BZBGEAR’s Active Cables: HDMI, SDI & USB

BZBGEAR’s Active Cables: HDMI, SDI & USB

  •  September 27, 2022

If you’re looking for active cables or unsure which cable type works best for your equipment, this article is guaranteed to help you! BZBGEAR offers a variety of HDMI cables, SDI cables, USB cables and category cables. This variety includes different cable lengths and types, for a variety of applications. In this article, we will give a brief overview of each cable. If you’re still unsure which cable is best for you after you’ve read through this article, contact a BZBGEAR representative for assistance. 

 

75-ohm Premade Shielded SDI with DC Siamese Cable

BZBGEAR’s SDI Siamese cables are made using a 75 ohm shielded coaxial cable with high-quality BNC connectors. The addition of a 2-conductor 18-gauge stranded copper wire allows power or serial control to be carried with the video signal on a single wire run. They are designed to reliably support 3G-SDI cameras and equipment at resolutions up to 1080P over distances up to 100m. The cables feature a woven shield to help reject electromagnetic interference and deliver clear images. They are suitable for both temporary and permanent applications that require a high-quality SDI connection.

Some of the key features of this SDI cable is: It transmits signals up to [email protected], it can transmit signals at distances up to 100m (328ft), the Siamese wire can carry DC power or RS232/RS485, it’s extremely durable and it is inexpensive. 

 

75-ohm Shielded 12G SDI Cables (UHD)

BZBGEAR’s 12G SDI cables are made using 75 ohm shielded coaxial cable with high-quality BNC connectors. They are designed to reliably support 12G-SDI cameras and equipment at resolutions up to 4K over distances up to 70m (229ft). The cables feature a woven shield to help reject electromagnetic interference and deliver high-quality images. They are suitable for both temporary and permanent applications requiring a high-quality 12G SDI connection.

The key features of this 12G SDI cable are: It transmits signals up to [email protected], it can send signals at distances up to 70m (229ft), and these cables are very durable and inexpensive. 

 

75-ohm Shielded Standard SDI Cables

BZBGEAR’s Standard SDI Cables are made using 75 ohm shielded coaxial cable with high-quality BNC connectors. They are designed to reliably support 3G-SDI cameras and equipment at resolutions up to 1080P over distances up to 100m (328ft). The cables feature a woven shield to help reject electromagnetic interference and deliver clear images free from artifacts. They are suitable for both temporary and permanent applications requiring a standard high-quality SDI connection.

 

1080P/4K HDMI Cable (MM)

BBZGEAR’s active HDMI cables reliably distribute HDMI video signals at resolutions up to [email protected] Featuring 18Gbps data throughput and gold-plated connectors, this HDMI cable supports HDR/HDR10, Dolby Vision, and full 4:4:4 Chroma sampling at 4k. This HDMI cable enables users to send signals at distances up to 15m (50ft). 

 

Cat6 550 MHz Ethernet Cable

Our category 6 ethernet cables are made with 24 AWG solid copper wire for universal connectivity with PC’s, routers, PoE devices, switches, and any other type of networked device. Supporting data transfer rates up to 1000 Mbps, these cables can maximize the available bandwidth of a Gigabit speed network. 

Full PoE (Power over Ethernet) support provides connectivity and power for devices like PTZ cameras, controllers, or wireless access points. The connectors feature gold-plated contacts for long-lasting performance. With the category 6 ethernet cable, users can send their signals at distances up to 100m (328ft). 

 

HDMI 2.0 18Gbps 4K Active Optical Cable

The BG-CAB-HA is an HDMI 2.0 18Gbps 4K active optical cable and is available in various lengths from 15m to 50m. This HDCP 2.2 certified HDMI fiber cable supports ultra-HD video resolutions up to [email protected] Hz (3840 x 2160), 3D and 1080p resolutions with bandwidth speeds up to 18Gbps.

With its ability to draw power from a connected device, this fiber optic cable doesn’t require an additional power source, allowing it to extend the HDMI signal much further than a standard HDMI cable.

This cable supports multi-channel audio including DTS-HD Master Audio and Dolby True HD signals as well as HEAC (HDMI Ethernet), ARC (Audio Return Channel), and HDR (High Dynamic Range).

This long distance HDMI optical cable also meets HDMI 2.0 testing standards. 

 

HDMI 2.1 48Gbps 8K Ultra HD Active Optical Cable

The BG-CAB-H21A cable series is an HDMI 2.1 48Gbps 8K active optical cable and is available in various lengths from 15m to 50m (49ft to 164ft). This HDCP 2.2 certified HDMI fiber cable supports ultra-HD video resolutions up to [email protected] as well as [email protected], 3D and 1080p resolutions with bandwidth speeds up to 48Gbps. The HDCP 2.2 certification prevents the illegal or unauthorized copying of your HDMI content, adding another layer of protection. 

With its ability to draw power from a connected device, this fiber optic cable doesn’t require an additional power source, allowing it to extend the HDMI signal much further than a standard HDMI cable.

This cable supports multi-channel audio including DTS-HD Master Audio and Dolby True HD signals as well as HEAC (HDMI Ethernet), ARC (Audio Return Channel), and HDR (High Dynamic Range).

Furthermore, HDMI 2.1 is the best way to transmit an 8K signal, since it can handle it without the need to compress. 

 

USB 3.0 AM/AF Active Optical Extension Cable

The BG-CAB-U3A is a USB 3.0 type-A male to type-A female active optical extension cable and is available in various lengths from 15m to 50m (49ft to 164ft). This cable converts a USB data signal to optical signal over fiber and supports bandwidth speeds up to 5Gbps. It features full shielding for error-free data transmissions, over-current protection. This USB 3.0 cable also supports UASP functionality with Windows 11, 10, 8, and USB 3.0 hosts.

With its ability to draw power from a connected device, this fiber optic cable doesn’t require an additional power source to support USB 3.0 speeds. Additionally, this high quality optical fiber cable supports all USB 3.0 devices (not compatible with USB 2.0/1.1) and is to be used with self-powered peripherals only. USB 3.0 is also the best way to transmit video and audio data with a USB type connection. 

Overall, BZBGEAR offers a number of high quality active cables for every application. As always, our products are certified, tested and protected. If you need assistance finding the right cables for your equipment, contact a BZBGEAR representative

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