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AXION 8 18Gbps 8x8 Matrix Switcher


  • Downmix beyond 7.1 Channel and Dolby Atmos and DTS HD to 2 Channel

  • 18Gbps Bandwidth Support

  • Ultimate HDR (HDR 10 & 12 Bit), Dolby Vision, HDR10+ and HLG Support

  • 4K to 1080p Downscaling

  • Advanced EDID Management

The AC-AXION-8 is a high bandwidth audio/video matrix switcher. What really makes this product special is the ability to downmix bitstream audio beyond 7.1 channel into a 2 channel audio signal via all 8 inputs, that includes Dolby Atmos and DTS-X.


In a multizoned distribution system every zone is not set to handle full Dolby Atmos sound. Most zones are going to need 2 channel audio. This AC-AXION-8 Matrix Switcher allows you to deliver 24+ channels to your Dolby Atmos home theater, at the same time it delivers 2 channel to the rest of the zones. We do this by allowing the downmixing to only affecting the de-embedded audio outputs, the HDBaseT and HDMI ports leave the audio unimpeded, allowing you to distribute full Dolby Atmos and DTS HD through them.


Supporting the full HDMI 2.0 a/b specification and supporting every flavor of HDR, this matrix will ensure you can get the most out of any system. This 8x8 downmixing matrix supports HDR formats Including HDR, HDR10, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, HLG, BBC and NHK.  All of them are supported in up to 4K 60Hz and up to 12 Bit Deep Color.  All color space compression is compatible.      

This powerhouse matrix switcher is the ideal solution for a multizone setups that need audio downmixing. Control is not a problem, through the web GUI you can manage all the settings and controls. We also offer drivers for all the top control systems. Combine that with the LED setup screen on the front and management is a breeze. The AC-AXION-8 will become a staple in your large demanding installations!

In the Box

  • AC-AXION-8 (Matrix Switch)

  • 2 x 48v Power Supplies

  • 1 x IR Remote Control

  • 2 x Mounting Brackets

  • 9 x 3-Pin Terminal Blocks

  • 8 x 5-Pin to 2ch Audio Extraction Cable


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