FSR, manufacturer of a wide variety of video products and infrastructure solutions for the Pro AV market has announced the launch of its Next Generation Digital Ribbon Cable, the next step in HDMI 2.0 cables and an advance in signal transmission. Suitable for the education market and based on proprietary technology, the new cable series allows for high-speed, high-definition HDMI signal transmission over distances of up to 328′.
“FSR continuously advances its products and systems to provide our customers with the latest and most reliable solutions for their professional A/V needs,” says Jan Sandri, president, FSR. “Our new Next Generation Digital Ribbon Cable is an outstanding solution for high-speed, high-definition HDMI signal transmission over great distances for many AV markets, but it is especially ideal for those working in the education sector.”
FSR’s Next Generation Digital Ribbon series is fitted with a discreet black jacket that allows it to blend into its surroundings following installation. The hybrid fiber/copper cables deliver a speed of 18 Gb/sec video bandwidth and can handle up to 4k 60Hz 4:4:4 HDR uncompressed HDMI video. These advanced technology cables come in pre-terminated convenient lengths. They are comprised of four glass fibers, seven copper wires, and supply the necessary power to the embedded circuitry at both ends of the cable with connector shells labeled “source” and “display” to aid in proper connections.
The new series features uncompromised signal integrity and multi-format compatibility. It meets testing standards for HDMI 2.0 with 4k@60Hz YUV 4:4:4 and HDCP 2.2 compliance and overcomes the distance limitations of conventional HDMI cables with no external power or special tooling required. Cable and connectors easily fit within a 1″ conduit. The Next Generation Digital Ribbon Cable is ARC compatible, Plenum rated – Type CMP/FT6, and UL Listed. It supports DDC for HDCP and EDID, PCM, Dolby, DTS-HD, and True HD audio.