Real4K™ Optical Extenders

Uncompromised performance plus maximum design flexibility

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Real4K Optical Extender Kit for HDMI Video

Real4K Optical Extenders

Inneos’ Real4K Optical Extenders are an addition to the product family with HDMI® technology, Audio Return Channel (ARC), and IR control.  Real4K Extenders are optical baluns that convert electrical HDMI signals to optical signals to deliver 18 Gbps uncompressed video up to 1000 meters (typical) over a single industry-standard fiber.  In addition, Real4K Optical Extenders offer improved design flexibility by allowing users to attach up to 6' HDMI cables for a clean and easy installation.

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  • Uncompressed 18 Gbps HDMI 2.0b
  • Supports EDID, CEC, HDCP, and all HDR formats including Dolby Vision, HDR10, and HLG
  • Audio Return Channel (ARC) support included
  • Uses just one multimode fiber, up to 1000m with OM4
  • Industry-standard SC optical connectors for fast & easy installation
  • IR control with optional IR breakout cable

Features & Benefits


The Real4K™ Advantage

Multimode Fiber Can
Be Field Terminated

Plug and Play
with HDMI Devices

Future Proof Cabling
Stays for 8K

Uncompressed and

Built-in Eye Safety

Bi-directional IR support

The Real4K HDMI Optical Extenders offer option support for bi-directional IR through the use of the IR-USB power breakout cable, so just a single fiber link handles the uncompressed 4K 18 Gbps HDMI video and IR control.

IR cable


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Real8K™ Is On The Way

No need to worry about upgrading to Real8K when the time is right... simply unplug the Real4K modules and plug in the Real8K modules. The same fiber cables used for Real4K will support Real8K, so you can get the same uncompressed, uncompromised video that you want in clear, sharp 8K.

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