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Matrix Router Expander for Model AVM-562
6x6 AVAtrix™ Cat 5 Matrix Router Expander
Model 1176BK - Discontinued

$699.00 USD
Key Features:
  • Adds six Cat 5e/6 outputs to an AVAtrix head-end
  • Dual Cat 5e/6 outputs
  • Connects via AVAtrix internal bus cable
  • Supports Cat 5e/6 cable runs up to 1000 feet
  • Designed and manufactured in Lexington, Kentucky, USA

Categories: AVAtrix Discontinued, AVAtrix, Discontinued, AVAtrix Expander

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Each 1176BK expander increases the output capacity of an AVM-562 system by six Cat 5 outputs. A single system can include up to 36 wallplate/receiver outputs. The 1176BK connects to the AVM-562 via an internal ribbon bus cable. The AVM-562 factory-installed bus cable (Model 802-567) has two open ports that can be used for 1176BK or 1172BK Expanders. If more than two Expanders are required, use Model AVM-562E, which inclues a longer bus cable with five open ports.
  • Adds 6 dual Cat 5 outputs to an AVAtrix™ Cat 5 Matrix
  • Up to five 1176BK expanders can be added to an AVAtrix™ system
  • Supports video up to 1080p
  • Extends video and audio up to 1,000 feet over Cat 5e/6 cable 
  • Rack mountable with included 1U rack-mount ears.


Key Features
  • Distributes video and audio over two Cat 5e/6 cables
  • Balanced line infrastructure for maximum picture quality
  • Simple addressing via back panel knob
  • Compatible with three Cat 5 Receiver options to match any installation scenario
  • Input via proprietary bus cable
  • Outputs: 6 Dual Cat 5 jacks (RJ-45)
  • Requires Audio Authority Cat 5 Receivers for operation


Video Parameters
  • Video Formats: 480i/p, 576i/p, 720p, 1080i/p
  • Input/Output Impedance: 75 ohms
  • Input Ground Isolation: No
  • Gain: 1
  • Gain Accuracy: 2%
  • 3dB Bandwidth: 150MHz
  • Input Coupling: AC
  • S/N Ratio: 62dB
  • Max Gain/Equalization: 1.00 gain
Audio Parameters
  • Input Impedance: 75 ohms/50K ohms
  • Min Load Impedance: 75 ohms/10K ohms
  • Multi-channel Digital: Yes
  • Frequency Response: 10-50KHz
  • S/N Ratio: 75dB
  • THD+Noise: 0.03%
  • Crosstalk: 75dB
  • Connector Types (Input): Proprietary Bus Cable
  • Connector Types (Output): Dual RJ-45
  • Dimensions: 1.75 x 16.675 x 9- add 0.5 to height to include feet
  • Product Weight: TBD
  • Shipping Weight: TBD
  • Agency Approvals: FCC, CE, C-tick
  • DC Input Connector: 5.5 x 2.1mm
  • DC Input Voltage/Polarity: 18V/Center Positive
  • Max DC Input Current: 1.4A (400mA with no Cat 5 Receivers)
  • Heat Output: 25 BTU/hr
In the Box
  • Power Supply: Model 803-170
  • Rack Mount Ears: Model 1191A
  • User Manual


  • User Manual: 1176BK (PDF file)

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How many 1176BK units can be added to an AVAtrix system?

A: The AVAtrix supports a maximum of five 1176BK expanders, plus the six built-in Cat 5 outputs.


  • Cat 5 receivers are required for system installation. Receiver styles include Model 9878 shallow-depth, dual-gang wallplate, Model 9879 Decora-style, single-gang wallplate, and the Model 9880 on-wall or in-wall Cat 5 receiver. View a Cat 5 receiver comparison table.
  • Audio Interface for integration with whole house audio systems Model 1172
  • IR Injector to enable in-bound or out-bound traffic on the AVAtrix Cat 5 IR pathway Model 1109


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