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Kramer KDS-8F

Zero Latency 4K HDR SDVoE Video Streaming Transceiver over Fiber Optic

£1596 (£1915.20 inc. VAT)
Availability: In stock

Kramer KDS-8F (59-001990)

The Kramer KDS-8F is a high performance, zero latency, 4K@60Hz (4:4:4) video streaming transceiver for streaming via Ethernet over single-mode and multi-mode optical fiber. KDS-8F can be set as either an encoder or decoder. As an encoder, it encodes and streams the HDMI or DisplayPort input along with IR, RS-232, Analogue audio and USB, over an IP network. As a decoder, it receives the encoded signal and decodes it for output.

  • high performance Video Streaming Transceiver — Streams up to 4K@60Hz (4:4:4) resolution signals over a 10G network interface, providing lossless compression.
  • Maximum Compatibility — Fully standard and compliant SDVoE™ codec, enables compatibility with other software and hardware streaming platforms.
  • HDCP 2.2 Compliant, HDR Support, Genlock and Fastswitch Modes Support.
  • High-Speed 10G Network Switch — Managed switch provides multicast, jumbo frames, IGMP snooping and fast leave.
  • Analogue Audio Embedding — Provides an unbalanced Analogue audio port for embedding audio into the streaming signal.
  • Bi-directional USB over IP.
  • Bi-directional IR and RS-232 over IP — Control an IR or serial device located on the decoder side from the encoder and vice versa.
  • Video Wall Support.
  • Multiview Support.
  • Easy, Cost-Effective Maintenance — LED indicators for main power, Tx/Rx mode setting, HDMI/ DisplayPort video source detection, USB connection and Tx and Rx transmission enable easy local maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Simple System Management — Remote system management support to enable quick and efficient remote system and device life-cycle management.
  • 7 year warranty (Click Here for details)
4K 4096*2160 and 3840*2160 Resolution
HDR (High Dynamic Range)

Kramer KDS-8F Specifications


Inputs 1 × HDMI On a female HDMI connector
1 × DisplayPort On a female DisplayPort connector
1 × IR On a 3.5mm mini jack
Outputs 1 × HDMI On a female HDMI connector
1 × IR On a 3.5mm mini jack
Ports 1 × SFP+ Fibre On LC connector(s) for 10GbE Ethernet (MM SFP+ transceiver module included)
1 × Unbalanced Stereo Audio On a 3.5mm mini jack
1 × 1GbE Ethernet On an R-J45 connector
1 × RS-232 On a 3-pin terminal block connector
3 × USB On female USB type-A connectors
1 × USB On a USB mini connector

Audio / Video Specifications

Video Standards Compliance 10/12-bit HDR (Point-to-Point and Genlock mode only), HDCP 2.2 &1.4, DVI 1.0,
Extension Line Signal Compression Ultra-light compression, lossless for most content
Maximum Range in Point-To-Point Mode Using OM3 multi-mode Fibre - 300m (980ft) / Using OM4 multi-mode Fibre - 550m (1800ft) / Using single-mode Fibre - 30km (18.6 miles)
Audio Standards Compliance Supports pass-through of audio formats including LPCM 2.0/5.1/7.1, Bitstream and HD Bitstream from HDMI sources


Power Source 12V DC
Consumption 1A
Accessories Included Power adapter, multimode SFP+ transceiver module, rubber feet
Optional Single-mode SFP+ transceiver module
Product Dimension 20.00×23.10×2.50cm (7.87×9.09×0.98") W×D×H
Product Weight 1.9kg (4.2lbs) approx.
Shipping Dimension 38.20×20.00×7.00cm (15.04×7.87×2.76") W×D×H
Shipping Weight 1.6kg (3.4lbs) approx.


Operating Temp. 0 to + 45deg.C (32 to + 113 deg.F), 10% to 90%, non-condensing
Storage Temp. -20 to +70deg.C (-4 to + 158 deg.F), 10% to 90%, non-condensing
Humidity 10% to 90%, non-condensing

Kramer KDS-8F Usage Diagram

Kramer KDS-8F Usage Diagram

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