Kramer KDS-DEC6 4K Video Decoder


4K60 4:2:0 HDCP 2.2 Video Decoder

SKU: KDS-DEC6 Category:


The KDS−DEC6 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.

  • 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 (not included).
  • HDCP — 2.2 compliance.
  • Video Effects — Video Wall — 1 to 256 screens.


  • 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
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Additional information


1 Ethernet (LAN/PoE) on an RJ–45 connector, 1 IR on 3.5mm mini jacks (Rx)


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 Switch

1G multicast, IMGP snooping non–blocking, Layer 2


Unicast and multicast through RTSP (Real Time Streaming Protocol)


Reset button, up and down channel buttons, channel 7–segment display, STATUS, LINK and ON LEDs


Wide–band 20kHz~60kHz bidirectional IR transmission

Video Encoding/Decoding

Compression standard JPEG 2000


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


4096×2160@60Hz, 3840×2160@60Hz, 1920×1200@60Hz, 1920×1080@60Hz, 1864×1050@60Hz, 1856×1392@60Hz, 1792×1344@60Hz, 1728×1080@60Hz, 1704×960@60Hz, 1680×1050@60Hz, 1600×1200@60Hz, 1600×1050@60Hz, 1600×900@60Hz, 1536×960@60Hz, 1440×900@60Hz, 1440×576@60Hz, 1440×480@60Hz, 1400×1050@60Hz, 1366×768@60Hz,1360×768@60Hz, 1280×1024@60Hz, 1280×960@60Hz, 1280×800@60Hz, 1280×768@60Hz, 1280×720@60Hz,1224×768@60Hz, 1152×864@60Hz, 1152×720@60Hz, 1024×768@60Hz, 1064×600@60Hz, 1024×384@60Hz, 960×600@60Hz, 848×480@60Hz, 800×600@60Hz, 768×480@60Hz, 720×576@60Hz, 720×480@60Hz, and 640×480@60Hz, 640×400@60Hz, 640×350@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


Source: PoE or 48V DC external power supply (not included) Typical Consumption: 180mA max

Environmental Conditions

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

Product Dimensions

18.75cm x 11.50cm x 2.54cm (7.38" x 4.53" x 1.00" ) W, D, H

Product Weight

0.6kg (1.2lbs) approx

Shipping Dimensions

34.50cm x 16.50cm x 5.20cm (13.58" x 6.50" x 2.05" ) W, D, H

Shipping Weight

0.8kg (1.7lbs) approx

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