4K HDMI USB KVM Extender Kit Over fiber w/HDR, 2-Way IR & RS-232 & TAA Compliant (No SFP)

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Overview

The BZBGEAR BG-UHD-18GFE is a premium 4K HDMI KVM extender that provides reliable, lossless, and latency-free transmission of uncompressed 4K@60Hz 4:4:4 HDMI video with USB 2.0. Operating over single-mode fiber optic cabling, this extender is capable of transmitting signals up to 6.25 miles (10km), making it an ideal solution for remote workstations and large-scale installations that demand high-quality video and KVM control over long distances.

Designed to meet TAA compliance requirements, the BG-UHD-18GFE delivers robust and secure performance that meets the stringent demands of government agencies, military installations, and large campuses. Supporting 18Gbps HDMI transmission rates, the extender provides lossless video with zero latency, ensuring that video and KVM control remain in perfect sync. With HDMI 2.0 ports that are HDCP 2.2 compliant and support for HDR video signals, this extender delivers stunning visuals with uncompromising clarity and detail.

In addition to video and KVM functionality, the BG-UHD-18GFE is equipped with RS-232 and bi-directional IR pass-through, providing enhanced control and flexibility for a wide range of applications. Whether you're setting up a secure remote workstation or need to transmit high-quality video signals over long distances, the BG-UHD-18GFE offers reliable, robust, and efficient performance that meets the most demanding requirements.

TAA COMPLIANT PRODUCT

 This product meets the standards of the Trade Agreement Act (TAA).
 You can find all BZBGEAR TAA Compliant Products on this page.

Features

  • Crystal Clear Images
    Supports 4K@60 HDR (4:4:4)
  • Fiber-Optic
    Single-mode SFP connection provides pure signal over extreme distances
  • USB 2.0
    Connect 2 remote USB devices
  • RS-232
    Supports RS-232 passthrough to extend control signals
  • IR Passthrough
    Full 2-way IR passthrough
  • Long Range
    Extends HDMI up to 6.25 miles (10km)
  • HDCP2.2
  • Link LED indicator light
  • Wall mounting housing design for easy and robust installation

Videos

HDMI over Fiber Extender Delivers Perfect 4K HDR Picture | BZBGEAR BG-UHD-18GFE
HDMI over Fiber Extender Delivers Perfect 4K HDR Picture | BZBGEAR BG-UHD-18GFE

Tech Specifications

Technical
Role of usage Transmitter [TX] Receiver [RX]
Input 1x HDMI, 1x 3.5mm 1x fiber, 1x 3.5mm
Output 1x fiber, 1x 3.5mm 1x HDMI, 1x 3.5mm
In / Out 1x RS-232, 1x USB 1x RS-232, 2x USB
HDMI compliance HDMI 2.0a
HDCP compliance HDCP 2.2
Video bandwidth Single-link 600MHz [18Gbps]
Video support HDR 4K2K@60 (4:2:0 10bits) / 4K2K@60 (4:4:4 8bits)
HDMI over fiber Yes
Audio support Surround sound [up to 7.1ch] or stereo audio
Equalization Auto
Input TMDS signal 1.2 Volts [peak-to-peak]
Input DDC signal 5 Volts [peak-to-peak, TTL]
ESD protection Human body model — ±15kV [air-gap discharge] & ±8kV [contact discharge]
PCB stack-up 4-layer board [impedance control — differential 100Ω; single 50Ω]
IR pass-thru Bi-directional
RS-232 support Yes
HDMI source control Controllable via IR pass-through from RX to TX with IR extenders
HDMI connector Type A [19-pin female]
USB connector Type A
3.5mm connector IR receiver / IR blaster IR receiver / IR blaster
Mechanical
Housing Metal enclosure
Dimensions
[L x W x H]
Model 4.9" x4.4" x1.1" [125 x 112.2 x 28mm] 4.9" x4.4" x1.1" [125 x 112.2 x 28mm]
Package 1'5" x 6.7" x 3" [371 x 170 x 77mm]
Weight Model 16.3 oz [463g] 16 oz [455g]
Package 3.8 lbs [1730g]
Fixedness Wall-mounting case with screws
Power supply 12V2A
Power consumption Max 10W
Operation temperature -32~122°F / 0~50°C
Storage temperature -4~140°F / -20~60°C
Relative humidity 20~90% RH [no condensation]

PACKAGE CONTENTS

  • 1x BG-UHD-18GFE [TX & RX]
  • 1x IR blaster
  • 1x IR receiver
  • 2x DC 12V
  • 1x User Manual
  • 2x Single Mode Module [optional]

Interfaces

  1. USB [Device]: Connect to the USB keyboard & mouse.
  2. RS-232: Connect to the serial port device with a DSUB-9 male-male or male-female cable.
  3. Mini USB: Update Firmware.
  4. Dip Switch: Turn on firmware update mode, USB on/off, RS-232/IR on/off.
  5. LED indicators:
    Red: Power LED indicator.
    Green: Link LED indicator.
  6. SFP IN: Plug in single mode fiber optic cables that are connected to the transmitting unit.
  7. HDMI OUT: Connect to a HDMI display with a HDMI male-male cable.
  8. IR Receiver: Infrared 3.5mm socket for plugging in the extension cable of the IR receiver.
  9. IR Blaster: Infrared 3.5mm socket for plugging in the extension cable of IR blaster.
  10. +12V DC: Connect to a 12V power supply unit.
  11. USB [Host]: Connect to a USB port from the computer for keyboard & mouse control of remote device.
  12. RS-232: Connect to the serial port device with a DSUB-9 male-male or male-female cable.
  13. Mini USB: Update Firmware.
  14. Dip Switch: Turn on firmware update mode, USB on/off, RS-232/IR on/off.
  15. LED indicators: Red: Power LED indicator.
    Green: Link LED indicator.
  16. SFP OUT: Plug in single mode fiber optic cables that connect to the receiving unit.
  17. HDMI IN: Connect to a HDMI source with a HDMI male-male cable.
  18. IR Receiver: Infrared 3.5mm socket for plugging in the extension cable of the IR receiver.
  19. IR Blaster: Infrared 3.5mm socket for plugging in the extension cable of IR blaster.
  20. +12V DC: Connect to a 12V power supply unit.