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Blustream Platinum 8×8 HDBaseT Matrix

Blustream PLA88

The Blustream Platinum 8×8 HDBaseT Matrix delivers a range of industry leading features.

The PLA88ARC-V2 is a 4K HDCP 2.2 compliant 8×8 matrix, transmitting HDMI, Bi-directional IR and PoH (PoE) up to lengths of 100m over a single CAT cable. The matrix also provides advanced features including independent audio routing, Audio Return Channel (ARC), simultaneous HDBaseT/HDMI outputs, two HDBaseT inputs , LAN Serving, RS-232 pass through to enable seamless 3rd party control integration and web interface module for control and configuration of the matrix. The matrix can be configured using the Blustream Software, allowing the user to define audio channels, designate EDID presets and insert audio delays on outputs to correct any lip sync issues within the system.



• Advanced HDBaseT technology offering uncompressed video and audio with zero latency

• Features 8x HDMI inputs which can be independently routed to 8x HDBaseT + HDMI outputs

• Simultaneous HDBaseT and HDMI outputs to allow connection to dual displays per zone

• Inputs 1 & 2 support Dual HDBaseT & HDMI to enable integration of remote HDMI sources up to 70m distance (4K up to 40m)

• Extends HDMI up to distance of 100m over single CAT cable

• Supports 4K UHD video up to 70m (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

• Web interface module for control and configuration of Matrix

• Bi-directional RS-232 from all input and output locations (with compatible transmitters & receivers)

• Bi-directional IR from all input and output locations

• Advanced EDID management

• HDCP 2.2 compliant

• 2U Design for 19″ rack mount integration – rack mounting kit included

PLA 88 Schematic

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Kordz THX Certified Cables

THX Certified cables

Are your HDMI cables THX Certified?

Kordz manufactures multi-award winning HDMI cables known for their adherence to HDMI compliance (CTS), high performance and demonstrable value for money

HDMI 2.0 Installations with Zero Downtime
– Engineered and built to deliver maximum up-time
– 0.3m to 3.0M increments for precision rack installations
– Solid 32AWG OFC conductors
– Induction soldered pin transitions for benchmark inter-terminal uniformity
– Anti-fatigue Die-cast Zn alloy connectors with 2kg retention force
– 100% of units tested on the production line for NIL Bit Error Rate (BER) @ 340Mcsc, <0.05% in-field failure rate
– Halogen free construction
– Limited lifetime warranty
– Licensed HDMI 2.0 Adopter company

Open a trade account with AVI today and start installing THX certified cables

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Amazing features of Blustream’s MX44VW

Blustream’s Seamless 4×4 4K Matrix Switch is an awesome piece of AV kit.

The MX44VW 4×4 4K HDMI/VGA matrix is a multi-purpose high-speed video processing system. The MX44VW can be configured for 3 different output modes. The MX44VW can perform as a 4×4 seamless matrix switcher, as a 2×2, 4×1 or 1×4 video wall solution, and as a quad multi-view presentation system. Inputs can be assigned as either HDMI or VGA with associated L/R analogue audio with control of the switcher via the front-panel push buttons, IR remote control, RS-232 interface and TCP/IP

Available as always from AVI.