The MAX-144 is a completely modular, cross-platform matrix switcher with hot-swappable, field upgradable I/O cards, MCU, cooling modules, and power supplies. This 144×144 frame supports HDMI, HDBaseT, Fiber, 12G-SDI, IP, and Dante™ Audio cards for any desired I/O combination.

Media Axis' unique design features and technologies come together to deliver the most adaptable, forward-thinking solution:

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PureBred™ Design

A wholly transformative platform that allows baseband signals to be distributed beyond its local wired connections, providing maximum scalability and flexibility


AirLift™ Cooling System

Lateral air flow/direct cooling of matrix powered by modular blade units each composed of eight fans



A fully modular and adaptive design with chassis configurations from 20x20 to 216x216 that combines hot-swappable, field upgradeable components with flexible platform-agnostic functionalities


Motore™ 2.0

Full featured 4K/60 4:4:4 media processing and auto-scaling with frame-rate conversion available at every output



Detachable, front panel tablet control for wireless/mobile command of the Media Axis' matrix and IP switching capabilities from anywhere at anytime


Key Features
    • HDMI 2.0, Ultra HD/4K 60Hz 4:4:4, HDCP 2.2
    • High Dynamic Range (HDR) 10-bit, Dolby Vision
    • HDMI I/Os with Motore 2.0 Scaling and 5V Power
    • HDBaseT I/Os with Precis 4K60 4:4:4 Processing
    • 12G-SDI inputs for Interoperation between 4K60 AV and 4K60 Broadcast signals
    • Fiber I/Os with Adaptive Multimode/Singlemode Processing, Signal Transmission up to 1.24 miles (2 kilometers)
    • IP I/Os with PureStreamX Codec and 10G infrastructure
    • Dedicated Dante™ Audio input and output cards
    • PureBred™ Adaptive Ultra HD Distribution Platform with Bi-Directional Native-IP Conversion
    • All Frames Support All Input/Output Card Options
    • Omni-Flex™ Modular Design with Hot-Swappable PSU, MCU, I/O, and Fans
    • Redundant Power Supply
    • Motore 2.0 Scaling with Don’t Blink™ Switching
    • Power Injection for CATx Extenders (additional RPS-1218 power supply required)
    • AirLift™ Cooling System
    • Multiview and Videowall Processing
    • iAxis™ Detachable Wireless Tablet Control (optional)
    • Audio Breakaway for Independent Audio and Video Matrix Switching
    • Dolby Digital/DTS/PCM pass-through, Stereo Audio Insertion and Extraction
    • Bi-directional, RS-232 and LAN Control to Endpoints
    • Fiber, HDBaseT, and IP Stand-Alone and Wall Plate Extenders
    • Auto-EDID (EDID Library and Emulation)
    • SNMP Remote Monitoring
    • Input/Output System Diagnostics
    • HDCP-Compliance Notification
    • Available in I/O sizes from 20x20 to 216x216
Matrix Switcher 144x144 Digital Matrix - (36) Input/ (36) Output slots
Input Signal Type(s) Configurable via Media Axis™ universal input cards supporting HDMI 2.0, HDBaseT, Fiber, 12G-SDI, IP, and Dante™ Audio
Output Signal Type(s) Configurable via Media Axis™ universal output cards supporting HDMI 2.0, HDBaseT, Fiber, IP, and Dante™ Audio
Supported Resolutions up to 4K@50/60Hz (4:4:4)
Video Bandwidth 18 Gbps
Compliance HDMI 2.0, HDCP 2.2
Control Options LCD Display (standard), iAxis™ Wireless Tablet (optional)
Cooling System (4) Removable AirLift™ fan blade assembly
Main Power (2) 100-240VAC 50/60Hz removable, redundant power modules
Power Supply 100-240VAC 50/60Hz
Power Injection for CATx Extenders supported by MAX-CI/MAX-CO HDBaseT™ I/O Cards via additional power supply (RPS-1218 sold separately)
Operating Temperature 32° ~ 117° F (0° to 47° C)
Storage Temperature - 40° ~ 158° F (-40° to 70° C)
Relative Humidity 0 ~ 90% non-condensing
MTBF 50,000 hours
Rack Mounting Option Standard 19 inch rack-mountable design
Enclosure Type Chassis Only
Rack Mounting Option Standard 19 inch rack-mountable design
Product Dimensions 17.2
Product Weight TBD
Shipping Dimensions TBD
Shipping Weight TBD
Warranty Limited Warranty (5-Years)
Media Axis Matrix Switchers_User Manual
1.0 04-22-2020 Download 4.7 MB
2.3 01-09-2020 Download 1.9 MB