Key Digital Debuted Range of HDBaseT Switchers and Extenders at InfoComm 2021

Key Digital range of HDBaseT switchers and extenders

At InfoComm 2021, Key Digital debuted a new range of HDBaseT switchers and extenders that are soft-codec-enabled to create a connectivity hub for USB cameras and mics, audio DSP and keyboard/mouse/touchscreen extension. Connected computers interface with extended devices by way of USB host and device ports on receiver units and device ports on select KD switchers. The product family includes the following:

The KD-X4X1WUTX

  • 4K/18G @ 100m HDBT Power over HDBaseT (PoH) 3-gang, wall plate switcher
  • 2x HDMI, Display Port and USB-C inputs
  • USB and LAN interconnectivity
  • Supports up to 4096×2160 24/25/30/60hz at 4:4:4 (signals up to 18Gbps bandwidth)
  • Offers images through a greater range of luminance levels with HDR10 compatibility
  • Supports deep color up to UHD/4K 30Hz 4:4:4/12 bits or 60Hz 4:4:4/8 bit
  • Includes a full buffer system to manage TMDS re-clocking/signal re-generation
  • Fully licensed and compatible with HDCP 2.2
  • Offers signal extension up to 100m/328ft at 4K/UHD and up to 150m/492ft at 1080p

The KD-X3X1WUTX

  • An auto-switching 3-gang wall plate switcher
  • Spec’d identically to the KD-X4X1WUTX as a transmitter
  • HDMI, Display Port and VGA inputs
  • USB 2.0
  • Audio de-embedding

The KD-UPS52U

  • Universal Presentation switcher
  • Features five inputs (HDBaseT, 2x HDMI, DP and USB-C)
  • Features 2 mirrored outputs (HDBaseT, HDMI), LAN connectivity and ARC/eARC support
  • Audio de-embedding
  • Features identical video specifications as the other devices in the family
  • Integrates natively with KD-CAMUSB for full PTZ control via KD-App

The KD-PS22UTx

  • 4K/18G, 100m, HDMI over HDBaseT standalone extender transmitter
  • An onboard 2×1 HDMI switcher with mirrored HDBaseT and HDMI outputs
  • USB 2.0 interconnectivity,
  • Audio de-embedding, ARC/eARC
  • Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos and DTS-HD Master Audio multi-channel audio format support
  • LAN connectivity/IP control and PoH
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Each of these transmitters/switchers offers IR, RS-232, IP and CEC control.