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Low-Cost 4K 18Gbps HDMI USB KVM Switch: 2- and 4-Port

Control up to four Ultra-HD 4Kx2K 60Hz HDMI USB computers from one USB keyboard, USB mouse, and 4K HDMI monitor

Low-Cost 4K 18Gbps HDMI USB KVM Switch
UNIMUX-HD4K18GB-4LC (Front & Back)

Product Highlights

  • Resolutions to Ultra-HD 4Kx2K 60Hz 4:4:4
  • 18 Gbps
  • HDMI 2.0, USB 2.0
  • No power supply required

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  • UNIMUX-HD4K18GB-2LC (Front & Back)
  • UNIMUX-HD4K18GB-4LC (Front & Back)

The UNIMUX™ 4K 18Gbps HDMI USB KVM Switch allows a user to control up to four HDMI 2.0 Ultra-HD 4Kx2K 60Hz 4:4:4 USB computers with one USB keyboard, USB mouse, and 4K HDMI monitor.


The UNIMUX™ 4K 18Gbps HDMI USB KVM Switch allows a user to control up to four HDMI 2.0 Ultra-HD 4Kx2K 60Hz 4:4:4 USB computers with one USB keyboard, USB mouse, and 4K HDMI monitor.

  • Supports Ultra-HD 4Kx2K resolutions to 3840x2160 and 4096x2160 @30/50/60Hz YUV 4:4:4, HDTV resolutions to 1080p @144Hz, and up to 1920x1200 (WUXGA).
  • HDMI features supported:
    • HDMI 2.0
    • 8-bit, 10-bit, and 12-bit Deep Color
    • Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital+, Dolby Atmos, LPCM 2/5.1/7.1CH, DTS 5.1, and DTS:X
    • YUV 4:4:4, 4:2:2, 4:2:0, and RGB
    • Bandwidth up to 600 MHz (18Gbps)
    • 3D (1080p @60Hz)
    • HDR
  • HDCP 2.2 compliant.
  • Compatible with USB computers (PC and MAC) with HDMI outputs.
  • Control the switch through the front panel buttons, keyboard commands, or RS232.
  • Two transparent USB 2.0 ports (low/full/high speed), in addition to keyboard and mouse ports, for connecting USB devices such as printers, game controllers, USB flash drives, touch screen monitors, whiteboards, etc.
    • Supports high-speed (480 Mbps), full speed (12 Mbps), or low speed (1.5 Mbps) USB devices.
  • Supports Plug-n-Play specification.
  • No power supply required – powered from attached computers.
  • Mounting brackets included for easy surface/wall mounting.
Hosts
  • Female HDMI-A connectors.
  • Female USB Type B connectors.
  • Supports USB-enabled computers (PC and MAC) with HDMI video.
  • Multiplatform support: Windows 7/10/11, Windows Server 2008/2012/2016/2019/2022, Linux, and MAC OS 10/11/12.
  • Compliant with HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2 standards.
Monitor
  • Supports Ultra-HD 4Kx2K resolutions to 3840x2160 and 4096x2160 @30/50/60Hz YUV 4:4:4, HDTV resolutions to 1080p @144Hz, and up to 1920x1200 (WUXGA).
  • One female HDMI-A connector.
  • Compliant with HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2 standards.
Devices
  • Two female USB 1.1 Type A connectors for keyboard and mouse.
    • Supports full-speed (12 Mbps) or low-speed (1.5 Mbps) USB keyboard and mouse.
    • Keyboard and mouse are hot-pluggable.
  • Two transparent female USB 2.0 Type A connectors for additional USB devices.
    • Supports high-speed (480 Mbps), full-speed (12 Mbps) and low-speed (1.5 Mbps) USB devices including, but not limited to, touchscreen monitors, CAC card readers, printers, scanners, and thumb drives.
Power
  • Powered from attached computers.
  • Power consumption: 6W (max)
  • The combined current consumption of the connected USB devices cannot exceed 1.0A.
Dimensions
  • 2-Port WxDxH: 5.71x2.74x0.89 in (145x70x22 mm)
  • 4-Port WxDxH: 9.09x2.74x0.89 in (231x70x23 mm)
Environmental
  • Operating temperature: 23 to 158°F (-5 to 70°C).
  • Operating relative humidity: 5 to 90% non-condensing RH.
Regulatory Approval
  • CE, FCC, RoHS
Warranty
  • Two years
Cables
  • Interface cables between the computers/monitor and the switch are required for proper operation.
    • Supports cable lengths to 15 feet for 4Kx2K resolutions and 50 feet for 1080p.
      • Longer cables can be used provided they have a built-in video equalizer (also known as "active HDMI cables").
  • Use HD-xx-MM cable to connect an HDMI source or display (not included).
  • Use HD-ACT-xx-MM 4K HDMI Active Cables to connect an HDMI source or display up to 100 feet (not included).
    • HD-ACT-20/25/30/40/50/60-MM supports resolutions to 4K@60Hz.
    • HD-ACT-75/100-MM supports resolutions to 4K@30Hz.
  • Use DP-HD-xx-MM cables to connect a DisplayPort computer up to 15 feet away from the switch (not included).
    • Supports resolutions up to 4k@30hz 4:4:4 and 4K@60Hz 4:2:0.
  • Use USB3C-HD4K-xx-MM to connect a 4K@60Hz computer with USB Type C connector up to 10 feet (not included).
  • Use DVI-HD-xM-MM to connect a DVI computer up to 5 meters (not included).
    • Supports resolutions to 1080p.
  • 4.17 ft (1.27m) male USB Type A to male USB Type B interface cables included for use between the computers and switch.
    • Two included with 2-port and four included with 4-port switch.
Compatible NTI Products
  • Combine NTI's extenders, switches, splitters and cables for complex applications
    • HDMI USB KVM Extender over HDBaseT
      (ST-C6USBH-HDBT)
      • Supports HDTV resolutions to 1080p, and up to 1920x1200 (WUXGA).
    • HDMI USB KVM Extender via One CATx
      (ST-C6USBH-300)
      • Supports HDTV resolutions to 1080p, and up to 1920x1200 (WUXGA).
Front Panel Interface
  • Press the buttons on the front panel interface to switch between ports.
  • LEDs indicate currently selected port.
Keyboard
  • Scan or Auto Switching Modes are available from the keyboard.
  • Use the keyboard to command the switch box to select ports or configure the SCAN delay.
RS232
  • Configuration and control can be done via RS232.
    • 3-pin screw terminal.
  • Baud rate: 115200 bps.

