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4K KVM Extender HDMI Digital Extender up to 330 feet (100m)


Arista's KVM Extender products family, ARD-1008A is are designed based on HDBaseT for HDMI transmission up to 330 feet (100 meters) over category cable with Ethernet pass through, RS-232, USB and IR control, plus Power over Ethernet. The product transmits video signals up to 4K/UHD @ 60Hz with embedded multi-channel audio and remote 48V power for the receiver. Additionally, the product extends Ethernet, RS-232, USB and IR control. The product is HDCP 2.2 compliant and supports EDID communication. The product provides integrator-friendly features including: IEEE standards-based PoE transmission for safety and compatibility; HDCP 2.2 compliant for meeting the latest copy protection requirements.



  • Extends uncompressed HDMI video signal up to 330ft (100m) at 4K (UHD 3840 x 2160) resolution.
  • HDBaseT 5Play extends audio, video, control, Ethernet, and power over a single CAT6 cable.
  • Line powering function compliant with Power over HDBaseT (PoH).
  • HDBaseT provides 10.2 Gbps of bandwidth on all channels.
  • Receiver to transmitter digital audio pathway (Return Optical Audio) through SPDIF.
  • Field upgradable firmware through mini-USB.
  • HDCP 2.2 compliant and support EDID
  • No software is required, easy to use, supports hot-plug.
  • Wall mount for better stability.
  • 3 year limited warranty.

Model Name ARD-1008A
Technical ARD-1008A-TX ARD-1008A-RX
Role of Usage Transmitter (TX) Receiver (RX)
Video Bandwidth 350MHz
Video resolution Up to 3840 x 2160
Transmission Cat5e/Cat6 cable
Extension signal Video, Audio, remote control, touch control, keyboard/mouse, Ethernet, Power
RS-232 Signal Type Full-duplex & baud rate
Input video signal 1.2 Volts [peak-to-peak]
Loop-Back 1 x HDMI Loop-Back at TX
ESD Protection [1] Human body model — ±15kV [air-gap discharge] and ±8kV [contact discharge]
[2] Core chipset — ±8kV
PCB Stack-up 6-layer board [impedance control — differential 100Ω; single 50Ω]
I/O Communication
Input 1 x HDMI 2.0, 1 x USB
1 x RS-232, 1 x IR, 1 x 48V DC
1 x Remote IN (PSE)
Output 1 x Local out (PSE) 1 x HDMI 2.0, 1 x RS-232
1 x USB, 1 x IR
Ethernet Hub 1 x LAN 1 x LAN
HDMI connector HDMI female
RS-232 connector Terminal Block 3 Pin
Keyboard and mouse connector USB Type Micro-B
USB connector USB Type Micro-B
Physical Information
Mounting Wall mount
Physical Dimension
(W x H x D)
4.57 x 4.50 x 1.44 inch
116.0 x 114.3 x 36.5 mm
Power/Thermal Specs
Power supply 48V DC Power input
Operation Temperature 0~50°C (32~122°F))
Storage Temperature -20~60°C (-4~140°F)
Relative Humidity 0~95%
 Ordering Information  ARD-1008A-KT
Document Datasheet 2D Line Drawing User Manual
Packing List
Item QTY Description PIC
CB011 1 6 Feet M-M A-B USB 2.0 Touch Cable
CA521 1 6 FEET M-M HDMI Cable with M3 Lock Screw
CA529 1 6 FEET M-M HDMI to DVI Cable