MONTREAL, QUEBEC - Connectivity solutions provider MuxLab announced the availability of its next generation HDMI 2.0 Fiber Extender Kit (model 500464). The transmitter/receiver system comes in a small footprint with rugged, dongle-style enclosures that can be connected discreetly to the source and extended display. A duplex OM3 multi-mode fiber optic cable connects local and remote locations up to 330 feet (100m) in distance. Video is transmitted instantly as 4K (4096x2160) at 60Hz with a total data throughput of 18Gbps to accommodate the current HDMI specification.
To further streamline the installation, the transmitter offers the option of receiving power from its USB port or from the sources HDMI connection. The system supports HDMI 2.0, CEC, EDID and HDCP 2.2.
“When you’re sending uncompressed 4K AV in any installation, fiber is ideal because it meets all the necessary requirements for uncompressed delivery,” said MuxLab’s Director of Product Management, Joe Teixeira. “Fiber also offers better noise immunity and is future proofed in the sense that the infrastructure can be relied on for the long-term.”
MuxLab’s HDMI 2.0 Fiber Extender Kit is designed for a variety of applications, including installations in classrooms, corporate facilities, digital signage projects, inter-building systems and medical facilities, among others. It is currently shipping and available through MuxLab’s selection of distributors worldwide.
MuxLab is a leading designer of value-added connectivity solutions for the pro AV and broadcast markets. Since 1984, MuxLabhas supported its main mission to provide customers with innovative, dependable and industry leading designs that are engineered in Canada. A forerunner of the AV over IP evolution, MuxLab continues to deliver comprehensive, game changing IP-enabled systems for both commercial and residential installations of all shapes and sizes.