Single Fiber HDMI1.3 and bidirectional RS

Single Fiber HDMI1.3 and bidirectional RS-232 extenders
over multimode fiber optical cable
HDMI-OPT-TX100, -TX100R, -TX200R
HDMI-OPT-RX100, -RX100R, -RX200R
Highlight features
Single fiber HDMI1.3a and RS-232 extension
Advanced EDID management
Pixel Accurate Reclocking
Dual output with built-in distribution amplifier*
Up to 1920x1200 or 2048x1080 resolution with
36bits deep color and embedded audio
Lightware HDMI-OPT-series devices extend HDMI1.3, DVI1.0, HDCP and bidirectional RS-232 signals over one
multimode fiber, and transmit the video signal with embedded audio to up to 2600 meters distance.
All transmitters feature Lightware’s well known Advanced EDID Management with a memory of 100 EDIDs, 50
of which are user programmable. Using the Factory, Custom or Transparent EDID emulation the user can fix
and lock EDID data on the transmitter’s input connector
Dual output is available on 200 series units through a built-in distribution amplifier. HDMI-OPT-TX200R has a
local monitor HDMI output to enable easy monitoring of the outgoing signal and HDMI-OPT-RX200R has two
identical HDMI outputs.* Pixel Accurate Reclocking included in all transmitters and receivers - a Lightware
technology to eliminate jitter and skew generated by low quality sources and multiple daisy-chained devices.
Single Fiber Technology makes these units fully HDMI1.3 and HDCP1.1 compliant without need of a second
fiber cable or copper connections. To simplify cabling, the bi-directional communication – which is necessary
for HDCP handshaking – is performed on the same fiber core that transmits the video signal.
Bi-directional RS-232 extension is available on „R” versions for remote device control over the same fiber core.*
Galvanic isolation between source and display helps to avoid ground loops and hum effects. No delay occurs
in the signal during optical conversion, the video image is transported without any frame latency. This feature
is crucial in 3D applications and systems where audio is processed separately.
1U rack shelf
Stand alone operation
Cross compatibility between every device in Lightware’s fiber optical product portfolio is ensured thanks to
our attentive design. In a standalone application HDMI-OPT-TX200R and HDMI-OPT-RX200R can work together simply, but with Lightware’s hybrid modular matrix concept, it is even possible to connect these extender
boxes directly to the matrix router using an MX-HDMI-OPT series input or output optical boards. This integrated solution simplifies installation and helps reducing system costs as well.
Hybrid Router Application
Long distance lossless HDMI or DVI signal transmission
Ground loop isolation
Multiroom video and audio control
Professional AV systems, conference rooms
High End home cinema
Yacht installations
Single Fiber Technology
Extends DVI or HDMI signals over one multimode fiber core
HDMI to DVI conversion (when using DVI monitor)
1920x1200 or 2048x1080 maximal resolutions
RS-232 pass through and remote control over fiber*
HDCP1.1 compliant
Pixel Accurate Reclocking
Zero frame latency, no delay
No compression
SC fiber optical connectors
Cross compatibility with any Lightware Fiber device
Advanced EDID Management in both transmitter and receiver
Twist and lock DC power plug
Several status LEDs: source, display, signal, HDCP and laser
detection, EDID validity
Local monitor buffered loop output at transmitter*
Two identical HDMI outputs at receiver*
Robust metal housing
Rack mountable
Locking DC plug
Twist 90° clockwise to lock
Compatibility table
Data rate:
Max Resolution:
Color depth:
Video delay:
HDCP pass through:
EDID emulation:
EDID memory:
EDID support:
Front panel control:
LED indicators (-TX200R):
LED indicators (-RX200R):
RS-232 pass through:
Laser wavelengths:
Laser class specification:
Transmitter output OMA*:
Receiver OMA* sensitivity:
Optical loss budget:
Transmission distance:
Power supply:
2.25 Gbps per color
1920x1200 or 2048x1080 pixels
24, 30 or 36 bits deep color
0 frames
yes, Advanced EDID Management
50 factory preset, 50 user
programmable EDIDs
256 byte Extended EDID v1.3
EDID selector switch, learn button
HDCP content, HDMI signal, Video
clock, Laser detect, EDID validity,
Monitor 1 & 2 detect
HDCP content, HDMI signal, Video
clock, Fiber link detect, EDID validity,
Monitor & source detect
yes, bidirectional*
9.6, 14.4, 19.2, 38.4, 57.6 kBauds
50/125 SC Multimode (preferred)
62.5/125 SC Multimode
6ch. CWDM: 778; 800; 825; 850 nm
(high speed), 911; 980 nm (low speed)
Class 3R
-6.25 dBm (worst case)
-14.25 dBm (worst case)
8 dBm (worst case)
2600 meters (using OM3e type fiber)
External power adaptor (100 to 240V
AC, 50/60Hz)(5V DC, 1A)
Power consumption (-TX200R): 4W (typ) 6W (max)
Power consumption (-RX200R): 4W (typ) 9W (max)
1 mm metal
Dimensions (-TX200R):
100,4W x 131,9D x 26H mm
100,4W x 131,9D x 26H mm
Dimensions (-RX200R):
Net weight:*
see in comparison chart
3 years
OMA*:Optical Modulation Amplitude
locking DC connector (2.1 / 5.5 mm)
HDMI connectors
SC receptacle
This feature is available in specific product types. Please refer to
the Product series comparison.
Transmitters and receivers front and back view
Product series comparison
RS-232 pass through:
Dual output:
Supplied accessory
Optional accessories
Universal DC adaptor
Wall power adaptor with interchangeable
plug for international use. Universal input:
100-240 V AC, 50-60 Hz.
Rack shelf
The 1U high rack shelf provides mounting
holes for fastening two half-rack or four
quarter-rack sized units.
410 gramms
410 gramms
400 gramms
400 gramms
400 gramms
400 gramms
Under desk mounting kit
The UD-kit makes easy to mount a single
device on any flat surface (e.g. furniture).
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