control Cable – 3.5mm-3.5mm Cable
  • IEC Power Cable(s)
  • 1 x Quick Reference Guide