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Kramer VM-218DTxr

2x1:8 4K60 4:2:0 HDMI & Long–Reach HDBaseT, RS–232, IR & Stereo Audio Switchable DA
1 x HDMI and 1 x HDBaseT input; 8 x HDBaseT outputs and HDMI loop through; Max 100m at 4K

£2882 (£3458.40 inc. VAT)
Availability: In stock

Kramer VM-218DTxr Description

The Kramer VM-218DTxr is a high-quality, extended-reach 4K@60Hz (4:2:0) HDBaseT distributor that takes either an HDMI or an extended-reach HDBaseT input (selectable), equalizes and reclocks the signal and distributes it to eight identical extended-reach HDBaseT outputs, each with its own Ethernet and RS-232/IR control signals. The unit also includes a loop HDMI output along with audio de-embedding (extraction) to analogue stereo port. As an integrated extender distributor, VM-218DTxr re-extends and distributes native extended-reach HDBaseT signals with up to 4K video resolution.

Kramer VM-218DTxr Key Features

  • High Performance Extender Distributor - High-quality professional 1:8 distribution of native extended-reach HDBaseT signals, for deploying mid-way between an AV source and multiple remote displays and gaining extra extended-reach extension. It is coupled with both sides, input and output, extension of a maximum 4K@60Hz (4:2:0) 24bpp video resolution signal to maximum 100m (330ft) extended-reach over CAT copper cable, and even further reach for lower HD video resolution. The extender distributor is standard and capable of being connected to any market-available HDBaseT compliant extending product.
  • Cables - For optimum range and performance, use recommended Kramer cables.
  • HDMI Signal Extension - HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 1.4 compliant signal, supporting deep colour, x.v.Colour™, lip sync, 7.1 PCM, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD, 2K, 4K, and 3D. EDID signals are passed through from the source to the display.
  • I-EDIDPro™ Kramer Intelligent EDID Processing™ - An intelligent EDID handling, processing and pass-through algorithm that ensures Plug and Play operation for HDMI source and display systems.
  • Looping HDMI Output - Enables monitoring and cascading to additional DAs.
  • Ethernet Extension - Ethernet interface data flows in both directions on each extension line, enabling extension of up to 100Mbps Ethernet connectivity for LAN communication and control of devices.
  • Bidirectional RS-232 Extension - Serial interface data flows in both directions, on each extension line, enabling data transmission and control of devices.
  • Bidirectional Infrared Extension - IR interface data flows in both directions, on each extension line, enabling remote control of peripheral devices located at either end of the extended line.
  • Audio De–embedding (Extraction) - The transmitted digital audio signal is converted to an analogue signal and de–embedded to stereo unbalanced analogue audio output. This enables user–selectable de–embedding of input digital audio to play at local hi–quality speakers separate from a remote receiver–connected AV sink device, such as a TV display or audio speakers, to provide higher quality audio playback.
  • Cost-effective Maintenance - Status LED indicators for HDMI and HDBaseT ports to facilitate easy local maintenance and troubleshooting. Remote IP device management via built-in web pages or RS-232 control connection. Local and remote firmware upgrade via mini-USB, control RS-232 or Ethernet connection and the K-Upload tool to ensure long field-proven deployment.
  • Easy Installation - Twisted-pair cables for HDBaseT signals wiring. Rack mountable enclosure for mounting in a 1U rack space with included rack ears.
  • 7 year warranty (Click Here for details)

Kramer VM-218DTxr Specifications

Inputs 1 x HDMI On a female HDMI connector
1 HDBaseT On an RJ-45 female connector
Outputs 1 x HDMI On a female HDMI connector
8 HDBaseT On RJ-45 female connectors
1 Stereo analogue Audio On a 3.5mm mini jack
Ports 1 Ethernet On an RJ-45 female connector
8 IR On 3.5mm mini jacks
8 RS-232 On 3-pin terminal blocks
Video Max. Data Rate 10.2Gbps (3.4Gbps per graphic channel)
Max. Resolution 4K@60Hz (4 2 0) 24bpp
Standards Compliance Supports HDMI 2.0, HDCP 1.4 and HDBaseT 1.0
Extension Line Range Extension (Input or Output Each Side) Up to 100m (330ft) at 4K @60Hz (4 2 0), up to 130m (430ft) at full HD (1080p @60Hz 36bpp), up to 180m (590ft) at HDBaseT ultra mode and full HD (1080p @60Hz 24bpp), Note When using Kramer HDBaseT cables
User Interface CONTROLS Input select button, EDID read/select buttons, RS-232 control & remote, local and remote IR controls, Ethernet
INDICATOR LEDs IR communication, Power, IN 1 HDMI, IN 2 HDBaseT, OUTPUT 1-8, EDID TYPE Default, External, Output
Power Source 100-240V AC 50/60Hz
Consumption 800mA
Environmental Conditions Operating Temp. 0° to +40°C (32° to 104°F)
Storage Temp. -40° to +70°C (-40° to 158°F)
Humidity 10% to 90%, RHL non-condensing
Enclosure Cooling Forced air, fan
Type Aluminum
Regulatory Compliance (standards Compliance) Vibration ISTA 1A in carton (International Safe Transit Association)
Safety CE
Environmental Complies with appropriate requirements of RoHs and WEEE
Accessories Included Power cord, rack ears
Product Dimension 19"x9.34x1U (43.6cmx23.72cm 4.36cm) WxDxH
Product Weight 2.5kg (5.4lbs) approx.
Shipping Dimension 52.50cmx33.00cmx10.70cm (20.67"x12.99"x4.21") WxDxH
Shipping Weight 3.2kg (7.1lbs) approx.

Kramer VM-218DTxr Usage Diagram

Kramer VM-218DTxr Usage Diagram

Kramer VM-218DTxr Optional Cables

DescriptionLengthPriceInc. VAT
Kramer C-HM/DM-0.5 HDMI TO DVI-D Single Link Cable (M-M) 0.1m £10 £12.00
Kramer C-MHM/MHM-1 HDMI High Speed with Ethernet M-M (Max. 4K/60Hz 4:4:4) 0.3m £12 £14.40
Kramer C-MHM/MHM-1(W) HDMI High Speed with Ethernet M-M - White (Max. 4K/60Hz 4:4:4) 0.3m £12 £14.40
Kramer C-HM/HM/PICO/BK-1 Black Ultra-slim HDMI High Speed with Ethernet M-M (Max. 4K/60Hz 4:4:4) 0.3m £7 £8.40
Kramer C-MHM/MHM-2 HDMI High Speed with Ethernet M-M (Max. 4K/60Hz 4:4:4) 0.6m £11 £13.20
Kramer C-HM/HM/PICO/BK-2 Black Ultra-slim HDMI High Speed with Ethernet M-M (Max. 4K/60Hz 4:4:4) 0.6m £8 £9.60
Kramer C-UNIKat-2 UNIKat cable for DGKAT/HDBaseT/LAN (Pre-terminated) 0.6m £10 £12.00
Kramer C-MHM/MHM-2(W) HDMI High Speed with Ethernet M-M - White (Max. 4K/60Hz 4:4:4) 0.6m £13 £15.60
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