Extend an Ultra-HD 4Kx2K 60Hz 4:4:4 HDMI display up to 328 feet (100 meters) using 10-Gigabit Ethernet.

4K 18Gbps HDMI Extender Over IP with IR and RS232

NTI Part #: ST-IP4K18GB-RS-Group
XTENDEX® ST-IP4K18GB-RS (Local & Remote Unit)
XTENDEX® ST-IP4K18GB-RS (Local & Remote Unit)
NTI Part #: ST-IP4K18GB-RS-Group
The XTENDEX® 4K HDMI 18Gbps Over IP Extender multicasts 4K HDMI 18Gbps digital video and audio signals to one or more receivers up to 328 feet away (100 meters) over a 10-Gigabit Ethernet network using a single CAT6/6a/7 cable.

The extender consists of a local unit that connects to a 4K HDMI source, and a remote unit that connects to a 4K HDMI display. The local and remote units can be connected together for a Point-to-Point connection via CAT6/6a/7 cable, or a Point-to-Many or Many-to-Many connection via a 10-Gigabit network switch. Support for multiple transmitters requires a managed 10GB network switch.
  • Supports Point-to-Point, Point-to-Many, & Many-to-Many connections
  • Resolutions to Ultra-HD 4Kx2K 60Hz 4:4:4
  • 18Gbps bandwidth
  • HDMI 2.0
  • IR, RS232 control
  • ROHS Compliant 4K 18Gbps HDMI Extender Over IP with IR and RS232
  • 4K 18Gbps HDMI Extender Over IP with IR and RS232Digital Signage Product
  • CE Compliant 4K 18Gbps HDMI Extender Over IP with IR and RS232
  • FCC Compliant 4K 18Gbps HDMI Extender Over IP with IR and RS232
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The XTENDEX® 4K HDMI 18Gbps Over IP Extender multicasts 4K HDMI 18Gbps digital video and audio signals to one or more receivers up to 328 feet away (100 meters) over a 10-Gigabit Ethernet network using a single CAT6/6a/7 cable.

The extender consists of a local unit that connects to a 4K HDMI source, and a remote unit that connects to a 4K HDMI display. The local and remote units can be connected together for a Point-to-Point connection via CAT6/6a/7 cable, or a Point-to-Many or Many-to-Many connection via a 10-Gigabit network switch. Support for multiple transmitters requires a managed 10GB network switch.

  • Supports Ultra-HD 4Kx2K resolutions to 3840x2160 and 4096x2160@30/50/60Hz YUV 4:4:4, and HDTV resolutions to 1080p @120Hz.
    • Extend 4K@60Hz up to 328 feet using CAT6a/7 cable.
      • In a Point-to-Many or Many-to-Many connection, the max length between the switch and the local/remote unit is 164 feet.
    • Extend 1080p@6oHz up to 400 feet using CAT6/6a/7 cable.
      • In a Point-to-Many or Many-to-Many connection, the max length between the switch and the local/remote unit is 200 feet.
    • Refer to the resolution chart in the specifications section for resolutions using different CATx cable types and lengths.
  • HDMI features supported:
    • HDMI 2.0b
    • 10-bit, 12-bit, and 36-bit Deep Color
    • Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby Digital+, and LPCM 7.1CH
    • YUV 4:4:4, 4:2:2, and RGB
    • Bandwidth up to 600 MHz (18Gbps)
    • 3D (1080p @60Hz)
    • HDR
  • HDCP 2.2 compliant.
  • Bi-directional Infrared Remote (IR) control of HDMI source or display. IR transport channel can be forward or backward per the installation.
  • Support full-duplex RS232 at 57600 baud.
  • Plug-and-Play installation allows receivers to find the transmitter automatically on the same network. (Network configuration may be required for managed network switch.)
    • When extending 1080p@120Hz, it is recommended to turn off the video source before connecting the transmitter and receiver.
  • Easily expandable – add receivers as you add control stations.
  • Use the optional ST-VC-IP4K18GBRS Video Over IP Controller to easily configure/control matrix configurations.
Local Unit
  • Compatible with a computer or Ultra-HD video source with HDMI output.
  • One female HDMI connector for source.
  • 3-pin screw terminal for audio out.
  • Two female 3.5mm ports for connecting an IR emitter and receiver (included).
  • 3-pin screw terminal for RS232.
    • Support full-duplex RS232 at 57600 baud.
  • One female 10G Base-T RJ45 port for sending high definition video/audio signals, IR signal, CEC signal, and DDC signal.
  • Supports HDCP 2.2
Remote Unit
  • One female HDMI connector for display.
  • 3-pin screw terminal for audio out.
  • Two female 3.5mm ports for connecting an IR emitter and receiver (included).
  • 3-pin screw terminal for RS232.
    • Support full-duplex RS232 at 57600 baud.
  • One female 10G Base-T RJ45 port for receiving high definition video/audio signals, IR signal, CEC signal, and DDC signal.
  • Supported video resolutions:
    • Ultra-HD 4Kx2K 4:4:4 resolutions (3840x2160 and 4096x2160 @30/50/60Hz)
    • HDTV resolutions to 1080p (1080p@120Hz, 1080p 3D@60Hz)
  • Supports HDCP 2.2
  • Max data rate: 18Gbps
  • Supports embedded digital audio through HDMI compatible TVs or audio receivers.
Power
  • Local and remote unit:
    • Input: 100 to 240 VAC at 50 or 60 Hz via AC adapter (included).
    • Output: 12VDC, 2.5A
Dimensions
  • WxDxH (in): 5.91x3.86x1.26 (150x98x32 mm).
Environmental
  • Operating temperature: 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C).
  • Storage temperature: -4 to 140°F (-20 to 60°C).
  • Operating/storage relative humidity: 20 to 90% non-condensing RH.
Regulatory Approvals
  • CE, FCC, RoHS
Warranty
  • Two years
Max Distance
  • Extend 4K@60Hz up to 328 feet (100 meters) using CAT6a/7 cable.
    • In a Point-to-Many or Many-to-Many connection, the max length between the switch and the local/remote unit is 164 feet (50 meters).
  • Extend 1080p@6oHz up to 400 feet (122 meters) using CAT6/6a/7 cable.
    • In a Point-to-Many or Many-to-Many connection, the max length between the switch and the local/remote unit is 200 feet (61 meters).