Application Drawings

  • Low-Cost 4K 18Gbps HDMI USB KVM Switch
    Example Applications Using the Low-Cost 4K 18Gbps HDMI USB KVM Switch

Low-Cost 4K 18Gbps HDMI USB KVM Switches

NTI Part # # of CPUS Price Quote Buy
UNIMUX-HD4K18GB-2LC 2 $175.00
UNIMUX-HD4K18GB-4LC 4 $235.00

HDMI Male-Male Cables

NTI Part # Length Price Quote Buy
HD-3-MM 3 feet $4.50
HD-6-MM 6 feet $6.00
HD-10-MM 10 feet $7.10
HD-15-MM 15 feet $10.50
HD-25-MM 25 feet $16.50
HD-30-MM 30 feet $31.50
HD-50-MM 50 feet $51.00

4K HDMI Active Cable, Male to Male, Built-In Signal Booster

NTI Part # Length Price Quote Buy
HD-ACT-20-MM 20 feet $47.00
HD-ACT-25-MM 25 feet $57.00
HD-ACT-30-MM 30 feet $67.00
HD-ACT-40-MM 40 feet $78.00
HD-ACT-50-MM 50 feet $103.00
HD-ACT-60-MM 60 feet $110.50
HD-ACT-75-MM 75 feet $134.00
HD-ACT-100-MM 100 feet $159.00

DVI-D Male to HDMI-A Male Single Link Cable

NTI Part # Length Price Quote Buy
DVI-HD-1M-MM 1 meter $4.30
DVI-HD-2M-MM 2 meter $8.00
DVI-HD-3M-MM 3 meter $10.00
DVI-HD-5M-MM 5 meters $11.00

DisplayPort to HDMI Interface Cables, Male to Male, 4K

NTI Part # Length Price Quote Buy
DP-HD-3-MM 3 feet $14.25
DP-HD-6-MM 6 feet $15.45
DP-HD-10-MM 10 feet $18.00

USB 3.0 Type C Male to 4K HDMI Type A Male Adapter Cables

NTI Part # Length Price Quote Buy
USB3C-HD4K-3-MM 3 ft $19.95
USB3C-HD4K-6-MM 6 ft $21.40
USB3C-HD4K-10-MM 10 ft $29.95