Kramer KDS-DEC6
4K30 HDCP 2.2 Video Decoder


The Kramer KDS-DEC6 4K60 4:2:0 HDCP 2.2 Video Decoder provides streaming over an IP network that carries 4K@60Hz (4:2:0) video, audio, IR, RS-232, USB over IP with HDCP 2.2 in unicast (one-to-one) or multicast (many-to-many) configurations.


  • For a real–time essential installation. such as sports bars and interactive solutions
  • AV distribution systems with one or more sources and many displays in schools, universities and public venues
  • Long–distance transmission of signals using existing wires and infrastructure in corporate offices, government applications
  • Advanced applications where functions such as recording, archiving,scaling and more are required

Kramer KDS-DEC6 Features:

  • High–performance, real–time 4K60 4:2:0 video/audio/RS–232/IR/USB over standard 1G network
  • Supports HDCP 2.2
  • Scalable enterprise grade one to many/many to many/video wall/KVM–over IP media distribution
  • Managed via Open API/Kramer AV services/Kramer Control
  • Size: MegaTOOLS® — Mount 2 units side–by–side in a 1U rack space with the optional RK–T2B rack adapter
  • Audio: U/E
  • Video Support: HDMI 4K@60Hz (4:2:0)
  • Audio Support: HDMI/line in, 7.1 PCM, Dolby True–HD, and DTS–HD Master audio
  • Virtualization: IR, USB, RS–232 over IP
  • Network: Switch 1G multicast IGMP snooping managed layer 2
  • Power: PoE or external power supply
  • Control: Kramer Network, Web UI, API
  • HDCP: 2.2 compliance
  • Video Effects: PIP, video wall

Kramer KDS-DEC6 Specifications:

  • Inputs: 1 Ethernet (LAN/PoE) on an RJ–45 connector, 1 IR on 3.5mm mini jacks (Rx)
  • Outputs: 1 HDMI connector, 2 left and right unbalanced stereo audio on RCA connectors, 1 RS–232 on terminal block connectors, 2 USB (type A) ports, 1 IR on 3.5mm mini jacks (Tx), 1 Ethernet on an RJ–45 connector (daisy–chain LAN)
  • Network: 10M/100M/1000M
  • Network Switch: 1G multicast, IMGP snooping non–blocking, Layer 2
  • Streaming: Unicast and multicast through RTSP (Real Time Streaming Protocol)
  • Controls: Reset button, up and down channel buttons, channel 7–segment display, STATUS, LINK and ON LEDs
  • IR: Wide–band 20kHz~60kHz bidirectional IR transmission
  • Management: API, Kramer Control, Kramer AV services (powered by Kramer Network)
  • Video Encoding/Decoding: Compression standard MJPEG
  • HDCP: HDCP 2.2
  • Scaling and Cropping: Built in scaling and cropping for flexible display of source content on the decoder output
  • Bit Rates: 4K peak: 850Mbps, 4K average: 350Mbps, 1080p average: 250Mbps
  • Resolution: 4096x2160@60Hz, 3840x2160@60Hz, 1920×1200@60Hz, 1920×1080@60Hz, 1864x1050@60Hz, 1856x1392@60Hz, 1792x1344@60Hz, 1728x1080@60Hz, 1704x960@60Hz, 1680×1050@60Hz, 1600×1200@60Hz, 1600x1050@60Hz, 1600×900@60Hz, 1536x960@60Hz, 1440×900@60Hz, 1440x576@60Hz, 1440x480@60Hz, 1400×1050@60Hz, 1366x768@60Hz,1360×768@60Hz, 1280×1024@60Hz, 1280×960@60Hz, 1280x800@60Hz, 1280x768@60Hz, 1280×720@60Hz,1224x768@60Hz, 1152x864@60Hz, 1152x720@60Hz, 1024×768@60Hz, 1064x600@60Hz, 1024x384@60Hz, 960x600@60Hz, 848x480@60Hz, 800×600@60Hz, 768x480@60Hz, 720×576@60Hz, 720×480@60Hz, and 640×480@60Hz, 640x400@60Hz, 640x350@60Hz
  • Audio Encoding/Decoding: Compression standard (analog in/out): AAC–LC
  • Channels (HDMI Embedded Audio): PCM 2, 5.1, 7.1 Channel, Dolby Digital 5.1 Channel, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital True–HD, DTS 5.1 Channel, DTS–ES, DTS–HD High Resolution, DTS–HD Master Audio
  • Power Options: PoE, external PS
  • Power Consumption: 48V DC, 185mA max
  • Operating Temperature: 0° to +40°C (32° to 104°F)
  • Storage Temperature: –40° to +70°C (–40° to 158°F)
  • Humidity: 10% to 90%, RHL non–condensing
  • Options: IR cable (PN: 3500–900617), external DC power supply (PN: 100–800070)
  • Product Dimensions (WxDxH): 7.38" x 4.53" x 1.00" (18.75 x 11.50 x 2.54cm)
  • Peoduct Weight: 1.2lbs (0.6kg) approx
  • Shipping Dimensions (WxDxH): 13.58" x 6.50" x 2.05" (34.50 x 16.50 x 5.20cm)
  • Shipping Weight: 1.7lbs (0.8kg) approx
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