Distances and Resolutions for CAT6, CAT6a and CAT7 Cables
Cable Distance Maximum Resolution
CAT6 400 feet
(122 meters)
1080p@60Hz
300 feet
(91 meters)
4K@30Hz
200 feet
(61 meters)
1080p 3D
CAT6a 400 feet
(122 meters)
1080p@60Hz
328 feet
(100 meters)
4K@60Hz
1080p@120Hz
200 feet
(61 meters)
1080p 3D
CAT7 400 feet
(122 meters)
1080p@60Hz
328 feet
(100 meters)
4K@60Hz
1080p@120Hz
200 feet
(61 meters)
1080p 3D

Cables
  • Interface cables between the video source/display and the transmitter/receiver are required for proper operation.
    • Supports cable lengths to 20 feet for 4Kx2K resolutions and 50 feet for 1080p.
      • Longer cable lengths can be used provided they have a built-in video equalizer (also known as "active HDMI cables").
  • Use HD-xx-MM cable to connect an HDMI source or display (not included).
  • Use DVI-HD-xx-MM cable to connect DVI source or display (not included).
    • Does not support 4Kx2K resolutions.
  • Use HD-RM-xx-MM 4K HDMI RedMere Active Cables to connect an HDMI source or display up to 100 feet (not included).
    • Supports resolutions to 4K@30Hz.
  • Use CAT6/6a/7 cable terminated with standard RJ45 connectors (not included)
  • Cables not included.

Control Methods

Video Over IP Controller (ST-VC-IP4K18GBRS)
  • Optional Video Over IP Controller for use with ST-IP4K18GB-L/R-RS
    • Connect to the same network as the transmitters (encoders) and receivers (decoders).
    • Requires a managed 10GB network switch with IGMP snooping.
  • Built-n Web GUI for system setup and control.
  • RS232 port for API control.
  • Save up to 16 zone configurations.
    • Configure zones for specific locations/installation sites - for instance, a meeting room.
    • Each zone supports up to 3 preset configurations, and up to 50 transmitter and receiver pairs.
    • Transmitters can be assigned to multiple zones. Receivers are assigned to a single fixed location.
  • Linux-based OS
  • Dimensions WxDxH (in): 3.94x5.11x1.02 (100x130x26 mm)
  • Power:
    • Input: 100 to 240 VAC at 50 or 60 Hz via AC adapter (included).
    • Output: 12VDC, 1A
    • Power consumption: 4W
  • Environmental
    • Operating temperature: 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C).
    • Storage temperature: -4 to 140°F (-20 to 60°C).
    • Operating/storage relative humidity: 20 to 90% non-condensing RH.
  • Regulatory Approvals: CE, RoHS

Application Drawings

  • Point-to-Point Connection
    Point-to-Point Connection
  • Point-to-Many Connections Using an Unmanaged Network Switch
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  • Many-to-Many Connections Using a Managed Network Switch
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Application Notes

  • Use the ST-VC-IP4K18GBRS Video Over IP Controller to Easily Configure/Control Matrix Configurations
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    Use the ST-VC-IP4K18GBRS Video Over IP Controller to easily configure/control matrix configurations using ST-IP4K18GB-L-RS transmitters (encoders) and ST-IP4K18GB-R-RS receivers (decoders). The controller, transmitters, receivers and PC should all be connected to the same 10GB network switch with IGMP snooping.

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