Black Box 1-877-877-2269 



Modular Video Matrix Switcher - 16 x 16

Manage and distribute any AV signal.


Please call 1-877-877-2269 for a replacement product or part.
3 Year Double Diamond™ Warranty (Standard)

*Required field

Product Features

  • Card-based, modular matrix switcher.
  • Features four input cards each with four inputs, and four output cards each with four outputs.
  • Built-in analog audio support.
  • I/O cards for HDMI, DVI, VGA, analog video, and HDBaseT for extension.


Switch up to 16 sources and 16 displays using any combination of legacy AV equipment and new digital systems. The Modular Video Matrix Switcher - 16 x 16 supports up to 4K video resolutions on HDMI, but can also switch seamlessly from older legacy video formats.

First-class flexibility

From the flexible API controls to the seamless switching with built-in scaling and conversion, the Modular Matrix Video Switcher offers first-class flexibility and ease of use.

Switching and extension

Switch audio and video with up to 4K (Ultra HD) resolution as well as extend signals up to 230 ft. (70 m) with HDBaseT technology.

I/O cards to customize the switch

The system is completely modular and allows you to pick the input or output cards that fit your application. This switch supports four input cards each with four inputs, and four output cards each with four outputs. Any combination of input and output cards can be used including VGA, HDMI, DVI, analog video or HDBaseT for extension. The universal card even supports any kind of analog or digital input.

Supported input cards

  • 4K, HDMI, Analog Audio (AVS-4I-HDM)
  • 4K, HDBaseT, Analog Audio, RS-232 (AVS-4I-HDB)
  • DVI-D (AVS-4I-DVI)
  • VGA, Component, Composite, S-Video, Audio (AVS-4I-VGA)
  • DVI-I Universal DVI, HDMI, DVI, VGA, Component, Composite, S-Video (AVS-4I-UNI)

Supported output cards

  • 4K, HDMI, Analog Audio (AVS-4O-HDM)
  • 4K, HDBaseT, Analog Audio, RS-232 (AVS-4O-HDB)
  • DVI-D (AVS-4O-DVI)
  • VGA, Component, Composite, S-Video, Audio (AVS-4O-VGA)

Control options

Front-panel and IR remote control, plus IR, RS-232, Web interface, and TCP/IP control compatible with major control systems.

Ideal for a number of applications

Perfect for corporate, government, military, and education markets where signal management and distribution of high-resolution video signals and audio is crucial.

Additional features

  • True crosspoint switching—any input to any output.
  • Ultra-fast switching for instantaneous display.
  • Supports HDBaseT extension.
  • Smart EDID management.
  • HDCP compliant.

Tech Specs

FCC yes
Approvals FCC, CE, UL
Connectors (4) Input Card Slots (4) Output Card Slots (1) RJ45 for TCP/IP Control (1) DB9 Serial Port (2) C13 Power Connector
Dimensions 5.2"H x 19"W x 12.6"D (13.3 x 48.3 x 32 cm)
Environmental Operating Humidity: 90% non-condensing
Indicators (1) Power LED (1) Text Screen
Operating Temperature 32°F to 122°F (0°C to 50°C);
Power Input: 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz
User Controls (20) Push Buttons for Source Selection (7) Function Buttons
Weight 7.7 lbs. (3.5 kg)
Product Includes:
  • (1) AVS1600 Modular Video Matrix Switcher
  • (1) Power cord
  • (1) IR remote (cell battery not included)
  • (4) Plastic cushions
  • (1) RS-232 cable
  • (1) User manual

* Technical specification weight is the unit weight. It is not the packaged shipping weight. For shipping weight, please contact Black Box customer service at 877-877-2269.



Double Diamond Warranty Diamond

Double Diamond™ Warranty (Standard)

Take the risk out of equipment purchases with the Double Diamond™ Warranty from Black Box Network Services.

The Double Diamond Warranty is our no-questions-asked warranty that protects your Black Box® brand products* from accidental damage, including drops, water, and power surges.

During the warranty period, Black Box Network Services will repair or replace your damaged equipment within one week of receipt at NO CHARGE!

Plus, get an Extended Double Diamond Warranty.

You can also extend your warranty or protect a previously purchased Black Box® brand product* for an additional year—for only 10% of the purchase price! Or, extend your coverage for a full three years for only 20% of the purchase price!

Ordering an extended warranty is easy: When viewing a product in your shopping cart, just select the one or three years of additional coverage in the dropdown menu under “Warranty Options.” For details, contact Customer Service at 787-767-3500.

** Certain products may not be eligible.

What’s more, we also have a 45-day, no-questions-asked return policy. Simply call Customer Service for a Return Authorization (RA) number, return your product in new condition and in the original package, and receive a full refund.