8X8 HDMI/USB 2.0 Matrix Switch with 4K resolution and Keyboard-Mouse capabilities (no emulation).


What is the MXU-88?

The MXU-88 is a 8X8 HDMI & USB 2.0 matrix switch: it lets up to eight users easily access & control eight remote computers and USB 2.0 devices from eight workstations, each equipped transparent USB peripherals like keyboards and mice, as well as 4K-compatible HDMI monitors.

The MXU-88 offers support for transparent USB 2.0 peripherals like keyboards, mice, hard-drives, scanners, and more. It is highly compatible with HDMI displays, and can support resolutions up to 4K (3840×2160 @ 30Hz).

How to control the MXU-88

SmartAVI designed the MXU-88 to be very user-friendly with two easy modes of control:

  • Front Panel Buttons: use a simple two-button interface to navigate between USB 2.0 and HDMI inputs, or accomplish more advanced features like EDID learning.
  • Web-based Console: connect to a web-based control interface which lets you visualize connections and navigate between them with ease via Ethernet.

Applications for MXU-88

The MXU-88 excels in multi-user settings, and works well in various real-world applications such as remote project supervision or group-based video editing endeavors.


    • (8) HDMI inputs with resolutions up to 4K (3840×2160 @ 30Hz)
    • (8) HDMI outputs with resolutions up to 4K (3840×2160 @ 30Hz)
    • (8) USB 2.0 Type B inputs
    • (8) Dual USB 2.0 Type A outputs
    • Supports digital audio over HDMI
    • Supports DVI-D with adaptors
    • Supports USB 2.0 keyboard-mouse control (NO EMULATION)
    • Supports transparent USB 2.0 peripheral devices (external hard-drives, smart-card readers, scanners, printers, etc…)
    • Simple two-button front panel control with LCD status display
    • Full web-based control console over Ethernet
    • Learns and stores EDID information
    • HDMI 1.4 & HDCP Compliant
    • Control Sun, Mac, or PC computers from one workstation


  • (1) MXU-88: 8X8 HDMI/USB 2.0 Matrix Switch
  • (1) PS12VDC5A power supply
  • (1) Quick Start & Installation Guide

The MXU-88 excels at:

    • Remote system management
    • Multi-user remote computer operation
    • Video editing
    • Graphic design and rendering
    • Group-based data analysis
Input Interface (8) HDMI Type-A 19-pin Female TMDS
Output Interface (8) HDMI Type-A 19-pin Female TMDS
Max. Resolution Up to 4K (3840×2160 @ 30Hz)
HDMI Version HDMI 1.4
Video Bandwidth 300 MHz
Max. Cable Length Up to 20 ft.
Audio Stereo Embedded in HDMI signal
Signal Type USB 2.0, 1.1, and 1.0
Input (8) USB Type B Female (No Emulation)
Output (16) USB Type A Female
Front Panel Front panel buttons
Ethernet (TCP/IP) via RJ-45
Power Supply Internal 100-240 VAC/12 DC, 2A
Max. Consumption 100 W
Dimensions 17.06″ W x 2.0″ H x 10.4″ D
Weight 8.8 lbs
Operating Temp. 32 to 122°F (0 to 50 °C )
Storage Temp. -4 to 149 °F (-20 to 65 °C )
Humidity Up to 85% RH (non-condensing)
Part No. Description
MXU88-S 8X8 HDMI/USB 2.0 Matrix Switch. Includes: [MXU-88, (PS12VDC5A)]

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