8x8 HDMI Matrix Switch with Auxiliary Audio
SB-5688AK (4K)
8x8 HDMI Matrix Switch with Auxiliary Audio
Input : 8x HDMI, 8x Auxiliary Audio
Output : 8x HDMI, 8x S/PDIF or ARC
  • Introduction
  • Features
  • Specifications
  • The SB-5688AK is professional 8x8 matrix routing switch. Supporting eight (8) HDMI™ Inputs and (8) Auxiliary Audio Inputs. Output supported (8) HDMI™ and (8) S/PDIF audio. The SB-5688AK is based on the HDMI™ standard 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. The Switcher is certified as being fully CEC , ARC and HDCP 1.3 compliant, full HD 4K2K HDMI™ V1.4a 3D formats, data rates up to 6.75 Gbps. Supports UXGA/ WUXGA/DVI 1920x1200 resolution to any HD displays. The SB-5688AK has 1x HDMI™ and Auxiliary Audio (analog stereo audio) connector for Input, effectively making this an 8 in x8 out switcher. The EDID management can be selected between seven (7) different modes. Control is provided via Front panel push buttons, IR remote, RS-232 or TCP/IP (not a web-browser). An RS-232 Windows GUI interface is provided for matrix routing control (Windows only).
  • 01. (8)x HDMI with Auxiliary Audio (Analog Audio) source devices matrix switched to


          (8)x HDMI with S/PDIF output destinations

    02. HDMI digital Video w/embedded HDCP, DVI format and CEC/HDCP 1.3 compliant

    03. Worldwide control EDID modes for HDMI full 4K2K (24/30 Hz) HD Video resolutions

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

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

  • Type of HDMI Switcher 8x inputs To 8x Outputs HDMI Matrix Switch with Audio and
    HDMI Support HDMI 1080P, 4K2K-30Hz, 36-bit Deep color,
    HDMI V1.4a 3D formats
    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)
    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-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)
    Infrared Frequency 38 Khz
    IR External Distance ~984 feet / 300 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 1.73" (482mm x 250mm x 44mm)
    Rack Mount 1RU High 19" Rack Mount #1U-440L (with rack mount)
    Power Supply DC12V, 5A, Powr Input :
    AC 100~240 VAC 50/60Hz (universal Type Supply)
    Safety Approvals CE, FCC, REACH
    Weight 3.75 Kg / 6.25 lb